Serafim  Papadimitriou

Alexander Birbrair

Professor

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(1) Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Mintz A and Delbono O. (2015). Pericytes at the intersection between tissue regeneration and pathology. Clinical Science. 128(2): 81–93. PMID: 25236972.
(2) Zhang T, Birbrair A, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Marsh AP, Leng I, Nicklas BJ, Delbono O. (2015). Improved knee extensor strength with resistance training associates with muscle specific miRNAs in older adults. Exp Gerontol. 62:7-13. PMID: 25560803.
(3) Birbrair A, Zhang T, Files DC, Mannava S, Smith T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Mintz A, Delbono O. (2014). Type-1 pericytes accumulate after tissue injury and produce collagen in an organ-dependent manner. Stem Cell Res Ther. 5(6):122. PMID: 25376879.
(4) Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Mintz A and Delbono O. (2014). Pericytes: Multitasking Cells in the Regeneration of Injured, Diseased, and Aged Skeletal Muscle. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 6:245. PMID: 25278877.
(5) Birbrair A, Zhang T, Wang ZM, Messi ML, Olson JD, Mintz A and Delbono O. (2014). Type-2 Pericytes Participate in Normal and Tumoral Angiogenesis. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 307 (1): C25-C38. PMID: 24788248.
(6) Zhang T, Choi SJ, Wang ZM, Birbrair A, Messi ML, Jin J-P, Marsh AP, Nicklas B, and Delbono O. (2014). Human Slow Troponin T (TNNT1) Pre-mRNA Alternative Splicing is An Indicator of Skeletal Muscle Response to Resistance Exercise in Older Adults.J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci.69(12):1437-47. PMID: 24368775.
(7) Birbrair A, T Zhang, ZM Wang, ML Messi, A Mintz and O Delbono. (2013). Type-1 Pericytes Participate in Fibrous Tissue Deposition in Aged Skeletal Muscle.Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 305 (11): C1098-C1113. PMID: 24067916.
(8) Birbrair A, T Zhang, ZM Wang, ML Messi, GN Enikolopov, A Mintz and O Delbono. (2013). Role of Pericytes in Skeletal Muscle Regeneration and Fat Accumulation. Stem Cells Dev. 22 (16): 2298-314. PMID: 23517218.
(9) Zhang, T, Birbrair, A, and Delbono, O. (2013). Nonmyofilament-Associated Troponin T3 Nuclear and Nucleolar Localization Sequence and Leucine Zipper Domain Mediate Muscle Cell Apoptosis. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 70(3):134-47. PMID: 23378072.
(10) Birbrair A, T Zhang, ZM Wang, ML Messi, GN Enikolopov, A Mintz and O Delbono. (2013). Skeletal muscle neural progenitor cells exhibit properties of NG2-glia. Exp Cell Res 319:45–63. PMID: 22999866.
(11) Birbrair A, T Zhang, ZM Wang, ML Messi, GN Enikolopov, A Mintz and O Delbono. (2013). Skeletal muscle pericyte subtypes differ in their differentiation potential. Stem Cell Res 10:67-84. PMID: 23128780.
(12) Zhang T, Birbrair A, ZM Wang, J Taylor, ML Messi and O Delbono. (2013). Troponin T nuclear localization and its role in aging skeletal muscle. Age (Dordr). 35(2):353-70. PMID: 22189912.
(13) Birbrair A, ZM Wang, ML Messi, GN Enikolopov and O Delbono. (2011). Nestin-GFP transgene reveals neural precursor cells in adult skeletal muscle. PLoS One 6:e16816. PMID: 21304812.
ABTRACTS PRESENTED IN SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS
1. Sattiraju, A., Birbrair, A., Zhu, D., Batista, I., Delbono, O., and Mintz, A. Therapeutic Potential of a Newly Discovered Neural Like Stem Cell. Society for Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Oncology 16:v197–v205, 2014.
2. Zhang, T., Birbrair, A., Wang, Z.M., Messi, M.L, Birbrair, A., Marsh, A.P., Nicklas, B., and Delbono, O. Improved Knee Extensor Strength with Resistance Training Associates with Muscle Specific miRNAs in Older Adults. Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers Annual Meeting, 2014.
3. Birbrair, A., Zhang, T., Wang, Z.M., Messi, M.L., Enikolopov, G.N., Mintz, A., and Delbono, O. Pericyte Heterogeneity in Tissue Repair. International Society for Stem Cell Research 11th Annual Meeting, 2013.
4. Houston, D. K., Messi, M. L., Birbrair, A., Demons, J., Kritchevsky, S.B., Delbono, O. Effects of vitamin D supplementation on human skeletal muscle composition and regeneration. San Diego, CA, USA; Experimental Biology Meeting, April 2012.
5. Zhang, T., Birbrair, A., Wang Z-M, Taylor, J., Messi, M. L., Delbono, O. Troponin T nuclear localization and its role in aging skeletal muscle. Biophysical Society 56th Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 2012. Biophysical Journal, 2012, 102(3) pp. 156a.
6. Santos, E.A., Birbrair, A., Chiavegatti, T., Lopes, A. L. A. P., Bergantin, L. B., Godinho, R. O. Efeito agudo do agonista de adrenoceptor Beta 2 Fenoterol na concentração plasmática de AMP cíclico de ratos (Acute effect of beta 2 adrenoceptor agonist Fenoterol on cyclic AMP plasma concentration in rats). 2008. Sao Paulo; XVI Congresso de Iniciação Científica; Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo.