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Raman Sankar

Title(s)Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolMedicine
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    Title(s)Professor, Neurology


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    Epileptogenicity in the Developing Brain
    NIH/NINDS R01NS046516Feb 1, 2004 - Jan 31, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    SEIZURES EFFECT ON BRAIN MATURATION
    NIH/NINDS K08NS001792Apr 1, 1995 - Jun 30, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Hussain SA, Asilnejad B, Heesch J, Navarro M, Ji M, Shrey DW, Rajaraman RR, Sankar R. Felbamate in the treatment of refractory epileptic spasms. Epilepsy Res. 2020 Mar; 161:106284. PMID: 32058261.
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    2. Hussain SA, Navarro M, Heesch J, Ji M, Asilnejad B, Peters H, Rajaraman RR, Sankar R. Limited efficacy of zonisamide in the treatment of refractory infantile spasms. Epilepsia Open. 2020 Mar; 5(1):121-126. PMID: 32140650.
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    3. Hussain SA, Dlugos DJ, Cilio MR, Parikh N, Oh A, Sankar R. Synthetic pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol for treatment of refractory infantile spasms: A multicenter phase-2 study. Epilepsy Behav. 2020 Jan; 102:106826. PMID: 31816477.
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    4. Nariai H, Hussain SA, Bernardo D, Fallah A, Murata KK, Nguyen JC, Rajaraman RR, Rao LM, Matsumoto JH, Lerner JT, Salamon N, Elashoff D, Sankar R, Wu JY. Prospective observational study: Fast ripple localization delineates the epileptogenic zone. Clin Neurophysiol. 2019 Nov; 130(11):2144-2152. PMID: 31569042.
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    5. Eliyan Y, Heesch J, Alayari A, Rajaraman RR, Sankar R, Hussain SA. Very-High-Dose Prednisolone Before ACTH for Treatment of Infantile Spasms: Evaluation of a Standardized Protocol. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 10; 99:16-22. PMID: 31331669.
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    6. Minakova E, Lang J, Medel-Matus JS, Gould GG, Reynolds A, Shin D, Mazarati A, Sankar R. Melanotan-II reverses autistic features in a maternal immune activation mouse model of autism. PLoS One. 2019; 14(1):e0210389. PMID: 30629642.
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    7. Nariai H, Wu JY, Bernardo D, Fallah A, Sankar R, Hussain SA. Interrater reliability in visual identification of interictal high-frequency oscillations on electrocorticography and scalp EEG. Epilepsia Open. 2018 Dec; 3(Suppl Suppl 2):127-132. PMID: 30564771.
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    8. Rao LM, Hussain SA, Zaki T, Cho A, Chanlaw T, Garg M, Sankar R. A comparison of levetiracetam and phenobarbital for the treatment of neonatal seizures associated with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 11; 88:212-217. PMID: 30296665.
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    9. Wilson RB, Eliyan Y, Sankar R, Hussain SA. Amantadine: A new treatment for refractory electrical status epilepticus in sleep. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 07; 84:74-78. PMID: 29754107.
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    10. Medel-Matus JS, Shin D, Dorfman E, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Facilitation of kindling epileptogenesis by chronic stress may be mediated by intestinal microbiome. Epilepsia Open. 2018 Jun; 3(2):290-294. PMID: 29881810.
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    11. Bernardo D, Nariai H, Hussain SA, Sankar R, Salamon N, Krueger DA, Sahin M, Northrup H, Bebin EM, Wu JY. Visual and semi-automatic non-invasive detection of interictal fast ripples: A potential biomarker of epilepsy in children with tuberous sclerosis complex. Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 07; 129(7):1458-1466. PMID: 29673547.
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    12. Medel-Matus JS, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Kindling epileptogenesis and panic-like behavior: Their bidirectional connection and contribution to epilepsy-associated depression. Epilepsy Behav. 2017 12; 77:33-38. PMID: 29107199.
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    13. Hussain SA, Lay J, Cheng E, Weng J, Sankar R, Baca CB. Recognition of Infantile Spasms Is Often Delayed: The ASSIST Study. J Pediatr. 2017 11; 190:215-221.e1. PMID: 29144248.
