Eliseo A. Eugenin, Ph.D.
Date of Birth: October, 21, 1970
Residence: US (Permanent Resident)
Minorities: Yes, Hispanic
Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile.
B.S., 1996 (Biochemistry)
- Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
M.S., 1996 (Biochemistry)
- Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Ph.D. 2001 (Physiology)
Ph.D. Thesis, Bonn University, Germany and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. 2001 (Physiology)
Department of Pathology
Laboratory of Dr. Joan W. Berman
Postdoctoral Fellow (2001-2003)
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.
Department of Pathology
Assistant Professor (2007 to present)
CFAR Investigator (2007 to present)
The Public Health Institute of Research (PHRI) and Department of Immunology and Molecular Genetics at UMDNJ, NJ, Newark.
Associated Professor (2012)
The Public Health Institute of Research (PHRI) and Department of Immunology and Molecular Genetics at Rutgers University, NJ, Newark (due to fusion of UMDNJ and Rutgers University).
Associated Professor (2012-present)
DAAD Latin American fellow from the government of Germany, 2010.
Member of the ZRG1-AARR-C on special emphasis panel/scientific review group, 2012
Member of German study section of HIV and other infectious disease, 2013-present
Regular member of study section for FONDECYT-Chile, 08/07-present
Associate Editor International Society of NeuroVirology, Newsletter
Scientific Editor, PLOS one, 2013-present
Regular member study section, Research Projects on HIV and Hepatitis, Gilead Sciences, Spain.
-Annals of Virology and Research, 2013- present
-The Journal of Gene Therapy for Genetic Disorders (GTGD), 2013-present
- Plos One, 2014-present
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:
APS- American Physiology Society (regular). 2001- present.
ASCB- American Society of Cell Biology (regular). 2000- present.
JNV- American Association of NeuroVirology. 2003-present.
New York Academy of Sciences. 2003- present
Society of Neuroscience. 2005-present
Society of Neuroimmune pharmacology (SNIP). 2006-present
International Society of Neurovirology (ISNV) 2005-present
AAAS-Science, American Assoc for Advancement of Science. 2006-Present.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Selected Invited Presentations at Scientific Meetings (more than 180)
- Sáez C.G, Berthoud V.M, Eugenín E.A. and Sáez J.C. Expression of connexin 32, the main protein of the gap junctions in the liver of rat is regulated by dexamethasone. Summaries XVI International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. September of 1994, 19-22 New Delhi, India.
- Eugenín E.A., Garcés G and Sáez J.C. A norepinephine-induced glycogenolytic signal propagates through gap junctions between rat astrocytes. Summary of the XXXVII Annual Meeting of the Society of Biology of Chile. Vol 2, No. 3, November of 1994, Puyehue, Chile.
- Eugenín E.A., Sáez G.C., Garcés G. and Sáez J.C. Regulation of the content of glycogen of the pineal gland of rat for noradrenaline. XVII annual Meeting of the Society of Pharmacology of Chile. August of 1995, 18-19 Santiago, Chile.
- Sáez C. G., Eugenín E. A., Elliot L. Hertzberg and Juan C. Sáez. Acute but not chronic CCl4 - induced liver injury transiently reduces Cx26 and Cx32 in hepatocytes and increases Cx43 in macrophages and proliferating cells. Meeting From ion channels to cell - to - cell conversations in the Center of Scientific Studies Santiago (CECS), November 28-30, 1995, Santiago, Chile.
- Eugenín E. A., Sáez C. G. and Sáez J. C. Gap junctions favor the vassopressin - induced glycogenolysis in rat hepatocytes. Communication to VIII PABMB, Pan-American Congress of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. 16 at November of 1996, 21 Pucón - Chile.
- Eugenín E. A., Sáez C. G. and Sáez J. C. Gap junctions favor the vasopressin-induced glycogenolisis in rat hepatocytes. 36 American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, Mol. Biol. Cell. December 7-11, 1996, San Francisco, California, USA.
- Bitran M., W., Eugenín E. A., Orio P. and Daniels A. Neuropeptide Y (NPY) - induced inhibition of hypothalamic noradrenaline release: Characterization of receptor subtype and role of nitric oxidizes, 27 at August of 1997, 30 Cartagena of India, Colombia
- Bitran M., W., Eugenín E. A., Orio P. and Daniels A. Neuropeptide Y (NPY)-induced inhibition of hypothalamic noradrenaline release: characterization of receptor subtype and role of nitric oxide. XXXIX Annual Meeting of the Society of Biology. Vol 5, No. 4, Nov of 1997, Pucón, Chile.
