Ronald Stanton Duman PhD
Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neurobiology and of Pharmacology; Director, Abraham Ribicoff Research Facilities
Departments & Organizations
Neuroscience Microarray Center, Yale
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | Molecular Psychiatry | VA-Yale Clinical Neurosciences PTSD Research Program | Stress & Addiction Clinical Research Program
Depression; Antidepressants; Stress; Molecular biology; Neuropharmacology Signal transduction pathways; Gene expression; Identifying the molecular and cellular adaptations that underlie the actions of psychotropic drugs and stress more...
- Ph.D., University of Texas, 1984
- Kang H-J, B Voleti, T Hajszan, G Rajkowska, C StockmeierP Licznerski, A Lepack, MS Majik, LS Jeong, M Banasr, H Son, and RS Duman (2012) Decreased expression of synapse related genes and loss of synapses in major depression. Nature Medicine [Epub ahead of print].
- Li N, BY Lee, R-J Liu, M Banasr, J Dwyer, M Iwata, C Greer, X-Y Li, G Aghajanian, and RS Duman (2010) Rapid antidepressant actions of NMDA receptor antagonists require synaptic protein synthesis and spine formation. Science 329:959-964.
- Duric V, M Banasr, P Licznerski, H Schmidt, C Stockmeier, A Simen, SS Newton, and RS Duman (2010) Negative regulator of MAP kinase is increased in depression and is necessary and sufficient for depressive behavior. Nature Medicine 16:1328-32.