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Valerie Salazar

  • PhD
  • Lab Head
  • Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
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Research interests

Musculoskeletal BiologyCartilageBoneTendonBMPWntGastrointestinal BiologyCancerSignaling in Development and DiseaseTranscriptional Control of Development and Disease

About

-Tendon Repair and Regeneration- Molecular, cell, and in vivo biologist interested in understanding how developmental programs can be utilized to control disease pathogenesis or induce tissue repair & regeneration. Focus Areas • Transcriptional control of cell fate or disease • Cell signaling • Musculoskeletal lineages • Genetic and pharmacological approaches in vivo

Groups

Co-authors (43)

  • Marcus Watkins
  • sergio vaira
  • Steven Pregizer
  • Eugene Plavskin
  • Kushal Suryamohan

Publications (5)

  • Loss of BMPR2 leads to high bone mass due to increased osteoblast activity

    • Lowery J
    • Intini G
    • Gamer L
    • et al.
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  • Postnatal ablation of osteoblast Smad4 enhances proliferative responses to canonical Wnt signaling through interactions with β-catenin.

    • Salazar V
    • Zarkadis N
    • Huang L
    • et al.
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  • The pro-osteogenic action of beta-catenin requires interaction with BMP signaling, but not Tcf/Lef transcriptional activity.

    • Salazar V
    • Mbalaviele G
    • Civitelli R
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  • Beta-catenin and BMP-2 synergize to promote osteoblast differentiation and new bone formation.

    • Mbalaviele G
    • Sheikh S
    • Stains J
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  • Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition with celecoxib enhances antitumor efficacy and reduces diarrhea side effect of CPT-11.

    • Trifan O
    • Durham W
    • Salazar V
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Professional experience

Lab Head

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

October 2017 - Present

Research Fellow

Universitat Zurich

January 2017 - September 2017(8 months)

Research Fellow

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

September 2012 - June 2017(5 years)

Education

PhD

Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis

August 2004 - August 2011(7 years)