Robert Berman

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Abnormal dendrite and spine morphology in primary visual cortex in the CGG knock-in mouse model of the fragile X premutation
    Robert F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8519, U S A
    Epilepsia 53:150-60. 2012
  2. pmc Neuropathologic features in the hippocampus and cerebellum of three older men with fragile X syndrome
    Claudia M Greco
    MIND Institute, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Mol Autism 2:2. 2011
  3. pmc Mouse models of fragile X-associated tremor ataxia
    Robert F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Neurotherapeutics Research Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Investig Med 57:837-41. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Low-level neonatal thimerosal exposure: further evaluation of altered neurotoxic potential in SJL mice
    Robert F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Center for Children s Environmental Health, University of California Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Toxicol Sci 101:294-309. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the hippocampus: spatial behavior, electrophysiology, and neuroanatomy
    R F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    Hippocampus 10:94-110. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased dorsal hippocampal adenosine release and metabolism during pharmacologically induced seizures in rats
    R F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Brain Res 872:44-53. 2000
  7. pmc Murine hippocampal neurons expressing Fmr1 gene premutations show early developmental deficits and late degeneration
    Yucui Chen
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:196-208. 2010
  8. pmc Immunologic and neurodevelopmental susceptibilities of autism
    Isaac N Pessah
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:532-45. 2008
  9. pmc Excitatory and inhibitory synaptic transmission is differentially influenced by two ortho-substituted polychlorinated biphenyls in the hippocampal slice preparation
    Kyung Ho Kim
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 237:168-77. 2009
  10. pmc Ubiquitin-positive intranuclear inclusions in neuronal and glial cells in a mouse model of the fragile X premutation
    H Jurgen Wenzel
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Davis Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Brain Res 1318:155-66. 2010

