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Randall Woltjer, MD, PhD
Neuropathologist; Director, Neuropathology Core of the Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Rank: Associate Professor
Clinical Services: Neuropathology
Clinical Interests: Neuropathology, Autopsy Pathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Research Interests: Biochemical Pathology of Neurodegenerative Diseases such as Alzheimer's disease; Biochemical Characteristics of Normal Aging
1994    MD     Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
1992    PhD    Biochemistry    Vanderbilt University
1986    MA     English            Michigan State University
1985    BS      Physics            Calvin College
2005    Neuropathology
2000    Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
1995    National Board of Medical Examiners
Previous Position:
2002-2006    Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Selected References:
  1. Hoshino, A., Yee, C.J., Campbell, M., Woltjer, R.L., Townsend, R.L., van der Meer, R., Shur, Y., Holt, J.T., Moses, H.L., and Jensen, R.A. Effects of BRCA1 transgene expression on murine mammary gland development and mutagen-induced mammary neoplasia. International Journal of Biological Sciences, in press.
  2. Woltjer, R.L., McMahan, W., Milatovic, D., Kjerulf, J.D., Shie, F.-S., Rung, L.G., Montine, K.S., and Montine, T.J. Effects of chemical chaperones on oxidative stress and detergent-insoluble species formation following conditional expression of amyloid precursor protein carboxy-terminal fragment. Neurobiology of Disease, 25:427-37, 2007.
  3. Montine, T.J., Woltjer, R.L., Pan, C., Montine, K.S., and Zhang, J. Liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry-based proteomic discovery in aging and Alzheimer's disease. NeuroRx., 3:336-43, 2006.
  4. Boutte, A.M., Woltjer, R.L., Wang, Q., Zimmerman, L.J., Stamer, S.L, Montine, K.S., Manno, M.V., Cimino, P.J., Liebler, D.C., and Montine, T.J. Map of selectively increased oxidative modifications on detergent-insoluble forms of Aβ and β-III tubulin in Alzheimer’s disease. FASEB J., 20:1473-83, 2006.
  5. Woltjer, R.L., Cimino, P.J., Boutte, A.M., Schantz, A.M., Montine, K.S., Larson, E.B., Bird, T., Quinn, J.F., Zhang, J., and Montine T.J. Proteomic determination of widespread detergent-insolubility including Abeta but not tau early in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. FASEB J. 19:1923-5, 2005.
  6. Woltjer, R.L., Nghiem, W., Maezawa, I., Milatovic, D., Vaisar, T., Montine, K.S., and Montine, T.J. Role of glutathione in intracellular amyloid-β precursor protein/carboxy-terminal fragment aggregation and associated cytotoxicity. J Neurochem. 93:1047-56. 2005.

Last Updated: 08/09/2010