1. PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2000


  2. 1.Sarkar A, Chachra P #, Kennedy P #, Pena CJ, Desouza LA, Nestler EJ, Vaidya VA* (2014) Hippocampal HDAC4 contributes to postnatal fluoxetine-evoked depression-like behavior. Neuropsychopharm doi: 10.1038/npp.2014.73 [Epub ahead of print] [PDF]


  1. 2.Sarkar A #, Chachra P #, Vaidya VA* (2013) Postnatal fluoxetine-evoked anxiety is prevented by concomitant 5HT2A/C receptor blockade and mimicked by postnatal 5HT2A/C receptor stimulation. Biol Psychiatry pii: S0006-3223(13)00986-4. [Epub ahead of print] [PDF]


  1. 3.Proulx E, Suri D, Heximer SP, Vaidya VA, Lambe EK* (2013) Early Stress Prevents the Potentiation of Muscarinic Excitation by Calcium Release in Adult Prefrontal Cortex. Biol Psychiatry pii: S0006-3223(13)00953-0. [Epub ahead of print] [PDF]


  1. 4.Suri D, Bhattacharya A, Vaidya VA* (2014) Early stress evokes temporally distinct consequences on the hippocampal transcriptome, anxiety and cognitive behaviour. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17(2):289-301. [PDF]


  1. 5.Suri D, Veenit V, Sarkar A, Thiagarajan D, Kumar A, Nestler EJ, Galande S, Vaidya VA* (2013) Early stress evokes age-dependent biphasic changes in hippocampal neurogenesis, Bdnf expression and cognition. Biol Psychiatry. [PDF]


  1. 6.Suri D, Vaidya VA* (2012) Glucocorticoid regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor: Relevance to hippocampal structural and functional plasticity. Neuroscience. [PDF]


  1. 7. Kapoor R, Desouza LA, Nanavaty IM, Kernie SG, Vaidya VA* (2012) Thyroid hormone accelerates the differentiation of adult hippocampal progenitors. J Neuroendocrinolgy 24(9):1259-1271. [PDF]


  1. 8.Benekareddy M, Nair AR, Dias BG, Suri D, Autry AE, Monteggia LM, Vaidya VA *(2013) Induction of the plasticity associated immediate early-gene Arc by stress and hallucinogens: role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12: 1-11. [PDF]


  1. 9.Benekareddy M, Vadodaria KC, Nair AR, Vaidya VA* (2011) Postnatal Serotonin Type 2 Receptor Blockade Prevents the Emergence of Anxiety behavior, Dysregulated Stress-Induced Immediate Early Gene Responses, and Specific Transcriptional Changes that Arise following Early Life Stress. Biol Psychiatry 70(11): 1024-1032. (Research Highlight- “Stress and the Baby Brain” McOmish CE and Gingrich JA. Biol Psychiatry 70(11): 1006-1007). [PDF] [Highlight]


  1. 10.Desouza LA, Sathanoori M, Kapoor R, Rajadhyaksha N, Gonzalez LE, Kottmann AH, Tole S, Vaidya VA* (2011) Thyroid Hormone Regulates the Expression of the Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in the Embryonic and Adult Mammalian Brain. Endocrinology . 152(5):1989-2000. [PDF]


  1. 11.Kapoor R, Ghosh H, Nordstrom K, Vennstrom B, Vaidya VA* (2011) Loss of thyroid hormone receptor beta is associated with increased progenitor proliferation and NeuroD positive cell number in the adult hippocampus. Neurosci Lett. 487(2):199-203. [PDF]


  1. 12.Benekareddy M #, Goodfellow NM #, Lambe EK*, Vaidya VA* (2010) Enhanced function of prefrontal serotonin 5-HT2 receptors in a rat model of psychiatric vulnerability. Journal of Neuroscience 30(36):12138-12150. [PDF]


  1. 13.Kapoor R#, van Hogerlinden M#, Wallis K, Ghosh H, Nordstrom K, Vennstrom B*, Vaidya VA* (2010) Unliganded thyroid hormone receptor alpha1 impairs adult hippocampal neurogenesis. FASEB J 24(12):4793-4800. [PDF]


  1. 14.Jhaveri D, Mackay E, Hamlin A, Marathe S, Nandam S, Vaidya VA, Bartlett PF* (2010) Norepinephrine directly activates adult hippocampal precursors via β3 adrenergic receptors. Journal of Neuroscience 30(7):2795 –2806. [PDF]


