Faculty & Staff Directory
- Associate Professor (School of Systems Biology). Director, Graduate Program in Neuroscience.
PhD, Pharmacology, Penn State College of Medicine, (2003)
BS, George Mason University, (1997)
Nadine Kabbani is an Associate Professor of Systems Biology and serves as the Graduate Program Director for the Interdiscplinary Program in Neuroscience. Here research interest centers on discovery of mechanisms underlying brain disease with an emphasis on cholinergic signals in cells. Contact her for:
- Information on the PhD Neuroscience Program
- Association of a functional polymorphism in the CHRFAM7A gene with inflammatory response mediators and neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury. Huang W, Kabbani N, Brannan T, Lin MK, Theiss M, Hamilton J, Ecklund J, Conley YP, Vodovotz Y, Brienza D, Wagner AK, Robbins E, Sowa G, Lipsky R. J Neurotrauma. 2019 Mar 29. doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.6200.
- Ionotropic and Metabotropic Mechanisms of Allosteric Modulation of α7 Nicotinic Receptor Intracellular Calcium. King JR, Ullah A, Bak E, Jafri MS, Kabbani N. Mol Pharmacol. 2018 Jun;93(6):601-611.
- Alpha 7 nicotinic receptors attenuate neurite development through calcium activation of calpain at the growth cone. King JR, Kabbani N. PLoS One. 2018 May 16;13(5):e0197247.
- Beyond the Channel: Metabotropic Signaling by Nicotinic Receptors. Kabbani N, Nichols RA. Trends Pharmacol Sci.2018 Apr;39(4):354-366.
- A G protein-coupled α7 nicotinic receptor regulates signaling and TNF-α release in microglia. King JR, Gillevet TC, Kabbani N. FEBS Open Bio. 2017 Aug 7;7(9):1350-1361.