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Trainee Name: Donald Bourne
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Lindsay Sabik, PhD

Donald S Bourne, Eric T Roberts, Lindsay M Sabik, Early Impacts of the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model on Potentially Avoidable Utilization, Health Affairs Scholar, 2024;, qxae002,

Bourne DS, Davis BS, Gigli KH, Chang CH, Yabes JG, Martsolf GR, Kahn JM. Economic Analysis of Mandated Protocolized Sepsis Care in New York Hospitals. Crit Care Med. 2020 Oct;48(10):1411-1418. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004514. PMID: 32931187.

Trainee Name: Neil Carleton
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Adrian Lee, PhD

Carleton, N., Abidi, H., Puthanmadhom-Narayanan, S., Marroquin, O. C., Oesterreich, S., Diego, E. J., Brufsky, A. M., Lee, A. V., & McAuliffe, P. F. (2023). Omission of surgery, primary endocrine therapy adherence, and effect of comorbidity in older women with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. Journal of Geriatric Oncology, 101679–101679.

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, Azadeh Nasrazadani, MD, PhD, Jian Zou, MS, Neil Carleton, BS, Tiffany Onger, MD, Matthew D Wright, MD, Yujia Li, BS, Kathryn Demanelis, PhD, Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, MD, George Tseng, PhD, Adrian V Lee, PhD, Nicole Williams, MD, Megan Kruse, MD, Clinicopathological Features and Outcomes Comparing Patients With Invasive Ductal and Lobular Breast Cancer, JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2022;, djac157,

Carleton, N., McAuliffe, P.F. Are the chronological age cutoffs used in clinical oncology guidelines biologically meaningful?. Nat Rev Clin Oncol (2022).

Carleton N, Nasrazadani A, Gade K, Beriwal S, Barry PN, Brufsky AM, Bhargava R, Berg WA, Zuley ML, Marroquin OC, Thull DL, Mai PL, Diego EJ, Lotze MT, Oesterreich S, McAuliffe PF, Lee AV. Personalizing Therapy for Early-Stage ER+ Breast Cancer in Older Women. The Lancet Healthy Longevity. 2021 Nov 9. In Press.
Carleton N, Zou J, Fang Y, Koscumb SE, Shah OS, Chen F, Beriwal S, Diego EJ, Brufsky AM, Oesterreich S, Shapiro SD, Ferris R, Emens LA, Tseng G, Marroquin OC, Lee AV, McAuliffe PF. Outcomes After Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Radiotherapy in Older Women With Early-Stage, Estrogen Receptor-Positive Breast Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Apr 1;4(4):e216322. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.6322. PubMed PMID: 33856473; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8050744.
Lee JL, Ekambaram P, Carleton NM, Hu D, Klei LR, Cai Z, Myers MI, Hubel NE, Covic L, Agnihotri S, Krappmann D, Bornancin F, Lee AV, Oesterreich S, McAllister-Lucas L, Lucas PC. MALT1 is a Targetable Driver of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition in Claudin-low, Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Mol Cancer Res. 2021 Nov 9;. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-21-0208. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34753803.
Chen F, Ding K, Priedigkeit N, Elangovan A, Levine KM, Carleton N, Savariau L, Atkinson JM, Oesterreich S, Lee AV. Single-Cell Transcriptomic Heterogeneity in Invasive Ductal and Lobular Breast Cancer Cells. Cancer Res. 2021 Jan 15;81(2):268-281. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-20-0696. Epub 2020 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 33148662; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7856056.
Ghosh-Choudhary S, Carleton N, Flynn JL, Kliment CR. Strategies for Achieving Gender Equity and Work-Life Integration in Physician-Scientist Training. Acad Med. 2021 Jul 20;. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004246. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34292189.


Trainee Name: Brittany Chamberlain
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD

Chamberlain B.L., Ahmari S.E. (2021) Animal Models for OCD Research. In: Fineberg N.A., Robbins T.W. (eds) The Neurobiology and Treatment of OCD: Accelerating Progress. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, vol 49. Springer, Cham.

