Selected and Recent Publications

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FIVE RECENT PUBLICATIONS [link to PubMed] (citations/Google Scholar) {Trainees - underlined}

Noorjahan N, Cattini PA. Neurogenesis in the maternal rodent brain: impacts of gestation-related hormonal regulation, stress and obesity, Neuroendocrinology, in press, 2021 (doi: 10.1159/000519415)

Koleini N, Nickel BE, Nagalingam RS, Landry NM, Fandrich RR, Cheung DYC, Dixon IM, Czubryt MP, Jassal DS, Cattini PA, Kardami E, Elimination of endogenous high molecular weight FGF2 prevents pressure overload-induced systolic dysfunction, linked to increased FGFR1 activity and NR1D1 expression, Cell and Tissue Research, 2021 (doi: 10.1007/s00441-021-03465-0) (3)

Jarmasz JS, Anderson A, Bock ME, Jin Y, Cattini PA, Ruth C, A potential role for insulin treatment during pregnancy in reducing postpartum psychological distress in maternal obesity: An administrative population health study, BMC Womens Health, 21(1):1-11, 2021 (1)

Moazzam S, Jarmasz JS, Jin Y, Siddiqui TJ, Cattini PA. Effects of high fat diet-induced obesity and pregnancy on prepartum and postpartum maternal mouse behaviour, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 126:105147, 2021 (4)

Jin Y, Jarmasz JS, Cattini PA, Dexamethasone rescues an acute high fat diet-induced decrease in human growth hormone gene expression in male partially humanized CD-1 mice, DNA and Cell Biology, 40(3):543-552, 2021


Jin Y, Surabhi RM, Fresnoza A, Lytras A, Cattini PA, A role for A/T-rich sequences and Pit-1/GHF-1 in a distal enhancer located in the human growth hormone locus control region with preferential pituitary activity in culture and transgenic mice, Molecular Endocrinology, 13(8):1249-66, 1999 (52)

Jin Y, Lu SY, Fresnoza A, Detillieux KA, Duckworth ML, Cattini PA, Differential placental hormone gene expression during pregnancy in a transgenic mouse containing the human growth hormone/chorionic somatomammotropin locus, Placenta, 30(3):226-235, 2009 (30)

Vakili H, Jin Y, Menticoglou S, Cattini PA, CCAAT-enhancer-binding protein beta and downstream human placental growth hormone genes are targets for dysregulation in pregnancies complicated by maternal obesity, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 288:22849-22861, 2013 (21)

Vakili H, Jin Y, Cattini PA, Evidence for a circadian effect on the reduction of human growth hormone gene expression in response to excess caloric intake, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291 (26), 13823-13833, 2016 (19)

Jin Y, Vakili H, Liu SY, Menticoglou S, Cattini PA, Chromosomal architecture and placental expression of the human growth hormone gene family are targeted by pre-pregnancy maternal obesity, American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, 315(4):E435-E445, 2018 (12)

FIVE SELECTED PUBLICATIONS FROM COLLABORATIONS [ link to PubMed ] (citations/Google Scholar)

Rennie PS, Bruchovsky N, Leco KJ, Sheppard PC, McQueen SA, Cheng H, Snoek R, Hamel A, Bock ME, MacDonald BS, Nickel BE, Chang C, Liao S, Cattini PA, Matusik RJ, Characterization of two cis-acting DNA elements involved in the androgen regulation of the probasin gene, Molecular Endocrinology, 7(1): 23-36, 1993 (385)

Grothe C, Heese K, Meisinger C, Wewetzer K, Kunz D, Cattini P, Otten U, Expression of interleukin-6 and its receptor in the sciatic nerve and cultured Schwann cells: relation to 18-kD fibroblast growth factor-2, Brain Research, 885(2):172-81, 2000 (76)

Triggs-Raine BL, Kirkpatrick RD, Kelly SL, Norquay LD, Cattini PA, Yamagata K, Hegele RA, HNF-1a G319S, a transactivation mutant, is associated with altered dynamics of diabetes onset in an Oji-Cree community, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 99(7):4614-9, 2002 (128)

Doble BW, Dang X, Ping P, Fandrich RR, Nickel BE, Jin Y, Cattini PA, Kardami E.  Phosphorylation of serine 262 in the gap junction protein connexin-43 regulates DNA synthesis in cell-cell contact forming cardiomyocytes. Journal of Cell Science, 22;117(Pt 3):507-514, 2004 (133)

Armistead J, Khatkar S, Meyer B, Patel N, Koetter P, Nylen E, Coghlan G, Mark B, Lamont RE, Liu S, Mauthe J Cattini PA, Pind S, Myal Y, Hegele R, Wrogemann K, Greenberg C, Entian K-D, Zelinski T, Triggs-Raine  B, Mutation of a gene essential for ribosome biogenesis, EMG1, causes Bowen Conradi Syndrome, American Journal of Human Genetics, 84(6):728-739, 2009 (111)


Pasumarthi KB, Kardami E, Cattini PA, High and low molecular weight FGF-2 increase proliferation of neonatal rat cardiac myocytes but have differential effects on binucleation and nuclear morphology: evidence for both paracrine and intracrine effects of FGF-2, Circulation Research, 78(1):126-36, 1996 (133)

Sheikh F, Sontag DP, Fandrich RR, Kardami E, Cattini PA, Overexpression of FGF-2 increases cardiac myocyte viability after injury in isolated mouse hearts, American Journal of Physiology, 280(3):H1039-50, 2001 (99)

Detillieux KA, Sheikh F, Kardami, E, Cattini PA, Biological activities of fibroblast growth factor-2 in the adult myocardium, Cardiovascular Research, 57(1):8-19, 2003 (260)

Lu SY, Sheikh F, Sheppard PC, Fresnoza A, Duckworth ML, Detillieux KA, Cattini PA, FGF-16 is required for embryonic heart development, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 373(2):270-74, 2008 (68)

Wang J, Nachtigal MW, Kardami E, Cattini PA, FGF-2 protects cardiomyocytes from doxorubicin damage via protein kinase C-dependent effects on efflux transporters, Cardiovascular Research, 98:56-63, 2013 (32)