Pena CJ, Kronman HG, Cates HM, Bagot RC, Purushothaman I, Walker DM, Issler O, Loh, E, Leong T, Goodman E, Kiraly DD, Neve R, Shen L, Nestler EJ. OTX2 in ventral tegmental area controls lifelong susceptibility to stress. Science. 2017 Jun 16;356(6343):1185-1188.

Murrough JW, Wade E, Sayed S, Ahle G, Kiraly DD, Welch A, Collins KA, Soleimani L, Iosifescu DV, Charney DS. Dextromethorphan/quinidine pharmacotherapy in patients with treatment resistant depression: A proof of concept clinical trial. J Affect Disord. 2017 Aug 15;218:277-283.

Miller MB, Yan Y, Machida K, Kiraly DD, Levy AD, Wu YI, Lam TT, Abbott T, Koleske AJ, Eipper BA, Mains RE. Brain Region and Isoform-Specific Phosphorylation Alters Kalirin SH2 Domain Interaction Sites and Calpain Sensitivity. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2017 Apr 25

Kiraly DD, Horn SR, Van Dam NT, Costi S, Schwartz J, Kim-Schulze, Patel M, Hodes GE, Russo SJ, Merad M, Iosifescu DV, Charney DS, Murrough JW. Altered cytokine profiles in treatment-resistant depression – response to ketamine and prediction of treatment outcome. Translational Psychiatry. 2017 Mar 21;7(3):e1065

Kiraly DD#, Walker DM, Calipari ES, Labonte B, Issler O, Pena CJ, Ribeiro E, Russo SJ, Nestler EJ. Alterations of the Host Microbiome Affect Behavioral Responses to Cocaine. Scientific Reports. 2016 Oct 18;6:35455.
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Kiraly DD#, Sher L. Low testosterone in a young combat veteran with dual diagnosis and suicidal behavior: a case study. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2015 May;27(2):235-7.

Kiraly DD#, Sher L. Suicidal behavior in a medical professional with comorbid depression and substance use disorder: an educational case report. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2015 May;27(2):231-3.

Kiraly DD, Nemirovsky NE, LaRese TP, Tomek SE, Yahn SL, Olive MF, Eipper BA, Mains RE. Constitutive knockout of Kalirin-7 leads to increased rates of cocaine self- administration. Mol Pharmacol. 2013 Oct;84(4):582-90. 

Eipper-Mains JE, Kiraly DD, Duff MO, Horowitz MJ, McManus CJ, Eipper BA, Graveley BR, Mains RE. Effects of Cocaine and Withdrawal on the Mouse Nucleus Accumbens Transcriptome. Genes, Brain and Behavior. 2013 Feb 12(1):21-33.

Olausson P, Kiraly DD, Gourley SL, Taylor JR. Persistent effects of prior chronic exposure to corticosterone on reward-related learning and motivation in rodents. Psychopharmacology. 2013 Feb;225(3):569-77

Mazzone CM, Larese TP, Kiraly DD, Eipper BA, Mains RE. Ovariectomy and estrogen replacement in Kalirin-7 knockout mice reveals complex interplay between hormone levels and genotype in behavior and biochemistry. Mol Pharmacol. 2012 Dec 82(6):1241-9.

Lemtiri-Chlieh F, Zhao L, Kiraly DD, Eipper BA, Mains RE, Levine ES. Kalirin-7 is necessary for normal NMDA receptor-dependent synaptic plasticity. BMC Neurosci. 2011 Dec 19;12:126.

Kiraly DD, Lemtiri-Chlieh F, Levine ES, Mains RE, Eipper BA. Kalirin Binds the NR2B Subunit of the NMDA Receptor, Altering Its Synaptic Localization and Function. J Neurosci. 2011, 31:12554-12565.

Eipper-Mains JE, Kiraly DD, Palakodeti D, Mains RE, Eipper BA, Graveley BR. microRNA-Seq reveals cocaine-regulated expression of striatal microRNAs. RNA. 2011,17:1529-1543.

Kiraly DD, Stone KL, Colangelo CM, Abbott T, Wang Y, Mains RE, Eipper BA. Identification of kalirin-7 as a potential post-synaptic density signaling hub. J Proteome Res. 2011, 10:2828-2841.

Mains RE, Kiraly DD, Eipper-Mains JE, Ma X, Eipper BA. Kalrn promoter usage and isoform expression respond to chronic cocaine exposure. BMC Neurosci. 2011, 17;12:20.

Kiraly DD*, Ma XM*, Mazzone CM, Xin X, Mains RE, Eipper BA. Behavioral and morphological responses to cocaine require kalirin7. Biol Psychiatry. 2010, 68:249-255.

Kiraly DD**, Eipper-Mains JE**, Mains RE, Eipper BA. Synaptic plasticity, a symphony in GEF. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2010, 1:348-365. Review.

Ma XM**, Kiraly DD**, Gaier ED, Wang Y, Kim EJ, Levine ES, Eipper BA, Mains RE.  Kalirin-7 is required for synaptic structure and function. J Neurosci. 2008, Nov 19;28(47):12368-82.
            ** Equally contributing authors

Gourley SL, Kiraly DD, Howell JL, Olausson P, Taylor JR. Acute hippocampal BDNF restores motivational and forced swim performance after corticosterone. Biol Psychiatry. 2008, Nov 15; 64 (10):884-90.

Gourley SL, Wu FJ, Kiraly DD, Ploski JE, Kedves AT, Duman RS, Taylor JR. Regionally specific regulation of ERK MAP kinase in a model of antidepressant-sensitive chronic depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2008, Feb 15;63(4):353-9.

Lynch WJ, Kiraly DD, Caldarone BJ, Picciotto MR, Taylor JR. Effect of cocaine self-administration on striatal PKA-regulated signaling in male and female rats. Psychopharmacology. 2007, Apr 191(2):263-71.


NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2017

Chief Resident for Research, 2015 - 2017

ACNP Memorial Travel Award, 2016

Seaver Autism Center Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016

NIMH Brain Camp Awardee, 2016

Society for Neuroscience “Hot Topic” Presentation, 2016

Mount Sinai MSTP Junior Mentor, 2016

Leon Levy Foundation Fellowship in Neuroscience, 2015

NIMH Outstanding Resident Award Program Travel Fellowship, 2015

Bloomberg Award UConn School of Medicine for excellence in Psychiatry, 2013

Ruth Kirchstein National Research Service Award Fellowship, 2010

NIMH Travel Award to NIMH MD-PhD Student Conference in Neuroscience and Psychiatry, 2008

UCHC Annual Neuroscience Symposium - Outstanding Scientific Presentation, 2008

Phi Beta Kappa, 2003

βββ Biological Honor Society, 2002

Nous Kai Sofia Neuroscience Honor Society, 2002

Drew University Presidential Scholar, 1999