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Physiology Archives


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Publications
Articles & Spotlights
News
  • October 2017

  • Jeff Nirschl, Amy Ghiretti, and Erika Holzbaur published The impact of cytoskeletal organization on the local regulation of neuronal transport in Nature Rev. Neuroscience. Link for the text here!

  • September 23, 2017

  • Erika Holzbaur, Mariko Tokito, and Eva Klinman published CDK5-dependent activation of dynein in the axon initial segment regulates polarized cargo transport in neurons in Traffic. Link for the asbtract here!

  • August 30, 2017

  • Ken Margulies and collaborators published Prognostic Implications of Changes in Albumin Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Patients With Severe Heart Failure in Am. J. Cardiol. Full text linked here!>

  • August 20, 2017

  • Mickey Marks and Penn colleagues published Platelet dense granules begin to selectively accumulate mepacrine during proplatelet formation in Blood Adv. Full text linked here!

  • August 17, 2017

  • Kevin Foskett, Zhongming Ma, Horia Vais, and international colleagues published in Mol. Cell.: Systematic Identification of MCU Modulators by Orthogonal Interspecies Chemical Screening. Link to the abstract here!

  • July 5, 2017

  • Anna Kashina and several colleagues published βIII Spectrin Is Necessary for Formation of the Constricted Neck of Dendritic Spines and Regulation of Synaptic Activity in Neurons in J. Neuroscience. Link to the full article here!

  • April 3, 2017

  • Rob Lee and his lab published in the J. of Biol. Chemistry about the Flavones modulate respiratory epithelial innate immunity: anti-inflammatory effects and activation of T2R14. Read the full text here!

  • February 20, 2017

  • Kevin Foskett and lab members published in the Journal of Neurophysiology about Action Potentials and Ion Conductances in Wild-type and CALHM1-knockout Type II Taste Cells. Read the full text here!

  • December 19, 2016

  • Teji Khurana and Emanuele Loro published the collaborative effort in Nature Medicine highlighting muscle insulin sensitivity from exercise endurance in mice. Read the full text here!

  • December 10, 2016

  • Kevin Foskett furthered his contributions to Cystic Fibrosis research in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis with "CFTR nonsense mutations: Therapeutic benefits from clinically approved drugs?" Read the full text here!

  • November 1, 2016

  • Mike Ostap, Erika Holzbaur, Amy Ghiretti, Mariko Tokito, and colleagues published "Activity-Dependent Regulation of Distinct Transport and Cytoskeletal Remodeling Functions of the Dendritic Kinesin KIF21B" in Neuron. Full article available here!

  • September 21, 2016

  • Rob Lee and Penn colleagues publish Expression of dermcidin in human sinonasal secretions in Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. Full text linked here!

  • August 10, 2016

  • Rob Lee published a collaborative effort "Human upper airway epithelium produces nitric oxide in response to Staphylococcus epidermidis" in Int Forum Allergy Rhinol, Link to the full text from here!

  • August 9, 2016

  • David Frederick, Emanuele Loro, Antonio Davila, Jr, Karthikeyani Chellappa, William Quinn III, James Davis, Teji Khurana, and Joe Baur, published a collaborative effort "Loss of NAD Homeostasis Leads to Progressive and Reversible Degeneration of Skeletal Muscle" and achieved the cover article in Cell Metabolism, Read the full article here!

  • August 1, 2016

  • Megan Dennis, Amanda Acosta-Ruiz, and Mickey Marks published a collaborative effort "BLOC-1 and BLOC-3 regulate VAMP7 cycling to and from melanosomes via distinct tubular transport carriers" in J. Cell Biology. Read the full article here!

  • July 12, 2016

  • Adrianna Mantegazza in the Marks lab published "Pink Light on Mitochondria in Autoimmunity and Parkinson Disease" in Cell Metab. Read the abstract here!

  • June 2016

  • Joe Baur publishes A NEET Way to Impair Mitochondrial Function in α- and β-Cells in diabetes Read it here!

