Reyna Martinez-De Luna, PhD

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Recent first-author publications in books and professional journals by Upstate postdocs

Dr. Bryan Caldwell
Mitrea BG, Caldwell BJ, Pertsov AM. Imaging Electrical Excitation Inside the Myocardial Wall. Biomed Opt Express. 2011 Feb 16;2(3):620-33.

Caldwell BJ, Mitrea BG, Wellner M, Pertsov AM. 3D non-destructive optical mapping of field-induced excitation deep within the heart wall. Heart Rhythm 8(5, Suppl 1):S109,2011.

Caldwell BJ, Wellner M, Mitrea BG, Pertsov AM, Zemlin CW. Probing Field-induced Tissue Polarization Using Transillumination Fluorescent Imaging. Biophys J. 2010 Oct 6;99(7):2058-66.

Dr. Carrie Coleman
Coleman CB, WB, Wohlford EM, Smith NA, King CA, Ritchie JA, Baresel PC, Kimura H, Rochford R. Epstein-Barr virus Type 2 latently infects T-cells inducing an atypical activation characterized by expression of lymphotactic cytokines. J Virol. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Dr. Nicholas Deakin
Deakin NO, Turner CE. Distinct roles for paxillin and Hic-5 in regulating breast cancer cell morphology, invasion, and metastasis. Mol Biol Cell. 2011 Feb; 22(3): 327-41.

Yu JA, Deakin NO, Turner CE. Emerging role of paxillin-PKL in regulation of cell adhesion, polarity and migration. Cell Adh Migr. 2010 Jul-Sep; 4(3): 342-7. Epub 2010 Jul 3.

Dr. Jodi Dowthwaite
Dowthwaite JN, Rosenbaum PF, Scerpella TA. Mechanical Loading during Growth Is Associated with Plane-specific Differences in Vertebral Geometry: A Cross-sectional Analysis Comparing Artistic Gymnasts vs. Non-gymnasts. Bone, revised manuscript awaiting approval. 2011.

Dowthwaite JN, Flowers PPE, Scerpella TA. Agreement between pQCT and DXA-derived indices of bone geometry, density and theoretical strength in females of varying age, maturity and physical activity. J Bone Miner Res. 2011 Jun;26(6):1349-57. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.322.

Scerpella TA, DowthwaiteJN, Rosenbaum PF. Sustained skeletal benefit from childhood mechanical loading. Osteoporosis International. 2011 Jul;22(7):2205-10. Epub 2010 Sep 14.

Dowthwaite JN, TA Scerpella. Distal radius geometry and skeletal strength indices after peri-pubertalartistic gymnastics. Osteoporosis International. 2011 Jan;22(1):207-16. Epub 2010 Apr 24.

Dr. Srinivas Duggineni
Duggineni S, Mitra S, Lamberto I, Han X, Xu Y, An J, Pasquale E, Huang Z. Design and Synthesis of Potent Bivalent Peptide Agonists Targeting the EphA2 Receptor. ACS Med Chem Lett, in press.

Dugginenia S, Mitrab S, Noberini R, Han X, Lin N, Xu Y, Tian W, An J, Pasquale E, Huang Z. Design, synthesis and characterization of novel small molecular inhibitors of ephrin-B2 binding to EphB4. Biochemical Pharmacology 85(4):507-513, 2013.

Dr. Mohammad Haeri
Haeri M, Calvert PD, Solessio E, Pugh EN Jr, Knox BE. Regulation of rhodopsin-eGFP distribution in transgenic Xenopus rod outer segments by light. 2013 PLoS One 8(11):E80059.

Haeri M, Knox BE, Ahmadi A. Modeling the flexural rigidity of rod photoreceptors. 2013 Biophys J.Jan 22;104(2):300-312

Dr. Wenhua Jiang
Ghosh D, Jiang W, Lo J, Egbuta C. Higher order organization of human placental aromatase. Steroids. 2011 Jul;76(8):753-8. Epub 2011 Mar 8.

Dr. Renee Laird
Laird RM, Laky K, Hayes SM. Unexpected role for the B cell-specific Src family kinase B lymphoid kinase in the development of IL-17-producing γδ T cells. J Immunol. 2010 Dec 1;185(11):6518-27. Epub 2010 Oct 25.

Dr. Reyna I Martinez-De Luna
Martinez-De Luna RI, Zuber ME. Putting regeneration into regenerative medicine. J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2014 Jan;9(1):126-33.

Dr. Tohru Matsuki
Matsuki T, Matthews RT, Cooper JA, van der Brug MP, Cookson MR, Hardy JA, Olson EC, Howell BW. Reelin and stk25 have opposing roles in neuronal polarization and dendritic Golgi deployment. Cell. 2010 Nov 24;143(5):826-36.

Dr. Mehdi Nafafi
Najafi M, Calvert PD. Measurements of rhodopsin diffusion within signaling membrane microcompartments in live photoreceptors. Methods Mol Biol. 2015;1271:309-23.

Dr. Mi Young Park
Kerr WG, Park MY, Maubert M, Engelman RW. SHIP deficiency causes Crohn's disease-like ileitis. Gut. 2011 Feb;60(2):177-88. Epub 2010 Oct 12.

Dr. Benjamin Sadowitz
Roy SK, Kendrick D, Sadowitz BD, Gatto L, Snyder K, Satalin JM, Golub LM, Nieman G. Jack of all trades: Pleiotropy and the application of chemically modified tetracycline-3 in sepsis and the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Pharmacol Res. 2011 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Maggio D, Sadowitz B, Vieau C, Albert SP, Kubiak BD, Roy S, Gatto LA, Nieman GF. Titration of mean airway pressure and FiO2 during high frequency oscillatory ventilation in a porcine model of acute lung injury. J Surg Res. 2010 Nov;164(1):e147-53. Epub 2010 Jul 29.

Dr. Jingxue Shi
Jiang L, Luo X, Shi J, Sun H, Sun Q, Sheikh MS, Huang Y. PDRG1, a novel tumor marker for multiple malignancies that is selectively regulated by genotoxic stress. Cancer Biol Ther. 2011 Mar 15;11(6):567-73. Epub 2011 Mar 15.

Dr. Hwee Goon Tay
Tay HG, Schulze SK, Compagnon J, Foley FC, Heisenberg CP, Yost HJ, Abdelilah-Seyfried S, and Amack J.D. Lethal Giant Larvae 2 Functions in Development of Ciliated Epithelia. Development 2013 140: 1550-1559.

Dr. Yumiko Umino
Umino Y, Solessio E. Loss of scotopic contrast sensitivity in the optomotor response of diabetic mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013 Feb 28;54(2):1536-1543

Dr. James Wernle
Wernle JD, Damron TA, Allen MJ, Mann KA. Local irradiation alters bone morphology and increases bone fragility in a mouse model. J Biomech. 2010 Oct 19; 43 (14): 2738-46. Epub 2010 Jul 23.

Dr. Yonggang Xie
Xie Y, Li X, Zhang X, Mei S, Li H, Urso A, Zhu S. The Drosophila Sp8 transcription factor Buttonhead prevents premature differentiation of intermediate neural progenitors. Elife. 2014 Oct 6;3. doi: 10.7554/eLife.03596.

Dr. Haiying Zou
Zou H, Yan D, Mohi G. Differential biological activity of disease-associated JAK2 mutants. FEBS Lett. 2011 Apr 6;585(7):1007-13. Epub 2011 Mar 4.