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Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD

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Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, UCSF
Heather and Melanie Muss Endowed Chair, UCSF

ABuylla@stemcell.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 514-2348 (voice)
Box 0520, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0520

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Education

Physics, 1977-1978, Queens University, Kingston, Canada
UNAM, Mexico City, Licenciado, 1983, Bio-Medicine
Rockefeller University, Ph.D., 1988, Neurobiology
Rockefeller University, Postdoc, 1988-1989, Neurobiology
 


Professional Experience

  • 1983-1988
    Ph.D., Rockefeller University, New York
  • 1988-1989
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University
  • 1989-1992
    Assistant Professor, Rockefeller University
  • 1992-1994
    Assistant Professor/Head of Laboratory, Rockefeller University
  • 1994-2000
    Associate Professor/Head of Laboratory, Rockefeller University
  • 2000-2001
    Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2001-8/2003
    Stephen Muss Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • 9/2003-present
    Heather and Melanie Muss Endowed Chair, Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1983
    Medal Gavino Barreda -- Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • 1990
    First Award, The origin of new neurons in the adult avian brain
  • 1992
    Sinsheimer Award
  • 1994
    NIH-RO1 HD32116-01
  • 2000
    Jacob Javits Award, 2000/NIH Grant RO1 NS28478
  • 2001
    Brain Tumor Society. Are neural stem cells a source of brain tumors?
  • 2003
    NIH R01 HD032116-09. Origins of new neurons and glia in the postnatal brain
  • 2004
    Goldhirsh Foundation. Brain Tumor Research Grant 7/1/04 - 6/30/08.
  • 2006
    Catedra Santiago Grisolía, Spain. Lecture and Award
  • 2006
    "Académico Correspondiente Extranjero”. Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales. Spain
  • 2007
    Catedra Ramón y Cajal, Sociedad Española de Neurología, Spain
  • 2011
    Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research, Fundacíon Príncipe de Asturias, Spain. (Shared with Dr. Joseph Altman and Giacomo Rizzolatti)