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    14. Eichler F, Duncan C, Musolino PL, Orchard PJ, De Oliveira S, Thrasher AJ, Armant M, Dansereau C, Lund TC, Miller WP, Raymond GV, Sankar R, Shah AJ, Sevin C, Gaspar HB, Gissen P, Amartino H, Bratkovic D, Smith NJC, Paker AM, Shamir E, O'Meara T, Davidson D, Aubourg P, Williams DA. Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Gene Therapy for Cerebral Adrenoleukodystrophy. N Engl J Med. 2017 10 26; 377(17):1630-1638. PMID: 28976817.
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    15. Medel-Matus JS, Reynolds A, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Regulation of kindling epileptogenesis by hippocampal Toll-like receptors 2. Epilepsia. 2017 08; 58(8):e122-e126. PMID: 28632301.
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    16. Hussain SA, Mathern GW, Hung P, Weng J, Sankar R, Wu JY. Intraoperative fast ripples independently predict postsurgical epilepsy outcome: Comparison with other electrocorticographic phenomena. Epilepsy Res. 2017 09; 135:79-86. PMID: 28644979.
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    17. Medel-Matus JS, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Inherent vulnerabilities in monoaminergic pathways predict the emergence of depressive impairments in an animal model of chronic epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2017 08; 58(8):e116-e121. PMID: 28597913.
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    18. Dai Y, Zhao Y, Tomi M, Shin BC, Thamotharan S, Mazarati A, Sankar R, Wang EA, Cepeda C, Levine MS, Zhang J, Frew A, Alger JR, Clark PM, Sondhi M, Kositamongkol S, Leibovitch L, Devaskar SU. Sex-Specific Life Course Changes in the Neuro-Metabolic Phenotype of Glut3 Null Heterozygous Mice: Ketogenic Diet Ameliorates Electroencephalographic Seizures and Improves Sociability. Endocrinology. 2017 04 01; 158(4):936-949. PMID: 28324109.
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    19. Hussain SA, Tsao J, Li M, Schwarz MD, Zhou R, Wu JY, Salamon N, Sankar R. Risk of vigabatrin-associated brain abnormalities on MRI in the treatment of infantile spasms is dose-dependent. Epilepsia. 2017 04; 58(4):674-682. PMID: 28230253.
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    20. Ravizza T, Onat FY, Brooks-Kayal AR, Depaulis A, Galanopoulou AS, Mazarati A, Numis AL, Sankar R, Friedman A. WONOEP appraisal: Biomarkers of epilepsy-associated comorbidities. Epilepsia. 2017 03; 58(3):331-342. PMID: 28035782.
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    21. Medel-Matus JS, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Galanin contributes to monoaminergic dysfunction and to dependent neurobehavioral comorbidities of epilepsy. Exp Neurol. 2017 03; 289:64-72. PMID: 28013000.
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    22. Frohlich J, Senturk D, Saravanapandian V, Golshani P, Reiter LT, Sankar R, Thibert RL, DiStefano C, Huberty S, Cook EH, Jeste SS. A Quantitative Electrophysiological Biomarker of Duplication 15q11.2-q13.1 Syndrome. PLoS One. 2016; 11(12):e0167179. PMID: 27977700.
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    23. Matsumoto JH, McArthur DL, Szeliga CW, Lerner JT, Rao LM, Hussain SA, Wu JY, Nuwer MR, Sankar R. Conductive Plastic Electrodes Reduce EEG Artifact During Pediatric ECMO Therapy. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Oct; 33(5):426-430. PMID: 26886103.
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    24. Gidal BE, Wechsler RT, Sankar R, Montouris GD, White HS, Cloyd JC, Kane MC, Peng G, Tworek DM, Shen V, Isojarvi J. Deconstructing tolerance with clobazam: Post hoc analyses from an open-label extension study. Neurology. 2016 Oct 25; 87(17):1806-1812. PMID: 27683846.
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    25. Hussain SA, Mathern GW, Sankar R, Wu JY. Prospective and "live" fast ripple detection and localization in the operating room: Impact on epilepsy surgery outcomes in children. Epilepsy Res. 2016 11; 127:344-351. PMID: 27721161.
