Sung Han

Assistant Professor

Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Publications

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Campos, C.A., Bowen, A.J., Han, S., Wisse, B.E., Palmiter, R.D., Schwartz, M.W. Cancer-induced anorexia and malaise are mediated by CGRP neurons in the parabrachial nucleus. (2017) Nature Neuroscience. 20(7):934-942. DOI: 10.1038/nn.4574

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Rubinstein, M.*, Han, S.*, Tai, C., Westenbroek, R.E., Hunker, A., Scheuer, T., Catterall, W.A. Dissecting the phenotypes of Dravet syndrome by gene deletion. (2015) Brain : A Journal of Neurology. 138(Pt 8):2219-33. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awv142

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Han, S., Soleiman, M.T., Soden, M.E., Zweifel, L.S., Palmiter, R.D. Elucidating an Affective Pain Circuit that Creates a Threat Memory. (2015) Cell. 162(2):363-374. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.05.057

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Carter, M.E., Han, S., Palmiter, R.D. Parabrachial calcitonin gene-related peptide neurons mediate conditioned taste aversion. (2015) Journal of Neuroscience. 35(11):4582-6. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3729-14.2015

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Han, S., Tai, C., Jones, C.J., Scheuer, T., Catterall, W.A. Enhancement of inhibitory neurotransmission by GABAA receptors having α2,3-subunits ameliorates behavioral deficits in a mouse model of autism. (2014) Neuron. 81(6):1282-1289. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.01.016

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Han, S., Tai, C., Westenbroek, R.E., Yu, F.H., Cheah, C.S., Potter, G.B., Rubenstein, J.L., Scheuer, T., de la Iglesia, H.O., Catterall, W.A. Autistic-like behaviour in Scn1a+/- mice and rescue by enhanced GABA-mediated neurotransmission. (2012) Nature. 489(7416):385-90. DOI: 10.1038/nature11356

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Han, S., Yu, F.H., Schwartz, M.D., Linton, J.D., Bosma, M.M., Hurley, J.B., Catterall, W.A., de la Iglesia, H.O. Na(V)1.1 channels are critical for intercellular communication in the suprachiasmatic nucleus and for normal circadian rhythms. (2012) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109(6):E368-77. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1115729109

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Eckel-Mahan, K.L., Phan, T., Han, S., Wang, H., Chan, G.C., Scheiner, Z.S., Storm, D.R. Circadian oscillation of hippocampal MAPK activity and cAmp: implications for memory persistence. (2008) Nature Neuroscience. 11(9):1074-82.

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Han, S., Kim, T.D., Ha, D.C., Kim, K.T. Rhythmic expression of adenylyl cyclase VI contributes to the differential regulation of serotonin N-acetyltransferase by bradykinin in rat pineal glands. (2005) Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280(46):38228-34. DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M508130200

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Education

BS, Genetic Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea
MS, Neuroscience, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
PhD, Neurobiology & Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle


Awards & Honors

  • 2016 SFARI Bridge to Independence Award
  • 2015 Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2012 KBRI Postdoctoral Research Award
  • 2005 Korea Research Foundation Research Grant