Mitra Lavasani, PhD

Information

Name

Mitra Lavasani, PhD

Title

Assistant Professor

Email

mitra.lavasani@northwestern.edu

Office Phone

312-503-4066

Office Fax

312-238-7554

Department

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine

Office

Tarry 13-707 Chicago

Areas of Research

Cell Biology, Neurobiology of Disease

NU Scholar Profile

http://www.scholars.northwestern.edu/expert.asp?u_id=4556

Recent Publications on PubMed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=%22Lavasani+M%22%5Bau%5D

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Human muscle-derived stem/progenitor cells promote functional murine peripheral nerve regeneration.
Lavasani M, Thompson SD, Pollett JB, Usas A, Lu A, Stolz DB, Clark KA, Sun B, Péault B, Huard J
Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2014 Apr;124(4):1745-1756
PMID: 24642464.
Muscle-derived stem/progenitor cell dysfunction in Zmpste24-deficient progeroid mice limits muscle regeneration.
Song M, Lavasani M, Thompson SD, Lu A, Ahani B, Huard J
Stem Cell Research and Therapy. 2013 Jan;4(2):33
PMID: 23531345.
Muscle-derived stem/progenitor cell dysfunction limits healthspan and lifespan in a murine progeria model.
Lavasani M, Robinson AR, Lu A, Song M, Feduska JM, Ahani B, Tilstra JS, Feldman CH, Robbins PD, Niedernhofer LJ, Huard J
Nature Communications. 2012 Jan;3;3:608
PMID: 22215083.
Venous graft-derived cells participate in peripheral nerve regeneration.
Lavasani M, Gehrmann S, Gharaibeh B, Clark KA, Kaufmann RA, Péault B, Goitz RJ, Huard J
PLoS ONE. 2011 Sep 23;6(9)::e24801
PMID: 21966370.
Nerve growth factor improves the muscle regeneration capacity of muscle stem cells in dystrophic muscle.
Lavasani M, Lu A, Peng H, Cummins J, Huard J
Human Gene Therapy. 2006 Feb;17(2):180-192
PMID: 16454652.
Environmental factors in Parkinson's disease.
Di Monte DA, Lavasani M, Manning-Bog AB
NeuroToxicology. 2002 Oct;23(4-5):487-502
PMID: 12428721.