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    26. Mazarati A, Sankar R. Common Mechanisms Underlying Epileptogenesis and the Comorbidities of Epilepsy. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2016 07 01; 6(7). PMID: 27371669.
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    27. Rajaraman RR, Lay J, Alayari A, Anderson K, Sankar R, Hussain SA. Prevention of infantile spasms relapse: Zonisamide and topiramate provide no benefit. Epilepsia. 2016 08; 57(8):1280-7. PMID: 27312124.
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    28. Schwarz MD, Li M, Tsao J, Zhou R, Wu YW, Sankar R, Wu JY, Hussain SA. A lack of clinically apparent vision loss among patients treated with vigabatrin with infantile spasms: The UCLA experience. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 Apr; 57(Pt A):29-33. PMID: 26921595.
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    29. Kumar U, Medel-Matus JS, Redwine HM, Shin D, Hensler JG, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Effects of selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors on depressive- and impulsive-like behaviors and on monoamine transmission in experimental temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2016 Mar; 57(3):506-15. PMID: 26813337.
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    30. Hussain SA, Shin JH, Shih EJ, Murata KK, Sewak S, Kezele ME, Sankar R, Matsumoto JH. Limited efficacy of the ketogenic diet in the treatment of highly refractory epileptic spasms. Seizure. 2016 Feb; 35:59-64. PMID: 26803052.
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    31. Babkina N, Deignan JL, Lee H, Vilain E, Sankar R, Giurgea I, Mowat D, Graham JM. Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy with a de novo variant in ZEB2 identified by exome sequencing. Eur J Med Genet. 2016 Feb; 59(2):70-4. PMID: 26721324.
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    32. Hagen E, Shprung D, Minakova E, Washington J, Kumar U, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Autism-Like Behavior in BTBR Mice Is Improved by Electroconvulsive Therapy. Neurotherapeutics. 2015 Jul; 12(3):657-66. PMID: 25916397.
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    33. Washington J, Kumar U, Medel-Matus JS, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Cytokine-dependent bidirectional connection between impaired social behavior and susceptibility to seizures associated with maternal immune activation in mice. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Sep; 50:40-5. PMID: 26103532.
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    34. Hussain SA, Zhou R, Jacobson C, Weng J, Cheng E, Lay J, Hung P, Lerner JT, Sankar R. Perceived efficacy of cannabidiol-enriched cannabis extracts for treatment of pediatric epilepsy: A potential role for infantile spasms and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jun; 47:138-41. PMID: 25935511.
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    35. Sankar R, Chung S, Perry MS, Kuzniecky R, Sinha S. Clinical considerations in transitioning patients with epilepsy from clonazepam to clobazam: a case series. J Med Case Rep. 2014 Dec 16; 8:429. PMID: 25511520.
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    36. Hussain SA, Kwong G, Millichap JJ, Mytinger JR, Ryan N, Matsumoto JH, Wu JY, Lerner JT, Sankar R. Hypsarrhythmia assessment exhibits poor interrater reliability: a threat to clinical trial validity. Epilepsia. 2015 Jan; 56(1):77-81. PMID: 25385396.
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    37. Cobo NH, Sankar R, Murata KK, Sewak SL, Kezele MA, Matsumoto JH. The ketogenic diet as broad-spectrum treatment for super-refractory pediatric status epilepticus: challenges in implementation in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units. J Child Neurol. 2015 Feb; 30(2):259-66. PMID: 24464515.
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    38. Pineda E, Jentsch JD, Shin D, Griesbach G, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Behavioral impairments in rats with chronic epilepsy suggest comorbidity between epilepsy and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Feb; 31:267-75. PMID: 24262783.
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    39. Hussain SA, Shinnar S, Kwong G, Lerner JT, Matsumoto JH, Wu JY, Shields WD, Sankar R. Treatment of infantile spasms with very high dose prednisolone before high dose adrenocorticotropic hormone. Epilepsia. 2014 Jan; 55(1):103-7. PMID: 24446954.
