Derek Welsbie

Title(s)Assistant Professor In Residence, Ophthalmology
SchoolHealth Sciences
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    Kinase Multitargeting for Glaucoma Neuroprotection
    NIH/NEI R01EY029342Sep 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    An RNAi Screen for Genes that Modulate Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival
    NIH/NEI R21EY022769Sep 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    High-content high-throughput functional genomics in retinal ganglion cells
    NIH/NEI K08EY022078Dec 1, 2011 - Nov 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Foo VHX, Htoon HM, Welsbie DS, Perera SA. Aqueous shunts with mitomycin C versus aqueous shunts alone for glaucoma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 04 19; 4:CD011875. PMID: 30999387.
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    2. Eldred KC, Hadyniak SE, Hussey KA, Brenerman B, Zhang PW, Chamling X, Sluch VM, Welsbie DS, Hattar S, Taylor J, Wahlin K, Zack DJ, Johnston RJ. Thyroid hormone signaling specifies cone subtypes in human retinal organoids. Science. 2018 10 12; 362(6411). PMID: 30309916.
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    3. Fernandes KA, Mitchell KL, Patel A, Marola OJ, Shrager P, Zack DJ, Libby RT, Welsbie DS. Role of SARM1 and DR6 in retinal ganglion cell axonal and somal degeneration following axonal injury. Exp Eye Res. 2018 06; 171:54-61. PMID: 29526794.
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    4. Sluch VM, Chamling X, Liu MM, Berlinicke CA, Cheng J, Mitchell KL, Welsbie DS, Zack DJ. Enhanced Stem Cell Differentiation and Immunopurification of Genome Engineered Human Retinal Ganglion Cells. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2017 Nov; 6(11):1972-1986. PMID: 29024560.
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    5. Welsbie DS, Mitchell KL, Jaskula-Ranga V, Sluch VM, Yang Z, Kim J, Buehler E, Patel A, Martin SE, Zhang PW, Ge Y, Duan Y, Fuller J, Kim BJ, Hamed E, Chamling X, Lei L, Fraser IDC, Ronai ZA, Berlinicke CA, Zack DJ. Enhanced Functional Genomic Screening Identifies Novel Mediators of Dual Leucine Zipper Kinase-Dependent Injury Signaling in Neurons. Neuron. 2017 Jun 21; 94(6):1142-1154.e6. PMID: 28641113.
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    6. Langouet-Astrie CJ, Yang Z, Polisetti SM, Welsbie DS, Hauswirth WW, Zack DJ, Merbs SL, Enke RA. Characterization of intravitreally delivered capsid mutant AAV2-Cre vector to induce tissue-specific mutations in murine retinal ganglion cells. Exp Eye Res. 2016 10; 151:61-7. PMID: 27481653.
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    7. Wei Y, Gong J, Xu Z, Thimmulappa RK, Mitchell KL, Welsbie DS, Biswal S, Duh EJ. Nrf2 in ischemic neurons promotes retinal vascular regeneration through regulation of semaphorin 6A. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 15; 112(50):E6927-36. PMID: 26621751.
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    8. Quigley HA, Pitha IF, Welsbie DS, Nguyen C, Steinhart MR, Nguyen TD, Pease ME, Oglesby EN, Berlinicke CA, Mitchell KL, Kim J, Jefferys JJ, Kimball EC. Losartan Treatment Protects Retinal Ganglion Cells and Alters Scleral Remodeling in Experimental Glaucoma. PLoS One. 2015; 10(10):e0141137. PMID: 26505191; PMCID: PMC4624713.
    9. Xu Z, Cho H, Hartsock MJ, Mitchell KL, Gong J, Wu L, Wei Y, Wang S, Thimmulappa RK, Sporn MB, Biswal S, Welsbie DS, Duh EJ. Neuroprotective role of Nrf2 for retinal ganglion cells in ischemia-reperfusion. J Neurochem. 2015 Apr; 133(2):233-41. PMID: 25683606; PMCID: PMC4413918.
    10. Channa R, Welsbie DS, Patel VR. More than just optic disc swelling. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov; 131(11):1477-8. PMID: 24232085.
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    11. Ferraris D, Yang Z, Welsbie D. Dual leucine zipper kinase as a therapeutic target for neurodegenerative conditions. Future Med Chem. 2013 Oct; 5(16):1923-34. PMID: 24175744.
