Kafui Dzirasa

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K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor

Appointments and Affiliations

  • K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Professor in Neurobiology, without tenure
  • Associate Professor in Neurosurgery
  • Investigator in the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: Bryan Research Bldg, Room 361, Durham, NC 27710
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-7371
  • Email Address: kafui.dzirasa@duke.edu

Education:

  • Duke University School of Medicine, 2016
  • M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2009
  • Ph.D. Duke University, 2007

Courses Taught:

  • NEUROBIO 393: Research Independent Study
  • NEUROBIO 793: Research in Neurobiology
  • NEUROSCI 493: Research Independent Study 1
  • NEUROSCI 494: Research Independent Study 2
  • NEUROSCI 495: Research Independent Study 3
  • PSY 393: Research Independent Study
  • PSY 394: Research Independent Study

Representative Publications:

  • Grossman, Y; Dzirasa, K, Is depression a disorder of electrical brain networks?, Neuropsychopharmacology, vol 45 no. 1 (2020), pp. 230-231 [10.1038/s41386-019-0511-8] [abs].
  • Hish, AJ; Nagy, GA; Fang, CM; Kelley, L; Nicchitta, CV; Dzirasa, K; Rosenthal, MZ, Applying the Stress Process Model to Stress-Burnout and Stress-Depression Relationships in Biomedical Doctoral Students: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study., Cbe Life Sciences Education, vol 18 no. 4 (2019) [10.1187/cbe.19-03-0060] [abs].
  • Jiang-Xie, L-F; Yin, L; Zhao, S; Prevosto, V; Han, B-X; Dzirasa, K; Wang, F, A Common Neuroendocrine Substrate for Diverse General Anesthetics and Sleep., Neuron, vol 102 no. 5 (2019), pp. 1053-1065.e4 [10.1016/j.neuron.2019.03.033] [abs].
  • Nagy, GA; Fang, CM; Hish, AJ; Kelly, L; Nicchitta, CV; Dzirasa, K; Rosenthal, MZ, Burnout and Mental Health Problems in Biomedical Doctoral Students., Cbe Life Sciences Education, vol 18 no. 2 (2019) [10.1187/cbe.18-09-0198] [abs].
  • Hultman, R; Ulrich, K; Sachs, BD; Blount, C; Carlson, DE; Ndubuizu, N; Bagot, RC; Parise, EM; Vu, M-AT; Gallagher, NM; Wang, J; Silva, AJ; Deisseroth, K; Mague, SD; Caron, MG; Nestler, EJ; Carin, L; Dzirasa, K, Brain-wide Electrical Spatiotemporal Dynamics Encode Depression Vulnerability., Cell, vol 173 no. 1 (2018), pp. 166-180.e14 [10.1016/j.cell.2018.02.012] [abs].