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Benjamin L. Prosser, Ph.D

Benjamin L. Prosser, Ph.D

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Assistant Professor of Physiology
Department: Physiology

Contact information
Clinical Research Building Rm 726
415 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-1488
BS (Health and Exercise Science)
Wake Forest University, 2005.
Ph.D (Molecular Medicine)
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

cardiac electrophysiology
excitation-contraction coupling
calcium signaling
redox signaling

Selected Publications

Michael J. Previs, Benjamin L Prosser, Ji Young Mun, W.J. Lederer, David M. Warshaw: Myosin-Binding Protein C corrects an intrinsic non-uniformity in cardiac excitation-contraction coupling. Biophysical Society 59th Annual Meeting February 2015.

Jaclyn P Kerr, Benjamin L Prosser, Guoli Shi, Patrick Robison, Aaron M Kempema, Joseph K Hexum, Daniel A Harki, Stuart S Martin, Roberto Raiteri, Christopher W. Ward: Post-translational modification of tubulin amplifies X-ROS signaling in striated muscle. Biophysical Society 59th Annual Meeting February 2015.

Patrick G. Robison, Jaclyn P Kerr, Alexey I Bogush, Daniel A Harki, Christopher W. Ward, Benjamin L. Prosser: Microtubule detyrosination modulates stretch-dependent X-ROS signaling in heart. Biophysical Society 59th Annual Meeting February 2015.

Michael J. Previs*, Benjamin L. Prosser*, Ji Young Mun*, Samantha Beck Previs, James Gulick, Kyounghwan Lee, Jeffrey Robbins, Roger Craig, W.J. Lederer, David M. Warshaw: Myosin-binding protein C corrects an intrinsic inhomogeneity in cardiac excitation-contraction coupling. Science Advances 1(1), February 2015 Notes: *these authors contributed equally to this manuscript.

Benjamin L. Prosser, Michiel Helmes: Webinar - "Measuring Force in single heart cells”, presented by Inside Scientific. Inside Scientific September 2014.

Ward Christopher W, Prosser Benjamin L, Lederer W Jonathan: Mechanical stretch induced activation of ROS/RNS signaling in striated muscle. Antioxidants & redox signaling Jan 2014.

Benjamin L. Prosser, Christopher W. Ward, Jacyln Kerr, Guoli Shi, W. Jonathan Lederer: Stretch-dependent regulation of calcium signaling in heart – who are the key players? 58th annual meeting of the Biophysical Society San Francisco, CA 2014.

Prosser Benjamin L, Ward Christopher W: Mechano-chemo transduction tunes the heartstrings. Science signaling 7(317): pe7, 2014.

Prosser Benjamin L, Ward Christopher W, Lederer W Jonathan: X-ROS signalling is enhanced and graded by cyclic cardiomyocyte stretch. Cardiovascular research 98(2): 307-14, May 2013.

Prosser Benjamin L, Khairallah Ramzi J, Ziman Andrew P, Ward Christopher W, Lederer W J: X-ROS signaling in the heart and skeletal muscle: stretch-dependent local ROS regulates [Ca²⁺]i. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 58: 172-81, May 2013.

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Last updated: 02/18/2015
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