Kim­berly Simp­son, Ph.D.

1992–1998

The­sis: The anatom­i­cal and neu­ro­chem­i­cal orga­ni­za­tion of rat locus coeruleus with respect to galanin and the ascend­ing trigem­i­nal somatosen­sory path­way.

Cur­rent posi­tion: Associate Pro­fes­sor of Anatomy, Uni­ver­sity of Mis­sis­sippi Med­ical Center.

Selected Publications

Differential expression of nitric oxide in serotonergic projection neurons: neurochemical identification of dorsal raphe inputs to rodent trigeminal somatosensory targets. Simpson KL, Waterhouse BD, Lin RC. The Journal of comparative neurology. 2003; 466(4):495-512.

Origin, distribution, and morphology of galaninergic fibers in the rodent trigeminal system. Simpson KL, Waterhouse BD, Lin RC. The Journal of comparative neurology. 1999; 411(3):524-34.

Projection patterns from the raphe nuclear complex to the ependymal wall of the ventricular system in the rat.Simpson KL, Fisher TM, Waterhouse BD, Lin RC. The Journal of comparative neurology. 1998; 399(1):61-72.