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Neuroscience

Biological disciplines focused on the human brain and body’s neural circuits.

Neuroscience Researchers

Amosy M'Koma, MD, MS, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6796
amkoma@mmc.edu

Amos Sakwe, PhD, MSCI

Associate Professor
School of Graduate Studies and Research
Center for Women's Health Research

(615) 327-6064
asakwe@mmc.edu

Clivel Charlton, PhD

Director, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience & Professor
School of Medicine
Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience

(615) 327-6971
ccharlton@mmc.edu

LaMonica Stewart, PhD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6749
lstewart@mmc.edu

Subodh Nag, PhD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

(615) 327-6926
snag@mmc.edu

Neuroscience Team Publications

Small-Molecule Natural Product Physachenolide C Potentiates Immunotherapy Efficacy by Targeting BET Proteins.
Tewary P, Brooks AD, Xu YM, Wijeratne EMK, Babyak AL, Back TC, Chari R, Evans CN, Henrich CJ, Meyer TJ, Edmondson EF, Prudente de Aquino MT, Kanagasabai T, Shanker A, Gunatilaka AAL, Sayers TJ

Bortezomib Sustains T Cell Function by Inducing miR-155-Mediated Downregulation of SOCS1 and SHIP1.
Renrick AN, Thounaojam MC, de Aquino MTP, Chaudhuri E, Pandhare J, Dash C, Shanker A

Activation of proline biosynthesis is critical to maintain glutamate homeostasis during acute methamphetamine exposure.
Jones B, Balasubramaniam M, Lebowitz JJ, Taylor A, Villalta F, Khoshbouei H, Grueter C, Grueter B, Dash C, Pandhare J

Astrocyte-specific deletion of the transcription factor Yin Yang 1 in murine substantia nigra mitigates manganese-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity.
Pajarillo E, Johnson J Jr, Rizor A, Nyarko-Danquah I, Adinew G, Bornhorst J, Stiboller M, Schwerdtle T, Son DS, Aschner M, Lee E

Phase II Study of Immunotherapy With Tecemotide and Bevacizumab After Chemoradiation in Patients With Unresectable Stage III Non-Squamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (NS-NSCLC): A Trial of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (E6508).
Patel JD, Lee JW, Carbone DP, Wagner H, Shanker A, de Aquino MTP, Horn L, Johnson ML, Gerber DE, Liu JJ, Das MS, Al-Nsour MA, Dakhil CSR, Ramalingam S, Schiller JH