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Research Interests

1. Mechanisms underlying dopamine neuron development, function, diversity, and degeneration. 2. Mechanisms regulating peripheral nerve myelination in development and disease states.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1998

Keywords

  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Neurogenetics

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Grants 2006 2023

Chronic Pain
Opioid Analgesics
Opiate Alkaloids
Brain
Back Pain

TTML Shared Resource

Awatramani, R.

National Cancer Institute

8/10/187/31/23

Project: Research project

Neoplasms
Medicine
Research
Population

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 1901 Citations
  • 33 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Transcriptional Basis for Rhythmic Control of Hunger and Metabolism within the AgRP Neuron

Cedernaes, J., Huang, W., Ramsey, K. M., Waldeck, N., Cheng, L., Marcheva, B., Omura, C., Kobayashi, Y., Bien, C., Levine, D. C., Dhir, R., Awatramani, R., Bradfield, C. A., Wang, X. A., Takahashi, J. S., Mokadem, M., Ahima, R. S. & Bass, J., May 7 2019, In : Cell Metabolism. 29, 5, p. 1078-1091.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hunger
Sleep
Neurons
Leptin
Energy Metabolism
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dopamine neuron glutamate cotransmission evokes a delayed excitation in lateral dorsal striatal cholinergic interneurons

Chuhma, N., Mingote, S., Yetnikoff, L., Kalmbach, A., Ma, T., Ztaou, S., Sienna, A. C., Tepler, S., Poulin, J. F., Ansorge, M., Awatramani, R., Kang, U. J. & Rayport, S., Oct 1 2018, In : eLife. 7, e39786.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corpus Striatum
Dopaminergic Neurons
Interneurons
Cholinergic Agents
Neurons
2 Citations (Scopus)

Egr2-dependent microRNA-138 is dispensable for peripheral nerve myelination

Lin, H. P., Oksuz, I., Svaren, J. & Awatramani, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schwann Cells
MicroRNAs
Peripheral Nerves
Knockout Mice
Cell Differentiation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping projections of molecularly defined dopamine neuron subtypes using intersectional genetic approaches

Poulin, J. F., Caronia-Brown, G., Hofer, C., Cui, Q., Helm, B., Ramakrishnan, C., Chan, S., Dombeck, D. A., Deisseroth, K. & Awatramani, R., Sep 1 2018, In : Nature Neuroscience. 21, 9, p. 1260-1271 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopaminergic Neurons
Ventral Tegmental Area
Caudate Nucleus
Putamen
Nucleus Accumbens
3 Citations (Scopus)
Homeobox Genes
Dopaminergic Neurons
Mesencephalon
Brain
Population