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Helen E. Scharfman

Helen E. Scharfman, PhD

Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

hippocampus and parahippocampal areas, their role in normal function and their contribution to neurological disorders and mental illness, neurotrophins (BDNF)and neuronal plasticity , neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus , mechanisms controlling neuronal excitability; seizures; epilepsy, neuronal modulation by reproductive steroids, brain and spinal cord injury; neuroprotection, imaging, molecular, cellular, & translational neuroscience, systems, cognitive, & computational neuroscience


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Stephens, Gabriel S; Fu, Chia-Hsuan; St Romain, Corey P; Zheng, Yi; Botterill, Justin J; Scharfman, Helen E; Liu, Yin; Chin, Jeannie

Frontiers in neuroscience. 2020 May; 14:472

Botterill, Justin J; Lu, Yi-Ling; LaFrancois, John J; Bernstein, Hannah L; Alcantara-Gonzalez, David; Jain, Swati; Leary, Paige; Scharfman, Helen E

Cell reports. 2019 Nov 26; 29(9):2875-2889.e6

Saadipour, Khalil; Tiberi, Alexia; Lomardo, Sylvia; Grajales, Elena; Montroull, Laura; Mañucat-Tan, Noralyn B; LaFrancois, John; Cammer, Michael; Mathews, Paul M; Scharfman, Helen E; Liao, Francesca-Fang; Friedman, Wilma J; Zhou, Xin-Fu; Tesco, Giueseppina; Chao, Moses V

Molecular & cellular neurosciences. 2019 Aug 15; 99:103395

Jain, Swati; LaFrancois, John J; Botterill, Justin J; Alcantara-Gonzalez, David; Scharfman, Helen E

Hippocampus. 2019 Aug; 29(8):683-709

Fu, Chia-Hsuan; Iascone, Daniel Maxim; Petrof, Iraklis; Hazra, Anupam; Zhang, Xiaohong; Pyfer, Mark S; Tosi, Umberto; Corbett, Brian F; Cai, Jingli; Lee, Jason; Park, Jin; Iacovitti, Lorraine; Scharfman, Helen E; Enikolopov, Grigori; Chin, Jeannie

Cell reports. 2019 Jun 25; 27(13):3741-3751.e4

Scharfman, Helen E

Epilepsy currents. 2019 Jun 24; 1535759719855952

Luna, Victor M; Anacker, Christoph; Burghardt, Nesha S; Khandaker, Hameda; Andreu, Valentine; Millette, Amira; Leary, Paige; Ravenelle, Rebecca; Jimenez, Jessica C; Mastrodonato, Alessia; Denny, Christine A; Fenton, Andre A; Scharfman, Helen E; Hen, Rene

Science. 2019 05 10; 364(6440):578-583

Bernstein, Hannah L; Lu, Yi-Ling; Botterill, Justin J; Scharfman, Helen E

Neural plasticity. 2019 Sep; 2019:1815371