Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:
{• Basic Research   ° Translational Research}

[Link to: ORCID]

°  Beesley S, Sullenberger T, Lee C, Kumar SS (2022) GluN3 subunit expression correlates with increased vulnerability of hippocampus and entorhinal cortex to neurodegeneration in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy. J Neurophysiol. 127:6 1496-1510.   [Link]   new!

•  Kumar S and Kumar SS (2021) A model for predicting cation selectivity and permeability in AMPA and NMDA receptors based on receptor subunit composition. Front. Synaptic Neurosci. 13:779759.   [Link]   new!

°  Beesley S, Sullenberger T, Ailani R, D'Orio C, Crockett MS, Kumar SS (2021) D-serine intervention in the medial entorhinal area alters TLE-related pathology in CA1 hippocampus via the temporoammonic pathway. Neuroscience 453:168-186.   [Link]   new!

°  Beesley S, Sullenberger T, Crotty K, Ailani R, D'Orio C, Evans K, Ogunkunle EO, Roper MG, Kumar SS (2020) D-serine mitigates cell loss associated with temporal lobe epilepsy. Nature Commun. 11:4966.   [Link

•  Beesley S, Sullenberger T, Kumar SS (2020) The GluN3 subunit regulates ion selectivity within native N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors. IBRO Reports 9: 147-156.   [Link

°  Sullenberger T, Don H, Kumar SS (2019) Functional Connectivity of the Parasubiculum and its Role in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Neuroscience 410: 217-238.   [Link]  

•  Beesley S, Sullenberger T, Pilli J, Abbasi A, Gunjan A, Kumar SS (2019) Colocalization of distinct NMDA receptor subtypes at excitatory synapses in the entorhinal cortex. J Neurophysiol. 121: 238-254.   [Link]  

°  Abbasi S, Kumar SS (2015) Layer-specific modulation of entorhinal cortical excitability by presubiculum in a rat model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. J. Neurophysiol. 114:2854-2866.   [Link]  

•  Badisa RB, Kumar SS, Mazzio E, Haughbrook RD, Allen JR, Davidson MW, Fitch-Pye CA, Goodman CB (2015) N-acetyl cysteine mitigates the acute effects of cocaine-induced toxicity in astroglia-like cells. PLoS One 10(1): e0114285.   [Link]

°  Abbasi S, Kumar SS (2014) Regular-spiking cells in the presubiculum are hyperexcitable in a rat model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. J. Neurophysiol. 112:2888-2900.   [Link]

•  Pilli J, Kumar SS (2014) Potentiation of convergent synaptic inputs onto pyramidal neurons in somatosensory cortex: Dependence on brain wave frequencies and NMDA receptor subunit composition. Neuroscience 272:271-285.   [Link]

•  O'Neal-Moffitt G, Pilli J, Kumar SS, Olcese J (2014) Genetic deletion of melatonin receptors enhances murine cognitive and motor performance. Neuroscience 277:506-521.   [Link]

•  Abbasi S, Kumar SS (2013) Electrophysiological and morphological characterization of cells in superficial layers of rat presubiculum. J. Comp. Neurol. 521:3116-3132.   [Link]

•  Pilli J, Kumar SS (2012) Triheteromeric N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors differentiate synaptic inputs onto pyramidal neurons in somatosensory cortex: Involvement of the GluN3A subunit. Neuroscience 222:75-88.   [Link]

°  Pilli J, Abbasi S, Richardson M, Kumar SS (2012) Diversity and excitability of deep layer entorhinal cortical neurons in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy. J. Neurophysiol. 108:1724-1738.   [Link]

•  Kumar SS, Buckmaster PS (2007) Neuron-specific nuclear antigen NeuN in not detectable in gerbil substantia nigra pars reticulata. Brain Res. 1142:54-60.   [Link]

°  Kumar SS, Jin X, Buckmaster PS, Huguenard JR (2007) Recurrent circuits in layer II of medial entorhinal cortex in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy. J. Neurosci. 27:1239-1246.   [Link]

°  Kumar SS, Buckmaster PS (2006) Hyperexcitability, interneurons, and loss of GABAergic synapses in entorhinal cortex in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy. J. Neurosci. 26:4613-4623.   [Link]

°  Kumar SS, Wen X, Yang Y, Buckmaster PS (2006) GABA-A receptor-mediated IPSCs and α1 subunit expression are not reduced in the substantia nigra pars reticulata of gerbils with inherited epilepsy. J. Neurophysiol. 95:2446-2455.   [Link]

•  Kumar SS, Huguenard JR (2003) Pathway specific differences in subunit composition of synaptic NMDA receptors on pyramidal neurons in neocortex. J. Neurosci. 23(31):10074-10083. [Selected by the Faculty of 1000]   [Link]

•  Kumar SS, Bacci A, Kharazia VK, Huguenard JR (2002) A developmental switch of AMPA-receptor subunits in neocortical pyramidal neurons. J. Neurosci. 22(8):3005-3015.   [Link]

•  Kumar SS, Huguenard, JR (2001) Properties of excitatory synaptic connections mediated by the corpus callosum in the developing rat neocortex. J. Neurophysiol. 86(6):2973-2985.   [Link]

•  Kumar SS, Faber DS (1998) Plasticity of first-order sensory synapses: Interactions between homosynaptic LTP and hetrosynaptically evoked dopaminergic potentiation. J. Neurosci. 19(5):1620-1635.   [Link]

•  Silva A, Kumar SS, Pereda A, Faber DS (1995) Regulation of synaptic strength at mixed synapses: Effects of dopamine receptor blockade and protein kinase C activation. Neuropharmacology 34(11):1559-1565.   [Link]

•  Kumar SS, Geuz A (1991) Adaptive Resonance Theory based adaptive pole placement for neurocontrollers. Neural Networks 4:319-335.

•  Komuro H, Obaid AL, Kumar SS, Salzberg BM (1990) Slices of mouse suprachiasmatic nucleus with attached optic nerve: recording of glutaminergic and GABA-ergic synaptic potentials using a voltage sensitive dye. Biological Bulletin 179(2):231.

•  Obaid AL, Komuro H, Kumar SS, Sugimori M, Lin JW, Cherkskey BD, Llinas R, Salzberg BM (1990) FTX, an HPLC-purified fraction of funnel web spider venom, blocks calcium channels required for normal release in peptidergic nerve terminals of mammals: optical measurements with and without voltage sensitive dyes. Biological Bulletin 179(2):232.

Book Chapters:

Kumar SS (2016) Functional detection of novel triheteromeric NMDA receptors. In: Neuromethods: Ionotropic Glutamate Receptor Technologies (Wolfgang Walz series ed., Gabriela K Popescu, ed.), Springer (ISBN: 978-1-4939-2811-8).   [Link]  

• Budde T, Pape H-C, Kumar SS, Huguenard JR (2004) Thalamic, thalamo-cortical and cortico-cortical models of epilepsy with an emphasis on absence seizures. In: Models of seizures and epilepsy (Pitkanen A, Moshe S, Schwartzkroin PA eds), Elsevier (ISBN: 0-12-088554-9 August 2005).