Publications

  1. Chaudhari PR #, Singla A #, Vaidya VA (2022), Early Adversity and Accelerated Brain Aging: A Mini-Review. Front. Mol. Neurosci. DOI: 10.3389/fnmol.2022.822917. [Link]

  2. Tiwari P, Kapri D, Pradhan A, Balakrishnan A, Chaudhari PR, Vaidya VA (2022), Chronic hM4Di-DREADD mediated chemogenetic inhibition of forebrain excitatory neurons in postnatal or juvenile life does not alter adult mood-related behavior. eNeuro. DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0381-21.2021. [Link]

  3. Desouza LA #, Benekareddy M #, Fanibunda SE #, Mohammad F, Janakiraman B, Ghai U, Gur T, Blendy JA, Vaidya VA (2021), The Hallucinogenic Serotonin2A Receptor Agonist, 2,5-Dimethoxy-4-Iodoamphetamine, Promotes cAMP Response Element Binding Protein-Dependent Gene Expression of Specific Plasticity-Associated Genes in the Rodent Neocortex. Front. Mol. Neurosci. DOI: 10.3389/fnmol.2021.790213. [Link]

  4. Smith NA, Helmreich DL, Adamantidis A, Bovolenta P, Foxe JJ, Smith Y, Vaidya VA (2021), “Diversity Matters Series”—The Black In Neuro Movement. Eur. J. Neurosci. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.15574. [Link]

  5. Kapri D, Fanibunda SE, Vaidya VA (2021), Thyroid hormone regulation of adult hippocampal neurogenesis: Putative molecular and cellular mechanisms. Vitam. Horm. DOI: 10.1016/bs.vh.2021.10.001. [Link]

  6. Helmreich DL, Bovolenta P, Adamantidis A, Foxe JJ, Smith Y, Vaidya VA (2021), “Diversity matters series”—The ALBA network. Eur. J. Neurosci. DOI: 10.1111/ejn.15332. [Link]

  7. Ploski JE, Vaidya VA (2021), The Neurocircuitry of PTSD and Major Depression: Insights into Overlapping and Distinct Circuit Dysfunction - A Tribute to Ron Duman. Biol. Psychiatry. DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2021.04.009. [Link]

  8. Mukhopadhyay S, Chatterjee A, Tiwari P, Ghai U, Vaidya VA (2021), Postnatal fluoxetine treatment alters perineuronal net formation and maintenance in the hippocampus. eNeuro. DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0424-20.2021. [Link]

  9. Tiwari P, Fanibunda SE, Kapri D, Vasaya S, Pati S, Vaidya VA (2021), GPCR signaling: Role in mediating the effects of early adversity in psychiatric disorders. FEBS. J. DOI: 10.1111/febs.15738. [Link]

  10. Dey S, Surendran D, Enberg O, Gupta A, Fanibunda SE, Das A, Maity BK, Dey A, Visvakarma V, Kallianpur M, Scheidt HA, Walker G, Vaidya VA, Huster D, Maiti S (2021), Altered Membrane Mechanics Provides a Receptor‐Independent Pathway for Serotonin Action. Chem. Eur. J. DOI: 10.1002/chem.202100328. [Link]

  11. Pati S, Saba K, Salvi SS, Tiwari P, Chaudhari PR, Verma V, Mukhopadhyay S, Kapri D, Suryavanshi S, Clement JP, Patel AB, Vaidya VA (2020), Chronic postnatal chemogenetic activation of forebrain excitatory neurons evokes persistent changes in mood behavior. Elife 2020 Sep 21;9:e56171. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.56171. [Link]

  12. Fanibunda SE, Vaidya VA (2020), Serotonin minting new mitochondria in cortical neurons: implications for psychopathology. Neuropsychopharmacol. [Link]

