Gregory Kapatos, Ph.D.
Professor
Director for Education
Graduate Officer

3353 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Voice: 313-577-5965
FAX: 313-993-4269
gkapato@med.wayne.edu
 
Professor (also with Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences); Ph.D., Pittsburgh, 1978. Cellular and molecular biology of monoamine neurotransmitter secreting neurons.

Selected Publications

West AB, Maraganore D, Crook J, Lesnick T, Lockhart PJ, Wilkes KM, Kapatos G, Hardy JA, Farrer MJ. Functional association of the parkin gene promoter with idiopathic Parkinson's disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2002;11(22):2787-92.

Furukawa Y, Kapatos G, Haycock JW, Worsley J, Wong H, Kish SJ, Nygaard TG. Brain biopterin and tyrosine hydroxylase in asymptomatic dopa-responsive dystonia. Ann Neurol. 2002;51(5):637-41.

Zheng JS, Yang XQ, Lookingland KJ, Fink GD, Hesslinger C, Kapatos G, Kovesdi I, Chen AF. Gene transfer of human guanosine 5'-triphosphate cyclohydrolase I restores vascular tetrahydrobiopterin level and endothelial function in low renin hypertension. Circulation. 2003;108(10):1238-45.

Albertson, D.M., Pruetz, B., Schmidt, C.J., Kuhn, D.M., Kapatos, G., and Bannon, M.J. Gene expression profile of the nucleus accumbens of human cocaine addicts: Evidence for dysregulation of myelin. J. Neurochem. 88: 1211-1219, 2004.

Uddin, M., Wildman, D.E., Liu, G., Xu, W., Johnson, R.M., Hof, P.R., Kapatos, G., Grossman, L.I., and Goodman, M. Sister grouping of chimpanzees and humans as revealed by genome-wide phylogenetic anal;ysis of brain gene expression profiles. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 101: 2957-2962, 2004.

West, A.B., Kapatos, G., O'Farrell, C., Gonzalez-de-Chavez, F., Chiu, K., Farrer, M.J., and Maidment, N.T. N-myc regulates parkin expression. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 28896-28902, 2004.

Bannon, M.J., Alberstson, D., and Kapatos, G. Gene Expression Profiling in the Brains of Human Cocaine Abusers. Addiction Biology, 10:119-126, 2005.

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