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    12. Xin X, Rodrigues M, Umapathi M, Kashiwabuchi F, Ma T, Babapoor-Farrokhran S, Wang S, Hu J, Bhutto I, Welsbie DS, Duh EJ, Handa JT, Eberhart CG, Lutty G, Semenza GL, Montaner S, Sodhi A. Hypoxic retinal Muller cells promote vascular permeability by HIF-1-dependent up-regulation of angiopoietin-like 4. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Sep 03; 110(36):E3425-34. PMID: 23959876; PMCID: PMC3767527.
    13. Welsbie DS, Yang Z, Ge Y, Mitchell KL, Zhou X, Martin SE, Berlinicke CA, Hackler L, Fuller J, Fu J, Cao LH, Han B, Auld D, Xue T, Hirai S, Germain L, Simard-Bisson C, Blouin R, Nguyen JV, Davis CH, Enke RA, Boye SL, Merbs SL, Marsh-Armstrong N, Hauswirth WW, DiAntonio A, Nickells RW, Inglese J, Hanes J, Yau KW, Quigley HA, Zack DJ. Functional genomic screening identifies dual leucine zipper kinase as a key mediator of retinal ganglion cell death. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 05; 110(10):4045-50. PMID: 23431148; PMCID: PMC3593842.
    14. Xue T, Do MT, Riccio A, Jiang Z, Hsieh J, Wang HC, Merbs SL, Welsbie DS, Yoshioka T, Weissgerber P, Stolz S, Flockerzi V, Freichel M, Simon MI, Clapham DE, Yau KW. Melanopsin signalling in mammalian iris and retina. Nature. 2011 Nov 02; 479(7371):67-73. PMID: 22051675; PMCID: PMC3270891.
    15. Tran C, Ouk S, Clegg NJ, Chen Y, Watson PA, Arora V, Wongvipat J, Smith-Jones PM, Yoo D, Kwon A, Wasielewska T, Welsbie D, Chen CD, Higano CS, Beer TM, Hung DT, Scher HI, Jung ME, Sawyers CL. Development of a second-generation antiandrogen for treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Science. 2009 May 08; 324(5928):787-90. PMID: 19359544; PMCID: PMC2981508.
    16. Welsbie DS, Xu J, Chen Y, Borsu L, Scher HI, Rosen N, Sawyers CL. Histone deacetylases are required for androgen receptor function in hormone-sensitive and castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Cancer Res. 2009 Feb 01; 69(3):958-66. PMID: 19176386.
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    17. Baek SH, Ohgi KA, Nelson CA, Welsbie D, Chen C, Sawyers CL, Rose DW, Rosenfeld MG. Ligand-specific allosteric regulation of coactivator functions of androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 28; 103(9):3100-5. PMID: 16492776; PMCID: PMC1413901.
    18. Thomas GV, Tran C, Mellinghoff IK, Welsbie DS, Chan E, Fueger B, Czernin J, Sawyers CL. Hypoxia-inducible factor determines sensitivity to inhibitors of mTOR in kidney cancer. Nat Med. 2006 Jan; 12(1):122-7. PMID: 16341243.
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    19. Khan AM, Cheung HH, Gillard ER, Palarca JA, Welsbie DS, Gurd JW, Stanley BG. Lateral hypothalamic signaling mechanisms underlying feeding stimulation: differential contributions of Src family tyrosine kinases to feeding triggered either by NMDA injection or by food deprivation. J Neurosci. 2004 Nov 24; 24(47):10603-15. PMID: 15564576.
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    20. Chen CD, Welsbie DS, Tran C, Baek SH, Chen R, Vessella R, Rosenfeld MG, Sawyers CL. Molecular determinants of resistance to antiandrogen therapy. Nat Med. 2004 Jan; 10(1):33-9. PMID: 14702632.
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    21. Watson AD, Subbanagounder G, Welsbie DS, Faull KF, Navab M, Jung ME, Fogelman AM, Berliner JA. Structural identification of a novel pro-inflammatory epoxyisoprostane phospholipid in mildly oxidized low density lipoprotein. J Biol Chem. 1999 Aug 27; 274(35):24787-98. PMID: 10455151.
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