Education and Training
- Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Medical School, 2002
Ahmad, Tariq, Jacob P. Kelly, Robert W. McGarrah, Anne S. Hellkamp, Mona Fiuzat, Jeffrey M. Testani, Teresa S. Wang, et al. “Prognostic Implications of Long-Chain Acylcarnitines in Heart Failure and Reversibility With Mechanical Circulatory Support.” J Am Coll Cardiol 67, no. 3 (January 26, 2016): 291–99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2015.10.079.
Davies, Michael N., Lilja Kjalarsdottir, J Will Thompson, Laura G. Dubois, Robert D. Stevens, Olga R. Ilkayeva, M Julia Brosnan, Timothy P. Rolph, Paul A. Grimsrud, and Deborah M. Muoio. “The Acetyl Group Buffering Action of Carnitine Acetyltransferase Offsets Macronutrient-Induced Lysine Acetylation of Mitochondrial Proteins.” Cell Rep 14, no. 2 (January 12, 2016): 243–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2015.12.030.
Irizarry, Krystal A., James Bain, Merlin G. Butler, Olga Ilkayeva, Michael Muehlbauer, Andrea M. Haqq, and Michael Freemark. “Metabolic profiling in Prader-Willi syndrome and nonsyndromic obesity: sex differences and the role of growth hormone.” Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 83, no. 6 (December 2015): 797–805. https://doi.org/10.1111/cen.12766.
Ferdaoussi, Mourad, Xiaoqing Dai, Mette V. Jensen, Runsheng Wang, Brett S. Peterson, Chao Huang, Olga Ilkayeva, et al. “Isocitrate-to-SENP1 signaling amplifies insulin secretion and rescues dysfunctional β cells.” J Clin Invest 125, no. 10 (October 1, 2015): 3847–60. https://doi.org/10.1172/JCI82498.
Glynn, Erin L., Lucy W. Piner, Kim M. Huffman, Cris A. Slentz, Lorraine Elliot-Penry, Hiba AbouAssi, Phillip J. White, et al. “Impact of combined resistance and aerobic exercise training on branched-chain amino acid turnover, glycine metabolism and insulin sensitivity in overweight humans.” Diabetologia 58, no. 10 (October 2015): 2324–35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-015-3705-6.
Keenan, Melissa M., Beiyu Liu, Xiaohu Tang, Jianli Wu, Derek Cyr, Robert D. Stevens, Olga Ilkayeva, et al. “ACLY and ACC1 Regulate Hypoxia-Induced Apoptosis by Modulating ETV4 via α-ketoglutarate.” Plos Genet 11, no. 10 (October 2015): e1005599. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1005599.
Otsubo, Chikara, Sivakama Bharathi, Radha Uppala, Olga R. Ilkayeva, Dongning Wang, Kevin McHugh, Ye Zou, et al. “Long-chain Acylcarnitines Reduce Lung Function by Inhibiting Pulmonary Surfactant.” J Biol Chem 290, no. 39 (September 25, 2015): 23897–904. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M115.655837.
Seiler, Sarah E., Timothy R. Koves, Jessica R. Gooding, Kari E. Wong, Robert D. Stevens, Olga R. Ilkayeva, April H. Wittmann, et al. “Carnitine Acetyltransferase Mitigates Metabolic Inertia and Muscle Fatigue during Exercise.” Cell Metab 22, no. 1 (July 7, 2015): 65–76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmet.2015.06.003.
Teh, J. T., W. L. Zhu, O. R. Ilkayeva, Y. Li, J. Gooding, P. J. Casey, S. A. Summers, C. B. Newgard, and M. Wang. “Isoprenylcysteine carboxylmethyltransferase regulates mitochondrial respiration and cancer cell metabolism.” Oncogene 34, no. 25 (June 2015): 3296–3304. https://doi.org/10.1038/onc.2014.260.
Zhang, Minsi, Qiong Qiu, Zhizhong Li, Mohit Sachdeva, Hooney Min, Diana M. Cardona, Thomas F. DeLaney, et al. “HIF-1 Alpha Regulates the Response of Primary Sarcomas to Radiation Therapy through a Cell Autonomous Mechanism.” Radiat Res 183, no. 6 (June 2015): 594–609. https://doi.org/10.1667/RR14016.1.