Recognitions and Publications

The unipolar Shigella surface protein IcsA is targeted directly to the bacterial old pole: IcsP cleavage of IcsA occurs over the entire bacterial surface.
Steinhauer J, Agha R, Pham T, Varga AW, Goldberg MB.
Molecular microbiology. 1999; 32(2):367-77.

A role for the beta isoform of protein kinase C in fear conditioning.
Weeber EJ, Atkins CM, Selcher JC, Varga AW, Mirnikjoo B, et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2000; 20(16):5906-14.

Input-specific immunolocalization of differentially phosphorylated Kv4.2 in the mouse brain.
Varga AW, Anderson AE, Adams JP, Vogel H, Sweatt JD.
Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 2000; 7(5):321-32.

The A-type potassium channel Kv4.2 is a substrate for the mitogen-activated protein kinase ERK.
Adams JP, Anderson AE, Varga AW, Dineley KT, Cook RG, et al.
Journal of neurochemistry. 2000; 75(6):2277-87.

The other half of Hebb: K+ channels and the regulation of neuronal excitability in the hippocampus.
Schrader LA, Anderson AE, Varga AW, Levy M, Sweatt JD.
Molecular neurobiology. 2002; 25(1):51-66.

Protein kinase signal transduction cascades in mammalian associative conditioning.
Selcher JC, Weeber EJ, Varga AW, Sweatt JD, Swank M.
The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry. 2002; 8(2):122-31.

Derangements of hippocampal calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II in a mouse model for Angelman mental retardation syndrome.
Weeber EJ, Jiang YH, Elgersma Y, Varga AW, Carrasquillo Y, et al.

Calcium-calmodulin-dependent kinase II modulates Kv4.2 channel expression and upregulates neuronal A-type potassium currents.
Varga AW, Yuan LL, Anderson AE, Schrader LA, Wu GY, et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2004; 24(14):3643-54.

Structure and function of Kv4-family transient potassium channels.

Birnbaum SG, Varga AW, Yuan LL, Anderson AE, Sweatt JD, et al.

Physiological reviews. 2004; 84(3):803-33.

White matter hemodynamic abnormalities precede sub-cortical gray matter changes in multiple sclerosis.
Varga AW, Johnson G, Babb JS, Herbert J, Grossman RI, et al.
Journal of the neurological sciences. 2009; 282(1-2):28-33. NIHMSID: NIHMS126635

Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Varga AW, Gibbons CH.
Simpson DMcArthur JDworkin R, editors. New York: Oxford University Press; 2012. NCS, QST, Autonomic Testing, Skin/Nerve BX, Pain Scales

Movement Disorders: Unforgettable Cases and Lessons from the Bedside
Tarsy D, Varga AW, Greenstein P.
Fernandez HHMerello M, editors. New York: Demos Medical Publishing; 2013. When the HD Gene Test Is “Negative”: Our Memorable Case of a Nursing Assistant Fired From Her Job for Making Mistakes

Interaction between sleep-disordered breathing and apolipoprotein E genotype on cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease in cognitively normal elderly individuals.
Osorio RS, Ayappa I, Mantua J, Gumb T, Varga A, et al.
Neurobiology of aging. 2014; 35(6):1318-24. NIHMSID: NIHMS558082

Effects of acute sleep deprivation on motor and reversal learning in mice.
Varga AW, Kang M, Ramesh PV, Klann E.
Neurobiology of learning and memory. 2014; 114:217-22. NIHMSID: NIHMS615531

Apnea-induced rapid eye movement sleep disruption impairs human spatial navigational memory.
Varga AW, Kishi A, Mantua J, Lim J, Koushyk V, et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2014; 34(44):14571-7.

Sleep-disordered breathing advances cognitive decline in the elderly.
Osorio RS, Gumb T, Pirraglia E, Varga AW, Lu SE, et al.
Neurology. 2015; 84(19):1964-71.