Loading...

Anna Molofsky, MD, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentPsychiatry
Address35 Medical Center way
San Fancisco CA 94143
Phone415-502-2527
vCardDownload vCard

    Collapse Biography 
    Collapse education and training
    Amherst CollegeB.A.
    University of MichiganM.D.
    University of MichiganPh.D

    Collapse Research 
    Collapse Research Activities and Funding
    Region-restricted astrocytes in neural circuit formation and function
    NIH/NIMH K08MH104417Jul 25, 2014 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The role of the oncogene Bmi-1 in fibrobrain development
    NIH/NINDS F30NS048642Mar 1, 2004 - Feb 28, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The role of the oncogene Bmi-1 in fibrobrain development
    NIH/NINDS F30NS048642Mar 1, 2004 - Feb 28, 2007
    Role: Principal Investigator

    Collapse ORNG Applications 
    Collapse Websites

    Collapse Bibliographic 
    Collapse Selected Publications
    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
    List All   |   Timeline
    1. Molofsky AV, Deneen B. Astrocyte development: A Guide for the Perplexed. Glia. 2015 Aug; 63(8):1320-9. PMID: 25963996.
      View in: PubMed
    2. Molofsky AV, Kelley KW, Tsai HH, Redmond SA, Chang SM, Madireddy L, Chan JR, Baranzini SE, Ullian EM, Rowitch DH. Astrocyte-encoded positional cues maintain sensorimotor circuit integrity. Nature. 2014 May 8; 509(7499):189-94. PMID: 24776795; PMCID: PMC4057936.
    3. Molofsky AV, Glasgow SM, Chaboub LS, Tsai HH, Murnen AT, Kelley KW, Fancy SP, Yuen TJ, Madireddy L, Baranzini S, Deneen B, Rowitch DH, Oldham MC. Expression profiling of Aldh1l1-precursors in the developing spinal cord reveals glial lineage-specific genes and direct Sox9-Nfe2l1 interactions. Glia. 2013 Sep; 61(9):1518-32. PMID: 23840004; PMCID: PMC3909648.
    4. Tsai HH, Li H, Fuentealba LC, Molofsky AV, Taveira-Marques R, Zhuang H, Tenney A, Murnen AT, Fancy SP, Merkle F, Kessaris N, Alvarez-Buylla A, Richardson WD, Rowitch DH. Regional astrocyte allocation regulates CNS synaptogenesis and repair. Science. 2012 Jul 20; 337(6092):358-62. PMID: 22745251; PMCID: PMC4059181.
    5. Tien AC, Tsai HH, Molofsky AV, McMahon M, Foo LC, Kaul A, Dougherty JD, Heintz N, Gutmann DH, Barres BA, Rowitch DH. Regulated temporal-spatial astrocyte precursor cell proliferation involves BRAF signalling in mammalian spinal cord. Development. 2012 Jul; 139(14):2477-87. PMID: 22675209; PMCID: PMC3383225.
    6. Molofsky AV, Krencik R, Krenick R, Ullian EM, Ullian E, Tsai HH, Deneen B, Richardson WD, Barres BA, Rowitch DH. Astrocytes and disease: a neurodevelopmental perspective. Genes Dev. 2012 May 1; 26(9):891-907. PMID: 22549954; PMCID: PMC3347787.
    7. He S, Iwashita T, Buchstaller J, Molofsky AV, Thomas D, Morrison SJ. Bmi-1 over-expression in neural stem/progenitor cells increases proliferation and neurogenesis in culture but has little effect on these functions in vivo. Dev Biol. 2009 Apr 15; 328(2):257-72. PMID: 19389366; PMCID: PMC2996717.
    8. Molofsky AV, Slutsky SG, Joseph NM, He S, Pardal R, Krishnamurthy J, Sharpless NE, Morrison SJ. Increasing p16INK4a expression decreases forebrain progenitors and neurogenesis during ageing. Nature. 2006 Sep 28; 443(7110):448-52. PMID: 16957738; PMCID: PMC2586960.
    9. Molofsky AV, He S, Bydon M, Morrison SJ, Pardal R. Bmi-1 promotes neural stem cell self-renewal and neural development but not mouse growth and survival by repressing the p16Ink4a and p19Arf senescence pathways. Genes Dev. 2005 Jun 15; 19(12):1432-7. PMID: 15964994; PMCID: PMC1151659.
    10. Pardal R, Molofsky AV, He S, Morrison SJ. Stem cell self-renewal and cancer cell proliferation are regulated by common networks that balance the activation of proto-oncogenes and tumor suppressors. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2005; 70:177-85. PMID: 16869752.
      View in: PubMed
    11. Molofsky AV, Pardal R, Morrison SJ. Diverse mechanisms regulate stem cell self-renewal. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2004 Dec; 16(6):700-7. PMID: 15530784.
      View in: PubMed
    12. Molofsky AV, Pardal R, Iwashita T, Park IK, Clarke MF, Morrison SJ. Bmi-1 dependence distinguishes neural stem cell self-renewal from progenitor proliferation. Nature. 2003 Oct 30; 425(6961):962-7. PMID: 14574365; PMCID: PMC2614897.
    Anna's Networks
    Concepts
    Derived automatically from this person's publications.
    _
    Co-Authors
    People in Profiles who have published with this person.
    _
    Related Authors
    People who share related concepts with this person.
    _
    Back to TOP