Ben Rakela, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

The Clustered Gamma Protocadherin Pcdh?c4 Isoform Regulates Cortical Interneuron Programmed Cell Death in the Mouse Cortex.

bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology

Mancia Leon WR, Steffen DM, Dale-Huang F, Rakela B, Breevoort A, Romero-Rodriguez R, Hasenstaub AR, Stryker MP, Weiner JA, Alvarez-Buylla A

Clustered gamma-protocadherins regulate cortical interneuron programmed cell death.


Mancia Leon WR, Spatazza J, Rakela B, Chatterjee A, Pande V, Maniatis T, Hasenstaub AR, Stryker MP, Alvarez-Buylla A

Transplanted Cells Are Essential for the Induction But Not the Expression of Cortical Plasticity.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Hoseini MS, Rakela B, Flores-Ramirez Q, Hasenstaub AR, Alvarez-Buylla A, Stryker MP

Vesicular GABA Transporter Is Necessary for Transplant-Induced Critical Period Plasticity in Mouse Visual Cortex.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Priya R, Rakela B, Kaneko M, Spatazza J, Larimer P, Hoseini MS, Hasenstaub AR, Alvarez-Buylla A, Stryker MP

Profiles of extracellular miRNA in cerebrospinal fluid and serum from patients with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases correlate with disease status and features of pathology.

PloS one

Burgos K, Malenica I, Metpally R, Courtright A, Rakela B, Beach T, Shill H, Adler C, Sabbagh M, Villa S, Tembe W, Craig D, Van Keuren-Jensen K

Neuropsychological profiles of victims of financial elder exploitation at the los angeles county elder abuse forensic center.

Journal of elder abuse & neglect

Wood S, Rakela B, Liu PJ, Navarro AE, Bernatz S, Wilber KH, Allen R, Homeier D, Homier D

Synchronous and asynchronous modes of synaptic transmission utilize different calcium sources.


Wen H, Hubbard JM, Rakela B, Linhoff MW, Mandel G, Brehm P