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Ruchi Malik, PhD

Title(s)Associate Specialist, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-502-7377
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-0611-8790 Additional info
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    University of Texas, AustinPostdoc
    National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, IndiaPhD
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    2018NARSAD Young Investigator Award, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
    2011Carl Storm International Diversity Fellowship, Gordon Research Conference
    2010IBRO-SFN travel award

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    Identification of cortical interneuron deficits underlying autism spectrum disorder in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
    NARSAD, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation P0529703Jan 15, 2019 - Jan 14, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Southwell DG, Seifikar H, Malik R, Lavi K, Vogt D, Rubenstein JL, Sohal VS. Interneuron Transplantation Rescues Social Behavior Deficits without Restoring Wild-Type Physiology in a Mouse Model of Autism with Excessive Synaptic Inhibition. J Neurosci. 2020 Mar 11; 40(11):2215-2227. PMID: 31988060.
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    2. Malik R, Pai EL, Rubin AN, Stafford AM, Angara K, Minasi P, Rubenstein JL, Sohal VS, Vogt D. Tsc1 represses parvalbumin expression and fast-spiking properties in somatostatin lineage cortical interneurons. Nat Commun. 2019 11 01; 10(1):4994. PMID: 31676823.
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    3. Meda KS, Patel T, Braz JM, Malik R, Turner ML, Seifikar H, Basbaum AI, Sohal VS. Microcircuit Mechanisms through which Mediodorsal Thalamic Input to Anterior Cingulate Cortex Exacerbates Pain-Related Aversion. Neuron. 2019 06 05; 102(5):944-959.e3. PMID: 31030955.
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    4. Malik R, Johnston D. Dendritic GIRK Channels Gate the Integration Window, Plateau Potentials, and Induction of Synaptic Plasticity in Dorsal But Not Ventral CA1 Neurons. J Neurosci. 2017 04 05; 37(14):3940-3955. PMID: 28280255.
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    5. Rathour RK, Malik R, Narayanan R. Transient potassium channels augment degeneracy in hippocampal active dendritic spectral tuning. Sci Rep. 2016 Apr 20; 6:24678. PMID: 27094086.
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    6. Malik R, Dougherty KA, Parikh K, Byrne C, Johnston D. Mapping the electrophysiological and morphological properties of CA1 pyramidal neurons along the longitudinal hippocampal axis. Hippocampus. 2016 Mar; 26(3):341-61. PMID: 26333017.
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    7. Malik R, Chattarji S. Enhanced intrinsic excitability and EPSP-spike coupling accompany enriched environment-induced facilitation of LTP in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Mar; 107(5):1366-78. PMID: 22157122.
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