  13. Guha SK, Sarkar I, Patgaonkar M, Banerjee S, Mukhopadhyay S, Sharma S, Pathak S, Vaidya VA (2020), A history of juvenile mild malaria exacerbates chronic stress-evoked anxiety-like behavior, neuroinflammation, and decline of adult hippocampal neurogenesis in mice. J. Neuroimmunol. [Link]

  14. Banerjee A, Vaidya VA (2020), Differential signaling signatures evoked by DOI versus lisuride stimulation of the 5-HT2A receptor. Biochem Bioph Res Co. [Link]

  15. Salvi SS, Pati S, Chaudhari PR, Tiwari P, Banerjee T, Vaidya VA (2019), Acute chemogenetic activation of CaMKIIa-positive forebrain excitatory neurons regulates anxiety-like behavior in mice. Front. Behav. Neurosci. 13:249. [Link]

  16. Pati S, Salvi SS, Kallianpur M, Vaidya B, Banerjee A, Maiti S, Clement JP, Vaidya VA (2019), Chemogenetic activation of excitatory neurons alters hippocampal neurotransmission in a dose dependent manner. eNeuro 6(6)ENEURO.0124-19.2019. [Link]

  17. Teissier A, Magueresse CL, Olusakin J, Belmira LS, da Costa A, De Stasi AM, Bacci A, Kawasawa YI, Vaidya VA, Gaspar P (2019), Early-life stress impairs postnatal oligodendrogenesis and adult emotional behavior through activity-dependent mechanisms. Mol Psych (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41380-019-0493-2 [Link]

  18. Tiwari P, Fanibunda SE, Vaidya VA (2019), Ministry of Fear: ‘The Conjuring’ of Fright in the Amygdala by the Raphe. Neuron 103 (3), 356-358. [Link]

  19. Fanibunda SE, Deb S, Maniyadath B, Tiwari P, Ghai U, Gupta S, Figueiredo D, Weisstaub N, Gingrich JA, Vaidya ADB, Kolthur-Seetharam U, Vaidya VA (2019), Serotonin regulates mitochondrial biogenesis and function in rodent cortical neurons via the 5-HT2A receptor and SIRT1–PGC-1α axis. PNAS 116(22), 11028-11037. [Link]

  20. Jaggar M, Fanibunda SE, Ghosh S, Duman RS, Vaidya VA (2019) The Neurotrophic Hypothesis of Depression Revisited: New Insights and Therapeutic Implications. Neurobiology of Depression Road to Novel Therapeutics. [Link]

  21. Jaggar M, Banerjee T, Weisstaub N , Gingrich JA, Vaidya VA (2019), 5-HT2A receptor loss does not alter acute fluoxetine-induced anxiety and exhibit sex-dependent regulation of cortical immediate early gene expression. [Link]

  22. Jaggar M, Vaidya VA (2018), 5HT-2A receptors and BDNF Regulation: Implications for psychopathology. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70474-6_17. In book: 5-HT2A Receptors in the Central Nervous System, pp.395-438. [Link]

  23. Pati S, Sood A, Mukhopadhyay S, Vaidya VA (2018), Acute pharmacogenetic activation of medial prefrontal contex excitatory neurons regulates anxiety-like behaviour. [Link]

  24. Sood A, Chaudhari K, Vaidya VA (2018) Acute stress evokes sexually dimorphic, stressor-specific patterns of neural activation across multiple limbic brain regions in adult rats. Sress, DOI: 10.1080/10253890.2017.1422488. [Link]

  25. Sood A, Pati S, Bhattacharya A, Chaudhari K, Vaidya VA (2017) Early emergence of altered 5-HT 2A receptor-evoked behavior, neural activation and gene expression following maternal separation. Int. J Dev. Neurosc. 65:21-28. [Link]

  26. Jaggar M, Weisstub N, Gingrich JA, Vaidya VA. (2017) 5-HT2A receptor deficiency alters the metabolic and transcriptional, but not the behavioral, consequences of chronic unpredictable stress. Neurobiol. of Stress. 7:89-102. [Link]

