Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Volumetric Analysis of the Basal Ganglia and Cerebellar Structures in Patients with Phelan-McDermid SyndromePediatric Neurology.  90:37-43. 2019
2018 Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome: A Review of Current Literature, Clinical Approach, and 23-Patient Case SeriesJournal of Child Neurology.  33:233-244. 2018
2018 Genetic background effects in Neuroligin-3 mutant mice: Minimal behavioral abnormalities on C57 backgroundAutism Research.  11:234-244. 2018
2017 Spatial gene expression analysis of neuroanatomical differences in mouse modelsNeuroImage.  163:220-230. 2017
2017 Kctd13 deletion reduces synaptic transmission via increased RhoANature.  551:227-231. 2017
2017 Foxp1 in forebrain pyramidal neurons controls gene expression required for spatial learning and synaptic plasticityJournal of Neuroscience.  37:10917-10931. 2017
2017 Neuroscience: Mum's bacteria linked to baby's behaviourNature.  549:466-467. 2017
2017 Laquinimod has no effects on brain volume or cellular CNS composition in the F1 3xTg-AD/C3H mouse model of Alzheimer's diseaseJournal of Neuroimmunology.  309:100-110. 2017
2017 Arid1b haploinsufficient mice reveal neuropsychiatric phenotypes and reversible causes of growth impairmenteLife.  6. 2017
2017 Novel Shank3 mutant exhibits behaviors with face validity for autism and altered striatal and hippocampal functionAutism Research.  10:42-65. 2017
2016 Autism screening or smoke screen and mirrors?JAMA Neurology.  73:386-387. 2016
2016 Altered Striatal Synaptic Function and Abnormal Behaviour in Shank3 Exon4-9 Deletion Mouse Model of AutismAutism Research.  9:350-375. 2016
2015 Increased cortical inhibition in Autism-Linked neuroligin-3R451C mice is due in part to loss of endocannabinoid signalingPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
2015 Autism-associated insertion mutation (InsG) of shank3 exon 21 causes impaired synaptic transmission and behavioral deficitsJournal of Neuroscience.  35:9648-9665. 2015
2015 Erratum to "Chronic P7C3 treatment restores hippocampal neurogenesis in the Ts65Dn mouse model of Down syndrome" [Neurosci. Lett., 591 (2015) 86-92], doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.02.008Neuroscience Letters.  597:25. 2015
2015 Chronic P7C3 treatment restores hippocampal neurogenesisNeuroscience Letters.  591:86-92. 2015
2015 3D visualization of the regional differencesMolecular Psychiatry.  20:1. 2015
2015 Clustering autism: Using neuroanatomical differences in 26 mouse models to gain insight into the heterogeneityMolecular Psychiatry.  20:118-125. 2015
2015 Neuroligin 1 modulates striatal glutamatergic neurotransmission in a pathway and NMDAR subunit-specific mannerFrontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience.  7. 2015
2014 PTEN knockdown alters dendritic spine/protrusion morphology, not densityJournal of Comparative Neurology.  522:1171-1190. 2014
2014 Autism-Related Neuroligin-3 Mutation Alters Social Behavior and Spatial LearningAutism Research.  7:264-272. 2014
2014 Developmental and adult GAP-43 deficiency in mice dynamically alters hippocampal neurogenesis and mossy fiber volumeDevelopmental Neuroscience.  36:44-63. 2014
2013 Loss of predominant shank3 isoforms results in hippocampus-dependent impairments in behavior and synaptic transmissionJournal of Neuroscience.  33:18448-18468. 2013
2013 Pearls and Oy-sters: Acute ischemic stroke caused by atypical thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpuraNeurology.  80. 2013
2013 Interfering with the reconsolidation of traumatic memory: Sirolimus as a novel agent for treating veterans with posttraumatic stress disorderAnnals of Clinical Psychiatry.  25:33-40. 2013
2013 Erratum: Retraction notice to: Enhanced polyubiquitination of Shank3 and NMDA receptor in a mouse model of autismCell.  152:367. 2013
2012 Functional and mechanistic exploration of an adult neurogenesis-promoting small moleculeFederation proceedings.  26:3148-3162. 2012
2012 Region-specific deletions of RIM1 reproduce a subset of global RIM1α -/- phenotypesGenes, Brain and Behavior.  11:201-213. 2012
2012 Delayed reduction of hippocampal synaptic transmission and spines following exposure to repeated subclinical doses of organophosphorus pesticide in adult miceToxicological Sciences.  125:196-208. 2012
2011 Efficacy and safety of CP-945,598, a selective cannabinoid CB1 receptor antagonist, on weight loss and maintenance.Obesity Research.  19:1404-1414. 2011
2011 Enhanced polyubiquitination of shank3 and NMDA receptor in a mouse model of autismCell.  145:758-772. 2011
2011 Deletion of the hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated channel auxiliary subunit TRIP8b impairs hippocampal Ih localization and function and promotes antidepressant behavior in miceJournal of Neuroscience.  31:7424-7440. 2011
