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Efrain Azmitia

Professor of Biology & Neural Science, Professor of Biology, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Fellow of Center for Neural Science

    1969 …2020

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    Research Output

    2020

    Evolution of serotonin: sunlight to suicide

    Azmitia, E. C., 2020, Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience. Elsevier B.V., p. 3-22 20 p. (Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience; vol. 31).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2017

    Developmental microglial priming in postmortem autism spectrum disorder temporal cortex

    Lee, A. S., Azmitia, E. C. & Whitaker-Azmitia, P. M., May 1 2017, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 62, p. 193-202 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2016

    Persistent Angiogenesis in the Autism Brain: An Immunocytochemical Study of Postmortem Cortex, Brainstem and Cerebellum

    Azmitia, E. C., Saccomano, Z. T., Alzoobaee, M. F., Boldrini, M. & Whitaker-Azmitia, P. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 46, 4, p. 1307-1318 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Serotonergic markers in atopic dermatitis

    Rasul, A., El-Nour, H., Lonne-Rahm, S. B., Fransson, O., Johansson, C., Johansson, B., Zubeidi, M., Seeberg, E., Radu Djurfeldt, D., Azmitia, E. C. & Nordlind, K., Sep 2016, In : Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 96, 6, p. 732-736 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2014

    Impact of drugs and alcohol on the brain through the life cycle: Knowledge for social workers

    Azmitia, E. C., Jan 1 2014, Neurobiology of Addictions: Implications for Clinical Practice. Taylor and Francis, p. 41-63 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2013

    Contribution of olivofloccular circuitry developmental defects to atypical gaze in autism

    Wegiel, J., Kuchna, I., Nowicki, K., Imaki, H., Wegiel, J., Ma, Y. S., Azmitia, E. C., Banerjee, P., Flory, M., Cohen, I. L., London, E., Ted Brown, W., Komich Hare, C. & Wisniewski, T., Apr 25 2013, In : Brain Research. 1512, p. 106-122 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The SATOL project: An interdisciplinary model of technology transfer for research-to-practice in clinical supervision for addiction treatment

    Straussner, S. L. A., Naegle, M. A., Gillespie, C., Wolkstein, E., Donath, R. & Azmitia, E. C., Dec 1 2013, Information Technology and Evidence-Based Social Work Practice. Taylor and Francis, p. 39-54 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2012

    Brain Chemicals: Global Projections of Ancient Aromatic Neurotransmitters

    Azmitia, E. C., Jan 1 2012, Encyclopedia of Human Behavior: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 396-405 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Clozapine functions through the prefrontal cortex serotonin 1A receptor to heighten neuronal activity via calmodulin kinase II-NMDA receptor interactions

    Purkayastha, S., Ford, J., Kanjilal, B., Diallo, S., Del Rosario Inigo, J., Neuwirth, L., El Idrissi, A., Ahmed, Z., Wieraszko, A., Azmitia, E. C. & Banerjee, P., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 120, 3, p. 396-407 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Serotonin and its 5-HT1 receptor in human mastocytosis

    Ritter, M., El-Nour, H., Hedblad, M. A., Butterfield, J. H., Beck, O., Stephanson, N., Holst, M., Giscombe, R., Azmitia, E. C. & Nordlind, K., Aug 1 2012, In : Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology. 34, 4, p. 679-685 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2011

    Dystrophic serotonin axons in postmortem brains from young autism patients

    Azmitia, E. C., Singh, J. S., Hou, X. P. & Wegiel, J., Oct 1 2011, In : Anatomical Record. 294, 10, p. 1653-1662 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Increased serotonin axons (immunoreactive to 5-HT transporter) in postmortem brains from young autism donors

    Azmitia, E. C., Singh, J. S. & Whitaker-Azmitia, P. M., Jun 1 2011, In : Neuropharmacology. 60, 7-8, p. 1347-1354 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Time-dependent modulation of serotonin and its receptors 1A and 2A expression in allergic contact dermatitis

    Wetterberg, J., Taher, C., Azmitia, E. C. & El-Nour, H., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 25, 10, p. 1200-1205 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    Different serotonergic expression in nevomelanocytic tumors

    Naimi-Akbar, C., Ritter, M., Demel, S., El-Nour, H., Hedblad, M. A., Azmitia, E. C. & Nordlind, K., Jun 1 2010, In : Cancers. 2, 2, p. 1166-1177 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Serotonergic mechanisms in human allergic contact dermatitis (Acta Dermato-Venereologica (2007) 87, (390-396))

