Agnieszka Balkowiec

Associate Professor

  • 1104 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
19922015
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Research Output 1992 2015

  • 1104 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cellular mechanisms of activity-dependent BDNF expression in primary sensory neurons

Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Khanjian, R. A. & Balkowiec, A., Dec 3 2015, In : Neuroscience. 310, p. 665-673 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Sensory Receptor Cells
Nodose Ganglion
Neurons
Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blockers
2014
18 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneous intracellular trafficking dynamics of brain-derived neurotrophic factor complexes in the neuronal soma revealed by single quantum dot tracking

Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Krueger, W., Jacob, T., Ramunno-Johnson, D., Balkowiec, A., Lidke, K. A. & Vu, T. T., Apr 14 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 4, e95113.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantum dots
Quantum Dots
neurotrophins
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Carisoprodol
2013
11 Citations (Scopus)

Upregulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in nodose ganglia and the lower brainstem of hypertensive rats

Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Jenkins, V. K., Hsieh, H. Y., Brown, A. L., Page, M. P., Brooks, V. & Balkowiec, A., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 91, 2, p. 220-229 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nodose Ganglion
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Brain Stem
Up-Regulation
Pressoreceptors
2012
9 Citations (Scopus)

Acute intermittent hypoxia-induced expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor is disrupted in the brainstem of methyl-CpG-binding protein 2 null mice

Vermehren-Schmaedick, A., Jenkins, V. K., Knopp, S. J., Balkowiec, A. & Bissonnette, J. M., Mar 29 2012, In : Neuroscience. 206, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Brain Stem
Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein 2
Pons
Proteins
12 Citations (Scopus)
Solitary Nucleus
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Neuroglia
Brain Stem
Cues
2011
51 Citations (Scopus)

Tumor necrosis factor-α increases brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in trigeminal ganglion neurons in an activity-dependent manner

Bałkowiec-Iskra, E., Vermehren-Schmaedick, A. & Balkowiec, A., Apr 28 2011, In : Neuroscience. 180, p. 322-333 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Ganglion
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha
Neurons
Exons
2010
20 Citations (Scopus)

Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids are endogenous regulators of vasoactive neuropeptide release from trigeminal ganglion neurons

Iliff, J., Fairbanks, S. L., Balkowiec, A. & Alkayed, N., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 115, 6, p. 1530-1542 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Ganglion
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
Neuropeptides
Neurons
Acids
18 Citations (Scopus)

Nitric oxide regulates BDNF release from nodose ganglion neurons in a pattern-dependent and cGMP-independent manner

Hsieh, H. Y., Robertson, C. L., Vermehren-Schmaedick, A. & Balkowiec, A., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 88, 6, p. 1285-1297 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nodose Ganglion
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Nitric Oxide
Neurons
Pressoreceptors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel approaches to studying activity-dependent regulation of neurotrophins and neuropeptides in sensory pathways from orofacial tissues

Balkowiec, A. & Balkowiec-Iskra, E., 2010, Informatics in Oral Medicine: Advanced Techniques in Clinical and Diagnostic Technologies. IGI Global, p. 46-62 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nerve Growth Factors
Neuropeptides
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Neurons
32 Citations (Scopus)

Tooth pulp inflammation increases brain-derived neurotrophic factor expression in rodent trigeminal ganglion neurons

Tarsa, L., Bałkowiec-Iskra, E., Kratochvil, F. J., Jenkins, V. K., McLean, A., Brown, A. L., Smith, J., Baumgartner, J. C. & Balkowiec, A., Jun 2010, In : Neuroscience. 167, 4, p. 1205-1215 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Ganglion
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Rodentia
Tooth
Inflammation
2009
31 Citations (Scopus)

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in arterial baroreceptor pathways: Implications for activity-dependent plasticity at baroafferent synapses

Martin, J. L., Jenkins, V. K., Hsieh, H. Y. & Balkowiec, A., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 108, 2, p. 450-464 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pressoreceptors
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Synapses
Plasticity
Neurons
11 Citations (Scopus)

Nerve growth factor regulates synaptophysin expression in developing trigeminal ganglion neurons in vitro

Tarsa, L. & Balkowiec, A., Feb 2009, In : Neuropeptides. 43, 1, p. 47-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Ganglion
Synaptophysin
Nerve Growth Factor
Neurons
Synaptic Vesicles
2008
15 Citations (Scopus)

