Research Topics


Istvan Katona


Affiliation: Institute of Experimental Medicine
Country: Hungary


  1. Katona I. Endocannabinoid receptors: CNS localization of the CB? cannabinoid receptor. Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2009;1:65-86 pubmed publisher
  2. Katona I, Freund T. Multiple functions of endocannabinoid signaling in the brain. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2012;35:529-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we discuss how cell type- and synapse-specific refinement of endocannabinoid signaling may explain the characteristic behavioral effects of cannabinoids. ..
  3. Lee S, Ledri M, Tóth B, Marchionni I, Henstridge C, Dudok B, et al. Multiple Forms of Endocannabinoid and Endovanilloid Signaling Regulate the Tonic Control of GABA Release. J Neurosci. 2015;35:10039-57 pubmed publisher
    ..This unexpected mechanistic diversity may be necessary to fine-tune GABA release probability under various physiological and pathophysiological conditions. ..
  4. Katona I. Cannabis and Endocannabinoid Signaling in Epilepsy. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2015;231:285-316 pubmed publisher
  5. Katona I, Urbán G, Wallace M, Ledent C, Jung K, Piomelli D, et al. Molecular composition of the endocannabinoid system at glutamatergic synapses. J Neurosci. 2006;26:5628-37 pubmed
  6. Katona I, Freund T. Endocannabinoid signaling as a synaptic circuit breaker in neurological disease. Nat Med. 2008;14:923-30 pubmed publisher