A photo of Kenneth Campbell.

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Biography & Affiliation

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Developmental Biology, Neurosurgery


MS: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1990.

PhD: University of Lund, Lund, Sweden, 1994.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Skirball Institute, NYU Med Center, 1995-97.


Deletion of Glucocorticoid Receptors in Forebrain GABAergic Neurons Alters Acute Stress Responding and Passive Avoidance Behavior in Female Mice. Scheimann, JR; Mahbod, P; Morano, R; Frantz, L; Packard, B; Campbell, K; Herman, JP. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 2018; 12.

Active intermixing of indirect and direct neurons builds the striatal mosaic. Tinterri, A; Menardy, F; Diana, MA; Lokmane, L; Keita, M; Coulpier, F; Lemoine, S; Mailhes, C; Mathieu, B; Merchan-Sala, P; et al. Nature Communications. 2018; 9.

DMRT5, DMRT3, and EMX2 Cooperatively Repress Gsx2 at the Pallium-Subpallium Boundary to Maintain Cortical Identity in Dorsal Telencephalic Progenitors. Desmaris, E; Keruzore, M; Saulnier, A; Ratie, L; Assimacopoulos, S; De Clercq, S; Nan, X; Roychoudhury, K; Qin, S; Kricha, S; et al. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2018; 38:9105-9121.

Gsx transcription factors control neuronal versus glial specification in ventricular zone progenitors of the mouse lateral ganglionic eminence. Chapman, H; Riesenberg, A; Ehrman, LA; Kohli, V; Nardini, D; Nakafuku, M; Campbell, K; Waclaw, RR. Developmental Biology. 2018; 442:115-126.

Transcription Factors Sp8 and Sp9 Coordinately Regulate Olfactory Bulb Interneuron Development. Li, J; Wang, C; Zhang, Z; Wen, Y; An, L; Liang, Q; Xu, Z; Wei, S; Li, W; Guo, T; et al. Cerebral Cortex. 2018; 28:3278-3294.

Loss of Intercalated Cells (ITCs) in the Mouse Amygdala of Tshz1 Mutants Correlates with Fear, Depression, and Social Interaction Phenotypes. Kuerbitz, J; Arnett, M; Ehrman, S; Williams, MT; Vorhees, CV; Fisher, SE; Garratt, AN; Muglia, LJ; Waclaw, RR; Campbell, K. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2018; 38:1160-1177.

A mutation in Ccdc39 causes neonatal hydrocephalus with abnormal motile cilia development in mice. Abdelhamed, Z; Vuong, SM; Hill, L; Shula, C; Timms, A; Beier, D; Campbell, K; Mangano, FT; Stottmann, RW; Goto, J. Development (Cambridge). 2018; 145:dev154500-dev154500.

Septal contributions to olfactory bulb interneuron diversity in the embryonic mouse telencephalon: role of the homeobox gene Gsx2. Qin, S; Ware, SM; Waclaw, RR; Campbell, K. Neural Development. 2017; 12.

Selective neuronal expression of the SoxE factor, Sox8, in direct pathway striatal projection neurons of the developing mouse brain. Merchan-Sala, P; Nardini, D; Waclaw, RR; Campbell, K. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 2017; 525:2805-2819.

Foxo1 is a downstream effector of Isl1 in direct pathway striatal projection neuron development within the embryonic mouse telencephalon. Waclaw, RR; Ehrman, LA; Merchan-Sala, P; Kohli, V; Nardini, D; Campbell, K. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 2017; 80:44-51.