Amanda Woerman, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentInstitute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of California, San FranciscoPostdoctoral Fellow2016Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
    The George Washington UniversityPhD2013Institute for Biomedical Sciences
    Ohio Wesleyan UniversityBA2008Botany/Microbiology; Politics & Government

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    1. Woerman A, Patel S, Kazmi SA, Oehler A, Freyman Y, Espiritu L, Cotter R, Castaneda JA, Olson SH, Prusiner SB. Kinetics of Human Mutant Tau Prion Formation in the Brains of 2 Transgenic Mouse Lines. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Oct 23. PMID: 29059326.
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    2. Woerman A, Kazmi SA, Patel S, Freyman Y, Oehler A, Aoyagi A, Mordes DA, Halliday GM, Middleton LT, Gentleman SM, Olson SH, Prusiner SB. MSA prions exhibit remarkable stability and resistance to inactivation. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Aug 28. PMID: 28849371.
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    3. Woerman A. The importance of developing strain-specific models of neurodegenerative disease. Acta Neuropathol. 2017 Aug 07. PMID: 28786000.
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    4. Giles K, Woerman A, Berry DB, Prusiner SB. Bioassays and Inactivation of Prions. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2017 Aug 01; 9(8). PMID: 28246183.
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    5. Woerman A, Watts JC, Aoyagi A, Giles K, Middleton LT, Prusiner SB. a-Synuclein: Multiple System Atrophy Prions. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2017 Feb 17. PMID: 28213437.
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    6. Woerman A, Aoyagi A, Patel S, Kazmi SA, Lobach I, Grinberg LT, McKee AC, Seeley WW, Olson SH, Prusiner SB. Tau prions from Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy patients propagate in cultured cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Dec 13; 113(50):E8187-E8196. PMID: 27911827.
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    7. Prusiner SB, Woerman A, Mordes DA, Watts JC, Rampersaud R, Berry DB, Patel S, Oehler A, Lowe JK, Kravitz SN, Geschwind DH, Glidden DV, Halliday GM, Middleton LT, Gentleman SM, Grinberg LT, Giles K. Evidence for a-synuclein prions causing multiple system atrophy in humans with parkinsonism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Sep 22; 112(38):E5308-17. PMID: 26324905; PMCID: PMC4586853.
    8. Woerman A, Stöhr J, Aoyagi A, Rampersaud R, Krejciova Z, Watts JC, Ohyama T, Patel S, Widjaja K, Oehler A, Sanders DW, Diamond MI, Seeley WW, Middleton LT, Gentleman SM, Mordes DA, Südhof TC, Giles K, Prusiner SB. Propagation of prions causing synucleinopathies in cultured cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Sep 01; 112(35):E4949-58. PMID: 26286986; PMCID: PMC4568231.
    9. Woerman A, Mendelowitz D. Postnatal sulfur dioxide exposure reversibly alters parasympathetic regulation of heart rate. Hypertension. 2013 Aug; 62(2):274-80. PMID: 23774227; PMCID: PMC4009950.
    10. Gorini C, Jameson H, Woerman A, Perry DC, Mendelowitz D. Prenatal nicotine exposure enhances the trigeminocardiac reflex via serotonin receptor facilitation in brainstem pathways. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Aug 15; 115(4):415-21. PMID: 23766497; PMCID: PMC3742949.
    11. Woerman A, Mendelowitz D. Perinatal sulfur dioxide exposure alters brainstem parasympathetic control of heart rate. Cardiovasc Res. 2013 Jul 01; 99(1):16-23. PMID: 23504550; PMCID: PMC3687747.
    12. Boychuk CR, Woerman A, Mendelowitz D. Modulation of bulbospinal rostral ventral lateral medulla neurons by hypoxia/hypercapnia but not medullary respiratory activity. Hypertension. 2012 Dec; 60(6):1491-7. PMID: 23108653; PMCID: PMC3499647.
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