Kevin Bender, PhD

Assoc Professor in Residence
Neurology
Publications: 

Cellular and behavioral effects of altered NaV1.2 sodium channel ion permeability in Scn2aK1422E mice.

Human molecular genetics

Echevarria-Cooper DM, Hawkins NA, Misra SN, Huffman AM, Thaxton T, Thompson CH, Ben-Shalom R, Nelson AD, Lipkin AM, George AL, Bender KJ, Kearney JA

LiCl treatment leads to long-term restoration of spine maturation and synaptogenesis in adult Tbr1 mutants.

Journal of neurodevelopmental disorders

Fazel Darbandi S, Nelson AD, Pai EL, Bender KJ, Rubenstein JLR

NeuroGPU: Accelerating multi-compartment, biophysically detailed neuron simulations on GPUs.

Journal of neuroscience methods

Ben-Shalom R, Ladd A, Artherya NS, Cross C, Kim KG, Sanghevi H, Korngreen A, Bouchard KE, Bender KJ

Developmental dynamics of voltage-gated sodium channel isoform expression in the human and mouse brain.

Genome medicine

Liang L, Fazel Darbandi S, Pochareddy S, Gulden FO, Gilson MC, Sheppard BK, Sahagun A, An JY, Werling DM, Rubenstein JLR, Sestan N, Bender KJ, Sanders SJ

Paradoxical hyperexcitability from NaV1.2 sodium channel loss in neocortical pyramidal cells.

Cell reports

Spratt PWE, Alexander RPD, Ben-Shalom R, Sahagun A, Kyoung H, Keeshen CM, Sanders SJ, Bender KJ

Dendritic Integration Dysfunction in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Developmental neuroscience

Nelson AD, Bender KJ

Functional microstructure of CaV-mediated calcium signaling in the axon initial segment.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Lipkin AM, Cunniff MM, Spratt PW, Lemke SM, Bender KJ

Soma-Targeted Imaging of Neural Circuits by Ribosome Tethering.

Neuron

Chen Y, Jang H, Spratt PWE, Kosar S, Taylor DE, Essner RA, Bai L, Leib DE, Kuo TW, Lin YC, Patel M, Subkhangulova A, Kato S, Feinberg EH, Bender KJ, Knight ZA, Garrison JL

Alternative splicing potentiates dysfunction of early-onset epileptic encephalopathy SCN2A variants.

The Journal of general physiology

Thompson CH, Ben-Shalom R, Bender KJ, George AL

The Autism-Associated Gene Scn2a Contributes to Dendritic Excitability and Synaptic Function in the Prefrontal Cortex.

Neuron

Spratt PWE, Ben-Shalom R, Keeshen CM, Burke KJ, Clarkson RL, Sanders SJ, Bender KJ

Modulation of Ion Channels in the Axon: Mechanisms and Function.

Frontiers in cellular neuroscience

Burke KJ, Bender KJ

Author Correction: The CaMKII/NMDA receptor complex controls hippocampal synaptic transmission by kinase-dependent and independent mechanisms.

Nature communications

Incontro S, Díaz-Alonso J, Iafrati J, Vieira M, Asensio CS, Sohal VS, Roche KW, Bender KJ, Nicoll RA

The Psychiatric Cell Map Initiative: A Convergent Systems Biological Approach to Illuminating Key Molecular Pathways in Neuropsychiatric Disorders.

Cell

Willsey AJ, Morris MT, Wang S, Willsey HR, Sun N, Teerikorpi N, Baum TB, Cagney G, Bender KJ, Desai TA, Srivastava D, Davis GW, Doudna J, Chang E, Sohal V, Lowenstein DH, Li H, Agard D, Keiser MJ, Shoichet B, von Zastrow M, Mucke L, Finkbeiner S, Gan L, Sestan N, Ward ME, Huttenhain R, Nowakowski TJ, Bellen HJ, Frank LM, Khokha MK, Lifton RP, Kampmann M, Ideker T, State MW, Krogan NJ

The CaMKII/NMDA receptor complex controls hippocampal synaptic transmission by kinase-dependent and independent mechanisms.

Nature communications

Incontro S, Díaz-Alonso J, Iafrati J, Vieira M, Asensio CS, Sohal VS, Roche KW, Bender KJ, Nicoll RA

Progress in Understanding and Treating SCN2A-Mediated Disorders.

