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Deanna Benson

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Nikitczuk JS, Patil SB, Matikainen-Ankney BA, Scarpa J, Shapiro ML, Benson DL, Huntley GW. N-cadherin regulates molecular organization of excitatory and inhibitory synaptic circuits in adult hippocampus in vivo. Hippocampus 2014 Apr;.

Hsiao K, Bozdagi O, Benson DL. Axonal cap-dependent translation regulates presynaptic p35. Developmental neurobiology 2014 Mar; 74(3).

Sepulveda B, Mesias R, Li X, Yue Z, Benson DL. Short- and long-term effects of LRRK2 on axon and dendrite growth. PLoS One 2013; 8: e61986.

Benson DL, Huntley GW. Synapse adhesion: a dynamic equilibrium conferring stability and flexibility. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2012; 22(4): 397-404.

Mortillo S, Elste A, Ge Y, Patil SB, Hsiao K, Huntley GW, Davis RL, Benson DL. Compensatory redistribution of neuroligins and N-cadherin following deletion of synaptic ß1-integrin. Journal of Comparative Neurology 2012; 520: 2041-2052.

Carcea I, Ma'ayan A, Mesias R, Sepulveda B, Salton SR, Benson DL. Flotillin-mediated endocytic events dictate cell-type specific responses to Semaphorin 3A. Journal of Neuroscience 2010; 30: 15317-15329.

Bozdagi* O, Wang* X, Nikitczuk* JS, Anderson TR, Bloss EG, Radice GL, Zhou Q, Benson* DL, Huntley* GW. Persistence of coordinated LTP and dendritic spine enlargement at mature synapses requires N-cadherin. Journal of Neuroscience 2010; 30: 9984-9989.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Benson did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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