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Marta Margeta, Ph.D., M.D.

Neuropathologist

Additional Languages

Croatian
Serbian

Education

University of Zagreb School of Medicine 1991
University of Illinois at Chicago 1996

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Anatomic Pathology 2003

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Neuropathology 2005

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Hahn J, Wang X, Margeta M. Astrocytes increase the activity of synaptic GluN2B NMDA receptors. Front Cell Neurosci. 2015; 9:117.
  2. Singhal NS, Irodenko VS, Margeta M, Layzer RB. Sarcoid polyneuropathy masquerading as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Muscle Nerve. 2015 Mar 18.
  3. Lam L, Margeta M, Layzer R. Amyloid Polyneuropathy Caused By Wild-Type Transthyretin. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Dec 30.
  4. Alexandrescu S, Orengo JP, Toossi S, Perry A, Treseler P, Hess C, Margeta M. CNS intravascular large cell lymphoma in a patient with autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Neuropathology. 2014 Nov 6.
  5. Villalta SA, Rosenthal W, Martinez L, Kaur A, Sparwasser T, Tidball JG, Margeta M, Spencer MJ, Bluestone JA. Regulatory T cells suppress muscle inflammation and injury in muscular dystrophy. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Oct 15; 6(258):258ra142.
  6. Potts MB, Siu JJ, Price JD, Salinas RD, Cho MJ, Ramos AD, Hahn J, Margeta M, Oldham MC, Lim DA. Analysis of Mll1 deficiency identifies neurogenic transcriptional modules and Brn4 as a factor for direct astrocyte-to-neuron reprogramming. Neurosurgery. 2014 Oct; 75(4):472-82; discussion 482.
  7. Hiniker A, Wong LJ, Berven S, Truong CK, Adesina AM, Margeta M. Axial mitochondrial myopathy in a patient with rapidly progressive adult-onset scoliosis. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2014; 2(1):137.
  8. Habas A, Hahn J, Wang X, Margeta M. Reply to Deighton et al.: Neuronal activity regulates distinct antioxidant pathways in neurons and astrocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 May 6; 111(18):E1821-2.
  9. Pua HH, Krishnamurthi S, Farrell J, Margeta M, Ursell PC, Powers M, Slavotinek AM, Jeng LJ. Novel interstitial 2.6 Mb deletion on 9q21 associated with multiple congenital anomalies. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Jan; 164A(1):237-42.
  10. Ching JK, Ju JS, Pittman SK, Margeta M, Weihl CC. Increased autophagy accelerates colchicine-induced muscle toxicity. Autophagy. 2013 Dec; 9(12):2115-25.
  11. Hoshino S, Sakamoto K, Vassilopoulos S, Camus SM, Griffin CA, Esk C, Torres JA, Ohkoshi N, Ishii A, Tamaoka A, Funke BH, Kucherlapati R, Margeta M, Rando TA, Brodsky FM. The CHC22 clathrin-GLUT4 transport pathway contributes to skeletal muscle regeneration. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e77787.
  12. Habas A, Hahn J, Wang X, Margeta M. Neuronal activity regulates astrocytic Nrf2 signaling. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 5; 110(45):18291-6.
  13. Daniels BH, McComb RD, Mobley BC, Gultekin SH, Lee HS, Margeta M. LC3 and p62 as diagnostic markers of drug-induced autophagic vacuolar cardiomyopathy: a study of 3 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Jul; 37(7):1014-21.
  14. Hiniker A, Daniels BH, Lee HS, Margeta M. Comparative utility of LC3, p62 and TDP-43 immunohistochemistry in differentiation of inclusion body myositis from polymyositis and related inflammatory myopathies. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2013; 1(1):29.
  15. Roy S, Gascard P, Dumont N, Zhao J, Pan D, Petrie S, Margeta M, Tlsty TD. Rare somatic cells from human breast tissue exhibit extensive lineage plasticity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 19; 110(12):4598-603.
  16. Lee HS, Daniels BH, Salas E, Bollen AW, Debnath J, Margeta M. Clinical utility of LC3 and p62 immunohistochemistry in diagnosis of drug-induced autophagic vacuolar myopathies: a case-control study. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e36221.
  17. Chandiramani N, Wang X, Margeta M. Molecular basis for vulnerability to mitochondrial and oxidative stress in a neuroendocrine CRI-G1 cell line. PLoS One. 2011; 6(1):e14485.
  18. Margeta M, Connolly AM, Winder TL, Pestronk A, Moore SA. Cardiac pathology exceeds skeletal muscle pathology in two cases of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2I. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Nov; 40(5):883-9.
  19. Layzer R, Lee HS, Iverson D, Margeta M. Dermatomyositis with inclusion body myositis pathology. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Sep; 40(3):469-71.
  20. Cheng Z, Tu C, Rodriguez L, Chen TH, Dvorak MM, Margeta M, Gassmann M, Bettler B, Shoback D, Chang W. Type B gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors modulate the function of the extracellular Ca2+-sensing receptor and cell differentiation in murine growth plate chondrocytes. Endocrinology. 2007 Oct; 148(10):4984-92.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.