Souhel Najjar, MD



1. Najjar, S; Pearlman, D M; Devinsky, O; Najjar, A; Zagzag, D. "Major depressive disorder and neurovascular unit dysfunction with blood-brain barrier hyperpermeability: A critical analysis of human and experimental data". Neurology, psychiatry, & brain research. 2014; 20: 18 (#853742)
2. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M. "Neuroinflammation and white matter pathology in schizophrenia: systematic review". Schizophrenia research. 2014; 50 (#1050662)
3. Pearlman, Daniel M; Brown, Jeremiah R; MacKenzie, Todd A; Hernandez, Felix Jr; Najjar, Souhel. "Blood Levels of S-100 Calcium-Binding Protein B, High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein, and Interleukin-6 for Changes in Depressive Symptom Severity after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Prospective Cohort Nested within a Randomized, Controlled Trial". PLoS one. 2014; 9: e111110 (#1315382)
4. Pearlman, Daniel M; Najjar, Souhel. "Meta-analysis of the association between N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antibodies and schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder". Schizophrenia research. 2014; 2173 (#1030552)
5. Pearlman, Daniel M; Najjar, Souhel. "Neuroinflammation Versus Decreased Zif268 mRNA Expression as Causal Mediators of Decreased GAD67 mRNA Expression Within Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Schizophrenia". American journal of psychiatry. 2014; 171: 1117 (#1283002)
6. Pearlman, Daniel M; Vora, Haily S; Marquis, Brian G; Najjar, Souhel; Dudley, Lauren A. "Anti-basal ganglia antibodies in primary obsessive-compulsive disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis". British journal of psychiatry. 2014; 205: 8 (#1065792)
7. Devinsky, Orrin; Schein, Adam; Najjar, Souhel. "Epilepsy associated with systemic autoimmune disorders". Epilepsy currents. 2013; 13: 62 (#335662)
8. Devinsky, Orrin; Vezzani, Annamaria; Najjar, Souhel; De Lanerolle, Nihal C; Rogawski, Michael A. "Glia and epilepsy: excitability and inflammation". Trends in neurosciences. 2013; 7779 (#214212)
9. Dilsiz, P; Ruppe, V; Weiner, H; Shoshkes, Reiss C; Najjar, S; French, J; Devinsky, O; Talos, D M. "Evidence of increased neuroinflammation in human tuberous sclerosis complex potential implications for neurological dysfunction". Epilepsy currents. 2013; 13: 347 (#612732)
10. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Alper, Kenneth; Najjar, Amanda; Devinsky, Orrin. "Neuroinflammation and psychiatric illness". Journal of neuroinflammation. 2013; 10: 43 (#301282)
11. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Zagzag, David. "Neurovascular unit dysfunction with blood-brain barrier hyperpermeability contributes to major depressive disorder: a review of clinical and experimental evidence". Journal of neuroinflammation. 2013; 10: 142 (#681072)
12. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel M; Hirsch, Scott; Friedman, Kent; Strange, John; Reidy, Jason; Khoukaz, Maya; Ferrell, Richard B; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Zagzag, David. "Brain Biopsy Findings Link Major Depressive Disorder to Neuroinflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Neurovascular Dysfunction: A Case Report". Biological psychiatry. 2013; 611 (#688022)
13. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Amanda; Nadkarni, Siddhartha; Butler, Tracy; Zagzag, David. "Neuropsychiatric Autoimmune Encephalitis without VGKC-Complex, NMDAR, and GAD Autoantibodies: Case Report and Literature Review". Cognitive & behavioral neurology. 2013; 26: 36 (#271382)
14. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Zagzag, David; Golfinos, John; Devinsky, Orrin. "Glutamic Acid decarboxylase autoantibody syndrome presenting as schizophrenia". Neurologist. 2012; 18: 88 (#158282)