Selected Publications

  1. Alvarez-Buylla A. Yoshiki Sasai (1962-2014). Nature. 2014 Sep 4; 513(7516):34.
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  2. Tong CK, Han YG, Shah JK, Obernier K, Guinto CD, Alvarez-Buylla A. Primary cilia are required in a unique subpopulation of neural progenitors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Aug 26; 111(34):12438-43.
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  3. Ohata S, Nakatani J, Herranz-Pérez V, Cheng J, Belinson H, Inubushi T, Snider WD, García-Verdugo JM, Wynshaw-Boris A, Alvarez-Buylla A. Loss of dishevelleds disrupts planar polarity in ependymal motile cilia and results in hydrocephalus. Neuron. 2014 Aug 6; 83(3):558-71.
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  4. Tong LM, Djukic B, Arnold C, Gillespie AK, Yoon SY, Wang MM, Zhang O, Knoferle J, Rubenstein JL, Alvarez-Buylla A, Huang Y. Inhibitory Interneuron Progenitor Transplantation Restores Normal Learning and Memory in ApoE4 Knock-In Mice without or with Aß Accumulation. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 16; 34(29):9506-15.
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  5. Obernier K, Tong CK, Alvarez-Buylla A. Restricted nature of adult neural stem cells: re-evaluation of their potential for brain repair. Front Neurosci. 2014; 8:162.
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  6. Alfaro-Cervello C, Cebrian-Silla A, Soriano-Navarro M, Garcia-Tarraga P, Matías-Guiu J, Gomez-Pinedo U, Molina Aguilar P, Alvarez-Buylla A, Luquin MR, Garcia-Verdugo JM. The adult macaque spinal cord central canal zone contains proliferative cells and closely resembles the human. J Comp Neurol. 2014 Jun 1; 522(8):1800-17.
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  7. Hwang WW, Salinas RD, Siu JJ, Kelley KW, Delgado RN, Paredes MF, Alvarez-Buylla A, Oldham MC, Lim DA. Distinct and separable roles for EZH2 in neurogenic astroglia. Elife. 2014; 3:e02439.
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  8. Southwell DG, Nicholas CR, Basbaum AI, Stryker MP, Kriegstein AR, Rubenstein JL, Alvarez-Buylla A. Interneurons from embryonic development to cell-based therapy. Science. 2014 Apr 11; 344(6180):1240622.
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  9. Tong CK, Chen J, Cebrián-Silla A, Mirzadeh Z, Obernier K, Guinto CD, Tecott LH, García-Verdugo JM, Kriegstein A, Alvarez-Buylla A. Axonal control of the adult neural stem cell niche. Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Apr 3; 14(4):500-11.
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  10. Tong CK, Alvarez-Buylla A. SnapShot: Adult Neurogenesis in the V-SVZ. Neuron. 2014 Jan 8; 81(1):220-220.e1.
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  11. Giachino C, Basak O, Lugert S, Knuckles P, Obernier K, Fiorelli R, Frank S, Raineteau O, Alvarez-Buylla A, Taylor V. Molecular diversity subdivides the adult forebrain neural stem cell population. Stem Cells. 2014 Jan; 32(1):70-84.
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  12. Merkle FT, Fuentealba LC, Sanders TA, Magno L, Kessaris N, Alvarez-Buylla A. Adult neural stem cells in distinct microdomains generate previously unknown interneuron types. Nat Neurosci. 2014 Feb; 17(2):207-14.
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  13. Sebe JY, Looke-Stewart E, Dinday MT, Alvarez-Buylla A, Baraban SC. Neocortical integration of transplanted GABA progenitor cells from wild type and GABAB receptor knockout mouse donors. Neurosci Lett. 2014 Feb 21; 561:52-7.
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  14. Hansen DV, Lui JH, Flandin P, Yoshikawa K, Rubenstein JL, Alvarez-Buylla A, Kriegstein AR. Non-epithelial stem cells and cortical interneuron production in the human ganglionic eminences. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Nov; 16(11):1576-87.
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  15. Tan FE, Vladar EK, Ma L, Fuentealba LC, Hoh R, Espinoza FH, Axelrod JD, Alvarez-Buylla A, Stearns T, Kintner C, Krasnow MA. Myb promotes centriole amplification and later steps of the multiciliogenesis program. Development. 2013 Oct; 140(20):4277-86.
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  16. Haskins WE, Zablotsky BL, Foret MR, Ihrie RA, Alvarez-Buylla A, Eisenman RN, Berger MS, Lin CH. Molecular Characteristics in MRI-Classified Group 1 Glioblastoma Multiforme. Front Oncol. 2013; 3:182.
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  17. Ponti G, Obernier K, Alvarez-Buylla A. Lineage progression from stem cells to new neurons in the adult brain ventricular-subventricular zone. Cell Cycle. 2013 Jun 1; 12(11):1649-50.
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  18. Hunt RF, Girskis KM, Rubenstein JL, Alvarez-Buylla A, Baraban SC. GABA progenitors grafted into the adult epileptic brain control seizures and abnormal behavior. Nat Neurosci. 2013 Jun; 16(6):692-7.
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  19. Nicholas CR, Chen J, Tang Y, Southwell DG, Chalmers N, Vogt D, Arnold CM, Chen YJ, Stanley EG, Elefanty AG, Sasai Y, Alvarez-Buylla A, Rubenstein JL, Kriegstein AR. Functional maturation of hPSC-derived forebrain interneurons requires an extended timeline and mimics human neural development. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 May 2; 12(5):573-86.
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  20. Chen YJ, Vogt D, Wang Y, Visel A, Silberberg SN, Nicholas CR, Danjo T, Pollack JL, Pennacchio LA, Anderson S, Sasai Y, Baraban SC, Kriegstein AR, Alvarez-Buylla A, Rubenstein JL. Use of "MGE enhancers" for labeling and selection of embryonic stem cell-derived medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) progenitors and neurons. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e61956.
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