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Jayanta Debnath, M.D.

Pathologist

Additional Languages

Bengali

Education

Harvard School of Medicine 1998

Residencies

Brigham and Women's Hospital 2000

Fellowships

Brigham and Women's Hospital 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mar FA, Debnath J, Stohr BA. Autophagy-Independent Senescence and Genome Instability Driven by Targeted Telomere Dysfunction. Autophagy. 2015 Mar 9; 0.
  2. Galluzzi L, Pietrocola F, Bravo-San Pedro JM, Amaravadi RK, Baehrecke EH, Cecconi F, Codogno P, Debnath J, Gewirtz DA, Karantza V, Kimmelman A, Kumar S, Levine B, Maiuri MC, Martin SJ, Penninger J, Piacentini M, Rubinsztein DC, Simon HU, Simonsen A, Thorburn AM, Velasco G, Ryan KM, Kroemer G. Autophagy in malignant transformation and cancer progression. EMBO J. 2015 Feb 23.
  3. Murrow L, Malhotra R, Debnath J. ATG12-ATG3 interacts with Alix to promote basal autophagic flux and late endosome function. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Mar; 17(3):300-10.
  4. Murrow L, Debnath J. A nuclear option that initiates autophagy. Mol Cell. 2015 Feb 5; 57(3):393-5.
  5. Malhotra R, Warne JP, Salas E, Xu AW, Debnath J. Loss of Atg12, but not Atg5, in pro-opiomelanocortin neurons exacerbates diet-induced obesity. Autophagy. 2015 Jan 2; 11(1):145-54.
  6. Marsh T, Debnath J. Ironing out VPS34 inhibition. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Jan; 17(1):1-3.
  7. Haller M, Hock AK, Giampazolias E, Oberst A, Green DR, Debnath J, Ryan KM, Vousden KH, Tait SW. Ubiquitination and proteasomal degradation of ATG12 regulates its proapoptotic activity. Autophagy. 2014 Dec 2; 10(12):2269-78.
  8. Kenific CM, Debnath J. Cellular and metabolic functions for autophagy in cancer cells. Trends Cell Biol. 2015 Jan; 25(1):37-45.
  9. Amaravadi R, Debnath J. Mouse models address key concerns regarding autophagy inhibition in cancer therapy. Cancer Discov. 2014 Aug; 4(8):873-5.
  10. Leidal AM, Debnath J. 'Doubling down' on the autophagy pathway to suppress tumor growth. Genes Dev. 2014 Jun 1; 28(11):1137-9.
  11. Lock R, Kenific CM, Leidal AM, Salas E, Debnath J. Autophagy-dependent production of secreted factors facilitates oncogenic RAS-driven invasion. Cancer Discov. 2014 Apr; 4(4):466-79.
  12. Goldsmith J, Levine B, Debnath J. Autophagy and cancer metabolism. Methods Enzymol. 2014; 542:25-57.
  13. Starobinets H, Debnath J. Cancer: A suppression switch. Nature. 2013 Dec 12; 504(7479):225-6.
  14. Damiano L, Stewart KM, Cohet N, Mouw JK, Lakins JN, Debnath J, Reisman D, Nickerson JA, Imbalzano AN, Weaver VM. Oncogenic targeting of BRM drives malignancy through C/EBPß-dependent induction of a5 integrin. Oncogene. 2014 May 8; 33(19):2441-53.
  15. Chen N, Debnath J. I?B kinase complex (IKK) triggers detachment-induced autophagy in mammary epithelial cells independently of the PI3K-AKT-MTORC1 pathway. Autophagy. 2013 Aug; 9(8):1214-27.
  16. Warr MR, Binnewies M, Flach J, Reynaud D, Garg T, Malhotra R, Debnath J, Passegué E. FOXO3A directs a protective autophagy program in haematopoietic stem cells. Nature. 2013 Feb 21; 494(7437):323-7.
  17. Sosa MS, Bragado P, Debnath J, Aguirre-Ghiso JA. Regulation of tumor cell dormancy by tissue microenvironments and autophagy. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2013; 734:73-89.
  18. Avivar-Valderas A, Bobrovnikova-Marjon E, Alan Diehl J, Bardeesy N, Debnath J, Aguirre-Ghiso JA. Regulation of autophagy during ECM detachment is linked to a selective inhibition of mTORC1 by PERK. Oncogene. 2013 Oct 10; 32(41):4932-40.
  19. Murrow L, Debnath J. Autophagy as a stress-response and quality-control mechanism: implications for cell injury and human disease. Annu Rev Pathol. 2013 Jan 24; 8:105-37.
  20. Chen N, Eritja N, Lock R, Debnath J. Autophagy restricts proliferation driven by oncogenic phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase in three-dimensional culture. Oncogene. 2013 May 16; 32(20):2543-54.

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