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The Kaufman Lab
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Neuroscience and Aging Research Center
Lab Members
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Yong, J., Parekh, V.S., Reilly, S.M., Nayak, J., Chen, Z., Lebeaupin, C., Jang, I., Zhang, J., Prakash, T.P., Sun, H., Murray, S., Guo, S., Ayala, J.A., Satin, L.S., Saltiel, A.R., Kaufman, R.J. (2021) Chop/Ddit3 depletion in β-cells alleviates ER stress and corrects hepatic steatosis. Science Translational Medicine (In Press: Abstract; Full Text).

Hetz, C., Zhang, K., Kaufman, R.J. (2020) Mechanisms, regulation and functions of the unfolded protein response Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 21(8):421-438. PMID: 32457508.

Yong, J., Johnson, J.D., Arvan, P., Han, J., Kaufman, R.J. (2021) Therapeutic opportunities for pancreatic β-cell ER stress in diabetes mellitus Nature Reviews Endocrinology.
Jun 23. doi: 10.1038/s41574-021-00510-4. PMID: 34163039 (Cover issue).

Poothong, J.*, Pottekat, A.*, Siirin, M., Campos, A.R., Paton, A.W., Paton, J.C., LagunasAcosta, J., Chen, Z., Swift, M., Volkmann, N., Hanein, D., Yong, J., Kaufman, R.J. (2020) Clotting factor VIII exhibits reversible chaperone-dependent and glucose-regulated amyloid formation in the endoplasmic reticulum. Blood 135:1899-1911. PMC7243144. * Co-first authors. Commentary Blood 135:1825-1827.

353. Sun, J., Xiong, Y., Li, X., Haataja, L., Chen, W., Mir, S.A., Lv, L., Madley, R., Larkin,D., Anjum, A., Dhayalan, B., Rege, N., Wickramasinghe, N.D., Weiss, M.A., Itkin-Ansari, P., Kaufman, R.J., Ostrov, D.A., Arvan, P.*, Liu, M.* (2020) Role of Proinsulin Self-Association in Mutant INS gene-induced Diabetes of Youth. Diabetes 69(5):954-964. *Co-corresponding authors. PMC7171958. Commentary Diabetes 69:802

Tran, D.T., Pottekat, A., Mir, S.A., Jang, I., Loguercio, S., Campos, A.R., Scully, K., Lahmy, R., Liu, M., Arvan, P., Balch, W.E., Kaufman, R.J.*, Itkin-Ansari, P.* (2020) Unbiased profiling of the human proinsulin biosynthetic interaction network reveals a role for peroxiredoxin 4 in proinsulin folding. Diabetes 69(8):1723-1734. * Co-corresponding authors. PMID: 32457219. PMC7372081.

Dasgupta, D., Mauer, A.S., Thompson, J.M., Nakao, Y., Sehrawat, T., Liao, C-Y., Krishnan, A., Lucien, F., Guo, Q., Liu, M., Xue, F., Fukushima, M., Katsumi, T., Bansal, A., Pandey, M.K., Maiers, J.L., DeGrado, T., Pavelko, K.D., Revzin, A., Ibrahim, S.H., Barry, M.A., Kaufman, R.J., Malhi, H. (2020) IRE1α-stimulated hepatocyte-derived extracellular vesicles are proinflammatory in murine nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Gastroenterology 159(4):1487-1503. PMID: 32574624.

Arunagiri, A., Haataja, L., Pottekat, A., Pamenan, F., Kim, S., Zeltser, L.M., Paton, A.W., Paton, J.C., Tsai, B., Itkin-Ansari, P., Kaufman, R.J.*, Liu, M., Arvan, P.* (2019) Proinsulin misfolding is an early event in the progression to type 2 diabetes. Elife 8. pii: e44532. PMC6559786. * Co-corresponding authors.

Jang, I., Pottekat, A., Poothong, J., Yong, J., Lagunas-Acosta, J., Charbono, A., Chen, Z., Scheuner, D.L., Liu, M., Itkin-Ansari, P., Arvan, P.*, Kaufman., R.J.* (2019) Protein Disulfide Isomerase A1 (PDIA1/P4HB) is required for efficient proinsulin maturation and ß cell health in response to diet induced obesity. Elife. 8. pii: e44528. PMC6559792. * Co-corresponding authors.

Yong, J., Bischof, H., Siirin, M., Murphy, A., Malli, R., Kaufman, R.J. (2019) Mitochondria supply ATP to the ER through a mechanism antagonized by cytosolic Ca2+. Elife. 8. pii: e49682. PMC6763289.


The Kaufman Lab is located at:

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
10901 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Please direct all lab-related inquiries to Alec Duffey

Please direct all research administrative inquiries to Lindsay Bazett