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    40. Arndt DH, Lerner JT, Matsumoto JH, Madikians A, Yudovin S, Valino H, McArthur DL, Wu JY, Leung M, Buxey F, Szeliga C, Van Hirtum-Das M, Sankar R, Brooks-Kayal A, Giza CC. Subclinical early posttraumatic seizures detected by continuous EEG monitoring in a consecutive pediatric cohort. Epilepsia. 2013 Oct; 54(10):1780-8. PMID: 24032982.
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    41. Pineda E, Shin D, You SJ, Auvin S, Sankar R, Mazarati A. Maternal immune activation promotes hippocampal kindling epileptogenesis in mice. Ann Neurol. 2013 Jul; 74(1):11-9. PMID: 23907982.
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    42. Hauptman JS, Dadour A, Oh T, Baca CB, Vickrey BG, Vassar S, Sankar R, Salamon N, Vinters HV, Mathern GW. Time to pediatric epilepsy surgery is longer and developmental outcomes lower for government compared with private insurance. Neurosurgery. 2013 Jul; 73(1):152-7. PMID: 23615092.
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    43. Baca CB, Vickrey BG, Vassar S, Hauptman JS, Dadour A, Oh T, Salamon N, Vinters HV, Sankar R, Mathern GW. Time to pediatric epilepsy surgery is related to disease severity and nonclinical factors. Neurology. 2013 Mar 26; 80(13):1231-9. PMID: 23468549.
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    44. Kwon YS, Pineda E, Auvin S, Shin D, Mazarati A, Sankar R. Neuroprotective and antiepileptogenic effects of combination of anti-inflammatory drugs in the immature brain. J Neuroinflammation. 2013 Feb 26; 10:30. PMID: 23442201.
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    45. Hauptman JS, Dadour A, Oh T, Baca CB, Vickrey BG, Vassar SD, Sankar R, Salamon N, Vinters HV, Mathern GW. Sociodemographic changes over 25 years of pediatric epilepsy surgery at UCLA. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2013 Mar; 11(3):250-5. PMID: 23331214.
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    46. Kernan CL, Asarnow R, Siddarth P, Gurbani S, Lanphier EK, Sankar R, Caplan R. Neurocognitive profiles in children with epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2012 Dec; 53(12):2156-63. PMID: 23126490.
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    47. Hauptman JS, Pedram K, Sison CA, Sankar R, Salamon N, Vinters HV, Mathern GW. Pediatric epilepsy surgery: long-term 5-year seizure remission and medication use. Neurosurgery. 2012 Nov; 71(5):985-93. PMID: 22895408.
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    48. Pineda EA, Hensler JG, Sankar R, Shin D, Burke TF, Mazarati AM. Interleukin-1ß causes fluoxetine resistance in an animal model of epilepsy-associated depression. Neurotherapeutics. 2012 Apr; 9(2):477-85. PMID: 22427156.
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    49. Sankar R. GABA(A) receptor physiology and its relationship to the mechanism of action of the 1,5-benzodiazepine clobazam. CNS Drugs. 2012 Mar 01; 26(3):229-44. PMID: 22145708.
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    50. Gunthorpe MJ, Large CH, Sankar R. The mechanism of action of retigabine (ezogabine), a first-in-class K+ channel opener for the treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2012 Mar; 53(3):412-24. PMID: 22220513.
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    51. Large CH, Sokal DM, Nehlig A, Gunthorpe MJ, Sankar R, Crean CS, Vanlandingham KE, White HS. The spectrum of anticonvulsant efficacy of retigabine (ezogabine) in animal models: implications for clinical use. Epilepsia. 2012 Mar; 53(3):425-36. PMID: 22221318.
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    52. Hussain S, Sankar R. Pharmacologic treatment of intractable epilepsy in children: a syndrome-based approach. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Sep; 18(3):171-8. PMID: 22062941.
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    53. Cendes F, Sankar R. Vaccinations and febrile seizures. Epilepsia. 2011 May; 52 Suppl 3:23-5. PMID: 21542842.
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    54. Pineda EA, Hensler JG, Sankar R, Shin D, Burke TF, Mazarati AM. Plasticity of presynaptic and postsynaptic serotonin 1A receptors in an animal model of epilepsy-associated depression. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 May; 36(6):1305-16. PMID: 21346733.
