Professor Steven Petrou

Recent publications

  1. Atkin TA, Maher CM, Gerlach AC, Gay BC, Antonio BM, Santos SC, Padilla KM, Rader J, Krafte DS, Fox MA, Stewart GR, Petrovski S, Devinsky O, Might M, Petrou S, Goldstein DB. A comprehensive approach to identifying repurposed drugs to treat SCN8A epilepsy. EPILEPSIA. Blackwell Science. 2018, Vol. 59, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1111/epi.14037
  2. Scott D, Gunn N, Yong K, Wimmer V, Veldhuis NA, Challis LM, Haidar M, Petrou S, Bathgate R, Griffin M. A Novel Ultra-Stable, Monomeric Green Fluorescent Protein For Direct Volumetric Imaging of Whole Organs Using CLARITY. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. Nature Publishing Group. 2018, Vol. 8, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18045-y
  3. Pederick DT, Richards K, Piltz SG, Kumar R, Mincheva-Tasheva S, Mandelstam S, Dale RC, Scheffer I, Gecz J, Petrou S, Hughes JN, Thomas P. Abnormal Cell Sorting Underlies the Unique X-Linked Inheritance of PCDH19 Epilepsy. NEURON. Cell Press. 2018, Vol. 97, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.12.005
  4. Reid C, Rollo B, Petrou S, Berkovic S. Can mutation-mediated effects occurring early in development cause long-term seizure susceptibility in genetic generalized epilepsies?. EPILEPSIA. Blackwell Science. 2018, Vol. 59, Issue 5. DOI: 10.1111/epi.14077
  5. McTague A, Nair U, Malhotra S, Meyer E, Trump N, Gazina E, Papandreou A, Ngoh A, Ackermann S, Ambegaonkar G, Appleton R, Desurkar A, Eltze C, Kneen R, Kumar AV, Lascelles K, Montgomery T, Ramesh V, Samanta R, Scott RH, Tan J, Whitehouse W, Poduri A, Scheffer I, Chong WKK, Cross JH, Topf M, Petrou S, Kurian MA. Clinical and molecular characterization of KCNT1-related severe early-onset epilepsy. NEUROLOGY. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2018, Vol. 90, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004762
  6. Berecki G, Howell K, Deerasooriya Y, Cilio MR, Oliva M, Kaplan D, Scheffer I, Berkovic S, Petrou S. Dynamic action potential clamp predicts functional separation in mild familial and severe de novo forms of SCN2A epilepsy. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. National Academy of Sciences. 2018, Vol. 115, Issue 24. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1800077115
  7. Li M, Maljevic S, Phillips A, Petrovski S, Hildebrand M, Burgess R, Mount T, Zara F, Striano P, Schubert J, Thiele H, Nuernberg P, Wong M, Weisenberg JL, Thio LL, Lerche H, Scheffer I, Berkovic S, Petrou S, Reid C. Gain-of-function HCN2 variants in genetic epilepsy. HUMAN MUTATION. Wiley-Liss. 2018, Vol. 39, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1002/humu.23357
  8. Helbig I, Heinzen EL, Mefford HC, Berkovic S, Lowenstein DH, Kato M, Cross JH, Satishchandra P, De Jonghe P, Jiang Y, Goldman A, Petrou S, Tan NCK. Genetic literacy series: Primer part 2—Paradigm shifts in epilepsy genetics. Epilepsia. Blackwell Science. 2018, Vol. 59, Issue 6. DOI: 10.1111/epi.14193
  9. Oyrer J, Maljevic S, Scheffer I, Berkovic S, Petrou S, Reid C. Ion Channels in Genetic Epilepsy: From Genes and Mechanisms to Disease-Targeted Therapies. PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEWS. American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 2018, Vol. 70, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1124/pr.117.014456
  10. Numis AL, Nair U, Datta AN, Sands TT, Oldham MS, Patel A, Li M, Gazina E, Petrou S, Cilio MR. Lack of response to quinidine in KCNT1-related neonatal epilepsy. Epilepsia. Blackwell Science. 2018, Vol. 59, Issue 10. DOI: 10.1111/epi.14551
  11. Gazina E, Morrisroe E, Mendis G, Michalska AE, Chen J, Nefzger CM, Rollo BN, Reid C, Pera M, Petrou S. Method of derivation and differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells generating synchronous neuronal networks. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE METHODS. Elsevier Science. 2018, Vol. 293. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2017.08.018
  12. Butler C, Wilson Y, Oyrer J, Karle T, Petrou S, Gunnersen J, Murphy M, Reid C. Neurons Specifically Activated by Fear Learning in Lateral Amygdala Display Increased Synaptic Strength. ENEURO. Society of Neuroscience. 2018, Vol. 5, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0114-18.2018
  13. Anderson DJ, Kaplan D, Bell KM, Koutsis K, Haynes JM, Mills RJ, Phelan DG, Qian EL, Leitoguinho AR, Arasaratnam D, Labonne T, Ng ES, Davis RP, Casini S, Passier R, Hudson JE, Porrello E, Costa MW, Rafii A, Curl C, Delbridge L, Harvey RP, Oshlack A, Cheung M, Mummery CL, Petrou S, Elefanty A, Stanley E, Elliott D. NKX2-5 regulates human cardiomyogenesis via a HEY2 dependent transcriptional network. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS. Nature Publishing Group. 2018, Vol. 9, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03714-x
  14. Mullen S, Carney P, Roten A, Ching M, Lightfoot PA, Churilov L, Nair U, Li M, Berkovic S, Petrou S, Scheffer I. Precision therapy for epilepsy due to KCNT1 mutations: A randomized trial of oral quinidine. NEUROLOGY. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2018, Vol. 90, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004769
  15. Sanders SJ, Campbell AJ, Cottrell JR, Moller RS, Wagner FF, Auldridge AL, Bernier RA, Catterall WA, Chung WK, Empfield JR, George AL, Hipp JF, Khwaja O, Kiskinis E, Lal D, Malhotra D, Millichap JJ, Otis TS, Petrou S, Pitt G, Schust LF, Taylor CM, Tjernagel J, Spiro JE, Bender KJ. Progress in Understanding and Treating SCN2A-Mediated Disorders. TRENDS IN NEUROSCIENCES. Elsevier Science. 2018, Vol. 41, Issue 7. DOI: 10.1016/j.tins.2018.03.011

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