Recent Publications

Santos Franco S, De Falco L, Ghaffari S, Brugnara C, Sinclair DA, Mattè A, Iolascon A, Mohandas N, Bertoldi M, An X, Siciliano A, Rimmelé P, Cappellini MD, Michan S, Zoratti E, Janin A, De Franceschi L. Resveratrol accelerates erythroid maturation by activation of FOXO3 and ameliorates anemia in beta-thalassemic mice. 2013. Haematologica. Aug 23

Hubbard BP and Sinclair DA. Measurement of sirtuin enzyme activity using a substrate-agnostic fluorometric nicotinamide assay. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1077:167-77

Sinclair DA. Studying the replicative life span of yeast cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1048:49-63.

Chen J, Michan S, Juan AM, Hurst CG, Hatton CJ, Pei DT, Joyal JS, Evans LP, Cui Z, Stahl A, Sapieha P, Sinclair DA, Smith LE. Neuronal sirtuin1 mediates retinal vascular regeneration in oxygen-induced ischemic retinopathy. Angiogenesis. 2013;16(4):985-92

Sinclair D.A. and Guarente, L. Small molecule activators of sirtuins for the treatment of age-related diseases. Annual Revews Phramacol. Sci. 2013. 54:363-80.

Hubbard and Sinclair, D.A. Small molecule sirtuin activators. J. Experimental Medicine (2013) In press.

Hubbard BP, Sinclair DA. Measurement of sirtuin enzyme activity using a substrate-agnostic fluorometric nicotinamide assay. Methods Mol Biol. 2013, 1077:167-77.

Sinclair D.A. and Guarente, L. Small molecule activators of sirtuins for the treatment of age-related diseases. Annual Revews Pharmacol. Sci. (2013) 54:363-80.

Hubbard and Sinclair, D.A. Small molecule modulators of sirtuins. Trends in Pharmacol Sci (2014), in press.

Michan, S., Juan, A.M., Hurst, C.G., Cui, Z., Evans, L.P., Hatton, C.J., Pei, D.T., Ju, M., Sinclair, D.A., Smith, L.E.H., Chen, J. Sirtuin1 over-expression does not impact retinal vascular and neuronal degeneration in a mouse model of oxygen-induced retinopathy. PLoS One 2013, 9(1):e85031.

Strong R, Miller RA, Astle CM, Baur JA, de Cabo R, Fernandez E, Guo W, Javors M, Kirkland JL, Nelson JF, Sinclair DA, Teter B, Williams D, Zaveri N, Nadon NL, Harrison DE. Evaluation of resveratrol, green tea extract, curcumin, oxaloacetic acid, and medium-chain triglyceride oil on life span of genetically heterogeneous mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 68(1):6-16. PMID: 22451473

Gomes, A.P., Price N.L., Lin A.Y, Moslehi, J., Montgomery, M., Rajman, L., White, J.P., Teodoro, J.S., Wran, C.D., Hubbard, B.P., Mercken, E.M., Palmeira, C., de Cabo, R., Rolo, A.P., Turner, N., Bell, E. and Sinclair, D.A. Declining NAD+ induces a pseudohypoxic state disrupting nuclear-mitochondrial communication during aging. Cell 2013 155(7):1624-38.

Wu, E.W., Gomes, A.P. and Sinclair, D.A. Geroncogenesis: Metabolic changes during aging as a driver of tumorigenesis. 2014. Cancer Cell, 25:12-19 Yoon, C., Ling, A.Y., Isik, M., Lee, D.D., Steinbaugh, M.J., Sack, L., Boduch. A.N., Blackwell, T.B., Sinclair, D.A*, Elledge, S.J.* GLTSCR2/PICT1 links mitochondrial stress and Myc signaling. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2014, in press Haigis, MC, Yanker, B., The aging stress response, Mol Cell. 2010 Oct 22;40(2):333-44. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2010.10.002. Review.

Lipinski MM, Zheng B, Lu T, Yan Z, Py BF, Ng A, Xavier RJ, Li C, Yankner BA, Scherzer CR, Yuan J Genome-wide analysis reveals mechanisms modulating autophagy in normal brain aging and in Alzheimer’s disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Aug 10;107(32):14164-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1009485107. Epub 2010 Jul 26.

