University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry;
1601 West Taylor Street,
Rm 525,MC 912;
Chicago, IL, 60612
Office Phone: (312) 413-4581
Smalheiser, N. R. (2007) Exosomal transfer of proteins and RNAs at synapses in the nervous system. Biology Direct .
Smalheiser, N. R., Zhou, W. and Torvik, V.
Lugli, G., Torvik, V.I., Larson, J.R. and Smalheiser, N. R. (2008) Expression of microRNAs and their precursors in synaptic fractions of adult mouse forebrain. J. Neurochem 106: 650-661.
Smalheiser, N.R., Lugli, G., Torvik, V.I., Mise, N., Ikeda, R. and Abe, K. (2008) Natural antisense transcripts are co-expressed with sense mRNAs in synaptoneurosomes of adult mouse forebrain. Neurosci. Res. 62: 236-239.
Smalheiser, N. R., Torvik, V.I. and Zhou, W. (2009) Arrowsmith two-node search interface: a tutorial on finding meaningful links between two disparate sets of articles in MEDLINE. Comput. Meth. Programs Biomed. 94: 190-197.
Smalheiser, N. R. and Lugli, G. (2009) microRNA regulation of synaptic plasticity. NeuroMolecular Medicine 11: 133-140.
Smalheiser, N. R., Lugli, G., Lenon, A. L. Davis, J. M., Torvik, V. I. and Larson, J. R. (2010) Olfactory discrimination training up-regulates and reorganizes expression of microRNAs in adult mouse hippocampus.
Smalheiser, N. R., Lugli, G., Thimmapuram, J., Cook, E.
Neil R. Smalheiser, MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Psychiatry
Dr. Smalheiser has almost 30 years of experience pursuing basic wet-lab research in neuroscience, most recently studying synaptic plasticity and the genomics of small RNAs.
Interests: neuroscience, RNA biology, synaptic plasticity, pathogenesis of neuropsychiatric disorders, medical informatics, text mining