Peter Ohara, PhD

Title(s)Professor, Anatomy
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral Studies

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    Neuronal/Glial Interactions in Neuropathic Pain
    NIH/NINDS R21NS058479Jun 15, 2007 - Mar 31, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Schwann Cell Spinal Remyelination in the Rat
    NIH/NINDS R01NS040341Dec 15, 2001 - Nov 30, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NINDS R01NS026488Sep 28, 1990 - Aug 31, 1994
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Gong K, Ohara PT, Jasmin L. Patch Clamp Recordings on Intact Dorsal Root Ganglia from Adult Rats. J Vis Exp. 2016 09 29; (115). PMID: 27768031.
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    2. Donegan M, Kernisant M, Cua C, Jasmin L, Ohara PT. Satellite glial cell proliferation in the trigeminal ganglia after chronic constriction injury of the infraorbital nerve. Glia. 2013 Dec; 61(12):2000-8. PMID: 24123473; PMCID: PMC4040138.
    3. Kubat E, Mahajan S, Liao M, Ackerman L, Ohara PT, Grady EF, Bhargava A. Corticotropin-releasing factor receptor 2 mediates sex-specific cellular stress responses. Mol Med. 2013 Jul 24; 19:212-22. PMID: 23835907.
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    4. Kung LH, Gong K, Adedoyin M, Ng J, Bhargava A, Ohara PT, Jasmin L. Evidence for glutamate as a neuroglial transmitter within sensory ganglia. PLoS One. 2013; 8(7):e68312. PMID: 23844184; PMCID: PMC3699553.
    5. Hoffmann A, Bredno J, Wendland MF, Derugin N, Hom J, Schuster T, Zimmer C, Su H, Ohara PT, Young WL, Wintermark M. MRI blood-brain barrier permeability measurements to predict hemorrhagic transformation in a rat model of ischemic stroke. Transl Stroke Res. 2012 Dec; 3(4):508-16. PMID: 24323835.
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    6. Mayfield CH, Ohara PT, O'Sullivan PS. Perceptions of a mobile technology on learning strategies in the anatomy laboratory. Anat Sci Educ. 2013 Mar-Apr; 6(2):81-9. PMID: 22927203.
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    7. Kaan TK, Ohara PT, Jasmin L. Orofacial pain models and behavior assessment. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 851:159-70. PMID: 22351089.
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    8. Hoffmann A, Bredno J, Wendland MF, Derugin N, Hom J, Schuster T, Su H, Ohara PT, Young WL, Wintermark M. Validation of in vivo magnetic resonance imaging blood-brain barrier permeability measurements by comparison with gold standard histology. Stroke. 2011 Jul; 42(7):2054-60. PMID: 21636816; PMCID: PMC3921072.
    9. Villa G, Ceruti S, Zanardelli M, Magni G, Jasmin L, Ohara PT, Abbracchio MP. Temporomandibular joint inflammation activates glial and immune cells in both the trigeminal ganglia and in the spinal trigeminal nucleus. Mol Pain. 2010 Dec 10; 6:89. PMID: 21143950; PMCID: PMC3017032.
    10. Hoffmann A, Bredno J, Wendland M, Derugin N, Ohara P, Wintermark M. High and Low Molecular Weight Fluorescein Isothiocyanate (FITC)-Dextrans to Assess Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption: Technical Considerations. Transl Stroke Res. 2011 Mar; 2(1):106-11. PMID: 21423333.
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    11. Jasmin L, Ohara PT. Close encounters of the third kind: evidence for contact with TNF-alpha. Pain. 2010 Nov; 151(2):241-2. PMID: 20739122; PMCID: PMC2955849.
    12. Jasmin L, Vit JP, Bhargava A, Ohara PT. Can satellite glial cells be therapeutic targets for pain control? Neuron Glia Biol. 2010 Feb; 6(1):63-71. PMID: 20566001; PMCID: PMC3139431.
    13. Greenwood JS, Wang Y, Estrada RC, Ackerman L, Ohara PT, Baraban SC. Seizures, enhanced excitation, and increased vesicle number in Lis1 mutant mice. Ann Neurol. 2009 Nov; 66(5):644-53. PMID: 19938147.
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    14. Ohara PT, Vit JP, Bhargava A, Romero M, Sundberg C, Charles AC, Jasmin L. Gliopathic pain: when satellite glial cells go bad. Neuroscientist. 2009 Oct; 15(5):450-63. PMID: 19826169; PMCID: PMC2852320.
    15. Vit JP, Ohara PT, Sundberg C, Rubi B, Maechler P, Liu C, Puntel M, Lowenstein P, Castro M, Jasmin L. Adenovector GAD65 gene delivery into the rat trigeminal ganglion produces orofacial analgesia. Mol Pain. 2009 Aug 05; 5:42. PMID: 19656360; PMCID: PMC2734545.
