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Dimitrios Kouzoukas, PhD

Molecular Pharmacology and Neuroscience

Affiliate Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Greek

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  • MIF mediates bladder pain not inflammation, in cyclophosphamide cystitis., Ma F, Kouzoukas DE, Meyer-Siegler KL, Hunt DE, Lin L, Bucala R, Vera PL, CYTOKINE: X
  • PARP inhibition in vivo blocks alcohol-induced brain neurodegeneration and neuroinflammatory cytosolic phospholipase A2 elevations. Kouzoukas DE, Schreiber JA, Tajuddin NF, Kaja S, Kim HY, Collins MA, Neurochemistry international
  • Preclinical study of a Kv11.1 potassium channel activator as antineoplastic approach for breast cancer Fukushiro-Lopes, D. F.; Hegel, A. D.; Rao, V.; Wyatt, D.; Baker, A.; Breuer, E. K.; Osipo, C.; Zartman, J. J.; Burnette, M.; Kaja, S.; Kouzoukas, D. E.; Burris, S.; Jones, W. K.; Gentile, S.
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  • Activation of cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase blocks alcohol-mediated cell death and calcium disruption in cerebellar granule neurons Kouzoukas, D. E.; Bhalla, R. C.; Pantazis, N. J., Neuroscience letters
  • Clonidine as a preoperative sedative Henry, R. G.; Raybould, T. P.; Romond, K.; Kouzoukas, D. E.; Challman, S. D., Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry
  • Elevated Urine Levels of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in Inflammatory Bladder Conditions: a Potential Biomarker for a Subgroup of Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome Patients Vera, P. L.; Preston, D. M.; Moldwin, R. M.; Erickson, D. R.; Mowlazadeh, B.; Ma, F.; Kouzoukas, D. E.; Meyer-Siegler, K. L.; Fall, M., Urology
  • Disulfide high mobility group box-1 causes bladder pain through bladder Toll-like receptor 4 Ma, F.; Kouzoukas, D. E.; Meyer-Siegler, K. L.; Westlund, K. N.; Hunt, D. E.; Vera, P. L., BMC physiology
  • Macrophage migration inhibitory factor mediates protease-activated receptor 4-induced bladder pain through urothelial high mobility group box 1 Ma, F.; Kouzoukas, D. E.; Meyer-Siegler, K. L.; Hunt, D. E.; Leng, L.; Bucala, R.; Vera, P. L., Physiological reports
  • Protease-Activated Receptor 4 Induces Bladder Pain through High Mobility Group Box-1 Kouzoukas, D. E.; Ma, F.; Meyer-Siegler, K. L.; Westlund, K. N.; Hunt, D. E.; Vera, P. L., PLoS ONE
  • Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Mediates PAR-Induced Bladder Pain Kouzoukas, D. E.; Meyer-Siegler, K. L.; Ma, F.; Westlund, K. N.; Hunt, D. E.; Vera, P. L., PLoS ONE
  • Intracellular calcium plays a critical role in the alcohol-mediated death of cerebellar granule neurons Kouzoukas, D. E.; Li, G.; Takapoo, M.; Moninger, T.; Bhalla, R. C.; Pantazis, N. J., Journal of neurochemistry
  • Neuropsychological correlates of normal variation in emotional response to visual stimuli Robinson, R. G.; Paradiso, S.; Mizrahi, R.; Fiedorowicz, J. G.; Kouzoukas, D. E.; Moser, D. J., The Journal of nervous and mental disease