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Agnieszka Z. Balkowiec M.D., Ph.D.

  • (503) 418-0190

    Portland Campus

    • Associate Professor of Integrative Biosciences School of Dentistry

Areas of interest

  • Development and Plasticity of Neuronal Circuits

Publications

  • A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, R.A.Khanjian & A.Balkowiec (2015). Cellular mechanisms of activity-dependent BDNF expression in primary sensory neurons. Neuroscience, 310: 665-673.

  • A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, T.Jacob, W.Krueger, D.Rammuno-Johnson, A.Balkowiec, K.A.Lidke & T.Vu (2014). Heterogeneous intracellular trafficking dynamics of brain-derived neurotrophic factor complexes in the neuronal soma revealed by single quantum dot tracking. PLoS ONE, 9 (4):e95113.

  • F.A.Elbarbry, A.Vermehren-Schmaedick & A.Balkowiec (2014). Modulation of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in the Rat Kidney by Sulforaphane: Implications for Regulation of Blood Pressure. ISRN Pharmacology, 2014: 683508.

  • A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, V.K.Jenkins, H-Y.Hsieh, M.P.Page, V.L.Brooks & A.Balkowiec (2013). Upregulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in nodose ganglia and the lower brainstem of hypertensive rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research 91: 220-229.

  • F.A.Elbarbry, A.Vermehren-Schmaedick & A.Balkowiec (2014). Modulation of Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in the Rat Kidney by Sulforaphane: Implications for Regulation of Blood Pressure. ISRN Pharmacology, 2014: 683508.

  • J.L.Martin, A.L.Brown & A.Balkowiec (2012). Glia determine the course of brain-derived neurotrophic factor-mediated dendritogenesis and provide a soluble inhibitory cue to dendritic growth in the brainstem. Neuroscience 207: 333-346.

  • A.Vermehren-Schmaedick, V.K.Jenkins, S.J.Knopp, A.Balkowiec & J.M.Bissonnette (2012). Intermittent hypoxia-induced expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor is disrupted in the brainstem of MeCP2-deficient mice. Neuroscience 206: 1-6.

  • E.Balkowiec-Iskra, A.Vermehren-Schmaedick & A.Balkowiec (2011). Tumor necrosis factor-alpha increases BDNF expression in trigeminal ganglion neurons in an activity-dependent manner. Neuroscience 180: 322-333.

  • L.Tarsa, E.Balkowiec-Iskra, F.J.Kratochvil III, V.K.Jenkins, A.McLean, A.Brown, J.A.Smith, J.C.Baumgartner & A.Balkowiec (2010). Tooth pulp inflammation increases BDNF expression in rodent trigeminal ganglion neurons. Neuroscience 167: 1205-1215.

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