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Louis Ragolia

Vascular Biology Institute

Winthrop-Univ. Hospital

222 Station Plaza North

Suite 505-B


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  • Vascular Biology Institute, Winthrop-Univ. Hospital, 222 Station Plaza North, Suite 505-B. 2003 - 2012
  • Diabetes Research Laboratory, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York 11501 and the School of Medicine, USA. 2000 - 2005


  1. Impaired insulin-stimulated myosin phosphatase Rho-interacting protein signaling in diabetic Goto-Kakizaki vascular smooth muscle cells. Lee, J.H., Palaia, T., Ragolia, L. Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. (2012) [Pubmed]
  2. Diminished lipocalin-type prostaglandin D(2) synthase expression in human lung tumors. Ragolia, L., Palaia, T., Hall, C.E., Klein, J., Büyük, A. Lung. Cancer (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D(2) synthase stimulates glucose transport via enhanced GLUT4 translocation. Ragolia, L., Hall, C.E., Palaia, T. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. (2008) [Pubmed]
  4. Post-translational modification regulates prostaglandin D2 synthase apoptotic activity: characterization by site-directed mutagenesis. Ragolia, L., Hall, C.E., Palaia, T. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. (2007) [Pubmed]
  5. Accelerated glucose intolerance, nephropathy, and atherosclerosis in prostaglandin D2 synthase knock-out mice. Ragolia, L., Palaia, T., Hall, C.E., Maesaka, J.K., Eguchi, N., Urade, Y. J. Biol. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. Inhibition of cell cycle progression and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells by prostaglandin D2 synthase: resistance in diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats. Ragolia, L., Palaia, T., Koutrouby, T.B., Maesaka, J.K. Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. (2004) [Pubmed]
  7. Elevated L-PGDS activity contributes to PMA-induced apoptosis concomitant with downregulation of PI3-K. Ragolia, L., Palaia, T., Paric, E., Maesaka, J.K. Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. Prostaglandin D2 synthase inhibits the exaggerated growth phenotype of spontaneously hypertensive rat vascular smooth muscle cells. Ragolia, L., Palaia, T., Paric, E., Maesaka, J.K. J. Biol. Chem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  9. Inhibition of myogenesis by depletion of the glycogen-associated regulatory subunit of protein phosphatase-1 in rat skeletal muscle cells. Ragolia, L., Zuo, Q., Begum, N. J. Biol. Chem. (2000) [Pubmed]
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