Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Thomas N. Ferraro

Adjunct Professor of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics in Psychiatry
Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Department of Psychiatry
Center for Neurobiology and Behavior
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Room 2209 Translational Research Laboratory
125 S. 31st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3403
Office: 2155734581
Fax: 2155732041
Lab: 2155734586
B.S. ((Biology))
St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1978.
Ph.D. ((Pharmacology))
Thomas Jefferson University, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Associate Department of Neurology , Thomas Jefferson University, 1984-1985.
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Selected Publications

Bessaïh Thomas, de Yebenes Esther Garcia, Kirkland Kyle, Higley Michael J, Buono Russell J, Ferraro Thomas N, Contreras Diego: Quantitative trait locus on distal chromosome 1 regulates the occurrence of spontaneous spike-wave discharges in DBA/2 mice. Epilepsia May 2012.

Reyes B A S, Vakharia K, Ferraro T N, Levenson R, Berrettini W H, Van Bockstaele E J: Opiate agonist-induced re-distribution of Wntless, a mu-opioid receptor interacting protein, in rat striatal neurons. Experimental neurology 233(1): 205-13, Jan 2012.

Ferraro T N, Smith G G, Ballard D, Zhao H, Schwebel C L, Gupta A, Rappaport E F, Ruiz S E, Lohoff F W, Doyle G A, Berrettini W H, Buono R J: Quantitative trait loci for electrical seizure threshold mapped in C57BLKS/J and C57BL/10SnJ mice. Genes, brain, and behavior 10(3): 309-15, Apr 2011.

Doyle Glenn A, Wang Min-Jung, Chou Andrew D, Oleynick John U, Arnold Steven E, Buono Russell J, Ferraro Thomas N, Berrettini Wade H: In vitro and ex vivo analysis of CHRNA3 and CHRNA5 haplotype expression. PloS one 6(8): e23373, 2011.

Ferraro T N, Smith G G, Schwebel C L, Doyle G A, Ruiz S E, Oleynick J U, Lohoff F W, Berrettini W H, Buono R J: Confirmation of multiple seizure susceptibility QTLs on chromosome 15 in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J inbred mice. Physiological genomics 42A(1): 1-7, Sep 2010.

Inyushin Mikhail, Kucheryavykh Lilia Y, Kucheryavykh Yuriy V, Nichols Colin G, Buono Russell J, Ferraro Thomas N, Skatchkov Serguei N, Eaton Misty J: Potassium channel activity and glutamate uptake are impaired in astrocytes of seizure-susceptible DBA/2 mice. Epilepsia 51(9): 1707-13, Sep 2010.

Doyle GA, Furlong PJ, Schwebel CL, Smith GG, Lohoff FW, Buono RJ, Berrettini WH, Ferraro TN.: Fine mapping of a major QTL influencing morphine preference in C57BL/6 and DBA/2 mice using congenic strains. Neuropsychopharmacology 33(12): 2801-2809, November 2008.

Dlugos DJ, Ferraro TN, Buono RJ: Novel de novo mutation of a conserved SCN1A amino-acid residue (R1596). Pediatric Neurology 37(4): 303-305, October 2007.

Ferraro, Thomas N. Golden, Gregory T. Dahl, John P. Smith, George G. Schwebel, Candice L. MacDonald, Ross. Lohoff, Falk W. Berrettini, Wade H. Buono, Russell J.: Analysis of a quantitative trait locus for seizure susceptibility in mice using bacterial artificial chromosome-mediated gene transfer. Epilepsia 48(9): 1667-1677, Sep 2007.

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