Publications

Hippocampal injection of the exercise-induced myokine irisin suppresses acute stress-induced neurobehavioral impairment in a sex-dependent manner. Jodeiri Farshbaf M, Garasia S, Moussoki DPK, Mondal AK, Cherkowsky D, Manal N, and Alviña K.
Behav Neurosci. 2020 Jun;134(3):233-247. doi: 10.1037/bne0000367.
PMID: 32437197 https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2020-34330-001

Long term effects of stress on hippocampal function: Emphasis on early life stress paradigms and potential involvement of neuropeptide Y.
Alviña K, Jodeiri Farshbaf M, and Mondal AK.
J Neurosci Res. 2020 Mar 11. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24614. Online ahead of print.
PMID: 32162350 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jnr.24614

Maternal elevated salt consumption and the development of autism spectrum disorder in the offspring. Afroz KF, and Alviña K. J Neuroinflammation. 2019 Dec 14;16(1):265. doi: 10.1186/s12974-019-1666-2 PMID: 31837704

https://jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12974-019-1666-2

The role of inflammation and the gut microbiome in depression and anxiety. Peirce JM*, and Alviña K. J Neurosci Res. 2019 May 29. doi: 10.1002/jnr.24476 PMID: 31144383 (* undergraduate student)

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jnr.24476

Npas4 Is a Critical Regulator of Learning-Induced Plasticity at Mossy Fiber-CA3 Synapses during Contextual Memory Formation. Weng FJ, Garcia RI, Lutzu S, Alviña K, Zhang Y, Dushko M, Ku T, Zemoura K, Rich D, Garcia-Dominguez D, Hung M, Yelhekar TD, Sørensen AT, Xu W, Chung K, Castillo PE, and Lin Y. Neuron. 2018 Mar 7; 97(5): 1137-1152.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.01.026. Epub 2018 Feb 8. PMID: 29429933

Neurotrophin and FGF Signaling Adapter Proteins, FRS2 and FRS3, Regulate Dentate Granule Cell Maturation and Excitatory Synaptogenesis. Nandi S, Alviña K, Lituma PJ, Castillo PE, and Hébert JM. Neuroscience. 2017 Nov 16; 369:192-201. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.11.017. PMID: 29155277

Diversity of Graduates from Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree Neuroscience Programs in the United States. Ramos RL, Alviña K, and Martinez LR. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education (JUNE), Fall 2017, 16(1): A6-A13

Developmental change in the contribution of voltage-gated Ca(2+) channels to the pacemaking of deep cerebellar nuclei neurons. Alviña K, Tara E, and Khodakhah K. Neuroscience. 2016 May 13;322:171-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.02.031. PMID: 26902515

A Combined Optogenetic-Knockdown Strategy Reveals a Major Role of Tomosyn in Mossy Fiber Synaptic Plasticity. Ben-Simon Y, Rodenas-Ruano A, Alviña K, Lam AD, Stuenkel EL, Castillo PE, and Ashery U. Cell Rep. 2015 Jul 21;12(3):396-404. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.06.037. PMID: 26166572

Sensory processing and corollary discharge effects in posterior caudal lobe Purkinje cells in a weakly electric mormyrid fish. Alviña K, and Sawtell NB. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jul 15; 112(2):328-39. doi: 10.1152/jn.00016.2014. PMID: 24790163

A temporal basis for predicting the sensory consequences of motor commands in an electric fish. Kennedy A, Wayne G, Kaifosh P, Alviña K, Abbott LF, and Sawtell NB. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Mar;17(3):416-22. doi: 10.1038/nn.3650. MID: 24531306

The therapeutic mode of action of 4-aminopyridine in cerebellar ataxia. Alviña K, and Khodakhah K. J Neurosci. 2010 May 26;30(21):7258-68. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3582-09.2010  PMID: 20505092

KCa channels as therapeutic targets in episodic ataxia type-2. Alviña K, and Khodakhah K. J Neurosci. 2010 May 26;30(21):7249-57. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6341-09.2010 PMID: 20505091

T-type calcium channels mediate rebound firing in intact deep cerebellar neurons.  Alviña K, Ellis-Davies G, and Khodakhah K. Neuroscience. 2009 Jan 23;158(2):635-41. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.09.052. PMID: 18983899

Questioning the role of rebound firing in the cerebellum. Alviña K, Walter JT, Kohn A, Ellis-Davies G, and Khodakhah K. Nat Neurosci. 2008 Nov;11(11):1256-8. doi: 10.1038/nn.2195. PMID: 18820695

Selective regulation of spontaneous activity of neurons of the deep cerebellar nuclei by N-type calcium channels in juvenile rats. Alviña K, and Khodakhah K. J Physiol. 2008 May 15;586(10):2523-38. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2007.148197. PMID: 18372310

Decreases in the precision of Purkinje cell pacemaking cause cerebellar dysfunction and ataxia. Walter JT, Alviña K, Womack MD, Chevez C, and Khodakhah K. Nat Neurosci. 2006 Mar;9(3):389-97. PMID: 16474392

Histamine reduces gap junctional communication of human tonsil high endothelial cells in culture. Figueroa XF, Alviña K, Martínez AD, Garcés G, Rosemblatt M, Boric MP, and Sáez JC. Microvasc Res. 2004 Nov;68(3):247-57. PMID: 15501244