Asit Kumar

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
School of Medicine
University of Maryland
E-mail: asitkumar14@gmail.com

Fields of interest:

Brain aging, neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation.

Recent publications:

“MicroRNA-26a modulates microglia-mediated immune response by targeting activating transcription factor 2”, in Journal of Neurochemistry. Asit Kumar, Harsharan Singh Bhatia, Antonio Carlos Pinheiro de Oliveira, Bernd L. Fiebich. 2015

“Inhibition of neuroinflammation by thymoquinone requires activation of Nrf2/ARE signaling”, in International Immunopharmacology. Ravikanth Velagapudia*, Asit Kumar*, Harsharan S. Bhatia, Abdelmeneim El-Bakoush, Izabela Lepiarz, Bernd L. Fiebich, Olumayokun A. Olajide. 2017

“Microglial-derived microparticles mediate neuroinflammation after traumatic brain injury”, in Journal of Neuroinflammation. Alok Kumar, Bogdan A. Stoica, David J. Loane, Ming Yang, Gelareh Abulwerdi, Niaz Khan, Asit Kumar, Stephen R.Thom and Alan I. Faden. 2017

“Histone deacetylase inhibitors valproic acid and sodium butyrate enhance prostaglandins release in lipopolysaccharide activated primary microglia”, in Neuroscience. Vikramjeet Singh, Harsharan Singh Bhatia, Asit Kumar, Antonio Carlos Pinheiro de Oliveira, Bernd L Fiebich. 2014

“Controlled type II diabetes mellitus has no major influence on platelet micro-RNA expression. Results from micro-array profiling in a cohort of 60 patients”, in Thrombosis and Haemostasis . C Stratz, T Nührenberg, B L Fiebich, M Amann, A Kumar, H Binder, I Hoffmann, C Valina, W Hochholzer, D Trenk, F-J Neumann. 2013

“Punicalagin inhibits neuroinflammation and activates Nrf2-mediated heme oxygenase-1 in the microglia”, in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. Olumayokun A Olajide, Asit Kumar, Ravikanth Velagapudi, Uchechukwu P Okorji, Bernd L Fiebich. 2014