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Ajay Ashok, Ph.D.

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  1. Lennikov A, Yang M, Chang K, Pan L, Saddala MS, Lee C, Ashok A, Cho KS, Utheim TP, Chen DF. Direct modulation of microglial function by electrical field. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2022; 10:980775. PMID: 36158207; PMCID: PMC9493490.
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  2. Ashok A, Pooranawattanakul S, Tai WL, Cho KS, Utheim TP, Cestari DM, Chen DF. Epigenetic Regulation of Optic Nerve Development, Protection, and Repair. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Aug 10; 23(16). PMID: 36012190; PMCID: PMC9408916.
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  3. Chaudhary S, Ashok A, Wise AS, Rana NA, McDonald D, Kritikos AE, Kong Q, Singh N. Upregulation of brain hepcidin in prion diseases. Prion. 2021 12; 15(1):126-137. PMID: 34224321; PMCID: PMC8259718.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  4. Chaudhary S, Ashok A, Wise AS, Rana NA, Kritikos AE, Lindner E, Singh N. ß-Cleavage of the prion protein in the human eye: Implications for the spread of infectious prions and human ocular disorders. Exp Eye Res. 2021 11; 212:108787. PMID: 34624335; PMCID: PMC8608713.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  5. Ashok A, Chaudhary S, Wise AS, Rana NA, McDonald D, Kritikos AE, Lindner E, Singh N. Release of Iron-Loaded Ferritin in Sodium Iodate-Induced Model of Age Related Macular Degeneration: An In-Vitro and In-Vivo Study. Antioxidants (Basel). 2021 Aug 05; 10(8). PMID: 34439501.
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  6. Chaudhary S, Ashok A, McDonald D, Wise AS, Kritikos AE, Rana NA, Harding CV, Singh N. Upregulation of Local Hepcidin Contributes to Iron Accumulation in Alzheimer's Disease Brains. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021; 82(4):1487-1497. PMID: 34180415.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  7. Ashok A, Singh N, Chaudhary S, Bellamkonda V, Kritikos AE, Wise AS, Rana N, McDonald D, Ayyagari R. Retinal Degeneration and Alzheimer's Disease: An Evolving Link. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Oct 02; 21(19). PMID: 33023198.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  8. Singh N, Chaudhary S, Ashok A, Lindner E. Prions and prion diseases: Insights from the eye. Exp Eye Res. 2020 10; 199:108200. PMID: 32858007.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  9. Ashok A, Chaudhary S, Kritikos AE, Kang MH, McDonald D, Rhee DJ, Singh N. TGFß2-Hepcidin Feed-Forward Loop in the Trabecular Meshwork Implicates Iron in Glaucomatous Pathology. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020 03 09; 61(3):24. PMID: 32182331.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  10. Ashok A, Chaudhary S, McDonald D, Kritikos A, Bhargava D, Singh N. Local synthesis of hepcidin in the anterior segment of the eye: A novel observation with physiological and pathological implications. Exp Eye Res. 2020 01; 190:107890. PMID: 31811823.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  11. Ashok A, Kang MH, Wise AS, Pattabiraman P, Johnson WM, Lonigro M, Ravikumar R, Rhee DJ, Singh N. Prion protein modulates endothelial to mesenchyme-like transition in trabecular meshwork cells: Implications for primary open angle glaucoma. Sci Rep. 2019 09 11; 9(1):13090. PMID: 31511544.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  12. Ashok A, Kanwar JR, Krishnan UM, Kanwar RK. Corrigendum to "SurR9C84A protects and recovers human cardiomyocytes from hypoxia induced apoptosis" [Exp. Cell Res. 350(1) (2017) 19-31]. Exp Cell Res. 2018 Oct 01; 371(1):297-298. PMID: 30196812.
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  13. Ashok A, Karmakar S, Chandel R, Ravikumar R, Dalal S, Kong Q, Singh N. Prion protein modulates iron transport in the anterior segment: Implications for ocular iron homeostasis and prion transmission. Exp Eye Res. 2018 10; 175:1-13. PMID: 29859760.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  14. Ashok A, Singh N. Prion protein modulates glucose homeostasis by altering intracellular iron. Sci Rep. 2018 04 26; 8(1):6556. PMID: 29700330.
    Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  15. Asthana A, Baksi S, Ashok A, Karmakar S, Mammadova N, Kokemuller R, Greenlee MH, Kong Q, Singh N. Prion protein facilitates retinal iron uptake and is cleaved at the ß-site: Implications for retinal iron homeostasis in prion disorders. Sci Rep. 2017 08 29; 7(1):9600. PMID: 28851903.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  16. Tripathi AK, Karmakar S, Asthana A, Ashok A, Desai V, Baksi S, Singh N. Transport of Non-Transferrin Bound Iron to the Brain: Implications for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017; 58(4):1109-1119. PMID: 28550259.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  17. Ashok A, Kanwar JR, Krishnan UM, Kanwar RK. SurR9C84A protects and recovers human cardiomyocytes from hypoxia induced apoptosis. Exp Cell Res. 2017 Jan 01; 350(1):19-31. PMID: 27816606.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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