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    55. Sankar R, Mazarati A. Neurobiology of Depression as a Comorbidity of Epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2010 Dec; 51(s5):81. PMID: 21415938.
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    56. Fung C, Evans E, Shin D, Shin BC, Zhao Y, Sankar R, Chaudhuri G, Devaskar SU. Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury exacerbates neuronal apoptosis and precipitates spontaneous seizures in glucose transporter isoform 3 heterozygous null mice. J Neurosci Res. 2010 Nov 15; 88(15):3386-98. PMID: 20857507.
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    57. Auvin S, Shin D, Mazarati A, Sankar R. Inflammation induced by LPS enhances epileptogenesis in immature rat and may be partially reversed by IL1RA. Epilepsia. 2010 Jul; 51 Suppl 3:34-8. PMID: 20618397.
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    58. Sankar R, Auvin S, Kwon YS, Pineda E, Shin D, Mazarati A. Evaluation of development-specific targets for antiepileptogenic therapy using rapid kindling. Epilepsia. 2010 Jul; 51 Suppl 3:39-42. PMID: 20618398.
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    59. Pineda E, Shin D, Sankar R, Mazarati AM. Comorbidity between epilepsy and depression: experimental evidence for the involvement of serotonergic, glucocorticoid, and neuroinflammatory mechanisms. Epilepsia. 2010 Jul; 51 Suppl 3:110-4. PMID: 20618414.
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    60. Auvin S, Mazarati A, Shin D, Sankar R. Inflammation enhances epileptogenesis in the developing rat brain. Neurobiol Dis. 2010 Oct; 40(1):303-10. PMID: 20600912.
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    61. Caplan R, Siddarth P, Levitt J, Gurbani S, Shields WD, Sankar R. Suicidality and brain volumes in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Jul; 18(3):286-90. PMID: 20494620.
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    62. Caplan R, Levitt J, Siddarth P, Wu KN, Gurbani S, Shields WD, Sankar R. Language and brain volumes in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Mar; 17(3):402-7. PMID: 20149755.
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    63. Sankar R, Glauser TA. Understanding therapeutic equivalence in epilepsy. CNS Spectr. 2010 Feb; 15(2):112-23. PMID: 20414156.
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    64. Mazarati AM, Pineda E, Shin D, Tio D, Taylor AN, Sankar R. Comorbidity between epilepsy and depression: role of hippocampal interleukin-1beta. Neurobiol Dis. 2010 Feb; 37(2):461-7. PMID: 19900553.
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    65. Fenoglio-Simeone K, Mazarati A, Sefidvash-Hockley S, Shin D, Wilke J, Milligan H, Sankar R, Rho JM, Maganti R. Anticonvulsant effects of the selective melatonin receptor agonist ramelteon. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Sep; 16(1):52-7. PMID: 19682955.
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    66. Sankar R, Ramsay E, McKay A, Hulihan J, Wiegand F. A multicenter, outpatient, open-label study to evaluate the dosing, effectiveness, and safety of topiramate as monotherapy in the treatment of epilepsy in clinical practice. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Aug; 15(4):506-12. PMID: 19643672.
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    67. Caplan R, Siddarth P, Vona P, Stahl L, Bailey C, Gurbani S, Sankar R, Donald Shields W. Language in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2009 Nov; 50(11):2397-407. PMID: 19624713.
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    68. Caplan R, Levitt J, Siddarth P, Wu KN, Gurbani S, Sankar R, Shields WD. Frontal and temporal volumes in Childhood Absence Epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2009 Nov; 50(11):2466-72. PMID: 19624714.
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    69. Mazarati AM, Shin D, Kwon YS, Bragin A, Pineda E, Tio D, Taylor AN, Sankar R. Elevated plasma corticosterone level and depressive behavior in experimental temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurobiol Dis. 2009 Jun; 34(3):457-61. PMID: 19285131.
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    70. Mazarati A, Shin D, Sankar R. Bumetanide inhibits rapid kindling in neonatal rats. Epilepsia. 2009 Sep; 50(9):2117-22. PMID: 19260939.
