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Recent Publications

MMD Publications 2014-15


  1. Brown IAM, McClain JL, Watson RE, Patel BA and Gulbransen BD Enteric glia mediate neuron death in colitis through purinergic pathways that require connexin-43 and nitric oxide. Accepted in press: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology


  1. McClain JL, Fried DE and Gulbransen BD Agonist-evoked Ca2+ signaling in enteric glia drives neural programs that regulate intestinal motility in mice. Accepted in press: Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology


  1. Gombash SE, Cowley CJ, Fitzgerald JA, Iyer CC, Fried DE, McGovern VL, Williams KC, Burghes AHM, Christofi FL, Gulbransen BD, Foust KD. SMN Deficiency Disrupts Gastrointestinal and Enteric Nervous System Function in Mice. Human Molecular Genetics 2015 Apr 9. pii: ddv127. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25859009


  1. Fried, D.E., Gulbransen, B.D. In Situ Ca2+ Imaging of the Enteric Nervous System. Journal of Visualized Experiments (95), e52506, doi:10.3791/52506 (2015) http://www.jove.com/video/52506/in-situ-ca2-imaging-of-the-enteric- nervous-system


  1. McClain J*, Grubiši? V*, Fried D, Gomez-Suarez RA, Leinninger GM, Sévigny J, Parpura V, Gulbransen BD  Ca2+ responses in enteric glia are mediated by connexin-43 hemichannels and modulate colonic transit in mice. Gastroenterology, 2014 Feb;146(2):497-507.e1. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.10.061.


  1. Patterson CM, Wong JM, Leinninger GM, Allison MB, Gonzalez IE, Jones JC, Kennedy RT and Myers MG Jr. (2015)  VTA neurotensin signaling links the lateral hypothalamus to striatal dopamine efflux.  Endocrinology, Published online ahead of print  http://press.endocrine.org/doi/10.1210/en.2014-1986


  1. Brown JA, Woodworth HL and Leinninger GM (2015). To ingest or rest? Specialized roles of lateral hypothalamic area neurons in coordinating energy balance.  Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience  9:1-24


  1. Goforth PB, Leinninger GM, Patterson CM, Satin LS and  Myers MG Jr.. (2014) “Leptin Acts via Lateral Hypothalamic Area Neurotensin Neurons to Inhibit Orexin Neurons by Multiple GABA-Independent Mechanisms.”  Journal of Neuroscience 34(34): 11405-11415


  1. Schwartz, KA, Chang, H, Nikolai, M, Pernicone, J, Rhee, S, Olson, K, Kurniali,  P, Hord, NG, Noel, M: Treatment of glioma patients with ketogenic diets: report of two cases treated with an IRB-approved energy-restricted ketogenic diet protocol and review of the literature. Cancer & Metabolism 2015, 3:3.  DOI 10.1186/s40170-015-0129-1


  1. Cai, Y, Lydic, TA, Turkette, T, Reid, GE, Olson, LK: Impact of alogliptin and pioglitazone on lipid metabolism in islets of prediabetic and diabetic Zucker Diabetic Fatty rats. Biochemical Pharmacology 95(1):46-57,2015. DOI 10.1016/j.bcp.2015.03.010 Published online March 20, 2015


  1. M. Hull , E. Lee, T. Lee, N. Anand, V. Lalone,  N. Parameswaran. Lithium chloride induces TNFα in mouse macrophages via MEK-ERK-dependent pathway. 2014, J Cell Biochem. Jan; 115(1):71-80.


  1. P.B. Raghavendra, E. Lee, N. Parameswaran. Regulation of macrophage biology by Lithium: A new look at an old drug. 2014, J Neuroimmune Pharmacol, 2014 Jun;9(3):277-84.


  1. D. Sharma, N. Packiriswamy, A. Malik, P. C. Lucas, N. Parameswaran. Non- hematopoietic beta-arrestin-1 inhibits inflammation in a murine model of polymicrobial sepsis. American Journal of Pathology, 2014 Aug;184(8): 2297-309


  1. H. Subramanian, K. Gupta,  N. Parameswaran, H. Ali.  Regulation  of FCeRI signaling in mast cells by G protein coupled receptor kinase-2 and its  RH domain. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2014 Jul 25;289(30): 20917-20927.


  1.  Durairaj H, Steury MD, N. Parameswaran. Paroxetine differentially modulates LPS-induced TNFα and IL-6 production in mouse macrophages. Int Immunopharmacol.2015 Mar 2;25(2):485-492.


