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Denise Al Alam, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Surgery
Pediatrics
CHLA 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 7169

Publications

Al Alam D, El Agha E, Sakurai R, Kheirollahi V, Moiseenko A, Danopoulos S, Shrestha A, Schmoldt C, Quantius J, Herold S, Chao CM, Tiozzo C, De Langhe S, Plikus MV, Thornton M, Grubbs B, Minoo P, Rehan VK, Bellusci S. Evidence for the involvement of fibroblast growth factor 10 in lipofibroblast formation during embryonic lung development. Development. 2015 Dec 1; 142(23):4139-50. View in: PubMed

MacKenzie B, Henneke I, Hezel S, Al Alam D, El Agha E, Chao CM, Quantius J, Wilhelm J, Jones M, Goth K, Li X, Seeger W, Königshoff M, Herold S, Rizvanov AA, Günther A, Bellusci S. Attenuating endogenous Fgfr2b ligands during bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis does not compromise murine lung repair. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015 May 15; 308(10):L1014-24. View in: PubMed

Al Alam D, Danopoulos S, Schall K, Sala FG, Almohazey D, Fernandez GE, Georgia S, Frey MR, Ford HR, Grikscheit T, Bellusci S. Fibroblast growth factor 10 alters the balance between goblet and Paneth cells in the adult mouse small intestine. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Apr 15; 308(8):G678-90. View in: PubMed

McElroy SJ, Castle SL, Bernard JK, Almohazey D, Hunter CJ, Bell BA, Al Alam D, Wang L, Ford HR, Frey MR. The ErbB4 Ligand Neuregulin-4 Protects against Experimental Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Am J Pathol. 2014 Oct; 184(10):2768-78. View in: PubMed

Zhang P, Chang WH, Fong B, Gao F, Liu C, Al Alam D, Bellusci S, Lu W. Regulation of Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Induction by Wnt/ß-Catenin Signaling. J Biol Chem. 2014 Mar 28; 289(13):9221-32. View in: PubMed

El Agha E, Herold S, Alam DA, Quantius J, Mackenzie B, Carraro G, Moiseenko A, Chao CM, Minoo P, Seeger W, Bellusci S. Fgf10-positive cells represent a progenitor cell population during lung development and postnatally. Development. 2014 Jan; 141(2):296-306. View in: PubMed

Al Alam D, Warburton D. Wingless: developmentally important genes that respond adversely to smoking. Thorax. 2013 Aug; 68(8):703-4. View in: PubMed

Danopoulos S, Parsa S, Al Alam D, Tabatabai R, Baptista S, Tiozzo C, Carraro G, Wheeler M, Barreto G, Braun T, Li X, Hajihosseini MK, Bellusci S. Transient Inhibition of FGFR2b-ligands signaling leads to irreversible loss of cellular ß-catenin organization and signaling in AER during mouse limb development. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e76248. View in: PubMed

Tiozzo C, Carraro G, Al Alam D, Baptista S, Danopoulos S, Li A, Lavarreda-Pearce M, Li C, De Langhe S, Chan B, Borok Z, Bellusci S, Minoo P. Mesodermal Pten inactivation leads to alveolar capillary dysplasia- like phenotype. J Clin Invest. 2012 Nov 1; 122(11):3862-72. View in: PubMed

Al Alam D, Sala FG, Baptista S, Galzote R, Danopoulos S, Tiozzo C, Gage P, Grikscheit T, Warburton D, Frey MR, Bellusci S. FGF9-Pitx2-FGF10 signaling controls cecal formation in mice. Dev Biol. 2012 Sep 15; 369(2):340-8. View in: PubMed

El-Hashash AH, Turcatel G, Varma S, Berika M, Al Alam D, Warburton D. Eya1 protein phosphatase regulates tight junction formation in lung distal epithelium. J Cell Sci. 2012 Sep 1; 125(Pt 17):4036-48. View in: PubMed

Tiozzo C, Danopoulos S, Lavarreda-Pearce M, Baptista S, Varimezova R, Al Alam D, Warburton D, Virender R, De Langhe S, Di Cristofano A, Bellusci S, Minoo P. Embryonic epithelial Pten deletion through Nkx2. 1-cre leads to thyroid tumorigenesis in a strain-dependent manner. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2012 Apr; 19(2):111-22. View in: PubMed

El Agha E, Al Alam D, Carraro G, Mackenzie B, Goth K, De Langhe SP, Voswinckel R, Hajihosseini MK, Rehan VK, Bellusci S. Characterization of a Novel Fibroblast Growth Factor 10 (Fgf10) Knock-In Mouse Line to Target Mesenchymal Progenitors during Embryonic Development. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e38452. View in: PubMed

