Alexander Ehrenberg

Title(s)Staff Research Associate 2, Neurology
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    University of California, Berkeley, CAB.A.2017Integrative Biology & Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2022Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Division2016Young Scientist Award, Honorable Mention
    Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley2021Graduate Research Fellow
    University of California, Berkeley2021Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor
    Stem Cell Center & QB3, UC Berkeley2021NIH Biology and Biotechnology of Cell and Gene Therapy Training Program (T32GM139780)
    Rainwater Charitable Foundation202130th Anniversary Tau Leadership Award

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    Alex started off in the neuropathology core at UCSF’s Memory and Aging Center in 2013 under the mentorship of Prof. Lea T. Grinberg. There, he developed interests in the factors that influence selective vulnerability underlying early Alzheimer’s disease stages and associated neuropsychiatric manifestations. Now a Ph.D. Candidate at UC Berkeley, he is co-advised by Prof. Grinberg and Prof. Daniela Kaufer and continues his focus on neurodegenerative disease vulnerability. He also has research interests in natural history and comparative neurology where he examines the evolutionary framework surrounding neurodegeneration and neurologic aging.

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    1. Neuropsychiatric profiles and cerebral amyloid burden in adults without dementia. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2024 Mar 21. Gontrum EQ, Paolillo EW, Lee S, Diaz V, Ehrenberg A, Saloner R, Mundada NS, La Joie R, Rabinovici G, Kramer JH, Casaletto K. PMID: 38513620.
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    2. Enlarged perivascular spaces are associated with white matter injury, cognition and inflammation in cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy. Brain Commun. 2024; 6(2):fcae071. Karvelas N, Oh B, Wang E, Cobigo Y, Tsuei T, Fitzsimons S, Younes K, Ehrenberg A, Geschwind MD, Schwartz D, Kramer JH, Ferguson AR, Miller BL, Silbert LC, Rosen HJ, Elahi FM. PMID: 38495305; PMCID: PMC10943571.
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    3. Spatial proteomics of hippocampal subfield-specific pathology in Alzheimer's disease and primary age-related tauopathy. Alzheimers Dement. 2024 Feb; 20(2):783-797. Walker JM, Orr ME, Orr TC, Thorn EL, Christie TD, Yokoda RT, Vij M, Ehrenberg AJ, Marx GA, McKenzie AT, Kauffman J, Selmanovic E, Wisniewski T, Drummond E, White CL, Crary JF, Farrell K, Kautz TF, Daoud EV, Richardson TE. PMID: 37777848; PMCID: PMC10916977.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    4. Priorities for research on neuromodulatory subcortical systems in Alzheimer's disease: Position paper from the NSS PIA of ISTAART. Alzheimers Dement. 2023 05; 19(5):2182-2196. Ehrenberg AJ, Kelberman MA, Liu KY, Dahl MJ, Weinshenker D, Falgàs N, Dutt S, Mather M, Ludwig M, Betts MJ, Winer JR, Teipel S, Weigand AJ, Eschenko O, Hämmerer D, Leiman M, Counts SE, Shine JM, Robertson IH, Levey AI, Lancini E, Son G, Schneider C, Egroo MV, Liguori C, Wang Q, Vazey EM, Rodriguez-Porcel F, Haag L, Bondi MW, Vanneste S, Freeze WM, Yi YJ, Maldinov M, Gatchel J, Satpati A, Babiloni C, Kremen WS, Howard R, Jacobs HIL, Grinberg LT. PMID: 36642985; PMCID: PMC10182252.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Caspase-6-cleaved tau is relevant in Alzheimer's disease and marginal in four-repeat tauopathies: Diagnostic and therapeutic implications. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2022 08; 48(5):e12819. Theofilas P, Piergies AMH, Oh I, Lee YB, Li SH, Pereira FL, Petersen C, Ehrenberg AJ, Eser RA, Ambrose AJ, Chin B, Yang T, Khan S, Ng R, Spina S, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Arkin MR, Grinberg LT. PMID: 35508761; PMCID: PMC9472770.