Sudhir Sivakumaran, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
2016-2017 Anatomy & Neurobiology Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 
Area:
Neuronal Oscillations, Cortical Activity, Neuronal Excitability, Ion-regulatory proteins, Epilepsy, Stroke, GABA, Development, Hippocampus, Memory, Synaptic Plasticity
Website:
http://www.bumc.bu.edu/anatneuro/research/cellular-neurobiology/
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Parents

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Upinder Singh Bhalla research assistant 2001-2002 NCBS
Shinya Kuroda research assistant 2002-2004 University of Tokyo
Enrico Cherubini grad student 2005-2009 SISSA, Trieste
Enrico Cherubini post-doc 2009-2011 SISSA, Trieste
Kai Kaila post-doc 2011-2014 Univ. Helsinki
Jamie L. Maguire post-doc 2013-2016 Tufts
Jennifer Luebke research scientist 2016-2017 BU School of Medicine

Collaborators

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Juha Voipio collaborator 2011-2014 Univ. Helsinki
Katri Wegelius collaborator 2011-2014 Univ. Helsinki
Peter Blaesse collaborator 2011-2015 Univ. Helsinki
Stephen J. Moss collaborator 2013-2016 Tufts
Stephen J. Moss collaborator 2013-2016 Tufts
Maria L. Medalla collaborator 2016-2017 BU School of Medicine
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Sivakumaran S, Cardarelli RA, Maguire J, et al. (2015) Selective Inhibition of KCC2 Leads to Hyperexcitability and Epileptiform Discharges in Hippocampal Slices and In Vivo. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 35: 8291-6
Puskarjov M, Ahmad F, Khirug S, et al. (2015) BDNF is required for seizure-induced but not developmental up-regulation of KCC2 in the neonatal hippocampus. Neuropharmacology. 88: 103-9
Caiati MD, Safiulina VF, Fattorini G, et al. (2013) PrPC controls via protein kinase A the direction of synaptic plasticity in the immature hippocampus. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 33: 2973-83
Caiati MD, Sivakumaran S, Lanore F, et al. (2012) Developmental regulation of CB1-mediated spike-time dependent depression at immature mossy fiber-CA3 synapses. Scientific Reports. 2: 285
Cherubini E, Caiati MD, Sivakumaran S. (2011) In the developing hippocampus kainate receptors control the release of GABA from mossy fiber terminals via a metabotropic type of action. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 717: 11-26
Tyzio R, Allene C, Nardou R, et al. (2011) Depolarizing actions of GABA in immature neurons depend neither on ketone bodies nor on pyruvate. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 31: 34-45
Safiulina VF, Caiati MD, Sivakumaran S, et al. (2010) Control of GABA Release at Mossy Fiber-CA3 Connections in the Developing Hippocampus. Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience. 2: 1
Caiati MD, Sivakumaran S, Cherubini E. (2010) In the developing rat hippocampus, endogenous activation of presynaptic kainate receptors reduces GABA release from mossy fiber terminals. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 30: 1750-9
Sivakumaran S, Mohajerani MH, Cherubini E. (2009) At immature mossy-fiber-CA3 synapses, correlated presynaptic and postsynaptic activity persistently enhances GABA release and network excitability via BDNF and cAMP-dependent PKA. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 29: 2637-47
Mohajerani MH, Sivakumaran S, Zacchi P, et al. (2007) Correlated network activity enhances synaptic efficacy via BDNF and the ERK pathway at immature CA3 CA1 connections in the hippocampus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 13176-81
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