    16. Jasmin L, Ohara PT. Pain free and awake to enjoy it! Pain. 2009 Feb; 141(3):187-8. PMID: 19128881; PMCID: PMC2705281.
    17. Ohara PT, Vit JP, Bhargava A, Jasmin L. Evidence for a role of connexin 43 in trigeminal pain using RNA interference in vivo. J Neurophysiol. 2008 Dec; 100(6):3064-73. PMID: 18715894; PMCID: PMC2604845.
    18. Kernisant M, Gear RW, Jasmin L, Vit JP, Ohara PT. Chronic constriction injury of the infraorbital nerve in the rat using modified syringe needle. J Neurosci Methods. 2008 Jul 15; 172(1):43-7. PMID: 18501433; PMCID: PMC2497464.
    19. Vit JP, Ohara PT, Bhargava A, Kelley K, Jasmin L. Silencing the Kir4.1 potassium channel subunit in satellite glial cells of the rat trigeminal ganglion results in pain-like behavior in the absence of nerve injury. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 16; 28(16):4161-71. PMID: 18417695; PMCID: PMC2533133.
    20. Vit JP, Jasmin L, Bhargava A, Ohara PT. Satellite glial cells in the trigeminal ganglion as a determinant of orofacial neuropathic pain. Neuron Glia Biol. 2006 Nov; 2(4):247-57. PMID: 18568096; PMCID: PMC2435170.
    21. Vit JP, Clauw DJ, Moallem T, Boudah A, Ohara PT, Jasmin L. Analgesia and hyperalgesia from CRF receptor modulation in the central nervous system of Fischer and Lewis rats. Pain. 2006 Apr; 121(3):241-60. PMID: 16495007.
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    22. Vit JP, Ohara PT, Tien DA, Fike JR, Eikmeier L, Beitz A, Wilcox GL, Jasmin L. The analgesic effect of low dose focal irradiation in a mouse model of bone cancer is associated with spinal changes in neuro-mediators of nociception. Pain. 2006 Jan; 120(1-2):188-201. PMID: 16360279.
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    23. Jasmin L, Ohara PT. Recurrent paraplegia after remyelination of the spinal cord. J Neurosci Res. 2004 Jul 15; 77(2):277-84. PMID: 15211594.
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    24. Jasmin L, Burkey AR, Granato A, Ohara PT. Rostral agranular insular cortex and pain areas of the central nervous system: a tract-tracing study in the rat. J Comp Neurol. 2004 Jan 12; 468(3):425-40. PMID: 14681935.
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    25. Jasmin L, Ohara PT. Anatomical identification of neurons responsive to nociceptive stimuli. Methods Mol Med. 2004; 99:167-88. PMID: 15131337.
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    26. Jasmin L, Tien D, Janni G, Ohara PT. Is noradrenaline a significant factor in the analgesic effect of antidepressants? Pain. 2003 Nov; 106(1-2):3-8. PMID: 14581104.
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    27. Whitehead JL, Ohara PT, Tauscher AN, LaVail JH. A procedure to deliver herpes simplex virus to the murine trigeminal ganglion. Brain Res Brain Res Protoc. 2003 Aug; 12(1):60-6. PMID: 12928046.
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    28. Jasmin L, Rabkin SD, Granato A, Boudah A, Ohara PT. Analgesia and hyperalgesia from GABA-mediated modulation of the cerebral cortex. Nature. 2003 Jul 17; 424(6946):316-20. PMID: 12867983.
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    29. Jasmin L, Boudah A, Ohara PT. Long-term effects of decreased noradrenergic central nervous system innervation on pain behavior and opioid antinociception. J Comp Neurol. 2003 May 19; 460(1):38-55. PMID: 12687695.
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    30. Tien D, Ohara PT, Larson AA, Jasmin L. Vagal afferents are necessary for the establishment but not the maintenance of kainic acid-induced hyperalgesia in mice. Pain. 2003 Mar; 102(1-2):39-49. PMID: 12620595.
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    31. Ohara PT, Granato A, Moallem TM, Wang BR, Tillet Y, Jasmin L. Dopaminergic input to GABAergic neurons in the rostral agranular insular cortex of the rat. J Neurocytol. 2003 Feb; 32(2):131-41. PMID: 14707548.
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    32. Jasmin L, Ohara PT. Remyelination within the CNS: do schwann cells pave the way for oligodendrocytes? Neuroscientist. 2002 Jun; 8(3):198-203. PMID: 12061499.
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    33. Jasmin L, Tien D, Weinshenker D, Palmiter RD, Green PG, Janni G, Ohara PT. The NK1 receptor mediates both the hyperalgesia and the resistance to morphine in mice lacking noradrenaline. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jan 22; 99(2):1029-34. PMID: 11805341; PMCID: PMC117425.