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Current publications

Akiyama T, Otsubo H, Ochi A, Galicia EZ, Weiss SK, Donner E, Rutka JT, Snead, OC: Topographic movie of ictal high-frequency oscillations on the brain surface using subdural EEG in neocortical epilepsy. Epilepsia 2006: 47(11): pp 1953-1957.

Araki R, Otsubo H, Makino Y, Elliott I, Iida K, Ochi A, Weiss SK, Chuang SH, Rutka JT, Snead OC: Efficacy of dexamethasone on cerebral swelling and seizures during subdural grid EEG recording in children. Epilepsia 2006: 47: pp 176-180.

Barcelo-Coblijn G, Murphy EJ, Mills K, Winchester B, Jakobs C, Snead OC, Gibson KM: Lipid abnormalities in succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase (Aldh5a1(-/-)) mouse brain provide additional evidence for myelin alterations. Biochimica et Biophysica ACTA/General Subjects (Amsterdam) 2007: 1772: pp 556-562.

Benifla M, Otsubo H, Ochi A, Snead OC, Rutka JT: Multiple subpial transactions in pediatric epilepsy: Indications and outcomes. Childs Nervous System 2006: 22: pp 992-998.

Bercovici E, Cortez MA, Snead OC: 5-HT2 modulation of AY-9944 induced atypical absence seizures. Neuroscience Letters 2007: 418: pp 13-17.

Bercovici E, Cortez MA, Wang X, Snead OC: Serotonin depletion attenuates AY-99-mediated atypical absence seizures. Epilepsia 2006: 2: pp 240-246.

Buzzi A, Wu Y, Frantseva MV, Perez Velazquez JL, Cortez MA, Liu CC, Shen LQ, Gibson KM, Snead OC: Succinic semialdehyde dehydrogenase: GABAB receptor-mediated function. Brain Research 2006: 1090(1): pp 15-22.

Chan KF, Burnham WM, Jia Z, Cortez MA, Snead OC: GABAB receptor antagonism abolishes the learning impairments in rats with chronic atypical absence seizures. European Journal of Pharmacology 2006: 541(1-2): pp 64-72.

Cortez MA, Perez Velazquez JL, Snead OC: Animal models of epilepsy and progressive effects of seizures. Advances in Neurology 2006: 97: pp 293-304.

Cortez MA, Snead OC: Pharmacological models of absence seizures. In: Models of Seizures and epilepsy (Pitkanen, Schwartzkroin, Moshe, Eds). 2006; Elsevier.

Donarum EA, Stephan DA, Larkin K, Murphy EJ, Gupta M, Senephansiri H, Switzer RC, Pearl PL, Snead OC, Jacobs C, Gibson KM: Expression profiling reveals multiple myelin alterations in murine succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase deficiency. Journal Inherited Metabolic Disease 2006: 29: pp 143-156.

Donner EJ, Snead OC: New generation anticonvulsants for the treatment of epilepsy in children. NeuroRx 2006: 3: pp 170-180.

Grondin R, Chuang S, Otsubo H, Holowka S, Snead OC, Raybaud C, Rutka JT: The role of magnetoencephalography in pediatric epilepsy surgery. Childs Nervous System 2006: 22: pp 779-785.

Jensen EE, Verhoven NM, Jakobs C, Shulze A, Senephansiri H, Gupta M, Snead OC, Gibson KM: Increased guanidine species in murine and human succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase (SSADH) deficiency. Biochem Biophys Acta 2006: 1762: pp 494-498.

Kadis DS, Iida K, Kerr EN, Logan WJ, McAndrews MP, Ochi A, Otsubo H, Rutka JT, Snead OC, Weiss, SK, Smith M: Interhemispheric reorganization of language in children with medically intractable epilepsy. Journal of the Neuropsychological Society 2007: 13: pp 505-516.

Leshchenko Y, Likhodii S, Yue W, Burnham WM, Perez Velazquez JL: Carbenoxolone does not cross the blood brain barrier: An HPLC study. BMC Neuroscience 2006: 7: pp 3.

Mohamed IS, Otsubo H, Donner E, Ochi A, Sharma R, Drake J, Rutka JT, Chuang SH, Holowka S, Snead OC: Magnetoencephalography for surgical treatment of refractory status epilepticus. ACTA Neurologica Scandinavica (Copenhagen) 2007: 115(S186): pp 29-36.

