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Health Sciences profile

Dr Faraz Ahmad

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Anatomy

Research

Ahmad is working with Associate Professor Ping Liu.

Publications

Ahmad, F., Mein, H., Jing, Y., Zhang, H., & Liu, P. (2021). Behavioural functions and cerebral blood flow in a P301S tauopathy mouse model: A time-course study. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22, 9727. doi: 10.3390/ijms22189727

Ahmad, F., & Liu, P. (2021). A time-efficient fluorescence spectroscopy-based assay for evaluating actin polymerization status in rodent and human brain tissues. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 172, e62268. doi: 10.3791/62268

Ahmad, F., Haque, S., Chavda, V., & Ashraf, G. M. (2021). Recent advances in synaptosomal proteomics in Alzheimer's sisease. Current Protein & Peptide Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2174/1389203722666210618110233

Ahmad, F., Jing, Y., Lladó, A., & Liu, P. (2021). Chemical stimulation of rodent and human cortical synaptosomes: Implications in neurodegeneration. Cells, 10(5), 1174. doi: 10.3390/cells10051174

Ahmad, F., & Liu, P. (2020). (Ascorb)ing Pb neurotoxicity in the developing brain. Antioxidants, 9, 1311. doi: 10.3390/antiox9121311

Ahmad, F., & Liu, P. (2021). A time-efficient fluorescence spectroscopy-based assay for evaluating actin polymerization status in rodent and human brain tissues. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 172, e62268. doi: 10.3791/62268

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Haque, S., Chavda, V., & Ashraf, G. M. (2021). Recent advances in synaptosomal proteomics in Alzheimer's sisease. Current Protein & Peptide Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.2174/1389203722666210618110233

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Jing, Y., Lladó, A., & Liu, P. (2021). Chemical stimulation of rodent and human cortical synaptosomes: Implications in neurodegeneration. Cells, 10(5), 1174. doi: 10.3390/cells10051174

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Mein, H., Jing, Y., Zhang, H., & Liu, P. (2021). Behavioural functions and cerebral blood flow in a P301S tauopathy mouse model: A time-course study. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22, 9727. doi: 10.3390/ijms22189727

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Haque, S., Ravinayagam, V., Ahmad, A., Kamli, M. R., Barreto, G. E., & Ashraf, G. M. (2020). Developmental lead (Pb)-induced deficits in redox and bioenergetic status of cerebellar synapses are ameliorated by ascorbate supplementation. Toxicology, 440, 152492. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2020.152492

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Alamoudi, W., Haque, S., Salahuddin, M., & Alsamman, K. (2018). Simple, reliable, and time-efficient colorimetric method for the assessment of mitochondrial function and toxicity. Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, 18(4), 367-374. doi: 10.17305/bjbms.2018.3323

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Das, D., Kommaddi, R. P., Diwakar, L., Gowaikar, R., Rupanagudi, K. V., … Ravindranath, V. (2018). Isoform-specific hyperactivation of calpain-2 occurs presymptomatically at the synapse in Alzheimer's disease mice and correlates with memory deficits in human subjects. Scientific Reports, 8, 13119. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-31073-6

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Salahuddin, M., Alamoudi, W., & Acharya, S. (2018). Dysfunction of cortical synapse-specific mitochondria in developing rats exposed to lead and its amelioration by ascorbate supplementation. Neuropsychiatric Disease & Treatment, 14, 813-824. doi: 10.2147/NDT.S148248

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Salahuddin, M., Alsamman, K., AlMulla, A. A., & Salama, K. F. (2018). Developmental lead (Pb)-induced deficits in hippocampal protein translation at the synapses are ameliorated by ascorbate supplementation. Neuropsychiatric Disease & Treatment, 14, 3289-3298. doi: 10.2147/NDT.S174083

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Salahuddin, M., Alsamman, K., Herzallah, H. K., & Al-Otaibi, S. (2018). Neonatal maternal deprivation impairs localized de novo activity-induced protein translation at the synapse in the rat hippocampus. Bioscience Reports, 38(3), BSR20180118. doi: 10.1042/BSR20180118

Journal - Research Article

Alamoudi, W. A., Ahmad, F., Acharya, S., Haque, S., Alsamman, K., Herzallah, H. K., & Al-Otaibi, S. T. (2018). A simplified colorimetric method for rapid detection of cell viability and toxicity in adherent cell culture systems. JBUON, 23(5), 1505-1513.

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Singh, K., Das, D., Gowaikar, R., Shaw, E., Ramachandran, A., … Ravindranath, V. (2017). Reactive oxygen species-mediated loss of synaptic Akt1 signaling leads to deficient activity-dependent protein translation early in Alzheimer's disease. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, 27(16), 1269-1280. doi: 10.1089/ars.2016.6860

Journal - Research Article

Puskarjov, M., Ahmad, F., Khirug, S., Sivakumaran, S., Kaila, K., & Blaesse, P. (2015). BDNF is required for seizure-induced but not developmental up-regulation of KCC2 in the neonatal hippocampus. Neuropharmacology, 88, 103-109. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.09.005

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., Nidadavolu, P., Durgadoss, L., & Ravindranath, V. (2014). Critical cysteines in Akt1 regulate its activity and proteasomal degradation: Implications for neurodegenerative diseases. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 74, 118-128. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2014.06.004

Journal - Research Article

Puskarjov, M., Seja, P., Heron, S. E., Williams, T. C., Ahmad, F., Iona, X., … Kaila, K. (2014). A variant of KCC2 from patients with febrile seizures impairs neuronal Cl- extrusion and dendritic spine formation. EMBO Reports, 15(6), 723-729. doi: 10.1002/embr.201438749

Journal - Research Article

Puskarjov, M., Ahmad, F., Kaila, K., & Blaesse, P. (2012). Activity-dependent cleavage of the K-CL cotransporter KCC2 mediated by calcium-activated protease calpain. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(33), 11356-11364. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.6265-11.2012

Journal - Research Article

Khirug, S., Ahmad, F., Puskarjov, M., Afzalov, R., Kaila, K., & Blaesse, P. (2010). A single seizure episode leads to rapid functional activation of KCC2 in the neonatal rat hippocampus. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(36), 12028-12035. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3154-10.2010

Journal - Research Article

Ahmad, F., & Liu, P. (2020). (Ascorb)ing Pb neurotoxicity in the developing brain. Antioxidants, 9, 1311. doi: 10.3390/antiox9121311

Journal - Research Other

Ahmad, F., & Liu, P. (2020). Synaptosome as a tool in Alzheimer’s disease research. Brain Research, 1746, 147009. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2020.147009

Journal - Research Other

Haque, S., Ahmad, F., Dar, S. A., Jawed, A., Mandal, R. K., Wahid, M., … Akhter, N. (2018). Developments in strategies for Quorum Sensing virulence factor inhibition to combat bacterial drug resistance. Microbial Pathogenesis, 121, 293-302. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2018.05.046

Journal - Research Other

Ahmad, F., Coleman, S. K., Kaila, K., & Blaesse, P. (2011). Cold-adapted protease enables quantification of surface proteins in the absence of membrane trafficking. Biotechniques, 50(4), 255-257. doi: 10.2144/000113651

Journal - Research Other

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