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    6. Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers in Autopsy-Confirmed Alzheimer Disease and Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration. Neurology. 2022 03 15; 98(11):e1137-e1150. Mattsson-Carlgren N, Grinberg LT, Boxer A, Ossenkoppele R, Jonsson M, Seeley W, Ehrenberg A, Spina S, Janelidze S, Rojas-Martinex J, Rosen H, La Joie R, Lesman-Segev O, Iaccarino L, Kollmorgen G, Ljubenkov P, Eichenlaub U, Gorno-Tempini ML, Miller B, Hansson O, Rabinovici GD. PMID: 35173015; PMCID: PMC8935438.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Optimizing COVID-19 control with asymptomatic surveillance testing in a university environment. Epidemics. 2021 12; 37:100527. Brook CE, Northrup GR, Ehrenberg AJ, IGI SARS-CoV-2 Testing Consortium, Doudna JA, Boots M. PMID: 34814094; PMCID: PMC8591900.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    8. LuNER: Multiplexed SARS-CoV-2 detection in clinical swab and wastewater samples. PLoS One. 2021; 16(11):e0258263. Stahl EC, Gopez AR, Tsuchida CA, Fan VB, Moehle EA, Witkowsky LB, Hamilton JR, Lin-Shiao E, McElroy M, McDevitt SL, Ciling A, Tsui CK, Pestal K, Gildea HK, Keller A, Sylvain IA, Williams C, Hirsh A, Ehrenberg AJ, Kantor R, Metzger M, Nelson KL, Urnov FD, Ringeisen BR, Giannikopoulos P, Doudna JA, IGI Testing Consortium. PMID: 34758033; PMCID: PMC8580221.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    9. Optimizing COVID-19 control with asymptomatic surveillance testing in a university environment. medRxiv. 2021 Oct 27. Brook CE, Northrup GR, Ehrenberg AJ, IGI SARS-CoV-2 Testing Consortium, Doudna JA, Boots M. PMID: 33442708; PMCID: PMC7805470.
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    10. Robotic RNA extraction for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance using saliva samples. PLoS One. 2021; 16(8):e0255690. Hamilton JR, Stahl EC, Tsuchida CA, Lin-Shiao E, Tsui CK, Pestal K, Gildea HK, Witkowsky LB, Moehle EA, McDevitt SL, McElroy M, Keller A, Sylvain I, Hirsh A, Ciling A, Ehrenberg AJ, Ringeisen BR, Huberty G, Urnov FD, Giannikopoulos P, Doudna JA, IGI SARS-CoV-2 Consortium. PMID: 34351984; PMCID: PMC8341588.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    11. Launching a saliva-based SARS-CoV-2 surveillance testing program on a university campus. PLoS One. 2021; 16(5):e0251296. Ehrenberg AJ, Moehle EA, Brook CE, Doudna Cate AH, Witkowsky LB, Sachdeva R, Hirsh A, Barry K, Hamilton JR, Lin-Shiao E, McDevitt S, Valentin-Alvarado L, Letourneau KN, Hunter L, Keller A, Pestal K, Frankino PA, Murley A, Nandakumar D, Stahl EC, Tsuchida CA, Gildea HK, Murdock AG, Hochstrasser ML, O'Brien E, Ciling A, Tsitsiklis A, Worden K, Dugast-Darzacq C, Hays SG, Barber CC, McGarrigle R, Lam EK, Ensminger DC, Bardet L, Sherry C, Harte A, Nicolette G, Giannikopoulos P, Hockemeyer D, Petersen M, Urnov FD, Ringeisen BR, Boots M, Doudna JA, IGI SARS-CoV-2 Testing Consortium. PMID: 34038425; PMCID: PMC8153421.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    12. Patterns of neuronal Rhes as a novel hallmark of tauopathies. Acta Neuropathol. 2021 05; 141(5):651-666. Ehrenberg AJ, Leng K, Letourneau KN, Hernandez I, Lew C, Seeley WW, Spina S, Miller B, Heinsen H, Kampmann M, Kosik KS, Grinberg LT. PMID: 33677647; PMCID: PMC8418783.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    13. A novel temporal-predominant neuro-astroglial tauopathy associated with TMEM106B gene polymorphism in FTLD/ALS-TDP. Brain Pathol. 2021 03; 31(2):267-282. Llibre-Guerra JJ, Lee SE, Suemoto CK, Ehrenberg AJ, Kovacs GG, Karydas A, Staffaroni A, Franca Resende EP, Kim EJ, Hwang JH, Ramos EM, Wojta KJ, Pasquini L, Pang SY, Spina S, Allen IE, Kramer J, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Grinberg LT. PMID: 33314436; PMCID: PMC7946775.
