MSTP students provide a wealth of research publications focusing on neurology to cancer biology. The diversity of research found in our students' publications reinforces the concept of laboratory discoveries as they are translated to the clinical setting.

Given are current publications for review. The PMID number is provided for your convenience.



Brossier NM, Prechtl AM, Longo JF, Barnes S, Wilson LS, Byer SJ, Brosius SN, Carroll SL. Classic Ras Proteins Promote Proliferation and Survival via Distinct Phosphoproteome Alterations in Neurofibromin-Null Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Cells. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol.2015 Jun;74(6):568-586. PMID: 25946318. PMCID: PMC4433624

Cohen JL, Glover ME, Pugh PC, Fant AD, Simmons RK, Akil H, Kerman IA, Clinton SM. Maternal Style Selectively Shapes Amygdalar Development and Social Behavior in Rats Genetically Prone to High Anxiety. Dev Neurosci.2015;37(3):203-14. PMID: 25791846.

Dobbin ZC, Katre AA, Steg AD, Erickson BK, Shah MM, Alvarez RD, Conner MG, Schneider D, Chen D, Landen CN. Using heterogeneity of the patient-derived xenograft model to identify the chemoresistant population in ovarian cancer. Oncotarget.2014 Sep 30;5(18):8750-64. PMID: 25209969. PMCID: PMC4226719.

Steg AD, Burke MR, Amm HM, Katre AA, Dobbin ZC, Jeong DH, Landen CN. Proteasome inhibition reverses hedgehog inhibitor and taxane resistance in ovarian cancer. Oncotarget.2014 Aug 30;5(16):7065-80. PMID: 25216523. PMCID: PMC4196184.

Griffis JC, Elkhetali AS, Vaden RJ, Visscher KM. Distinct effects of trial-driven and task Set-related control in primary visual cortex. Neuroimage. 2015 Jul 9. pii: S1053-8119(15)00614-X. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.005. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26163806

Griffis JC, Elkhetali AS, Burge WK, Chen RH, Visscher KM. Retinotopic patterns of background connectivity between V1 and fronto-parietal cortex are modulated by task demands. Front Hum Neurosci.2015 Jun 8;9:338. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00338. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26106320. PMCID: PMC4458688.

Elkhetali AS, Vaden RJ, Pool SM, Visscher KM. Early visual cortex reflects initiation and maintenance of task set. Neuroimage. 2015 Feb 15;107:277-88. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.11.061. Epub 2014 Dec 6. PMID:25485712. PMCID:PMC4303470

Speed JS, Heimlich JB, Hyndman KA, Fox BM, Patel V, Yanagisawa M, Pollock JS, Titze JM, Pollock DM.  Endothelin-1 as a master regulator of whole-body Na+ homeostasis. FASEB J.2015 Aug 12. pii: fj.15-276584. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26268928.

McCullumsmith RE, Hammond JH, Shan D, Meador-Woodruff JH. Postmortem brain: an underutilized substrate for studying severe mental illness. Neuropsychopharmacology.2015 Mar 13;40:1307. doi: 10.1038/npp.2014.337. PMID: 25767083.

McGuire JL, Hammond JH, Yates SD, Chen D, Haroutunian V, Meador-Woodruff JH, McCullumsmith RE.  Altered serine/threonine kinase activity in schizophrenia.  Brain Res.2014 Jun 3;1568:42-54. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.04.029. Epub 2014 Apr 26.  PMID: 24780530.  PMCID: PMC4096904.

Roberts BS, Hardigan AA, Kirby MK, Fitz-Gerald MB, Wilcox CM, Kimberly RP, Myers RM.  Blocking of targeted microRNAs from next-generation sequencing libraries.  Nucleic Acids Res.2015 Jul 23. pii: gkv724. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 26209131.

Hull TD, Kamal AI, Boddu R, Bolisetty S, Guo L,Tisher CC, Rangarajan S, Chen B, Curtis LM, George JF, Agarwal A. Heme Oxygenase-1 Regulates Myeloid Cell Trafficking in AKI. J Am Soc Nephrol.2015 Feb 12. pii: ASN.2014080770. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25677389.

Bolisetty S, Zarjou A, Hull TD, Traylor AM, Perianayagam A, Joseph R, Kamal AI, Arosio P, Soares MP, Jeney V, Balla J, George JF, Agarwal A. Macrophage and epithelial cell H-ferritin expression regulates renal inflammation. Kidney Int.2015 Apr 15. doi: 10.1038/ki.2015.102. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25874599.

Boddu R, Hull TD, Bolisetty S, Hu X, Moehle MS, Daher JP, Kamal AI, Joseph R, George JF, Agarwal A, Curtis LM, West AB. Leucine-Rich Repeat Kinase 2 Deficiency is Protective in Rhabdomyolysis-Induced Kidney Injury. Hum Mol Genet.2015 Apr 22. pii: ddv147. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25904107.

Stec MJ, Mayhew DL, Bamman MM. The effects of age and resistance loading on skeletal muscle ribosome biogenesis. J Appl Physiol (1985).2015 Aug 20:jap.00489.2015. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00489.2015. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26294750.