- Eugenín E. A., Alvarez M. and Sáez C. G. Regulation of gap junctional communication in MCF-7 cells by estrogen and tamoxifen. A.A.C.R. Annual Meeting, Vol. 39, March 28-April 1, 1998, New Orleans, Louisiana. U.S.A
- Sáez C. G., Eugenín E. A. and Alvarez M. Gap junctional communication in MCF-7 cells. A.S.C.O. Meeting, San Francisco, June 1998.
- Eugenín E. A., Garces G. and Sáez J. C. The conditioned media by endothelial cells induces the formation of gap junction channels between macrophages. Annual meeting of the Society of Physiology, Quinamavida, Chile, April 5-8 1998.
- Eugenín E. A. and Sáez J. C. Regulation of Cx43 cellular trafficking and functional gap junctional communication in a macrophage cell line (J744). International Gap Junction Meeting. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6-11 June 1998.
- Sáez J. C., Brañes M. C., Eugenín E. A., and Martinez A. D. Compounds released by endothelial cells induce gap junctional communication between macrophagic cells. International gap junction conference, 28 August- 2 September, 1999, Gwatt, Switzerland.
- Eugenín, E. A., Vega, V. L., Brañes, M. C., Ward, P. H. and Sáez, J. C. (2000) Tourniquet shock alters the expression of connexins in liver parenchymal and inflammatory cells J. Physiol (London) 523P, 23 p. [Abstract].
- H. González, E.A. Eugenín, G. Garcés and J.C. Sáez. (2000) Immunofluorescence detection of connexins, protein gap junction subunits, in rat Kupffer cells. J. Physiol (London) 523P, 21 p.
- Eugenin E.A. and Saez J.C. (2000) Microglia express connexin43 during brain damage and in vitro form gap junctions that enhance TNF- secretion, but not affect apoptosis. Mol. Biol. Cell 11, 227a [Abstract].
- Eugenin E.A. and Sáez J.C. (2001) Human monocytes/macrophages express connexin43 and form functional gap junction channels upon culturing under control conditions or treatment with LPS plus IFN-. International meeting of Gap Junctions, 04-09 of August, Hawaii, USA.
- Sáez J.C., Contreras J., Sánchez H., Eugenín E.A., Spiedel D., Theis M., Willecke K. and Bennett M.V. (2001) Metabolic inhibition induces opening of connexin43 gap junction hemichannels but not affect gap junctional communication in cortical rat astrocytes. International meeting of Gap Junctions, 04-09 of August, Hawaii, USA.
-. Eugenin E.A., Lopez L., D´Aversa T.J., Osieki K., Pettoello-Mantovani M., Goldstein H., and Berman J.W. Monocyte-chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) increases the transmigration of HIV-infected PBMC, but not uninfected cells, across a model of the human Blood Brain Barrier (BBB), resulting in increased permeability. Postdoc Symposia. AECOM. December 2001.
-. Eugenin E.A., Lopez L., D´Aversa T.J., Osieki K., Pettoello-Mantovani M., Goldstein H., and Berman J.W. Monocyte-chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) increases the transmigration of HIV-infected PBMC, but not uninfected cells, across a model of the human Blood Brain Barrier (BBB), resulting in increased permeability. Exp. Biology. 20-24 Aphil, 2002.
- Eugenin E.A. Oral presentation at the VIth Conference on Cerebral Vascualr Biology, Munster, Germany, June, 2005
- Eugenin E.A., and Berman J.W. HIV-1 infected human astrocytes use gap junction communication to induce apoptosis of uninfected cells. Keystone symposia. March, 25-30, 2007, Whistler, British Columbia.
- Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. Role of gap junctional communication in NeuroAIDS. Keystone symposia, Banff, 2008, Canada.
- Eugenin E.A., CFAR presentations, 2007 to 2009, Role of Gap Junction in the Pathology of NeuroAIDS.
JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER
The Scientific World Journal
AD HOC REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS.
The Journal of Neuroscience
The Journal of Immunology
American Journal Pathology
Journal Neuroscience Research
AIDS and retroviruses
BBA-Molecular Cell Research
Journal of NeuroImmune Pharmacology
CNS & Neurological Disorders-drug targets
Grant Writing Course, Department of Pathology, December-March, 2007-2012.