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    71. Lerner JT, Salamon N, Hauptman JS, Velasco TR, Hemb M, Wu JY, Sankar R, Donald Shields W, Engel J, Fried I, Cepeda C, Andre VM, Levine MS, Miyata H, Yong WH, Vinters HV, Mathern GW. Assessment and surgical outcomes for mild type I and severe type II cortical dysplasia: a critical review and the UCLA experience. Epilepsia. 2009 Jun; 50(6):1310-35. PMID: 19175385.
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    72. Vona P, Siddarth P, Sankar R, Caplan R. Obstacles to mental health care in pediatric epilepsy: insight from parents. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Feb; 14(2):360-6. PMID: 19110072.
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    73. Glauser TA, Sankar R. Core elements of epilepsy diagnosis and management: expert consensus from the Leadership in Epilepsy, Advocacy, and Development (LEAD) faculty. Curr Med Res Opin. 2008 Dec; 24(12):3463-77. PMID: 19032128.
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    74. Rho JM, Sankar R. The ketogenic diet in a pill: is this possible? Epilepsia. 2008 Nov; 49 Suppl 8:127-33. PMID: 19049610.
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    75. Wu JY, Koh S, Sankar R, Mathern GW. Paroxysmal fast activity: an interictal scalp EEG marker of epileptogenesis in children. Epilepsy Res. 2008 Nov; 82(1):99-106. PMID: 18804956.
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    76. Caplan R, Levitt J, Siddarth P, Taylor J, Daley M, Wu KN, Gurbani S, Shields WD, Sankar R. Thought disorder and frontotemporal volumes in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Nov; 13(4):593-9. PMID: 18652915.
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    77. Mazarati A, Siddarth P, Baldwin RA, Shin D, Caplan R, Sankar R. Depression after status epilepticus: behavioural and biochemical deficits and effects of fluoxetine. Brain. 2008 Aug; 131(Pt 8):2071-83. PMID: 18559371.
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    78. Caplan R, Siddarth P, Stahl L, Lanphier E, Vona P, Gurbani S, Koh S, Sankar R, Shields WD. Childhood absence epilepsy: behavioral, cognitive, and linguistic comorbidities. Epilepsia. 2008 Nov; 49(11):1838-46. PMID: 18557780.
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    79. Mazarati A, Wu J, Shin D, Kwon YS, Sankar R. Antiepileptogenic and antiictogenic effects of retigabine under conditions of rapid kindling: an ontogenic study. Epilepsia. 2008 Oct; 49(10):1777-86. PMID: 18503560.
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    80. Wu KN, Lieber E, Siddarth P, Smith K, Sankar R, Caplan R. Dealing with epilepsy: parents speak up. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Jul; 13(1):131-8. PMID: 18440277.
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    81. Daley M, Siddarth P, Levitt J, Gurbani S, Shields WD, Sankar R, Toga A, Caplan R. Amygdala volume and psychopathology in childhood complex partial seizures. Epilepsy Behav. 2008 Jul; 13(1):212-7. PMID: 18359276.
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    82. Sankar R, Lerner JT. Teratogenicity of antiepileptic drugs: role of pharmacogenomics. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2008; 83:215-25. PMID: 18929084.
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    83. Smith K, Siddarth P, Zima B, Sankar R, Mitchell W, Gowrinathan R, Shewmon A, Caplan R. Unmet mental health needs in pediatric epilepsy: insights from providers. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 Nov; 11(3):401-8. PMID: 17870672.
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    84. Sankar R. Teratogenicity of antiepileptic drugs: role of drug metabolism and pharmacogenomics. Acta Neurol Scand. 2007 Jul; 116(1):65-71. PMID: 17587258.
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    85. Sankar R, Rho JM. Do seizures affect the developing brain? Lessons from the laboratory. J Child Neurol. 2007 May; 22(5 Suppl):21S-9S. PMID: 17690084.
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    86. Niquet J, Auvin S, Archie M, Seo DW, Allen S, Sankar R, Wasterlain CG. Status epilepticus triggers caspase-3 activation and necrosis in the immature rat brain. Epilepsia. 2007 Jun; 48(6):1203-6. PMID: 17441993.