  27. Fanibunda SE, Desouza LA, Kapoor R, Vaidya RA, Vaidya VA (2017) Thyroid Hormone Regulation of Adult Neurogenesis. Vitamins and Hormones, Vol 105 (book chapter) DOI: 10.1016/bs.vh.2017.04.006. [Link]

  28. Vadodaria KC, Yanpallewar SU, Vadhvani M, Toshniwal D, Liles LC, Rommelfanger KS, Weinshenker D and Vaidya VA*. (2017) Noradrenergic regulation of plasticity marker expression in the adult rodent piriform cortex. Neuroscience Letters. 644:76-82. [PDF]

  29. Ghosh S, Banerjee KB, Vaidya VA*, Kolthur-Seetharam U*. (2016) Early stress history alters serum IGF1 and impairs muscle mitochondrial function in adult male rats. J Neuroendocrinology. 28(9) [PDF]

  30. Pusalkar M, Ghosh S#, Jaggar M#, Husain BF, Galande S, Vaidya VA*. (2016) Acute and chronic electroconvulsive seizures (ECS) differentially regulate the expression of epigenetic machinery in the adult rat hippocampus. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. [PDF]

  31. Pusalkar M, Suri D, Kelkar A, Bhattacharya A, Galande S, Vaidya VA*. (2016) Early stress evokes dysregulation of histone modifiers in the medial prefrontal cortex across the life span. Dev Psychobiol. 58(2):198-210. [PDF]

  32. Husain BF, Nanavaty IN, Marathe SV, Rajendran R, Vaidya VA*. (2015) Hippocampal transcriptional and neurogenic changes evoked by combination yohimbine and imipraminetreatment. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 61:1-9. [PDF]

  33. Suri D*, Vaidya VA*. (2015) The adaptive and maladaptive continuum of stress responses - a hippocampal perspective. Rev Neurosci. 26(4):415-42. [PDF]

  34. Kapoor R, Fanibunda SE, Desouza LA, Guha SK, Vaidya VA*. (2015) Perspectives on thyroid hormone action in adult neurogenesis. J Neurochem. 133(5):599-616. [PDF]

  35. Guha SK, Tillu R, Sood A, Patgaonkar M, Nanavaty IN, Sengupta A, Sharma S, Vaidya VA*, Pathak S*. (2014) Single episode of mild murine malaria induces neuroinflammation, alters microglial profile, impairs adult neurogenesis, and causes deficits in social and anxiety-like behavior. Brain Behav Immun. 42:123-37. [PDF]

  36. Jhaveri DJ#, Nanavaty I#, Prosper BW, Marathe S, Husain BF, Kernie SG, Bartlett PF*, Vaidya VA*. (2014) Opposing effects of α2- and β-adrenergic receptor stimulation on quiescent neural precursor cell activity and adult hippocampal neurogenesis PLoS One. 12;9(6):e98736. [PDF]

  37. Sarkar A, Chachra P#, Kennedy P#, Pena CJ, Desouza LA, Nestler EJ, Vaidya VA* (2014) Hippocampal HDAC4 contributes to postnatal fluoxetine-evoked depression-like behavior. Neuropsychopharm 39(9):2221-32. [PDF] [Supplement]

  38. Sarkar A#, Chachra P#, Vaidya VA* (2014) Postnatal fluoxetine-evoked anxiety is prevented by concomitant 5HT2A/C receptor blockade and mimicked by postnatal 5HT2A/C receptor stimulation. Biol Psychiatry 76(11):858-68. [PDF] [Supplement]

  39. Proulx E, Suri D, Heximer SP, Vaidya VA, Lambe EK* (2014) Early Stress Prevents the Potentiation of Muscarinic Excitation by Calcium Release in Adult Prefrontal Cortex. Biol Psychiatry 76(4):315-23. [PDF]

  40. Suri D, Bhattacharya A, Vaidya VA* (2014) Early stress evokes temporally distinct consequences on the hippocampal transcriptome, anxiety and cognitive behaviour. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 17(2):289-301. [PDF]

