Blake Gurfein, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Collapse Education and Training
    Brown UniversitySc.BNeuroscience
    Mount Sinai School of MedicinePh.D.Neuroscience
    University of California San FranciscoPostdocNeuroimmunology
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    National Institutes of HealthK01 Career Development Award
    Silicon Valley Business Journal40 Under 40

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    1. Gaynor JS, Hagberg S, Gurfein BT. Veterinary applications of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy. Res Vet Sci. 2018 Aug; 119:1-8. PMID: 29775839.
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    2. Gurfein BT, Hasdemir B, Milush JM, Touma C, Palme R, Nixon DF, Darcel N, Hecht FM, Bhargava A. Enriched environment and stress exposure influence splenic B lymphocyte composition. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0180771. PMID: 28704473.
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    3. Muehsam D, Lutgendorf S, Mills PJ, Rickhi B, Chevalier G, Bat N, Chopra D, Gurfein B. The embodied mind: A review on functional genomic and neurological correlates of mind-body therapies. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2017 Feb; 73:165-181. PMID: 28017838.
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    4. Prather AA, Gurfein B, Moran P, Daubenmier J, Acree M, Bacchetti P, Sinclair E, Lin J, Blackburn E, Hecht FM, Epel ES. Tired telomeres: Poor global sleep quality, perceived stress, and telomere length in immune cell subsets in obese men and women. Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Jul; 47:155-62. PMID: 25535858.
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    5. Blake Gurfein, Olga Davidenko, Mary Premenko-Lanier, Jeffrey Milush, Michael Acree, Mary Dallman, Chadi Touma, Rupert Palme, Vanessa York, Gilles Fromentin, Nicolas Darcel, Douglas Nixon, Frederick Hecht. Mouse Stress Reduction Alters Splenic Immune Cell Composition and Enhances Influenza Vaccine Responses. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2014 May 1; 20(5):a32-a32.
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    6. Gurfein BT, Davidenko O, Premenko-Lanier M, Milush JM, Acree M, Dallman MF, Touma C, Palme R, York VA, Fromentin G, Darcel N, Nixon DF, Hecht FM. Environmental enrichment alters splenic immune cell composition and enhances secondary influenza vaccine responses in mice. Mol Med. 2014 Apr 22; 20:179-90. PMID: 24687160.
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    7. Blake Gurfein, Andrew Stamm, Peter Bacchetti, Mary Dallman, Nachiket Nadkarni, Jeffrey Milush, Chadi Touma, Rupert Palme, Jan Pieter Konsman, Michael Acree, Mary Premenko-Lanier, Nicolas Darcel, Frederick Hecht, Douglas Nixon. The calm mouse: an animal model of stress reduction. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2012 Sep 10; 3(0).
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    8. B Gurfein, A Stamm, P Bacchetti, M Dallman, N Nadkarni, J Milush, C Touma, R Palme, C Pozzo Di Borgo, G Fromentin, R Lown-Hecht, J Konsman, M Acree, M Premenko-Lanier, N Darcel, F Hecht, D Nixon. P01.43. The calm mouse: an animal model of stress reduction. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2012 Jun 1; 12(Suppl 1):p43.
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    9. Gurfein BT, Stamm AW, Bacchetti P, Dallman MF, Nadkarni NA, Milush JM, Touma C, Palme R, Di Borgo CP, Fromentin G, Lown-Hecht R, Konsman JP, Acree M, Premenko-Lanier M, Darcel N, Hecht FM, Nixon DF. The calm mouse: an animal model of stress reduction. Mol Med. 2012 May 09; 18:606-17. PMID: 22398685.
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    10. Zhang Y, Zhang J, Navrazhina K, Argaw AT, Zameer A, Gurfein BT, Brosnan CF, John GR. TGFbeta1 induces Jagged1 expression in astrocytes via ALK5 and Smad3 and regulates the balance between oligodendrocyte progenitor proliferation and differentiation. Glia. 2010 Jun; 58(8):964-74. PMID: 20169621.
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    11. Zhang Y, Argaw AT, Gurfein BT, Zameer A, Snyder BJ, Ge C, Lu QR, Rowitch DH, Raine CS, Brosnan CF, John GR. Notch1 signaling plays a role in regulating precursor differentiation during CNS remyelination. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Nov 10; 106(45):19162-7. PMID: 19855010.
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    12. Gurfein BT, Zhang Y, López CB, Argaw AT, Zameer A, Moran TM, John GR. IL-11 regulates autoimmune demyelination. J Immunol. 2009 Oct 01; 183(7):4229-40. PMID: 19734214.
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    13. Argaw AT, Gurfein BT, Zhang Y, Zameer A, John GR. VEGF-mediated disruption of endothelial CLN-5 promotes blood-brain barrier breakdown. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Feb 10; 106(6):1977-82. PMID: 19174516.
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