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    87. Sankar R. Does adjunctive lamotrigine provide improved control of primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in children? Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2007 Jun; 3(6):306-7. PMID: 17406382.
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    88. Sankar R, Auvin S, Mazarati A, Shin D. Inflammation contributes to seizure-induced hippocampal injury in the neonatal rat brain. Acta Neurol Scand. 2007 Apr; 115(4 Suppl):16-20. PMID: 17362271.
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    89. Mazarati A, Shin D, Auvin S, Caplan R, Sankar R. Kindling epileptogenesis in immature rats leads to persistent depressive behavior. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 May; 10(3):377-83. PMID: 17368107.
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    90. Daley M, Levitt J, Siddarth P, Mormino E, Hojatkashani C, Gurbani S, Shields WD, Sankar R, Toga A, Caplan R. Frontal and temporal volumes in children with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 May; 10(3):470-6. PMID: 17382595.
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    91. Mazarati A, Shin D, Auvin S, Sankar R. Age-dependent effects of topiramate on the acquisition and the retention of rapid kindling. Epilepsia. 2007 Apr; 48(4):765-73. PMID: 17319916.
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    92. Sankar R, Auvin S, Mazarati A, Shin D. Inflammation contributes to seizure-induced hippocampal injury in the neonatal rat brain. Acta Neurol Scand Suppl. 2007; 186:16-20. PMID: 17784532.
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    93. Auvin S, Shin D, Mazarati A, Nakagawa J, Miyamoto J, Sankar R. Inflammation exacerbates seizure-induced injury in the immature brain. Epilepsia. 2007; 48 Suppl 5:27-34. PMID: 17910578.
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    94. Sankar R, Auvin S, Shin D, Mazarati A. Inflammation modifies status epilepticus-induced hippocampal injury during development. Epilepsia. 2007; 48 Suppl 8:16-8. PMID: 18329988.
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    102. Suchomelova L, Baldwin RA, Kubova H, Thompson KW, Sankar R, Wasterlain CG. Treatment of experimental status epilepticus in immature rats: dissociation between anticonvulsant and antiepileptogenic effects. Pediatr Res. 2006 Feb; 59(2):237-43. PMID: 16439585.
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    104. Sankar R. Neuroprotection in epilepsy: the Holy Grail of antiepileptogenic therapy. Epilepsy Behav. 2005 Dec; 7 Suppl 3:S1-2. PMID: 16243002.
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    105. Mazarati AM, Baldwin RA, Shinmei S, Sankar R. In vivo interaction between serotonin and galanin receptors types 1 and 2 in the dorsal raphe: implication for limbic seizures. J Neurochem. 2005 Dec; 95(5):1495-503. PMID: 16219029.
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    106. Sankar R, Painter MJ. Neonatal seizures: after all these years we still love what doesn't work. Neurology. 2005 Mar 08; 64(5):776-7. PMID: 15753407.
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    107. Caplan R, Sagun J, Siddarth P, Gurbani S, Koh S, Gowrinathan R, Sankar R. Social competence in pediatric epilepsy: insights into underlying mechanisms. Epilepsy Behav. 2005 Mar; 6(2):218-28. PMID: 15710308.
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    108. Bookheimer S, Schrader LM, Rausch R, Sankar R, Engel J. Reduced anesthetization during the intracarotid amobarbital (Wada) test in patients taking carbonic anhydrase-inhibiting medications. Epilepsia. 2005 Feb; 46(2):236-43. PMID: 15679504.
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    109. Sankar R, Wheless JW, Dravet C, Guerrini R, Medina MT, Bureau M, Genton P, Delgado-Escueta AV. Treatment of myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood. Adv Neurol. 2005; 95:289-98. PMID: 15508932.
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    110. Sankar R. Initial treatment of epilepsy with antiepileptic drugs: pediatric issues. Neurology. 2004 Nov 23; 63(10 Suppl 4):S30-9. PMID: 15557549.
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    112. Sankar R, Holmes GL. Mechanisms of action for the commonly used antiepileptic drugs: relevance to antiepileptic drug-associated neurobehavioral adverse effects. J Child Neurol. 2004 Aug; 19 Suppl 1:S6-14. PMID: 15526966.
