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Cardiovascular Research and Applied Stem Cell Laboratory
Dr. Eckhard Alt
(504) 988-4514

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Eckhard Alt, MD, PhD
Reza Izadpanah, PhD

Recent Publications:

  1. Ilmer M, Mazurek N, Gilcrease MZ, Byrd JC, Woodward WA, Buchholz TA, Acklin K, Ramirez K, Hafley M, Alt E, Vykoukal J, Bresalier RS. (2016). Low expression of galectin- 3 is associated with poor survival in node-positive breast cancers and mesenchymal phenotype in breast cancer stem cells. Breast Cancer Res. Sep 29;18(1):97.
  2. Recio-Boiles A, Ilmer M, Rhea PR, Kettlun C, Heinemann ML, Ruetering J, Vykoukal J, Alt E.
     (2016) JNK pathway inhibition selectively primes pancreatic cancer stem cells to TRAIL-
     induced apoptosis without affecting the physiology of normal tissue resident stem cells.
     Oncotarget ;7 (9), 9890- 9906
  3. Lin D, Chai Y, Izadpanah R, Braun SE, Alt E. (2016) NPR3 protects cardiomyocytes from apoptosis
     through inhibition of cytosolic BRCA1 and TNF-α. Cell Cycle. Sep 16;15(18):2414-9.
  4. Klein SM, Vykoukal J, Li DP, Pan HL, Zeitler K, Alt E, Geis S, Felthaus O,
     Prantl L. (2016 )Peripheral Motor and Sensory Nerve Conduction following Transplantation of Undifferentiated Autologous Adipose Tissue–Derived Stem Cells in a Biodegradable
     US Food and Drug Administration–Approved Nerve Conduit. Plastic and reconstructive
     surgery. Jul 1;138(1):132-9.
  5. Prantl L, Schreml J, Gehmert S, Klein S, Bai X, Zeitler K, Schreml S, Alt E, Gehmert S,
     Felthaus O. (2016)Transcription Profile in Sporadic Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis Reveals
     Differential Expression at the Level of Adipose Tissue–Derived Stem Cells.
     Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Apr 1;137(4):1181-90.