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David W. Anderson, PhD

David W. Anderson, PhD

Contact Dr. Anderson

1020 Locust Street
568 Alumni Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-8827
(215) 923-3808 fax

Research and Clinical Interests

Epigenetic Control of Cognition, Developmental neurotoxicology following environmental exposures to toxins, Fetal basis of adult onset disease in the CNS, Parkinson’s Disease.


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Effects of low level lead exposure on associative learning and memory in the rat: Influences of sex and developmental timing of exposure
  2. Intermolecular epistasis shaped the function and evolution of an ancient transcription factor and its DNA binding sites
  3. Evolution of DNA specificity in a transcription factor family produced a new gene regulatory module
  4. MammaPrint molecular diagnostics on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue
  5. Retinal Pathology detected by optical coherence tomography in an animal model of Parkinson's disease
  6. Genetic diversity influences the response of the brain to developmental lead exposure
  7. Rearing environment, sex and developmental lead exposure modify gene expression in the hippocampus of behaviorally naïve animals
  8. Influence of developmental lead exposure on expression of DNA methyltransferases and methyl cytosine-binding proteins in hippocampus
  9. Sex and rearing condition modify the effects of perinatal lead exposure on learning and memory
  10. Effects of developmental lead exposure on the hippocampal transcriptome: Influences of sex, developmental period, and lead exposure level
  11. Differential effect of postnatal lead exposure on gene expression in the hippocampus and frontal cortex
  12. Prominin-1 localizes to the open rims of outer segment lamellae in xenopus laevis rod and cone photoreceptors
  13. Cancer epigenetics
  14. Sex-based differences in gene expression in hippocampus following postnatal lead exposure
  15. Functional significance of aldehyde dehydrogenase ALDH1A1 to the nigrostriatal dopamine system
  16. Postoperative cervical myelopathy and cord compression associated with the use of recombinant bone morphogenetic protein-2 in posterior cervical decompression, instrumentation, and arthrodesis: A report of two cases
  17. Evolution of the closely related, sex-related genes dm-w and dmrt1 in african clawed frogs (xenopus)
  18. Regulatory evolution of a duplicated heterodimer across species and tissues of allopolyploid clawed frogs (Xenopus)
  19. 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine-induced Mammalian Models of Parkinson's Disease. Potential Uses and Misuses of Acute, Sub-acute, and Chronic Models
  20. Broad neuroprotective profile of nicotinamide in different mouse models of MPTP-induced parkinsonism