Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, PhD

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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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Neurologic Oncology

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. Lim DA, Alvarez-Buylla A. The Adult Ventricular-Subventricular Zone (V-SVZ) and Olfactory Bulb (OB) Neurogenesis. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2016; 8(5).
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  2. Paredes MF, Sorrells SF, Garcia-Verdugo JM, Alvarez-Buylla A. Brain size and limits to adult neurogenesis. J Comp Neurol. 2016 Feb 15; 524(3):646-64.
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  3. Tong CK, Fuentealba LC, Shah JK, Lindquist RA, Ihrie RA, Guinto CD, Rodas-Rodriguez JL, Alvarez-Buylla A. A Dorsal SHH-Dependent Domain in the V-SVZ Produces Large Numbers of Oligodendroglial Lineage Cells in the Postnatal Brain. Stem Cell Reports. 2015 Oct 13; 5(4):461-70.
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  4. Harwell CC, Fuentealba LC, Gonzalez-Cerrillo A, Parker PR, Gertz CC, Mazzola E, Garcia MT, Alvarez-Buylla A, Cepko CL, Kriegstein AR. Wide Dispersion and Diversity of Clonally Related Inhibitory Interneurons. Neuron. 2015 Sep 2; 87(5):999-1007.
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  5. Fuentealba LC, Rompani SB, Parraguez JI, Obernier K, Romero R, Cepko CL, Alvarez-Buylla A. Embryonic Origin of Postnatal Neural Stem Cells. Cell. 2015 Jun 18; 161(7):1644-55.
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  6. Vogt D, Wu PR, Sorrells SF, Arnold C, Alvarez-Buylla A, Rubenstein JL. Viral-mediated Labeling and Transplantation of Medial Ganglionic Eminence (MGE) Cells for In Vivo Studies. J Vis Exp. 2015; (98).
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  7. Fu Y, Kaneko M, Tang Y, Alvarez-Buylla A, Stryker MP. A cortical disinhibitory circuit for enhancing adult plasticity. Elife. 2014; 4.
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  8. Tang Y, Stryker MP, Alvarez-Buylla A, Espinosa JS. Cortical plasticity induced by transplantation of embryonic somatostatin or parvalbumin interneurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 23; 111(51):18339-44.
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  9. Tate MC, Lindquist RA, Nguyen T, Sanai N, Barkovich AJ, Huang EJ, Rowitch DH, Alvarez-Buylla A. Postnatal growth of the human pons: A morphometric and immunohistochemical analysis. J Comp Neurol. 2015 Feb 15; 523(3):449-62.
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  10. Bayraktar OA, Fuentealba LC, Alvarez-Buylla A, Rowitch DH. Astrocyte development and heterogeneity. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2015 Jan; 7(1):a020362.
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  11. Lim DA, Alvarez-Buylla A. Adult neural stem cells stake their ground. Trends Neurosci. 2014 Oct; 37(10):563-71.
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  12. Alvarez-Buylla A. Yoshiki Sasai (1962-2014). Nature. 2014 Sep 4; 513(7516):34.
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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