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Nikki Lynn Farnsworth

TitleResearch Instructor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentSOM-Barbara Davis Center

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    F32DK102276     (FARNSWORTH, NIKKI L.)Sep 5, 2014 - Sep 4, 2017
    Regulation of islet gap junction coupling and function under inflammatory conditions
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Farnsworth NL, Walter R, Piscopio R, Schleicher WE, Benninger RKP. Exendin-4 Overcomes Cytokine-Induced Decreases in Gap Junction Coupling via PKA and Epac2 in Mouse and Human Islets. J Physiol. 2018 Nov 09. PMID: 30412665.
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    2. Peña B, Bosi S, Aguado BA, Borin D, Farnsworth NL, Dobrinskikh E, Rowland TJ, Martinelli V, Jeong M, Taylor MRG, Long CS, Shandas R, Sbaizero O, Prato M, Anseth KS, Park D, Mestroni L. Injectable Carbon Nanotube-Functionalized Reverse Thermal Gel Promotes Cardiomyocytes Survival and Maturation. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Sep 20; 9(37):31645-31656. PMID: 28895403.
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    3. Westacott MJ, Farnsworth NL, St Clair JR, Poffenberger G, Heintz A, Ludin NW, Hart NJ, Powers AC, Benninger RKP. Age-Dependent Decline in the Coordinated [Ca2+] and Insulin Secretory Dynamics in Human Pancreatic Islets. Diabetes. 2017 09; 66(9):2436-2445. PMID: 28588099.
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    4. Farnsworth NL, Walter RL, Hemmati A, Westacott MJ, Benninger RK. Low Level Pro-inflammatory Cytokines Decrease Connexin36 Gap Junction Coupling in Mouse and Human Islets through Nitric Oxide-mediated Protein Kinase Cd. J Biol Chem. 2016 Feb 12; 291(7):3184-96. PMID: 26668311; PMCID: PMC4751367 [Available on 02/12/17].
    5. Farnsworth NL, Hemmati A, Pozzoli M, Benninger RK. Fluorescence recovery after photobleaching reveals regulation and distribution of connexin36 gap junction coupling within mouse islets of Langerhans. J Physiol. 2014 Oct 15; 592(20):4431-46. PMID: 25172942; PMCID: PMC4287745.
    6. Farnsworth NL, Mead BE, Antunez LR, Palmer AE, Bryant SJ. Ionic osmolytes and intracellular calcium regulate tissue production in chondrocytes cultured in a 3D charged hydrogel. Matrix Biol. 2014 Nov; 40:17-26. PMID: 25128592.
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    7. Farnsworth NL, Benninger RK. New insights into the role of connexins in pancreatic islet function and diabetes. FEBS Lett. 2014 Apr 17; 588(8):1278-87. PMID: 24583073; PMCID: PMC4004767.
    8. Farnsworth NL, Antunez LR, Bryant SJ. Dynamic compressive loading differentially regulates chondrocyte anabolic and catabolic activity with age. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2013 Jul; 110(7):2046-57. PMID: 23404228.
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    9. Farnsworth NL, Antunez LR, Bryant SJ. Influence of chondrocyte maturation on acute response to impact injury in PEG hydrogels. J Biomech. 2012 Oct 11; 45(15):2556-63. PMID: 22964019.
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    10. Farnsworth N, Bensard C, Bryant SJ. The role of the PCM in reducing oxidative stress induced by radical initiated photoencapsulation of chondrocytes in poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Nov; 20(11):1326-35. PMID: 22796510.
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