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Graduate Program in
Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry & Microbiology

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Demetria Fischesser

Graduate Student- Molkentin Lab

  • B.S.: Bellarmine University

Research/Clinical Interests

Demi is performing her Doctoral Research in the lab of Jeff Molkentin.

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Jennifer A. Schwanekamp, Angela Lorts, Michelle A. Sargent, Allen J. York, Kelly M. Grimes, Demetria M. Fischesser, Jason J. Gokey, Jeffrey A. Whitsett, Simon J. Conway, Jeffery D. Molkentin 2017. TGFBI functions similar to periostin but is uniquely dispensable during cardiac injury PLoS ONE , 12 7,

NP Azouz, JM Caldwell, LM Ray, M Rochman, DM Fischesser, MK Mingler, EM Stucke, M Eilerman, A Maddox, T Wen, JT Kuhl, JM Biagini Myers, VA Mukkada, PE Putnam, GK Khurana Hershey, LC Kottyan, LJ Martin, and ME Rothenberg 2016. Loss of Esophageal Epithelial SPINK7 Unleashes Proteases, Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines, and Impairment in Cellular Barrier and Differentiation. Science Translational Medicine. , 10 444,

Karch, Jason; Kanisicak, Onur; Brody, Matthew J; Sargent, Michelle A; Michael, Demetria M; Molkentin, Jeffery D 2015. Necroptosis Interfaces with MOMP and the MPTP in Mediating Cell Death. PloS one, 10 6, e0130520