Headshot photo of Stan Atkin, M.D., Ph.D.

Stan Atkin, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, School of Medicine

Education and training

    • B.S., 2004, Oregon State University
    • M.D., Ph.D., 2014, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Internship

    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2015
  • Residency

    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2017


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Atkin SD, Owen BM, Bookout AL, Cravo RM, Lee C, Elias CF, Elmquist JK, Kliewer SA, Mangelsdorf DJ. Nuclear receptor LRH-1 induced the reproductive neuropeptide kisspeptin in the hypothalamus. 2013 Molecular Endocrinology 27(4):598-605.
  • Owen BM, Bookout AL, Ding X, Lin VY, Atkin SD, Gautron L, Kliewer SA, Mangelsdorf DJ. FGF21 contributes to neuroendocrine control of female reproduction. 2013 Nature Medicine 19:1153-1156.
  • RM Cravo, LO Margatho, Osborne-Lawrence S, Donato J, Atkin SD, Bookout AL, Rovinsky S, Frazão R, Lee CE, Gautron L, Zigman JM, Elias CF. Characterization of Kiss1 neurons usingtransgenic mouse models. 2011 Journal of Neuroscience 173, 37-56.
  • Sephton CF, Good SK, Atkin SD, Dewey CM, Mayer P,Herz J, Yu G. TDP-43 is a developmentally regulated protein essential for early embryonic development. 2010 J Biological Chemistry 285 (9), 6826-6834.
  • Atkin SD, Patel S, Kocharyan A, Holtzclaw LA, Weerth SH, Schram V, Pickel J, Russell JT. Transgenic mice expressing a cameleon fluorescent Ca2+ indicator in astrocytes and schwann cells allow study of glial cell Ca2+ signals in situ and in vivo. 2009 J. Neurosci Methods. 181(2).
  • Besser L, Chorin E, Sekler I, Silverman W, Atkin S, Russell JT, Hershfinkel M. Synaptically released zinc triggers metabotropic signaling via a zinc-sensing receptor in the hippocampus. 2009. J. Neurosci. 29(9): 2890-01.


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