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Dr. Kodeeshwaran Parameshwaran

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Department of Biological and Environmental Science

Office Location: 201 McFarland Science Building

Phone: 903-468-8648


Professional Vita


Peer reviewed journal articles (Selected):

Parameshwaran K, Buabeid MA, Bhattacharya S, Uthayathas S, Kariharan T, Dhanasekaran M, Suppiramainam V. (2013) Long term alterations in synaptic physiology, expression of β2 nicotinic receptors and ERK1/2 signaling in the hippocampus of   rats with prenatal nicotine exposure. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 106:102-111.

Parameshwaran K, Buabeid MA, Karuppagounder SS, Uthayathas S, Thiruchelvam K, Shonesy B, Dityatev A, Dhanasekaran M, Suppiramaniam V. (2012) Developmental nicotine exposure induced alterations in behavior and glutamate receptor function in hippocampus. Cell Mol Life Sci. 69: 829-841.

Kanju PM#, Parameshwaran K#, Sims-Robinson C, Uthayathas, Josephson EM, Rajakumar R, Dhanasekaran M, Suppiramaniam V. (2012) Selective cholinergic depletion in medial septum leads to impaired long term potentiation and glutamatergic synaptic currents in the hippocampus. PLOS One. 7(2): e31073. #co-first author

Gonzalez J, Du M, Parameshwaran K, Suppiramaniam V, Jayaraman V (2010) Role of dimer interface in activation and desensitization in AMPA receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 107:9891-9896.

Hammond MSL, Sims C, Parameshwaran K, Suppiramaniam V, Schachner M, Dityatev A (2006) Neural cell adhesion molecule-associated polysialic acid inhibits NR2B-containing N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors and prevents glutamate-induced cell death. J Biol Chem. 281:34859-34869.

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Book Chapters:

Parameshwaran K, Irwin MH, Steliou K, Pinkert CA. (2013) D-Galactose, dietary sugars and modeling neurological aging. In: Preedy VR. (Ed.) Food and Nutritional Components in Focus 3. pp. 668-685. Royal Society of Chemistry/Springer.

Suppiramaniam V, Abdel-Rahman EA, Buabeid MA, Parameshwaran K. (2010) Ion Channels. In: Charlene A. McQueen, Comprehensive Toxicology, volume 13, pp. 129-171 Oxford: Academic Press.

Suppiramaniam V, Abdel-Rahman EA, Parameshwaran K. (2010) Neurotransmitter Receptors. In: Charlene A. McQueen, Comprehensive Toxicology, volume 13, pp. 101-128 Oxford: Academic Press.

Suppiramaniam V, Vaithianathan T, Parameshwaran K (2006) Electrophysiological analysis of interactions between carbohydrates and transmitter receptors reconstituted in lipid bilayers. Methods Enzymol. 417:80-90.

Presentations (selected):

Parameshwaran K, Uthayathas S, Karuppagounder SS, Thiruchelvam K, Shonesy BC, Huggins KW, Dhanasekaran M, Suppiramaniam V. (2008) Prenatal nicotine exposure impairs AMPA receptor mediated synaptic transmission and memory. Program No./Poster No.: 130.13/C61. Washington, DC. Society for Neuroscience.

Parameshwaran K, Uthayathas S, Sims CM, Suppiramaniam V. (2006) An Ampakine CX-717 potently modulate the single channel properties of synaptosomal AMPA receptors. Program No. 424.11. Atlanta, GA: Society for Neuroscience.

Parameshwaran K, Vaithianathan T, Kanju P, Suppiramaniam V. (2004) Amyloid β 1-42 peptide potently modulates synaptic AMPA receptor channel properties. 9th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Philadelphia.

Parameshwaran K, Vaithianathan T, Kanju P, Suppiramaniam V. (2003) Evidence for direct modulation of glutamate (AMPA) receptors by amyloid β 1-42 peptide. 24thAnnual Meeting of the Southeastern Pharmacology Society, Mercer University, GA, October, 2003.

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