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Posters & Abstracts




Peer Reviewed Publications – Scott C. Baraban, Ph.D

Published at UCSF and supported by NIH grants

Baraban SC, Taylor MR, Castro PA, Baier H. Pentylenetetrazole induced changes in zebrafish behavior, neural activity and c-fos expression. Neuroscience. 2005.

SCOTT C. BARABAN. CHAPTER 15 Modeling Epilepsy and Seizures in Developing Zebrafish Larvae. Models of Seizures and Epilepsy. 2006 Jan 1.

Baraban SC. Emerging epilepsy models: insights from mice, flies, worms and fish. Curr Opin Neurol. 2007 Apr.

Baraban SC, Dinday MT, Castro PA, Chege S, Guyenet S, Taylor MR. A large-scale mutagenesis screen to identify seizure-resistant zebrafish. Epilepsia. 2007 Jun.

Scott C. Baraban. Zebrafish as a Simple Vertebrate Organism for Epilepsy Research. Animal Models of Epilepsy. 2009 Jan 1.


Hortopan GA, Dinday MT, Baraban SC. Zebrafish as a model for studying genetic aspects of epilepsy. Dis Model Mech. 2010 Mar-Apr.


Hortopan GA, Dinday MT, Baraban SC. Spontaneous seizures and altered gene expression in GABA signaling pathways in a mind bomb mutant zebrafish. J Neurosci. 2010 Oct 13.

Hortopan GA, Baraban SC. Aberrant expression of genes necessary for neuronal development and Notch signaling in an epileptic mind bomb zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 2011 Aug.


Ramirez IB, Pietka G, Jones DR, Divecha N, Alia A, Baraban SC, Hurlstone AF, Lowe M. Impaired neural development in a zebrafish model for Lowe syndrome. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Apr 15.


Chege SW, Hortopan GA, T Dinday M, Baraban SC. Expression and function of KCNQ channels in larval zebrafish. Dev Neurobiol. 2012 Feb.


Hunt RF, Hortopan GA, Gillespie A, Baraban SC. A novel zebrafish model of hyperthermia-induced seizures reveals a role for TRPV4 channels and NMDA-type glutamate receptors. Exp Neurol. 2012 Sep.


Baraban SC, Dinday MT, Hortopan GA. Drug screening in Scn1a zebrafish mutant identifies clemizole as a potential Dravet syndrome treatment. Nat Commun. 2013.


Baraban SC. Forebrain electrophysiological recording in larval zebrafish. J Vis Exp. 2013 Jan 24.


Baraban SC, Löscher W. What new modeling approaches will help us identify promising drug treatments? Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014.


Grone BP, Baraban SC. Animal models in epilepsy research: legacies and new directions. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Mar.


Dinday MT, Baraban SC. Large-Scale Phenotype-Based Antiepileptic Drug Screening in a Zebrafish Model of Dravet Syndrome eNeuro. 2015 Jul-Aug.


Grone BP, Marchese M, Hamling KR, Kumar MG, Krasniak CS, Sicca F, Santorelli FM, Patel M, Baraban SC. Epilepsy, Behavioral Abnormalities, and Physiological Comorbidities in Syntaxin-Binding Protein 1 (STXBP1) Mutant Zebrafish. PLoS One. 2016.


Kumar MG, Rowley S, Fulton R, Dinday MT, Baraban SC, Patel M. Altered Glycolysis and Mitochondrial Respiration in a Zebrafish Model of Dravet Syndrome. eNeuro. 2016 Mar-Apr.


Griffin A, Krasniak C, Baraban SC. Advancing epilepsy treatment through personalized genetic zebrafish models. Prog Brain Res. 2016.


Hong S, Lee P, Baraban SC, Lee LP. A Novel Long-term, Multi-Channel and Non-invasive Electrophysiology Platform for Zebrafish. Sci Rep. 2016 06 16.


Griffin A, Hamling KR, Knupp K, Hong S, Lee LP, Baraban SC. Clemizole and modulators of serotonin signalling suppress seizures in Dravet syndrome. Brain. 2017 03 01.


Howard MA, Baraban SC. Catastrophic Epilepsies of Childhood. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2017 07 25.


Grone BP, Qu T, Baraban SC. Behavioral Comorbidities and Drug Treatments in a Zebrafish scn1lab Model of Dravet Syndrome. eNeuro. 2017 Jul-Aug.


Protas ME, Weh E, Footz T, Kasberger J, Baraban SC, Levin AV, Katz LJ, Ritch R, Walter MA, Semina EV, Gould DB. Mutations of conserved non-coding elements of PITX2 in patients with ocular dysgenesis and developmental glaucoma. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 09 15.

Griffin A, Hamling KR, Hong S, Anvar M, Lee LP, Baraban SC. Preclinical Animal Models for Dravet Syndrome: Seizure Phenotypes, Comorbidities and Drug Screening. Front Pharmacol. 2018.


Liu J, Baraban SC. Network Properties Revealed during Multi-Scale Calcium Imaging of Seizure Activity in Zebrafish. eNeuro. 2019 Jan-Feb.


Griffin AL, Jaishankar P, Grandjean JM, Olson SH, Renslo AR, Baraban SC. Zebrafish studies identify serotonin receptors mediating antiepileptic activity in Dravet syndrome. Brain Commun. 2019.


Burrows DRW, Samarut É, Liu J, Baraban SC, Richardson MP, Meyer MP, Rosch RE. Imaging epilepsy in larval zebrafish. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2020 Jan.

Griffin A, Anvar M, Hamling K, Baraban SC. Phenotype-Based Screening of Synthetic Cannabinoids in a Dravet Syndrome Zebrafish Model. Front Pharmacol. 2020.


Banerji R, Huynh C, Figueroa F, Dinday MT, Baraban SC, Patel M. Enhancing glucose metabolism via gluconeogenesis is therapeutic in a zebrafish model of Dravet syndrome. Brain Commun. 2021.


Liu J, Salvati KA, Baraban SC. In vivo calcium imaging reveals disordered interictal network dynamics in epileptic stxbp1b zebrafish. iScience. 2021 Jun 25.


Griffin A, Carpenter C, Liu J, Paterno R, Grone B, Hamling K, Moog M, Dinday MT, Figueroa F, Anvar M, Ononuju C, Qu T, Baraban SC. Phenotypic analysis of catastrophic childhood epilepsy genes. Commun Biol. 2021 06 03.


Hadjiabadi D, Lovett-Barron M, Raikov IG, Sparks FT, Liao Z, Baraban SC, Leskovec J, Losonczy A, Deisseroth K, Soltesz I. Maximally selective single-cell target for circuit control in epilepsy models. Neuron. 2021 08 18.


Baraban SC. A zebrafish-centric approach to antiepileptic drug development. Dis Model Mech. 2021 Jul 01.


Moog M, Baraban SC. Clemizole and trazodone are effective antiseizure treatments in a zebrafish model of STXBP1 disorder. Epilepsia Open. 2022 Sep.

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