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Alfredo Gimenez-Cassina, Ph.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Cell Biology (EXT)
InstitutionDana-Farber Cancer Institute
DepartmentCell Biology
AddressDana Farber Cancer Institute
CLS11-111, Cancer Bio, Pathology
44 Binney St
Boston MA 02115

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  1. Giménez-Cassina A, Lim F, Díaz-Nido J. Chronic inhibition of glycogen synthase kinase-3 protects against rotenone-induced cell death in human neuron-like cells by increasing BDNF secretion. Neurosci Lett. 2012 Dec 7; 531(2):182-7.
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  2. Fu S, Fan J, Blanco J, Gimenez-Cassina A, Danial NN, Watkins SM, Hotamisligil GS. Polysome profiling in liver identifies dynamic regulation of endoplasmic reticulum translatome by obesity and fasting. PLoS Genet. 2012 Aug; 8(8):e1002902.
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  3. Gimenez-Cassina A, Wade-Martins R, Gomez-Sebastian S, Corona JC, Lim F, Diaz-Nido J. Infectious delivery and long-term persistence of transgene expression in the brain by a 135-kb iBAC-FXN genomic DNA expression vector. Gene Ther. 2011 Oct; 18(10):1015-9.
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  4. Gimenez-Cassina A, Danial NN. Noxa: a sweet twist to survival and more. Mol Cell. 2010 Dec 10; 40(5):687-8.
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  5. Simarro M, Gimenez-Cassina A, Kedersha N, Lazaro JB, Adelmant GO, Marto JA, Rhee K, Tisdale S, Danial N, Benarafa C, Orduña A, Anderson P. Fast kinase domain-containing protein 3 is a mitochondrial protein essential for cellular respiration. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Oct 22; 401(3):440-6.
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  6. Corona JC, Gimenez-Cassina A, Lim F, Díaz-Nido J. Hexokinase II gene transfer protects against neurodegeneration in the rotenone and MPTP mouse models of Parkinson's disease. J Neurosci Res. 2010 Jul; 88(9):1943-50.
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  7. Danial NN, Gimenez-Cassina A, Tondera D. Homeostatic functions of BCL-2 proteins beyond apoptosis. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010; 687:1-32.
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  8. Gimenez-Cassina A, Lim F, Cerrato T, Palomo GM, Diaz-Nido J. Mitochondrial hexokinase II promotes neuronal survival and acts downstream of glycogen synthase kinase-3. J Biol Chem. 2009 Jan 30; 284(5):3001-11.
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  9. Simón D, Benitez MJ, Gimenez-Cassina A, Garrido JJ, Bhat RV, Díaz-Nido J, Wandosell F. Pharmacological inhibition of GSK-3 is not strictly correlated with a decrease in tyrosine phosphorylation of residues 216/279. J Neurosci Res. 2008 Feb 15; 86(3):668-74.
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  10. Gomez-Sebastian S, Gimenez-Cassina A, Diaz-Nido J, Lim F, Wade-Martins R. Infectious delivery and expression of a 135 kb human FRDA genomic DNA locus complements Friedreich's ataxia deficiency in human cells. Mol Ther. 2007 Feb; 15(2):248-54.
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  11. Gimenez-Cassina A, Lim F, Diaz-Nido J. Gene transfer into Purkinje cells using herpesviral amplicon vectors in cerebellar cultures. Neurochem Int. 2007 Jan; 50(1):181-8.
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  12. Gimenez-Cassina A, Lim F, Diaz-Nido J. Differentiation of a human neuroblastoma into neuron-like cells increases their susceptibility to transduction by herpesviral vectors. J Neurosci Res. 2006 Sep; 84(4):755-67.
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