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    Aitor Aguirre

    TitleAssistant Adjunct Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0613
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      Collapse Education and Training
      University of California San DiegoPostdoctoral scholar2014Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
      Salk Insitute for Biological StudiesResearch Associate2011Gene Expression
      Technical University of CataloniaPh.D. Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering2010Material Science
      Technical University of CataloniaM.Sc. Tissue Engineering2008Material Science
      University of the Basque CountnryM.Sc. Biochemistry2005Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      University of the Basque CountryB.Sc. Biology2003Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      Foundation Gangoiti Barrera2006  - 2006Foundation Gangoiti Barrera Biomedical Research Awards
      Spanish Ministry of Science and Education2009  - 2009CIBER-BBN Travel Award
      Generalitat de Catalunya2008  - 2010FI Research Fellowship
      Technical University of Catalonia2007  - 2008Technical University of Catalonia Research Awards

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      Lipid signaling in cardiac development and disease
      NIH 1K01HL135464-01Dec 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2021
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Panopoulos AD, D'Antonio M, Benaglio P, Williams R, Hashem SI, Schuldt BM, DeBoever C, Arias AD, Garcia M, Nelson BC, Harismendy O, Jakubosky DA, Donovan MKR, Greenwald WW, Farnam K, Cook M, Borja V, Miller CA, Grinstein JD, Drees F, Okubo J, Diffenderfer KE, Hishida Y, Modesto V, Dargitz CT, Feiring R, Zhao C, Aguirre A, McGarry TJ, Matsui H, Li H, Reyna J, Rao F, O'Connor DT, Yeo GW, Evans SM, Chi NC, Jepsen K, Nariai N, Müller FJ, Goldstein LSB, Izpisua Belmonte JC, Adler E, Loring JF, Berggren WT, D'Antonio-Chronowska A, Smith EN, Frazer KA. iPSCORE: A Resource of 222 iPSC Lines Enabling Functional Characterization of Genetic Variation across a Variety of Cell Types. Stem Cell Reports. 2017 Apr 11; 8(4):1086-1100. PMID: 28410642.
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      2. Frank S, Aguirre A, Hescheler J, Kurian L. A lncRNA Perspective into (Re)Building the Heart. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2016; 4:128. PMID: 27882316.
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      3. Sancho-Martinez I, Nivet E, Xia Y, Hishida T, Aguirre A, Ocampo A, Ma L, Morey R, Krause MN, Zembrzycki A, Ansorge O, Vazquez-Ferrer E, Dubova I, Reddy P, Lam D, Hishida Y, Wu MZ, Esteban CR, O'Leary D, Wahl GM, Verma IM, Laurent LC, Izpisua Belmonte JC. Establishment of human iPSC-based models for the study and targeting of glioma initiating cells. Nat Commun. 2016 Feb 22; 7:10743. PMID: 26899176; PMCID: PMC4764898.
      4. Kurian L, Aguirre A, Sancho-Martinez I, Benner C, Hishida T, Nguyen TB, Reddy P, Nivet E, Krause MN, Nelles DA, Esteban CR, Campistol JM, Yeo GW, Belmonte JCI. Identification of novel long noncoding RNAs underlying vertebrate cardiovascular development. Circulation. 2015 Apr 07; 131(14):1278-1290. PMID: 25739401; PMCID: PMC4443804.
      5. Aguirre A, Montserrat N, Zacchigna S, Nivet E, Hishida T, Krause MN, Kurian L, Ocampo A, Vazquez-Ferrer E, Rodriguez-Esteban C, Kumar S, Moresco JJ, Yates JR, Campistol JM, Sancho-Martinez I, Giacca M, Izpisua Belmonte JC. In vivo activation of a conserved microRNA program induces mammalian heart regeneration. Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Nov 06; 15(5):589-604. PMID: 25517466; PMCID: PMC4270016.
      6. Aguirre A, Sancho-Martinez I, Izpisua Belmonte JC. Heart regeneration: a tale of cell reprogramming. Circ Res. 2013 Oct 25; 113(10):1109-11. PMID: 24158574.
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      7. Aguirre A, Sancho-Martinez I, Izpisua Belmonte JC. Reprogramming toward heart regeneration: stem cells and beyond. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Mar 07; 12(3):275-84. PMID: 23472869.
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      8. Kurian L, Sancho-Martinez I, Nivet E, Aguirre A, Moon K, Pendaries C, Volle-Challier C, Bono F, Herbert JM, Pulecio J, Xia Y, Li M, Montserrat N, Ruiz S, Dubova I, Rodriguez C, Denli AM, Boscolo FS, Thiagarajan RD, Gage FH, Loring JF, Laurent LC, Izpisua Belmonte JC. Conversion of human fibroblasts to angioblast-like progenitor cells. Nat Methods. 2013 Jan; 10(1):77-83. PMID: 23202434; PMCID: PMC3531579.
      9. Aguirre A, González A, Navarro M, Castaño Ó, Planell JA, Engel E. Control of microenvironmental cues with a smart biomaterial composite promotes endothelial progenitor cell angiogenesis. Eur Cell Mater. 2012 Jul 24; 24:90-106; discussion 106. PMID: 22828988.
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      10. Pegueroles M, Aguirre A, Engel E, Pavon G, Gil FJ, Planell JA, Migonney V, Aparicio C. Effect of blasting treatment and Fn coating on MG63 adhesion and differentiation on titanium: a gene expression study using real-time RT-PCR. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2011 Mar; 22(3):617-27. PMID: 21258846.
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      11. Aguirre A, Planell JA, Engel E. Dynamics of bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cell/mesenchymal stem cell interaction in co-culture and its implications in angiogenesis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Sep 17; 400(2):284-91. PMID: 20732306.
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      12. Aguirre A, González A, Planell JA, Engel E. Extracellular calcium modulates in vitro bone marrow-derived Flk-1+ CD34+ progenitor cell chemotaxis and differentiation through a calcium-sensing receptor. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Feb 26; 393(1):156-61. PMID: 20117086.
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      13. Montufar EB, Traykova T, Gil C, Harr I, Almirall A, Aguirre A, Engel E, Planell JA, Ginebra MP. Foamed surfactant solution as a template for self-setting injectable hydroxyapatite scaffolds for bone regeneration. Acta Biomater. 2010 Mar; 6(3):876-85. PMID: 19835998.
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      14. Garcia-Marcos M, Fontanils U, Aguirre A, Pochet S, Dehaye JP, Marino A. Role of sodium in mitochondrial membrane depolarization induced by P2X7 receptor activation in submandibular glands. FEBS Lett. 2005 Oct 10; 579(24):5407-13. PMID: 16198349.
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