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profileErik Ruben Abels, M.Sc.

TitleResearch Assistant Graduate Student in Neurology
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
149 13th Street
Charlestown MA 02129
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  1. Alieva M, Margarido AS, Wieles T, Abels ER, Colak B, Boquetale C, Jan Noordmans H, Snijders TJ, Broekman ML, van Rheenen J. Preventing inflammation inhibits biopsy-mediated changes in tumor cell behavior. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 08; 7(1):7529. PMID: 28790339.
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  2. Abels ER, Breakefield XO. Introduction to Extracellular Vesicles: Biogenesis, RNA Cargo Selection, Content, Release, and Uptake. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2016 Apr; 36(3):301-12. PMID: 27053351.
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  3. Zhang X, Abels ER, Redzic JS, Margulis J, Finkbeiner S, Breakefield XO. Potential Transfer of Polyglutamine and CAG-Repeat RNA in Extracellular Vesicles in Huntington's Disease: Background and Evaluation in Cell Culture. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2016 Apr; 36(3):459-70. PMID: 26951563.
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  4. van der Vos KE, Abels ER, Zhang X, Lai C, Carrizosa E, Oakley D, Prabhakar S, Mardini O, Crommentuijn MH, Skog J, Krichevsky AM, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Mempel TR, El Khoury J, Hickman SE, Breakefield XO. Directly visualized glioblastoma-derived extracellular vesicles transfer RNA to microglia/macrophages in the brain. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jan; 18(1):58-69. PMID: 26433199.
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