MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM (MSTP)

2015-Present


Sarah Baumgarten, M4:
Baumgarten SC
, Convissar SM, Zamah AM, Fierro MA, Winston NJ, Scoccia B, and Stocco C (2015) FSH regulates IGF-2 expression in human granulosa cells in an AKT dependent manner. JCEM, 100(8):1046-1055.

 Michael Fettiplace, M4:
Fettiplace MR
, Kowal K, Ripper R, Young A, Lis K, Rubinstein I, Bonini M, Minshall R, Weinberg G. Sensitization of insulinergic signaling upstream of mTOR is required for spontaneous recovery from bupivacaine-induced cardiac toxicity and potentiated by lipid emulsion. Anesthesiology 2016; 124(2):428-42.

 Joseph Geraghty, G1:
Tobin MK*,
Geraghty JR*, Engelhard HH, Linninger AA, and Mehta AI. Intramedullary spinal cord tumors: A review of current and future treatment strategies. Neurosurg Focus 39(2):E14, 2015. *co-first author

 Joseph Goldenberg, M3:
Goldenberg JR,
Wang X, Lewandowski ED. Acyl CoA synthetase-1 links facilitated long chain fatty acid uptake to intracellular metabolic trafficking differently in hearts of male versus female mice. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 2016

 Kataria Y, Deaton RJ, Enk E, Jin M, Petrauskaite M, Dong L, Goldenberg JR, Colter SJ, Jensen DM, van Breeman RB, Gann PH. Retinoid and carotenoid status in serum and liver among patients at high-risk for liver cancer. BMC Gastroenterol. 2016;16:30. 

 

Mir Isaamullah, G2:
P. Balaram,
M. Isaamullah, H. M. Petry, M. E. Bickford, J. H. Kaas, Distributions of vesicular glutamate transporters 1 and 2 in the visual system of tree shrews (Tupaia belangeri). The Journal of comparative neurology 523, 1792-1808 (2015

 

Evan Kyzar, G3:
Kyzar E
, Zhang H, Sakharkar A, Pandey S. Adolescent alcohol exposure alters lysine demethylase 1 (LSD1) expression and histone methylation in the amygdala during adulthood. Addict Biol; 2016: In Press.

 Kyzar E, Kalueff A. Exploring hallucinogen pharmacology and psychedelic medicine with zebrafish models. Zebrafish, 2016: In Press.

 Homberg J*, Kyzar E*, Nguyen M, Norton W, Pittman J, Poudel M, Gaikwad S, Nakamura S, Koshiba M, Yamanouchi H, Scattoni M, Ullman J, Diamond D, Kaluyeva A, Parker M, Klimenko V, Apryatin S, Brown R, Song C, Gainetdinov R, Gottesman I, Kalueff A. Understanding autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders through experimental translational neurobehavioral models. Neurosci Biobehav Rev, 2016: In Press.Homberg J*,

 Kyzar E*, Stewart A, Nguyen M, Poudel M, Echevarria D, Collier A, Gaikwad S, Klimenko V, Norton W, Pittman J, Nakamura S, Koshiba M, Yamanouchi H, Apryatin S, Scattoni M, Diamond D, Ullmann J, Parker M, Brown R, Song C, Kalueff A. Improving treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders: Recommendations based on preclinical studies. Expert Opin Drug Discov; 2016; 11(1):11-25.

 Kyzar E, Stewart A, Kalueff A. Effects of LSD on grooming behavior in serotonin transporter heterozygous (Sert+/-) mice. Behav Brain Res; 2016; 296:47-52.

 Kyzar E, Pandey S. Molecular mechanisms of synaptic remodeling in alcoholism. Neurosci Lett; 2015; 601:11-9.

 

Laura Rodgers, G2:
Chang, Y.C., Khanal, A.K, Bradley, J.,
Rodgers, L., Ngamskulrungroj, P., Kwon-Chung, K. (2015). Differences between Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in the Molecular Mechanisms Governing Utilization of D-Amino Acids as the Sole Nitrogen Source. PLoS ONE. 

 Rodgers, L.H.*, O’hAinmhire, E.*, Young, A.H., Burdette, J.E. Loss of PAX8 in high-grade serous ovarian cancer reduces cell survival despite unique modes of action in the fallopian tube and ovarian surface epithelium. Oncotarget. 2016 (in press).

 
Justin Sysol, M3:

H Tang, J Chen, DR Fraidenburg, S Song, JR Sysol, AR Drennan, S Offermanns, RD Ye, MG Bonini, RD Minshall, JGN Garcia, RF Machado, A Makino, JXJ Yuan. “Deficiency of Akt1, but not Akt2, Attenuates the Development of Pulmonary Hypertension.” Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 308(2):L208-20 (2015).


JR Sysol, RF Machado. “Sickle Cell Disease and Acute Chest Syndrome:  Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Management, Outcomes.” Hematologic Abnormalities and Acute Lung Syndromes. Springer Series in Respiratory Medicine. In Press, 2016.

