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Piera Pasinelli, PhD

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900 Walnut Street
JHN 4th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-8394
(215) 503-4358 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Regulation of ABC efflux transporters at blood-brain barrier in health and neurological disorders
  2. Antisense proline-arginine RAN dipeptides linked to C9ORF72-ALS/FTD form toxic nuclear aggregates that initiate in vitro and in vivo neuronal death
  3. Role of mitochondria in mutant SOD1 linked amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  4. Antisense proline-arginine RAN dipeptides linked to C9ORF72-ALS/FTD form toxic nuclear aggregates that initiate invitro and invivo neuronal death
  5. Sumoylation of the astroglial glutamate transporter EAAT2 governs its intracellular compartmentalization
  6. Defects in synapse structure and function precede motor neuron degeneration in Drosophila models of FUS-related ALS
  7. Small peptides against the mutant SOD1/Bcl-2 toxic mitochondrial complex restore mitochondrial function and cell viability in mutant SOD1-mediated ALS
  8. Selective increase of two ABC drug efflux transporters at the blood-spinal cord barrier suggests induced pharmacoresistance in ALS
  9. An over-oxidized form of superoxide dismutase found in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with bulbar onset shares a toxic mechanism with mutant SOD1
  10. Motor neuron impairment mediated by a sumoylated fragment of the glial glutamate transporter EAAT2
  11. In vivo and in vitro determination of cell death markers in neurons
  12. Wild-type and mutant SOD1 share an aberrant conformation and a common pathogenic pathway in ALS
  13. Voltage-dependent inwardly rectifying potassium conductance in the outer membrane of neuronal mitochondria
  14. ALS-linked mutant SOD1 damages mitochondria by promoting conformational changes in Bcl-2
  15. Nordihydroguaiaretic acid increases glutamate uptake in vitro and in vivo: Therapeutic implications for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  16. A caspase-3-cleaved fragment of the g 0794 lial glutamate transporter EAAT2 is sumoylated and targeted to promyelocytic leukemia nuclear bodies in mutant SOD1-linked amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  17. The proapoptotic BCL-2 family member BIM mediates motoneuron loss in a model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  18. Molecular biology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Insights from genetics
  19. Caspase-3 cleaves and inactivates the glutamate transporter EAAT2
  20. Inhibition of SOD1 expression by mitomycin C is a non-specific consequence of cellular toxicity