  41. Suri D, Veenit V, Sarkar A, Thiagarajan D, Kumar A, Nestler EJ, Galande S, Vaidya VA* (2013) Early stress evokes age-dependent biphasic changes in hippocampal neurogenesis, Bdnf expression and cognition. Biol Psychiatry 73(7):658-66. [PDF] [Supplement]

  42. Suri D, Vaidya VA* (2013) Glucocorticoid regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor: Relevance to hippocampal structural and functional plasticity. Neuroscience 239:196-213. [PDF]

  43. Kapoor R, Desouza LA, Nanavaty IM, Kernie SG, Vaidya VA* (2012) Thyroid hormone accelerates the differentiation of adult hippocampal progenitors. J Neuroendocrinolgy 24(9):1259-1271. [PDF]

  44. Benekareddy M, Nair AR, Dias BG, Suri D, Autry AE, Monteggia LM, Vaidya VA *(2013) Induction of the plasticity associated immediate early-gene Arc by stress and hallucinogens: role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 12: 1-11. [PDF]

  45. Benekareddy M, Vadodaria KC, Nair AR, Vaidya VA* (2011) Postnatal Serotonin Type 2 Receptor Blockade Prevents the Emergence of Anxiety behavior, Dysregulated Stress-Induced Immediate Early Gene Responses, and Specific Transcriptional Changes that Arise following Early Life Stress. Biol Psychiatry 70(11): 1024-1032. (Research Highlight- “Stress and the Baby Brain” McOmish CE and Gingrich JA. Biol Psychiatry 70(11): 1006-1007). [PDF] [Highlight]

  46. Desouza LA, Sathanoori M, Kapoor R, Rajadhyaksha N, Gonzalez LE, Kottmann AH, Tole S, Vaidya VA* (2011) Thyroid Hormone Regulates the Expression of the Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Pathway in the Embryonic and Adult Mammalian Brain. Endocrinology . 152(5):1989-2000. [PDF]

  47. Kapoor R, Ghosh H, Nordstrom K, Vennstrom B, Vaidya VA* (2011) Loss of thyroid hormone receptor beta is associated with increased progenitor proliferation and NeuroD positive cell number in the adult hippocampus. Neurosci Lett. 487(2):199-203. [PDF]

  48. Benekareddy M #, Goodfellow NM #, Lambe EK*, Vaidya VA* (2010) Enhanced function of prefrontal serotonin 5-HT2 receptors in a rat model of psychiatric vulnerability. Journal of Neuroscience 30(36):12138-12150. [PDF]

  49. Kapoor R#, van Hogerlinden M#, Wallis K, Ghosh H, Nordstrom K, Vennstrom B*, Vaidya VA* (2010) Unliganded thyroid hormone receptor alpha1 impairs adult hippocampal neurogenesis. FASEB J 24(12):4793-4800. [PDF]

  50. Jhaveri D, Mackay E, Hamlin A, Marathe S, Nandam S, Vaidya VA, Bartlett PF* (2010) Norepinephrine directly activates adult hippocampal precursors via β3 adrenergic receptors. Journal of Neuroscience 30(7):2795 –2806. [PDF]

  51. Yanpallewar SU #, Fernandes K #, Marathe SV #, Vadodaria KC, Jhaveri D, Rommelfanger K, Ladiwala U, Jha S, Muthig V, Hein L, Bartlett P, Weinshenker D, Vaidya VA* (2010) α2-adrenoceptor blockade accelerates the neurogenic, neurotrophic, and behavioral effects of chronic antidepressant treatment. Journal of Neuroscience 30(3):1096 –1109. (Featured as a research highlight in Nature Medicine (March 2010, 16: 3, 276) and Nature Reviews Neuroscience (March 2010, 11: 3, 152). [PDF] [Highlight 1] [Highlight 2]

