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Piri Natik

Title(s)Professor, Ophthalmology
Phone310-825-9850
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    Title(s)Member, Stein Eye Institute

    Title(s)Member, Brain Research Institute

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    The Neuroprotective Effect of HSP72 Induction in Experimental Glaucoma
    NIH/NEI R01EY018644Sep 30, 2009 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Gu L, Bok D, Yu F, Caprioli J, Piri N. Downregulation of splicing regulator RBFOX1 compromises visual depth perception. PLoS One. 2018; 13(7):e0200417. PMID: 30001398.
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    2. Ye L, Gu L, Caprioli J, Piri N. RNA-binding protein Rbpms is represented in human retinas by isoforms A and C and its transcriptional regulation involves Sp1-binding site. Mol Genet Genomics. 2018 Aug; 293(4):819-830. PMID: 29423656.
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    3. Gu L, Kwong JMK, Yadegari D, Yu F, Caprioli J, Piri N. The effect of celastrol on the ocular hypertension-induced degeneration of retinal ganglion cells. Neurosci Lett. 2018 03 23; 670:89-93. PMID: 29398521.
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    4. Piri N, Kwong JM, Gu L, Caprioli J. Heat shock proteins in the retina: Focus on HSP70 and alpha crystallins in ganglion cell survival. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2016 05; 52:22-46. PMID: 27017896; PMCID: PMC4842330 [Available on 05/01/17].
    5. Kyung H, Kwong JM, Bekerman V, Gu L, Yadegari D, Caprioli J, Piri N. Celastrol supports survival of retinal ganglion cells injured by optic nerve crush. Brain Res. 2015 Jun 03; 1609:21-30. PMID: 25813825; PMCID: PMC4417422.
    6. Piri N, Kwong JM, Caprioli J. Crystallins in retinal ganglion cell survival and regeneration. Mol Neurobiol. 2013 Dec; 48(3):819-28. PMID: 23709342; PMCID: PMC3796151.
    7. Kwong JM, Vo N, Quan A, Nam M, Kyung H, Yu F, Piri N, Caprioli J. The dark phase intraocular pressure elevation and retinal ganglion cell degeneration in a rat model of experimental glaucoma. Exp Eye Res. 2013 Jul; 112:21-8. PMID: 23603611.
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    8. Munemasa Y, Chang CS, Kwong JM, Kyung H, Kitaoka Y, Caprioli J, Piri N. The neuronal EGF-related gene Nell2 interacts with Macf1 and supports survival of retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve injury. PLoS One. 2012; 7(4):e34810. PMID: 22496866; PMCID: PMC3319615.
    9. Klionsky DJ, Abdalla FC, Abeliovich H, Abraham RT, Acevedo-Arozena A, Adeli K, Agholme L, Agnello M, Agostinis P, Aguirre-Ghiso JA, Ahn HJ, Ait-Mohamed O, Ait-Si-Ali S, Akematsu T, Akira S, Al-Younes HM, Al-Zeer MA, Albert ML, Albin RL, Alegre-Abarrategui J, Aleo MF, Alirezaei M, Almasan A, Almonte-Becerril M, Amano A, Amaravadi R, Amarnath S, Amer AO, Andrieu-Abadie N, Anantharam V, Ann DK, Anoopkumar-Dukie S, Aoki H, Apostolova N, Arancia G, Aris JP, Asanuma K, Asare NY, Ashida H, Askanas V, Askew DS, Auberger P, Baba M, Backues SK, Baehrecke EH, Bahr BA, Bai XY, Bailly Y, Baiocchi R, Baldini G, Balduini W, Ballabio A, Bamber BA, Bampton ET, Bánhegyi G, Bartholomew CR, Bassham DC, Bast RC, Batoko H, Bay BH, Beau I, Béchet DM, Begley TJ, Behl C, Behrends C, Bekri S, Bellaire B, Bendall LJ, Benetti L, Berliocchi L, Bernardi H, Bernassola F, Besteiro S, Bhatia-Kissova I, Bi X, Biard-Piechaczyk M, Blum JS, Boise LH, Bonaldo P, Boone DL, Bornhauser BC, Bortoluci KR, Bossis I, Bost F, Bourquin JP, Boya P, Boyer-Guittaut M, Bozhkov PV, Brady NR, Brancolini C, Brech A, Brenman JE, Brennand A, Bresnick EH, Brest P, Bridges D, Bristol ML, Brookes PS, Brown EJ, Brumell JH, Brunetti-Pierri N, Brunk UT, Bulman DE, Bultman SJ, Bultynck G, Burbulla LF, Bursch