Mechanisms of Disease, Medical School Course-Small Group Sessions, Department of Pathology, September to December, 2006-2012
Advance concepts in Virology, 2012-present.
TRAINING GRANT PARTICIPATION
Millennium Nucleus on Immunology and Immunotherapy (Santiago, Chile). 1/04-present
PAST/CURRENT RESEARCH GRANT SUPPPORT
- No. 2990004 (Fondecyt, Chile) PI: Eliseo Eugenin 03/1999-02/2001
Biogenesis and function of gap junctions between macrophagic cells Role: P.I.
- NIH/NIMH KO1 MH076679-01A1 P.I: Eliseo Eugenin 04/01/06-03/31/12 NCE
The role of gap junctions channels in NeuroAIDS. Role: P.I.
- Pilot Grant in Aging-related research, Montefiore Medical Center.
Role of Tight Junction protein expression in human smooth muscle cells during the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.
2008-2009 P.I: Eliseo Eugenin Role: P.I
- CFAR developmental grant PI: Eliseo Eugenin Role: PI
Methamphetamine alters blood brain barrier functions facilitating entry of HIV and fungal pathogens into the central nervous system. 2010-2011
-NIH/NIMH RO1 MH096625 PI: Eugenin E. Funded 2012-2017
Title: Astrocyte connexin43 containing channels amplify CNS dysfunction in NeuroAIDS
This grant is a continuation and extension of a KO1 about the role of these channels in astrocytes in the pathogenesis of CNS HIV disease.
-PHRI Internal funding PI: Eugenin E. Funded 2012-2017
Title: mechanisms of CNS compromise by flaviviruses
-GSK scientific collaboration PI: Eugenin E. Funded 2013-2015
Title: Role of TNT in HIV spread: a novel mechanism of HIV transmission
-NIH/NIMH 1RO1MH104150-01 PI: Eugenin E. 04/01/2013-03/31/2018 (pending)
Targeting HIV CNS reservoirs: role of mitochondrial factors and reactivation. This proposal examines the mechanism of viral reactivation and apoptosis of latent infected cells.
-NIH/Office of the director 11091385 Multi PI: Dubnau, David (Contact); Eugenin, Eliseo and Tyagi, Sanjay. A Zeiss cell observer spinning disk live cell imaging system for NJMS. Review 01/2013 (Pending)
-NIH grant 11752457 Role of pannexin-1 hemichannels in CNS disease
-NIH/HL128152 Mechanisms of accelerated atherosclerosis in HIV
-NIH/AI 118436 Mechanisms of survival of CNS reservoirs
- Novel cellular targets for HIV infection. Provisional patent application, No. 61/606,696. Filed on March 5, 2012.
-New experimental approaches to detection of pathogens using improved confocal and staining thecniques. Filed on November, 2013.
1996 PhD fellowship assigned by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
PhD fellowship granted by Conicyt, Chile.
Doctoral grant by FONDECYT-Chile (Number: 2990004). PI: Eliseo Eugenin
Fellowship assigned by DAAD (Germany) to do thesis studies in Germany (Bonn University).
Fellowship to finish doctoral thesis from CONICYT-Chile.
-Courtney Villeux, Ph.D. student Rutgers University
-Victoria Riveiro, Science Park High school, Summer, 2013 (First place Ribbons award)
-Paul Castellano, Ph.D. candidate, 2012-present
- Courney Re, Ph.D. candidate, 2013
-Oluwadamilola T. Oke, Science Park High School, summer, 2012 (Award for the best work)
-Zaquilla Qualls, Ph.D. candidate, 2012
-Stephanie Velasquez, Ph.D. candidate, 2012-present
-Joy Gibson, M.D./Ph.D. candidate, Ph.D. completed 04/2011.
-Jessie King, M.D./Ph.D. candidate. Ph.D. completed 10/2010.
-Daniel Childs, College Junior, summer studies (2009).
-Deepa Rastogi, Clinical mentoring, Montefiore Children’s Hospital (2008-present).
-Rebecca Parver-Gams, Summer student (2002) and Medical Student (2004).
-Tamar Kessel, Summer student (2001) and Medical Student (2003).
Post doctoral Trainees.
Luis Martinez (2010-2011), Current position, Assistant Professor Long Island University.
