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Brian Jason Wainger, M.D., Ph.D.

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  1. DP2NS106664 (WAINGER, BRIAN JASON) Sep 25, 2017 - Sep 29, 2022
    NIH/NINDS
    A Human Stem Cell-Derived Neuromuscular Junction Model for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. K08NS082364 (WAINGER, BRIAN JASON) Apr 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    NIH/NINDS
    Defining an Electrophysiological Phenotype of ALS Patient-Derived Motor Neurons
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Klim JR, Williams LA, Limone F, Guerra San Juan I, Davis-Dusenbery BN, Mordes DA, Burberry A, Steinbaugh MJ, Gamage KK, Kirchner R, Moccia R, Cassel SH, Chen K, Wainger BJ, Woolf CJ, Eggan K. ALS-implicated protein TDP-43 sustains levels of STMN2, a mediator of motor neuron growth and repair. Nat Neurosci. 2019 02; 22(2):167-179. PMID: 30643292.
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  2. Wainger BJ, Lagier-Tourenne C. Taking on the Elephant in the Tissue Culture Room: iPSC Modeling for Sporadic ALS. Cell Stem Cell. 2018 Oct 04; 23(4):466-467. PMID: 30290176.
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  3. Aneichyk T, Hendriks WT, Yadav R, Shin D, Gao D, Vaine CA, Collins RL, Domingo A, Currall B, Stortchevoi A, Multhaupt-Buell T, Penney EB, Cruz L, Dhakal J, Brand H, Hanscom C, Antolik C, Dy M, Ragavendran A, Underwood J, Cantsilieris S, Munson KM, Eichler EE, Acuña P, Go C, Jamora RDG, Rosales RL, Church DM, Williams SR, Garcia S, Klein C, Müller U, Wilhelmsen KC, Timmers HTM, Sapir Y, Wainger BJ, Henderson D, Ito N, Weisenfeld N, Jaffe D, Sharma N, Breakefield XO, Ozelius LJ, Bragg DC, Talkowski ME. Dissecting the Causal Mechanism of X-Linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism by Integrating Genome and Transcriptome Assembly. Cell. 2018 02 22; 172(5):897-909.e21. PMID: 29474918.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  4. Wainger BJ, Cudkowicz ME. Cortical Hyperexcitability in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: C9orf72 Repeats. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Nov; 72(11):1235-6. PMID: 26348624.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. McNeish J, Gardner JP, Wainger BJ, Woolf CJ, Eggan K. From Dish to Bedside: Lessons Learned While Translating Findings from a Stem Cell Model of Disease to a Clinical Trial. Cell Stem Cell. 2015 Jul 02; 17(1):8-10. PMID: 26140603.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  6. Wainger BJ, Buttermore ED, Oliveira JT, Mellin C, Lee S, Saber WA, Wang AJ, Ichida JK, Chiu IM, Barrett L, Huebner EA, Bilgin C, Tsujimoto N, Brenneis C, Kapur K, Rubin LL, Eggan K, Woolf CJ. Modeling pain in vitro using nociceptor neurons reprogrammed from fibroblasts. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Jan; 18(1):17-24. PMID: 25420066.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  7. Choi SH, Kim YH, Hebisch M, Sliwinski C, Lee S, D'Avanzo C, Chen H, Hooli B, Asselin C, Muffat J, Klee JB, Zhang C, Wainger BJ, Peitz M, Kovacs DM, Woolf CJ, Wagner SL, Tanzi RE, Kim DY. A three-dimensional human neural cell culture model of Alzheimer's disease. Nature. 2014 Nov 13; 515(7526):274-8. PMID: 25307057.
    Citations: 149     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  8. Kiskinis E, Sandoe J, Williams LA, Boulting GL, Moccia R, Wainger BJ, Han S, Peng T, Thams S, Mikkilineni S, Mellin C, Merkle FT, Davis-Dusenbery BN, Ziller M, Oakley D, Ichida J, Di Costanzo S, Atwater N, Maeder ML, Goodwin MJ, Nemesh J, Handsaker RE, Paull D, Noggle S, McCarroll SA, Joung JK, Woolf CJ, Brown RH, Eggan K. Pathways disrupted in human ALS motor neurons identified through genetic correction of mutant SOD1. Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Jun 05; 14(6):781-95. PMID: 24704492.
    Citations: 105     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  9. Wainger BJ, Kiskinis E, Mellin C, Wiskow O, Han SS, Sandoe J, Perez NP, Williams LA, Lee S, Boulting G, Berry JD, Brown RH, Cudkowicz ME, Bean BP, Eggan K, Woolf CJ. Intrinsic membrane hyperexcitability of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patient-derived motor neurons. Cell Rep. 2014 Apr 10; 7(1):1-11. PMID: 24703839.