Speer AL, Al Alam D, Sala FG, Ford HR, Bellusci S, Grikscheit TC. Fibroblast growth factor 10-fibroblast growth factor receptor 2b mediated signaling is not required for adult glandular stomach homeostasis. PLoS One. 2012; 7(11):e49127. View in: PubMed

El-Hashash AH, Al Alam D, Turcatel G, Rogers O, Li X, Bellusci S, Warburton D. Six1 transcription factor is critical for coordination of epithelial, mesenchymal and vascular morphogenesis in the mammalian lung. Dev Biol. 2011 May 15; 353(2):242-58. View in: PubMed

El-Hashash AH, Turcatel G, Al Alam D, Buckley S, Tokumitsu H, Bellusci S, Warburton D. Eya1 controls cell polarity, spindle orientation, cell fate and Notch signaling in distal embryonic lung epithelium. Development. 2011 Apr; 138(7):1395-407. View in: PubMed

El-Hashash AH, Al Alam D, Turcatel G, Bellusci S, Warburton D. Eyes absent 1 (Eya1) is a critical coordinator of epithelial, mesenchymal and vascular morphogenesis in the mammalian lung. Dev Biol. 2011 Feb 1; 350(1):112-26. View in: PubMed

Al Alam D, Green M, Tabatabai Irani R, Parsa S, Danopoulos S, Sala FG, Branch J, El Agha E, Tiozzo C, Voswinckel R, Jesudason EC, Warburton D, Bellusci S. Contrasting expression of canonical Wnt signaling reporters TOPGAL, BATGAL and Axin2(LacZ) during murine lung development and repair. PLoS One. 2011; 6(8):e23139. View in: PubMed

Berg T, DeLanghe S, Al Alam D, Utley S, Estrada J, Wang KS. ß-catenin regulates mesenchymal progenitor cell differentiation during hepatogenesis. J Surg Res. 2010 Dec; 164(2):276-85. View in: PubMed

Parsa S, Kuremoto K, Seidel K, Tabatabai R, Mackenzie B, Yamaza T, Akiyama K, Branch J, Koh CJ, Al Alam D, Klein OD, Bellusci S. Signaling by FGFR2b controls the regenerative capacity of adult mouse incisors. Development. 2010 Nov; 137(22):3743-52. View in: PubMed

Fioretti F, Mendoza-Palomares C, Helms M, Al Alam D, Richert L, Arntz Y, Rinckenbach S, Garnier F, Haïkel Y, Gangloff SC, Benkirane-Jessel N. Nanostructured assemblies for dental application. ACS Nano. 2010 Jun 22; 4(6):3277-87. View in: PubMed

Al Alam D, Deslee G, Tournois C, Lamkhioued B, Lebargy F, Merten M, Belaaouaj A, Guenounou M, Gangloff SC. Impaired interleukin-8 chemokine secretion by staphylococcus aureus-activated epithelium and T-cell chemotaxis in cystic fibrosis. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2010 Jun; 42(6):644-50. View in: PubMed

Tai CC, Curtis JL, Sala FG, Del Moral PM, Chokshi N, Kanard RJ, Al Alam D, Wang J, Burns RC, Ford HR, Grishin A, Wang KS, Bellusci S. Induction of fibroblast growth factor 10 (FGF10) in the ileal crypt epithelium after massive small bowel resection suggests a role for FGF10 in gut adaptation. Dev Dyn. 2009 Feb; 238(2):294-301. View in: PubMed

Albers U, Tiaden A, Spirig T, Al Alam D, Goyert SM, Gangloff SC, Hilbi H. Expression of Legionella pneumophila paralogous lipid A biosynthesis genes under different growth conditions. Microbiology. 2007 Nov; 153(Pt 11):3817-29. View in: PubMed

Deslee G, Dury S, Perotin JM, Al Alam D, Vitry F, Boxio R, Gangloff SC, Guenounou M, Lebargy F, Belaaouaj A. Bronchial epithelial spheroids: an alternative culture model to investigate epithelium inflammation-mediated COPD. Respir Res. 2007; 8:86. View in: PubMed

Escotte S, Al Alam D, Le Naour R, Puchelle E, Guenounou M, Gangloff SC. T cell chemotaxis and chemokine release after Staphylococcus aureus interaction with polarized airway epithelium. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2006 Mar; 34(3):348-54. View in: PubMed

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