Radhika Basheer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Title(s)

Associate Professor of Psychology

Administrative and Hospital Titles

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, VA Boston Healthcare System


West Roxbury VA Medical Center
Research 151 Orea Bldg, 2A101
1400 VFW Pkwy
West Roxbury MA 02132

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Sleep-Deep-Net learns sleep wake scoring from the end-user and completes each record in their style.
Authors: Katsuki F, Spratt TJ, Brown RE, Basheer R, Uygun DS.
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Neuronal PAS domain 1 identifies a major subpopulation of wakefulness-promoting GABAergic neurons in basal forebrain.
Authors: Troppoli TA, Yang C, Katsuki F, Uygun DS, Lin I, Aguilar D, Spratt T, Basheer R, McNally JM, Chan CS, McKenna JT, Brown RE.
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Knockdown of GABAA alpha3 subunits on thalamic reticular neurons enhances deep sleep in mice.
Authors: Uygun DS, Yang C, Tilli ER, Katsuki F, Hodges EL, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Brown RE, Basheer R.
Nat Commun
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Characterization of basal forebrain glutamate neurons suggests a role in control of arousal and avoidance behavior.
Authors: McKenna JT, Yang C, Bellio T, Anderson-Chernishof MB, Gamble MC, Hulverson A, McCoy JG, Winston S, Hodges E, Katsuki F, McNally JM, Basheer R, Brown RE.
Brain Struct Funct
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Basal Forebrain Parvalbumin Neurons Mediate Arousals from Sleep Induced by Hypercarbia or Auditory Stimuli.
Authors: McKenna JT, Thankachan S, Uygun DS, Shukla C, McNally JM, Schiffino FL, Cordeira J, Katsuki F, Zant JC, Gamble MC, Deisseroth K, McCarley RW, Brown RE, Strecker RE, Basheer R.
Curr Biol
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Alterations in sleep, sleep spindle, and EEG power in mGluR5 knockout mice.
Authors: Aguilar DD, Strecker RE, Basheer R, McNally JM.
J Neurophysiol
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Thalamic Reticular Nucleus Parvalbumin Neurons Regulate Sleep Spindles and Electrophysiological Aspects of Schizophrenia in Mice.
Authors: Thankachan S, Katsuki F, McKenna JT, Yang C, Shukla C, Deisseroth K, Uygun DS, Strecker RE, Brown RE, McNally JM, Basheer R.
Sci Rep
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Validation of an automated sleep spindle detection method for mouse electroencephalography.
Authors: Uygun DS, Katsuki F, Bolortuya Y, Aguilar DD, McKenna JT, Thankachan S, McCarley RW, Basheer R, Brown RE, Strecker RE, McNally JM.
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Activation of basal forebrain purinergic P2 receptors promotes wakefulness in mice.
Authors: Yang C, Larin A, McKenna JT, Jacobson KA, Winston S, Strecker RE, Kalinchuk A, Basheer R, Brown RE.
Sci Rep
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Creatine supplementation reduces sleep need and homeostatic sleep pressure in rats.
Authors: Dworak M, Kim T, Mccarley RW, Basheer R.
J Sleep Res
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