Barbara E. Slack, PhD

Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Barbara Slack
617.638.5487
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

Barbara Slack, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine.She has been a member of the faculty since 1995. Previously, Dr. Slack was a research and postdoctoral fellow at both MIT and Harvard University. Her laboratory studies signal transduction pathways coupled to G protein-coupled receptors.

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • Queen's University, PhD
  • Queen's University, MSc
  • Queen's University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 7/28/2017

    Blusztajn JK, Slack BE, Mellott TJ. Neuroprotective Actions of Dietary Choline. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 28; 9(8). PMID: 28788094.

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  • Published on 3/23/2017

    Mellott TJ, Huleatt OM, Shade BN, Pender SM, Liu YB, Slack BE, Blusztajn JK. Correction: Perinatal Choline Supplementation Reduces Amyloidosis and Increases Choline Acetyltransferase Expression in the Hippocampus of the APPswePS1dE9 Alzheimer's Disease Model Mice. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0174875. PMID: 28334015.

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  • Published on 1/19/2017

    Mellott TJ, Huleatt OM, Shade BN, Pender SM, Liu YB, Slack BE, Blusztajn JK. Perinatal Choline Supplementation Reduces Amyloidosis and Increases Choline Acetyltransferase Expression in the Hippocampus of the APPswePS1dE9 Alzheimer's Disease Model Mice. PLoS One. 2017; 12(1):e0170450. PMID: 28103298.

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  • Published on 11/11/2013

    Burke RM, Norman TA, Haydar TF, Slack BE, Leeman SE, Blusztajn JK, Mellott TJ. BMP9 ameliorates amyloidosis and the cholinergic defect in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 26; 110(48):19567-72. PMID: 24218590.

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  • Published on 6/29/2012

    Akle V, Guelin E, Yu L, Brassard-Giordano H, Slack BE, Zhdanova IV. F-spondin/spon1b expression patterns in developing and adult zebrafish. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e37593. PMID: 22768035.

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  • Published on 5/17/2011

    Carey RM, Blusztajn JK, Slack BE. Surface expression and limited proteolysis of ADAM10 are increased by a dominant negative inhibitor of dynamin. BMC Cell Biol. 2011; 12:20. PMID: 21586144.

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  • Published on 5/17/2011

    Cissé M, Duplan E, Guillot-Sestier MV, Rumigny J, Bauer C, Pagès G, Orzechowski HD, Slack BE, Checler F, Vincent B. The extracellular regulated kinase-1 (ERK1) controls regulated alpha-secretase-mediated processing, promoter transactivation, and mRNA levels of the cellular prion protein. J Biol Chem. 2011 Aug 19; 286(33):29192-206. PMID: 21586567.

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  • Published on 7/27/2009

    Kishi S, Slack BE, Uchiyama J, Zhdanova IV. Zebrafish as a genetic model in biological and behavioral gerontology: where development meets aging in vertebrates--a mini-review. Gerontology. 2009; 55(4):430-41. PMID: 19654474.

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  • Published on 8/1/2008

    Slack BE, Blusztajn JK. Differential regulation of mTOR-dependent S6 phosphorylation by muscarinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes. J Cell Biochem. 2008 Aug 1; 104(5):1818-31. PMID: 18348264.

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  • Published on 7/29/2008

    Alfa Cissé M, Louis K, Braun U, Mari B, Leitges M, Slack BE, Fisher A, Auberger P, Checler F, Vincent B. Isoform-specific contribution of protein kinase C to prion processing. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2008 Nov; 39(3):400-10. PMID: 18722532.

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