Thankachan
Stephen Thankachan, Ph.D.
Instructor in Psychiatry
Harvard Title

Instructor in Psychiatry

Administrative and Hospital Titles

Research Scientist, Department of Neurology, VA Boston Healthcare System

Address

VA Medical Center, Research
1400 VFW Parkway, Bldg3, 2B112,
West Roxbury, MA 02132

 

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Basal Forebrain Parvalbumin Neurons Mediate Arousals from Sleep Induced by Hypercarbia or Auditory Stimuli.
Authors: 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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Thalamic Reticular Nucleus Parvalbumin Neurons Regulate Sleep Spindles and Electrophysiological Aspects of Schizophrenia in Mice.
Authors: 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: Authors: Uygun DS, Katsuki F, Bolortuya Y, Aguilar DD, McKenna JT, Thankachan S, McCarley RW, Basheer R, Brown RE, Strecker RE, McNally JM.
Sleep
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A Genetically Defined Circuit for Arousal from Sleep during Hypercapnia.
Authors: Authors: Kaur S, Wang JL, Ferrari L, Thankachan S, Kroeger D, Venner A, Lazarus M, Wellman A, Arrigoni E, Fuller PM, Saper CB.
Neuron
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Corrigendum to 'The menagerie of the basal forebrain: how many (neural) species are there, what do they look like, how do they behave and who talks to whom?' [Curr Opin Neurobiol 2017, 44:159-166].
Authors: Authors: Yang C, Thankachan S, McCarley RW, Brown RE.
Curr Opin Neurobiol
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The menagerie of the basal forebrain: how many (neural) species are there, what do they look like, how do they behave and who talks to whom?
Authors: Authors: Yang C, Thankachan S, McCarley RW, Brown RE.
Curr Opin Neurobiol
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Cortically projecting basal forebrain parvalbumin neurons regulate cortical gamma band oscillations.
Authors: Authors: Kim T, Thankachan S, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Yang C, Choi JH, Chen L, Kocsis B, Deisseroth K, Strecker RE, Basheer R, Brown RE, McCarley RW.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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Movement- and behavioral state-dependent activity of pontine reticulospinal neurons.
Authors: Authors: Thankachan S, Fuller PM, Lu J.
Neuroscience
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Hypocretin-2 saporin lesions of the ventrolateral periaquaductal gray (vlPAG) increase REM sleep in hypocretin knockout mice.
Authors: Authors: Kaur S, Thankachan S, Begum S, Liu M, Blanco-Centurion C, Shiromani PJ.
PLoS One
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Activity of pontine neurons during sleep and cataplexy in hypocretin knock-out mice.
Authors: Authors: Thankachan S, Kaur S, Shiromani PJ.
J Neurosci
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