  • April 22, 2016

  • Shampa Chatterjee publishes in the American Journal of Transplantation about the Onset of Inflammation With Ischemia. Read the full article here!

  • March 29, 2017

  • Congratulations to Claire Mitchell for her promotion to full Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology!

  • March 1, 2017

  • Congratulations to Joe Baur, now Associate Professor of Physiology, for receiving tenure!

  • December 1, 2016

  • Congratulations to Mickey Marks on his election as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science! Election as a Fellow of AAAS, the world’s largest scinetific society, is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Read more here!

  • September 26, 2016

  • Congratulations to Yale E. Goldman as the Principal Investigator of a new NSF Science and Technology Center! Read all about it here!

  • September 22, 2016

  • Anatoly Zaytsev, postdoctoral researcher in the Grishchuk lab, has been named a finalist in the 2016 ASCB Kaluza Prizes for Excellence in Graduate Research! Read more about Anatoly and other winners here!

  • April 22, 2016

  • Shampa Chatterjee publishes in the American Journal of Transplantation about the Onset of Inflammation With Ischemia. Read the full article here!

  • March 3, 2016

  • Foskett lab discovers that cancer cells are addicted to calcium... Read more!

  • February 17, 2016

  • Joe Baur, PhD featured in today's Penn Medicine news release, highlighting their recent publication in this month's Diabetes journal. Read more!

  • January 25, 2016

  • Congratulations to the Foskett lab for their publication in Cell Reports detailing their identification of a novel regulatory mechanism that governs levels of calcium inside cells. Read the press release here!

  • January 16, 2016

  • Kevin Foskett comments in a Philadelphia Inquirer letter to the editor about the award-winning research that took place in the Louis Kahn-designed Richards Medical Research Laboratory. Read more!

  • January 15, 2016

  • Congraulations to Teji Khurana for taking his course "Human Physiology", CAMB 532, to new heights of student application! Read more!

  • January 9, 2016

  • Congratulations to the Grishchuk lab for getting the cover of the Biophysical Journal! Read more!

  • January 8, 2016

  • Kevin Foskett was quoted in the latest online issue of People Magazine. As the Chief Scientific Advisor for Emily’s Entourage, a non-profit foundation seeking cures for cystic fibrosis, he commented on technologies and efforts underway to accelerate cures for CF pateints with rare mutations. Read the full article here!

  • December 19, 2015

  • Congratulations to Jessica Tanis, Ph.D. (Foskett lab) for her recruitment to the faculty at the University of Delaware! Read more

  • December 18, 2015

  • Congratulations David Kast, Ph.D. (Domginguez lab) for his selection as one of four speakers in the 2016 Future of Biophysics Burroughs Welcome Fund Symposium! Read more

  • August 27, 2015

  • Brian Salzberg, PhD has been elected as the 2017 Chair of the Exocytosis and Endocytosis Subgroup of the Biophysical Society.

  • July 2015

  • Congratulations to Shampa Chatterjee, Ph.D. for her promotion to Research Associate Professor of Physiology!

  • June 18, 2015

  • Dominguez Lab and PMI members featured in Penn Medicine press for their recent paper in Current Biology. Read more

  • May 21, 2015

  • Katya Grishchuk’s Science paper highlighted in the Penn press! Read more

  • April 24, 2015

  • Congratulations to the Grishchuk lab who reported in Science on the role of microtubule detyrosination in mitosis. Katya, her lab and collaborators have published a report entitled “Mictotubule detyrosination guides chromosomes during mitosis” that has just appeared in Sciencexpress! Read more

  • April 23, 2015

  • Congratulations to Meredith Wilson, Ph.D. and Yvette Wong, Ph.D. from Erika Holzbaur’s lab for winning Saul Winegrad Awards for Outstanding Dissertations!
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  • April 16, 2015

  • Congratulations to Shampa Chatterjee, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Physiology for winning one of the three Hermann Rahn Awards in 2015! Read more

  • March 5, 2015

  • Richards Building, Muscle Physiology and Calcium Signaling highlighted in Penn Med News! Read more