Dennis Steindler, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist and Director
Neuroscience and Aging Lab
Phone: (617) 556-3193
Fax: (617) 556-3344




BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD, University of California, San Francisco

Research Focus
The use of regenerative medicine approaches, cell culture and patient/disease-specific avatars to prevent and treat neurological diseases where aging is a major risk factor.

Selected Professional Affiliations
Scientific Advisory Board Member, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
Advisor, Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure Foundation
Editorial Board Member, Brain ResearchThe Journal of Parkinson’s Disease
Editorial Board member, Experimental Neurology

Selected Publications
Suslov O, Silver DJ, Siebzehnrubl FA, Orjalo A, Ptitsyn A, Steindler DA. Application of an RNA amplification method for reliable single-cell transcriptome analysis. Biotechniques. 2015 Sep 1;59(3):137-48. doi: 10.2144/000114331. eCollection 2015 Sep. PMID:26345506

Candelario KM, Steindler DA.The role of extracellular vesicles in the progression of neurodegenerative disease and cancer. Trends Mol Med. 2014 Jul;20(7):368-74.

Felsenstein KM, Candelario KM, Steindler DA, Borchelt DR. Regenerative medicine in Alzheimer’s disease. Transl Res. 2014 Apr;163(4):432-8.

Silver DJ, Siebzehnrubl FA, Schildts MJ, Yachnis AT, Smith GM, Smith AA, Scheffler B, Reynolds BA, Silver J, Steindler DA. Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans potently inhibit invasion and serve as a central organizer of the brain tumor microenvironment. J Neurosci. 2013 Sep 25;33(39):15603-17.

Scheffler B, Walton NM, Lin DD, Goetz AK, Enikolopov G, Roper SN, Steindler DA. Phenotypic and functional characterization of adult brain neuropoiesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jun 28;102(26):9353-8.

Steindler DA, Pincus DW. Stem cells and neuropoiesis in the adult human brain. Lancet. 2002 Mar 23;359(9311):1047-54.

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