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Abnormal dendrite and spine morphology in primary visual cortex in the CGG knock-in mouse model of the fragile X premutation
    Robert F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8519, U S A
    Epilepsia 53:150-60. 2012
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  2. pmc Neuropathologic features in the hippocampus and cerebellum of three older men with fragile X syndrome
    Claudia M Greco
    MIND Institute, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Mol Autism 2:2. 2011
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  3. pmc Mouse models of fragile X-associated tremor ataxia
    Robert F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Neurotherapeutics Research Institute, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Investig Med 57:837-41. 2009
    ..To describe the development of mouse models of fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia (FXTAS) and the behavioral, histological and molecular characteristics of these mice...
  4. ncbi request reprint Low-level neonatal thimerosal exposure: further evaluation of altered neurotoxic potential in SJL mice
    Robert F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Center for Children s Environmental Health, University of California Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Toxicol Sci 101:294-309. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on the hippocampus: spatial behavior, electrophysiology, and neuroanatomy
    R F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    Hippocampus 10:94-110. 2000
    ..Such studies provide a better understanding of neurological deficits associated with FAS in humans, and may also contribute to the development of strategies to ameliorate the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure on behavior...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased dorsal hippocampal adenosine release and metabolism during pharmacologically induced seizures in rats
    R F Berman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California Davis, 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Brain Res 872:44-53. 2000
    ....
  7. pmc Murine hippocampal neurons expressing Fmr1 gene premutations show early developmental deficits and late degeneration
    Yucui Chen
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 19:196-208. 2010
    ..The reduced viability of preCGG neurons is consistent with the mRNA toxicity and neurodegeneration associated with FXTAS...
  8. pmc Immunologic and neurodevelopmental susceptibilities of autism
    Isaac N Pessah
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:532-45. 2008
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  9. pmc Excitatory and inhibitory synaptic transmission is differentially influenced by two ortho-substituted polychlorinated biphenyls in the hippocampal slice preparation
    Kyung Ho Kim
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 237:168-77. 2009
    ..Differential sensitization of ryanodine receptors by Ca(2+) appears to mediate, at least in part, hippocampal excitotoxicity by non-coplanar PCBs...
  10. pmc Ubiquitin-positive intranuclear inclusions in neuronal and glial cells in a mouse model of the fragile X premutation
    H Jurgen Wenzel
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Davis Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Brain Res 1318:155-66. 2010
    ..This new finding of previously unreported pathology in astrocytes of CGG KI mice now provides an important mouse model to study astrocyte pathology in human FXTAS...
  11. pmc Progressive spatial processing deficits in a mouse model of the fragile X premutation
    Michael R Hunsaker
    Program in Neuroscience, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Behav Neurosci 123:1315-24. 2009
    ..At 48 weeks of age, CGG KI mice were unable to detect either change in object location. These data indicate that hippocampal-dependent impairments in spatial processing may occur prior to parietal cortex-dependent impairments in FXTAS...
  12. pmc Neuroprotective effects of selective N-type VGCC blockade on stretch-injury-induced calcium dynamics in cortical neurons
    Kiarash Shahlaie
    Department of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:175-87. 2010
    ..In particular, SNX-185 may represent an effective class of drugs that can significantly protect injured neurons from the secondary insults that commonly occur after TBI...
  13. pmc Temporal ordering deficits in female CGG KI mice heterozygous for the fragile X premutation
    Michael R Hunsaker
    Program in Neuroscience, University of California Davis, 1515 Newton Court, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Behav Brain Res 213:263-8. 2010
    ..No mice had any difficulty in detecting the presence of a novel object. These data suggest female CGG KI mice show a CGG repeat length-sensitive deficit for temporal ordering...
  14. pmc Differential hippocampal protection when blocking intracellular sodium and calcium entry during traumatic brain injury in rats
    Xueren Zhao
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616 8797, USA
    J Neurotrauma 25:1195-205. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of behavioral deficits and acute neuronal degeneration in rat lateral fluid percussion and weight-drop brain injury models
    Thomas M Hallam
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Neurotrauma 21:521-39. 2004
    ..While both models produce reliable and characteristic behavioral and neuronal pathologies, their differences are important to consider when choosing a brain injury model...
  16. ncbi request reprint NAAG peptidase inhibitor increases dialysate NAAG and reduces glutamate, aspartate and GABA levels in the dorsal hippocampus following fluid percussion injury in the rat
    Chunlong Zhong
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616 8797, USA
    J Neurochem 97:1015-25. 2006
    ..The results are consistent with the hypothesis that inhibition of NAAG peptidase may reduce excitotoxic events associated with TBI...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuroprotection in the rat lateral fluid percussion model of traumatic brain injury by SNX-185, an N-type voltage-gated calcium channel blocker
    Lillian L Lee
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Exp Neurol 190:70-8. 2004
    ..These data support previous studies demonstrating substantial neuroprotection after TBI by treatment with N-type VGCC blockers...
  18. ncbi request reprint An NMR metabolomic investigation of early metabolic disturbances following traumatic brain injury in a mammalian model
    Mark R Viant
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    NMR Biomed 18:507-16. 2005
    ..The results also provide support for further development and application of metabolomic technologies for studying TBI and for the utilization of multivariate models for classifying the extent of trauma within an individual...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cell death and long-term maintenance of neuron-like state after differentiation of rat bone marrow stromal cells: a comparison of protocols
    Neggy Rismanchi
    Department of Neurological Surgery, 1 Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Brain Res 991:46-55. 2003
    ..Thus, differentiation procedures may be substantially affected BMSC potential, and maintenance of immunoreactivity to neuronal antigens was dependent on specific, nonphysiological environmental conditions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early loss of astrocytes after experimental traumatic brain injury
    Xueren Zhao
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Glia 44:140-52. 2003
    ..We conclude that astrocyte loss occurs in the hippocampus early after TBI. The data suggest that loss of supporting glial cell may contribute to subsequent neuronal degeneration...
  21. doi request reprint Environmental enrichment alters neurotrophin levels after fetal alcohol exposure in rats
    Elizabeth A Parks
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1741-51. 2008
    ..As both environmental enrichment and prenatal alcohol exposure can individually alter neurotrophin expression, we studied the interaction of prenatal alcohol and postweaning environmental enrichment on brain neurotrophin levels in rats...
  22. ncbi request reprint Reversal learning after prenatal or early postnatal alcohol exposure in juvenile and adult rats
    Shonagh K O'Leary-Moore
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, C S Mott Center for Human Growth and Development, 275 East Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Alcohol 38:99-110. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate how the timing of alcohol exposure leads to variability in the age-dependent expression of learning deficits associated with fetal alcohol effects...
  23. ncbi request reprint Postnatal environmental or experiential amelioration of neurobehavioral effects of perinatal alcohol exposure in rats
    John H Hannigan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, 275 East Hancock, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 31:202-11. 2007
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  24. pmc Principles and practices of neurodevelopmental assessment in children: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research
    Kim N Dietrich
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, and the Cincinnati Children s Environmental Health Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1437-46. 2005
    ..The human neurodevelopmental phenotype will be most clearly represented in models that include environmental chemical exposures, the social milieu, and complex human genetic characteristics that we are just beginning to understand...
  25. pmc Methylmercury elicits rapid inhibition of cell proliferation in the developing brain and decreases cell cycle regulator, cyclin E
    Kelly Burke
    Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Neurotoxicology 27:970-81. 2006
    ..In aggregate, our observations identify the G1/S transition as an early target of MeHg toxicity and raise the possibility that cyclin E degradation contributes to both decreased proliferation and eventual cell death...

Research Grants5

  1. VOLTAGE SENSITIVE CALCIUM CHANNELS IN BRAIN INJURY
    Robert Berman; Fiscal Year: 2002
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