Mounira Banasr
Mounira Banasr
Independent Scientist, CAMH
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mTOR-dependent synapse formation underlies the rapid antidepressant effects of NMDA antagonists
N Li, B Lee, RJ Liu, M Banasr, JM Dwyer, M Iwata, XY Li, G Aghajanian, ...
Science 329 (5994), 959-964, 2010
Glutamate N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists rapidly reverse behavioral and synaptic deficits caused by chronic stress exposure
N Li, RJ Liu, JM Dwyer, M Banasr, B Lee, H Son, XY Li, G Aghajanian, ...
Biological psychiatry 69 (8), 754-761, 2011
Decreased expression of synapse-related genes and loss of synapses in major depressive disorder
HJ Kang, B Voleti, T Hajszan, G Rajkowska, CA Stockmeier, P Licznerski, ...
Nature medicine 18 (9), 1413-1417, 2012
Serotonin-induced increases in adult cell proliferation and neurogenesis are mediated through different and common 5-HT receptor subtypes in the dentate gyrus and the†…
M Banasr, M Hery, R Printemps, A Daszuta
Neuropsychopharmacology 29 (3), 450-460, 2004
Glial loss in the prefrontal cortex is sufficient to induce depressive-like behaviors
M Banasr, RS Duman
Biological psychiatry 64 (10), 863-870, 2008
Glial pathology in an animal model of depression: reversal of stress-induced cellular, metabolic and behavioral deficits by the glutamate-modulating drug riluzole
M Banasr, GMI Chowdhury, R Terwilliger, SS Newton, RS Duman, ...
Molecular psychiatry 15 (5), 501-511, 2010
A negative regulator of MAP kinase causes depressive behavior
V Duric, M Banasr, P Licznerski, HD Schmidt, CA Stockmeier, AA Simen, ...
Nature medicine 16 (11), 1328-1332, 2010
Chronic unpredictable stress decreases cell proliferation in the cerebral cortex of the adult rat
M Banasr, GW Valentine, XY Li, SL Gourley, JR Taylor, RS Duman
Biological psychiatry 62 (5), 496-504, 2007
Agomelatine, a new antidepressant, induces regional changes in hippocampal neurogenesis
M Banasr, A Soumier, M Hery, E MocaŽr, A Daszuta
Biological psychiatry 59 (11), 1087-1096, 2006
BDNF release is required for the behavioral actions of ketamine
AE Lepack, M Fuchikami, JM Dwyer, M Banasr, RS Duman
International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 18 (1), pyu033, 2015
Psychological stress activates the inflammasome via release of adenosine triphosphate and stimulation of the purinergic type 2X7 receptor
M Iwata, KT Ota, XY Li, F Sakaue, N Li, S Dutheil, M Banasr, V Duric, ...
Biological psychiatry 80 (1), 12-22, 2016
Altered expression of synapse and glutamate related genes in post-mortem hippocampus of depressed subjects
V Duric, M Banasr, CA Stockmeier, AA Simen, SS Newton, JC Overholser, ...
International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 16 (1), 69-82, 2013
Serotonin mediates oestrogen stimulation of cell proliferation in the adult dentate gyrus
M Banasr, M Hery, JM Brezun, A Daszuta
European Journal of Neuroscience 14 (9), 1417-1424, 2001
Somatostatin-positive gamma-aminobutyric acid interneuron deficits in depression: cortical microcircuit and therapeutic perspectives
C Fee, M Banasr, E Sibille
Biological psychiatry 82 (8), 549-559, 2017
From pathophysiology to novel antidepressant drugs: glial contributions to the pathology and treatment of mood disorders
G Sanacora, M Banasr
Biological Psychiatry 73 (12), 1172-1179, 2013
Scopolamine rapidly increases mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 signaling, synaptogenesis, and antidepressant behavioral responses
B Voleti, A Navarria, RJ Liu, M Banasr, N Li, R Terwilliger, G Sanacora, ...
Biological psychiatry 74 (10), 742-749, 2013
Cell atrophy and loss in depression: reversal by antidepressant treatment
M Banasr, JM Dwyer, RS Duman
Current opinion in cell biology 23 (6), 730-737, 2011
Regulation of neurogenesis and gliogenesis by stress and antidepressant treatment
M Banasr, RS Duman
CNS & Neurological Disorders-Drug Targets (Formerly Current Drug Targets-CNS†…, 2007
Mechanisms contributing to the phase-dependent regulation of neurogenesis by the novel antidepressant, agomelatine, in the adult rat hippocampus
A Soumier, M Banasr, S Lortet, F Masmejean, N Bernard, ...
Neuropsychopharmacology 34 (11), 2390-2403, 2009
Vascular endothelial growth factor signaling is required for the behavioral actions of antidepressant treatment: pharmacological and cellular characterization
J Greene, M Banasr, B Lee, J Warner-Schmidt, RS Duman
Neuropsychopharmacology 34 (11), 2459-2468, 2009
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