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Odessa Yabut, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-514-4949
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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    Regulation of neural stem and progenitor cells in mammalian brain development and disease.

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    The Role of Suppressor of Fused in Neural Stem Cells and its Implications in Tumorigenesis
    NIH/NCI K01CA201068Sep 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    The Significance of Regulating Shh Signaling in Cortical Progenitor Specification
    NIH/NINDS F32NS087719Jun 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Gomez HG, Noguchi H, Castillo JG, Aguilar D, Pleasure SJ, Yabut OR. Suppressor of Fused regulates the proliferation of postnatal neural stem and precursor cells via a Gli3-dependent mechanism. Biol Open. 2019 Jun 06; 8(6). PMID: 31142467.
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    2. Yabut OR, Pleasure SJ. Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Rises to the Surface: Emerging Roles in Neocortical Development. Brain Plast. 2018 Aug 10; 3(2):119-128. PMID: 30151337.
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    3. Winkler CC, Yabut OR, Fregoso SP, Gomez HG, Dwyer BE, Pleasure SJ, Franco SJ. The Dorsal Wave of Neocortical Oligodendrogenesis Begins Embryonically and Requires Multiple Sources of Sonic Hedgehog. J Neurosci. 2018 06 06; 38(23):5237-5250. PMID: 29739868.
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    4. Yabut OR, Pleasure SJ. The Crossroads of Neural Stem Cell Development and Tumorigenesis. Opera Med Physiol. 2016 Dec; 2(3-4):181-187. PMID: 28795171.
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    5. Yabut OR, Ng HX, Fernandez G, Yoon K, Kuhn J, Pleasure SJ. Loss of Suppressor of Fused in Mid-Corticogenesis Leads to the Expansion of Intermediate Progenitors. J Dev Biol. 2016 Dec; 4(4). PMID: 28781964.
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    6. Yabut OR, Fernandez G, Huynh T, Yoon K, Pleasure SJ. Suppressor of Fused Is Critical for Maintenance of Neuronal Progenitor Identity during Corticogenesis. Cell Rep. 2015 Sep 29; 12(12):2021-34. PMID: 26387942.
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    7. Yabut O, Pleasure SJ, Yoon K. A Notch above Sonic Hedgehog. Dev Cell. 2015 May 26; 33(4):371-2. PMID: 26017768.
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    8. Yabut O, Pleasure SJ. The quintessence of quiescence. Neuron. 2014 May 07; 82(3):501-3. PMID: 24811373.
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    9. Wong SS, Ritner C, Ramachandran S, Aurigui J, Pitt C, Chandra P, Ling VB, Yabut O, Bernstein HS. miR-125b promotes early germ layer specification through Lin28/let-7d and preferential differentiation of mesoderm in human embryonic stem cells. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e36121. PMID: 22545159.
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    10. Yabut O, Bernstein HS. The promise of human embryonic stem cells in aging-associated diseases. Aging (Albany NY). 2011 May; 3(5):494-508. PMID: 21566262.
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    11. Zhang J, Li H, Yabut O, Fitzpatrick H, D'Arcangelo G, Herrup K. Cdk5 suppresses the neuronal cell cycle by disrupting the E2F1-DP1 complex. J Neurosci. 2010 Apr 14; 30(15):5219-28. PMID: 20392944.
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    12. Yabut O, Domogauer J, D'Arcangelo G. Dyrk1A overexpression inhibits proliferation and induces premature neuronal differentiation of neural progenitor cells. J Neurosci. 2010 Mar 17; 30(11):4004-14. PMID: 20237271.
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    13. Niu S, Yabut O, D'Arcangelo G. The Reelin signaling pathway promotes dendritic spine development in hippocampal neurons. J Neurosci. 2008 Oct 08; 28(41):10339-48. PMID: 18842893.
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    14. Yabut O, Renfro A, Niu S, Swann JW, Marín O, D'Arcangelo G. Abnormal laminar position and dendrite development of interneurons in the reeler forebrain. Brain Res. 2007 Apr 06; 1140:75-83. PMID: 16996039.
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