15. Devinsky, Orrin; Najjar, Souhel. "Classifying seizures and epilepsies: limits of science and semantics". Epilepsy currents. 2011; 11: 141 (#139494)
16. Najjar S; Pearlman D; Najjar A; Ghiasian V; Zagzag D; Devinsky O. "Extralimbic autoimmune encephalitis associated with glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies: An underdiagnosed entity?". Epilepsy & behavior. 2011; 21: 306 (#134074)
17. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Miller, Douglas C; Devinsky, Orrin. "Refractory epilepsy associated with microglial activation". Neurologist. 2011; 17: 249 (#137008)
18. Najjar, Souhel; Pearlman, Daniel; Zagzag, David; Devinsky, Orrin. "Spontaneously resolving seronegative autoimmune limbic encephalitis". Cognitive & behavioral neurology. 2011; 24: 99 (#134726)
19. Puoti, G; Nigro, M; Chen, S; Cali, I; Cracco, L; Blevins, J; Najjar, S; Hamilton, RL; Gambetti, P. "Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Type-1/2 PrPSc Co-Occurrence in Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Associated With a new Mutation of PRNP". Journal of neuropathology & experimental neurology. 2010; 69: 534 (#111904)
20. Najjar, Souhel; Bernbaum, Melissa; Lai, George; Devinsky, Orrin. "Immunology and epilepsy". Reviews in neurological diseases. 2008; 5: 109 (#91975)
21. Schevon, Catherine A; Carlson, Chad; Zaroff, Charles M; Weiner, Howard J; Doyle, Werner K; Miles, Daniel; Lajoie, Josiane; Kuzniecky, Ruben; Pacia, Steven; Vazquez, Blanca; Luciano, Daniel; Najjar, Souhel; Devinsky, Orrin. "Pediatric language mapping: sensitivity of neurostimulation and Wada testing in epilepsy surgery". Epilepsia. 2007; 48: 539 (#71610)
22. Burneo, Jorge G; Black, Lorie; Martin, Roy; Devinsky, Orrin; Pacia, Steve; Faught, Edward; Vasquez, Blanca; Knowlton, Robert C; Luciano, Daniel; Doyle, Werner; Najjar, Sohuel; Kuzniecky, Ruben I. "Race/ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic status as predictors of outcome after surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy". Archives of neurology. 2006; 63: 1106 (#69045)
23. Siegel, A M; Cascino, G D; Elger, C E; Devinsky, O; Laff, R; Najjar, S; Sperling, M R; LoRusso, G; Cossu, M; Urbach, H; Aronica, E; Meyer, F B; Scheithauer, B W; Dubeau, F; Andermann, F. "Adult-onset epilepsy in focal cortical dysplasia of Taylor type". Neurology. 2005; 64: 1771 (#139500)
24. Yousef, TA; Pacia, SV; Barr, W; Cohen, E; Doyle, W; Devinsky, O; Luciano, D; Vazquez, B; Miles, D; Najjar, S; Kuzniecky, R. "Clinical features of patients with unilateral mesial temporal sclerosis (MTS) with persistent seizures following antero-mesial temporal resection". Epilepsia. 2004; 45: 88 (#49017)
25. Romanelli, Pantaleo; Najjar, Souhel; Weiner, Howard L; Devinsky, Orrin. "Epilepsy surgery in tuberous sclerosis: multistage procedures with bilateral or multilobar foci". Journal of child neurology. 2002; 17: 689 (#34403)
26. Romanelli P; Weiner HL; Najjar S; Devinsky O. "Bilateral resective epilepsy surgery in a child with tuberous sclerosis: case report". Neurosurgery. 2001; 49: 732 (#33905)
27. Bernadette, E; Doyle, W; Devinsky, O; Pacia, S; Vazquez, B; Luciano, D; Najjar, S; Mesad, S; Zupanc, M; Silverberg, A; Rivera, E. "Excellent outcome of surgical treatment for refractory epilepsy associated with extratemporal MRI identified disorders of cortical development". Epilepsia. 1999; 40: 217 (#53861)
28. Devinsky O; Najjar S. "Evidence against the existence of a temporal lobe epilepsy personality syndrome". Neurology. 1999; 53: S13 (#11960)
29. Miller DC; Najjar S; Budzilovich GN. "Neuropathology of AIDS in surgical biopsy specimens". Neurosurgery clinics of North America. 1994; 5: 57 (#13021)

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