Furuya T, Kim M, Lipinski M, Li J, Kim D, Lu T, Shen Y, Rameh L, Yankner B, Tsai LH, Yuan J. Negative regulation of Vps34 by Cdk mediated phosphorylation. Mol Cell. 2010 May 28;38(4):500-11. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2010.05.009.

Bishop NA, Lu T, Yankner BA. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20336135. Nature. 2010 Mar 25;464(7288):529-35. doi: 10.1038/nature08983. Review.

Oberdoerffer P, Michan S, McVay M, Mostoslavsky R, Vann J, Park SK, Hartlerode A, Stegmuller J, Hafner A, Loerch P, Wright SM, Mills KD, Bonni A, Yankner BA, Scully R, Prolla TA, Alt FW, Sinclair DA. SIRT1 redistribution on chromatin promotes genomic stability but alters gene expression during aging. Cell. 2008 Nov 28;135(5):907-18. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2008.10.025.

Jeong SM, Lee A, Lee J, Haigis MC. SIRT4 suppresses tumor formation in genetic models of Myc-induced B cell lymphoma. J Biol Chem. 2013 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Bause AS, Matsui MS, Haigis MC. The Protein Deacetylase SIRT3 Prevents Oxidative Stress-induced Keratinocyte Differentiation. J Biol Chem. 2013 Dec 20;288(51):36484-91. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.472324. Epub 2013 Nov 5.

Laurent G, de Boer VC, Finley LW, Sweeney M, Lu H, Schug TT, Cen Y, Jeong SM, Li X, Sauve AA, Haigis MC. SIRT4 represses peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α activity to suppress hepatic fat oxidation. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Nov;33(22):4552-61. doi: 10.1128/MCB.00087-13. Epub 2013 Sep 16.

Laurent G, German NJ, Saha AK, de Boer VC, Davies M, Koves TR, Dephoure N, Fischer F, Boanca G, Vaitheesvaran B, Lovitch SB, Sharpe AH, Kurland IJ, Steegborn C, Gygi SP, Muoio DM, Ruderman NB, Haigis MC. SIRT4 coordinates the balance between lipid synthesis and catabolism by repressing malonyl CoA decarboxylase. Mol Cell. 2013 Jun 6;50(5):686-98. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2013.05.012.

Yang MH, Laurent G, Bause AS, Spang R, German N, Haigis MC, Haigis KM HDAC6 and SIRT2 regulate the acetylation state and oncogenic activity of mutant K-RAS. Mol Cancer Res. 2013 Sep;11(9):1072-7. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-13-0040-T. Epub 2013 May 30.

Csibi A, Fendt SM, Li C, Poulogiannis G, Choo AY, Chapski DJ, Jeong SM, Dempsey JM, Parkhitko A, Morrison T, Henske EP, Haigis MC, Cantley LC, Stephanopoulos G, Yu J, Blenis J. The mTORC1 pathway stimulates glutamine metabolism and cell proliferation by repressing SIRT4. Cell. 2013 May 9;153(4):840-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.04.023.

Jeong SM, Xiao C, Finley LW, Lahusen T, Souza AL, Pierce K, Li YH, Wang X, Laurent G, German NJ, Xu X, Li C, Wang RH, Lee J, Csibi A, Cerione R, Blenis J, Clish CB, Kimmelman A, Deng CX, Haigis MC. SIRT4 has tumor-suppressive activity and regulates the cellular metabolic response to DNA damage by inhibiting mitochondrial glutamine metabolism. Cancer Cell. 2013 Apr 15;23(4):450-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2013.02.024. Epub 2013 Apr 4.

Son J, Lyssiotis CA, Ying H, Wang X, Hua S, Ligorio M, Perera RM, Ferrone CR, Mullarky E, Shyh-Chang N, Kang Y, Fleming JB, Bardeesy N, Asara JM, Haigis MC, DePinho RA, Cantley LC, Kimmelman AC. Glutamine supports pancreatic cancer growth through a KRAS-regulated metabolic pathway. Nature. 2013 Apr 4;496(7443):101-5. doi: 10.1038/nature12040. Epub 2013 Mar 27. Erratum in: Nature. 2013 Jul 25;499(7459):504.

