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Bagli Lab

France Fung

Technician (2005-2006)
MMP knockout studies

Present activities: medical school

Selected Recent Publications:
Estrada CR, Adam RM, Eaton SH, Bagli DJ, Freeman MR. Inhibition of EGFR signaling abrogates smooth muscle proliferation resulting from sustained distension of the urinary bladder. Lab Invest. 2006 Oct 16

Aitken, K.J., G. Block, A. Lorenzo, D. Herz, N. Sabha, O. Dessouki, F. Fung, M. Szybowska, L. Craig, and D.J. Bagli, Mechanotransduction of extracellular signal-regulated kinases 1 and 2 mitogen-activated protein kinase activity in smooth muscle is dependent on the extracellular matrix and regulated by matrix metalloproteinases. Am J Pathol, 2006. 169(2): p. 459-70.

Sabha, N., K. Aitken, A.J. Lorenzo, M. Szybowska, A. Jairath, and D.J. Bagli, Matrix metalloproteinase-7 and epidermal growth factor receptor mediate hypoxia-induced extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2 mitogen-activated protein kinase activation and subsequent proliferation in bladder smooth muscle cells. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim, 2006. 42(5): p. 124-33.

Halachmi, S., K.J. Aitken, M. Szybowska, N. Sabha, S. Dessouki, A. Lorenzo, D. Tse, and D.J. Bagli, Role of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) in stretch injury to bladder smooth muscle cells. Cell Tissue Res, 2006. 326(1): p. 149-58.

Brown AL, Ringuette MJ, Prestwich GD, Bagli DJ, Woodhouse KA. Effects of hyaluronan and SPARC on fibroproliferative events assessed in an in vitro bladder acellular matrix model. Biomaterials. 2006 Jul;27(20):3825-35.

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