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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. 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.
  2. 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 Sep 16; 2(1):137.
  3. 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 May 30.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Ching JK, Ju JS, Pittman SK, Margeta M, Weihl CC. Increased autophagy accelerates colchicine-induced muscle toxicity. Autophagy. 2013 Dec; 9(12):2115-25.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Layzer R, Lee HS, Iverson D, Margeta M. Dermatomyositis with inclusion body myositis pathology. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Sep; 40(3):469-71.
  16. 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.
  17. Chang W, Tu C, Cheng Z, Rodriguez L, Chen TH, Gassmann M, Bettler B, Margeta M, Jan LY, Shoback D. Complex formation with the Type B gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor affects the expression and signal transduction of the extracellular calcium-sensing receptor. Studies with HEK-293 cells and neurons. J Biol Chem. 2007 Aug 24; 282(34):25030-40.
  18. Keet CA, Fox CK, Margeta M, Marco E, Shane AL, Dearmond SJ, Strober JB, Miller SP. Infant botulism, type F, presenting at 54 hours of life. Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Mar; 32(3):193-6.
  19. Mitrovic I, Margeta-Mitrovic M, Bader S, Stoffel M, Jan LY, Basbaum AI. Contribution of GIRK2-mediated postsynaptic signaling to opiate and alpha 2-adrenergic analgesia and analgesic sex differences. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Jan 7; 100(1):271-6.
  20. Margeta-Mitrovic M. Assembly-dependent trafficking assays in the detection of receptor-receptor interactions. Methods. 2002 Aug; 27(4):311-7.

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