  52. Goodfellow NM, Benekareddy M, Vaidya VA, Lambe EK* (2009) Layer II/III of the prefrontal cortex: inhibition by the serotonin 5-HT1A receptor in development and stress. Journal of Neuroscience 29(32):10094-10103. [PDF]

  53. Rajendran R, Jha S, Fernandes KA, Banerjee SB, Mohammad F, Dias BG, Vaidya VA* (2009) Monoaminergic regulation of Sonic Hedgehog signaling cascade expression in the adult rat hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters 453(3):190-194. [PDF]

  54. Jha S, Rajendran R, Fernandes K, Vaidya VA* (2008) 5-HT2A/2C receptor blockade regulates progenitor cell proliferation in the adult rat hippocampus. Neuroscience Letters 441(2):210-214. [PDF]

  55. Benekareddy M, Mehrotra P, Kulkarni VA, Ramakrishnan P, Dias BG, Vaidya VA* (2008). Antidepressant treatments regulate the matrix metalloproteinases-2 and -9 (MMP-2/MMP-9) and the tissue inhibitors of the metalloproteinases (TIMPs 1-4) in the adult rat hippocampus. Synapse 62(8):590-600. [PDF]

  56. Vaidya VA*, Vadodaria KC, Jha S (2007) Neurotransmitter regulation of adult neurogenesis: Putative therapeutic targets. CNS and Neurological disorders: Drug Targets 6(5):358-374. [PDF]

  57. Vaidya VA*, Fernandes K, Jha S (2007) Regulation of adult hippocampal neurogenesis: Relevance to depression. Expert Rev Neurother. 7(7):853-864. [PDF]

  58. Nair A, Vadodaria KC, Banerjee SB, Benekareddy M, Dias BG, Duman RS, Vaidya VA* (2007) Stressor-specific regulation of distinct brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) transcripts and cyclic AMP response element binding protein (CREB) expression in the postnatal and adult rat hippocampus. Neuropsychopharm 32(7):1504-1519. [PDF]

  59. Nair A and Vaidya VA* (2006) Cyclic AMP response element binding protein and brain-derived neurotrophic factor: Molecules that modulate our mood? J Bioscience 31(3): 423-434. [PDF]

  60. Jha S, Rajendran R, Davda J, Vaidya VA* (2006) Selective serotonin depletion does not regulate hippocampal neurogenesis in the adult rat brain: Differential effects of p-chlorophenylalanine and 5,7-dihydroxytryptamine. Brain Res 1075(1): 48-59. [PDF]

  61. Banerjee SB, Rajendran R, Dias BG, Ladiwala U, Tole S, Vaidya VA* (2005) Recruitment of the sonic hedgehog signaling cascade in the electroconvulsive seizure mediated regulation of adult hippocampal neurogenesis. EJN 22(7):1570-1580. [PDF]

  62. Desouza LA #, Ladiwala U #, Agashe S, Vaidya RA, Vaidya VA* (2005) Thyroid hormone regulates hippocampal neurogenesis in the adult rat brain. Mol Cell Neurosci. 29(3):414-426. [PDF]

  63. Sathanoori M, Dias BG, Nair AR, Banerjee SB, Tole S, Vaidya VA* (2004) Differential regulation of multiple Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor transcripts in the postnatal and adult rat hippocampus during development, and in response to kainate administration. Brain Res Mol Brain Res 130(1-2):170-177. [PDF]

  64. Dias BG, Banerjee SB, Duman RS, Vaidya VA* (2003) Differential regulation of Brain derived neurotrophic factor transcripts by antidepressants in the adult rat brain. Neuropharm (45): 553 –563. [PDF]

  65. Kulkarni VA, Jha S, Vaidya VA* (2002) Depletion of norepinephrine regulates the proliferation, but not the survival and differentiation, of granule cell progenitors in the adult rat hippocampus. Eur J Neurosci 16:1-6. [PDF]

  66. Vaidya VA*, Duman RS. (2001) Depression: Emerging insights from neurobiology. Brit Med Bull 57: 61-79. [PDF]

  67. Vaidya VA Stress, Depression and Hippocampal Damage (2000) J Bioscience 25(2): 123-124.

  68. Dhuri KD, Vaidya VA, Vaidya ADB, Parikh KM (2000) Stress and Ayurveda: Selye-Mehta dialogue in context of the current findings. JAPI 48(4): 428-431.



