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Annika Barber

Barber, A, Q. Liang, C. Amaral, W. Treptow and M. Covarrubias. “Molecular mapping of a general anesthetic cavity in a voltage-gated ion channel.” Biophysical Journal – In Press

Gregory Eaton

Jasmin, J.F., Rengo, G., Lymperopoulos, A., Gupta, R., Eaton, G.J., Quann, K., Gonzales, D.M., Mercier, I., Koch, W.J., Lisanti, M.P. 2011. Caveolin-1 deficiency exacerbates cardiac dysfunction and reduces survival in mice with myocardial infarction. American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulatory Physiology 300:H1274-H1281.

Trimmer, C., Sotgia, F., Whitaker-Menezes, D., Balliet, R.M., Eaton, G., Martinez-Outschoorn, U.E., Pavlides, S., Howell, A., Iozzo, R.V., Pestell, R.G., Scherer, P.E., Capozza, F., Lisanti, M.P. 2011. Caveolin-1 and mitochondrial SOD2 (MnSOD) function as tumor suppressors in the stromal microenvironment: a new genetically tractable model for human cancer associated fibroblasts. Cancer Biology & Therapy 11:4,383-394.

Katie Kidd

Kidd, S. K., D. W. Anderson, et al. (2008).  "Postnatal lead exposure alters expression of forebrain p75 and TrkA nerve growth factor receptors."  Brain Res. 1195: 113-119

Kidd SK and Schneider JS 2010. Protection of dopaminergic cells from MPP+-mediated toxicity by histone deacetylase inhibition. Brain Res 1354:172-178.

Thomas Neill

Buraschi Simone, Nutan Pal, Nadia Tyler-Rubenstein, Rick T. Owens, Thomas Neill, and Renato V. Iozzo. 2011 "Decorin Antagonizes Met Receptor Activity and Down-regulates β-catenin and Myc Levels." Journal of Biological Chemistry 285: 42075-2085.

Goyal, Atul, Nutan Pal, Matthew Concannon, Matthew Paul, Mike Doran, Chiara Poluzzi, K. Sekiguchi, John M. Whitelock, Thomas Neill, and Renato V. Iozzo.  2011. "Endorepellin, the Angiostatic Module of Perlecan, Interacts with Both the α2β1 Integrin and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 (VEGFR2): A DUAL RECEPTOR ANTAGONISM." Journal of Biological Chemistry 286: 25947-5962.

Kevin Quann

Jasmin JF, Rengo G, Lymperopoulos A, Gupta R, Eaton GJ, Quann K, Gonzales DM, Mercier I, Koch WJ, Lisanti MP. Caveolin-1 deficiency exacerbates cardiac dysfunction and reduces survival in mice with myocardial infarction, American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 2011 April; 300(4): H1274-81.

Robyn Sussman

Sussman RT, Zhang XY, McMahon SB 2011.Enzymatic assays for assessing histone deubiquitylation activity.  Methods 54(3):339-47

Sussman, R. T. & McMahon, S. B. 2010.  USP22 is an important regulator of Differentiation.  Abstract for Poster presentation.  2010 ASCB 50th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Sussman, R. T. & McMahon, S. B. 2010.  USP22 is an important regulator of Differentiation.  Abstract for Poster presentation, University of Pennsylvania Epigenetics and the Institute for Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.  (Award)

Randy S. Schrecengnost, Robyn T. Sussman, Clay Comstock, Xiao-yong Zhang, Steve McMahon, and Karen E. Knudsen.  2010.  USP22 as a dual Effector of c-MYC and Androgen Receptor Activity in Prostate Cancer.  Abstract for Poster presentation, University of Pennsylvania Epigenetics and the Institute for Regenerative Medicine Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

David Swope

Hamad EA, Li X, Song J, Zhang XQ, Myers V, Funakoshi H, Zhang J, Wang J, Li J, Swope D, Madonick A, Farber J, Radice GL, Cheung JY, Chan TO, Feldman AM. Effects of cardiac-restricted overexpression of the A(2A) adenosine receptor on adriamycin-induced cardiotoxicity. American journal of physiology. 2010;298(6):H1738-1747.

Jifen Li, David Swope, Natalia Raess, Lan Cheng, Eliane J. Muller and Glenn L. Radice. Cardiac-restricted deletion of plakoglobin results in progressive cardiomyopathy and  activation of B-catenin signaling.  Molecular and cellular biology. 2011: 31(6): 1134-1144.

Cassie Tran

Tran CM, Smith HE, Symes A, Rittie L, Perbal B, Shapiro IM, Risbud MV. TGFb Controls CCN3 Expression in Nucleus Pulposus Cells of the Intervertebral Disc. Arthritis Rheum. May 2011.

Ronald. J. Vagnozzi

Elrod JW, Wong R, Mishra S, Vagnozzi RJ, Sakthievel B, Goonasekera SA, Karch J, Gabel S, Farber J, Force T, Brown JH, Murphy E, Molkentin JD. 2010. Cyclophilin D controls mitochondrial pore-dependent Ca(2+) exchange, metabolic flexibility, and propensity for heart failure in mice. J Clin Invest. 120(10):3680-7.

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