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Carola Romberg-Taylor

Dr. Carola Romberg-Taylor

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


Room: Leopoldstr. 13, Room 3.118
Phone: + 49 89 2180 6313

Further Information

Post-doctoral Researcher in Biological Psychology


PhD: Oxford, UK; MSc: University of Cologne;


since 2016: Post-doctoral Researcher; Biological Psychology Research Unit, LMU Munich.

2010-2016: Marie Curie Intraeuropean Exchange Fellow; Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry, Munich.

2008-2009: Lecturer in Neuroscience; University of Cambridge, UK.

2008-2010: Post-doctoral Researcher; University of Cambridge, UK.

2006-2007: College Lecturer in Neuroscience; Keble College, Oxford, UK.




Cortese, A., Delgado-Morales, R., Almeida, O.F.X., & Romberg, C. (2019). The Arctic/Swedish APP mutation alters the impact of chronic stress on cognition in mice. European Journal of Neuroscience, 50, 2773-2785.

Sauseng, P., Peylo, C., Biel, A.L., Friedrich, E.V.C., & Romberg‐Taylor, C. (2019). Does cross‐frequency phase coupling of oscillatory brain activity contribute to a better understanding of visual working memory? British Journal of Psychology, 110, 245-255.

Romberg, C., Bartko, S., Wess, J., Saksida, L.M., & Bussey, T.J. (2018). Impaired object-location learning and recognition memory but enhanced sustained attention in M2 muscarinic receptor-deficient mice. Psychopharmacology, 235, 3495-3508.

Kim, C.H., Romberg, C., Hvoslef-Eide, M., Oomen, C.A., Mar, A.C., Heath, C.J., Berthiaume, A.A., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2015). Trial-unique, delayed nonmatching-to-location (TUNL) touchscreen testing for mice: sensitivity to dorsal hippocampal dysfunction. Psychopharmacology, 232, 3935-3945.

Romberg, C., Yang, S., Melani, R., Andrews, M.R., Horner, A.E., Spillantini, M.G., Bussey, T.J., Fawcett, J.W., Pizzorusso, T., & Saksida, L.M. (2013). Depletion of perineuronal nets enhances recognition memory and long-term depression in the perirhinal cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, 33, 7057-7065.

Romberg, C., Horner, A.E., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2013). A touch screen-automated cognitive test battery reveals impaired attention, memory abnormalities, and increased response inhibition in the TgCRND8 mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Aging, 34, 731-744.

Romberg, C., Bussey, T.J, & Saksida, L.M. (2013). Paying more attention to attention: towards more comprehensive cognitive translation using mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. Brain Research Bulletin, 92, 49-55.

Romberg, C., McTighe, S.M., Heath, C.J., Whitcomb, D.J., Cho, K., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2012). False recognition in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease: rescue with sensory restriction and memantine. Brain, 135, 2103-2114.

Bartko, S.J., Romberg, C., White, B., Wess, J., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2011). Intact attentional processing but abnormal responding in M1 muscarinic receptor-deficient mice using an automated touchscreen method. Neuropharmacology, 61, 1366-1378.

Romberg, C., Mattson, M.P., Mughal, M.R., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2011). Impaired attention in the 3xTgAD mouse model of Alzheimer's disease: rescue by donepezil (Aricept). Journal of Neuroscience, 31, 3500-3507.
Creer, D.J., Romberg, C., Saksida, L.M., van Praag, H., & Bussey, T.J. (2010). Running enhances spatial pattern separation in mice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107, 2367-2372.

Clelland, C.D., Choi, M., Romberg, C., Clemenson, G.D., Fragniere, A., Tyers, P., Jessberger, S., Saksida, L.M., Barker, R.A., Gage, F.H., & Bussey, T.J. (2009). A functional role for adult hippocampal neurogenesis in spatial pattern separation. Science, 325, 210-213.

McTighe, S.M., Mar, A.C., Romberg, C., Bussey, T.J., & Saksida, L.M. (2009). A new touchscreen test of pattern separation: effect of hippocampal lesions. Neuroreport, 20, 881-885.

Romberg, C., Raffel, J., Martin, L., Sprengel, R., Seeburg, P.H., Rawlins, J.N., Bannerman, D.M., & Paulsen, O. (2009). Induction and expression of GluA1 (GluR-A)-independent LTP in the hippocampus. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 1141-1152.

Bannerman, D.M., Niewoehner, B., Lyon, L., Romberg, C., Schmitt, W.B., Taylor, A., Sanderson, D.J., Cottam, J., Sprengel, R., Seeburg, P.H., Köhr, G., & Rawlins, J.N. (2008). NMDA receptor subunit NR2A is required for rapidly acquired spatial working memory but not incremental spatial reference memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 28, 3623-3630.

Deacon, R.M., Cholerton, L.L., Talbot, K., Nair-Roberts, R.G., Sanderson, D.J., Romberg, C., Koros, E., Bornemann, K.D., & Rawlins, J.N. Age-dependent and -independent behavioral deficits in Tg2576 mice. Behavioural Brain Research, 189, 126-138.