Faculty Profile

Dr. Tina M. Calderon, Ph.D.

Tina M. Calderon, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

Selected Publications

Eugenin, E.A., D'Aversa, T.G., Lopez, L., Calderon, T.M. and Berman, J.W.:  MCP-1 (CCL2) protects human neurons and astrocytes from NMDA or HIV-tat-induced apoptosis.  J. Neurochem.  85:1299-1311, 2003.

Eugenin, E.A., Dyer, G., Calderon, T.M. and Berman, J.W.:  HIV-1 tat protein induces a migratory phenotype in human fetal microglia by a CCL2 (MCP-1)-dependent mechanism:  Possible role in NeuroAids.  Glia.  49:501-510, 2005.

Eugenin, E.A., Osiecki, K., Lopez, L., Goldstein, H., Calderon, T.M. and Berman, J.W.:  CCL2/monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 mediates enhanced transmigration of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected leukocytes across the blood-brain barrier:  a potential mechanism of HIV-CNS invasion and NeuroAIDS.  J. Neurosci. 26:1098-1106, 2006.

Eugenin, E.A., Gamss, R., Buckner, C., Buono, D., Klein, R.S., Schoenbaum, E.E., Calderon, T.M. and Berman, J.W.:  Shedding of PECAM-1 during HIV infection: a potential role for soluble PECAM-1 in the pathogenesis of NeuroAIDS.  J. Leukoc. Biol. 79:444-452, 2006.

Calderon, T.M., Eugenin, E.A., Lopez, L., Kumar, S.S., Hesselgesser, J. Raine, C.S. and Berman, J.W.:  A role for CXCL12 (SDF-1alpha) in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis:  regulation of CXCL12 expression in astrocytes by soluble myelin basic protein.  J. Neuroimmunol. 177:27-39, 2006.

Eugenin, E.A., King, J.E., Nath, A., Calderon, T.M., Zukin, R.S., Bennett, M.V. and Berman, J.W.:  HIV-tat induces formation of an LRP-PSD-95-NMDAR-nNOS complex that promotes apoptosis in neurons and astrocytes. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 104:3438-3443, 2007.

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