W, Butchar JP, Buzgariu W, Bydlowski SP, Cadwell K, Cahová M, Cai D, Cai J, Cai Q, Calabretta B, Calvo-Garrido J, Camougrand N, Campanella M, Campos-Salinas J, Candi E, Cao L, Caplan AB, Carding SR, Cardoso SM, Carew JS, Carlin CR, Carmignac V, Carneiro LA, Carra S, Caruso RA, Casari G, Casas C, Castino R, Cebollero E, Cecconi F, Celli J, Chaachouay H, Chae HJ, Chai CY, Chan DC, Chan EY, Chang RC, Che CM, Chen CC, Chen GC, Chen GQ, Chen M, Chen Q, Chen SS, Chen W, Chen X, Chen X, Chen X, Chen YG, Chen Y, Chen Y, Chen YJ, Chen Z, Cheng A, Cheng CH, Cheng Y, Cheong H, Cheong JH, Cherry S, Chess-Williams R, Cheung ZH, Chevet E, Chiang HL, Chiarelli R, Chiba T, Chin LS, Chiou SH, Chisari FV, Cho CH, Cho DH, Choi AM, Choi D, Choi KS, Choi ME, Chouaib S, Choubey D, Choubey V, Chu CT, Chuang TH, Chueh SH, Chun T, Chwae YJ, Chye ML, Ciarcia R, Ciriolo MR, Clague MJ, Clark RS, Clarke PG, Clarke R, Codogno P, Coller HA, Colombo MI, Comincini S, Condello M, Condorelli F, Cookson MR, Coombs GH, Coppens I, Corbalan R, Cossart P, Costelli P, Costes S, Coto-Montes A, Couve E, Coxon FP, Cregg JM, Crespo JL, Cronjé MJ, Cuervo AM, Cullen JJ, Czaja MJ, D'Amelio M, Darfeuille-Michaud A, Davids LM, Davies FE, De Felici M, de Groot JF, de Haan CA, De Martino L, De Milito A, De Tata V, Debnath J, Degterev A, Dehay B, Delbridge LM, Demarchi F, Deng YZ, Dengjel J, Dent P, Denton D, Deretic V, Desai SD, Devenish RJ, Di Gioacchino M, Di Paolo G, Di Pietro C, Díaz-Araya G, Díaz-Laviada I, Diaz-Meco MT, Diaz-Nido J, Dikic I, Dinesh-Kumar SP, Ding WX, Distelhorst CW, Diwan A, Djavaheri-Mergny M, Dokudovskaya S, Dong Z, Dorsey FC, Dosenko V, Dowling JJ, Doxsey S, Dreux M, Drew ME, Duan Q, Duchosal MA, Duff K, Dugail I, Durbeej M, Duszenko M, Edelstein CL, Edinger AL, Egea G, Eichinger L, Eissa NT, Ekmekcioglu S, El-Deiry WS, Elazar Z, Elgendy M, Ellerby LM, Eng KE, Engelbrecht AM, Engelender S, Erenpreisa J, Escalante R, Esclatine A, Eskelinen EL, Espert L, Espina V, Fan H, Fan J, Fan QW, Fan Z, Fang S, Fang Y, Fanto M, Fanzani A, Farkas T, Farré JC, Faure M, Fechheimer M, Feng CG, Feng J, Feng Q, Feng Y, Fésüs L, Feuer R, Figueiredo-Pereira ME, Fimia GM, Fingar DC, Finkbeiner S, Finkel T, Finley KD, Fiorito F, Fisher EA, Fisher PB, Flajolet M, Florez-McClure ML, Florio S, Fon EA, Fornai F, Fortunato F, Fotedar R, Fowler DH, Fox HS, Franco R, Frankel LB, Fransen M, Fuentes JM, Fueyo J, Fujii J, Fujisaki K, Fujita E, Fukuda M, Furukawa RH, Gaestel M, Gailly P, Gajewska M, Galliot B, Galy V, Ganesh S, Ganetzky B, Ganley IG, Gao FB, Gao GF, Gao J, Garcia L, Garcia-Manero G, Garcia-Marcos M, Garmyn M, Gartel AL, Gatti E, Gautel M, Gawriluk TR, Gegg ME, Geng J, Germain M, Gestwicki JE, Gewirtz DA, Ghavami S, et al. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy. 2012 Apr; 8(4):445-544. PMID: 22966490.
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    10. Kwong JM, Quan A, Kyung H, Piri N, Caprioli J. Quantitative analysis of retinal ganglion cell survival with Rbpms immunolabeling in animal models of optic neuropathies. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Dec 28; 52(13):9694-702. PMID: 22110060.
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    11. Kao L, Kurtz LM, Shao X, Papadopoulos MC, Liu L, Bok D, Nusinowitz S, Chen B, Stella SL, Andre M, Weinreb J, Luong SS, Piri N, Kwong JM, Newman D, Kurtz I. Severe neurologic impairment in mice with targeted disruption of the electrogenic sodium bicarbonate cotransporter NBCe2 (Slc4a5 gene). J Biol Chem. 2011 Sep 16; 286(37):32563-74. PMID: 21705333; PMCID: PMC3173174.
    12. Law SK, Sami M, Piri N, Coleman AL, Caprioli J. Asymmetric phenotype of Axenfeld-Rieger anomaly and aniridia associated with a novel PITX2 mutation. Mol Vis. 2011; 17:1231-8. PMID: 21617748; PMCID: PMC3102021.