Loreto Carvallo (2010-2012), Current position, Postdoctoral fellow, Albert Einstein, Bronx, NY.
Juan Andres Orellana (2011-2012), Current position, Assistant Professor, Catholic University, Chile.
Carlo Daep (2012-present), Current position, Group Leader, Colgate-Palmovile Industries, NJ.
1.- Eugenín E. A. (1996) Regulación de los almacenes de glicógeno por norepinefrina en la glándula pineal de rata: papel de las uniones en hendidura. VI + 67 pp. Undergraduate Thesis.
2.- Eugenín E.A., Sáez G.C., Garcés G. and Sáez J.C. (1997) Regulation of the rat pineal gland glycogen content by norepinephine. Brain Research. 760 (1,2); 34-41.
3.- Eugenín E. A., Gonzalez H., Sáez C. G. and Sáez J. C. (1998) Gap junctional communication coordinates the vasopressin-induced glycogenolisis in rat hepatocytes. Am. J. Physiol 274 (6); G 1109-1116.
4.- Bitran M., Tapia W., Eugenín E. A., Orio P., and Boric M. P. (1999) Neuropeptide Y induced inhibition of noradrenaline release in the rat hypothalamus: Characterization of receptor subtype and role of nitric oxide. Brain Research, 851 (1,2); 87-93.
5.- Saez J.C., Brañes M.C., Corvalan L.A., Eugenín E.A., Gonzalez H., Martinez A.D. and Palisson F. (2000) Gap junctions in cells of the immune system: structure, regulation and possible functional roles. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research. 33: 447-455.
6.- Saez J.C. Araya R., Brañes M.C., Concha M., Contreras J., Eugenín E.A., Martinez A.D., Palisson F. and Sepulveda M.A. (2000) Gap junctions in inflammatory responses: connexins, regulation and possible functional roles. Current Topics in Membranes. 49: 555-576.
7.- Eugenín E.A., Eckcart D., Theis M., Willecke K., Bennett M.V. and Sáez J.C. (2001) Microglia at brain stab wounds express connexin43 and in vitro form functional gap junctions after treatment with interferon-gamma and tumor necrosis factor-alpha. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98 (7), 4190-4195.
8.- Dougnac A., Riquelme A., Calvo M., Andresen M., Magedzo A., Eugenin E., Marshall G. and Gutierrez. (2001) Study of cytokines kinetics in severe sepsis and its relationship with mortality and score of organic dysfunction. Rev. Med. Chil. 129 (4), 347-358.
9- Contreras J., Sánchez H., Eugenin E.A., Spiedel D., Theis M., Willecke K., Bukauskas F.F., Bennett M.V and Sáez J.C. (2002) Metabolic inhibition induces opening of unapposed connexin43 gap junction hemichannels and reduces gap junctional communication in cortical astrocytes in culture. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 99 (1) 495-500
10.- Gonzalez H., Eugenín E. A., Garces G., Solis N., Pizarro M., Accatino L. and Sáez J. C. (2002) Regulation of hepatic connexins during cholestasis: the involvement of some cellular and humoral inflammatory mediators. Am. J. Physiol. 282 (6) G991-G1001.
11.- Martinez A. D., Eugenín E. A., Brañes M.C., Bennett M.V., and Sáez J.C. (2002) Identification of a second messenger pathway that induces the expression of functional gap junctions in cultured newborn rat microglia. Brain Research. 943 (2) 191-201.
12.- Eugenin E.A., Branes M.C., Berman J.W. and Saez J.C. (2003) TNF- plus IFN- induce connexin43 expression and formation of gap junctions between human monocytes/macrophages that enhance physiological responses. J Immunology. 170: 1320-1328.
13.- Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2003) Chemokine dependent mechanisms of leukocyte trafficking across a model of the blood-brain barrier. Methods. 29, 351-361.
14.- Saez C.G., Velasquez L., Montoya M., Eugenin E.A. and Alvarez M.G. (2003) Increased Gap junctional intercellular communication is directly related to the anti-tumor effect of all-trans retinoic acid plus tamoxifen in a human mammary cell line. J Cellular Biochemistry. 89: 450-461.
15.- Eugenin E.A., D’Aversa T., Lopez L., Calderon T. and Berman J.W. (2003) MCP-1 (CCL2) protects human neurons and astrocytes from NMDA or HIV-tat-induced apoptosis. Journal of Neurochemistry. 85: 1299-1311.
