Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Jan Blusztajn
617.358.9588
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD is a Professor of Pathology in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Blusztajn received his PhD in Neural and Endocrine Regulation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Blusztajn’s research is in prenatal programming of brain development and aging by essential nutrient availability during gestation.

Other Positions

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

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Conner SC, Benayoun L, Himali JJ, Adams SL, Yang Q, DeCarli C, Blusztajn JK, Beiser A, Seshadri S, Delalle I. Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase-B3 Risk Allele Implicated in Alzheimer's Disease Associates with Increased Odds for Brain Infarcts. J Alzheimers Dis. 2019; 68(1):357-365. PMID: 30775993.

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  • Published on 11/13/2018

    Wallace TC, Blusztajn JK, Caudill MA, Klatt KC, Natker E, Zeisel SH, Zelman KM. Choline: The Underconsumed and Underappreciated Essential Nutrient. Nutr Today. 2018 Nov-Dec; 53(6):240-253. PMID: 30853718.

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  • Published on 3/12/2018

    Carreras I, Aytan N, Mellott T, Choi JK, Lehar M, Crabtree L, Leite-Morris K, Jenkins BG, Blusztajn JK, Dedeoglu A. Corrigendum to "Anxiety, neuroinflammation, cholinergic and GABAergic abnormalities are early markers of Gulf War illness in a mouse model of the disease" [Brain Res. 1681 (2018) 34-43]. Brain Res. 2018 06 01; 1688:113-115. PMID: 29526415.

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  • Published on 3/3/2018

    Aytan N, Choi JK, Carreras I, Crabtree L, Nguyen B, Lehar M, Blusztajn JK, Jenkins BG, Dedeoglu A. Protective effects of 7,8-dihydroxyflavone on neuropathological and neurochemical changes in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Eur J Pharmacol. 2018 Jun 05; 828:9-17. PMID: 29510124.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Tao Q, Zhu H, Chen X, Stern RA, Kowall N, Au R, Blusztajn JK, Qiu WQ. Pramlintide: The Effects of a Single Drug Injection on Blood Phosphatidylcholine Profile for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 62(2):597-609. PMID: 29480193.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Adams SL, Benayoun L, Tilton K, Mellott TJ, Seshadri S, Blusztajn JK, Delalle I. Immunohistochemical Analysis of Activin Receptor-Like Kinase 1 (ACVRL1/ALK1) Expression in the Rat and Human Hippocampus: Decline in CA3 During Progression of Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 63(4):1433-1443. PMID: 29843236.

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  • Published on 12/24/2017

    Carreras I, Aytan N, Mellott T, Choi JK, Lehar M, Crabtree L, Leite-Morris K, Jenkins BG, Blusztajn JK, Dedeoglu A. Anxiety, neuroinflammation, cholinergic and GABAergic abnormalities are early markers of Gulf War illness in a mouse model of the disease. Brain Res. 2018 02 15; 1681:34-43. PMID: 29277710.

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  • 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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