Kevin Wright

Assistant Professor

  • 598 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20042019
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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 598 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dystroglycan is a scaffold for extracellular axon guidance decisions

Lindenmaier, L. B., Parmentier, N., Guo, C., Tissir, F. & Wright, K., Feb 13 2019, In : eLife. 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dystroglycans
Scaffolds
Cues
Extracellular Matrix Proteins
Axons

The expanding functional roles and signaling mechanisms of adhesion G protein–coupled receptors

Morgan, R. K., Anderson, G. R., Araç, D., Aust, G., Balenga, N., Boucard, A., Bridges, J. P., Engel, F. B., Formstone, C. J., Glitsch, M. D., Gray, R. S., Hall, R. A., Hsiao, C. C., Kim, H. Y., Knierim, A. B., Kusuluri, D. K., Leon, K., Liebscher, I., Piao, X., Prömel, S. & 12 others, Scholz, N., Srivastava, S., Thor, D., Tolias, K. F., Ushkaryov, Y. A., Vallon, M., Van Meir, E. G., Vanhollebeke, B., Wolfrum, U., Wright, K., Monk, K. & Mogha, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

GTP-Binding Proteins
Adhesion
Education
2018

Cas Adaptor Proteins Coordinate Sensory Axon Fasciculation

Vahedi-Hunter, T. A., Estep, J. A., Rosette, K. A., Rutlin, M. L., Wright, K. & Riccomagno, M. M., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 5996.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Ganglia
Fasciculation
Proteins
Peripheral Nervous System
Cues
3 Citations (Scopus)

Retinal ganglion cell axon sorting at the optic chiasm requires dystroglycan

Clements, R. & Wright, K., Oct 15 2018, In : Developmental Biology. 442, 2, p. 210-219 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystroglycans
Optic Chiasm
Retinal Ganglion Cells
Axons
Extracellular Matrix
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Astrocytes follow ganglion cell axons to establish an angiogenic template during retinal development

O'Sullivan, M. L., Puñal, V. M., Kerstein, P. C., Brzezinski, J. A., Glaser, T., Wright, K. & Kay, J. N., Oct 1 2017, In : GLIA. 65, 10, p. 1697-1716 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ganglia
Astrocytes
Axons
Retinal Ganglion Cells
Retina
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dystroglycan maintains inner limiting membrane integrity to coordinate retinal development

Clements, R., Turk, R., Campbell, K. P. & Wright, K., Aug 30 2017, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 37, 35, p. 8559-8574 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystroglycans
Membranes
Neuroepithelial Cells
Neuronal Plasticity
Muscular Dystrophies
2014
44 Citations (Scopus)

The glucuronyltransferase B4GAT1 is required for initiation of LARGE-mediated α-dystroglycan functional glycosylation

Willer, T., Inamori, K. I., Venzke, D., Harvey, C., Morgensen, G., Hara, Y., Beltrán Valero de Bernabé, D., Yu, L., Wright, K. & Campbell, K. P., 2014, In : eLife. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystroglycans
Glycosylation
Glucuronosyltransferase
Xylose
Ligands
2012
96 Citations (Scopus)

Dystroglycan Organizes Axon Guidance Cue Localization and Axonal Pathfinding

Wright, K., Lyon, K. A., Leung, H., Leahy, D. J., Ma, L. & Ginty, D. D., Dec 6 2012, In : Neuron. 76, 5, p. 931-944 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dystroglycans
Cues
Nervous System
Glycosylation
Basement Membrane
62 Citations (Scopus)

Gdnf Activates Midline Repulsion by Semaphorin3B via NCAM during Commissural Axon Guidance

Charoy, C., Nawabi, H., Reynaud, F., Derrington, E., Bozon, M., Wright, K., Falk, J., Helmbacher, F., Kindbeiter, K. & Castellani, V., Sep 20 2012, In : Neuron. 75, 6, p. 1051-1066 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural Cell Adhesion Molecules
Axons
Semaphorins
Growth Cones
Calpain
2010
123 Citations (Scopus)

Sec24b selectively sorts Vangl2 to regulate planar cell polarity during neural tube closure

Merte, J., Jensen, D., Wright, K., Sarsfield, S., Wang, Y., Schekman, R. & Ginty, D. D., Jan 2010, In : Nature Cell Biology. 12, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Polarity
Neural Tube
Neural Tube Defects
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Transport Vesicles
2007
34 Citations (Scopus)

Apoptosome dependent caspase-3 activation pathway is non-redundant and necessary for apoptosis in sympathetic neurons

Wright, K., Vaughn, A. E. & Deshmukh, M., Mar 2007, In : Cell Death and Differentiation. 14, 3, p. 625-633 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apoptosomes
Caspase 3
Apoptosis
Neurons
Nerve Growth Factor
35 Citations (Scopus)

Chromatin modification of Apaf-1 restricts the apoptotic pathway in mature neurons

Wright, K., Smith, M. I., Farrag, L. & Deshmukh, M., Dec 3 2007, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 179, 5, p. 825-832 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromatin
Neurons
Apoptosis
Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins
Cytochromes c
51 Citations (Scopus)

Differential Apaf-1 levels allow cytochrome c to induce apoptosis in brain tumors but not in normal neural tissues

Johnson, C. E., Huang, Y. Y., Parrish, A. B., Smith, M. I., Vaughn, A. E., Zhang, Q., Wright, K., Van Dyke, T., Wechsler-Reya, R. J., Kornbluth, S. & Deshmukh, M., Dec 26 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104, 52, p. 20820-20825 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytochromes c
Brain Neoplasms
Apoptosis
Medulloblastoma
Brain
2006
43 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced sensitivity to cytochrome c-induced apoptosis mediated by PHAPI in breast cancer cells

Schafer, Z. T., Parrish, A. B., Wright, K., Margolis, S. S., Marks, J. R., Deshmukh, M. & Kornbluth, S., Feb 15 2006, In : Cancer Research. 66, 4, p. 2210-2218 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytochromes c
Apoptosis
Breast Neoplasms
Apoptosomes
Caspase 9
28 Citations (Scopus)

Restricting apoptosis for postmitotic cell survival and its relevance to cancer

Wright, K. & Deshmukh, M., Aug 1 2006, In : Cell Cycle. 5, 15, p. 1616-1620 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Survival
Cells
Apoptosis
Mammals
Neurons
2004
68 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased apoptosome activity with neuronal differentiation sets the threshold for strict IAP regulation of apoptosis

Wright, K., Linhoff, M. W., Potts, P. R. & Deshmukh, M., Oct 25 2004, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 167, 2, p. 303-313 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Apoptosomes
Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins
Apoptosis
PC12 Cells
Caspases