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Sharan Paul

Sharan Paul, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Neurology


Academic Office Information

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah, Clinical Neurosciences Center
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Southern California, Institute for Genetic Medicine
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Doctoral Training Gunma University
Gunma University
Graduate Training University of Dhaka
University of Dhaka

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Paul SS, Dibble LE, Olivier GN, Walter C, Duff K, Schaefer SY (2019). Dopamine replacement improves motor learning of an upper extremity task in people with Parkinson disease. Behav Brain Res, 377, 112213.
  2. Brown AS, Meera P, Altindag B, Chopra R, Perkins EM, Paul S, Scoles DR, Tarapore E, Magri J, Huang H, Jackson M, Shakkottai VG, Otis TS, Pulst SM, Atwood SX, Oro AE (2018). MTSS1/Src family kinase dysregulation underlies multiple inherited ataxias. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 115(52), E12407-E12416.
  3. Paul S, Dansithong W, Figueroa KP, Scoles DR, Pulst SM (2018). Staufen1 links RNA stress granules and autophagy in a model of neurodegeneration. Nat Commun, 9(1), 3648.
  4. Pflieger LT, Dansithong W, Paul S, Scoles DR, Figueroa KP, Meera P, Otis TS, Facelli JC, Pulst SM (2017). Gene co-expression network analysis for identifying modules and functionally enriched pathways in SCA2. Hum Mol Genet, 26(16), 3069-3080.
  5. Scoles DR, Meera P, Schneider MD, Paul S, Dansithong W, Figueroa KP, Hung G, Rigo F, Bennett CF, Otis TS, Pulst SM (2017). Antisense oligonucleotide therapy for spinocerebellar ataxia type 2. Nature, 544(7650), 362-366.


  1. Dansithong W, Paul S, Pulst SM (2012). Constructs and methods for generating induced pluri potent stem (ips) cells. U.S. Patent No. WO 2012112603 A1. Washington, D.C.:U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.