Merab Kokaia - Publications#


Total citations: 8437
h-index: 50
i10-index: 99

Recent selected publications:

1. Dynamic interaction of local and transhemispheric networks is necessary for progressive intensification of hippocampal seizures
F Berglind, M Kokaia. Scientific reports 8 (1), 5669 2018

2. Prolonged life of human acute hippocampal slices from temporal lobe epilepsy surgery. J Wickham, NG Brödjegård, R Vighagen, LH Pinborg, J Bengzon, DPD Woldbye, M Kokaia, M Andersson. Scientific reports 8 (1), 4158 2018

3. Altered Chloride Homeostasis Decreases the Action Potential Threshold and Increases Hyperexcitability in Hippocampal Neurons. AT Sørensen, M Ledri, M Melis, LN Ledri, M Kokaia. Eneuro 4 (6), ENEURO. 0172-17.2017

4. Advances in the development of biomarkers for epilepsy. Asla Pitkänen, Wolfgang Löscher, Annamaria Vezzani, Albert J Becker, Michele Simonato, Katarzyna Lukasiuk, Olli Gröhn, Jens P Bankstahl, Alon Friedman, Eleonora Aronica, Jan A Gorter, Teresa Ravizza, Sanjay M Sisodiya, Merab Kokaia, Heinz Beck. The Lancet Neurology 15 (8), 843-856 48 2016

5. Optogenetic control of human neurons in organotypic brain cultures. Natalia Avaliani, Andreas Svensson, Jenny Wickham, Lars H Pinborg, Bo Jespersen, Søren H Christiansen, Johan Bengzon, David PD Woldbye, Merab Kokaia. Scientific Reports 6, 24818

6. Differential effect of neuropeptides on excitatory synaptic transmission in human epileptic hippocampus. M Ledri, A T Sørensen, M G Madsen, S H Christiansen, L Nikitidou Ledri, A Cifra, J Bengzon, E Lindberg, L H Pinborg, B Jespersen, C R Gøtzsche, DPD Woldbye, M Kokaia. Journal of Neuroscience 35 (26), 9622-9631, 2015

7. Global optogenetic activation of inhibitory interneurons during epileptiform activity. M Ledri, MG Madsen, L Nikitidou, D Kirik, M Kokaia. Journal of Neuroscience 34 (9), 3364-3377 56 2014

8. Optogenetics reveal delayed afferent synaptogenesis on grafted human‐induced pluripotent stem cell‐derived neural progenitors. N Avaliani, A T Sørensen, M Ledri, J Bengzon, P Koch, O Brüstle, K Deisseroth, M Kokaia. Stem Cells 32 (12), 3088-3098, 2014

9. Adeno-associated viral vector-induced overexpression of neuropeptide Y Y2 receptors in the hippocampus suppresses seizures.
DPD Woldbye, M Ängehagen, C R Gøtzsche, H Elbrønd-Bek, A T Sørensen, S H Christiansen, M V Olesen, L Nikitidou, T v O Hansen, I Kanter-Schlifke, M Kokaia. Brain 133 (9), 2778-2788, 2010

10. Optogenetic control of epileptiform activity. J Tønnesen, AT Sørensen, K Deisseroth, C Lundberg, M Kokaia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (29), 12162-12167, 2009

Other IF publications:

1: Parish CL, Castelo-Branco G, Rawal N, Tonnesen J, Sorensen AT, Salto C, Kokaia
M, Lindvall O, Arenas E. Wnt5a-treated midbrain neural stem cells improve
dopamine cell replacement therapy in parkinsonian mice. J Clin Invest. 2008
Jan;118(1):149-60. PubMed PMID: 18060047; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2104477.

2: Jakubs K, Nanobashvili A, Bonde S, Ekdahl CT, Kokaia Z, Kokaia M, Lindvall O.
Environment matters: synaptic properties of neurons born in the epileptic adult
brain develop to reduce excitability. Neuron. 2006 Dec 21;52(6):1047-59. PubMed
PMID: 17178407.

3: Englund U, Bjorklund A, Wictorin K, Lindvall O, Kokaia M. Grafted neural stem
cells develop into functional pyramidal neurons and integrate into host cortical
circuitry. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Dec 24;99(26):17089-94. Epub 2002 Dec
5. PubMed PMID: 12471158; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC139274.

4: Kokaia M, Holmberg K, Nanobashvili A, Xu ZQ, Kokaia Z, Lendahl U, Hilke S,
Theodorsson E, Kahl U, Bartfai T, Lindvall O, Hökfelt T. Suppressed kindling
epileptogenesis in mice with ectopic overexpression of galanin. Proc Natl Acad
Sci U S A. 2001 Nov 20;98(24):14006-11. Epub 2001 Nov 6. PubMed PMID: 11698649;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC61157.

5: Min MY, Asztely F, Kokaia M, Kullmann DM. Long-term potentiation and
dual-component quantal signaling in the dentate gyrus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
1998 Apr 14;95(8):4702-7. PubMed PMID: 9539802; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC22554.

6: Bengzon J, Kokaia Z, Elmér E, Nanobashvili A, Kokaia M, Lindvall O. Apoptosis
and proliferation of dentate gyrus neurons after single and intermittent limbic
seizures. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Sep 16;94(19):10432-7. PubMed PMID:
9294228; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC23380.

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