Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Laura N. Antar, M.D.

Laura N. Antar, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Areas of Research: mRNA binding proteins, FMRP, OCD, Autism

Professional Interests

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Selected Publications

Antar, LN and Hollander E. “Pyromania.” In: Gabbard’s Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Fifth Ed., 2014 American Psychiatric Publishing, London, England..

Antar, LN and Hollander E.”Immunopsychiatry: Guest Editorial” Psychiatric Annals 2012 42:9 342- 346.

Antar, LN. Ferretti,CJ Hollander, E. “Immune Response and Inflammation in Autism.” Psychiatric Annals 2012 42:9 314-315.

Antar, LN., Hollander E “Case Challenges in Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Guest Editorial” Psychiatric Annals 2012 42:8 284-285.

Antar, L.N. “Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” Case Challenge Psychiatric Annals 2012 42:8 299-301.

Ozinci, Z Kahn, T and Antar, L.N. “Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Co-Morbid Major Depressive Disorder.” Case Challenge Psychiatric Annals 2012 42:8 293-295.

Antar, L.N. “The Human Narrative.” In Review The American Journal of Psychotherapy, 2012.  Antar L.N. and Hollander E “Anxiety Disorders” in Textbook of Suicide Assessment and Management,2nd ed. Robert I Simon and Robert E. Hales editors American Psychiatric Publishing.

Schneeberger, A., Muenzenmaier, K., Abrams, M. S., Antar, L., Rodriguez Leon, S., Ruberman, L., Battaglia, J. Comprehensive Trauma Training Curriculum for Psychiatry Residents. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Mar 1;36(2):136-7.

Dictenberg J.B., Swanger S.A., Antar L.N., Singer R.H., Bassell, G.J. (2008). “A direct role for FMRP in activity-dependent dendritic mRNA transport links filopodial-spine morphogenesis to fragile X syndrome. Dev Cell. Jun;14(6):926-39.

Antar, L.N., Li, C, Zhang, H., Carroll, R.C., Bassell, G.J. (2006). Local functions for FMRP in axon growth cone motility and activity-dependent regulation of filopodia and spine synapses. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2006 May-Jun;32(1-2):37-48.

Antar, L.N. and G.J. Bassell “The means shape the ends: the localization and function of FMRP” in The Molecular Basis of Fragile X Syndrome, Y-J. Sung and R.B. Denman editors Research Signpost, 2005.

Antar, L.N., Dictenberg, J.D., Plociniak, M., Afroz, R. ,Bassell, G.J. (2005) Localization of FMRPassociated mRNA granules and requirement of microtubules for activity-dependent trafficking in hippocampal neurons. Genes, Brain and Behavior 4:6 350-9.

 Antar, L.N., Afroz, R., Dictenberg, J.D., Carroll, R.., Bassell, G.J. (2004). Metabotropic glutamate receptor activation regulates FMRP and Fmr1 mRNA localization differentially in dendrites and at synapses. The Journal of Neuroscience. 24 (11) 2648-2655.—Cited in Science, Editor’s Choice September 10, 2004.

Eom, T., Antar, L.N., Singer, R.H. and Bassell, G.J. (2003) Localization of a β-Actin messenger ribonucleoprotein complex with zip-code-binding protein modulates the density of dendritic filopodia and filopodial synapses. The Journal of Neuroscience. 23 (32): 10433-10444.

Antar, L.N. and G.J. Bassell (2003) Sunrise at the Synapse: The FMRP mRNP shaping the synaptic interface. Neuron. 37:555-558. 

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