Nicholas Frost, MD, PhD

Title(s)Adjunct Instructor, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of MarylandMD/PhD2012School of Medicine
    UCSF Residency in Neurology2016Department of Neurology

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    Abnormal Prefrontal Network Structure Underlying Anxiety in Autism
    NIH/NINDS K08NS105938Aug 15, 2018 - Jul 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Abnormal Prefrontal Network Structure Underlying Anxiety in Autism
    NIH/NINDS K08NS105938Aug 15, 2018 - Jul 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The role of Autism-linked mutation of postsynaptic scaffolding protein Shank3 in network integration and cortical microcircuit function
    NIH/NINDS R25NS070680Jan 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Fellow
    Regulation of Actin Dynamics at Functional Subdomains within Dendritic Spines
    NIH/NIMH F30MH086185Jul 1, 2009 - Jun 30, 2013
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. MacGillavry HD, Kerr JM, Kassner J, Frost NA, Blanpied TA. Shank-cortactin interactions control actin dynamics to maintain flexibility of neuronal spines and synapses. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 Jan; 43(2):179-93. PMID: 26547831; PMCID: PMC5007541.
    2. Lu HE, MacGillavry HD, Frost NA, Blanpied TA. Multiple spatial and kinetic subpopulations of CaMKII in spines and dendrites as resolved by single-molecule tracking PALM. J Neurosci. 2014 May 28; 34(22):7600-10. PMID: 24872564; PMCID: PMC4035521.
    3. Jensen CS, Watanabe S, Rasmussen HB, Schmitt N, Olesen SP, Frost NA, Blanpied TA, Misonou H. Specific sorting and post-Golgi trafficking of dendritic potassium channels in living neurons. J Biol Chem. 2014 Apr 11; 289(15):10566-81. PMID: 24569993; PMCID: PMC4036177.
    4. Parikh RV, Frost N, Green A, Dandu M. A leathery lining. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 29(1):243. PMID: 23860720; PMCID: PMC3889970.
    5. Frost NA, Lu HE, Blanpied TA. Optimization of cell morphology measurement via single-molecule tracking PALM. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e36751. PMID: 22570741; PMCID: PMC3343014.
    6. Lieberman JA, Frost NA, Hoppert M, Fernandes PJ, Vogt SL, Raivio TL, Blanpied TA, Donnenberg MS. Outer membrane targeting, ultrastructure, and single molecule localization of the enteropathogenic Escherichia coli type IV pilus secretin BfpB. J Bacteriol. 2012 Apr; 194(7):1646-58. PMID: 22247509; PMCID: PMC3302462.
    7. Frost NA, Kerr JM, Lu HE, Blanpied TA. A network of networks: cytoskeletal control of compartmentalized function within dendritic spines. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2010 Oct; 20(5):578-87. PMID: 20667710; PMCID: PMC2972359.
    8. Frost NA, Shroff H, Kong H, Betzig E, Blanpied TA. Single-molecule discrimination of discrete perisynaptic and distributed sites of actin filament assembly within dendritic spines. Neuron. 2010 Jul 15; 67(1):86-99. PMID: 20624594; PMCID: PMC2904347.
    9. Weinman EJ, Steplock D, Cha B, Kovbasnjuk O, Frost NA, Cunningham R, Shenolikar S, Blanpied TA, Donowitz M. PTH transiently increases the percent mobile fraction of Npt2a in OK cells as determined by FRAP. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2009 Dec; 297(6):F1560-5. PMID: 19794105; PMCID: PMC2801338.
    10. Gerdes MJ, Myakishev M, Frost NA, Rishi V, Moitra J, Acharya A, Levy MR, Park SW, Glick A, Yuspa SH, Vinson C. Activator protein-1 activity regulates epithelial tumor cell identity. Cancer Res. 2006 Aug 01; 66(15):7578-88. PMID: 16885357.
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