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  1. Reis FMCV, Liu J, Schuette PJ, Lee JY, Maesta-Pereira S, Chakerian M, Wang W, Canteras NS, Kao JC, Adhikari A. Shared dorsal periaqueductal gray activation patterns during exposure to innate and conditioned threats. J Neurosci. 2021 Apr 21:JN-RM-2450-20. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2450-20.2021. [pdf]
  2. Reis FM, Lee JY, Maesta-Pereira S, Schuette PJ, Chakerian M, Liu J, La-Vu MQ, Tobias BC, Ikebara JM, Kihara AH, Canteras NS, Kao JC, Adhikari A. Dorsal periaqueductal gray ensembles represent approach and avoidance states. Elife. 2021 May 6;10:e64934. [pdf]
  3. Wang W, Schuette PJ, Nagai J, Tobias BC, Cuccovia V Reis FM, Ji S, de Lima MAX, La-Vu MQ, Maesta-Pereira S, Chakerian M, Leonard SJ, Lin L, Severino AL, Cahill CM, Canteras NS, Khakh BS, Kao JC, Adhikari A. Coordination of escape and spatial navigation circuits orchestrates versatile flight from threats. Neuron. 2021 Apr 13:S0896-6273(21)00203-8. [pdf]
  4. Zhang Z, Reis FMCV, He Y, Park JW, DiVittorio JR, Sivakumar N, van Veen JE, Maesta-Pereira S, Shum M, Nichols I, Massa MG, Anderson S, Paul K, Liesa M, Ajijola OA, Xu Y,Adhikari A, Correa SM. Estrogen-sensitive medial preoptic area neurons coordinate torpor in mice. Nat Commun. 2020 11(1):6378 [pdf]
  5. Schuette PJ, Reis FMCV, Maesta-Pereira S, Chakerian M, Torossian A, Blair GJ, Wang W, Blair HT, Fanselow MS, Kao JC, Adhikari A. Long-Term Characterization of Hippocampal Remapping during Contextual Fear Acquisition and Extinction.
    J Neurosci. 2020;40(43):8329-8342 [pdf]
  6. La-Vu M, Tobias BC, Schuette PJ, Adhikari A.To Approach or Avoid: An Introductory Overview of the Study of Anxiety Using Rodent Assays.
    Front Behav Neurosci. 2020 Aug 26;14:145 [pdf]
  7. Kim CK*, Adhikari A*, Deisseroth K. Integration of optogenetics with complementary methodologies in systems neuroscience. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2017;18(4):222-235 [pdf]   *equal contributions
  8. Ye L, Allen WE, Thompson KR, Tian Q, Hsueh B, Ramakrishnan C, Wang AC, Jennings JH, Adhikari A, Halpern CH, Witten IB, Barth AL, Luo L, McNab JA, Deisseroth K. Wiring and Molecular Features of Prefrontal Ensembles Representing Distinct Experiences. Cell. 2016;165(7):1776-88 [pdf]
  9. Adhikari A*, Lerner TN*, Finkelstein J*, Ferenczi E, Gunaydin LA, Mirzabekov JJ, Ye L, Kim SY, Pak S, Lei A, Deisseroth K. Basomedial amygdala: deep brain target of prefrontal cortex for top-down control of anxiety and fear. Nature. 2015; 527(7577):179-85 2015 [pdf]*equal contributions
  10. Gunaydin LA, Grosenick L, Finkelstein JC, Kauvar IV, Fenno LE, Adhikari A, Lammel S, Mirzabekov JJ, Airan RD, Tye KM, Anikeeva P, Malenka RC, Deisseroth K. Natural neural projection dynamics underlying social behavior modulation. Cell. 2014; 157(7):1535-51 [pdf]
  11. Adhikari A. Distributed circuits underlying anxiety. Front Behav Neurosci. 2014; 1;8:112  [pdf]
  12. Kim SY*, Adhikari A*, Lee SY, Marshel JH, Kim CK, Mallory CS, Lo M, Pak S, Mattis J, Lim BK, Malenka RC, Warden MR, Neve R, Tye KM, Deisseroth K. Diverging neural pathways assemble a behavioural state from separable features in anxiety. Nature.2013;496:219-223 [pdf] *equal contributions