Lee PC, Dodart JC, Aron L, Finley LW, Bronson RT, Haigis MC, Yankner BA, Harper JW. Altered social behavior and neuronal development in mice lacking the Uba6-Use1 ubiquitin transfer system. Mol Cell. 2013 Apr 25;50(2):172-84. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2013.02.014. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Inuzuka H, Gao D, Finley LW, Yang W, Wan L, Fukushima H, Chin YR, Zhai B, Shaik S, Lau AW, Wang Z, Gygi SP, Nakayama K, Teruya-Feldstein J, Toker A, Haigis MC, Pandolfi PP, Wei W. Acetylation-dependent regulation of Skp2 function. Cell. 2012 Jul 6;150(1):179-93.

Cerletti M, Jang YC, Finley LW, Haigis MC, Wagers AJ. Short-term calorie restriction enhances skeletal muscle stem cell function. Cell Stem Cell. 2012 May 4;10(5):515-9. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2012.04.002.

Garcia-Cao I, Song MS, Hobbs RM, Laurent G, Giorgi C, de Boer VC, Anastasiou D, Ito K, Sasaki AT, Rameh L, Carracedo A, Vander Heiden MG, Cantley LC, Pinton P, Haigis MC, Pandolfi PP. Systemic elevation of PTEN induces a tumor-suppressive metabolic state. Cell. 2012 Mar 30;149(1):49-62. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2012.02.030. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

Finley LW, Lee J, Souza A, Desquiret-Dumas V, Bullock K, Rowe GC, Procaccio V, Clish CB, Arany Z, Haigis MC. Skeletal muscle transcriptional coactivator PGC-1α mediates mitochondrial, but not metabolic, changes during calorie restriction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Feb 21;109(8):2931-6.

Loffredo FS, Steinhauser ML, Jay SM, Gannon J, Pancoast JR, Yalamanchi P, Sinha M, Dall’Osso C, Khong D, Shadrach JL, Miller CM, Singer BS, Stewart A, Psychogios N, Gerszten RE, Hartigan AJ, Kim MJ, Serwold T, Wagers AJ, Lee RT. Growth differentiation factor 11 is a circulating factor that reverses age-related cardiac hypertrophy. Cell. 2013 May 9;153(4):828-39. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2013.04.015.

Cerletti M, Jang YC, Finley LW, Haigis MC, Wagers AJ. Short-term calorie restriction enhances skeletal muscle stem cell function. Cell Stem Cell. 2012 May 4;10(5):515-9. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2012.04.002.

Ruckh JM, Zhao JW, Shadrach JL, van Wijngaarden P, Rao TN, Wagers AJ, Franklin RJ. Rejuvenation of regeneration in the aging central nervous system. Cell Stem Cell. 2012 Jan 6;10(1):96-103. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2011.11.019.

Mayack SR, Shadrach JL, Kim FS, Wagers AJ. Systemic signals regulate ageing and rejuvenation of blood stem cell niches. Nature. 2010 Jan 28;463(7280):495-500. doi: 10.1038/nature08749. Retraction in: Nature. 2010 Oct 14;467(7317):872

Wagers AJ, Conboy IM. Cellular and molecular signatures of muscle regeneration: current concepts and controversies in adult myogenesis. Cell. 2005 Sep 9;122(5):659-67. Review.

Rossi DJ, Bryder D, Zahn JM, Ahlenius H, Sonu R, Wagers AJ, Weissman IL. Cell intrinsic alterations underlie hematopoietic stem cell aging. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jun 28;102(26):9194-9. Epub 2005 Jun 20.

Conboy IM, Conboy MJ, Wagers AJ, Girma ER, Weissman IL, Rando TA. Rejuvenation of aged progenitor cells by exposure to a young systemic environment. Nature. 2005 Feb 17;433(7027):760-4.