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    Nirao Shah, MD, PhD

    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    Address1550 4th Street, Bldg 19B
    San Francisco CA 94158
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      1. Yang T, Shah NM. Molecular and neural control of sexually dimorphic social behaviors. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2016 Jun; 38:89-95. PMID: 27162162.
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      2. Delwig A, Larsen DD, Yasumura D, Yang CF, Shah NM, Copenhagen DR. Retinofugal Projections from Melanopsin-Expressing Retinal Ganglion Cells Revealed by Intraocular Injections of Cre-Dependent Virus. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0149501. PMID: 26895233.
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      3. Bayless DW, Shah NM. Genetic dissection of neural circuits underlying sexually dimorphic social behaviours. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2016 Feb 19; 371(1688). PMID: 26833830.
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      4. Cheung CC, Krause WC, Edwards RH, Yang CF, Shah NM, Hnasko TS, Ingraham HA. Sex-dependent changes in metabolism and behavior, as well as reduced anxiety after eliminating ventromedial hypothalamus excitatory output. Mol Metab. 2015 Nov; 4(11):857-66. PMID: 26629409.
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      5. Sokolowski K, Esumi S, Hirata T, Kamal Y, Tran T, Lam A, Oboti L, Brighthaupt SC, Zaghlula M, Martinez J, Ghimbovschi S, Knoblach S, Pierani A, Tamamaki N, Shah NM, Jones KS, Corbin JG. Specification of select hypothalamic circuits and innate behaviors by the embryonic patterning gene dbx1. Neuron. 2015 Apr 22; 86(2):403-16. PMID: 25864637; PMCID: PMC4484744 [Available on 04/22/16].
      6. Jheon AH, Prochazkova M, Sherman M, Manoli DS, Shah NM, Carbone L, Klein O. Spontaneous emergence of overgrown molar teeth in a colony of Prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster). Int J Oral Sci. 2015 Mar; 7(1):23-6. PMID: 25634121.
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      7. Unger EK, Burke KJ, Yang CF, Bender KJ, Fuller PM, Shah NM. Medial amygdalar aromatase neurons regulate aggression in both sexes. Cell Rep. 2015 Feb 3; 10(4):453-62. PMID: 25620703; PMCID: PMC4349580 [Available on 02/03/16].
      8. Yang CF, Shah NM. Representing sex in the brain, one module at a time. Neuron. 2014 Apr 16; 82(2):261-78. PMID: 24742456; PMCID: PMC4130170.
      9. Nelson AB, Hammack N, Yang CF, Shah NM, Seal RP, Kreitzer AC. Striatal cholinergic interneurons Drive GABA release from dopamine terminals. Neuron. 2014 Apr 2; 82(1):63-70. PMID: 24613418; PMCID: PMC3976769.
      10. Fraser EJ, Shah NM. Complex chemosensory control of female reproductive behaviors. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e90368. PMID: 24587340; PMCID: PMC3938725.
      11. Morgan CW, Julien O, Unger EK, Shah NM, Wells JA. Turning on caspases with genetics and small molecules. Methods Enzymol. 2014; 544:179-213. PMID: 24974291; PMCID: PMC4249682.
      12. Fan P, Manoli DS, Ahmed OM, Chen Y, Agarwal N, Kwong S, Cai AG, Neitz J, Renslo A, Baker BS, Shah NM. Genetic and neural mechanisms that inhibit Drosophila from mating with other species. Cell. 2013 Jul 3; 154(1):89-102. PMID: 23810192; PMCID: PMC3823234.
      13. Manoli DS, Fan P, Fraser EJ, Shah NM. Neural control of sexually dimorphic behaviors. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2013 Jun; 23(3):330-8. PMID: 23680385; PMCID: PMC3820427.
      14. Yang CF, Chiang MC, Gray DC, Prabhakaran M, Alvarado M, Juntti SA, Unger EK, Wells JA, Shah NM. Sexually dimorphic neurons in the ventromedial hypothalamus govern mating in both sexes and aggression in males. Cell. 2013 May 9; 153(4):896-909. PMID: 23663785; PMCID: PMC3767768.
