Benjamin Hoffman

Title(s)RESID PHYS/SUBSPEC 4-8/REP, Medicine
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Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Stanford University, StanfordB.S.06/2013Biology
    Columbia University, New York CityPh.D.05/2019Neurobiology and Behavior
    Columbia University, New York CityM.D.04/2020Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco06/2023Internal Medicine Residency
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla06/2026Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship

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    Peripheral mechanisms of neurotransmission in mammalian touch receptors
    NIH F31NS105449Dec 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. The cellular basis of mechanosensation in mammalian tongue. Cell Rep. 2023 02 28; 42(2):112087. Moayedi Y, Xu S, Obayashi SK, Hoffman BU, Gerling GJ, Lumpkin EA. PMID: 36763499; PMCID: PMC10409885.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    2. In vitro production of infectious Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites. Nature. 2022 12; 612(7940):534-539. Eappen AG, Li T, Marquette M, Chakravarty S, Kc N, Zanghi G, Hoffman BU, Hettiarachchi H, Patil A, Abebe Y, Tran C, Yossef AA, McWilliams I, Morrison RD, Rathakrishnan A, Inbar E, Aly ASI, De La Vega P, Belmonte M, Sedegah M, Wai T, Campo JJ, King H, Kappe SHI, Li M, Billingsley PF, Sim BKL, Hoffman SL. PMID: 36477528.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    3. Focused ultrasound excites action potentials in mammalian peripheral neurons in part through the mechanically gated ion channel PIEZO2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 05 24; 119(21):e2115821119. Hoffman BU, Baba Y, Lee SA, Tong CK, Konofagou EE, Lumpkin EA. PMID: 35580186; PMCID: PMC9173751.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 20     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    4. Significant relaxation of SARS-CoV-2-targeted non-pharmaceutical interventions may result in profound mortality: A New York state modelling study. PLoS One. 2020; 15(9):e0239647. Hoffman BU. PMID: 32970745; PMCID: PMC7514073.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    5. Merkel Cells Activate Sensory Neural Pathways through Adrenergic Synapses. Neuron. 2018 12 19; 100(6):1401-1413.e6. Hoffman BU, Baba Y, Griffith TN, Mosharov EV, Woo SH, Roybal DD, Karsenty G, Patapoutian A, Sulzer D, Lumpkin EA. PMID: 30415995; PMCID: PMC6347413.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 42     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    6. A gut feeling. Science. 2018 09 21; 361(6408):1203-1204. Hoffman BU, Lumpkin EA. PMID: 30237346.
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    7. Computation predicts rapidly adapting mechanotransduction currents cannot account for tactile encoding in Merkel cell-neurite complexes. PLoS Comput Biol. 2018 06; 14(6):e1006264. Gerling GJ, Wan L, Hoffman BU, Wang Y, Lumpkin EA. PMID: 29958280; PMCID: PMC6042796.
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    8. The signaling lipid sphingosine 1-phosphate regulates mechanical pain. Elife. 2018 03 21; 7. Hill RZ, Hoffman BU, Morita T, Campos SM, Lumpkin EA, Brem RB, Bautista DM. PMID: 29561262; PMCID: PMC5896955.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 18     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    9. Plasmodium falciparum: effect of radiation on levels of gene transcripts in sporozoites. Exp Parasitol. 2008 Feb; 118(2):247-52. Hoffman BU, Chattopadhyay R. PMID: 17935717.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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