Farahnaz Sananbenesi
Genome Dynamics in Neurodegenerative Diseases
Dr. Farahnaz Sananbenesi
Group leader
Von-Siebold-Str. 3
37075  Göttingen

 +49 551 39-61213


The complete list of publications is found here.

Beata Stepniak, Anne Kästner, Giulia Poggi, Marina Mitjans, Martin Begemann, Annette Hartmann, Sandra Van der Auwera, Farahnaz Sananbenesi, Dilja Krueger-Burg, Gabriela Matuszko, Cornelia Brosi, Georg Homuth, Henry Völzke, Fritz Benseler, Claudia Bagni, Utz Fischer, Alexander Dityatev, Hans-Jörgen Grabe, Dan Rujescu, Andre Fischer, Hannelore Ehrenreich. Accumulated common variants in the broader fragile X gene family modulate autistic phenotypes. EMBO Molecular Medicine. 2015 Nov 30; 7:1565-1579. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201505696
Farahnaz Sananbenesi, Andre Fischer. Remodeling the susceptibility to stress-induced depression. Nature Medicine. 2015 Oct 06; 21:1125-1126. doi: 10.1038/nm.3970
Sanaz Bahari-Javan, Andrea Maddalena, Cemil Kerimoglu, Jessica Wittnam, Torsten Held, Mathias Bähr, Susanne Burkhardt, Ivanna Delalle, Sebastian Kügler, Andre Fischer, Farahnaz Sananbenesi. HDAC1 regulates fear extinction in mice. Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Apr 10; 32:5062-5073. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0079-12.2012
Peleg S*, Sananbenesi F*, Zovoilis A*, Burkhardt S, Bahari-Javan S, Agis-Balboa, RC, Cota P, Wittnam JL, Gogol-Doering A, Opitz L, Salinas-Riester G, Dettenhoffer M, Farinelli L, Chen W, Fischer A (*equal contribution). Altered histone H4 lysine 12 acetylation is associated with age-dependent memory impairment in mice. Science. 2010 Jan 01; 328:753.
Roberto Carlos Agis-Balboa, Dario Arcos-Diaz, Jessica Wittnam, Nambirajan Govindarajan, Kim Blom, Susanne Burkhardt, Ulla Haladyniak, Hope Yao Agbemenyah, Athanasios Zovoilis, Gabriella Salinas-Riester, Lennart Opitz, Farahnaz Sananbenesi, Andre Fischer. A hippocampal insulin-growth factor 2 pathway regulates the extinction of fear memories. EMBO Journal. 2011 Oct 04; 30:4071-4083. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2011.293
Fischer A, Sananbenesi F, Wang X, Dobbin M, Tsai LH. Recovery of learning and memory is associated with chromatin remodeling. Nature. 2007 Jan 01; 447:178-82.


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