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Gabriel Corfas, PhD


  • Hedstrom KL, Murtie JC, Albers K, Calcutt NA, Corfas G.Treating small fiber neuropathy by topical application of a small molecule modulator of ligand-induced GFRα/RET receptor signaling.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Feb 11;111(6):2325-30.
  • Xu P, Rosen KM, Hedstrom K, Rey O, Guha S, Hart C, Corfas G.Nerve injury induces glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (gdnf) expression in schwann cells through purinergic signaling and the pkc-pkd pathway.Glia. 2013 Apr 2.
  • Ross SE, Mardinly AR, McCord AE, Zurawski J, Cohen S, Jung C, Hu L, Mok SI, Shah A, Savner EM, Tolias C, Corfas R, Chen S, Inquimbert P, Xu Y, McInnes RR, Rice FL, Corfas G, Ma Q, Woolf CJ, Greenberg ME.Loss of inhibitory interneurons in the dorsal spinal cord and elevated itch in Bhlhb5 mutant mice.Neuron. 2010 Mar 25;65(6):886-98.
  • Koirala S, Corfas G.Identification of novel glial genes by single-cell transcriptional profiling of Bergmann glial cells from mouse cerebellum.PLoS ONE. 2010;5(2):e9198.
  • Koirala S, Jin Z, Piao X, Corfas G.GPR56-regulated granule cell adhesion is essential for rostral cerebellar development.J Neurosci. 2009 Jun 10;29(23):7439-49.
  • Lok J,Sardi SP,Guo S,Besancon E,Ha DM,Rosell A,Kim WJ,Corfas G,Lo EH.Neuregulin-1 signaling in brain endothelial cells.J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2009 Jan;29(1):39-43.
  • Benny O,Fainaru O,Adini A,Cassiola F,Bazinet L,Adini I,Pravda E,Nahmias Y,Koirala S,Corfas G,D'Amato RJ,Folkman J.An orally delivered small-molecule formulation with antiangiogenic and anticancer activity.Nat Biotechnol. 2008 Jul;26(7):799-807.
  • Li S,Jin Z,Koirala S,Bu L,Xu L,Hynes RO,Walsh CA,Corfas G,Piao X.GPR56 regulates pial basement membrane integrity and cortical lamination.J Neurosci. 2008 May 28;28(22):5817-26.
  • Murtie JC, Macklin WB, Corfas G.Morphometric analysis of oligodendrocytes in the adult mouse frontal cortex.J Neurosci Res. 2007 Aug 1;85(10):2080-6.
  • Sugawara M, Murtie JC, Stankovic KM, Liberman MC, Corfas G.Dynamic patterns of neurotrophin 3 expression in the postnatal mouse inner ear.J Comp Neurol. 2007 Mar 1;501(1):30-7.
  • Sardi SP, Murtie J, Koirala S, Patten BA, Corfas G.Presenilin-dependent ErbB4 nuclear signaling regulates the timing of astrogenesis in the developing brain.Cell. 2006 Oct 6;127(1):185-97.
  • Rieff HI, Corfas G.ErbB receptor signalling regulates dendrite formation in mouse cerebellar granule cells in vivo.Eur J Neurosci. 2006 Apr;23(8):2225-9.
  • Patten BA, Sardi SP, Koirala S, Nakafuku M, Corfas G.Notch1 signaling regulates radial glia differentiation through multiple transcriptional mechanisms.J Neurosci. 2006 Mar 22;26(12):3102-8.
  • Chen S, Velardez MO, Warot X, Yu ZX, Miller SJ, Cros D, Corfas G.Neuregulin 1-erbB signaling is necessary for normal myelination and sensory function.J Neurosci. 2006 Mar 22;26(12):3079-86.
  • Ge W, He F, Kim KJ, Blanchi B, Coskun V, Nguyen L, Wu X, Zhao J, Heng JI, Martinowich K, Tao J, Wu H, Castro D, Sobeih MM, Corfas G, Gleeson JG, Greenberg ME, Guillemot F, Sun YE.Coupling of cell migration with neurogenesis by proneural bHLH factors.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jan 31;103(5):1319-24.
  • Sahin M, Greer PL, Lin MZ, Poucher H, Eberhart J, Schmidt S, Wright TM, Shamah SM, O'connell S, Cowan CW, Hu L, Goldberg JL, Debant A, Corfas G, Krull CE, Greenberg ME.Eph-dependent tyrosine phosphorylation of ephexin1 modulates growth cone collapse.Neuron. 2005 Apr 21;46(2):191-204.
