Caroline Duwaerts, PhD

TitleAssociate Researcher
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, ILB.S.05/2008Biology & Minor in Chemistry
    Brown University, Providence, RIPh.D.01/2013Medical Sciences: Pathobiology
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAPost-Doctoral Fellowship05/2016Hepatology
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    Loyola University Chicago2008  - 2008Excellence in Biological Research Award
    Brown University2009  - 2009Poole Gorham Philanthropy Fellow
    Brown University2012  - 2013Graduate Women in Science - Sigma Delta Epsilon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco2013  - 2016NRSA Hepatology Training Grant

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    1. Pierce AA, Duwaerts C, Siao K, Mattis AN, Goodsell A, Baron JL, Maher JJ. CD18 deficiency improves liver injury in the MCD model of steatohepatitis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0183912. PMID: 28873429.
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    2. Duwaerts C, Amin AM, Siao K, Her C, Fitch M, Beysen C, Turner SM, Goodsell A, Baron JL, Grenert JP, Cho SJ, Maher JJ. Specific Macronutrients Exert Unique Influences on the Adipose-Liver Axis to Promote Hepatic Steatosis in Mice. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Sep; 4(2):223-236. PMID: 28649594.
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    3. Pierce AA, Duwaerts C, Soon RK, Siao K, Grenert JP, Fitch M, Hellerstein MK, Beysen C, Turner SM, Maher JJ. Isocaloric manipulation of macronutrients within a high-carbohydrate/moderate-fat diet induces unique effects on hepatic lipogenesis, steatosis and liver injury. J Nutr Biochem. 2016 Mar; 29:12-20. PMID: 26895660; PMCID: PMC4761406 [Available on 03/01/17].
    4. Duwaerts C, Maher JJ. Mechanisms of Liver Injury in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis. Curr Hepatol Rep. 2014 Jun 01; 13(2):119-129. PMID: 25045618.
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    5. Duwaerts C, Sun EP, Cheng CW, van Rooijen N, Gregory SH. Cross-activating invariant NKT cells and kupffer cells suppress cholestatic liver injury in a mouse model of biliary obstruction. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11):e79702. PMID: 24260285; PMCID: PMC3829879.
    6. Duwaerts C, Gehring S, Cheng CW, van Rooijen N, Gregory SH. Contrasting responses of Kupffer cells and inflammatory mononuclear phagocytes to biliary obstruction in a mouse model of cholestatic liver injury. Liver Int. 2013 Feb; 33(2):255-65. PMID: 23240869; PMCID: PMC3540118.
    7. Lucas LR, Dragisic T, Duwaerts C, Swiatkowski M, Suzuki H. Effects of recovery from immobilization stress on striatal preprodynorphin- and kappa opioid receptor-mRNA levels of the male rat. Physiol Behav. 2011 Oct 24; 104(5):972-80. PMID: 21723305.
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    8. Duwaerts C, Gregory SH. Targeting the diverse immunological functions expressed by hepatic NKT cells. Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2011 Aug; 15(8):973-88. PMID: 21564001; PMCID: PMC3133853.
    9. Cheng CW, Duwaerts C, Rooijen Nv, Wintermeyer P, Mott S, Gregory SH. NK cells suppress experimental cholestatic liver injury by an interleukin-6-mediated, Kupffer cell-dependent mechanism. J Hepatol. 2011 Apr; 54(4):746-52. PMID: 21129806; PMCID: PMC3060960.
    10. Aher CV, Duwaerts C, Akama KT, Lucas LR. Effects of acute diuresis stress on egr-1 (zif268) mRNA levels in brain regions associated with motivated behavior. Brain Res Bull. 2010 Jan 15; 81(1):114-9. PMID: 19835936.
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