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Publications listed represent from year 2005 forward.

Complete list available at PubMed.

  1. Lin, J., Patel, S.R., Cheng, X., Cho, E. A., Levitan, I., Ullenbruch, M., Phan, S.H., Park, J.M. and Dressler, G.R. (2005) Kielin/Chordin-like protein, a novel enhancer of BMP signaling attenuates renal fibrotic disease.  Nature Medicine. 11:387-393 (featured in news and views p.373)

  2. Kim, D. and Dressler, G.R. (2005) Nephrogenic factors promote differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells into renal epithelia.   J. Am. Soc. Nephrol. 16:3527-3534.

  3. Patel, S. R. and Dressler, G.R. (2005) BMP7 signaling in development and disease Trends in Mol. Med. 11:512-518. 

  4. Dressler, G.R. (2006) Cell lineages and stem cells in the embryonic kidney.  In: Essentials of Stem Cell Biology (R. Lanza, ed.)  Elsevier Science, San Diego, CA, p227-236.

  5. Lin, J., Patel, S. R., Wang, M. and Dressler, G.R. (2006) The cysteine-rich domain protein KCP suppresses TGF-b/Activin signaling in renal epithelia.   Mol. Cell. Biol. 26:4577-4585.

  6. Dressler, G.R. (2006) The cellular basis of kidney development.  Ann. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol. 22:509-529.

  7. Self, M., Lagutin, O., Bowling, B., Hendrix, J., Cai, Y., Dressler, G.R. and Oliver, G. (2006)  The Six2 gene is required for suppression of inductive signals and progenitor cell renewal in the developing kidney. EMBO J. 25:5214-5228.

  8. Clarke, J.C., Patel, S.R., Raymond, R.M., Andrew, S., Robinson, B.G., Dressler, G.R. and Brophy, P.D. (2006) Regulation of c-Ret in the developing kidney is responsive to Pax2 gene dosage. Hum. Mol. Genetics. 15:3420-3428.

  9. Dressler, G.R. (2007) Stem cells in kidney development and regeneration.  In: Principles of Tissue Engineering (R. Lanza, R. Langer, J. Vacanti, eds.) Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, CA. p787-800.

  10. Kim, D, Wang, M., Cai, Q., Brooks, H. and Dressler, G.R. (2007) Pax transactivation-domain interacting protein is required for urine concentration and osmotolerance in collecting duct epithelia. J Am Soc Nephrol. 18:1458-1465.

  11. Kim, D. and Dressler, G.R. (2007) PTEN modulates GDNF/RET mediated chemotaxis and branching morphogenesis in the developing kidney. Dev Biol. 307:290-299.

  12. Cho, Y.W., Hong, T., Hong, S.H., Yu, H., Kim, D., Guszczynski, T., Dressler, G.R., Copeland, T., Kalkum, M. and Ge, K. (2007) PTIP associates with MLL3- and MLL4-containing histone H3 lysine 4 methyltransferase complex. J Biol Chem. 282:20395-20406.

  13. Gong, K.Q., Yallowitz, A.R., Sun, H., Dressler, G.R. and Wellik, D.M. (2007) A Hox-Eya-Pax complex regulates early kidney developmental gene expression.Mol Cell Biol. 27:7661-7668.

  14. Viana, R., Batourina, E., Huang, H., Dressler, G.R., Kobayashi, A., Behringer, R.R., Shapiro, E., Hensle, T., Lambert, S., Mendelsohn, C. (2007) The development of the bladder trigone, the center of the anti-reflux mechanism. Development.134:3763-3769.

  15. Patel, S.R., Levitan, I. and Dressler, G.R. (2007) The BRCT-domain containing protein PTIP links PAX2 to a histone H3, lysine 4 methyltransferase complex. Dev Cell. 13:580-592.

  16. Dressler, G.R. (2008) Another niche for Notch. Kidney Int.  73:1207-1209.

  17. Dressler, G.R. (2008) Epigenetics, development, and the kidney. J Am Soc Nephrol. 19: 2060-2067.

  18. Fang, M., Ren, H., Liu, J., Cadigan, K.M., Patel, S.R., Dressler, G.R. (2009) Drosophila ptip is essential for anterior/posterior patterning in development and interacts with the PcG and trxG pathways. Development. 136:1929-1938.

  19. Kim, D., Patel, S.R., Xiao, H., Dressler, G.R. (2009) The role of PTIP in maintaining embryonic stem cell pluripotency. Stem Cells. 27:1516-1523.

  20. Wu, J., Prindle, M.J., Dressler, G.R., Yu, X. (2009) PTIP regulates 53BP1 and SMC1 at the DNA damage sites. J Biol Chem. 284:18078-18084.

  21. Dressler, GR. (2009) The specification and maintenance of renal cell types by epigenetic factors. Organogenesis. 5:73-82.

  22. Dressler, G.R. (2009) Advances in early kidney specification, development and patterning. Development. 136:863-3874.

  23. Dressler, G.R. (2010) Turning the page on epigenetic bookmarks. Dev Cell. 18:4-5.

  24. Monte, N.M., Webster, K.A., Neuberg, D., Dressler, G.R. and Mutter, G.L. (2010) Interaction of PAX2 and PTEN drive emergence of endometrial precancers from a preclinical latent phase.  Cancer Res. In press.

  25. Lefevre, G.M., Patel, S.R., Kim, D., Tessarollo, L. and Dressler, G.R. (2010) Altering the histone methylation pattern in a terminally differentiated cell leads to a chronic disease phenotype.  PLOS Genetics: Submitted.

  26. Daniel, J.A., Santos, M.A., Wang, Z., Zang, C., Jankovic, M., Gazumyan, A., Schwab, K.R., Yamane, A., Filsuf, D., Cho, Y.W., Ge, K., Nussenzweig, M.C., Casellas, R., Dressler, G.R., Zhao, K. and Nussenzweig, A. (2010) PTIP promotes chromatin changes critical for immoglobulin switch recombination. Science: Submitted.

  27. Stein, A.B., Patel, S.R., Jones, T., Day, S.M. and Dressler, G.R. (2010) A role for H3K4 methylation in stabilizing gene expression patterns and physiological function in a terminally differentiated cell type.  Submitted.