16.- Eugenin E.A., Dyer G., Calderon T.M. and Berman J.W. (2005) HIV-1 tat protein induces migration of human fetal microglia by a mechanism CCL2 (MCP-1) dependent. Possible role of microglial axis CCL2-CCR2 in NeuroAIDS. Glia 49: 501-510.
17.- D’Averza T.G., Eugenin E.A., Berman J.W. (2005) NeuroAIDS: Contributions of HIV-1 proteins tat and gp120, and CD40 to microglial activation. J. Neuroscience Res. 81: 436-46.
18.- Eugenin E.A., Gamss R., Buckner C., Buono D., Klein R., Schoenbaum E.E., Calderon T.M. and Berman J.W. (2006) Shedding of PECAM-1 during HIV-infection: A role for sPECAM-1 in NeuroAIDS and in the pathogenesis of dementia. J Leukocyte Biology. 79: 444-452.
19.-, King J.E., Eugenin E.A., Buckner C. and Berman J.W. (2006) New insights in HIV-tat induced neurotoxicity. Microbes and Immunity. 8: 1347-1357.
20.- Eugenin E.A., Osiecki K., Lopez L., Goldstein H., Calderon T.M. and Berman J.W. (2006) CCL2/MCP-1 mediates enhanced transmigration of HIV-infected leukocytes across the blood brain barrier: a potential mechanism of HIV-CNS invasion and NeuroAIDS. J. Neuroscience. 26:1098-106
21. Buckner C., Luers A., Calderon T., Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2006) Neuroimmunity and the Blood Brain Barrier: The Molecular Regulation of Leukocyte Transmigration and Viral Entry into the Nervous System with a Focus on NeuroAIDS. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol.1 (2) 160-181.
22.- Calderon T.M., Eugenin E.A., Lopez L., Hesselgesser J., Raine C.S. and Berman J.W. (2006) Upregulation of SDF-1a by astrocytes and endothelial cells in multiple sclerosis lesions: Mechanism of induction by myelin basic protein. J. Neuroimmunology. 177(1-2): 27-39.
23. Eugenin E. A., King J.E., Nath A., Calderon T. M., Zukin S.R., Bennett M.V.L, and Berman J. W. (2007) HIV-tat induces the formation of an LRP-PSD95-NMDAR-nNOS complex necessary for neuronal apoptosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104 (9)3438-3443.
24. Eugenin E.A., Gonzalez H., Sanchez H., Branes M.C. and Saez J.C. (2007) Inflammatory conditions induce gap junctional communication between Kupffer cells both in vivo and in vitro. Cell Immunology. 247(2):103-10.
25. Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2007) Gap junctions mediate HIV-bystander killing in astrocytes. J. Neuroscience. 27 (47): 12844-50.
26. Dougnac A., Castro R., Riquelme A., Calvo M., Eugenin E., Arellano M., Pattillo M., Regueira T., Mercado M., and Andresen M. (2007) Pro and anti-inflammatory balance of septic patients is associated with severity and outcome. Crit. Care & Shock, 10: 99-107.
27. D’Aversa T.G., Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2008) CD40-CD40L interactions in human microglia induces CXCL18 (IL-8) secretion by a mechanism dependent on activation of ERK1/2, and nuclear translocation of NFkB and AP-1. J. Neurosci. Res. 86 (3):630-639.
28. Eugenin E.A., Morgello S., Klotman M.E., Mosoian A., Lento P.A., Berman J.W., and Schecter A.D. (2008) HIV infects human arterial smooth muscle cells in vivo and in vitro: Implications for the pathogenesis of HIV-mediated vascular disease. American Journal of Pathology.172 (4), 1100-11.
29. Rao V.R., Eugenin E.A., Berman J.W. and Prasad V.R. (2009) Methods to study monocyte migration induced by HIV-infected cells. Prasad and Kalpana Editors, in HIV protocols by Humana Press. 485:295-309.
30. Opazo C., Gianini A., Pancetti F., Azkcona G., Noches V., Gonzalez P., Porto M., Rosenthal D., Eugenin E., Kalergis A., and Riedel C.A. (2008) Maternal Hypothyroxinemia impairs Spatial Learning and Synaptic nature and function in the Offspring. Endocrinology. 149(10):5097-106.
