Pathak D, Shields LY, Mendelsohn BA, Haddad D, Lin W, Gerencser AA, Kim H, Brand MD, Edwards RH, Nakamura K.  2015.  The role of mitochondrially derived ATP in synaptic vesicle recycling.. J Biol Chem. 290(37):22325-36.
Haddad D, Nakamura K.  2015.  Understanding the susceptibility of dopamine neurons to mitochondrial stressors in Parkinson's disease.. FEBS Lett. 589(24 Pt A):3702-13.
Shields LY, Kim H, Zhu L, Haddad D, Berthet A, Pathak D, Lam M, Ponnusamy R, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Gill TM et al..  2015.  Dynamin-related protein 1 is required for normal mitochondrial bioenergetic and synaptic function in CA1 hippocampal neurons.. Cell Death Dis. 6:e1725.
Berthet A, Margolis EB, Zhang J, Hsieh I, Zhang J, Hnasko TS, Ahmad J, Edwards RH, Sesaki H, Huang EJ et al..  2014.  Loss of mitochondrial fission depletes axonal mitochondria in midbrain dopamine neurons.. J Neurosci. 34(43):14304-17.
Skibinski G, Nakamura K, Cookson MR, Finkbeiner S.  2014.  Mutant LRRK2 toxicity in neurons depends on LRRK2 levels and synuclein but not kinase activity or inclusion bodies.. J Neurosci. 34(2):418-33.
C Spencer I, Baba S, Nakamura K, Hua EA, Sears MAF, Fu C-cheng, Zhang J, Balijepalli S, Tomoda K, Hayashi Y et al..  2014.  Calcium transients closely reflect prolonged action potentials in iPSC models of inherited cardiac arrhythmia.. Stem Cell Reports. 3(2):269-81.
Manzanillo PS, Ayres JS, Watson RO, Collins AC, Souza G, Rae CS, Schneider DS, Nakamura K, Shiloh MU, Cox JS.  2013.  The ubiquitin ligase parkin mediates resistance to intracellular pathogens.. Nature. 501(7468):512-6.
Pathak D, Berthet A, Nakamura K.  2013.  Energy failure: does it contribute to neurodegeneration? Ann Neurol. 74(4):506-16.
Ho L, Titus ASam, Banerjee KKr, George S, Lin W, Deota S, Saha AK, Nakamura K, Gut P, Verdin E et al..  2013.  SIRT4 regulates ATP homeostasis and mediates a retrograde signaling via AMPK.. Aging (Albany NY). 5(11):835-49.
Nakamura K.  2013.  α-Synuclein and mitochondria: partners in crime? Neurotherapeutics. 10(3):391-9.
Itoh K, Nakamura K, Iijima M, Sesaki H.  2013.  Mitochondrial dynamics in neurodegeneration.. Trends Cell Biol. 23(2):64-71.
Hertz NT, Berthet A, Sos ML, Thorn KS, Burlingame AL, Nakamura K, Shokat KM.  2013.  A neo-substrate that amplifies catalytic activity of parkinson's-disease-related kinase PINK1.. Cell. 154(4):737-47.
Yoshida S, Tsutsumi S, Muhlebach G, Sourbier C, Lee M-J, Lee S, Vartholomaiou E, Tatokoro M, Beebe K, Miyajima N et al..  2013.  Molecular chaperone TRAP1 regulates a metabolic switch between mitochondrial respiration and aerobic glycolysis.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110(17):E1604-12.
Nakamura K, Nemani VM, Azarbal F, Skibinski G, Levy JM, Egami K, Munishkina L, Zhang J, Gardner B, Wakabayashi J et al..  2011.  Direct membrane association drives mitochondrial fission by the Parkinson disease-associated protein alpha-synuclein.. J Biol Chem. 286(23):20710-26.
