Kafui Dzirasa

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Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cortical-amygdalar circuit dysfunction in a genetic mouse model of serotonin deficiency
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 33:4505-13. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Increasing the validity of experimental models for depression
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1265:36-45. 2012
  3. pmc Impaired limbic gamma oscillatory synchrony during anxiety-related behavior in a genetic mouse model of bipolar mania
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 31:6449-56. 2011
  4. pmc Chronic in vivo multi-circuit neurophysiological recordings in mice
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 195:36-46. 2011
  5. pmc Hyperdopaminergia and NMDA receptor hypofunction disrupt neural phase signaling
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 29:8215-24. 2009
  6. pmc Persistent hyperdopaminergia decreases the peak frequency of hippocampal theta oscillations during quiet waking and REM sleep
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5238. 2009
  7. pmc Noradrenergic control of cortico-striato-thalamic and mesolimbic cross-structural synchrony
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 30:6387-97. 2010
  8. pmc Lithium ameliorates nucleus accumbens phase-signaling dysfunction in a genetic mouse model of mania
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 30:16314-23. 2010
  9. pmc Cortical control of affective networks
    Sunil Kumar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 33:1116-29. 2013
  10. pmc Dysregulation of Prefrontal Cortex-Mediated Slow-Evolving Limbic Dynamics Drives Stress-Induced Emotional Pathology
    Rainbo Hultman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuron 91:439-52. 2016

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Publications13

  1. pmc Cortical-amygdalar circuit dysfunction in a genetic mouse model of serotonin deficiency
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 33:4505-13. 2013
    ..Together, our findings establish a functional link between functional hyposerotonergia and altered mPFC-AMY network dynamics...
  2. doi request reprint Increasing the validity of experimental models for depression
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1265:36-45. 2012
    ..Ultimately, linking the neurophysiological and cellular/biochemical actions that contribute to the expression of a defined MDD-like syndrome will dramatically extend the translational value of the most valid animal models of MDD...
  3. pmc Impaired limbic gamma oscillatory synchrony during anxiety-related behavior in a genetic mouse model of bipolar mania
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 31:6449-56. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Chronic in vivo multi-circuit neurophysiological recordings in mice
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 195:36-46. 2011
    ..Thus, our approach provides a powerful tool that will aid in dissecting the central brain network changes that underlie the complex behavioral deficits displayed by various genetically modified mice...
  5. pmc Hyperdopaminergia and NMDA receptor hypofunction disrupt neural phase signaling
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 29:8215-24. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Persistent hyperdopaminergia decreases the peak frequency of hippocampal theta oscillations during quiet waking and REM sleep
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5238. 2009
    ..Thus, we propose that persistent hyperdopaminergia, together with secondary alterations in other neuromodulatory systems, results in lower frequency activity in neural systems responsible for various cognitive processes...
  7. pmc Noradrenergic control of cortico-striato-thalamic and mesolimbic cross-structural synchrony
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 30:6387-97. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Lithium ameliorates nucleus accumbens phase-signaling dysfunction in a genetic mouse model of mania
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 30:16314-23. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Cortical control of affective networks
    Sunil Kumar
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 33:1116-29. 2013
    ..They also suggest that optogenetic stimulation of cortical projection systems may serve as a viable therapeutic strategy for treating affective disorders...
  10. pmc Dysregulation of Prefrontal Cortex-Mediated Slow-Evolving Limbic Dynamics Drives Stress-Induced Emotional Pathology
    Rainbo Hultman
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuron 91:439-52. 2016
    ....
  11. pmc Prefrontal cortex reactivity underlies trait vulnerability to chronic social defeat stress
    Sunil Kumar
    1 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA 2
    Nat Commun 5:4537. 2014
    ..This demonstrates that naturally occurring differences in PFC function underlie individual differences in vulnerability to stress, raising the hypothesis that PFC modulation may prevent stress-induced psychiatric disorders. ..
  12. pmc Altered mGluR5-Homer scaffolds and corticostriatal connectivity in a Shank3 complete knockout model of autism
    Xiaoming Wang
    Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Nat Commun 7:11459. 2016
    ..These data suggest causal links between genetic, molecular, and circuit mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of ASDs. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Dopaminergic control of sleep-wake states
    Kafui Dzirasa
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Neurosci 26:10577-89. 2006
    ..We propose that psychosis and the sleep disturbances experienced by Parkinsonian patients result from dopamine-mediated disturbances of REM sleep...