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    14. Molecular characterization of selectively vulnerable neurons in Alzheimer's disease. Nat Neurosci. 2021 02; 24(2):276-287. Leng K, Li E, Eser R, Piergies A, Sit R, Tan M, Neff N, Li SH, Rodriguez RD, Suemoto CK, Leite REP, Ehrenberg AJ, Pasqualucci CA, Seeley WW, Spina S, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT, Kampmann M. PMID: 33432193; PMCID: PMC7854528.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 150     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    15. IGI-LuNER: single-well multiplexed RT-qPCR test for SARS-CoV-2. medRxiv. 2020 Dec 11. Stahl EC, Tsuchida CA, Hamilton JR, Lin-Shiao E, McDevitt SL, Moehle EA, Witkowsky LB, Tsui CK, Pestal K, Gildea HK, McElroy M, Keller A, Sylvain I, Williams C, Hirsh A, Ciling A, Ehrenberg AJ, IGI SARS-CoV-2 consortium, Urnov FD, Ringeisen BR, Giannikopoulos P, Doudna JA. PMID: 33330883; PMCID: PMC7743092.
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    16. Blueprint for a pop-up SARS-CoV-2 testing lab. Nat Biotechnol. 2020 07; 38(7):791-797. IGI Testing Consortium. PMID: 32555529.
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    17. Relevance of biomarkers across different neurodegenerative diseases. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2020 05 13; 12(1):56. Ehrenberg AJ, Khatun A, Coomans E, Betts MJ, Capraro F, Thijssen EH, Senkevich K, Bharucha T, Jafarpour M, Young PNE, Jagust W, Carter SF, Lashley T, Grinberg LT, Pereira JB, Mattsson-Carlgren N, Ashton NJ, Hanrieder J, Zetterberg H, Schöll M, Paterson RW. PMID: 32404143; PMCID: PMC7222479.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. A manual multiplex immunofluorescence method for investigating neurodegenerative diseases. J Neurosci Methods. 2020 06 01; 339:108708. Ehrenberg AJ, Morales DO, Piergies AMH, Li SH, Tejedor JS, Mladinov M, Mulder J, Grinberg LT. PMID: 32243897; PMCID: PMC7269157.
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    19. Language and spatial dysfunction in Alzheimer disease with white matter thorn-shaped astrocytes. Neurology. 2020 03 31; 94(13):e1353-e1364. Resende EPF, Nolan AL, Petersen C, Ehrenberg AJ, Spina S, Allen IE, Rosen HJ, Kramer J, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Gorno-Tempini ML, Miller Z, Grinberg LT. PMID: 32001514; PMCID: PMC7274917.
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    20. Locus coeruleus imaging as a biomarker for noradrenergic dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases. Brain. 2019 09 01; 142(9):2558-2571. Betts MJ, Kirilina E, Otaduy MCG, Ivanov D, Acosta-Cabronero J, Callaghan MF, Lambert C, Cardenas-Blanco A, Pine K, Passamonti L, Loane C, Keuken MC, Trujillo P, Lüsebrink F, Mattern H, Liu KY, Priovoulos N, Fliessbach K, Dahl MJ, Maaß A, Madelung CF, Meder D, Ehrenberg AJ, Speck O, Weiskopf N, Dolan R, Inglis B, Tosun D, Morawski M, Zucca FA, Siebner HR, Mather M, Uludag K, Heinsen H, Poser BA, Howard R, Zecca L, Rowe JB, Grinberg LT, Jacobs HIL, Düzel E, Hämmerer D. PMID: 31327002; PMCID: PMC6736046.
