Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Biology

Macarak, Edward

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Edward Macarak, PhD

Edward Macarak, PhD

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Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 424
233 South Tenth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-5775

Publications

Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Human fibrotic diseases: Current challenges in fibrosis research
  2. New frontiers in fibrotic disease therapies: The focus of the Joan and Joel Rosenbloom Center for Fibrotic Diseases at Thomas Jefferson University
  3. Pathobiological mechanisms of peritoneal adhesions: The mesenchymal transition of rat peritoneal mesothelial cells induced by TGF-β1 and IL-6 requires activation of Erk1/2 and Smad2 linker region phosphorylation
  4. Keloids: The paradigm of skin fibrosis - Pathomechanisms and treatment
  5. Keloid pathogenesis: Potential role of cellular fibronectin with the EDA domain
  6. Absence of γ-sarcoglycan alters the response of p70S6 kinase to mechanical perturbation in murine skeletal muscle
  7. Mechanosensitive release of adenosine 5′-triphosphate through pannexin channels and mechanosensitive upregulation of pannexin channels in optic nerve head astrocytes: A mechanism for purinergic involvement in chronic strain
  8. Recombinant insulin-like growth factor-1 activates satellite cells in the mouse urethral rhabdosphincter
  9. Urinary diversion results in marked decreases in proliferation and apoptosis in fetal bladder
  10. Neurons respond directly to mechanical deformation with pannexin-mediated ATP release and autostimulation of P2X 7 receptors
  11. Mechanical properties of the fetal bovine bladder lamina propria and their correlation with changes in extracellular matrix
  12. Effect of fibroblast growth factor-1 on the expression of early growth response-1 in human periodontal ligament cells
  13. β and γ-Sarcoglycans are Decreased in the Detrusor Smooth Muscle Cells of the Partially Obstructed Rabbit Bladder
  14. Altered Extracellular Matrix Expression in the Diverted Fetal Sheep Bladder
  15. Smooth muscle trans-membrane sarcoglycan complex in partial bladder outlet obstruction
  16. Molecular response of the bladder to obstruction
  17. Compression and tension: Differential effects on matrix accumulation by periodontal ligaments fibroblasts in vitro
  18. Partial bladder outlet obstruction alters Ca2+ sensitivity of force, but not of MLC phosphorylation, in bladder smooth muscle
  19. Regulation of Cyr61/CCN1 gene expression through RhoA GTPase and p38MAPK signaling pathways: Role of CREB and AP-1 transcription factors
  20. Matrix synthesis by bladder smooth muscle cells is modulated by stretch frequency