Panteleimon Rompolas, M.B.A., Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Dermatology
Associate Director , Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Epithelial Stem Cells Program
Department: Dermatology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Biomedical Research Building II/III, Room 1014
421 Curie Blvd., ,
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155734002
Fax: 2157460098
Lab: 2155736908
B.S. (Biology)
University of Athens, Greece , 2001.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Science)
University of Connecticut, 2009.
M.B.A. (Management)
University of Connecticut, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Huang, S., Kuri, P., Aubert, Y., Brewster, M., Ning, L., Farrelly, O., Rice, G., Bae1, H., Prouty, S., Dentchev, T., Luo, W., Capell, B.C. & Rompolas, P. : Lgr6 marks epidermal stem cells with a nerve-dependent role in wound re-epithelialization. Cell Stem Cell 28(9): 1582-1596, Sep 2021.

Farrelly, O., Suzuki-Horiuchi, Y., Brewster, M., Kuri, P., Huang, S., Rice, G., Bae1, H., Xu, J., Dentchev, T., Lee, V., & Rompolas, P.: Two-photon live imaging of single corneal stem cells reveals compartmentalized organization of the limbal niche. Cell Stem Cell 28(7): 1233-1247, Jul 2021.

Sela, Y., Li, J., Kuri, P., Merrell, A. J., Li, N., Lengner, C., Rompolas, P., & Stanger, B. Z.: Dissecting phenotypic transitions in metastatic disease via photoconversion-based isolation. Elife 10(e63270), Feb 2021 Notes: My lab contributed to this collaborative study by developing and implementing the method for in situ photo-conversion and imaging of cells in the mouse pancreas.

Li F.,Lo T., Miles L., Wang Q., Noristani H., Li D., Niu J., Trombley S., Goldshteyn J., Wang C., Wang S., Qiu J., Pogoda K., Mandal K., Brewster M., Dr Rompolas P., He Y., Janmey P., Thomas G., Li S., Song Y.: The Atr-Chek1 pathway inhibits axon regeneration in response to Piezo-dependent mechanosensation. Nature Communications 12(1): 3845, Jun 2021.

Rice, G., & Rompolas, P. : Advances in resolving the heterogeneity and dynamics of keratinocyte differentiation. Current Opinion in Cell Biology 65: 92-98, Dec 2020.

Das, S., Gordián-Vélez, W. J., Ledebur, H. C., Mourkioti, F., Rompolas, P., Chen, H. I., Serruya, M. D., & Cullen, D. K.: Innervation: the missing link for biofabricated tissues and organs. NPJ Regenerative Medicine 5(11): doi: 10.1038/s41536-020-0096-1, Jun 2020.

Huang, S., & Rompolas, P.: The Psychology of Gray Hair. Developmental Cell 52(5): 548-549, Jan 2020.

Heitman, N., Sennett, R., Mok, K. W., Saxena, N., Srivastava, D., Martino, P., Grisanti, L., Wang, Z., Ma'ayan, A., Rompolas, P., & Rendl, M.: Dermal sheath contraction powers stem cell niche relocation during hair cycle regression. Science 10;367(6474): 161-166, Jan 2020 Notes: My lab contributed to this collaborative study by developing and implementing the intravital imaging of the mouse hair follicle stem cell niche (dermal papilla) during the regressive phase of the hair cycle.

Portal, C., Rompolas, P., Lwigale, P., & Iomini, C.: Primary Cilia Deficiency in Neural Crest Cells Models Anterior Segment Dysgenesis in Mouse. Elife 8(e52423): doi: 10.7554/eLife.52423, Dec 2019 Notes: My lab contributed to this collaborative study by developing and implementing the method for intravital imaging of primary cilia in mouse corneal epithelial cells.

Kuri P., Rice G., Rompolas P.: Molecular aspects governing epidermal stem cell niches. Advances in Stem Cells and their Niches. Mirna Perez-Moreno (eds.). Elsevier, 3(73-113), Jun 2019.

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