Doctor of Biological Sciences, Ph.D, Professor

Scientific supervisor

Alan Kaluev

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Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Laboratory of Molecular Biological and Neurobiological Problems and Bioscreening

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Professional interests/research projects:

Translational neuroscience and biological psychiatry
Development of new models of CNS diseases based on zebrafish
Psychopharmacology of anxiety, depression and autism in preclinical models
Creation of preclinical in-vivo screening platforms for neuroactive drugs based on zebrafish
Creation of computer protocols for automatic detection of the profile of neurotropic pharmacological preparations
Identification of common pathogenetic processes by comparing molecular processes in rodents and zebrafish
Development of new phenotyping methods in rodent and zebrafish models
Neurofenomics and Psychiatric Genetics
Main publications:
1) Kalueff AV, Gebhardt M, Stewart AM, Cachat JM, Brimmer M, Chawla JS, Craddock C, Kyzar EJ, Roth A, Landsman S, Gaikwad S, Robinson K, Baatrup E, Tierney K, Shamchuk A, Norton W, Miller N, Nicolson T, Braubach O, Gilman CP, Pittman J, Rosemberg DB, Gerlai R, Echevarria D, Lamb E, Neuhauss SC, Weng W, Bally-Cuif L, Schneider H; Zebrafish Neuroscience Research Consortium. Towards a comprehensive catalog of zebrafish behavior 1.0 and beyond. Zebrafish. 2013 Mar;10(1):70-86. doi: 10.1089/zeb.2012.0861. PMID: 23590400; PMCID: PMC3629777.

2) Kalueff AV, Stewart AM, Gerlai R. Zebrafish as an emerging model for studying complex brain disorders. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2014 Feb;35(2):63-75. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2014 Jan 9. PMID: 24412421; PMCID: PMC3913794.

3) Kalueff AV, Nutt DJ. Role of GABA in anxiety and depression. Depress Anxiety. 2007;24(7):495-517. doi: 10.1002/da.20262. PMID: 17117412.

4) Kalueff AV, Wheaton M, Murphy DL. What's wrong with my mouse model? Advances and strategies in animal modeling of anxiety and depression. Behav Brain Res. 2007 Apr 16;179(1):1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2007.01.023. Epub 2007 Jan 31. PMID: 17306892.

5) Kalueff AV, Tuohimaa P. Neurosteroid hormone vitamin D and its utility in clinical nutrition. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2007 Jan;10(1):12-9. doi: 10.1097/MCO.0b013e328010ca18. PMID: 17143049.

6) Kalueff AV, Tuohimaa P. The grooming analysis algorithm discriminates between different levels of anxiety in rats: potential utility for neurobehavioural stress research. J Neurosci Methods. 2005 Apr 30;143(2):169-77. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2004.10.001. Epub 2004 Nov 26. PMID: 15814150.

7) Kalueff AV, Olivier JD, Nonkes LJ, Homberg JR. Conserved role for the serotonin transporter gene in rat and mouse neurobehavioral endophenotypes. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2010 Mar;34(3):373-86. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2009.08.003. Epub 2009 Aug 19. PMID: 19698744.
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