  13. Tye TM, Mirzabekov J, Warden MR, Tsai H, Finkelstein J, Kim SY, Ferenczi E, Adhikari A, Thompson K, Andalman A, Gunaydin LA, Witten IB, Deisseroth K. Dopamine neurons modulate neural encoding and expression of depression-related behavior. Nature.2013;493(7433):537-41 [pdf]
  14. Warden MR, Selimbeyoglu A, Tye KM, Mirzabekov JJ, Lo M, Kim SY, Adhikari A, Frank LM­ and Deisseroth K. Role of a prefrontal cortex to brainstem projection in responding to behavioral challenge. Nature. 2012; 492(7429):428-32 [pdf]
  15. Adhikari A , Topiwala MA, Gordon JA. Single units in the medial prefrontal cortex with anxiety-related firing patterns are preferentially influenced by ventral hippocampal activity. Neuron. 2011; 71(5):898-910 [pdf]
  16. Nason Jr MW,  Adhikari A,  Bozinoski M, Gordon JA, Role LW. Disrupted activity in the hippocampal-accumbens circuit in Type-III neuregulin 1 mutant mice. Neuropsychopharm.2011;36(2):488-96. [pdf]
  17. Adhikari A, Sigurdsson T, Topiwala MA, Gordon JA. Cross-correlation of instantaneous amplitudes of field potential oscillations: a straightforward method to estimate the directionality and lag between brain areas. J Neurosci. Methods. 2010; 191(2):191-200 [pdf]
  18. Adhikari A, Topiwala MA and Gordon JA. Synchronized activity between the ventral hippocampus and the medial prefrontal cortex during anxiety. Neuron. 2010; 65(2):257-269 [pdf]
  19. Resende RR, da Costa JL, Kihara AH, Adhikari A, Lorençon E, Britto LR. Intracellular Ca2+ Regulation During Neuronal Differentiation of Murine Embryonal Carcinoma and Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Stem Cells Dev. 2010; 19(3): 379-394 [pdf]
  20. Resende RR, Adhikari A, da Costa JL, Lorençon E, Ladeira MS, Guatimosim S, Kihara AH, Ladeira LO. Influence of spontaneous calcium events on cell-cycle progression in embryonal carcinoma and adult stem cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010; 1803(2):246-2460 [pdf]
  21. Resende RR, Adhikari A. Cholinergic receptor pathways involved in apoptosis, cell proliferation and neuronal differentiation. Cell Commun Signal. 2009; 7:7-20 [pdf]
  22. Resende RR, Gomes KN, Adhikari A, Britto LR, Ulrich H. Mechanism of acetylcholine-induced calcium signaling during neuronal differentiation of P19 embryonal carcinoma cells in vitro – Cell Calcium. 2008; 43(2):107-21 [pdf]
  23. Bechara EJ, Dutra F, Cardoso VE, Sartori A, Olympio KP, Penatti CA, Adhikari A, Assunção NA. The dual face of endogenous alpha-aminoketones: pro-oxidizing metabolic weapons. Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol. 2007; 146(1-2):88-110 [pdf]
  24. Adhikari A, Penatti CA, Resende RR, Ulrich H, Britto LR, Bechara EJ. 5-Aminolevulinate and 4,5-dioxovalerate ions decrease GABAA receptor density in neuronal cells, synaptosomes and rat brain. Brain Res. 2006; 1093(1):95-104 [pdf]

Book Chapters

Gordon JA and Adhikari A, “Learned fear and innate anxiety in rodents and their relevance to human anxiety disorders, ” in Simpson HB, Neria Y, Lewis-Fernandez R, and Schneier F, eds., Anxiety Disorders: Theory, Research and Clinical Perspectives,” Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 2010. [pdf]

Ph.D. Thesis

Adhikari A. Activity in the ventral hippocampal-medial prefrontal cortical pathway during anxiety in mice. Columbia University, 2011. [pdf]