Nelson Ruiz-Opazo, PhD

Professor, Medicine

(617) 638-4384
700 Albany St Ctr for Adv Biomed Res

Biography

Expertise includes molecular biology and genetics.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, PhD
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MS
  • Universidad Austral de Chile, MS
  • Universidad Austral de Chile, BS

Publications

  • Published on 11/10/2017

    Oh YS, Berkowitz DE, Cohen RA, Figueroa CA, Harrison DG, Humphrey JD, Larson DF, Leopold JA, Mecham RP, Ruiz-Opazo N, Santhanam L, Seta F, Shyy JYJ, Sun Z, Tsao PS, Wagenseil JE, Galis ZS. A Special Report on the NHLBI Initiative to Study Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Arterial Stiffness and Its Association With Hypertension. Circ Res. 2017 Nov 10; 121(11):1216-1218. PMID: 29122942.

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  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Colby AH, Berry SM, Moran AM, Pasion KA, Liu R, Colson YL, Ruiz-Opazo N, Grinstaff MW, Herrera VL. Highly Specific and Sensitive Fluorescent Nanoprobes for Image-Guided Resection of Sub-Millimeter Peritoneal Tumors. ACS Nano. 2017 Feb 28; 11(2):1466-1477. PMID: 28099801.

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  • Published on 6/14/2016

    Herrera VL, Steffen M, Moran AM, Tan GA, Pasion KA, Rivera K, Pappin DJ, Ruiz-Opazo N. Confirmation of translatability and functionality certifies the dual endothelin1/VEGFsp receptor (DEspR) protein. BMC Mol Biol. 2016 Jun 14; 17(1):15. PMID: 27301377.

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  • Published on 4/14/2016

    Herrera VL, Colby AH, Tan GA, Moran AM, O'Brien MJ, Colson YL, Ruiz-Opazo N, Grinstaff MW. Evaluation of expansile nanoparticle tumor localization and efficacy in a cancer stem cell-derived model of pancreatic peritoneal carcinomatosis. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2016 May; 11(9):1001-15. PMID: 27078118.

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  • Published on 1/11/2016

    Decano JL, Pasion KA, Black N, Giordano NJ, Herrera VL, Ruiz-Opazo N. Sex-specific genetic determinants for arterial stiffness in Dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats. BMC Genet. 2016; 17:19. PMID: 26754450.

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  • Published on 1/23/2015

    Herrera VL, Pasion KA, Moran AM, Zaninello R, Ortu MF, Fresu G, Piras DA, Argiolas G, Troffa C, Glorioso V, Masala W, Glorioso N, Ruiz-Opazo N. A functional 12T-insertion polymorphism in the ATP1A1 promoter confers decreased susceptibility to hypertension in a male Sardinian population. PLoS One. 2015; 10(1):e0116724. PMID: 25615575.

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  • Published on 9/17/2014

    Herrera VL, Decano JL, Giordano N, Moran AM, Ruiz-Opazo N. Aortic and carotid arterial stiffness and epigenetic regulator gene expression changes precede blood pressure rise in stroke-prone Dahl salt-sensitive hypertensive rats. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e107888. PMID: 25229245.

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  • Published on 1/21/2014

    Herrera VL, Decano JL, Tan GA, Moran AM, Pasion KA, Matsubara Y, Ruiz-Opazo N. DEspR roles in tumor vasculo-angiogenesis, invasiveness, CSC-survival and anoikis resistance: a 'common receptor coordinator' paradigm. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e85821. PMID: 24465725.

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  • Published on 10/11/2013

    Glorioso N, Herrera VL, Didishvili T, Ortu MF, Zaninello R, Fresu G, Argiolas G, Troffa C, Ruiz-Opazo N. Sex-specific effects of NLRP6/AVR and ADM loci on susceptibility to essential hypertension in a Sardinian population. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e77562. PMID: 24147025.

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  • Published on 8/14/2013

    Herrera VL, Ponce LR, Ruiz-Opazo N. Multiple susceptibility loci for radiation-induced mammary tumorigenesis in F2[Dahl S x R]-intercross rats. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e72143. PMID: 23967281.

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