  • Borghesani PR, Peyrin JM, Klein R, Rubin J, Carter AR, Schwartz PM, Luster A, Corfas G, Segal RA.BDNF stimulates migration of cerebellar granule cells.Development. 2002 Mar;129(6):1435-42.
  • Mason HA, Ito S, Corfas G.Extracellular signals that regulate the tangential migration of olfactory bulb neuronal precursors: inducers, inhibitors, and repellents.J Neurosci. 2001 Oct 1;21(19):7654-63.
  • Rieff HI, Raetzman LT, Sapp DW, Yeh HH, Siegel RE, Corfas G.Neuregulin induces GABA(A) receptor subunit expression and neurite outgrowth in cerebellar granule cells.J Neurosci. 1999 Dec 15;19(24):10757-66.
  • Elenius K, Corfas G, Paul S, Choi CJ, Rio C, Plowman GD, Klagsbrun M.A novel juxtamembrane domain isoform of HER4/ErbB4. Isoform-specific tissue distribution and differential processing in response to phorbol ester.J Biol Chem. 1997 Oct 17;272(42):26761-8.
  • Rio C, Rieff HI, Qi P, Khurana TS, Corfas G.Neuregulin and erbB receptors play a critical role in neuronal migration.Neuron. 1997 Jul;19(1):39-50.
  • Goodearl AD, Yee AG, Sandrock AW, Corfas G, Fischbach GD.ARIA is concentrated in the synaptic basal lamina of the developing chick neuromuscular junction.J Cell Biol. 1995 Sep;130(6):1423-34.
  • Corfas G, Rosen KM, Aratake H, Krauss R, Fischbach GD.Differential expression of ARIA isoforms in the rat brain.Neuron. 1995 Jan;14(1):103-15.
  • Vartanian T, Corfas G, Li Y, Fischbach GD, Stefansson K.A role for the acetylcholine receptor-inducing protein ARIA in oligodendrocyte development.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Nov 22;91(24):11626-30.
  • Fischbach GD, Aratake H, Corfas G, Falls DL, Goodearl A, Rosen KM.Trophic interactions at developing synapses.Prog Clin Biol Res. 1994;390:173-90.
  • Corfas G, Fischbach GD.The number of Na+ channels in cultured chick muscle is increased by ARIA, an acetylcholine receptor-inducing activity.J Neurosci. 1993 May;13(5):2118-25.
  • Falls DL, Rosen KM, Corfas G, Lane WS, Fischbach GD.ARIA, a protein that stimulates acetylcholine receptor synthesis, is a member of the neu ligand family.Cell. 1993 Mar 12;72(5):801-15.
  • Corfas G, Falls DL, Fischbach GD.ARIA, a protein that stimulates acetylcholine receptor synthesis, also induces tyrosine phosphorylation of a 185-kDa muscle transmembrane protein.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Feb 15;90(4):1624-8.
  • Corfas G, Dudai Y.Morphology of a sensory neuron in Drosophila is abnormal in memory mutants and changes during aging.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Aug 15;88(16):7252-6.
  • Corfas G, Dudai Y.Pharmacological evidence for the involvement of the cAMP cascade in sensory fatigue in Drosophila.J Comp Physiol [A]. 1990 Aug;167(3):437-40.
  • Corfas G, Dudai Y.Adaptation and fatigue of a mechanosensory neuron in wild-type Drosophila and in memory mutants.J Neurosci. 1990 Feb;10(2):491-9.
  • Corfas G, Dudai Y.Habituation and dishabituation of a cleaning reflex in normal and mutant Drosophila.J Neurosci. 1989 Jan;9(1):56-62.
  • Dudai Y, Corfas G, Hazvi S.What is the possible contribution of Ca2+-stimulated adenylate cyclase to acquisition, consolidation and retention of an associative olfactory memory in Drosophila.J Comp Physiol [A]. 1988 Jan;162(1):101-9.
  • Dudai Y, Buxbaum J, Corfas G, Orgad S, Segal D, Sher B, Uzzan A, Zvi S.Defective cAMP metabolism and defective memory in Drosophila.Acta Biochim Biophys Hung. 1986;21(3):177-92.