    El-Nour, H., Lundeberg, L., Abdelmagid, N., Lonne-Rahm, S. B., Azmitia, E. C. & Nordlind, K., Oct 12 2010, In : Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 90, 5, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    2009

    S100β protein expression: Gender- and age-related daily changes

    Nogueira, M. I., Abbas, S. Y., Campos, L. G. M., Allemandi, W., Lawson, P., Takada, S. H. & Azmitia, E. C., Aug 2009, In : Neurochemical Research. 34, 8, p. 1355-1362 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2008

    Dystrophic serotonergic axons in neurodegenerative diseases

    Azmitia, E. C. & Nixon, R., Jun 27 2008, In : Brain Research. 1217, p. 185-194 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neuroimmune mechanisms in patients with atopic dermatitis during chronic stress

    Lonne-Rahm, S. B., Rickberg, H., El-Nour, H., Mårin, P., Azmitia, E. C. & Nordlind, K., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. 22, 1, p. 11-18 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The skin as a mirror of the soul: Exploring the possible roles of serotonin

    Nordlind, K., Azmitia, E. C. & Slominski, A., Apr 1 2008, In : Experimental dermatology. 17, 4, p. 301-311 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2007

    Antagonist-induced increase in 5-HT1A-receptor expression in adult rat hippocampus and cortex

    Abbas, S. Y., Nogueira, M. I. & Azmitia, E. C., Jul 1 2007, In : Synapse. 61, 7, p. 531-539 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cajal and brain plasticity: Insights relevant to emerging concepts of mind

    Azmitia, E. C., Oct 2007, In : Brain Research Reviews. 55, 2 SPEC. ISS., p. 395-405 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Serotonergic mechanisms in human allergic contact dermatitis

    El-Nour, H., Lundeberg, L., Abdel-Magid, N., Lonne-Rahm, S. B., Azmitia, E. C. & Nordlind, K., Dec 1 2007, In : Acta Dermato-Venereologica. 87, 5, p. 390-396 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Serotonin 1A receptor coupling to NF-κB studied using inducible receptor expression in hippocampal neuron-derived cells

    Sobocki, T., Ray, I., Cano-Sanchez, P., Banerjee, P. & Azmitia, E. C., Jul 17 2007, In : Signal Transduction. 7, 3, p. 260-269 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Serotonin and Brain: Evolution, Neuroplasticity, and Homeostasis

    Azmitia, E. C., Jan 1 2007, The Pharmacology of Neurogenesis and Neuroenhancement. Academic Press Inc., p. 31-56 26 p. (International Review of Neurobiology; vol. 77).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2006

    Expression of serotonergic receptors in psoriatic skin

    Nordlind, K., Thorslund, K., Lonne-Rahm, S., Mohabbati, S., Berki, T., Morales, M. & Azmitia, E. C., Aug 1 2006, In : Archives of Dermatological Research. 298, 3, p. 99-106 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The SATOL Project: An interdisciplinary model of technology transfer for research-to-practice in clinical supervision for addiction treatment

    Straussner, S. L. A., Naegle, M. A., Gillespie, C., Wolkstein, E., Donath, R. & Azmitia, E. C., Dec 5 2006, In : Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work. 3, 3-4, p. 39-54 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2005

    Chronic gliosis induced by loss of S-100B: Knockout mice have enhanced GFAP-immunoreactivity but blunted response to a serotonin challenge

    Chang, M. S., Ariah, L. M., Marks, A. & Azmitia, E. C., Jan 7 2005, In : Brain Research. 1031, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gender-specific 5-HT1A receptor changes in BrdU nuclear labeling patterns in neonatal dentate gyrus

    Greaves, J. M., Russo, S. S. & Azmitia, E. C., Jun 9 2005, In : Developmental Brain Research. 157, 1, p. 65-73 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2004

    Differential effects on somatic and reflex development by chronic clomipramine treatment

    Lopes De Souza, S., Nogueira, M. I., De Jesus Deiró, T. C. B., De Castro, F. M. M., Da Silva, C. M., Da Silva, M. C., De Lira, L. O., Azmitia, E. C. & De Castro, R. M., Sep 15 2004, In : Physiology and Behavior. 82, 2-3, p. 375-379 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Erratum: Differential effects on somatic and reflex development by chronic clomiparmine treatment (Journal Physiology and Behavior (2004) 82 (375-379) DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2004.04.007.)