Publications Prior to Joining TIFR



  1. Vaidya VA*, Castro ME, Pei Q, Sprakes ME, Grahame-Smith DG (2001) Influence of thyroid hormone on 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptor-mediated regulation of hippocampal BDNF mRNA expression. Neuropharm 40(1): 48-56. [PDF]

  2. Vaidya VA, Terwilliger RZ, Duman RS. (2000) Alterations in heavy and light neurofilament proteins in hippocampus following chronic ECS administration. Synapse 35:137-143. [PDF]

  3. Vaidya VA, Siuciak JA, Du F, Duman RS (1999) Hippocampal mossy fiber sprouting induced by chronic electroconvulsive seizures. Neuroscience 89(1): 157-166. [PDF]

  4. Vaidya VA, Terwilliger RZ, Duman RS (1999). Role of 5-HT2A receptors in the stress-induced down-regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in rat hippocampus. Neurosci Lett 262(1):1-4. [PDF]

  5. Duman RS, Vaidya VA (1998) Molecular and cellular actions of chronic electroconvulsive seizures. J ECT 14(3): 181-193.

  6. Hiroi N, Marek GJ, Brown JR, Ye H, Saudou F, Vaidya VA, Duman RS, Greenberg ME, Nestler EJ (1998) Essential role of the fosB gene in molecular, cellular, and behavioural actions of chronic electroconvulsive seizures. J Neurosci 18(17):6952-6962. [PDF]

  7. Li Z, Vaidya VA, Alvaro JD, Iredale PA, Hsu R, Hoffman G, Fitzgerald L, Curran PK, Machida CA, Fishman PH, Duman RS (1998) Protein kinase C-mediated down-regulation of beta1-adrenergic receptor gene expression in rat C6 glioma cells. Mol Pharmacol 54(1):14-21. [PDF]

  8. Vaidya VA, Marek GJ, Aghajanian GK, Duman RS (1997) 5-HT2A receptor mediated regulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA in the hippocampus and the neocortex. J Neurosci 17(8):2785-2795. [PDF]

  9. Duman RS, Nibuya M, Vaidya VA. (1997) A role for CREB in the action of antidepressant treatments. In: Current trends and future directions in antidepressant therapy (P Skolnick, ed.). The Humana Press, Inc. Totowa, NJ pp 173-194.

  10. Rydelek Fitzgerald L, Vaidya VA, Terwilliger RZ, Duman RS (1996) Electroconvulsive seizure increases the expression of CREM (cyclic AMP response element modulator) and ICER (inducible cyclic AMP early repressor) in rat brain. J Neurochem 66:429-432. [PDF]

  11. Widnell KL, Self DW, Lane SB, Russell DS, Vaidya VA, Miserendino MJD, Rubin CS, Duman RS, Nestler EJ (1996) Regulation of CREB expression: in vivo evidence for a functional role in morphine action in the nucleus accumbens. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 276:306-315. [PDF]

  12. Hosoda K, Rydelek Fitzgerald L, Vaidya VA, Feussner GK, Fishman PH, Duman RS (1995) Regulation of ß2-adrenergic receptor mRNA and gene transcription in rat C6 glioma cells: Effects of agonist, forskolin, and protein synthesis inhibition. Mol Pharmacol 48:206-211. [PDF]

  13. Duman RS, Vaidya VA, Nibuya M, Morinobu S, Rydelek Fitzgerald L (1995) Stress, antidepressant treatments, and neurotrophic factors: Molecular and Cellular mechanisms. The Neuroscientist 1(6):351-360. [PDF]


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