Name: Juana Maria Pasquini PhD
Affiliation: Emeritus Professor Biological Chemistry
University of Buenos Aires
Research and Professional Experience
1964-1968:Instructor in Biochemical Pathology. Department of Biochemistry –
1969-1980:Senior Instructor in Biochemical Pathology. Department of Biochemistry.
1969-1981:Assistant Professor in Biochemical Pathology. Department of Biochemistry.
1983-1993: Associate Professor in Biochemical Pathology. Department of Biochemistry
1993:Full Professor. Department of Biological Chemistry.Section on Biochemical Pathology.School de Pharmacy and Biochemistry.University of Buenos Aires.
Other Experience and Professional Memberships
1986-1990: Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry – University of Buenos Aires.
1994:Member of the Editorial Board of Developmental Neuroscience.
1995: Elected Council Member of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience.
2001:Chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the Joint Meeting of the International and American Societies for Neurochemistry
2006:Organizer of the International School of the International Brain Res.
2007:Chairperson of the Committee for the Advancement and Encouragement of Neurochemistry in Latin America (CAENLA). American Society for Neurochemistry
Active Member American Society for Neurochemistry
Active Member Argentine Society for Neurochemistry (founding member).
1971 Faculty Prize – To the best Doctoral Thesis of the year.
1992 National Academy of Science of Buenos Aires Award.
2018Marthe Vogt Award International Soc for Neurochemistry
2018Member of the Latin American Academy of Science.
(Selected from 120 Articles, 180 Abstracts, 8 Book chapters)
Guitart ME, Vence M, Correale J, Pasquini JM, Rosato-Siri MV. Ontogenetic oligodendrocyte maturation through gestational iron deprivation: The road not takenGlia. 2019 Jun 4. doi: 10.1002/glia.23647.
Wies Mancini VSB, Pasquini JM, Correale JD, Pasquini LA. Microglial modulation through colony-stimulating factor-1 receptor inhibition attenuates demyelination.Glia. 2019 ;67:291-308.
Cheli VT, González Santiago DA, Marziali LN, Zamora NN, Guitart ME, Spreuer V, Pasquini JM, Paez PM. The Divalent Metal Transporter 1 (DMT1) is required for iron uptake and normal development of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells.J Neurosci. 2018; 38:9142-9159
Rosato-Siri MV, Marziali L, Guitart ME, Badaracco ME, Puntel M, Pitossi F, Correale J, Pasquini JM. Iron Availability Compromises Not Only Oligodendrocytes But Also Astrocytes and Microglial Cells.Mol Neurobiol.2017 Jan 14.doi:10.1007/s12035-016-0369-2.
The Effects of Prenatal Iron Deficiency and Risperidone Treatment on the Rat Frontal Cortex: A Proteomic Analysis. Farrelly L, Rosato-Siri MV, Föcking M, Codagnone M, Reines A, Dicker P, Wynne K, Farrell M, Cannon M, Cagney G, Pasquini JM, Cotter DR. Proteomics. 2017;17. doi: 10.1002/pmic.201600407.
Combined effects of transferrin and thyroid hormone during oligodendrogenesis In vitro.Marziali LN, Correale J, Garcia CI, Pasquini JM. Glia. 2016;64:1879-91.
Ligand-mediated Galectin-1 endocytosis prevents intraneural H2O2 production promoting F-actin dynamics reactivation and axonal re-growth.Quintá HR, Wilson C, Blidner AG, González-Billault C, Pasquini LA, Rabinovich GA, Pasquini JM.Exp Neurol. 2016 ;283:165-78.
Rinaldi M, Thomas L, Mathieu P, Carabias P, Troncoso MF, Pasquini JM, Rabinovich GA, Pasquini LA. Galectin-1 circumvents lysolecithin-induced demyelination through the modulation of microglial polarization/phagocytosis and oligodendroglial differentiation.Neurobiol Dis. 2016 96:127-143.