    Lopes De Souza, S., Noguiera, M. I., De Jesus Deiró, T. C. B., De Castro, F. M. M., Da Silva, C. M., Da Silva, M. C., De Lira, L. O., Azmitia, E. C. & De Castro, R. M., Oct 15 2004, In : Physiology and Behavior. 82, 5, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    Serotonin1A Receptors at the Axon Initial Segment of Prefrontal Pyramidal Neurons in Schizophrenia

    Cruz, D. A., Eggan, S. M., Azmitia, E. C. & Lewis, D. A., Apr 1 2004, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 161, 4, p. 739-742 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Serotoninergic chemoreceptive neurons: A search for a shared function

    Azmitia, E. C., Feb 1 2004, In : Molecular Interventions. 4, 1, p. 18-21 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Changing views of Cajal's neuron: Introduction

    Azmitia, E. C., DeFelipe, J., Jones, E. G., Rakic, P. & Ribak, C. E., Dec 28 2002, In : Progress in Brain Research. 136, p. vii-ix

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Deviations in brain early serotonergic development as a result of fetal alcohol exposure

    Zhou, F. C., Sari, Y., Li, T. K., Goodlett, C. & Azmitia, E. C., Jun 1 2002, In : Neurotoxicity Research. 4, 4, p. 337-342 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Expression of serotonin receptors in allergic contact eczematous human skin

    Lundeberg, L., El-Nour, H., Mohabbati, S., Morales, M., Azmitia, E. & Nordlind, K., Jan 1 2002, In : Archives of Dermatological Research. 294, 9, p. 393-398 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Glial fibrillary acidic protein immunoreactive astrocytes in developing rat hippocampus

    Catalani, A., Sabbatini, M., Consoli, C., Cinque, C., Tomassoni, D., Azmitia, E., Angelucci, L. & Amenta, F., Mar 15 2002, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 123, 5, p. 481-490 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The first international Cajal club meeting in Madrid: 21st century reports

    Azmitia, E. C. & Ribak, C. E., Jun 19 2002, In : Journal of chemical neuroanatomy. 23, 4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2001

    Colchicine-induced cytoskeletal collapse and apoptosis in N-18 neuroblastoma cultures is rapidly reversed by applied S-100beta

    Brewton, L. S., Haddad, L. & Azmitia, E. C., 2001, In : Brain Research. 912, 1, p. 9-16 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Colchicine-induced cytoskeletal collapse and apoptosis in N-18 neuroblastoma cultures is rapidly reversed by applied S-100β

    Brewton, L. S., Haddad, L. & Azmitia, E. C., Aug 31 2001, In : Brain Research. 912, 1, p. 9-16 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Modern views on an ancient chemical: Serotonin effects on cell proliferation, maturation, and apoptosis

    Azmitia, E. C., Nov 15 2001, In : Brain Research Bulletin. 56, 5, p. 413-424 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Neuronal instability: Implications for Rett's syndrome

    Azmitia, E. C., Dec 15 2001, In : Brain and Development. 23, SUPPL. 1, p. S1-S10

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Pyramidal cell axons show a local specialization for GABA and 5-HT inputs in monkey and human cerebral cortex

    DeFelipe, J., Arellano, J. I., Gomez, A., Azmitia, E. C. & Munoz, A., 2001, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 433, 1, p. 148-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Structural abnormalities develop in the brain after ablation of the gene encoding nonmuscle myosin II-B heavy chain

    Defelipe, J., Arellano, J. I., Gómez, A., Azmitia, E. C. & Mun̈oz, A., Apr 23 2001, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 433, 1, p. 62-74 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2000

    Krieg Cortical Kudos 2000

    Azmitia, E. C., Jan 1 2000, In : Cerebral Cortex. 10, 8, p. 826-828 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

    Open Access

    Long term depletion of serotonin leads to selective changes in glutamate receptor subunits

    Shutoh, F., Hamada, S., Shibata, M., Narita, M., Shiga, T., Azmitia, E. C. & Okado, N., Dec 1 2000, In : Neuroscience Research. 38, 4, p. 365-371 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Trophic interactions between brain-derived neurotrophic factor and S100β on cultured serotonergic neurons

    Nishi, M., Kawata, M. & Azmitia, E. C., Jun 16 2000, In : Brain Research. 868, 1, p. 113-118 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1999

    Agonist- and antagonist-induced plasticity of rat 5-HT(1A) receptor in hippocampal cell culture

    Nishi, M. & Azmitia, E. C., Mar 1 1999, In : Synapse. 31, 3, p. 186-195 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle