David H. Farb, Ph.D.

Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics Boston University, Boston, MA, United States 
Molecular physiology of benzodiazepines and other ion channel modulators; GABA(A) receptor structure-function; NMDA receptor structure and function; neuroactive steroids
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William P. Jencks grad student 1969-1975 Brandeis
Susan E. Leeman post-doc Boston University
Gerald Fischbach post-doc 1975-1979 Harvard (Neurotree)
Sydney Brenner research scientist 1989-1990 Boston University
 (Fogarty Senior International Fellow)


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Cynthia Czajkowski grad student SUNY Brooklyn (Neurotree)
Martin Leach grad student Boston University (Neurotree)
Shelley Russek grad student Downstate Medical School (Neurotree)
Pamela J. McLean grad student 1990-1997 Boston University (Neurotree)
Ming-Kuei Jang grad student 2003 Boston University (Neurotree)
Ghazaleh Sadri-Vakili grad student 2003 Boston University (Neurotree)
Emmanuel Kostakis grad student 2007 Boston University (Neurotree)
Sophie Caroline Desbiens grad student 2009 Boston University (Neurotree)
Matthew Thomas Whittaker grad student 2009 Boston University (Neurotree)
Tara Monique Stewart grad student 2014 Boston University (Neurotree)
Mark Farrant post-doc UCL (Neurotree)
Terrell T. Gibbs post-doc 1980-1990 SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Marcia H. Ratner post-doc 2004-2007 BU School of Medicine
Loren J. Martin post-doc 2009-2011 Boston University (Neurotree)
Jonathan Hirsch research scientist 2000-2000 BU School of Medicine (Neurotree)
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Ratner MH, Kumaresan V, Farb DH. (2019) Neurosteroid Actions in Memory and Neurologic/Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 10
Robitsek J, Ratner M, Stewart T, et al. (2015) Combined administration of levetiracetam and valproic acid attenuates age-related hyperactivity of CA3 place cells, reduces place field area, and increases spatial information content in aged rat hippocampus. Hippocampus
Ratner MH, Farb DH, Ozer J, et al. (2014) Younger age at onset of sporadic Parkinson's disease among subjects occupationally exposed to metals and pesticides. Interdisciplinary Toxicology. 7: 123-33
Farb DH, Ratner MH. (2014) Targeting the modulation of neural circuitry for the treatment of anxiety disorders. Pharmacological Reviews. 66: 1002-32
Smith CC, Martin SC, Sugunan K, et al. (2014) A role for picomolar concentrations of pregnenolone sulfate in synaptic activity-dependent Ca2+ signaling and CREB activation. Molecular Pharmacology. 86: 390-8
Smith CC, Gibbs TT, Farb DH. (2014) Pregnenolone sulfate as a modulator of synaptic plasticity. Psychopharmacology. 231: 3537-56
Gutiérrez ML, Ferreri MC, Farb DH, et al. (2014) GABA-induced uncoupling of GABA/benzodiazepine site interactions is associated with increased phosphorylation of the GABAA receptor. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 92: 1054-61
Farb DH. (2013) An interview with David H Farb, Section Editor for Basic Pharmacology. Bmc Pharmacology & Toxicology. 14: 42
Saha S, Hu Y, Martin SC, et al. (2013) Polycomblike protein PHF1b: a transcriptional sensor for GABA receptor activity. Bmc Pharmacology & Toxicology. 14: 37
Kostakis E, Smith C, Jang MK, et al. (2013) The neuroactive steroid pregnenolone sulfate stimulates trafficking of functional N-methyl D-aspartate receptors to the cell surface via a noncanonical, G protein, and Ca2+-dependent mechanism. Molecular Pharmacology. 84: 261-74
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