31. Rao V.R., Sas A., Eugenin E., Siddappa N.B., Bimonte-Nelson H., Berman J.W. Ranga U., Tyor W.R. and Prasad V.R. (2008) HIV-1 clade-specific differences in the induction of neuropathogenesis. J Neuroscience. 28 (40), 10010-10016.
32. Eugenin E.A., Gaskill P.J., and Berman J.W. (2009) Tunneling nanotubes (TNT) are induced by HIV-infection of macrophages: a potential mechanism for intercellular HIV trafficking. Cellular Immunology.254 (2);142-148.
33. Bueno S., Gonzalez P., Cautivo K., Mora J., Leiva E., Tobar H., Fennelly G., Eugenin E.A., Jacobs W., Riedel C., Kalergis A. (2009) Protective T cell immunity against respiratory syncytial virus is efficiently induced by recombinant BCG. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 105(52):20822-7
34. Eugenin E.A., Gaskill P.J., and Berman J.W. (2009) Tunneling nanotubes (TNT): a potential mechanism for intercellular trafficking. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 2(3): 243-4.
35. Gaskill P.J., Calderon T.M., Luers A.J., Eugenin E.A., Javitch J.A., and Berman J.W. (2009) HIV infection of human macrophages is increased by dopamine; a bridge between HIV associated neurologic disorders and drug abuse. Am J. Pathology. 175(3)1148-59.
36. Agiostratidou G., Suyama K.,Badano I., Keren R., Chung S., Anzovino A., Hulit J., Qian B., Bouzahzah B., Eugenin E., Loudig O., Phillip G.R., Locker J. and Hazan R.B. (2009) Loss of retinal cadherin facilitates mammary tumor progression and metastasis. Cancer Res. 69(12): 5030-8.
37. Hazleton J.E., Berman J.W., and Eugenin E.A. (2010) Novel mechanism of central nervous system damage in HIV infection. HIV/AIDS-Research and Palliative Care. 2, 39-49.
38. King J.E., Eugenin E.A., Hazleton J.E., Morgello S. and Berman J.W. (2010) Mechanisms of HIV-Tat Induced phosphorylation of NMDA Receptor Subunit 2A in Human Primary Neurons: Implications for NeuroAIDS Pathogenesis. Am. J Pathology. 176(6) 2819-30.
39. Roberts T.K., Eugenin E.A., Morgello S., Clements J.E, Zink M.C., and Berman J.W. (2010) PrPC, the Cellular Isoform of the Human Prion Protein, is a Novel Marker of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Impairment and Modulates Neuroinflammation. American J. Pathology. 177(4) 1848-60.
40. Eugenin E.A., King J.E., Hazleton J.E., Major E.O., Bennett M.V.L., Zukin R.S. and Berman J.W. (2011) Differences in NMDA receptor expression during development determine the response of neurons to HIV-tat mediated neurotoxicity. Neurotoxicity Research. 19 (1) 138-48.
41. Roberts T.K., Eugenin E.A., Romero I.A., Weksler B.B., Couraud P-O. and Berman J.W. (2012) CCL2 disrupt the adherens junction and increases blood brain barrier permeability. Laboratory Investigation. 92(8): 1213-33.
42. Eugenin E.A., Clements J.E, Zink M.C., and Berman J.W. (2011) HIV infection of human astrocytes disrupts blood brain barrier integrity by a gap junction dependent mechanism. The Journal of Neuroscience. 31(26):9456-65.
43. Coniglio S.J., Eugenin E., Dobrenis K., Stanley E.R., West B.L., Symons M.H., and Segall J.E. (2012) Microglial stimulation of glioblastoma invasion involves EGFR and CSF-1R signaling. Molecular Medicine. 18(1):519-27. doi: 10.2119/molmed.2011.00217
44. Cortez C., Eugenin E., Aliaga E., Carreno L.J., Bueno S.B., Gonzalez P., Gayol S., Naranjo D., Noches V., Marassi M.P., Rosenthal D., Jadue C., Ibarra C., Ibarra P., Keitel C., Wohllk N., Kalergis A.M. and Riede C.A. (2012) Hypothyrodism in adult rat causes an increment of BDNF in the brain, neuronal and astrocyte apoptosis, gliosis and deterioration of the postsynaptic density. Thyroid, 22(9):951-63.
45. D’Aversa T., Eugenin E., Lopez L., and Berman J.W. Myelin basic protein induces inflammatory mediators from primary human endothelial cells and blood brain barrier disruption: Implications for the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. Neurobiology of Disease. In Press, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2990.2012.01279.x.
