Donald R. Gerecke, Ph.D.

Co-Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology
Rutgers University

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Recent Publications

Chang, YC, Gordon, MK, Gerecke, DR. Expression of Laminin 332 in Vesicant Skin Injury and Wound Repair. Clin Dermatol (Wilmington). 2018;2 (1):. PubMed PMID:30058002 PubMed Central PMC6063082.

Chang, YC, Soriano, M, Hahn, RA, Casillas, RP, Gordon, MK, Laskin, JD, Gerecke, DR. Expression of cytokines and chemokines in mouse skin treated with sulfur mustard. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2018;355 :52-59. PubMed PMID:29935281 PubMed Central PMC6438172.

Gordon, MK, DeSantis-Rodrigues, A, Hahn, R, Zhou, P, Chang, Y, Svoboda, KK, Gerecke, DR. The molecules in the corneal basement membrane zone affected by mustard exposure suggest potential therapies. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 2016;1378 (1):158-165. PubMed PMID:27737494 PubMed Central PMC5221489.

Composto, GM, Laskin, JD, Laskin, DL, Gerecke, DR, Casillas, RP, Heindel, ND, Joseph, LB, Heck, DE. Mitigation of nitrogen mustard mediated skin injury by a novel indomethacin bifunctional prodrug. Exp. Mol. Pathol. 2016;100 (3):522-31. PubMed PMID:27189522 PubMed Central PMC4947376.

Wohlman, IM, Composto, GM, Heck, DE, Heindel, ND, Lacey, CJ, Guillon, CD, Casillas, RP, Croutch, CR, Gerecke, DR, Laskin, DL, Joseph, LB, Laskin, JD. Mustard vesicants alter expression of the endocannabinoid system in mouse skin. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2016;303 :30-44. PubMed PMID:27125198 PubMed Central PMC4947375.

DeSantis-Rodrigues, A, Chang, YC, Hahn, RA, Po, IP, Zhou, P, Lacey, CJ, Pillai, A, C Young, S, Flowers, RA 2nd, Gallo, MA, Laskin, JD, Gerecke, DR, Svoboda, KK, Heindel, ND, Gordon, MK. ADAM17 Inhibitors Attenuate Corneal Epithelial Detachment Induced by Mustard Exposure. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016;57 (4):1687-98. PubMed PMID:27058125 PubMed Central PMC4829087.

Chang, YC, Wang, JD, Hahn, RA, Gordon, MK, Joseph, LB, Heck, DE, Heindel, ND, Young, SC, Sinko, PJ, Casillas, RP, Laskin, JD, Laskin, DL, Gerecke, DR. Therapeutic potential of a non-steroidal bifunctional anti-inflammatory and anti-cholinergic agent against skin injury induced by sulfur mustard. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2014;280 (2):236-44. PubMed PMID:25127551 PubMed Central PMC4254337.

Joseph, LB, Heck, DE, Cervelli, JA, Composto, GM, Babin, MC, Casillas, RP, Sinko, PJ, Gerecke, DR, Laskin, DL, Laskin, JD. Structural changes in hair follicles and sebaceous glands of hairless mice following exposure to sulfur mustard. Exp. Mol. Pathol. 2014;96 (3):316-27. PubMed PMID:24662110 PubMed Central PMC4120277.

Zheng, R, Po, I, Mishin, V, Black, AT, Heck, DE, Laskin, DL, Sinko, PJ, Gerecke, DR, Gordon, MK, Laskin, JD. The generation of 4-hydroxynonenal, an electrophilic lipid peroxidation end product, in rabbit cornea organ cultures treated with UVB light and nitrogen mustard. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2013;272 (2):345-55. PubMed PMID:23845594 PubMed Central PMC4167050.

Chang, YC, Wang, JD, Svoboda, KK, Casillas, RP, Laskin, JD, Gordon, MK, Gerecke, DR. Sulfur mustard induces an endoplasmic reticulum stress response in the mouse ear vesicant model. Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2013;268 (2):178-87. PubMed PMID:23357548 PubMed Central PMC3768256.

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