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Publications from the 2013-2014 Emerging Technologies Awardees

26 Nov 2014

The San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Research Development Core would like to highlight the publications from the 2013-2014 Awardees of the Emerging Technologies Award.

EspinozaS_small Sara Espinoza, M.D., M.Sc.

• Pugh JA, Wang CP, Espinoza SE, Noël PH, Bollinger M, Amuan M, Finley E, Pugh MJ. Influence of frailty-related diagnoses, high-risk prescribing in elderly adults, and primary care use on readmissions in fewer than 30 days for veterans aged 65 and older. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Feb;62(2):291-8. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12656. Epub 2014 Jan 21. PubMed PMID: 24521365.

• Darvin K, Randolph A, Ovalles S, Halade D, Breeding L, Richardson A, Espinoza SE. Plasma protein biomarkers of the geriatric syndrome of frailty. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Feb;69(2):182-6. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glt183. Epub 2013 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 24285743; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4038243.

• Garcia CH, Espinoza SE, Lichtenstein M, Hazuda HP. Health literacy associations between Hispanic elderly patients and their caregivers. J Health Commun. 2013;18 Suppl 1:256-72. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2013.829135. PubMed PMID:24093360; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3815141.

Espinoza SE, Jung I, Hazuda H. The Hispanic paradox and predictors of mortality in an aging biethnic cohort of Mexican Americans and European Americans: the san antonio longitudinal study of aging. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Sep;61(9):1522-9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12421. Epub 2013 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 24000922; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3773257.

• Liang H, Tantiwong P, Sriwijitkamol A, Shanmugasundaram K, Mohan S, Espinoza S, Defronzo RA, Dubé JJ, Musi N. Effect of a sustained reduction in plasma free fatty acid concentration on insulin signalling and inflammation in skeletal muscle from human subjects. J Physiol. 2013 Jun 1;591(Pt 11):2897-909. doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2012.247510. Epub 2013 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 23529132; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3690693.

BenjaminEaton Benjamin Eaton, Ph.D.

• Mahoney RE, Rawson JM, Eaton BA. An age-dependent change in the set point of synaptic homeostasis. J Neurosci. 2014 Feb 5;34(6):2111-9. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3556-13.2014. PubMed PMID: 24501352; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3913865.

• Chang L, Kreko T, Davison H, Cusmano T, Wu Y, Rothenfluh A, Eaton BA. Normal dynactin complex function during synapse growth in Drosophila requires membrane binding by Arfaptin. Mol Biol Cell. 2013 Jun;24(11):1749-64, S1-5. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E12-09-0697. Epub 2013 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 23596322; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3667727.

• Stockand JD, Eaton BA. Stimulus discrimination by the polymodal sensory neuron. Commun Integr Biol. 2013 Mar 1;6(2):e23469. doi: 10.4161/cib.23469. PubMed PMID: 23749412; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3609850.

• Kucher V, Eaton BA, Stockand JD, Boiko N. Patch-clamping Drosophila sensory neurons. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;998:385-97. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-351-0_30. PubMed PMID: 23529446.

• Boiko N, Kucher V, Eaton BA, Stockand JD. Inhibition of neuronal degenerin/epithelial Na+ channels by the multiple sclerosis drug 4-aminopyridine. J Biol Chem. 2013 Mar 29;288(13):9418-27. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.449413. Epub 2013 Feb 12. PubMed PMID: 23404498; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3611011.

• Gimenez LE, Ghildyal P, Fischer KE, Hu H, Ja WW, Eaton BA, Wu Y, Austad SN, Ranjan R. Modulation of methuselah expression targeted to Drosophila insulin-producing cells extends life and enhances oxidative stress resistance. Aging Cell. 2013 Feb;12(1):121-9. doi: 10.1111/acel.12027. Epub 2012 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 23121290; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3552032.

LiSenlin Senlin Li, M.D.

• Li X, Redus L, Chen C, Martinez PA, Strong R, Li S, O’Connor JC. Cognitive dysfunction precedes the onset of motor symptoms in the MitoPark mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. PLoS One. 2013 Aug 15;8(8):e71341. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071341. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 23977020; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3744561.

• Biju KC, Santacruz RA, Chen C, Zhou Q, Yao J, Rohrabaugh SL, Clark RA, Roberts JL, Phillips KA, Imam SZ, Li S. Bone marrow-derived microglia-based neurturin delivery protects against dopaminergic neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. Neurosci Lett. 2013 Feb 22;535:24-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2012.12.034. Epub 2013 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 23295906; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3645298.