46. Hazleton J.E., Berman J.W. and Eugenin E.A. (2012) Purinergic Receptors are required for HIV-1 Infection of Primary Human Macrophages. J. Immunology. 188(9):4488-95.
47. Chung S, Yao J, Suyama K, Bajaj S, Qian X, Loudig OD, Eugenin EA, Phillips GR, Hazan RB. (2012) N-cadherin promotes breast cancer cell migration by suppressing Akt3 expression. Oncology. In press. doi: 10.1038/onc.2012.65.
48. Williams D., Eugenin E. A., Calderon T.M. and Berman J.W. (2012) Monocyte Maturation, HIV Susceptibility, and Transmigration Across the Blood Brain Barrier are Critical in HIV Neuropathogenesis. J. Leukocyte Biology. 91(3):401-15
49. Eugenin EA, Basilio D, Sáez JC, Orellana JA, Raine CS, Bukauskas F, Bennett MV, Berman JW. (2012) The Role of Gap Junction Channels During Physiologic and Pathologic Conditions of the Human Central Nervous System. J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 7(3): 499-518.
50. Roberts TK, Eugenin EA, Lopez L, Romero IA, Weksler BB, Couraud PO, Berman JW. (2012) CCL2 disrupts the adherens junction: implications for neuroinflammation. Lab Invest. 2012 May 28. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2012.80. [Epub ahead of print]
51. Qian X., Hulit J., Suyama K., Eugenin E.A., Belbin T.J., Loudig O., Smirnova T., Zhou Z.N., Segall J., Locker J., Phillips G.R., Norton L., Hazan R.B. (2012). P21CIP1 mediates reciprocal switching between proliferation and invasion during metastasis. Oncogene, 2012 Jul 2. doi: 10.1038/onc.2012.249.
52. Gaskill P.J., Carvallo L., Eugenin E.A., Berman J.W. (2013) Characterization and function of the human macrophage dopaminergic system: implications for CNS disease and drug abuse. J Neuroinflammation. 18;9(1):203.
53. Orellana JA., Williams D.W., Saez J.C., Berman J.W., and Eugenin E.A. (2013) Pannexin1 hemichannels are critical for HIV infection of human primary CD4+ T lymphocytes. J Leukocyte Biology. 94(3):399-407.
54. Eugenin E.A., Greco J.M., Frases S., Nosanchuk J.D., and Martinez L.R. (2013) Methamphetamine alters blood brain barrier protein expression facilitating central nervous system infection by neurotropic Cryptococcus Neoformans. Journal Infectious Disease, 208(4); 699-704.
55. Liu Tong-Bao., Kim J-C., Wang Y., Toffaletti D.L., Eugenin E., Perfect J., Kim K.L., Xue Chaoyang. Brain inositol is a novel stimulator for promoting Cryptococcus penetration of the blood-brain barrier. Plos pathogens. 9(4).
56. Williams D., Calderon T.M., Lopez- L, Carvallo L., Gaskill P., Eugenin E.A., Morgello S., and Joan Berman. (2013) Mechanisms of HIV Entry Across the Blood Brain Barrier by CD14+CD16+ Monocytes: Important Roles for JAM-A, ALCAM, and CCR2. Plos Pathogens. 8 (7).
57. Megra B., Eugenin E.A, Roberts T., Morgello S., and Berman J.W. (2013) Protease resistant protein cellular isoform (PrPc) as a biomarker: clues into the pathogenesis of HAND. Journal Neuroimmune Pharmacology. 8(5); 1159-66.
58. Mavrianos J., Berkow E., Desai C., Pandey A., Batish M., Rabadi M., Barker K., Pain D., Rogers P., Eugenin E.A., and Chauhan N. (2013) Mitochondrial two-component signaling systems in Candida albicans. Eukaryotic Cell. 12(6):913-22.
59. Rao V.R., Neogi U., Talboom J.S., Padilla L., Rahman M., Fritz-French C., Gonzalez-Ramirez S., Verma A., Wood C., Ruprecht R.M., Ranga U., Azim T., Joska J., Eugenin E., Shet A, Bimonte-Nelson H., Tyor W.R., and Prasad V.R. (2013)Clade C HIV-1 isolates circulating in Southern Africa exhibit a greater frequency of dicysteine motif-containing Tat variants than those in Southeast Asia and cause increased neurovirulence. Retrovirology. 10 (61).
