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Edwin Barea-Rodriguez

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Texas at San Antonio
DepartmentBiology
Address1 UTSA Cir
San Antonio TX 78249
Phone(210) 458-4511
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    The focus of Dr. Barea-Rodriguez’s research is on the neurobiology of aging. The central hypothesis of his aging research program proposes that aged related impairments in cognition and synaptic plasticity share similar underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms. According to their model, oxidative stress causes impairment in neuronal excitability and maintenance of long-term potentiation (LTP), a form of synaptic plasticity believed to mediate learning and memory processes. The impairment in these physiological processes ultimately impairs spatial learning and memory in aged animals.

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    1. Kalkonde YV, Shelton R, Villarreal M, Sigala J, Mishra PK, Ahuja SS, Barea-Rodriguez E, Moretti P, Ahuja SK. The CC chemokine receptor 5 regulates olfactory and social recognition in mice. Neuroscience. 2011 Dec 01; 197:153-61. PMID: 21963866.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    2. Sierra-Mercado D, Dieguez D, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. Brief novelty exposure facilitates dentate gyrus LTP in aged rats. Hippocampus. 2008; 18(8):835-43. PMID: 18481283.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    3. Gonzalez L, Bustamante JJ, Barea-Rodriguez EJ, Martinez AO, Haro LS. 2-D native-PAGE/SDS-PAGE visualization of an oligomer's subunits: application to the analysis of IgG. Electrophoresis. 2006 May; 27(10):2016-23. PMID: 16703630.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    4. Villarreal JS, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. ERK phosphorylation is required for retention of trace fear memory. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2006 Jan; 85(1):44-57. PMID: 16182574.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    5. Reddypalli S, Roll K, Lee HK, Lundell M, Barea-Rodriguez E, Wheeler EF. p75NTR-mediated signaling promotes the survival of myoblasts and influences muscle strength. J Cell Physiol. 2005 Sep; 204(3):819-29. PMID: 15754321.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    6. Chirwa S, Aduonum A, Pizarro J, Reasor J, Kawai Y, Gonzalez M, McAdory BS, Onaivi E, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. Dopaminergic DA1 signaling couples growth-associated protein-43 and long-term potentiation in guinea pig hippocampus. Brain Res Bull. 2005 Jan 15; 64(5):433-40. PMID: 15607831.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    7. Villarreal JS, Dykes JR, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. Fischer 344 rats display age-related memory deficits in trace fear conditioning. Behav Neurosci. 2004 Dec; 118(6):1166-75. PMID: 15598126.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    8. Thompson KJ, Mata ML, Orfila JE, Barea-Rodriguez EJ, Martinez JL. Metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonist AIDA blocks induction of mossy fiber-CA3 LTP in vivo. J Neurophysiol. 2005 May; 93(5):2668-73. PMID: 15548625.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    9. Dieguez D, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. Aging impairs the late phase of long-term potentiation at the medial perforant path-CA3 synapse in awake rats. Synapse. 2004 Apr; 52(1):53-61. PMID: 14755632.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    10. Meilandt WJ, Barea-Rodriguez E, Harvey SA, Martinez JL. Role of hippocampal CA3 mu-opioid receptors in spatial learning and memory. J Neurosci. 2004 Mar 24; 24(12):2953-62. PMID: 15044534.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    11. Pizarro JM, Haro LS, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. Learning associated increase in heat shock cognate 70 mRNA and protein expression. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2003 Mar; 79(2):142-51. PMID: 12591223.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    12. Villarreal JS, Gonzalez-Lima F, Berndt J, Barea-Rodriguez EJ. Water maze training in aged rats: effects on brain metabolic capacity and behavior. Brain Res. 2002 Jun 07; 939(1-2):43-51. PMID: 12020850.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    13. Barea-Rodríguez EJ, Rivera DT, Jaffe DB, Martinez JL. Protein synthesis inhibition blocks the induction of mossy fiber long-term potentiation in vivo. J Neurosci. 2000 Nov 15; 20(22):8528-32. PMID: 11069960.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    14. Escobar ML, Barea-Rodríguez EJ, Derrick BE, Reyes JA, Martinez JL. Opioid receptor modulation of mossy fiber synaptogenesis: independence from long-term potentiation. Brain Res. 1997 Mar 21; 751(2):330-5. PMID: 9099823.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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