  1. Sharma, D., Malik, A., Steury, M.D., Lucas,  P.C., Parameswaran, N. Beta- arrestin-2 inhibits intestinal inflammation in mouse models of colitis. 2015, Inflammatory Bowel diseases, Accepted


  1. Packiriswamy N, Parameswaran N. G-protein-coupled receptor kinases in inflammation and disease. Genes Immun. 2015 Sep;16(6):367-77.


  1. Sharma D, Parameswaran N. Multifaceted role of β-arrestins in inflammation and disease. Genes Immun. 2015 Sep 17.


  1. LR McCabe, R Irwin, L Schaffer, R Britton (2014) Probiotic use decreases intestinal inflammation and increases bone density in healthy male but not female mice. Journal of Cellular Physiology, 228(8):1793-8.


  1. R Britton, R Irwin, D Quach, L Schaffer, J Zhang, T Lee, N Parameswaran, LR McCabe (2014) Probiotic  L. reuteri treatment prevents bone loss in a menopausal ovariectomized mouse model. Journal of Cellular Physiology (11):1822-30.


  1. Shu Y, MJ Baumann, ED Case, RK Irwin, SE Meyer, CS Peason, LR McCabe (2014). Microcracks induce OB alignment and maturation on hydroxyapatite scaffolds. Materials Science and Engineering C. 44:191-200.


  1. Coe LM, S Tekalur, Y Shu, MJ. Baumann and LR. McCabe (2015) Bisphosphonate treatment of type I diabetic mice prevents early bone loss but accentuates suppression of bone formation. Journal of Cellular Physiology 230:1944-53.


  1. J Zhang, K Motyl, R Irwin, O. MacDougald, R Britton, LR McCabe (2015) Probiotic L. reuteri modulates Wnt10b expression and ameliorates type 1 diabetic bone loss.  Endocrinology in press.


  1. Busik, J.V. and M.B. Grant, Aldose reductase meets histone acetylation: a new role for an old player. Diabetes, 2014. 63(2): p. 402-4.


  1. Yan, Y., T.E. Salazar, J.M. Dominguez, 2nd, D.V. Nguyen, S. Li Calzi, A.D. Bhatwadekar, X. Qi, J.V. Busik, M.E. Boulton, and M.B. Grant, Dicer expression exhibits a tissue-specific diurnal pattern that is lost during aging and in diabetes. PLoS ONE, 2013. 8(11): p. e80029.


  1. Hu, P., J.S. Thinschmidt, Y. Yan, S. Hazra, A. Bhatwadekar, S. Caballero, T. Salazar, J.A. Miyan, W. Li, A. Derbenev, A. Zsombok, M. Tikhonenko, J.M. Dominguez, 2nd, S.P. McGorray, D.R. Saban, M.E. Boulton, J.V. Busik, M.K. Raizada, T. Chan-Ling, and M.B. Grant, CNS inflammation and bone marrow neuropathy in type 1 diabetes. Am J Pathol, 2013. 183(5): p. 1608-20.


  1. Ho, N.T., K. Furge, W. Fu, J. Busik, S.K. Khoo, Q. Lu, M. Lenski, J. Wirth, E. Hurvitz, N. Dodge, J. Resau, and N. Paneth, Gene expression in archived newborn blood spots distinguishes infants who will later develop cerebral palsy from matched controls. Pediatric Research, 2013. 73(4 Pt 1): p. 450-6.


  1. Bhatwadekar, A.D., Y. Yan, X. Qi, J.S. Thinschmidt, M.B. Neu, S. Li Calzi, L.C. Shaw, J.M. Dominiguez, J.V. Busik, C. Lee, M.E. Boulton, and M.B. Grant, Per2 mutation recapitulates the vascular phenotype of diabetes in the retina and bone marrow. Diabetes, 2013. 62(1): p. 273-82.


  1. Bennett L.D., R.S. Brush, M.Chen, T.A. Lydic, K. Reese, G.E. Reid, J. V. Busik,

M.H. Elliott , R.E. Anderson, Effect of reduced retinal VLC-PUFA on rod and cone photoreceptors, in print, IOVS.


  1. Qi Wang, Maria Tikhonenko, Svetlana N. Bozack, Todd A. Lydic, Lily Yan, Nicholas L. Panchy,  Kelly M. Mcsorley, Matthew S. Faber, Yuanqing Yan, Michael E. Boulton, Maria B. Grant , Julia V. Busik, Changes in the Daily Rhythm of Lipid Metabolism in the Diabetic Retina, in print,  PLOS One


  1. Qi Wang, Svetlana N. Bozack, Yuanqing Yan, Michael E. Boulton, Maria B. Grant, Julia V. Busik, Regulation of Retinal Inflammation by Rhythmic Expression of MiR-146a in Diabetic Retina, accepted by IOVS.

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