 Matthew Tobin, G4:
Tobin MK
*, Geraghty JR*, Engelhard HH, Linninger AA, and Mehta AI. Intramedullary spinal cord tumors: A review of current and future treatment strategies. Neurosurg Focus 39(2):E14, 2015. *co-first author

 Birk DM, Tobin MK, Moss HE, Feinstein E, Charbel FT, Alaraj A. Improvement in venous outflow following superior sagittal sinus decompression after a gunshot wound to the head: Case report. J Neurosurg. 2015, 123(1):81-85. PMID: 25839927.

 Tobin MK, Bonds JA, Szilagyi E, Bartholomew AM, Pelligrino DA, Lazarov O. Changes in microglia and neural stem cell characteristics after exposure to hypoxia. [abstract]. In: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting; 2015 Oct 17-21; Chicago. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

 Bonds JA, Tobin MK, Minshall R, Pelligrino D, Lazarov O. Endothelial caveolin-1 regulates the neurogenic vascular niche. [abstract]. In: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting; 2015 Oct 17-21; Chicago. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

 Tobin MK, Rangwala S, Birk DM, Neckrysh S. Safety and efficacy of skipping C7 instrumentation in posterior cervicothoracic fusion. [abstract]. In: Global Spine Congress Meeting; 2015 May 20-23; Buenos Aires. Dübendorf: AOSpine International.

 

Alan Tseng, G3:
1. Kim K, Li J,
Tseng A, Andrews RK, Cho J. NOX2 is critical for heterotypic neutrophil-platelet interactions during vascular inflammation. Blood. 2015, PMID: 26333777

 

Allen Ye, M4:
Y Liang,
AQ Ye, W Chen, R Gatto, L Colon-Perez, T Mareci, R Magin. A new fractal derivative model for the characterization of anomalous diffusion in magnetic resonance imaging. Manuscript accepted at Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation

B Schwartz, Z Yin, K Yasar, Y Liu, A Khan, AQ Ye, T Royston, R Magin. Scattering and Diffraction in a Concentric Cylindrical Phantom for MR Elastograpy. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2016). DOI:10.1109/TBME.2016.2527825

AQ Ye, G Thomas-Ramos, J Keiriz, O Ajilore, A Kumar, R Magin, J Leigh, A Leow. Understanding and Visualizing the Intrinsic Geometry of Brain Connectomes Using Dimensionality Reduction Techniques in 3D Immersive Virtual Environment. Brain Informatics (2015), doi:10.1007/s40708-015-0022-2

S Ravindran, M Kotecha, CC Huang, AQ Ye, P Pothirajan, Z Yin, R Magin, A George. Characterization of Biomimetic Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds for Use in Cartilage Tissue Regeneration. Biomaterials 71 (2015): 58-70.


R Gatto, Y Chu,
AQ Ye, S Price, E Tavassoli, A Buenaventura, A Lysakowsky, S Brady, R Magin, J Kordower, and G.Morfini. Analysis of YFP(J16)-R6/2 reporter mice and post-mortem brains reveals early pathology and increased vulnerability of callosal axons in Huntington's disease. Human Molecular Genetics (2015): ddv248.


AQ Ye
, L Zhan, S Conrin, J GadElKarim, A Zhang, S Yang, J Feusner, A Kumar, O Ajilore, A Leow. Measuring embeddedness: Hierarchical scale-dependent information exchange efficiency of the human brain connectome. Human Brain Mapping 36, no. 9 (2015): 3653-3665.

Alexandria Young, G2:
Fettiplace MR, Kowal K, Ripper R,
Young A, Lis K, Rubinstein I, Bonini M, Minshall R, Weinberg G. Sensitization of insulinergic signaling upstream of mTOR is required for spontaneous recovery from bupivacaine-induced cardiac toxicity and potentiated by lipid emulsion. Anesthesiology 2016; 124(2):428-42.

 
Rodgers, L.H
.*, O’hAinmhire, E.*, Young, A.H., Burdette, J.E. Loss of PAX8 in high-grade serous ovarian cancer reduces cell survival despite unique modes of action in the fallopian tube and ovarian surface epithelium. Oncotarget. 2016 (in press)

Himes KP, Young A, Koppes E, Stolz D, Barak Y, Sadovsky Y, Chaillet JR. Loss of inherited genomic imprints in mice leads to severe disruption in placental lipid metabolism. Placenta 2015;36(4):389-96.

 

Gangemi A, Young A, Elli EF. Case report: A rare sequela after a case of early bariatric surgery tourism. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2015;11(1):e1-3.

 

Cucinotta CE, Young AN, Klucevsek KM, Arndt KM. The nucleosome acidic patch regulates the H2B K123 monoubiquitylation cascade and transcription elongation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. PLoS Genet 2015;11(8):e1005420.