  1. 15.Yanpallewar SU#, Fernandes K#, Marathe SV#, Vadodaria KC, Jhaveri D, Rommelfanger K, Ladiwala U, Jha S, Muthig V, Hein L, Bartlett P, Weinshenker D, Vaidya VA* (2010) α2-adrenoceptor blockade accelerates the neurogenic, neurotrophic, and behavioral effects of chronic antidepressant treatment. Journal of Neuroscience 30(3):1096 –1109. (Featured as a research highlight in Nature Medicine (March 2010, 16: 3, 276) and Nature Reviews Neuroscience (March 2010, 11: 3, 152). [PDF] [Highlight 1] [Highlight 2]


  1. 16.Goodfellow NM, Benekareddy M, Vaidya VA, Lambe EK* (2009) Layer II/III of the prefrontal cortex: inhibition by the serotonin 5-HT1A receptor in development and stress. Journal of Neuroscience 29(32):10094-10103. [PDF]


  1. 17.Rajendran R, Jha S, Fernandes KA, Banerjee SB, Mohammad F, Dias BG, Vaidya VA* (2009) Monoaminergic regulation of Sonic Hedgehog signaling cascade expression in the adult rat hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters 453(3):190-194. [PDF]


  1. 18.Jha S, Rajendran R, Fernandes K, Vaidya VA* (2008) 5-HT2A/2C receptor blockade regulates progenitor cell proliferation in the adult rat hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters 441(2):210-214. [PDF]


  1. 19.Benekareddy M, Mehrotra P, Kulkarni VA, Ramakrishnan P, Dias BG, Vaidya VA* (2008). Antidepressant treatments regulate the matrix metalloproteinases-2 and -9 (MMP-2/MMP-9) and the tissue inhibitors of the metalloproteinases (TIMPs 1-4) in the adult rat hippocampus. Synapse 62(8):590-600. [PDF]


  1. 20.Vaidya VA*, Vadodaria KC, Jha S (2007) Neurotransmitter regulation of adult neurogenesis: Putative therapeutic targets. CNS and Neurological disorders: Drug Targets 6(5):358-374. [PDF]

  2. 21.Vaidya VA*, Fernandes K, Jha S (2007) Regulation of adult hippocampal neurogenesis: Relevance to depression. Expert Rev Neurother. 7(7):853-864. [PDF]


  1. 22.Nair A, Vadodaria KC, Banerjee SB, Benekareddy M, Dias BG, Duman RS, Vaidya VA* (2007) Stressor-specific regulation of distinct brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) transcripts and cyclic AMP response element binding protein (CREB) expression in the postnatal and adult rat hippocampus. Neuropsychopharm 32(7):1504-1519. [PDF]


  1. 23.Nair A and Vaidya VA* (2006) Cyclic AMP response element binding protein and brain-derived neurotrophic factor: Molecules that modulate our mood? J Bioscience 31(3): 423-434. [PDF]


  1. 24.Jha S, Rajendran R, Davda J, Vaidya VA* (2006) Selective serotonin depletion does not regulate hippocampal neurogenesis in the adult rat brain: Differential effects of p-chlorophenylalanine and 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine. Brain Res 1075(1): 48-59. [PDF]


  1. 25.Banerjee SB, Rajendran R, Dias BG, Ladiwala U, Tole S, Vaidya VA* (2005) Recruitment of the sonic hedgehog signaling cascade in the electroconvulsive seizure mediated regulation of adult hippocampal neurogenesis. EJN 22(7):1570-1580. [PDF]


  1. 26.Desouza LA#, Ladiwala U#, Agashe S, Vaidya RA, Vaidya VA* (2005) Thyroid hormone regulates hippocampal neurogenesis in the adult rat brain. Mol Cell Neurosci. 29(3):414-426. [PDF]


  1. 27.Sathanoori M, Dias BG, Nair AR, Banerjee SB, Tole S, Vaidya VA* (2004) Differential regulation of multiple Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor transcripts in the postnatal and adult rat hippocampus during development, and in response to kainate administration. Brain Res Mol Brain Res 130(1-2):170-177. [PDF]


  1. 28.Dias BG, Banerjee SB, Duman RS, Vaidya VA* (2003) Differential regulation of Brain derived neurotrophic factor transcripts by antidepressants in the adult rat brain. Neuropharm (45): 553 –563. [PDF]