Mohamed IS, Otsubo H, Pang E, Chuang SH, Rutka JT, Dirks P, Weiss SK, Snead OC: Magnetoencephalographic spike sources associated with auditory auras in pediatric localization-related epilepsy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 2006: 77(11): pp 1256-1261.

Mohamed IS, Otsubo H, Schroff M, Donner E, Drake J, Snead OC: Magnetoencephalography and diffusion tensor imaging in gelastic seizures secondary to a cingulate gyrus lesion. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2007: 109(2): pp 182-187.

Ochi A, Otsubo H, Donner E, Elliot I, Iwata R, Funaki T, AKizuki Y, Akiyama T, Rutka JT, Snead OC: Dynamic changes of ictal high frequency oscillations in neocortical epilepsy: Using multiple band frequency analysis. Epilepsia 2007: 48: pp 286-296.

Oishi M, Otsubo H, Iida K, Suyama Y, Ochi A, Weiss SK, Xiang J, Gaetz W, Cheyne D, Chuang SH, Rutka JT, Snead OC: Presurgical simulation of intracerebral epileptiform discharges: Synthetic aperture magnetometry virtual sensor analysis of interictal magnetoencephalography data. Journal of Neurosurgery 2006: 105: pp 41-49.

Perez Velazquez JL. Brain research:A perspective from the coupled oscillators field. NeuroQuantology 2006: 4: pp 155-165.

Perez Velazquez JL, Kokarovtseva L, Sarbaziha R, Jeyapalan Z, Leschenko Y: Role of gap junctional coupling in astrocytic networks in the determination of global ischaemia-induced oxidative stress and hippocampal damage.European Journal of Neuroscience 2006: 23: pp 1-10.

Proulx E, Leschenko UY, Kokarovtseva L, Khokhtova V, Snead OC, Perez Velazquez J: Functional contribution of specific brain areas to absence seizures: Role of thalamic gap junctional coupling. European Journal of Neuroscience 2006: 23: pp 489-96.

RamachandranNair R, Otsubo H, Shroff MM, Ochi A, Donner E, Weiss SK, Rutka JT, Snead OC: MEG predicts outcome following surgery for intractable epilepsy in children with normal or non-focal MRI findings. Epilepsia 2007: 48: pp 149-157.

Saengpattrachai M. Sharma R, Hunjan A, Shroff M, Ochi A, Otsubo H, Cortez MA, Snead OC: Non-convulsive seizures in the pediatric intensive care unit: Etiology, EEG and brain imaging findings. Epilepsia 2006: 47: pp 1510-1518.

Snead OC, Clapcote SJ, Roder JC, Boulianne GL: Novel strategies for the development of animal models of refractory epilepsy. Advances in Neurology 2006: 97: pp 155-171.

Stewart LS, Bercovici E, Shukla R, Serbanescu I, Persad V, Mistry N, Cortez MA, Snead OC: Daily rhythms of seizure activity and behavior in a model of atypical absence epilepsy. Epilepsy Behaviour 2006: 9(4): pp 564-572.

Stewart LS, Cortez MA, Snead OC: Chronobiometry of behavioral activity in trisomic mice. Behavior Genetics 2007: 37: pp 388-398.

Struys EA, Verhoven NM, Jansen EE, Brink HJ, Gupta M, Burlingame TG, Quang LS, Maher T, Rinaldo P, Snead OC, Goodwin AK, Weerts EM, Brown PR, Murphy TC, Picklo MJ, Jacobs C, Gibson KM: Metabolism of gamma-hydroxybutyrate to d-02-hydroxyglutarate in mammals: Further evidence for d-2-hydroxyglurarate transhydrogenase. Metabolism 2006: 55: pp 353-358.

Wu Y, Buzzi A, Frantseva M, Shen L, Gibson, M, Snead OC: Status epilepticus in mice deficient for succinate semialdehyde dehydrogenase: GABAA receptor-mediated mechanisms. Annals of Neurology 2006: 59: pp 42-52.

Wu Y, Wong CGT, Cortez MA, Shen LQ, Liu CC, Perez-Velazquez J-L, Wang YT, Eubanks JH, Snead OC: Evidence for a critical role of forebrain GABA-B receptors in atypical absence seizures. Neurobiology of Disease 2007: 26: pp 439-451.