    13. Munemasa Y, Kwong JM, Kim SH, Ahn JH, Caprioli J, Piri N. Thioredoxins 1 and 2 protect retinal ganglion cells from pharmacologically induced oxidative stress, optic nerve transection and ocular hypertension. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010; 664:355-63. PMID: 20238036.
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    14. Caprioli J, Munemasa Y, Kwong JM, Piri N. Overexpression of thioredoxins 1 and 2 increases retinal ganglion cell survival after pharmacologically induced oxidative stress, optic nerve transection, and in experimental glaucoma. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2009 Dec; 107:161-5. PMID: 20126492.
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    15. Kwong JM, Caprioli J, Piri N. RNA binding protein with multiple splicing: a new marker for retinal ganglion cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Feb; 51(2):1052-8. PMID: 19737887; PMCID: PMC3979483.
    16. Munemasa Y, Kwong JM, Caprioli J, Piri N. The role of alphaA- and alphaB-crystallins in the survival of retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve axotomy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Aug; 50(8):3869-75. PMID: 19279307.
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    17. Verardo MR, Viczian A, Piri N, Akhmedov NB, Knox BE, Farber DB. Regulatory sequences in the 3' untranslated region of the human cGMP-phosphodiesterase beta-subunit gene. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Jun; 50(6):2591-8. PMID: 19218616; PMCID: PMC2713258.
    18. Kim SH, Munemasa Y, Kwong JM, Ahn JH, Mareninov S, Gordon LK, Caprioli J, Piri N. Activation of autophagy in retinal ganglion cells. J Neurosci Res. 2008 Oct; 86(13):2943-51. PMID: 18521932.
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    19. Souied EH, Reid SN, Piri NI, Lerner LE, Nusinowitz S, Farber DB. Non-invasive gene transfer by iontophoresis for therapy of an inherited retinal degeneration. Exp Eye Res. 2008 Sep; 87(3):168-75. PMID: 18653181.
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    20. Munemasa Y, Kim SH, Ahn JH, Kwong JM, Caprioli J, Piri N. Protective effect of thioredoxins 1 and 2 in retinal ganglion cells after optic nerve transection and oxidative stress. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Aug; 49(8):3535-43. PMID: 18441302.
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    21. Ahn J, Piri N, Caprioli J, Munemasa Y, Kim SH, Kwong JM. Expression of heat shock transcription factors and heat shock protein 72 in rat retina after intravitreal injection of low dose N-methyl-D-aspartate. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Mar 05; 433(1):11-6. PMID: 18242848.
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    22. Piri N, Song M, Kwong JM, Caprioli J. Modulation of alpha and beta crystallin expression in rat retinas with ocular hypertension-induced ganglion cell degeneration. Brain Res. 2007 Apr 13; 1141:1-9. PMID: 17316577.
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    23. Piri N, Kwong JM, Song M, Elashoff D, Caprioli J. Gene expression changes in the retina following optic nerve transection. Mol Vis. 2006 Dec 22; 12:1660-73. PMID: 17200666.
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    24. Piri N, Mendoza E, Shih J, Yamashita CK, Akhmedov NB, Farber DB. Translational regulation of the rod photoreceptor cGMP-phosphodiesterase: the role of the 5'- and 3'-untranslated regions. Exp Eye Res. 2006 Oct; 83(4):841-8. PMID: 16765946.
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    25. Kwong JM, Lalezary M, Nguyen JK, Yang C, Khattar A, Piri N, Mareninov S, Gordon LK, Caprioli J. Co-expression of heat shock transcription factors 1 and 2 in rat retinal ganglion cells. Neurosci Lett. 2006 Sep 25; 405(3):191-5. PMID: 16889897.
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    26. Piri N, Kwong JM, Song M, Caprioli J. Expression of hermes gene is restricted to the ganglion cells in the retina. Neurosci Lett. 2006 Sep 11; 405(1-2):40-5. PMID: 16870336.
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    27. Lerner LE, Piri N, Farber DB. Transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of the rod cGMP-phosphodiesterase beta-subunit gene. Recent advances and current concepts. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006; 572:217-29. PMID: 17249578.
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    28. Akhmedov NB, Yamashita CK, Tran D, Piri NI, Aguirre GD, Farber DB. Two forms of the large tumor suppressor gene (Lats1) protein expressed in the vertebrate retina. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 Apr 05; 1728(1-2):11-7. PMID: 15777619.
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    29. Piri N, Gao YQ, Danciger M, Mendoza E, Fishman GA, Farber DB. A substitution of G to C in the cone cGMP-phosphodiesterase gamma subunit gene found in a distinctive form of cone dystrophy. Ophthalmology. 2005 Jan; 112(1):159-66. PMID: 15629837.
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    30. Piri N, Yamashita CK, Shih J, Akhmedov NB, Farber DB. Differential expression of rod photoreceptor cGMP-phosphodiesterase alpha and beta subunits: mRNA and protein levels. J Biol Chem. 2003 Sep 26; 278(39):36999-7005. PMID: 12871955.
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