      15. Manoli DS, Subramanyam D, Carey C, Sudin E, Van Westerhuyzen JA, Bales KL, Blelloch R, Shah NM. Generation of induced pluripotent stem cells from the prairie vole. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e38119. PMID: 22675440; PMCID: PMC3365000.
      16. Xu X, Coats JK, Yang CF, Wang A, Ahmed OM, Alvarado M, Izumi T, Shah NM. Modular genetic control of sexually dimorphic behaviors. Cell. 2012 Feb 3; 148(3):596-607. PMID: 22304924; PMCID: PMC3326403.
      17. Cavanaugh DJ, Chesler AT, Bráz JM, Shah NM, Julius D, Basbaum AI. Restriction of transient receptor potential vanilloid-1 to the peptidergic subset of primary afferent neurons follows its developmental downregulation in nonpeptidergic neurons. J Neurosci. 2011 Jul 13; 31(28):10119-27. PMID: 21752988; PMCID: PMC3147010.
      18. Cavanaugh DJ, Chesler AT, Jackson AC, Sigal YM, Yamanaka H, Grant R, O'Donnell D, Nicoll RA, Shah NM, Julius D, Basbaum AI. Trpv1 reporter mice reveal highly restricted brain distribution and functional expression in arteriolar smooth muscle cells. J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 30; 31(13):5067-77. PMID: 21451044; PMCID: PMC3087977.
      19. Wu MV, Shah NM. Control of masculinization of the brain and behavior. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2011 Feb; 21(1):116-23. PMID: 20970320; PMCID: PMC3046257.
      20. Tollkuhn J, Xu X, Shah NM. A custody battle for the mind: evidence for extensive imprinting in the brain. Neuron. 2010 Aug 12; 67(3):359-62. PMID: 20696374.
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      21. Juntti SA, Tollkuhn J, Wu MV, Fraser EJ, Soderborg T, Tan S, Honda S, Harada N, Shah NM. The androgen receptor governs the execution, but not programming, of male sexual and territorial behaviors. Neuron. 2010 Apr 29; 66(2):260-72. PMID: 20435002; PMCID: PMC2923659.
      22. Wu MV, Manoli DS, Fraser EJ, Coats JK, Tollkuhn J, Honda S, Harada N, Shah NM. Estrogen masculinizes neural pathways and sex-specific behaviors. Cell. 2009 Oct 2; 139(1):61-72. PMID: 19804754; PMCID: PMC2851224.
      23. Juntti SA, Coats JK, Shah NM. A genetic approach to dissect sexually dimorphic behaviors. Horm Behav. 2008 May; 53(5):627-37. PMID: 18313055; PMCID: PMC2464277.
      24. Shah NM, Breedlove SM. Behavioural neurobiology: females can also be from Mars. Nature. 2007 Aug 30; 448(7157):999-1000. PMID: 17676036.
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      25. Shah NM. Nursing behavior: remembrance of things past. Curr Biol. 2006 Oct 10; 16(19):R842-4. PMID: 17027479.
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      26. Mandiyan VS, Coats JK, Shah NM. Deficits in sexual and aggressive behaviors in Cnga2 mutant mice. Nat Neurosci. 2005 Dec; 8(12):1660-2. PMID: 16261133.
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      27. Shah NM, Pisapia DJ, Maniatis S, Mendelsohn MM, Nemes A, Axel R. Visualizing sexual dimorphism in the brain. Neuron. 2004 Aug 5; 43(3):313-9. PMID: 15294140.
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      28. Cutforth T, Moring L, Mendelsohn M, Nemes A, Shah NM, Kim MM, Frisén J, Axel R. Axonal ephrin-As and odorant receptors: coordinate determination of the olfactory sensory map. Cell. 2003 Aug 8; 114(3):311-22. PMID: 12914696.
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