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    113. Zovein A, Flowers-Ziegler J, Thamotharan S, Shin D, Sankar R, Nguyen K, Gambhir S, Devaskar SU. Postnatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury alters mechanisms mediating neuronal glucose transport. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Feb; 286(2):R273-82. PMID: 14525722.
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    115. Sankar R. Environmental Factors Influence Neurogenesis and Modify the Cognitive Outcome after Status Epilepticus. Epilepsy Curr. 2003 Jan; 3(1):8-10. PMID: 15309095.
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    116. Jhaveri R, Sankar R, Yazdani S, Cherry JD. Varicella-zoster virus: an overlooked cause of aseptic meningitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Jan; 22(1):96-7. PMID: 12553305.
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    117. Sankar R, Thamotharan S, Shin D, Moley KH, Devaskar SU. Insulin-responsive glucose transporters-GLUT8 and GLUT4 are expressed in the developing mammalian brain. Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2002 Nov 15; 107(2):157-65. PMID: 12425944.
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    118. Tan Z, Sankar R, Tu W, Shin D, Liu H, Wasterlain CG, Schreiber SS. Immunohistochemical study of p53-associated proteins in rat brain following lithium-pilocarpine status epilepticus. Brain Res. 2002 Mar 01; 929(1):129-38. PMID: 11852039.
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    120. Ziegner UH, Kobayashi RH, Cunningham-Rundles C, Español T, Fasth A, Huttenlocher A, Krogstad P, Marthinsen L, Notarangelo LD, Pasic S, Rieger CH, Rudge P, Sankar R, Shigeoka AO, Stiehm ER, Sullivan KE, Webster AD, Ochs HD. Progressive neurodegeneration in patients with primary immunodeficiency disease on IVIG treatment. Clin Immunol. 2002 Jan; 102(1):19-24. PMID: 11781063.
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    121. Wasterlain CG, Mazarati AM, Naylor D, Niquet J, Liu H, Suchomelova L, Baldwin R, Katsumori H, Shirasaka Y, Shin D, Sankar R. Short-term plasticity of hippocampal neuropeptides and neuronal circuitry in experimental status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2002; 43 Suppl 5:20-9. PMID: 12121290.
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    122. Sankar R, Shin D, Liu H, Wasterlain C, Mazarati A. Epileptogenesis during development: injury, circuit recruitment, and plasticity. Epilepsia. 2002; 43 Suppl 5:47-53. PMID: 12121295.
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    123. Mazarati A, Bragin A, Baldwin R, Shin D, Wilson C, Sankar R, Naylor D, Engel J, Wasterlain CG. Epileptogenesis after self-sustaining status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2002; 43 Suppl 5:74-80. PMID: 12121299.
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    124. Storey TW, Rho JM, White SS, Sankar R, Szot P. Age-dependent differences in flurothyl-induced c-fos and c-jun mRNA expression in the mouse brain. Dev Neurosci. 2002; 24(4):294-9. PMID: 12457067.
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    125. Sankar R, Shin D, Liu H, Katsumori H, Wasterlain CG. Granule cell neurogenesis after status epilepticus in the immature rat brain. Epilepsia. 2000; 41 Suppl 6:S53-6. PMID: 10999520.
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    126. Sankar R, Sotero de Menezes M. Metabolic and endocrine aspects of the ketogenic diet. Epilepsy Res. 1999 Dec; 37(3):191-201. PMID: 10584969.
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    127. Sankar R, Shin D, Mazarati AM, Liu H, Wasterlain CG. Ontogeny of self-sustaining status epilepticus. Dev Neurosci. 1999 Nov; 21(3-5):345-51. PMID: 10575258.
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    128. Sankar R, Shin DH, Wasterlain CG. Serum neuron-specific enolase is a marker for neuronal damage following status epilepticus in the rat. Epilepsy Res. 1997 Sep; 28(2):129-36. PMID: 9267777.
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    129. Sankar R, Shin DH, Wasterlain CG. GABA metabolism during status epilepticus in the developing rat brain. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 1997 Jan 02; 98(1):60-4. PMID: 9027404.
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