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Mark Petersen, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-1888
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    Collapse Biography 
    Collapse Education and Training
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CAFellowship2013Neonatology
    Stanford University / Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CAResidency2009Pediatrics
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IAM.D.2005Medicine
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, IAB.S.2001Biology
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    Gladstone Institutes2018Mentored Scientist Award for Scientific Excellence in Neuroscience
    University of California San Francisco Residency Program2011Nomination for Fellow Teaching Award
    Stanford University School of Medicine2007  - 2009Honor Roll for Teaching
    Stanford University School of Medicine2007  - 2008Letter of Distinction for Teaching
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine2005Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine2005Pediatric Faculty Award for Outstanding Performance in Pediatrics
    Univerisity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine2003W.R. Ingram Award for Superior Achievement in Medical Neuroscience
    University of Iowa2001Highest Distinction and Honors in Biology
    University of Iowa2001Robbie Prize for Excellence in Biological Research

    Collapse Research 
    Collapse Research Activities and Funding
    Fibrinogen-mediated mechanisms of preterm infant brain injury
    NIH/NINDS K02NS110973Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2024
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ryu JK, Rafalski VA, Meyer-Franke A, Adams RA, Poda SB, Rios Coronado PE, Pedersen LØ, Menon V, Baeten KM, Sikorski SL, Bedard C, Hanspers K, Bardehle S, Mendiola AS, Davalos D, Machado MR, Chan JP, Plastira I, Petersen MA, Pfaff SJ, Ang KK, Hallenbeck KK, Syme C, Hakozaki H, Ellisman MH, Swanson RA, Zamvil SS, Arkin MR, Zorn SH, Pico AR, Mucke L, Freedman SB, Stavenhagen JB, Nelson RB, Akassoglou K. Fibrin-targeting immunotherapy protects against neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. Nat Immunol. 2018 11; 19(11):1212-1223. PMID: 30323343.
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    2. Lee NJ, Ha SK, Sati P, Absinta M, Luciano NJ, Lefeuvre JA, Schindler MK, Leibovitch EC, Ryu JK, Petersen MA, Silva AC, Jacobson S, Akassoglou K, Reich DS. Spatiotemporal distribution of fibrinogen in marmoset and human inflammatory demyelination. Brain. 2018 06 01; 141(6):1637-1649. PMID: 29688408.
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    3. Petersen MA, Ryu JK, Akassoglou K. Fibrinogen in neurological diseases: mechanisms, imaging and therapeutics. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2018 05; 19(5):283-301. PMID: 29618808.
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    4. Petersen MA, Ryu JK, Chang KJ, Etxeberria A, Bardehle S, Mendiola AS, Kamau-Devers W, Fancy SPJ, Thor A, Bushong EA, Baeza-Raja B, Syme CA, Wu MD, Rios Coronado PE, Meyer-Franke A, Yahn S, Pous L, Lee JK, Schachtrup C, Lassmann H, Huang EJ, Han MH, Absinta M, Reich DS, Ellisman MH, Rowitch DH, Chan JR, Akassoglou K. Fibrinogen Activates BMP Signaling in Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells and Inhibits Remyelination after Vascular Damage. Neuron. 2017 Dec 06; 96(5):1003-1012.e7. PMID: 29103804.
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    5. Ryu JK, Petersen MA, Murray SG, Baeten KM, Meyer-Franke A, Chan JP, Vagena E, Bedard C, Machado MR, Rios Coronado PE, Prod'homme T, Charo IF, Lassmann H, Degen JL, Zamvil SS, Akassoglou K. Blood coagulation protein fibrinogen promotes autoimmunity and demyelination via chemokine release and antigen presentation. Nat Commun. 2015 Sep 10; 6:8164. PMID: 26353940.
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    6. Davalos D, Baeten KM, Whitney MA, Mullins ES, Friedman B, Olson ES, Ryu JK, Smirnoff DS, Petersen MA, Bedard C, Degen JL, Tsien RY, Akassoglou K. Early detection of thrombin activity in neuroinflammatory disease. Ann Neurol. 2014 Feb; 75(2):303-8. PMID: 24740641.
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    7. Jae Kyu Ryu, Kim M. Baeten, Mark A. Petersen, Sara G. Murray, Anke Meyer-Franke, Dimitrios Davalos, Catherine Bedard, Thomas Prod’homme, Israel F. Charo, Hans Lassmann, Jay L. Degen, Scott S. Zamvil, Katerina Akassoglou. 220 Fibrinogen/CR3 signaling induces demyelination by promoting Th1 cell differentiation and peripheral macrophage recruitment into the CNS. Cytokine. 2013 Sep 1; 63(3):295.
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    8. Davalos D, Ryu JK, Merlini M, Baeten KM, Le Moan N, Petersen MA, Deerinck TJ, Smirnoff DS, Bedard C, Hakozaki H, Gonias Murray S, Ling JB, Lassmann H, Degen JL, Ellisman MH, Akassoglou K. Fibrinogen-induced perivascular microglial clustering is required for the development of axonal damage in neuroinflammation. Nat Commun. 2012; 3:1227. PMID: 23187627.
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    9. Petersen MA, Dailey ME. Diverse microglial motility behaviors during clearance of dead cells in hippocampal slices. Glia. 2004 Apr 15; 46(2):195-206. PMID: 15042586.
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