2011 Block of glucocorticoid synthesis during re-activation inhibits extinction of an established fear memoryNeurobiology of Learning and Memory.  95:453-460. 2011
2011 Temporally specified genetic ablation of neurogenesis impairs cognitive recovery after traumatic brain injuryJournal of Neuroscience.  31:4906-4916. 2011
2010 Effects of exogenous glucocorticoid on combat-related PTSD symptomsAnnals of Clinical Psychiatry.  22:274-279. 2010
2010 Lowering β-amyloid levels rescues learning and memory in a down syndrome mouse modelPLoS ONE.  5. 2010
2010 RIM1α and interacting proteins involved in presynaptic plasticity mediate prepulse inhibition and additional behaviors linked to schizophreniaJournal of Neuroscience.  30:5326-5333. 2010
2010 Neuroligin-1 deletion results in impaired spatial memory and increased repetitive behaviorJournal of Neuroscience.  30:2115-2129. 2010
2010 A molecular mechanism for ibuprofen-mediated RhoA inhibition in neuronsJournal of Neuroscience.  30:963-972. 2010
2009 Mouse neurexin-1α deletion causes correlated electrophysiological and behavioral changes consistent with cognitive impairmentsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  106:17998-18003. 2009
2009 A neuroligin-4 missense mutation associated with autism impairs neuroligin-4 folding and endoplasmic reticulum exportJournal of Neuroscience.  29:10843-10854. 2009
2009 Disparate diseases due to copycat copy number variationsArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  66:1158-1159. 2009
2009 Regulation of hippocampal and behavioral excitability by cyclin-dependent kinase 5PLoS ONE.  4. 2009
2009 Pharmacological inhibition of mTORCl suppresses anatomical, cellular, and behavioral abnormalities in neural-specific PTEN knock-out miceJournal of Neuroscience.  29:1773-1783. 2009
2009 Increased anxiety-like behavior in mice lacking the inhibitory synapse cell adhesion molecule neuroligin 2Genes, Brain and Behavior.  8:114-126. 2009
2008 RIM1α phosphorylation at serine-413 by protein kinase A is not required for presynaptic long-term plasticity or learningProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  105:14680-14685. 2008
2008 Systemic inhibition of mammalian target of rapamycin inhibits fear memory reconsolidationNeurobiology of Learning and Memory.  90:28-35. 2008
2008 Motor coordination deficits in mice lacking RGS9Brain Research.  1190:78-85. 2008
2007 A neuroligin-3 mutation implicated in autism increases inhibitory synaptic transmission in miceScience.  318:71-76. 2007
2007 Cyclin-dependent kinase 5 governs learning and synaptic plasticity via control of NMDAR degradationNature Neuroscience.  10:880-886. 2007
2007 Learning-induced glutamate receptor phosphorylation resembles that induced by long term potentiationJournal of Biological Chemistry.  282:18100-18107. 2007
2006 Postreactivation glucocorticoids impair recall of established fear memoryJournal of Neuroscience.  26:9560-9566. 2006
2006 Schizophrenia-Relevant Behavioral Testing in Rodent Models: A Uniquely Human Disorder?Biological Psychiatry.  59:1198-1207. 2006
2006 Pten Regulates Neuronal Arborization and Social Interaction in MiceNeuron.  50:377-388. 2006
2006 Gene targeting of presynaptic proteins in synaptic plasticity and memory: Across the great divideNeurobiology of Learning and Memory.  85:2-15. 2006
2004 Essential role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in adult hippocampal functionProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  101:10827-10832. 2004
2004 Multilevel Intramedullary Spinal Neurocysticercosis with Eosinophilic MeningitisArchives of Neurology -Chigago-.  61:770-772. 2004
2004 The presynaptic active zone protein RIM1α is critical for normal learning and memoryNeuron.  42:143-153. 2004
1994 Autonomously active protein kinase C in the maintenance phase of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-independent long term potentiationJournal of Biological Chemistry.  269:27958-27963. 1994
1993 Studies with Synthetic Peptide Substrates Derived from the Neuronal Protein Neurogranin Reveal Structural Determinants of Potency and Selectivity for Protein Kinase CBiochemistry.  32:1032-1039. 1993
1992 Ca2+-induced persistent protein kinase C activation in rat hippocampal homogenatesJournal of receptor research.  14:109-126. 1992


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2010 Rab3A Interacting Molecules (RIMs).  7-14. 2010
2010 Neuroligins and neurexins: Synaptic bridges implicated in autism.  201-215. 2010

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine 1997
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine 1994
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Zoology / Animal Biology, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 1988
  • Full Name

  • Craig Powell