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Marina Guizzetti Ph.D.

  • Portland Campus

    • Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience School of Medicine
    • Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine
    • Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine

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Areas of interest

  • Glia
  • Astrocytes
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Neuronal development
  • Extracellular matrix
  • Neurite outgrowth
  • Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans


  • "Paraoxonase (PON1) as a biomarker of susceptibility for organophosphate toxicity" Biomarkers January 2003
  • "Quantification of synaptic structure formation in cocultures of astrocytes and hippocampal neurons"   2011
  • "Assessment of cholesterol homeostasis in astrocytes and neurons." Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)  2011
  • "Acetylcholine as a mitogen" European Journal of Pharmacology  1996
  • "Modulation of DNA synthesis by muscarinic cholinergic receptors" Growth Factors  2001
  • "Gadd45b and N-methyl-d-aspartate induced DNA demethylation in postmitotic neurons" Epigenomics June 1 2015
  • "Effect of organophosphorus insecticides and their metabolites on astroglial cell proliferation" Toxicology November 15 2005
  • "Effects of ethanol on calcium homeostasis in the nervous system" Molecular Neurobiology  1999
  • "Ethanol inhibits muscarinic receptor-induced axonal growth in rat hippocampal neurons" Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research November 2009
  • "Inhibition of muscarinic receptor-induced proliferation of astroglial cells by ethanol" NeuroToxicology December 2002
  • "Intracellular signal transduction pathways as targets for neurotoxicants" Toxicology March 7 2001
  • "Mixtures of benomyl, pirimiphos-methyl, dimethoate, diazinon and azinphos-methyl affect protein synthesis in HL-60 cells differently" Toxicology  1994
  • "Predictive models for neurotoxicity assessment"  January 1 2010
  • "In vivo ethanol decreases phosphorylated MAPK and p70s6 kinase in the developing rat brain" NeuroReport July 18 2003
  • "The effects of ethanol on glial cell proliferation" Frontiers in Bioscience - Landmark  1997
  • "Measurements of astrocyte proliferation"   2011
  • "Activation of phosphatidylinositol 3 kinase by muscarinic receptors in astrocytoma cells" NeuroReport June 13 2001
  • "Decline in arylsulfatase B and Increase in chondroitin 4-sulfotransferase combine to increase chondroitin 4-sulfate in traumatic brain injury" Journal of Neurochemistry August 1 2015
  • "Extracts of various species of Epilobium inhibit proliferation of human prostate cells" Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology May 1 2003
  • "Nuclear factor κB activation by muscarinic receptors in astroglial cells" Neuroscience September 15 2003
  • "Muscarinic cholinergic receptor signal transduction as a potential target for the developmental neurotoxicity of ethanol" Biochemical Pharmacology April 1 1999
  • "Effect of ethanol on protein kinase Cζ and p70S6 kinase activation by carbachol" Journal of Neurochemistry  2002
  • "The role of protein kinase C α and ε isozymes in DNA synthesis induced by muscarinic receptors in a glial cell line" European Journal of Pharmacology October 23 1998
  • "Thyroid peroxidase as toxicity target for dithiocarbamates" Archiv fur Toxikologie  1997
  • "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders"  February 3 2015
  • "Developmental neurotoxicity" Toxicology Letters February 28 2002
  • "The activation of M 1, muscarinic receptor signaling induces neuronal differentiation in pyramidal hippocampal neurons" Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics May 2009
  • "Preface" Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)  2011
  • "Dimethyl fumarate regulates histone deacetylase expression in astrocytes" Journal of Neuroimmunology October 15 2013
  • "Signal transduction and neurotoxicity"   2011

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