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Publications:  Dr Shafaq Sikandar

Marchetti Calônego MA, Sikandar S, Ferris FD, Moreira de Barros GA(2020). Spread the Word: There Are Two Opioid Crises!. Drugs
10.1007/s40265-020-01342-8
Luiz AP, MacDonald DI, Santana-Varela S, Millet Q, Sikandar S, Wood JN, Emery EC(2019). Cold sensing by Na <inf>V</inf> 1.8-positive and Na <inf>V</inf> 1.8-negative sensory neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 116, (9) 3811-3816.
10.1073/pnas.1814545116
Bangash MA, Alles SRA, Santana-Varela S, Millet Q, Sikandar S, de Clauser L, ter Heegde F, Habib A et al.(2018). Distinct transcriptional responses of mouse sensory neurons in models of human chronic pain conditions.
10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14641.1
Sikandar S, Minett MS, Millet Q, Santana-Varela S, Lau J, Wood JN, Zhao J(2018). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor derived from sensory neurons plays a critical role in chronic pain. Brain vol. 141, (4) 1028-1039.
10.1093/brain/awy009
Habib AM, Matsuyama A, Okorokov AL, Santana-Varela S, Bras JT, Aloisi AM, Emery EC, Bogdanov YD et al.(2018). A novel human pain insensitivity disorder caused by a point mutation in ZFHX2. Brain vol. 141, (2) 365-376.
10.1093/brain/awx326
Bangash MA, Alles SRA, Santana-Varela S, Millet Q, Sikandar S, de Clauser L, Ter Heegde F, Habib AM et al.(2018). Distinct transcriptional responses of mouse sensory neurons in models of human chronic pain conditions [version 1; referees: 2 approved]. Wellcome Open Research vol. 3,
10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14641.1
Dalmolin GD, Bannister K, Gonçalves L, Sikandar S, Patel R, Do Nascimento Cordeiro M, Gomez MV, Ferreira J et al.(2017). Effect of the spider toxin Tx3-3 on spinal processing of sensory information in naive and neuropathic rats: An in vivo electrophysiological study. Pain Reports vol. 2, (4)
10.1097/PR9.0000000000000610
Sikandar S, West SJ, McMahon SB, Bennett DL, Dickenson AH(2017). Sensory processing of deep tissue nociception in the rat spinal cord and thalamic ventrobasal complex. Physiological Reports vol. 5, (14)
10.14814/phy2.13323
Emery EC, Luiz AP, Sikandar S, Magnúsdóttir R, Dong X, Wood JN(2016). In vivo characterization of distinct modality-specific subsets of somatosensory neurons using GCaMP. Science Advances vol. 2, (11)
10.1126/sciadv.1600990
Sikandar S, Gustavsson Y, Marino MJ, Dickenson AH, Yaksh TL, Sorkin LS, Ramachandran R(2016). Effects of intraplantar botulinum toxin-B on carrageenan-induced changes in nociception and spinal phosphorylation of GluA1 and Akt. European Journal of Neuroscience vol. 44, (1) 1714-1722.
10.1111/ejn.13261
Sikandar S (2016). PERIPHERAL PROCESSING AND CENTRAL MODULATION OF PAIN. ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES. vol. 75, 17-17.
10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-eular.6374
Sikandar S, Aasvang EK, Dickenson AH(2016). Scratching the surface: the processing of pain from deep tissues. Pain management vol. 6, (2) 95-102.
10.2217/pmt.15.50
Minett MS, Pereira V, Sikandar S, Matsuyama A, Lolignier S, Kanellopoulos AH, Mancini F, Iannetti GD et al.(2015). Endogenous opioids contribute to insensitivity to pain in humans and mice lacking sodium channel Na<inf>v</inf>1.7. Nature Communications vol. 6,
10.1038/ncomms9967
O'Neill J, Sikandar S, Mcmahon SB, Dickenson AH(2015). Human psychophysics and rodent spinal neurones exhibit peripheral and central mechanisms of inflammatory pain in the UVB and UVB heat rekindling models. Journal of Physiology vol. 593, (17) 4029-4042.
10.1113/JP270294
Sikandar S, Patel R, Patel S, Sikander S, Bennett DLH, Dickenson AH(2013). Genes, molecules and patients - Emerging topics to guide clinical pain research. European Journal of Pharmacology vol. 716, (1-3) 188-202.
10.1016/j.ejphar.2013.01.069
Sikandar S, Dickenson AH(2013). II. No need for translation when the same language is spoken. British Journal of Anaesthesia vol. 111, (1) 3-6.
10.1093/bja/aet210
Sikandar S, Ronga I, Iannetti GD, Dickenson AH(2013). Neural coding of nociceptive stimuli - From rat spinal neurones to human perception. Pain vol. 154, (8) 1263-1273.
10.1016/j.pain.2013.03.041
Sikandar S, Bannister K, Dickenson AH(2012). Brainstem facilitations and descending serotonergic controls contribute to visceral nociception but not pregabalin analgesia in rats. Neuroscience Letters vol. 519, (1) 31-36.
10.1016/j.neulet.2012.05.009
Sikandar S, Dickenson AH(2012). Visceral pain: The ins and outs, the ups and downs. Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care vol. 6, (1) 17-26.
10.1097/SPC.0b013e32834f6ec9
Sikandar S, Dickenson AH(2011). Pregabalin modulation of spinal and brainstem visceral nociceptive processing. Pain vol. 152, (10) 2312-2322.
10.1016/j.pain.2011.06.020
Bannister K, Sikandar S, Bauer CS, Dolphin AC, Porreca F, Dickenson AH(2011). Pregabalin suppresses spinal neuronal hyperexcitability and visceral hypersensitivity in the absence of peripheral pathophysiology. Anesthesiology vol. 115, (1) 144-152.
10.1097/ALN.0b013e31821f6545
Suzuki R, Sikandar S, Dickenson AH(2009). Nociception: Basic principles. Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management, Second Edition,
Rahman W, Sikandar S, Suzuki R, Hunt SP, Dickenson AH(2008). Corrigendum to "Superficial NK1 expressing spinal dorsal horn neurones modulate inhibitory neurotransmission mediated by spinal GABA<inf>A</inf> receptors" [Neurosci. Lett. 419 (2007) 278-283] (DOI:10.1016/j.neulet.2007.04.039). Neuroscience Letters vol. 434, (3)
10.1016/j.neulet.2008.02.001
Rahman W, Sikandar S, Suzuki R, Hunt SP, Dickenson AH(2007). Superficial NK1 expressing spinal dorsal horn neurones modulate inhibitory neurotransmission mediated by spinal GABA(A) receptors. Neurosci Lett vol. 419, (3) 278-283.
10.1016/j.neulet.2007.04.039
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