60. Albornoz E.A., Carreño L.J., Cortés C., Gonzalez P.A., Cisternas P.A., Cautivo K.M., Catalan T.P., Opazo M.C., Eugenin E.A., Berman J.W., Bueno S.M., Kalergis A.M., Riedel C.A. (2013) Gestational Hypothyroidism Increases the Severity of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis in Adult Offspring. Thyroid, 23(12) 1627-37.
61. Eugenin E.A. (2013) Community-acquired pneumonia infections by Acinetobacter baumannii: How does alcohol impact the antimicrobial functions of macrophages? Virulence, 4(6): 435-436.
62. Patel D, Desai GM, Frases S, Cordero RJ, DeLeon-Rodriguez CM, Eugenin EA, Nosanchuk JD, Martinez LR.(2013) Methamphetamine enhances Cryptococcus neoformans pulmonary infection and dissemination to the brain. mBio, 4(4).
63. Williams D.W., Calderon T.M., Lopez L., Carvallo-Torres L., Gaskill P.J., Eugenin E.A., Morgello S., Berman J.W. (2013) Mechanisms of HIV Entry into the CNS: Increased Sensitivity of HIV Infected CD14(+)CD16(+) Monocytes to CCL2 and Key Roles of CCR2, JAM-A, and ALCAM in Diapedesis. Plos One, 8(7).
64. Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2014) Cytochrome C dysregulation induced by HIV infection of astrocytes results in bystander apoptosis of uninfected astrocytes by an IP3 and Calcium dependent mechanism. J Neurochemistry, 127 (5): 644-51.
65. Orellana J.A., Saez J.C., Bennett M.V., Berman J.W., Morgello S. and Eugenin E.A. (2014) HIV increases the relase of dickkopf-1 protein from human astrocytes by a Cx43 hemichannel dependent mechanism. J Neurochemistry. 128 (5): 752-63.
66. Eugenin E.A. (2014) Role of connexins/pannexin containing channels in infectious diseases. FEBS letters. 588 (8) 1389-95.
67. Velasquez S. and Eugenin E.A. (2014) Role of pannexin-1 hemichannels and purinergic receptors in the pathogenesis of human diseases. Front Physiology. 14 (5). In press
68. Castellano P and Eugenin E.A. (2014) Regulation of gap junction channels by infectious agents and inflammation in the CNS. Fronteir in Cell NeuroScience. 8 (122). In press
69. Cheshenko N., Trepanier J.B., Gonzalez P.A., Eugenin E.A., Jacobs W.R. Jr., and Herold B.C. (2014) Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 glycoprotein H interacts with integrin alphaVBeta3 to facilitate viral entry and calcium signaling in human genital tract epithelial cells. J. Virology. In press.
70. Rella C., Ruel N., and Eugenin E.A. (2014) Development of imaging techniques to study the pathogenesis of BSL2/3 infectious agents. Pathogens and Disease. In Press.
71. Nosanchuck J., Eugenin E.A., Martinez L. (2013) Methamphetamine alters the antimicrobial efficacy of phagocytic cells during methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus skin infection. Submitted to J infectious Disease.
72. Daep C.A. and Eugenin E.A. (2013) Flaviviruses, an expanding threat in public health: focus in Dengue, West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitic virus. In press JNV
INVATED BOOK CHAPTERS.
1.- Sáez C. G., Eugenín E. A., Hertzbertg E. L. and Sáez J. C. (1997) Regulation of gap junctions in rat liver during acute and chronic CCl4-induced liver injury. In: From ion channels to cell-to-cell conversations (Latorre R. and Sáez J. C., Eds) Plenum Press, New York.
2.- Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2005) Mechanism of viral entry through the Blood-Brain Barrier. Gendelmann, H. Editor, Oxford, London. The Neurology of AIDS (Second Edition) Edited by Gendelman H., Grant I., Everall I., Lipton S. and Swindells S. Oxford Publ. pp.147-154.
3.- Eugenin E.A. and Berman J.W. (2011) Mechanism of cellular and viral entry through the Blood-Brain Barrier. Gendelmann, H. Editor, Oxford, London. The Neurology of AIDS (Third Edition) Edited by Gendelman H., Everall I., Lipton S. and Swindells S. Oxford Publ.
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