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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Recent Publications from the Panjwani Lab

Chen WS, Cao Z, Leffler H, Nilsson UJ, Panjwani N. 2017. Galectin-3 inhibition by a small-molecule inhibitor reduces both pathological corneal neovascularization and fibrosis. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci. 58: 9-20.  Abstract

Chen WS, Cao Z, Sugaya S, Lopez MJ, Sendra VG, Laver N, Leffler H, Nilsson UJ, Fu J, Song J, Xia L, Hamrah P, Panjwani N. 2016. Pathological lymphangiogenesis is modulated by galectin-8-dependent crosstalk between podoplanin and integrin-associated VEGFR-3. Nat Commun. 7: 11302. Abstract

Chen WS, Cao Z, Krishnan C, Panjwani N. 2015. Verteporfin without light stimulation inhibits YAP activation in trabecular meshwork cells: Implications for glaucoma treatment. Biochim Biophys Res Commun. 466: 221-225. Abstract

Sampson JF, Suryawanshi A, Chen WS, Rabinovich GA, Panjwani N. 2015. Galectin-8 promotes regulatory T-cell differentiation by modulating IL-2 and TGFβ signaling. Immunol Cell Biol. 94: 213-219.   Abstract

Sampson JF, Hasegawa E, Mulki L, Suryawanshi A, Jiang S, Chen WS, Rabinovich GA, Connor KM, Panjwani N. 2015. Galectin-8 ameliorates murine autoimmune ocular pathology and promotes a regulatory T cell response. PLoS One 10: e130772.  Abstract

Sugaya S, Chen WS, Cao Z, Kenyon KR, Yamaguchi T, Omoto M, Hamrah P, Panjwani N. 2015. Comparison of galectin expression signatures in rejected and accepted murine corneal allografts. Cornea 34: 675-681. Abstract

Chen W, Cao Z, Truong L, Sugaya S, Panjwani N. 2015. Fingerprinting of galectins in normal, P. aeruginosa-infected and chemically burned mouse corneas. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 56: 515-525. Abstract

Suryawanshi A, Cao Z, Sampson JF, Panjwani N. 2015. IL-17A-mediated protection against Acanthamoeba keratitis. J Immunol. 194: 650-663. Abstract

Panjwani N. 2014. Role of galectins in re-epithelialization of wounds. Ann Transl Med.2: 89. Abstract

Cao Z, Saravanan C, Chen WS, Panjwani N. 2014. Examination of the role of galectins in cell migration and re-epithelialization of wounds. Methods Mol Biol. 1207:317-326. Abstract

Markowska AI, Cao Z, Panjwani N. 2014. Glycobiology of ocular angiogenesis. Glycobiology 24: 1275-1282. Abstract

Suryawanshi A, Cao Z, Thitiprasert T, Zaidi TS, Panjwani N. 2013. Galectin-1-mediated suppression of Pseudomonas aeruginosa-induced corneal immunopathology. J Immunol. 190: 6397-6409. Abstract

Diskin S, Chen WS, Cao Z, Gyawali S, Gong H, Soza A, González A, Panjwani N. 2012. Galectin-8 promotes cytoskeletal rearrangement in trabecular meshwork cells through activation of Rho signaling. PLoS One 7: e44400. Abstract