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Nuri Farber, MD

Professor, Psychiatry
Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Director, Animal Neuropathology Core Facility     

Specialty Areas

Adult Psychiatry

Areas of Clinical Interest

Adult psychiatry, psychosis, ECT, mental retardation, schizophrenia, major depression, psychopharmacology 

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1993
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1989
Bachelor of Arts: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

High-sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Elevation after Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study.
Duma A, Pal S, Johnston J, Helwani MA, Bhat A, Gill B, Rosenkvist J, Cartmill C, Brown F, Miller JP, Scott MG, Sanchez-Conde F, Jarvis M, Farber NB, Zorumski CF, Conway C, Nagele P
Anesthesiology. 2017 Apr; 126(4)643-652. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001531.

PMID:
    28166110
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dexmedetomidine protects against glucocorticoid induced progenitor cell apoptosis in neonatal mouse cerebellum.
O'Connor SD, Cabrera OH, Dougherty JD, Singh S, Swiney BS, Salinas-Contreras P, Farber NB, Noguchi KK
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017 Sep; 30(18)2156-2162. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2016.1241763.

PMID:
    27677376
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ninety-six hour ketamine infusion with co-administered clonidine for treatment-resistant depression: A pilot randomised controlled trial.
Lenze EJ, Farber NB, Kharasch E, Schweiger J, Yingling M, Olney J, Newcomer JW
World J Biol Psychiatry. 2016 Apr; 17(3)230-8. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2016.1142607.

PMID:
    26919405
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hedgehog regulates cerebellar progenitor cell and medulloblastoma apoptosis.
Noguchi KK, Cabrera OH, Swiney BS, Salinas-Contreras P, Smith JK, Farber NB
Neurobiol Dis. 2015 Nov; 8335-43. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2015.08.020.

PMID:
    26319366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lithium protects against glucocorticoid induced neural progenitor cell apoptosis in the developing cerebellum.
Cabrera O, Dougherty J, Singh S, Swiney BS, Farber NB, Noguchi KK
Brain Res. 2014 Jan 30; 154554-63. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.12.014.

PMID:
    24361977
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Alcohol-induced apoptosis of oligodendrocytes in the fetal macaque brain.
Creeley CE, Dikranian KT, Johnson SA, Farber NB, Olney JW
Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2013 Jun 12; 123. doi: 10.1186/2051-5960-1-23.

PMID:
    24252271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The use of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus and catatonia.
Mon T, L'ecuyer S, Farber NB, White AJ, Baszis KW, Hearn JK, Spiegel TE, French AR, Kitcharoensakkul M
Lupus. 2012 Dec; 21(14)1575-81. doi: 10.1177/0961203312464803.

PMID:
    23161578
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bone marrow transplantation increases efficacy of central nervous system-directed enzyme replacement therapy in the murine model of globoid cell leukodystrophy.
Qin EY, Hawkins-Salsbury JA, Jiang X, Reddy AS, Farber NB, Ory DS, Sands MS
Mol Genet Metab. 2012 Sep; 107(1-2)186-96. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2012.05.021.

PMID:
    22704480
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term Effects of Multiple Glucocorticoid Exposures in Neonatal Mice.
Maloney SE, Noguchi KK, Wozniak DF, Fowler SC, Farber NB
Behav Sci (Basel). 2011 Dec 30; 1(1)4-30. doi: 10.3390/behavsci1010004.

PMID:
    22375274
    [PubMed]
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Propylene glycol produces excessive apoptosis in the developing mouse brain, alone and in combination with phenobarbital.
Lau K, Swiney BS, Reeves N, Noguchi KK, Farber NB
Pediatr Res. 2012 Jan; 71(1)54-62. doi: 10.1038/pr.2011.12.

PMID:
    22289851
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bone Marrow Transplantation Alters the Tremor Phenotype in the Murine Model of Globoid-Cell Leukodystrophy.
Reddy AS, Wozniak DF, Farber NB, Dearborn JT, Fowler SC, Sands MS
J Clin Med. 2012 Jan 19; 1(1)1-14. doi: 10.3390/jcm1010001.

PMID:
    24013457
    [PubMed]
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Glucocorticoid receptor stimulation and the regulation of neonatal cerebellar neural progenitor cell apoptosis.
Noguchi KK, Lau K, Smith DJ, Swiney BS, Farber NB
Neurobiol Dis. 2011 Aug; 43(2)356-63. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2011.04.004.

PMID:
    21530661
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Behavioral consequences of NMDA antagonist-induced neuroapoptosis in the infant mouse brain.
Yuede CM, Wozniak DF, Creeley CE, Taylor GT, Olney JW, Farber NB
PLoS One. 2010 Jun 29; 5(6)e11374. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011374.

PMID:
    20613880
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Alcohol-induced neuroapoptosis in the fetal macaque brain.
Farber NB, Creeley CE, Olney JW
Neurobiol Dis. 2010 Oct; 40(1)200-6. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2010.05.025.

PMID:
    20580929
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High dose magnesium sulfate exposure induces apoptotic cell death in the developing neonatal mouse brain.
Dribben WH, Creeley CE, Wang HH, Smith DJ, Farber NB, Olney JW
Neonatology. 2009; 96(1)23-32. doi: 10.1159/000201327.

PMID:
    19204407
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) produces widespread apoptosis in the developing central nervous system.
Hanslick JL, Lau K, Noguchi KK, Olney JW, Zorumski CF, Mennerick S, Farber NB
Neurobiol Dis. 2009 Apr; 34(1)1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2008.11.006.

PMID:
    19100327
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute neonatal glucocorticoid exposure produces selective and rapid cerebellar neural progenitor cell apoptotic death.
Noguchi KK, Walls KC, Wozniak DF, Olney JW, Roth KA, Farber NB
Cell Death Differ. 2008 Oct; 15(10)1582-92. doi: 10.1038/cdd.2008.97.

PMID:
    18600230
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Donepezil markedly potentiates memantine neurotoxicity in the adult rat brain.
Creeley CE, Wozniak DF, Nardi A, Farber NB, Olney JW
Neurobiol Aging. 2008 Feb; 29(2)153-67.

PMID:
    17112636
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute D2/D3 dopaminergic agonism but chronic D2/D3 antagonism prevents NMDA antagonist neurotoxicity.
Farber NB, Nemmers B, Noguchi KK
Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Sep 15; 60(6)630-8.

PMID:
    16616728
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Age has a similar influence on the susceptibility to NMDA antagonist-induced neurodegeneration in most brain regions.
Noguchi KK, Nemmers B, Farber NB
Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 2005 Aug 8; 158(1-2)82-91.

PMID:
    16038987
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

The use of ketamine for treatment resistant depression; the ability of neuroactive chemicals/compounds, prescribed drugs, and abused drugs to injure/kill neurons and glia in the central nervous system