Trends in neurosciences

Sanders SJ, Campbell AJ, Cottrell JR, Moller RS, Wagner FF, Auldridge AL, Bernier RA, Catterall WA, Chung WK, Empfield JR, George AL, Hipp JF, Khwaja O, Kiskinis E, Lal D, Malhotra D, Millichap JJ, Otis TS, Petrou S, Pitt G, Schust LF, Taylor CM, Tjernagel J, Spiro JE, Bender KJ

Prosapip1-Dependent Synaptic Adaptations in the Nucleus Accumbens Drive Alcohol Intake, Seeking, and Reward.

Neuron

Laguesse S, Morisot N, Shin JH, Liu F, Adrover MF, Sakhai SA, Lopez MF, Phamluong K, Griffin WC, Becker HC, Bender KJ, Alvarez VA, Ron D

Social Control of Hypothalamus-Mediated Male Aggression.

Neuron

Yang T, Yang CF, Chizari MD, Maheswaranathan N, Burke KJ, Borius M, Inoue S, Chiang MC, Bender KJ, Ganguli S, Shah NM

Tonic or Phasic Stimulation of Dopaminergic Projections to Prefrontal Cortex Causes Mice to Maintain or Deviate from Previously Learned Behavioral Strategies.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Ellwood IT, Patel T, Wadia V, Lee AT, Liptak AT, Bender KJ, Sohal VS

Periadolescent Maturation of GABAergic Hyperpolarization at the Axon Initial Segment.

Cell reports

Rinetti-Vargas G, Phamluong K, Ron D, Bender KJ

D3 Receptors Regulate Excitability in a Unique Class of Prefrontal Pyramidal Cells.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Clarkson RL, Liptak AT, Gee SM, Sohal VS, Bender KJ

A Visible-Light-Sensitive Caged Serotonin.

ACS chemical neuroscience

Cabrera R, Filevich O, García-Acosta B, Athilingam J, Bender KJ, Poskanzer KE, Etchenique R

ß-Arrestin-Dependent Dopaminergic Regulation of Calcium Channel Activity in the Axon Initial Segment.

Cell reports

Yang S, Ben-Shalom R, Ahn M, Liptak AT, van Rijn RM, Whistler JL, Bender KJ

Medial amygdalar aromatase neurons regulate aggression in both sexes.

Cell reports

Unger EK, Burke KJ, Yang CF, Bender KJ, Fuller PM, Shah NM

Interlamellar CA1 network in the hippocampus.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Yang S, Yang S, Moreira T, Hoffman G, Carlson GC, Bender KJ, Alger BE, Tang CM

The physiology of the axon initial segment.

Annual review of neuroscience

Bender KJ, Trussell LO

Short- and long-term plasticity at the axon initial segment.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Grubb MS, Shu Y, Kuba H, Rasband MN, Wimmer VC, Bender KJ

Control of firing patterns through modulation of axon initial segment T-type calcium channels.

The Journal of physiology

Bender KJ, Uebele VN, Renger JJ, Trussell LO

Dendritic calcium channels and their activation by synaptic signals in auditory coincidence detector neurons.

Journal of neurophysiology

Blackmer T, Kuo SP, Bender KJ, Apostolides PF, Trussell LO

CB1 receptor signaling is required for whisker map development and plasticity in rat somatosensory cortex.

International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience

L. Li, K.J. Bender, P.J. Drew, E. Sylwestrak, D.E. Feldman

Fidelity of complex spike-mediated synaptic transmission between inhibitory interneurons.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Roberts MT, Bender KJ, Trussell LO

Postnatal development of cannabinoid receptor type 1 expression in rodent somatosensory cortex.

Neuroscience

Deshmukh S, Onozuka K, Bender KJ, Bender VA, Lutz B, Mackie K, Feldman DE

Synaptic basis for whisker deprivation-induced synaptic depression in rat somatosensory cortex.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Bender KJ, Allen CB, Bender VA, Feldman DE

Two coincidence detectors for spike timing-dependent plasticity in somatosensory cortex.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Bender VA, Bender KJ, Brasier DJ, Feldman DE

LTD as a Mechanism for Map Plasticity in Rat Barrel Cortex.

Kevin J. Bender, Suvarna Deshmukh, Daniel E. Feldman

Development of columnar topography in the excitatory layer 4 to layer 2/3 projection in rat barrel cortex.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Bender KJ, Rangel J, Feldman DE

Inheritance of cis-AB in three generations (family Lam.).

Vox sanguinis

Hummel K, Badet J, Bauermeister W, Bender K, Duffner G, Lopez M, Mauff G, Pulverer G, Salmon C, Schmidts W