• Meet Mitra Lavasani, PhD

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    Selected Publications

    Ovarian transcriptome associated with reproductive senescence in the long-living Ames dwarf mice.

    Author information: (1)Faculdade de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brazil; College of Medicine, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA. Electronic address: augusto.schneider@ufpel.edu.br. (2)Center for Pharmacogenomics, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA. (3)Faculdade de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brazil. (4)College of Medicine, Burnett School…

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    mTOR signaling plays a critical role in the defects observed in muscle-derived stem/progenitor cells isolated from a murine model of accelerated aging.

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    Biologic strategies to improve nerve regeneration after peripheral nerve repair.

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