Nemani VM, Lu W, Berge V, Nakamura K, Onoa B, Lee MK, Chaudhry FA, Nicoll RA, Edwards RH.  2010.  Increased expression of alpha-synuclein reduces neurotransmitter release by inhibiting synaptic vesicle reclustering after endocytosis.. Neuron. 65(1):66-79.
Fortin DL, Nemani VM, Nakamura K, Edwards RH.  2010.  The behavior of alpha-synuclein in neurons.. Mov Disord. 25 Suppl 1:S21-6.
Nakamura K, Salomonis N, Tomoda K, Yamanaka S, Conklin BR.  2009.  G(i)-coupled GPCR signaling controls the formation and organization of human pluripotent colonies.. PLoS One. 4(11):e7780.
Nakamura K, Nemani VM, Wallender EK, Kaehlcke K, Ott M, Edwards RH.  2008.  Optical reporters for the conformation of alpha-synuclein reveal a specific interaction with mitochondria.. J Neurosci. 28(47):12305-17.
Nakamura K, Edwards RH.  2007.  Physiology versus pathology in Parkinson's disease.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(29):11867-8.
Nakamura K, Aminoff MJ.  2007.  Huntington's disease: clinical characteristics, pathogenesis and therapies.. Drugs Today (Barc). 43(2):97-116.
Nakamura K, Christine CW, Starr PA, Marks WJ.  2007.  Effects of unilateral subthalamic and pallidal deep brain stimulation on fine motor functions in Parkinson's disease.. Mov Disord. 22(5):619-26.
Nakamura K, Mukherjee P, Swanson RA.  2004.  Vitamin B12 deficiency.. Arch Neurol. 61(6):960.
Fortin DL, Troyer MD, Nakamura K, Kubo S-ichiro, Anthony MD, Edwards RH.  2004.  Lipid rafts mediate the synaptic localization of alpha-synuclein.. J Neurosci. 24(30):6715-23.
Nakamura K, Roberson ED, Reilly LG, Tsao JW.  2003.  Polyneuropathy following gastric bypass surgery.. Am J Med. 115(8):679-80.
Kang UJung, Nakamura K.  2003.  Potential of gene therapy for pediatric neurotransmitter diseases: lessons from Parkinson's disease.. Ann Neurol. 54 Suppl 6:S103-9.
Nakamura K, Bindokas VP, Kowlessur D, Elas M, Milstien S, Marks JD, Halpern HJ, Kang UJ.  2001.  Tetrahydrobiopterin scavenges superoxide in dopaminergic neurons.. J Biol Chem. 276(37):34402-7.
Nakamura K, Won L, Heller A, Kang UJ.  2000.  Preferential resistance of dopaminergic neurons to glutathione depletion in a reconstituted nigrostriatal system.. Brain Res. 873(2):203-11.
Nakamura K, Bindokas VP, Marks JD, Wright DA, Frim DM, Miller RJ, Kang UJ.  2000.  The selective toxicity of 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium to dopaminergic neurons: the role of mitochondrial complex I and reactive oxygen species revisited.. Mol Pharmacol. 58(2):271-8.
Nakamura K, Wang W, Kang UJ.  1997.  The role of glutathione in dopaminergic neuronal survival.. J Neurochem. 69(5):1850-8.
Nakamura K.  2006.  Medical management of Parkinson's disease. Harrison's Online.
Nakamura K, Kang UJ.  2006.  Trophic factor delivery by gene therapy. Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation. :532-547.

