Affiliated with Université Laval & CERVO Research Centre

Sahara Khademullah

Lab Phone: 
(418) 663-5747 x4712

Post-Doctoral Fellow


Khademullah CS, Aqrabawi AJ, Place KM, Dargaei Z, Liang X, Pressey JC, Bedard S, Yang JW, Garand D, Keramidis I, Gasecka A, Côté D, De Koninck Y, Keith J, Zinman L, Robertson J, Kim JC, Woodin MA. Cortical interneuron-mediated inhibition delays the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Brain. 2020 Mar 1;143(3):800-810. doi: 10.1093/brain/awaa034. PMID: 32203578.

Dargaei Z, Bang JY, Mahadevan V, Khademullah CS, Bedard S, Parfitt GM, Kim JC, Woodin MA. Restoring GABAergic inhibition rescues memory deficits in a Huntington's disease mouse model. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Feb 13;115(7):E1618-E1626. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1716871115. Epub 2018 Jan 30. PMID: 29382760; PMCID: PMC5816181.

Mahadevan V, Khademullah CS, Dargaei Z, Chevrier J, Uvarov P, Kwan J, Bagshaw RD, Pawson T, Emili A, De Koninck Y, Anggono V, Airaksinen M, Woodin MA. Native KCC2 interactome reveals PACSIN1 as a critical regulator of synaptic inhibition. Elife. 2017 Oct 13;6:e28270. doi: 10.7554/eLife.28270. PMID: 29028184; PMCID: PMC5640428.

Pressey JC, Mahadevan V, Khademullah CS, Dargaei Z, Chevrier J, Ye W, Huang M, Chauhan AK, Meas SJ, Uvarov P, Airaksinen MS, Woodin MA. A kainate receptor subunit promotes the recycling of the neuron-specific K+-Cl- co-transporter KCC2 in hippocampal neurons. J Biol Chem. 2017 Apr 14;292(15):6190-6201. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.767236. Epub 2017 Feb 24. PMID: 28235805; PMCID: PMC5391750.

Aqrabawi AJ, Browne CJ, Dargaei Z, Garand D, Khademullah CS, Woodin MA, Kim JC. Top-down modulation of olfactory-guided behaviours by the anterior olfactory nucleus pars medialis and ventral hippocampus. Nat Commun. 2016 Dec 22;7:13721. doi: 10.1038/ncomms13721. PMID: 28004701; PMCID: PMC5192165.

Khademullah CS, Ferguson AV. Depolarizing actions of hydrogen sulfide on hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus neurons. PLoS One. 2013 May 17;8(5):e64495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064495. PMID: 23691233; PMCID: PMC3656899.