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Vikram Khurana, PH.D., M.B.,B.S.

TitleInstructor in Neurology
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentNeurology
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Neurology, WACC-835
15 Parkman Street
Boston MA 02114
Phone6177265532
Fax617/975-0985

 Biography 
 awards and honors
2001 - 2006Fublbright Postgraduate Award
2004 - 2005Merck Company Foundation Fellowship
2011 - 2014American Brain and Parkinson's Disease Foundations Clinician-Scientist Development Award

 Bibliographic 
 selected publications
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  1. Tardiff DF, Jui NT, Khurana V, Tambe MA, Thompson ML, Chung CY, Kamadurai HB, Kim HT, Lancaster AK, Caldwell KA, Caldwell GA, Rochet JC, Buchwald SL, Lindquist S. Yeast Reveal a "Druggable" Rsp5/Nedd4 Network that Ameliorates a-Synuclein Toxicity in Neurons. Science. 2013 Nov 22; 342(6161):979-83.
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  2. Chung CY*, Khurana V*, Auluck PK, Tardiff DF, Mazzulli JR, Soldner F, Baru V, Lou Y, Freyzon Y, Cho S, Mungenast AE, Muffat J, Mitalipova M, Pluth MD, Jui NT, Schüle B, Lippard SJ, Tsai LH, Krainc D, Buchwald SL, Jaenisch R, Lindquist S. Identification and Rescue of a-Synuclein Toxicity in Parkinson Patient-Derived Neurons. Science. 2013; *Equal contribution.
  3. Ding H, Dhima K, Lockhart KC, Locascio JJ, Hoesing AN, Duong K, Trisini-Lipsanopoulos A, Hayes MT, Sohur US, Wills AM, Mollenhauer B, Flaherty AW, Hung AY, Mejia N, Khurana V, Gomperts SN, Selkoe DJ, Schwarzschild MA, Schlossmacher MG, Hyman BT, Sudarsky LR, Growdon JH, Scherzer CR. Unrecognized vitamin D3 deficiency is common in Parkinson disease: Harvard Biomarker Study. Neurology. 2013 Oct 22; 81(17):1531-7.
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  4. Khurana V, Merlo P, DuBoff B, Fulga TA, Sharp KA, Campbell SD, Götz J, Feany MB. A neuroprotective role for the DNA damage checkpoint in tauopathy. Aging Cell. 2012 Apr; 11(2):360-2.
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  5. Soldner F, Laganière J, Cheng AW, Hockemeyer D, Gao Q, Alagappan R, Khurana V, Golbe LI, Myers RH, Lindquist S, Zhang L, Guschin D, Fong LK, Vu BJ, Meng X, Urnov FD, Rebar EJ, Gregory PD, Zhang HS, Jaenisch R. Generation of isogenic pluripotent stem cells differing exclusively at two early onset Parkinson point mutations. Cell. 2011 Jul 22; 146(2):318-31.
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  6. Vikram Khurana, Susanna B. Mierau and Bradford C. Dickerson. . Pocket Neurology (Greer DM, ed). Dementia. 2011.
  7. Khurana V, Elson-Schwab I, Fulga TA, Sharp KA, Loewen CA, Mulkearns E, Tyynelä J, Scherzer CR, Feany MB. Lysosomal dysfunction promotes cleavage and neurotoxicity of tau in vivo. PLoS Genet. 2010 Jul; 6(7):e1001026.
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  8. Khurana V, Lindquist S. Modelling neurodegeneration in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: why cook with baker's yeast? Nat Rev Neurosci. 2010 Jun; 11(6):436-49.
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  9. Khurana V. Modeling Tauopathy in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. J Alzheimers Dis. 2008 Dec; 15(4):541-53.
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  10. Fulga TA, Elson-Schwab I, Khurana V, Steinhilb ML, Spires TL, Hyman BT, Feany MB. Abnormal bundling and accumulation of F-actin mediates tau-induced neuronal degeneration in vivo. Nat Cell Biol. 2007 Feb; 9(2):139-48.
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  11. Gavin BA, Dolph MJ, Deleault NR, Geoghegan JC, Khurana V, Feany MB, Dolph PJ, Supattapone S. Accelerated accumulation of misfolded prion protein and spongiform degeneration in a Drosophila model of Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome. J Neurosci. 2006 Nov 29; 26(48):12408-14.
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  12. Khurana V, Feany MB. Connecting cell-cycle activation to neurodegeneration in Drosophila. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007 Apr; 1772(4):446-56.
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  13. Khurana V, Lu Y, Steinhilb ML, Oldham S, Shulman JM, Feany MB. TOR-mediated cell-cycle activation causes neurodegeneration in a Drosophila tauopathy model. Curr Biol. 2006 Feb 7; 16(3):230-41.
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  14. Khurana V, Fulga TA, Feany MB. Senseless makes sense for spinocerebellar ataxia-1. Nat Neurosci. 2005 Nov; 8(11):1422-4.
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  15. Bütefisch CM, Khurana V, Kopylev L, Cohen LG. Enhancing encoding of a motor memory in the primary motor cortex by cortical stimulation. J Neurophysiol. 2004 May; 91(5):2110-6.
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  16. McLeod JG, Pollard JD, Macaskill P, Mohamed A, Spring P, Khurana V. Prevalence of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy in New South Wales, Australia. Ann Neurol. 1999 Dec; 46(6):910-3.
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  17. Macleod GT, Khurana V, Gibson WG, Bennett MR. Probability of quantal secretion and the mobilization of vesicles at the active zones of endplates. J Theor Biol. 1998 Apr 7; 191(3):323-34.
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