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Research Interests

Synapses, plasticity, learning

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University College

… → 1997

Research interests

  • Cellular Electrophysiology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience

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Kainic Acid Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
Synapses Medicine & Life Sciences
Glutamate Receptors Medicine & Life Sciences
Fragile X Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Hippocampus Medicine & Life Sciences
Synaptic Transmission Medicine & Life Sciences
Neurons Medicine & Life Sciences
Knockout Mice Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2004 2023

Corpus Striatum
Autistic Disorder
Mutation
Exome
Social Problems
Autistic Disorder
Mutation
Ion Channels
Brain
Neurons
Exosomes
Alzheimer Disease
Pathology
Synapses
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
Kainic Acid Receptors
Intellectual Disability
Missense Mutation
Phenotype
Haploinsufficiency
Compulsive Behavior
Glutamate Receptors
Neurons
Corpus Striatum
Kainic Acid Receptors

Research Output 1998 2019

Myoclonic Epilepsy
GABA-A Receptors
Seizures
Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potentials
Hypnotics and Sedatives
4 Citations (Scopus)

Axonal organization defects in the hippocampus of adult conditional BACE1 knockout mice

Ou-Yang, M. H., Kurz, J., Nomura, T., Popovic, J., Rajapaksha, T. W., Dong, H., Contractor, A., Chetkovich, D. M., Tourtellotte, W. G. & Vassar, R. J., Sep 19 2018, In : Science Translational Medicine. 10, 459, eaao5620.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knockout Mice
Hippocampus
Phenotype
Alzheimer Disease
Brain
3 Citations (Scopus)

Critical period inhibition of NKCC1 rectifies synapse plasticity in the somatosensory cortex and restores adult tactile response maps in fragile X mice

He, Q., Arroyo, E. D., Smukowski, S. N., Xu, J., Piochon, C., Savas, J. N., Portera-Cailliau, C. & Contractor, A., Apr 27 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Psychiatry. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fragile X Syndrome
Somatosensory Cortex
Touch
Synapses
Chlorides

Development of GABAergic inputs is not altered in early maturation of adult born dentate granule neurons in fragile X mice

Remmers, C. L. & Contractor, A., Nov 1 2018, In : eNeuro. 5, 6, e0137-18.2018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein
Neurons
Hippocampus
Fragile X Syndrome
Neurogenesis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Kainate receptors inhibit glutamate release via mobilization of endocannabinoids in striatal direct pathway spiny projection neurons

Marshall, J. J., Xu, J. & Contractor, A., Apr 18 2018, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 38, 16, p. 3901-3910 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kainic Acid Receptors
Corpus Striatum
Endocannabinoids
Synapses
Glutamic Acid