Mendelsohn BA, Bennett NK, Darch MA, Yu K, Nguyen MK, Pucciarelli D, Nelson M, Horlbeck MA, Gilbert LA, Hyun W, Kampmann M, Nakamura JL, Nakamura K. A high-throughput screen of real-time ATP levels in individual cells reveals mechanisms of energy failure. PLoS Biol. 2018 Aug; 16(8):e2004624.

Horlbeck MA, Xu A, Wang M, Bennett NK, Park CY, Bogdanoff D, Adamson B, Chow ED, Kampmann M, Peterson TR, Nakamura K, Fischbach MA, Weissman JS, Gilbert LA. Mapping the Genetic Landscape of Human Cells. Cell. 2018 Aug 09; 174(4):953-967.e22.

Malty RH, Aoki H, Kumar A, Phanse S, Amin S, Zhang Q, Minic Z, Goebels F, Musso G, Wu Z, Abou-Tok H, Meyer M, Deineko V, Kassir S, Sidhu V, Jessulat M, Scott NE, Xiong X, Vlasblom J, Prasad B, Foster LJ, Alberio T, Garavaglia B, Yu H, Bader GD, Nakamura K, Parkinson J, Babu M. A Map of Human Mitochondrial Protein Interactions Linked to Neurodegeneration Reveals New Mechanisms of Redox Homeostasis and NF-?B Signaling. Cell Syst. 2017 Dec 27; 5(6):564-577.e12.

Haddad D, Nakamura K. Understanding the susceptibility of dopamine neurons to mitochondrial stressors in Parkinson's disease. FEBS Lett. 2015 Dec 21; 589(24 Pt A):3702-13.

Pathak D, Shields LY, Mendelsohn BA, Haddad D, Lin W, Gerencser AA, Kim H, Brand MD, Edwards RH, Nakamura K. The role of mitochondrially derived ATP in synaptic vesicle recycling. J Biol Chem. 2015 Sep 11; 290(37):22325-36.

Shields LY, Kim H, Zhu L, Haddad D, Berthet A, Pathak D, Lam M, Ponnusamy R, Diaz-Ramirez LG, Gill TM, Sesaki H, Mucke L, Nakamura K. Dynamin-related protein 1 is required for normal mitochondrial bioenergetic and synaptic function in CA1 hippocampal neurons. Cell Death Dis. 2015 Apr 16; 6:e1725.

Berthet A, Margolis EB, Zhang J, Hsieh I, Zhang J, Hnasko TS, Ahmad J, Edwards RH, Sesaki H, Huang EJ, Nakamura K. Loss of mitochondrial fission depletes axonal mitochondria in midbrain dopamine neurons. J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 22; 34(43):14304-17.

Skibinski G, Nakamura K, Cookson MR, Finkbeiner S. Mutant LRRK2 toxicity in neurons depends on LRRK2 levels and synuclein but not kinase activity or inclusion bodies. J Neurosci. 2014 Jan 08; 34(2):418-33.

Ho L, Titus AS, Banerjee KK, George S, Lin W, Deota S, Saha AK, Nakamura K, Gut P, Verdin E, Kolthur-Seetharam U. SIRT4 regulates ATP homeostasis and mediates a retrograde signaling via AMPK. Aging (Albany NY). 2013 Nov; 5(11):835-49.

Pathak D, Berthet A, Nakamura K. Energy failure: does it contribute to neurodegeneration? Ann Neurol. 2013 Oct; 74(4):506-16.

Manzanillo PS, Ayres JS, Watson RO, Collins AC, Souza G, Rae CS, Schneider DS, Nakamura K, Shiloh MU, Cox JS. The ubiquitin ligase parkin mediates resistance to intracellular pathogens. Nature. 2013 Sep 26; 501(7468):512-6.

Hertz NT, Berthet A, Sos ML, Thorn KS, Burlingame AL, Nakamura K, Shokat KM. A neo-substrate that amplifies catalytic activity of parkinson's-disease-related kinase PINK1. Cell. 2013 Aug 15; 154(4):737-47.

Nakamura K. a-Synuclein and mitochondria: partners in crime? Neurotherapeutics. 2013 Jul; 10(3):391-9.

Yoshida S, Tsutsumi S, Muhlebach G, Sourbier C, Lee MJ, Lee S, Vartholomaiou E, Tatokoro M, Beebe K, Miyajima N, Mohney RP, Chen Y, Hasumi H, Xu W, Fukushima H, Nakamura K, Koga F, Kihara K, Trepel J, Picard D, Neckers L. Molecular chaperone TRAP1 regulates a metabolic switch between mitochondrial respiration and aerobic glycolysis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 23; 110(17):E1604-12.

Itoh K, Nakamura K, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Mitochondrial dynamics in neurodegeneration. Trends Cell Biol. 2013 Feb; 23(2):64-71.

