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Wendy Baur,

Gender Female
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Angiotensin II-induced TLR4 mediated abdominal aortic aneurysm in apolipoprotein E knockout mice is dependent on STAT3.Qin Z, Bagley J, Sukhova G, Baur WE, Park HJ, Beasley D, Libby P, Zhang Y, Galper JB. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Aug 20;87:160-170. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2015.08.014. [Epub ahead of print]
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A smooth muscle-like origin for beige adipocytes. Long JZ, Svensson KJ, Tsai L, Zeng X, Roh HC, Kong X, Rao RR, Lou J, Lokurkar I, Baur W, Castellot JJ Jr, Rosen ED, Spiegelman BM. Cell Metab. 2014 May 6;19(5):810-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2014.03.025. Epub 2014 Apr 4. PMID:24709624
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Rapid estrogen receptor signaling mediates estrogen-induced inhibition of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation. Ueda K, Lu Q, Baur W, Aronovitz MJ, Karas RH. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Aug;33(8):1837-43. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300752. Epub 2013 Jun 6. PMID: 23744991
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Estrogen receptor-mediated regulation of microRNA inhibits proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells. Zhao J, Imbrie GA, Baur WE, Iyer LK, Aronovitz MJ, Kershaw TB, Haselmann GM, Lu Q, Karas RH. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2013 Feb;33(2):257-65. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300200. Epub 2012 Nov 21. PMID: 23175673
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Rapid estrogen receptor signaling is essential for the protective effects of estrogen against vascular injury. Bernelot Moens SJ, Schnitzler GR, Nickerson M, Guo H, Ueda K, Lu Q, Aronovitz MJ, Nickerson H, Baur WE, Hansen U, Iyer LK, Karas RH. Circulation. 2012 Oct 16;126(16):1993-2004. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.124529. Epub 2012 Sep 20. PMID:  22997253
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Wendy Baur is responsible for the supervision and function of the Cell Culture Core. She obtained a B.A. from Montclair State College in New Jersey and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Masters of Science in 1978. She has been with Tufts Medical Center since 1979 working and consulting with various research investigators, mainly in the departments of Surgery and Cardiology. She has extensive expertise with all aspects of cell culture, especially with vascular cells. Her duties include the establishment and maintenance of cell lines utilized by the MCRI staff, training and supervision of cell culture technicians, coordination and communications with laboratory personnel and upkeep of supplies and equipment for the core.

Phone: 617-636-1441

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