Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Laboratory of Neuronal Cell Signaling

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Recent Selected Publications


  • Chen, Y., Khan, RS., Cwanger, A., Song, Y., Steenstra, C., Bang, S., Cheah, JH., Dunaief, S., Shindler, KS., Synder, SH., Kim, SF. Dexras1, a small GTPase, is required for glutamate-NMDA neurotoxicity. (2013) J Neuro. (In press)
  • Chen, Y., Patel, V., Bang, S., Cohen, N., Millar, J., and Kim, SF. Maturation and activity of sterol regulatory element binding protein 1 is inhibited by Acyl-CoA binding domain containing 3. (2012) PLoS One. 7:11
  • Bang, S., Steenstra C., and Kim, SF. Striatum specific protein, Rhes regulates AKT pathway. (2012). Neuroscience Letter.  521:142
  • Kim, SF. Animal models of eating disorders (2012). Neuroscience 211:2-12
  • Bang, S., Kim, S., Dailey, MJ., Chen, Y., Moran, TH., Snyder, SH., and Kim, SF. AMP-activated protein kinase is physiologically regulated by inositol polyphosphate multikinase. (2012) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. ;109(2):616-20
  • Kim, SF.: The role of nitric oxide on prostaglandin biology; update (2011). Nitric Oxide. 25:255-264
  • Teff, K and Kim, SF.: Atypical antipsychotics and the neural regulation of food intake and peripheral metabolism (2011). Physiology and Behavior. 104(4) :590 PDF
  • Kim, S.,* Kim, SF.,* et al. Amino Acid Signaling to mTOR Mediated by Inositol Polyphosphate Multikinase. Cell Metabolism 13: 215-221 (* Equal Contribution) PDF
  • Tian, J. Kim, SF., Hester, L. Snyder, SH. S-nitrosylation/Activation of COX2 mediates NMDA neurotoxicity. (2008) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2008 105(30):10537-40 PDF
  • Kim, SF., Huang, AS., Snowman, AM., Teuscher, C., and Snyder, SH. Antipsychotic drug-induced weight gain mediated by hypothalamic AMP-activated kinase. (2007) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 104: 3456-3459 (Cover story) PDF, Commentary1, Commentary2, Commentary3
  • Mikhael, M., Kim, SF., Schranzhoffer, M., Lin, SS., Sheftel, A., Muller, EW, and Ponka, P. Iron regulatory protein-independent regulation of ferritin synthesis by nitrogen monoxide. (2006) FEBS Journal. 273: 3828-36
  • Cheah, JH.*, Kim, SF*., Hester, LD. Clancy, KW. Patterson SE III, Papadopoulos, V. and Snyder SH. NMDA Receptor-Nitric Oxide Transmission Mediates Neuronal Iron uptake via the GTPase Dexras1. (2006) Neuron 51: 431-440, (* Equal Contribution) PDF, Commentary
  • Kim, SF., Huri, DA, and Snyder, SH. Inducible nitric oxide synthase binds, S-nitrosylates and activates cyclooxygenase-2. (2005) Science. 310: 1966-1970 PDF
  • Hara, MR., Agrawal, N., Kim, SF. Cascio, MB., Fujimuro, M. Ozeki, Y. Takahashi, M., Cheah, JH., Tankou, SK., Hester, LD., Ferris, CD., Hayward, DS., Snyder, SH., and Sawa, A. S-nitrosylated GAPDH initiates cell death by nuclear translocation following siah1 binding. (2005) Nat. Cell. Biol., 7:665-74 PDF

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