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Satvinder Kaur, PH.D.


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  1. Venner A, Todd WD, Fraigne J, Bowrey H, Eban-Rothschild A, Kaur S, Anaclet C. Newly Identified Sleep-Wake and Circadian Circuits as Potential Therapeutic Targets. Sleep. 2019 Feb 05. PMID: 30722061.
  2. Todd WD, Fenselau H, Wang JL, Zhang R, Machado NL, Venner A, Broadhurst RY, Kaur S, Lynagh T, Olson DP, Lowell BB, Fuller PM, Saper CB. A hypothalamic circuit for the circadian control of aggression. Nat Neurosci. 2018 May; 21(5):717-724. PMID: 29632359.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  3. Kaur S, Wang JL, Ferrari L, Thankachan S, Kroeger D, Venner A, Lazarus M, Wellman A, Arrigoni E, Fuller PM, Saper CB. A Genetically Defined Circuit for Arousal from Sleep during Hypercapnia. Neuron. 2017 Dec 06; 96(5):1153-1167.e5. PMID: 29103805.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  4. Yokota S, Kaur S, VanderHorst VG, Saper CB, Chamberlin NL. Respiratory-related outputs of glutamatergic, hypercapnia-responsive parabrachial neurons in mice. J Comp Neurol. 2015 Apr 15; 523(6):907-20. PMID: 25424719; PMCID: PMC4329052.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  5. Pittman-Polletta B, Hsieh WH, Kaur S, Lo MT, Hu K. Detecting phase-amplitude coupling with high frequency resolution using adaptive decompositions. J Neurosci Methods. 2014 Apr 15; 226:15-32. PMID: 24452055.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  6. Kaur S, Pedersen NP, Yokota S, Hur EE, Fuller PM, Lazarus M, Chamberlin NL, Saper CB. Glutamatergic signaling from the parabrachial nucleus plays a critical role in hypercapnic arousal. J Neurosci. 2013 May 01; 33(18):7627-40. PMID: 23637157; PMCID: PMC3674488.
    Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  7. Kaur S, Thankachan S, Begum S, Liu M, Blanco-Centurion C, Shiromani PJ. Hypocretin-2 saporin lesions of the ventrolateral periaquaductal gray (vlPAG) increase REM sleep in hypocretin knockout mice. PLoS One. 2009 Jul 22; 4(7):e6346. PMID: 19623260; PMCID: PMC2709920.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  8. Thankachan S, Kaur S, Shiromani PJ. Activity of pontine neurons during sleep and cataplexy in hypocretin knock-out mice. J Neurosci. 2009 Feb 04; 29(5):1580-5. PMID: 19193905; PMCID: PMC2649763.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  9. Liu M, Thankachan S, Kaur S, Begum S, Blanco-Centurion C, Sakurai T, Yanagisawa M, Neve R, Shiromani PJ. Orexin (hypocretin) gene transfer diminishes narcoleptic sleep behavior in mice. Eur J Neurosci. 2008 Oct; 28(7):1382-93. PMID: 18973565; PMCID: PMC2615183.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  10. Kaur S, Thankachan S, Begum S, Blanco-Centurion C, Sakurai T, Yanagisawa M, Shiromani PJ. Entrainment of temperature and activity rhythms to restricted feeding in orexin knock out mice. Brain Res. 2008 Apr 18; 1205:47-54. PMID: 18343358; PMCID: PMC2408733.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  11. Kaur S, Junek A, Black MA, Semba K. Effects of ibotenate and 192IgG-saporin lesions of the nucleus basalis magnocellularis/substantia innominata on spontaneous sleep and wake states and on recovery sleep after sleep deprivation in rats. J Neurosci. 2008 Jan 09; 28(2):491-504. PMID: 18184792.
    Citations: 42     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  12. Kaur S, Rusak B. Optic enucleation eliminates circadian rhythm shifts induced by stimulating the intergeniculate leaflet in Syrian hamsters. Neurosci Lett. 2007 Nov 05; 427(2):107-11. PMID: 17931778.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  13. Zhang S, Lin L, Kaur S, Thankachan S, Blanco-Centurion C, Yanagisawa M, Mignot E, Shiromani PJ. The development of hypocretin (orexin) deficiency in hypocretin/ataxin-3 transgenic rats. Neuroscience. 2007 Aug 10; 148(1):34-43. PMID: 17618058; PMCID: PMC2042962.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  14. Kaur S, Panchal M, Faisal M, Madan V, Nangia P, Mallick BN. Long term blocking of GABA-A receptor in locus coeruleus by bilateral microinfusion of picrotoxin reduced rapid eye movement sleep and increased brain Na-K ATPase activity in freely moving normally behaving rats. Behav Brain Res. 2004 May 05; 151(1-2):185-90. PMID: 15084434.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  15. Kaur S, Saxena RN, Mallick BN. GABAergic neurons in prepositus hypoglossi regulate REM sleep by its action on locus coeruleus in freely moving rats. Synapse. 2001 Dec 01; 42(3):141-50. PMID: 11746711.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  16. Mallick BN, Kaur S, Saxena RN. Interactions between cholinergic and GABAergic neurotransmitters in and around the locus coeruleus for the induction and maintenance of rapid eye movement sleep in rats. Neuroscience. 2001; 104(2):467-85. PMID: 11377848.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  17. Ali M, Jha SK, Kaur S, Mallick BN. Role of GABA-A receptor in the preoptic area in the regulation of sleep-wakefulness and rapid eye movement sleep. Neurosci Res. 1999 Mar; 33(3):245-50. PMID: 10211770.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  18. Kaur S, Saxena RN, Mallick BN. GABA in locus coeruleus regulates spontaneous rapid eye movement sleep by acting on GABAA receptors in freely moving rats. Neurosci Lett. 1997 Feb 21; 223(2):105-8. PMID: 9089684.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Animals
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.