Eiman Azim

Assistant Professor

Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory

William Scandling Developmental Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Publications

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2020

Thanawalla, A.R., Chen, A.I., Azim, E. The cerebellar nuclei and dexterous limb movements. (2020) Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.06.046

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2019

Azim, E., Seki, K. Gain control in the sensorimotor system. (2019) Current Opinion in Physiology. 8:177-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.cophys.2019.03.005

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2018

Tuthill, J.C., Azim, E. Proprioception. (2018) Current Biology. 28(5):R194-R203. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.01.064

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2016

Kishi, N., MacDonald, J.L., Ye, J., Molyneaux, B.J., Azim, E., Macklis, J.D. Reduction of aberrant NF-κB signalling ameliorates Rett syndrome phenotypes in Mecp2-null mice. (2016) Nature Communications. 7:10520. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10520

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2015

Azim, E., Alstermark, B. Skilled forelimb movements and internal copy motor circuits. (2015) Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 33:16-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2014.12.009

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Jiang, J., Azim, E., Ekerot, C.F., Alstermark, B. Direct and indirect spino-cerebellar pathways: shared ideas but different functions in motor control. (2015) Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 9:75. DOI: 10.3389/fncom.2015.00075

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2014

Azim, E. Neuroscience. Shortcuts and checkpoints on the road to skilled movement. (2014) Science. 346(6209):554-5. DOI: 10.1126/science.1260778


Fink, A.J., Croce, K.R., Huang, Z.J., Abbott, L.F., Jessell, T.M., Azim, E. Presynaptic inhibition of spinal sensory feedback ensures smooth movement. (2014) Nature. 509(7498):43-8. DOI: 10.1038/nature13276

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Azim, E., Jiang, J., Alstermark, B., Jessell, T.M. Skilled reaching relies on a V2a propriospinal internal copy circuit. (2014) Nature. 508(7496):357-63. DOI: 10.1038/nature13021

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Azim, E., Fink, A.J., Jessell, T.M. Internal and External Feedback Circuits for Skilled Forelimb Movement. (2014) Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology. 79:81-92. DOI: 10.1101/sqb.2014.79.024786

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2013

Miri, A., Azim, E., Jessell, T.M. Edging toward entelechy in motor control. (2013) Neuron. 80(3):827-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.10.049

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Cederquist, G.Y., Azim, E., Shnider, S.J., Padmanabhan, H., Macklis, J.D. Lmo4 establishes rostral motor cortex projection neuron subtype diversity. (2013) Journal of Neuroscience. 33(15):6321-32. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5140-12.2013

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Azim, E. Specification of Cortical Projection Neurons: Transcriptional Mechanisms (2013) Patterning and Cell Type Specification in the Developing CNS and PNS Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-397265-1.00098-8

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2009

Azim, E., Jabaudon, D., Fame, R.M., Macklis, J.D. SOX6 controls dorsal progenitor identity and interneuron diversity during neocortical development. (2009) Nature Neuroscience. 12(10):1238-47. DOI: 10.1038/nn.2387

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Azim, E., Shnider, S.J., Cederquist, G.Y., Sohur, U.S., Macklis, J.D. Lmo4 and Clim1 progressively delineate cortical projection neuron subtypes during development. (2009) Cereb. Cortex. 19 Suppl 1:i62-9. DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhp030

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2008

Lai, T., Jabaudon, D., Molyneaux, B.J., Azim, E., Arlotta, P., Menezes, J.R., Macklis, J.D. SOX5 controls the sequential generation of distinct corticofugal neuron subtypes. (2008) Neuron. 57(2):232-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2007.12.023

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2005

Azim, E., Mobbs, D., Jo, B., Menon, V., Reiss, A.L. Sex differences in brain activation elicited by humor. (2005) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102(45):16496-501. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0408456102

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Mobbs, D., Hagan, C.C., Azim, E., Menon, V., Reiss, A.L. Personality predicts activity in reward and emotional regions associated with humor. (2005) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102(45):16502-6. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0408457102

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2003

Mobbs, D., Greicius, M.D., Abddel-Azim, E., Menon, V., Reiss, A.L. Humor modulates the mesolimbic reward centers. (2003) Neuron. 40(5):1041-8. DOI: 10.1016/s0896-6273(03)00751-7

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Education

BS, Biology, Stanford University
BA, Philosophy of Science, Stanford University
PhD, Neuroscience, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University


Affiliations


Awards & Honors

  • McKnight Scholar Award, 2018
  • NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (DP2), 2017
  • Kathryn W. Davis Aging Brain Scholar, 2017
  • Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, 2017
  • Searle Scholar Award, 2017
  • Eppendorf And Science Prize for Neurobiology, 2014
  • K99/R00 Award (NINDS), 2014
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute-Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011
  • Krieg Cortical Scholar Award, 2010
  • Albert J. Ryan Fellow, 2008
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship (NINDS), 2007