Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology

Chris Drake

Christopher J. Drake, Ph.D.


BA History Jacksonville Univ. 1969
BA Biology Univ. of Massachusetts 1977
PhD Cell Biology Medical University of South Carolina 1995

Research Activity:

Molecular and cellular interactions in blood vessel development.

Recent Publications:

  1. Gentile, C., R. C. Muise-Helmericks and C. J. Drake. "Vegf-Mediated Phosphorylation of Enos Regulates Angioblast and Embryonic Endothelial Cell Proliferation." Dev Biol 373, no. 1 (2013): 163-75 [PMID: 23103584]
  2. Hajdu, Z., S. J. Romeo, P. A. Fleming, R. R. Markwald, R. P. Visconti and C. J. Drake. "Recruitment of Bone Marrow-Derived Valve Interstitial Cells Is a Normal Homeostatic Process." J Mol Cell Cardiol 51, no. 6 (2011): 955-65 [PMID: 21871458]
  3. Fleming, P. A., W. S. Argraves, C. Gentile, A. Neagu, G. Forgacs and C. J. Drake. "Fusion of Uniluminal Vascular Spheroids: A Model for Assembly of Blood Vessels." Dev Dyn 239, no. 2 (2010): 398-406 [PMID: 19918756]
  4. Mironov, V., R. P. Visconti, V. Kasyanov, G. Forgacs, C. J. Drake and R. R. Markwald. "Organ Printing: Tissue Spheroids as Building Blocks." Biomaterials 30, no. 12 (2009): 2164-74 [PMID: 19176247]
  5. Cooley, M. A., C. B. Kern, V. M. Fresco, A. Wessels, R. P. Thompson, T. C. McQuinn, W. O. Twal, C. H. Mjaatvedt, C. J. Drake and W. S. Argraves. "Fibulin-1 Is Required for Morphogenesis of Neural Crest-Derived Structures." Dev Biol 319, no. 2 (2008): 336-45 [PMID: 18538758]
  6. Franks, T. J., T. V. Colby, W. D. Travis, R. M. Tuder, H. Y. Reynolds, A. R. Brody, W. V. Cardoso, R. G. Crystal, C. J. Drake, J. Engelhardt, M. Frid, E. Herzog, R. Mason, S. H. Phan, S. H. Randell, M. C. Rose, T. Stevens, J. Serge, M. E. Sunday, J. A. Voynow, B. M. Weinstein, J. Whitsett and M. C. Williams. "Resident Cellular Components of the Human Lung: Current Knowledge and Goals for Research on Cell Phenotyping and Function." Proc Am Thorac Soc 5, no. 7 (2008): 763-6 [PMID: 18757314]
  7. Gentile, C., P. A. Fleming, V. Mironov, K. M. Argraves, W. S. Argraves and C. J. Drake. "Vegf-Mediated Fusion in the Generation of Uniluminal Vascular Spheroids." Dev Dyn 237, no. 10 (2008): 2918-25 [PMID: 18816835]
  8. Minamiguchi, H., F. Ishikawa, P. A. Fleming, S. Yang, C. J. Drake, J. R. Wingard and M. Ogawa. "Transplanted Human Cord Blood Cells Generate Amylase-Producing Pancreatic Acinar Cells in Engrafted Mice." Pancreas 36, no. 2 (2008): e30-5 [PMID: 18376297]
  9. Drake, C. J., P. A. Fleming and W. S. Argraves. "The Genetics of Vasculogenesis." Novartis Found Symp 283, (2007): 61-71; discussion 71-6, 238-41 [PMID: 18300414]
  10. Drake, C. J., A. Wessels, T. Trusk and C. D. Little. "Elevated Vascular Endothelial Cell Growth Factor Affects Mesocardial Morphogenesis and Inhibits Normal Heart Bending." Dev Dyn 235, no. 1 (2006): 10-8 [PMID: 16170779]
  11. Ebihara, Y., M. Masuya, A. C. Larue, P. A. Fleming, R. P. Visconti, H. Minamiguchi, C. J. Drake and M. Ogawa. "Hematopoietic Origins of Fibroblasts: Ii. In Vitro Studies of Fibroblasts, Cfu-F, and Fibrocytes." Exp Hematol 34, no. 2 (2006): 219-29 [PMID: 16459190]
  12. LaRue, A. C., M. Masuya, Y. Ebihara, P. A. Fleming, R. P. Visconti, H. Minamiguchi, M. Ogawa and C. J. Drake. "Hematopoietic Origins of Fibroblasts: I. In Vivo Studies of Fibroblasts Associated with Solid Tumors." Exp Hematol 34, no. 2 (2006): 208-18 [PMID: 16459189]
  13. Ogawa, M., A. C. LaRue and C. J. Drake. "Hematopoietic Origin of Fibroblasts/Myofibroblasts: Its Pathophysiologic Implications." Blood 108, no. 9 (2006): 2893-6 [PMID: 16840726]
  14. Smith, B. T., J. C. Mussell, P. A. Fleming, J. L. Barth, D. D. Spyropoulos, M. A. Cooley, C. J. Drake and W. S. Argraves. "Targeted Disruption of Cubilin Reveals Essential Developmental Roles in the Structure and Function of Endoderm and in Somite Formation." BMC Dev Biol 6, (2006): 30 [PMID: 16787536]
  15. Visconti, R. P., Y. Ebihara, A. C. LaRue, P. A. Fleming, T. C. McQuinn, M. Masuya, H. Minamiguchi, R. R. Markwald, M. Ogawa and C. J. Drake. "An in Vivo Analysis of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Potential: Hematopoietic Origin of Cardiac Valve Interstitial Cells." Circ Res 98, no. 5 (2006): 690-6 [PMID: 16456103]
  16. Abe, T., P. A. Fleming, M. Masuya, H. Minamiguchi, Y. Ebihara, C. J. Drake and M. Ogawaa. "Granulocyte/Macrophage Origin of Glomerular Mesangial Cells." Int J Hematol 82, no. 2 (2005): 115-8 [PMID: 16146841]
  17. Anderson-Berry, A., E. A. O'Brien, S. B. Bleyl, A. Lawson, N. Gundersen, D. Ryssman, J. Sweeley, M. J. Dahl, C. J. Drake, G. C. Schoenwolf and K. H. Albertine. "Vasculogenesis Drives Pulmonary Vascular Growth in the Developing Chick Embryo." Dev Dyn 233, no. 1 (2005): 145-53 [PMID: 15765515]
  18. Argraves, W. S. and C. J. Drake. "Genes Critical to Vasculogenesis as Defined by Systematic Analysis of Vascular Defects in Knockout Mice." Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 286, no. 2 (2005): 875-84 [PMID: 16114069]

Complete List

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