Recognition and Publications

Rozenfeld R, Bushlin I, Gomes I, Tzavaras N, Gupta A, Neves S, Battini L, Gusella GL, Lachmann A, Ma'ayan A, Blitzer RD, Devi LA. Receptor heteromerization expands the repertoire of cannabinoid signaling in rodent neurons. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e29239.

Ma T, Tzavaras N, Tsokas P, Landau EM, Blitzer RD. Synaptic stimulation of mTOR is mediated by Wnt signaling and regulation of glycogen synthetase kinase-3. J Neurosci. 2011 Nov 30;31(48):17537-46.

Chen DY, Stern SA, Garcia-Osta A, Saunier-Rebori B, Pollonini G, Bambah-Mukku D, Blitzer RD, Alberini CM. A critical role for IGF-II in memory consolidation and enhancement. Nature. 2011 Jan 27;469(7331):491-7.

Ma T, Hoeffer CA, Capetillo-Zarate E, Yu F, Wong H, Lin MT, Tampellini D, Klann E, Blitzer RD, Gouras GK. Dysregulation of the mTOR pathway mediates impairment of synaptic plasticity in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2010 Sep 20;5(9). pii: e12845.

Wu Y, Bauman WA, Blitzer RD, Cardozo C. Testosterone-induced hypertrophy of L6 myoblasts is dependent upon Erk and mTOR. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Oct 1;400(4):679-83.

Wu Y, Zhao W, Zhao J, Zhang Y, Qin W, Pan J, Bauman WA, Blitzer RD, Cardozo C. REDD1 is a major target of testosterone action in preventing dexamethasone-induced muscle loss. Endocrinology. 2010 Mar;151(3):1050-9.

Neves SR, Tsokas P, Sarkar A, Grace EA, Rangamani P, Taubenfeld SM, Alberini CM, Schaff JC, Blitzer RD, Moraru II, Iyengar R. Cell shape and negative links in regulatory motifs together control spatial information flow in signaling networks. Cell. 2008 May 16;133(4):666-80.

Tsokas P, Ma T, Iyengar R, Landau EM, Blitzer RD. Mitogen-activated protein kinase upregulates the dendritic translation machinery in long-term potentiation by controlling the mammalian target of rapamycin pathway. J Neurosci. 2007 May 30;27(22):5885-94.

Garcia-Osta A, Tsokas P, Pollonini G, Landau EM, Blitzer RD, Alberini CM. MuSK expressed in the brain mediates cholinergic responses, synaptic plasticity, and memory formation. J Neurosci. 2006 Jul 26;26(30):7919-32.

Ma'ayan A, Jenkins SL, Neves S, Hasseldine A, Grace E, Dubin-Thaler B, Eungdamrong NJ, Weng G, Ram PT, Rice JJ, Kershenbaum A, Stolovitzky GA, Blitzer RD, Iyengar R. Formation of regulatory patterns during signal propagation in a Mammalian cellular network. Science. 2005 Aug 12;309(5737):1078-83.

Tsokas P, Grace EA, Chan P, Ma T, Sealfon SC, Iyengar R, Landau EM, Blitzer RD. Local protein synthesis mediates a rapid increase in dendritic elongation factor 1A after induction of late long-term potentiation. J Neurosci. 2005 Jun 15;25(24):5833-43.

Blitzer RD, Iyengar R, Landau EM. Postsynaptic signaling networks: Cellular cogwheels underlying long-term plasticity. Biol Psychiatry. 2005 Jan 15;57(2):113-9.

Blitzer RD. Genetics of childhood disorders: LIV. Learning and memory, Part 7: maintenance of long-term potentiation. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2003 Sep;42(9):1131-1133.

Giovannini MG, Blitzer RD, Wong T, Asoma K, Tsokas P, Morrison JH, Iyengar R, Landau EM. Mitogen-activated protein kinase regulates early phosphorylation and delayed expression of Ca 2 /calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II in long-term potentiation. J Neurosci. 2001 Sep 15;21(18):7053-7062.

Brown GP, Blitzer RD, Connor JH, Wong T, Shenolikar S, Iyengar R, Landau EM. Long-term potentiation induced by theta frequency stimulation is regulated by a protein phosphatase-1-operated gate. J Neurosci. 2000 Nov 1;20(21):7880-7887.

Blitzer RD, Connor JH, Brown GP, Wong T, Shenolikar S, Iyengar R, Landau EM. Gating of CaMKII by cAMP-regulated phosphatase activity during LTP. Science. 1998 Jun 19;280(5371):1940-1942.

Blitzer RD, Wong T, Nouranifar R, Iyengar R, Landau EM. Postsynaptic cAMP pathway gates early LTP in hippocampal CA1 region. Neuron 1995 Dec;15(6):1403-1414.

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