    Citations: 118     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  10. Giblin K, Newmark JL, Brenner GJ, Wainger BJ. Headache plus: trigeminal and autonomic features in a case of cervicogenic headache responsive to third occipital nerve radiofrequency ablation. Pain Med. 2014 Mar; 15(3):473-8. PMID: 24401103.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Brenneis C, Kistner K, Puopolo M, Jo S, Roberson D, Sisignano M, Segal D, Cobos EJ, Wainger BJ, Labocha S, Ferreirós N, von Hehn C, Tran J, Geisslinger G, Reeh PW, Bean BP, Woolf CJ. Bupivacaine-induced cellular entry of QX-314 and its contribution to differential nerve block. Br J Pharmacol. 2014 Jan; 171(2):438-51. PMID: 24117225.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  12. Chiu IM, Heesters BA, Ghasemlou N, Von Hehn CA, Zhao F, Tran J, Wainger B, Strominger A, Muralidharan S, Horswill AR, Bubeck Wardenburg J, Hwang SW, Carroll MC, Woolf CJ. Bacteria activate sensory neurons that modulate pain and inflammation. Nature. 2013 Sep 05; 501(7465):52-7. PMID: 23965627.
    Citations: 110     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  13. Yang YM, Gupta SK, Kim KJ, Powers BE, Cerqueira A, Wainger BJ, Ngo HD, Rosowski KA, Schein PA, Ackeifi CA, Arvanites AC, Davidow LS, Woolf CJ, Rubin LL. A small molecule screen in stem-cell-derived motor neurons identifies a kinase inhibitor as a candidate therapeutic for ALS. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Jun 06; 12(6):713-26. PMID: 23602540.
    Citations: 76     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  14. Hanada T, Weitzer S, Mair B, Bernreuther C, Wainger BJ, Ichida J, Hanada R, Orthofer M, Cronin SJ, Komnenovic V, Minis A, Sato F, Mimata H, Yoshimura A, Tamir I, Rainer J, Kofler R, Yaron A, Eggan KC, Woolf CJ, Glatzel M, Herbst R, Martinez J, Penninger JM. CLP1 links tRNA metabolism to progressive motor-neuron loss. Nature. 2013 Mar 28; 495(7442):474-80. PMID: 23474986.
    Citations: 57     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  15. Son EY, Ichida JK, Wainger BJ, Toma JS, Rafuse VF, Woolf CJ, Eggan K. Conversion of mouse and human fibroblasts into functional spinal motor neurons. Cell Stem Cell. 2011 Sep 02; 9(3):205-18. PMID: 21852222.
    Citations: 235     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  16. Boulting GL, Kiskinis E, Croft GF, Amoroso MW, Oakley DH, Wainger BJ, Williams DJ, Kahler DJ, Yamaki M, Davidow L, Rodolfa CT, Dimos JT, Mikkilineni S, MacDermott AB, Woolf CJ, Henderson CE, Wichterle H, Eggan K. A functionally characterized test set of human induced pluripotent stem cells. Nat Biotechnol. 2011 Mar; 29(3):279-86. PMID: 21293464.
    Citations: 188     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Edlow BL, Wainger BJ, Frosch MP, Copen WA, Rathmell JP, Rost NS. Posterior circulation stroke after C1-C2 intraarticular facet steroid injection: evidence for diffuse microvascular injury. Anesthesiology. 2010 Jun; 112(6):1532-5. PMID: 20460995.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Wainger BJ, Rathmell JP. Perils of intravascular methylprednisolone injection into the vertebral artery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 May; 91(5):1277-8; author reply 1278. PMID: 19411485.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  19. Santoro B, Wainger BJ, Siegelbaum SA. Regulation of HCN channel surface expression by a novel C-terminal protein-protein interaction. J Neurosci. 2004 Nov 24; 24(47):10750-62. PMID: 15564593.
    Citations: 80     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  20. Wainger BJ, DeGennaro M, Santoro B, Siegelbaum SA, Tibbs GR. Molecular mechanism of cAMP modulation of HCN pacemaker channels. Nature. 2001 Jun 14; 411(6839):805-10. PMID: 11459060.
    Citations: 150     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  21. Notterman D, Young S, Wainger B, Levine AJ. Prevention of mammalian DNA reduplication, following the release from the mitotic spindle checkpoint, requires p53 protein, but not p53-mediated transcriptional activity. Oncogene. 1998 Nov 26; 17(21):2743-51. PMID: 9840938.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.