Samuel B Kombian
Affiliation: Kuwait University
Katoue M, Awad A, Schwinghammer T, Kombian S. Pharmaceutical care education in Kuwait: pharmacy students' perspectives. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2014;12:411 pubmed
..The education and training provided at Kuwait University Faculty of Pharmacy is designed to develop students to be the change agents who can advance pharmacist-provided direct patient care. ..
Kombian S, Ananthalakshmi K, Edafiogho I. Enaminones and norepinephrine employ convergent mechanisms to depress excitatory synaptic transmission in the rat nucleus accumbens in vitro. Eur J Neurosci. 2006;24:2781-8 pubmed
Kombian S, Ananthalakshmi K, Edafiogho I. Norepinephrine and E139 interactions on epileptiform activity in the rat hippocampus in vitro. Med Princ Pract. 2008;17:365-72 pubmed publisher
..8 +/- 11.7%) which occluded E139 effects. Finally, SB were reversibly abolished by yohimbine (-94.5 +/- 11.7%). E139 suppressed population responses and in vitro epileptiform activity by both adrenergic and non-adrenergic mechanisms. ..
Kombian S, Edafiogho I, Ananthalakshmi K. Anticonvulsant enaminones depress excitatory synaptic transmission in the rat brain by enhancing extracellular GABA levels. Br J Pharmacol. 2005;145:945-53 pubmed
..Our data suggest that anticonvulsant enaminones cause EPSC depression by enhancing extracellular GABA levels possibly through the inhibition of either GABA reuptake or GABA-T enzyme, or both. ..
Amoateng P, Adjei S, Osei safo D, Kukuia K, Bekoe E, Karikari T, et al
. Extract of Synedrella nodiflora (L) Gaertn exhibits antipsychotic properties in murine models of psychosis. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:389 pubmed publisher
..SNE, while exhibiting antipsychotic properties itself, can also potentiate the antipsychotic effects of chlorpromazine and haloperidol. ..