Piantadosi SC, McClain LL, Klei L, Wang J, Chamberlain BL, Springer SA, Lewis DA, Devlin B, Ahmari SE. Transcriptome alterations are enriched for synapse-associated genes in the striatum of subjects with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Mar 15;11(1):171. doi: 10.1038/s41398-021-01290-1. PMID: 33723209; PMCID: PMC7961029.

Piantadosi SC, Chamberlain BL, Glausier JR, Lewis DA, Ahmari SE. Lower excitatory synaptic gene expression in orbitofrontal cortex and striatum in an initial study of subjects with obsessive compulsive disorder. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Mar;26(3):986-998. doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0431-3. Epub 2019 Jun 5. PMID: 31168067.

Trainee Name: Jonathan Cohen PhD
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Daniel Kaplan, MD, PhD

Huang H, Kuzirian MS, Cai X, Snyder LM, Cohen J, Kaplan DH, Ross SE. Generation of a NK1R-CreER knockin mouse strain to study cells involved in Neurokinin 1 Receptor signaling. Genesis. 2016 Nov;54(11):593-601. doi: 10.1002/dvg.22985. Epub 2016 Oct 31. PMID: 27712014; PMCID: PMC5241089.

Cohen JA, Edwards TN, Liu AW, Hirai T, Jones MR, Wu J, Li Y, Zhang S, Ho J, Davis BM, Albers KM, Kaplan DH. Cutaneous TRPV1+ Neurons Trigger Protective Innate Type 17 Anticipatory Immunity. Cell. 2019 Aug 8;178(4):919-932.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.06.022. Epub 2019 Jul 25. PMID: 31353219; PMCID: PMC6788801.

Cohen JA, Wu J, Kaplan DH. Neuronal Regulation of Cutaneous Immunity. J Immunol. 2020 Jan 15;204(2):264-270. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1901109. PMID: 31907268; PMCID: PMC7583491.

Saloman JL, Cohen JA, Kaplan DH. Intimate neuro-immune interactions: breaking barriers between systems to make meaningful progress. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2020 Jun;62:60-67. doi: 10.1016/j.conb.2019.11.021. Epub 2019 Dec 13. PMID: 31841783.

Trainee Name: Samuel Dienel MD, PhD
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: David Lewis, MD

Dienel SJ, Bazmi HH, Lewis DA. Development of transcripts regulating dendritic spines in layer 3 pyramidal cells of the monkey prefrontal cortex: Implications for the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. Neurobiol Dis. 2017 Sep;105:132-141. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2017.05.016. Epub 2017 May 31.

Hoftman GD, Dienel SJ, Bazmi HH, Zhang Y, Chen K, Lewis DA. Altered Gradients of Glutamate and Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Transcripts in the Cortical Visuospatial Working Memory Network in Schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Apr 15;83(8):670-679. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.11.029. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

Dienel SJ, Lewis DA. Alterations in cortical interneurons and cognitive function in schizophrenia. Neurobiol Dis. 2019 Nov;131:104208. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2018.06.020. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

Dienel SJ, Enwright JF 3rd, Hoftman GD, Lewis DA. Markers of glutamate and GABA neurotransmission in the prefrontal cortex of schizophrenia subjects: Disease effects differ across anatomical levels of resolution. Schizophr Res. 2020 Mar;217:86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2019.06.003. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Schoonover KE, Dienel SJ, Lewis DA. Prefrontal cortical alterations of glutamate and GABA neurotransmission in schizophrenia: Insights for rational biomarker development. Biomark Neuropsychiatry. 2020 Dec;3:100015. doi: 10.1016/j.bionps.2020.100015. Epub 2020 May 18.

Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Cecilia Lo, PhD

Gabriel GC, Pazour GJ, Lo CW. Congenital Heart Defects and Ciliopathies Associated With Renal Phenotypes. Front Pediatr. 2018 Jun 15;6:175. doi: 10.3389/fped.2018.00175. eCollection 2018.

Gabriel GC, Young CB, Lo CW. Role of cilia in the pathogenesis of congenital heart disease. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2020 May 14:S1084-9521(19)30166-1. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2020.04.017. Online ahead of print.

