Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

(617) 638-4829
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Other Positions

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

Education

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD
  • University of Warsaw, MS

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 1/1/2017

    Adams SL, Benayoun L, Tilton K, Chavez OR, Himali JJ, Blusztajn JK, Seshadri S, Delalle I. Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase-B3 (MsrB3) Protein Associates with Synaptic Vesicles and its Expression Changes in the Hippocampi of Alzheimer's Disease Patients. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017; 60(1):43-56. PMID: 28777754.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Wang E, Zhu H, Wang X, Gower AC, Wallack M, Blusztajn JK, Kowall N, Qiu WQ. Amylin Treatment Reduces Neuroinflammation and Ameliorates Abnormal Patterns of Gene Expression in the Cerebral Cortex of an Alzheimer's Disease Mouse Model. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017; 56(1):47-61. PMID: 27911303.

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  • Published on 7/29/2016

    Mathew RS, Mullan H, Blusztajn JK, Lehtinen MK. Comment on "Multiple repressive mechanisms in the hippocampus during memory formation". Science. 2016 Jul 29; 353(6298):453. PMID: 27482552.

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  • Published on 3/10/2016

    Blusztajn JK, Rinnofner J. Intrinsic Cholinergic Neurons in the Hippocampus: Fact or Artifact? Front Synaptic Neurosci. 2016; 8:6. PMID: 27014052.

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  • Published on 10/6/2014

    Langley EA, Krykbaeva M, Blusztajn JK, Mellott TJ. High maternal choline consumption during pregnancy and nursing alleviates deficits in social interaction and improves anxiety-like behaviors in the BTBR T+Itpr3tf/J mouse model of autism. Behav Brain Res. 2015 Feb 1; 278:210-20. PMID: 25300468.

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  • Published on 4/14/2014

    Mellott TJ, Pender SM, Burke RM, Langley EA, Blusztajn JK. IGF2 ameliorates amyloidosis, increases cholinergic marker expression and raises BMP9 and neurotrophin levels in the hippocampus of the APPswePS1dE9 Alzheimer's disease model mice. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e94287. PMID: 24732467.

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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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