This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by researchers in the lab of Charles P. Emerson, Jr., Ph.D., in the University of Massachusetts Medical School Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center for FSHD.

Follow

Publications from 2016

PDF

Morpholino-mediated Knockdown of DUX4 Toward Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy Therapeutics, Jennifer C. J. Chen, Oliver D. King, Yuanfan Zhang, Nicholas P. Clayton, Carrie Spencer, Bruce M. Wentworth, Charles P. Emerson Jr., and Kathryn R. Wagner (Molecular therapy : the journal of the American Society of Gene Therapy)

Publications from 2015

PDF

Individual epigenetic status of the pathogenic D4Z4 macrosatellite correlates with disease in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, Takako I. Jones, Oliver D. King, Charis L. Himeda, Sachiko Homma, Jennifer C. J. Chen, Mary Lou. Beermann, Chi Yan, Charles P. Emerson Jr., Jeffrey B. Miller, Kathryn R. Wagner, and Peter L. Jones

Link

Howard Holtzer -- developmental and cell biologist 1922-2014, Frank E. Stockdale, Joseph W. Sanger, and Charles P. Emerson Jr.

Publications from 2014

Link

Tom D. Humphreys II: a pioneer of molecular embryology, Bruce P. Brandhorst and Charles P. Emerson Jr.

Link

A new role for Hedgehogs in juxtacrine signaling, Christopher A. Pettigrew, Eva Asp, and Charles P. Emerson Jr.

Link

A new role for Hedgehogs in juxtacrine signaling, Christopher A. Pettigrew, Eva Asp, and Charles P. Emerson Jr.

Link

Human skeletal muscle xenograft as a new preclinical model for muscle disorders, Yuanfan Zhang, Oliver D. King, Fedik Rahimov, Takako I. Jones, Christopher W. Ward, Jaclyn P. Kerr, Naili Liu, Charles P. Emerson Jr., Louis M. Kunkel, Terence A. Partridge, and Kathryn R. Wagner

Publications from 2013

PDF

Analysis of Myogenic and Candidate Disease Biomarkers in FSHD Muscle Cells, Jennifer C. J. Chen; Takako I. Jones; Oliver D. King; Kendal Hanger; Fedik Rahimov; Sachiko Homma; Mary Lou Beermann; Genila M. Bibat; Jeffrey B. Miller; Louise M. Kunkel; Kathryn R. Wagner; Peter L. Jones; and Charles P. Emerson, Jr.

PDF

Pax3 synergizes with Gli2 and Zic1 in transactivating the Myf5 epaxial somite enhancer, Charis Himeda, Marietta V. Barro, and Charles P. Emerson Jr.

PDF

Epigenetic variability is a modifier of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, Takako I. Jones; Chia-Yun Sun; Celine Debarnot; Charis Himeda; Charles P. Emerson, Jr.; and Peter L. Jones

Link

Telomere position effect regulates DUX4 in human facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, Guido Stadler, Fedik Rahimov, Oliver D. King, Jennifer C. J. Chen, Jerome D. Robin, Kathryn R. Wagner, Jerry W. Shay, Charles P. Emerson Jr., and Woodring E. Wright

PDF

Dux4 Target Gene Expression in Mouse Muscle Transplanted with Muscle Cells from FSHD Patients, James A. Windelborn and Charles P. Emerson, Jr.

PDF

Immortalized myogenic cells from congenital muscular dystrophy type1A patients recapitulate aberrant caspase activation in pathogenesis: a new tool for MDC1A research, Soonsang Yoon, Guido Stadler, Mary Lou Beermann, Eric V. Schmidt, James A. Windelborn, Peter Schneiderat, Woodring E. Wright, and Jeffrey Boone Miller

Publications from 2012

Link

Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy: Unraveling the Mysteries of a Complex Epigenetic Disease, Charis Himeda and Charles P. Emerson, Jr.

Link

Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy family studies of DUX4 expression: evidence for disease modifiers and a quantitative model of pathogenesis, Takako I. Jones; Jennifer Cj Chen; Fedik Rahimov; Sachiko Homma; Patricia Arashiro; Mary Lou Beermann; Oliver D. King; Jeffrey Boone Miller; Louis M. Kunkel; Charles P. Emerson, Jr.; Kathryn R. Wagner; and Peter L. Jones

Link

Transcriptional profiling in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy to identify candidate biomarkers, Fedik Rahimov, Oliver D. King, Doris G. Leung, Genila M. Bibat, Charles P. Emerson Jr., Louis M. Kunkel, and Kathryn R. Wagner

Publications from 2011

Link

A unique library of myogenic cells from facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy subjects and unaffected relatives: family, disease and cell function, Sachiko Homma; Jennifer Cj Chen; Fedik Rahimov; Mary Lou Beermann; Kendal Hanger; Genila M. Bibat; Kathryn R. Wagner; Louis M. Kunkel; Charles P. Emerson, Jr.; and Jeffrey Boone Miller

Link

A role for Zic1 and Zic2 in Myf5 regulation and somite myogenesis, Hua Pan, Marcus K. Gustafsson, Jun Aruga, John J. Tiedken, Jennifer C. J. Chen, and Charles P. Emerson Jr.

Link

Gene expression profiling of skeletal muscles treated with a soluble activin type IIB receptor, Fedik Rahimov, Oliver D. King, Leigh C. Warsing, Rachel E. Powell, Charles P. Emerson Jr., Louis M. Kunkel, and Kathryn R. Wagner

Link

Gene expression profiling of skeletal muscles treated with a soluble activin type IIB receptor, Fedik Rahimov; Oliver D. King; Leigh C. Warsing; Rachel E. Powell; Charles P. Emerson, Jr.; Louis M. Kunkel; and Kathryn R. Wagner

PDF

Establishment of clonal myogenic cell lines from severely affected dystrophic muscles - CDK4 maintains the myogenic population, Guido Stadler; Jennifer Cj Chen; Kathryn Wagner; Jerome D. Robin; Jerry W. Shay; Charles P. Emerson, Jr.; and Woodring E. Wright