Endomorphin-2 is released from newborn rat primary sensory neurons in a frequency- and calcium-dependent manner

Scanlin, H. L., Carroll, E. A., Jenkins, V. K. & Balkowiec, A., May 2008, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 27, 10, p. 2629-2642 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensory Receptor Cells
Calcium
Nodose Ganglion
Spinal Ganglia
Neurons
2006
75 Citations (Scopus)

Calcitonin gene-related peptide enhances release of native brain-derived neurotrophic factor from trigeminal ganglion neurons

Buldyrev, I., Tanner, N. M., Hsieh, H. Y., Dodd, E. G., Nguyen, L. T. & Balkowiec, A., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Neurochemistry. 99, 5, p. 1338-1350 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trigeminal Ganglion
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Neurons
Nociceptors
2002
285 Citations (Scopus)

Cellular mechanisms regulating activity-dependent release of native brain-derived neurotrophic factor from hippocampal neurons

Balkowiec, A. & Katz, D. M., Dec 1 2002, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 22, 23, p. 10399-10407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Neurons
Calcium
N-Type Calcium Channels
Long-Term Potentiation
2000
258 Citations (Scopus)

Activity-dependent release of endogenous brain-derived neurotrophic factor from primary sensory neurons detected by ELISA in situ

Balkowiec, A. & Katz, D. M., Oct 1 2000, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 20, 19, p. 7417-7423 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Sensory Receptor Cells
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Electric Stimulation
Nodose Ganglion
72 Citations (Scopus)

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor acutely inhibits AMPA-mediated currents in developing sensory relay neurons

Balkowiec, A., Kunze, D. L. & Katz, D. M., Mar 1 2000, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 20, 5, p. 1904-1911 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alpha-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic Acid
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Sensory Receptor Cells
Solitary Nucleus
Neurons
1998
73 Citations (Scopus)

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor is required for normal development of the central respiratory rhythm in mice

Balkowiec, A. & Katz, D. M., Jul 15 1998, In : Journal of Physiology. 510, 2, p. 527-533 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Respiratory Insufficiency
Respiration
Alleles
Respiratory Burst
1997
19 Citations (Scopus)

New insights into the ontogeny of breathing from genetically engineered mice

Katz, D. M. & Balkowiec, A., 1997, In : Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine. 3, 6, p. 433-439 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiration
Genes
Genetic Techniques
Neural Pathways
Respiratory Muscles
1995
33 Citations (Scopus)

Functional classification of afferent phrenic nerve fibres and diaphragmatic receptors in cats

Balkowiec, A., Kukula, K. & Szulczyk, P., 1995, In : Journal of Physiology. 483, 3, p. 759-768 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phrenic Nerve
Diaphragm
Nerve Fibers
Cats
Tendons
2 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of postganglionic sympathetic fibers isolated from the right recurrent laryngeal nerve

Balkowiec, A. & Szulczyk, P., 1995, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 79, 2, p. 594-599 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postganglionic Sympathetic Fibers
Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve
Periodicity
Neurons
Chloralose
1994
7 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of morphine on the activity of low-threshold visceral mechanoreceptors in cats with acute pericarditis

Balkowiec, A., Kukuła, K. & Szulczyk, P., 1994, In : Pain. 59, 2, p. 251-259 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanoreceptors
Pericarditis
Morphine
Cats
Thorax
1993
6 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary chemoreflex and phrenic sympathetic efferents

Balkowiec, A. & Szulxzyk, P., 1993, In : Respiration Physiology. 94, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diaphragm
Phrenic Nerve
Neurons
Lung
Vagotomy
14 Citations (Scopus)

Reflex carotid body chemoreceptor control of phrenic sympathetic neurons

Balkowiec, A., Revenko, S. & Szulczyk, P., 1993, In : Respiration Physiology. 92, 1, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Body
Diaphragm
Phrenic Nerve
Reflex
Neurons
1992
20 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of postganglionic sympathetic neurons with axons in phrenic nerve

Balkowiec, A. & Szulczyk, P., 1992, In : Respiration Physiology. 88, 3, p. 323-331 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phrenic Nerve
Axons
Neurons
Diaphragm
Stellate Ganglion
9 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of postganglionic sympathetic neurons with axons in the right thoracic vagus

Balkowiec, A. & Szulczyk, P., 1992, In : Neuroscience. 48, 1, p. 159-167 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axons
Thorax
Neurons
Carotid Sinus
Chloralose