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    21. Profound degeneration of wake-promoting neurons in Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2019 10; 15(10):1253-1263. Oh J, Eser RA, Ehrenberg AJ, Morales D, Petersen C, Kudlacek J, Dunlop SR, Theofilas P, Resende EDPF, Cosme C, Alho EJL, Spina S, Walsh CM, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Bittencourt JC, Neylan TC, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT. PMID: 31416793; PMCID: PMC6801040.
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    22. Alzheimer's disease clinical variants show distinct regional patterns of neurofibrillary tangle accumulation. Acta Neuropathol. 2019 10; 138(4):597-612. Petersen C, Nolan AL, de Paula França Resende E, Miller Z, Ehrenberg AJ, Gorno-Tempini ML, Rosen HJ, Kramer JH, Spina S, Rabinovici GD, Miller BL, Seeley WW, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT. PMID: 31250152; PMCID: PMC7012374.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 47     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    23. Commentary: Locus Coeruleus Ablation Exacerbates Cognitive Deficits, Neuropathology, and Lethality in P301S Tau Transgenic Mice. Front Neurosci. 2018; 12:401. Betts MJ, Ehrenberg AJ, Hämmerer D, Düzel E. PMID: 29928191; PMCID: PMC5997818.
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    24. Selective Vulnerability of Brainstem Nuclei in Distinct Tauopathies: A Postmortem Study. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2018 02 01; 77(2):149-161. Eser RA, Ehrenberg AJ, Petersen C, Dunlop S, Mejia MB, Suemoto CK, Walsh CM, Rajana H, Oh J, Theofilas P, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Neylan TC, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT. PMID: 29304218; PMCID: PMC6251636.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Neuropathologic Correlates of Psychiatric Symptoms in Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 66(1):115-126. Ehrenberg AJ, Suemoto CK, França Resende EP, Petersen C, Leite REP, Rodriguez RD, Ferretti-Rebustini REL, You M, Oh J, Nitrini R, Pasqualucci CA, Jacob-Filho W, Kramer JH, Gatchel JR, Grinberg LT. PMID: 30223398; PMCID: PMC6381997.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 71     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    26. Probing the correlation of neuronal loss, neurofibrillary tangles, and cell death markers across the Alzheimer's disease Braak stages: a quantitative study in humans. Neurobiol Aging. 2018 01; 61:1-12. Theofilas P, Ehrenberg AJ, Nguy A, Thackrey JM, Dunlop S, Mejia MB, Alho AT, Paraizo Leite RE, Rodriguez RD, Suemoto CK, Nascimento CF, Chin M, Medina-Cleghorn D, Cuervo AM, Arkin M, Seeley WW, Miller BL, Nitrini R, Pasqualucci CA, Filho WJ, Rueb U, Neuhaus J, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT. PMID: 29031088; PMCID: PMC5705284.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 46     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    27. Quantifying the accretion of hyperphosphorylated tau in the locus coeruleus and dorsal raphe nucleus: the pathological building blocks of early Alzheimer's disease. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2017 Aug; 43(5):393-408. Ehrenberg AJ, Nguy AK, Theofilas P, Dunlop S, Suemoto CK, Di Lorenzo Alho AT, Leite RP, Diehl Rodriguez R, Mejia MB, Rüb U, Farfel JM, de Lucena Ferretti-Rebustini RE, Nascimento CF, Nitrini R, Pasquallucci CA, Jacob-Filho W, Miller B, Seeley WW, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT. PMID: 28117917; PMCID: PMC5642282.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 94     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    28. Locus coeruleus volume and cell population changes during Alzheimer's disease progression: A stereological study in human postmortem brains with potential implication for early-stage biomarker discovery. Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Mar; 13(3):236-246. Theofilas P, Ehrenberg AJ, Dunlop S, Di Lorenzo Alho AT, Nguy A, Leite REP, Rodriguez RD, Mejia MB, Suemoto CK, Ferretti-Rebustini REL, Polichiso L, Nascimento CF, Seeley WW, Nitrini R, Pasqualucci CA, Jacob Filho W, Rueb U, Neuhaus J, Heinsen H, Grinberg LT. PMID: 27513978; PMCID: PMC5298942.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 154     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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