Meadows JP, Guzman-Karlsson MC, Phillips S, Holleman C, Posey JL, Day JJ, Hablitz JJ, Sweatt JD. DNA methylation regulates neuronal glutamatergic synaptic scaling. Sci Signal.2015 Jun 23;8(382):ra61. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aab0715. PMID: 26106219.

Evonuk KS, Baker BJ, Doyle RE, Moseley CE, Sestero CM, Johnston BP, De Sarno P, Tang A, Gembitsky I, Hewett SJ, Weaver CT, Raman C, DeSilva TM. Inhibition of System Xc- Transporter Attenuates Autoimmune Inflammatory Demyelination. J Immunol.2015 Jun 12. pii: 1401108. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 26071560.

Robert SM, Buckingham SC, Campbell SL, Robel S, Holt KT, Ogunrinu-Babarinde T, Warren PP, White DM, Reid MA, Eschbacher JM, Berens ME, Lahti AC, Nabors LB, Sontheimer H. SLC7A11 expression is associated with seizures and predicts poor survival in patients with malignant glioma. Sci Transl Med.2015 May 27;7(289):289ra86. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa8103. PMID: 26019222.

Singer JR, Weaver CT. Daughter's Tolerance of Mom Matters in Mate Choice.  Cell.2015 Jul 30;162(3):467-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2015.07.030.  PMID: 26232215.

Stanley J, Klepczyk L, Keene K, Wei S, Li Y, Forero A, Grizzle W, Wielgos M, Brazelton J, LoBuglio AF, Yang ES. PARP1 and phospho-p65 protein expression is increased in human HER2-positive breast cancers. Breast Cancer Res Treat.2015 Apr;150(3):569-79. doi: 10.1007/s10549-015-3359-6. Epub 2015 Apr 2. PMID: 25833211.

Stoddard MB, Li H, Wang S, Saeed M, Andrus L, DingW, Jiang X, Learn GH, von Schaewen M, Wen J, Goepfert PA, Hahn BH, Ploss A, Rice CM, Shaw GM. Identification, Molecular Cloning, and Analysis of Full-Length Hepatitis C Virus Transmitted/Founder Genotypes 1, 3, and 4. MBio.2015 Feb 24;6(2). pii: e02518-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02518-14. PMID: 25714714.

Mitchell AM, Stone AE, Cheng L, Ballinger K, Edwards MG, Stoddard M, Li H, Golden-Mason L, Shaw GM, Khetani S, Rosen HR. Transmitted/Founder Hepatitis C Viruses Induce Cell-Type- and Genotype-Specific Differences in Innate Signaling within the Liver. MBio.2015 Feb 24;6(2). pii: e02510-14. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02510-14. PMID: 25714713.

Kell A, Stoddard M, Li H, Marcotrigiano J, Shaw GM, Gale M Jr. PAMP Recognition of Hepatitis C Virus Transmitted/founder Variants by RIG-I is dependent on U-Core length.  J Virol.2015 Aug 26. pii: JVI.01964-15. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID: 26311867.

Giugliano S, Kriss M, Golden-Mason L, Dobrinskikh E, Stone AE, Soto-Gutierrez A, Mitchell A, Khetani SR, Yamane D, Stoddard M, Li H, Shaw GM, Edwards MG, Lemon SM, Gale M Jr, Shah VH, Rosen HR. Hepatitis C virus infection induces autocrine interferon signaling by human liver endothelial cells and release of exosomes, which inhibits viral replication. Gastroenterology.2015 Feb;148(2):392-402.e13. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2014.10.040. Epub 2014 Nov 4. PMID: 25447848.

Thomas EM, Popple RA, Markert JM, Fiveash JB. In Reply: Volumetric Arc Therapy (RapidArc) Vs Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Multiple Brain Metastases: Not Only a Dosimetric Issue. Neurosurgery.Neurosurgery.2015 Mar;76(3):E353-4. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000662.. PMID: 25951033.

Tannazi F, Huang M, Thomas E, Duan J, Wu X, Shen S, Cardan R, Fiveash J, Brezovich I, Popple R. SU-E-T-291: Dosimetric Accuracy of Multitarget Single Isocenter Radiosurgery. Med Phys.2015 Jun;42(6):3400. doi: 10.1118/1.4924653. PMID: 26127957.

Basu R, Whitley SK, Bhaumik S, Zindl CL, Schoeb TR, Benveniste EN, Pear WS, Hatton RD, Weaver CT. IL-1 signaling modulates activation of STAT transcription factors to antagonize retinoic acid signaling and control the TH17 cell-iTreg cell balance. Nat Immunol.2015 Mar;16(3):286-95. doi: 10.1038/ni.3099. Epub 2015 Feb 2. PMID: 25642823.

Witte S, O'Shea JJ, Vahedi G. Super-enhancers: Asset management in immune cell genomes. Trends Immunol.2015 Aug 12. pii: S1471-4906(15)00172-6. doi: 10.1016/ [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:26277449.