Kimberly M Christian, Ph.D.

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Research Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Department: Neuroscience

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Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Neuroscience
415 Curie Blvd
1st Floor Clinical Research Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-2449
B.A. (Philosophy)
University of California at Berkeley, 1993.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
University of Southern California, 2004.
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Selected Publications

GoodSmith D, Chen X, Wang C, Kim SH, Song HJ, Burgalossi A, Christian KM, Knierim JJ: Spatial representations of granule cells and mossy cells of the dentate gyrus. Neuron 2017 Notes: In press.

Christian KM: Modeling brain development using human cells for the study and treatment of Zika virus infections. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports 3(4): 381-3, Dec 2016.

Temme SJ, Maher BJ, Christian KM: Using induced pluripotent stem cells to investigate complex genetic psychiatric disorders. Current Behavioral Neuroscience Reports 3(4): 275-84, Dec 2016.

Pamies D, Barreras P, Block K, Makri G, Kumar A, Wiersma D, Smirnova L, Zhang C, Bressler J, Christian KM, Harris G, Ming GL, Berlinicke CJ, Kyro K, Song HJ, Pardo CA, Hartung T, Hogberg HT: A human brain microphysiological system derived from induced pluripotent stem cells to study neurological diseases and toxicity. ALTEX Nov 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Zhang F, Hammack C, Ogden SC, Cheng Y, Lee EM, Wen Z, Qian X, Nguyen HN, Li Y, Yao B, Xu M, Xu T, Chen L, Wang Z, Feng H, Huang WK, Yoon KJ, Shan C, Huang L, Qin Z, Christian KM, Shi PY, Xu M, Xia M, Zheng W, Wu H, Song HJ, Tang H, Ming GL, Jin P: Molecular signatures associated with ZIKV exposure in human cortical neural progenitors. Nucleic Acids Research 44(18): 8610-8620, Oct 2016.

Xu M, Lee EM, Wen Z, Cheng Y, Huang WK, Qian X, Tcw J, Kouznetsova J, Ogden SC, Hammack C, Jacob F, Nguyen HN, Itkin M, Hanna C, Shinn P, Allen C, Michael SG, Simeonov A, Huang W, Christian KM, Goate A, Brennand KJ, Huang R, Xia M, Ming GL, Zheng W, Song HJ, Tang H: Identification of small-molecule inhibitors of Zika virus infection and induced neural cell death via a drug repurposing screen. Nature Medicine 22(10): 1101-1107, Oct 2016.

Yao B, Christian KM, He C, Jin P, Ming GL, Song HJ: Epigenetic mechanisms in neurogenesis. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 17(9): 537-49, Sep 2016.

Kang E, Wen Z, Song HJ, Christian KM, Ming GL: Adult Neurogenesis and Psychiatric Disorders. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology 8(9), Sep 2016.

Zhang H, Kang E, Wang Y, Yang C, Yu H, Wang Q, Chen Z, Zhang C, Christian KM, Song HJ, Ming GL, Xu Z: Brain-specific Crmp2 deletion leads to neuronal development deficits and behavioural impairments in mice. Nature Communications 7, Jun 2016.

Qian X, Nguyen HN, Song MM, Hadiono C, Ogden SC, Hammack C, Yao B, Hamersky GR, Jacob F, Zhong C, Yoon KJ, Jeang W, Lin L, Li Y, Thakor J, Berg DA, Zhang C, Kang E, Chickering M, Nauen D, Ho CY, Wen Z, Christian KM, Shi PY, Maher BJ, Wu H, Jin P, Tang H, Song HJ, Ming GL: Brain-Region-Specific Organoids Using Mini-bioreactors for Modeling ZIKV Exposure. Cell 165(5): 1238-54, May 2016.

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