Souhel Najjar

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurovascular unit dysfunction with blood-brain barrier hyperpermeability contributes to major depressive disorder: a review of clinical and experimental evidence
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, Neuroinflammation Research Group, Epilepsy Center Division, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:142. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Extralimbic autoimmune encephalitis associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies: an underdiagnosed entity?
    Souhel Najjar
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:306-13. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Refractory epilepsy associated with microglial activation
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, USA
    Neurologist 17:249-54. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody syndrome presenting as schizophrenia
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurologist 18:88-91. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric autoimmune encephalitis without VGKC-complex, NMDAR, and GAD autoantibodies: case report and literature review
    Souhel Najjar
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 26:36-49. 2013
  6. pmc Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:43. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Spontaneously resolving seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis
    Souhel Najjar
    Departments of Neurology, Pathology Division of Neuropathology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 24:99-105. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation
    Orrin Devinsky
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Trends Neurosci 36:174-84. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunology and epilepsy
    Souhel Najjar
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 5:109-16. 2008
  10. pmc Epilepsy associated with systemic autoimmune disorders
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY
    Epilepsy Curr 13:62-8. 2013

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Neurovascular unit dysfunction with blood-brain barrier hyperpermeability contributes to major depressive disorder: a review of clinical and experimental evidence
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, Neuroinflammation Research Group, Epilepsy Center Division, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:142. 2013
    ..Understanding the contribution of neurovascular dysfunction with BBB hyperpermeability to the pathophysiology of MDD may help to identify novel therapeutic and preventative approaches...
  2. doi request reprint Extralimbic autoimmune encephalitis associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies: an underdiagnosed entity?
    Souhel Najjar
    NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 21:306-13. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint Refractory epilepsy associated with microglial activation
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, USA
    Neurologist 17:249-54. 2011
    ..Experimental and clinical studies support a pathogenic role of microglial activation and proliferation (MAP) in epileptogenesis...
  4. doi request reprint Glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody syndrome presenting as schizophrenia
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neurologist 18:88-91. 2012
    ..Anti-GAD antibodies (GADAbs) can cause several neurological disorders. However, the association between anti-GADAbs and pure psychosis, without seizures or focal neurological deficits, is not well defined...
  5. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric autoimmune encephalitis without VGKC-complex, NMDAR, and GAD autoantibodies: case report and literature review
    Souhel Najjar
    New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 26:36-49. 2013
    ..We propose a standardized classification system for the autoimmune encephalitides, integrating earlier pathology-oriented terms with more recently defined serologic and clinical phenotypes...
  6. pmc Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness
    Souhel Najjar
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Neuroinflammation 10:43. 2013
    ..Understanding how psychosocial, genetic, immunological and neurotransmitter systems interact can reveal pathogenic clues and help target new preventive and symptomatic therapies...
  7. doi request reprint Spontaneously resolving seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis
    Souhel Najjar
    Departments of Neurology, Pathology Division of Neuropathology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 24:99-105. 2011
    ..We describe a patient with seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis (SNALE) masquerading as glioma. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities, distinctive pathological findings, and spontaneous remission are highlighted...
  8. ncbi request reprint Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation
    Orrin Devinsky
    Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Trends Neurosci 36:174-84. 2013
    ..This review critically evaluates the role of glia-induced hyperexcitability and inflammation in epilepsy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunology and epilepsy
    Souhel Najjar
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Rev Neurol Dis 5:109-16. 2008
    ..The prevalence and impact of immunopathology in epilepsy syndromes remains to be determined by future research...
  10. pmc Epilepsy associated with systemic autoimmune disorders
    Orrin Devinsky
    Department of Neurology, NYU Langone School of Medicine, New York, NY
    Epilepsy Curr 13:62-8. 2013
    ..In some cases, they are clues to metabolic or infectious disorders or medication toxicity; in other cases, seizures herald a life-threatening progression of the underlying illness...