Nakamura K, Nemani VM, Azarbal F, Skibinski G, Levy JM, Egami K, Munishkina L, Zhang J, Gardner B, Wakabayashi J, Sesaki H, Cheng Y, Finkbeiner S, Nussbaum RL, Masliah E, Edwards RH. Direct membrane association drives mitochondrial fission by the Parkinson disease-associated protein alpha-synuclein. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jun 10; 286(23):20710-26.

Nemani VM, Lu W, Berge V, Nakamura K, Onoa B, Lee MK, Chaudhry FA, Nicoll RA, Edwards RH. Increased expression of alpha-synuclein reduces neurotransmitter release by inhibiting synaptic vesicle reclustering after endocytosis. Neuron. 2010 Jan 14; 65(1):66-79.

Fortin DL, Nemani VM, Nakamura K, Edwards RH. The behavior of alpha-synuclein in neurons. Mov Disord. 2010; 25 Suppl 1:S21-6.

Nakamura K, Nemani VM, Wallender EK, Kaehlcke K, Ott M, Edwards RH. Optical reporters for the conformation of alpha-synuclein reveal a specific interaction with mitochondria. J Neurosci. 2008 Nov 19; 28(47):12305-17.

Nakamura K, Christine CW, Starr PA, Marks WJ. Effects of unilateral subthalamic and pallidal deep brain stimulation on fine motor functions in Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2007 Apr 15; 22(5):619-26.

Nakamura K, Aminoff MJ. Huntington's disease: clinical characteristics, pathogenesis and therapies. Drugs Today (Barc). 2007 Feb; 43(2):97-116.

Nakamura K Kang UJ. Textbook of neural repair and rehabilitation (eds Selzer ME, Cohen L, Gage FH, Clarke S and Duncan PW). Trophic factor delivery by gene therapy. 2006; 532-547.

Fortin DL, Troyer MD, Nakamura K, Kubo S, Anthony MD, Edwards RH. Lipid rafts mediate the synaptic localization of alpha-synuclein. J Neurosci. 2004 Jul 28; 24(30):6715-23.

Nakamura K, Mukherjee P, Swanson RA. Vitamin B12 deficiency. Arch Neurol. 2004 Jun; 61(6):960.

Nakamura K, Roberson ED, Reilly LG, Tsao JW. Polyneuropathy following gastric bypass surgery. Am J Med. 2003 Dec 01; 115(8):679-80.

Kang UJ, Nakamura K. Potential of gene therapy for pediatric neurotransmitter diseases: lessons from Parkinson's disease. Ann Neurol. 2003; 54 Suppl 6:S103-9.

Nakamura K, Ahmed M, Barr E, Leiden JM, Kang UJ. The localization and functional contribution of striatal aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase to L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine decarboxylation in rodent parkinsonian models. Cell Transplant. 2000 Sep-Oct; 9(5):567-76.

Nakamura K, Won L, Heller A, Kang UJ. Preferential resistance of dopaminergic neurons to glutathione depletion in a reconstituted nigrostriatal system. Brain Res. 2000 Aug 11; 873(2):203-11.

Nakamura K, Bindokas VP, Marks JD, Wright DA, Frim DM, Miller RJ, Kang UJ. The selective toxicity of 1-methyl-4-phenylpyridinium to dopaminergic neurons: the role of mitochondrial complex I and reactive oxygen species revisited. Mol Pharmacol. 2000 Aug; 58(2):271-8.

Nakamura K, Wright DA, Wiatr T, Kowlessur D, Milstien S, Lei XG, Kang UJ. Preferential resistance of dopaminergic neurons to the toxicity of glutathione depletion is independent of cellular glutathione peroxidase and is mediated by tetrahydrobiopterin. J Neurochem. 2000 Jun; 74(6):2305-14.

Nakamura K, Wang W, Kang UJ. The role of glutathione in dopaminergic neuronal survival. J Neurochem. 1997 Nov; 69(5):1850-8.