Duvall, K; Crist, L; Perl, AJ; Pode Shakked, N; Chaturvedi, P; Kopan, R. Revisiting the role of Notch in nephron segmentation confirms a role for proximal fate selection during mouse and human nephrogenesis. Development (Cambridge). 2022; 149.

Murrison, LB; Ren, X; Preusse, K; He, H; Kroner, J; Chen, X; Jenkins, S; Johansson, E; Biagini, JM; Weirauch, MT; et al. TSLP disease-associated genetic variants combined with airway TSLP expression influence asthma risk. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2022; 149:79-88.

Jarmas, AE; Brunskill, EW; Chaturvedi, P; Salomonis, N; Kopan, R. Progenitor translatome changes coordinated by Tsc1 increase perception of Wnt signals to end nephrogenesis. Nature Communications. 2021; 12.

Kuang, Y; Pyo, A; Eafergan, N; Cain, B; Gutzwiller, LM; Axelrod, O; Gagliani, EK; Weirauch, MT; Kopan, R; Kovall, RA; et al. Enhancers with cooperative Notch binding sites are more resistant to regulation by the Hairless co-repressor. PLoS Genetics. 2021; 17.

Makayes, Y; Resnick, E; Hinden, L; Aizenshtein, E; Shlomi, T; Kopan, R; Nechama, M; Volovelsky, O. Increasing mTORC1 Pathway Activity or Methionine Supplementation during Pregnancy Reverses the Negative Effect of Maternal Malnutrition on the Developing Kidney. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 2021; 32:1898-1912.

Hass, MR; Brissette, D; Parameswaran, S; Pujato, M; Donmez, O; Kottyan, LC; Weirauch, MT; Kopan, R. Runx1 shapes the chromatin landscape via a cascade of direct and indirect targets. PLoS Genetics. 2021; 17.

Schuh, MP; Alkhudairy, L; Potter, A; Potter, SS; Chetal, K; Thakkar, K; Salomonis, N; Kopan, R. The Rhesus Macaque Serves As a Model for Human Lateral Branch Nephrogenesis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 2021; 32:1097-1112.

Kobia, FM; Preusse, K; Dai, Q; Weaver, N; Hass, MR; Chaturvedi, P; Stein, SJ; Pear, WS; Yuan, Z; Kovall, RA; et al. Notch dimerization and gene dosage are important for normal heart development, intestinal stem cell maintenance, and splenic marginal zone B-cell homeostasis during mite infestation. PLoS Biology. 2020; 18.

Mukherjeel, M; Ratnayake, I; Janga, M; Fogarty, E; Scheidt, S; Grassmeyer, J; DeRiso, J; Chandrasekar, I; Ahrenkiel, SP; Kopan, R; et al. Notch signaling regulates Akap12 expression and primary cilia length during renal tubule morphogenesis. FASEB Journal. 2020; 34:9512-9530.

Kuang, Y; Golan, O; Preusse, K; Cain, B; Christensen, CJ; Salomone, J; Campbell, I; Okwubido-Williams, FV; Hass, MR; Yuan, Z; et al. Enhancer architecture sensitizes cell specific responses to Notch gene dose via a bind and discard mechanism. eLife. 2020; 9.

Seymour, PA; Collin, CA; Egeskov-Madsen, AL R; Jorgensen, MC; Shimojo, H; Imayoshi, I; de Lichtenberg, KH; Kopan, R; Kageyama, R; Serup, P. Jag1 Modulates an Oscillatory Dll1-Notch-Hes1 Signaling Module to Coordinate Growth and Fate of Pancreatic Progenitors. Developmental Cell. 2020; 52:731-747.e8.

Volovelsky, O; Nguyen, T; Jarmas, AE; Combes, AN; Wilson, SB; Little, MH; Witte, DP; Brunskill, EW; Kopan, R. Hamartin regulates cessation of mouse nephrogenesis independently of Mtor. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2018; 115:5998-6003.

Farber, G; Hurtado, R; Loh, S; Monette, S; Mtui, J; Kopan, R; Quaggin, S; Meyer-Schwesinger, C; Herzlinger, D; Scott, RP; et al. Glomerular endothelial cell maturation depends on ADAM10, a key regulator of Notch signaling. Angiogenesis. 2018; 21:335-347.

Combes, AN; Wilson, S; Phipson, B; Binnie, BB; Ju, A; Lawlor, KT; Cebrian, C; Walton, SL; Smyth, IM; Moritz, KM; et al. Haploinsufficiency for the Six2 gene increases nephron progenitor proliferation promoting branching and nephron number. Kidney International. 2018; 93:589-598.

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Raphael Kopan, PhD
William K. Schubert Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Director of the Division of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Phone: 513-636-2090
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