Gabriel GC, Lo   CW. Left-right patterning in congenital heart disease beyond heterotaxy. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2020 Mar;184(1):90-96. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.c.31768. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Trainee Name: Jenna Gale PhD
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Elias Aizenman, PhD

Gale, J. R., Hartnett-Scott, K., Ross, M. M., Rosenberg, P. A., & Aizenman, E. (2023). Copper induces neuron-sparing, ferredoxin 1-independent astrocyte toxicity mediated by oxidative stress. Journal of neurochemistry, 10.1111/jnc.15961. Advance online publication.

Hernandez-Espinosa, D. R., Gale, J. R., Scrabis, M. G., & Aizenman, E. (2023). Microglial reprogramming by Hv1 antagonism protects neurons from inflammatory and glutamate toxicity. Journal of neurochemistry, 165(1), 29–54.

Krall, R., Gale, J. R., Ross, M. M., Tzounopoulos, T., & Aizenman, E. (2022). Intracellular zinc signaling influences NMDA receptor function by enhancing the interaction of ZnT1 with GluN2A. Neuroscience letters, 790, 136896.

Gleixner, A. M., Verdone, B. M., Otte, C. G., Anderson, E. N., Ramesh, N., Shapiro, O. R., Gale, J. R., Mauna, J. C., Mann, J. R., Copley, K. E., Daley, E. L., Ortega, J. A., Cicardi, M. E., Kiskinis, E., Kofler, J., Pandey, U. B., Trotti, D., & Donnelly, C. J. (2022). NUP62 localizes to ALS/FTLD pathological assemblies and contributes to TDP-43 insolubility. Nature communications, 13(1), 3380.

Gale, J. R., Gedeon, J. Y., Donnelly, C. J., & Gold, M. S. (2022). Local translation in primary afferents and its contribution to pain. Pain, 163(12), 2302–2314.

Gale, J. R., Kosobucki, G. J., Hartnett-Scott, K. A., & Aizenman, E. (2021). Imprecision in Precision Medicine: Differential Response of a Disease-Linked GluN2A Mutant to NMDA Channel Blockers. Frontiers in pharmacology, 12, 773455.

Liu, H. Y., Gale, J. R., Reynolds, I. J., Weiss, J. H., & Aizenman, E. (2021). The Multifaceted Roles of Zinc in Neuronal Mitochondrial Dysfunction. Biomedicines, 9(5), 489.

Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Toren Finkel, MD, PhD

Ghosh-Choudhary, Shohini1; Carleton, Neil2; Flynn, JoAnne L. PhD3; Kliment, Corrine R. MD, PhD4 Strategies for Achieving Gender Equity and Work–Life Integration in Physician-Scientist Training, Academic Medicine: July 20, 2021 - Volume - Issue - doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000004246

Trainee Name: Gabrielle Gilmer
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT

Iijima H, Gilmer G, Wang K, Sivakumar S, Evans C, Matsui Y, Ambrosio F. Meta-analysis integrated with multi-omics data analysis to elucidate pathogenic mechanisms of age-related knee osteoarthritis in mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2022 Jan 3:glab386. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glab386. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34979545.

Trainee Name: Jasmine Hect
Trainee: Current
Faculty Member: Taylor Abel, MD

Hect JL, Fernandez LD, Welch WP, Abel TJ. Deep brain stimulation of the centromedian thalamic nucleus for the treatment of FIRES. Epilepsia Open. 2022 Mar;7(1):187-193. doi: 10.1002/epi4.12568. Epub 2021 Dec 13. PMID: 34862854; PMCID: PMC8886094.

Mallela AN, Hect JL, Abou-Al-Shaar H, Akwayena E, Abel TJ. Stereotactic laser interstitial thermal therapy corpus callosotomy for the treatment of pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy. Epilepsia Open. 2022 Mar;7(1):75-84. doi: 10.1002/epi4.12559. Epub 2021 Nov 24. PMID: 34758204; PMCID: PMC8886067.

Welch WP, Hect JL, Abel TJ. Case Report: Responsive Neurostimulation of the Centromedian Thalamic Nucleus for the Detection and Treatment of Seizures in Pediatric Primary Generalized Epilepsy. Front Neurol. 2021 Apr 28;12:656585. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.656585. PMID: 33995254; PMCID: PMC8113700.