  1. 29.Kulkarni VA, Jha S, Vaidya VA* (2002) Depletion of norepinephrine regulates the proliferation, but not the survival and differentiation, of granule cell progenitors in the adult rat hippocampus. Eur J Neurosci 16:1-6. [PDF]


  1. 30.Vaidya VA*, Duman RS. (2001) Depression: Emerging insights from neurobiology. Brit Med Bull 57: 61-79. [PDF]


  1. 31.Vaidya VA*, Castro ME, Pei Q, Sprakes ME, Grahame-Smith DG (2001) Influence of thyroid hormone on 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptormediated regulation of hippocampal BDNF mRNA expression. Neuropharm 40(1): 48-56. [PDF]


  1. 32.Vaidya VA Stress, Depression and Hippocampal Damage (2000) J Bioscience 25(2): 123-124.


  2. PUBLICATIONS PRIOR TO 2000


  3. 33.Dhuri KD, Vaidya VA, Vaidya ADB, Parikh KM (2000) Stress and Ayurveda: Selye-Mehta dialogue in  context of the current findings. JAPI 48(4): 428-431.


  1. 34.Vaidya VA, Terwilliger RZ, Duman RS. (2000) Alterations in heavy and light neurofilament proteins in hippocampus following chronic ECS administration. Synapse 35:137-143. [PDF]


  1. 35.Vaidya VA, Siuciak JA, Du F, Duman RS (1999) Hippocampal mossy fiber sprouting induced by chronic electroconvulsive seizures. Neuroscience 89(1): 157-166. [PDF]


  1. 36.Vaidya VA, Terwilliger RZ, Duman RS (1999). Role of 5-HT2A  receptors in the stress-induced down-regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in rat hippocampus. Neurosci Lett 262(1):1-4. [PDF]


  1. 37.Duman RS, Vaidya VA (1998) Molecular and cellular actions of chronic electroconvulsive seizures. J ECT 14(3): 181-193.


  1. 38.Hiroi N, Marek GJ, Brown JR, Ye H, Saudou F, Vaidya VA, Duman RS, Greenberg ME, Nestler EJ (1998) Essential role of the fosB gene in molecular, cellular, and behavioural actions of chronic electroconvulsive seizures. J Neurosci 18(17):6952-6962. [PDF]


  1. 39.Li Z, Vaidya VA, Alvaro JD, Iredale PA, Hsu R, Hoffman G, Fitzgerald L, Curran PK, Machida CA, Fishman PH, Duman RS (1998) Protein kinase C-mediated down-regulation of beta1-adrenergic receptor gene expression in rat C6 glioma cells. Mol Pharmacol 54(1):14-21. [PDF]


  1. 40.Vaidya VA, Marek GJ, Aghajanian GK, Duman RS (1997) 5-HT2A receptor mediated regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA in the hippocampus and the neocortex. J Neurosci 17(8):2785-2795.  [PDF]


  1. 41.Duman RS, Nibuya M, Vaidya VA. (1997) A role for CREB in the action of antidepressant treatments. In: Current trends and future directions in antidepressant therapy (P Skolnick, ed.). The Humana Press, Inc. Totowa, NJ pp 173-194.


  1. 42.Rydelek Fitzgerald L, Vaidya VA, Terwilliger RZ, Duman RS (1996) Electroconvulsive seizure increases the expression of CREM (cyclic AMP response element modulator) and ICER (inducible cyclic AMP early repressor) in rat brain. J Neurochem 66:429-432. [PDF]


  1. 43.Widnell KL, Self DW, Lane SB, Russell DS, Vaidya VA, Miserendino MJD, Rubin CS, Duman RS, Nestler EJ (1996) Regulation of CREB expression: in vivo evidence for a functional role in morphine action in the nucleus accumbens. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 276:306-315. [PDF]


  1. 44.Hosoda K, Rydelek Fitzgerald L, Vaidya VA, Feussner GK, Fishman PH, Duman RS (1995) Regulation of ß2-adrenergic receptor mRNA and gene transcription in rat C6 glioma cells: Effects of agonist, forskolin, and protein synthesis inhibition. Mol Pharmacol 48:206-211. [PDF]


  1. 45.Duman RS, Vaidya VA, Nibuya M, Morinobu S, Rydelek Fitzgerald L (1995) Stress, antidepressant treatments, and neurotrophic factors: Molecular and Cellular mechanisms. The Neuroscientist 1(6):351-360. [PDF]


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