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Robert Leven

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentCell and Molecular Medicine
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    My Scopus ID is 6603863247.
    My NIH COMMONS name is RLEVEN.

    My Faculty Profile at Rush University Medical Center:
    https://www.rushu.rush.edu/faculty/robert-leven-phd

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    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Leven+RM

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    Education:
    PhD, University of Pennsylvania


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    1. Wijdicks CA, Virdi AS, Sena K, Sumner DR, Leven RM. Ultrasound enhances recombinant human BMP-2 induced ectopic bone formation in a rat model. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 Oct; 35(10):1629-37. PMID: 19632764.
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    2. Kempton LB, Gonzalez MH, Leven RM, Hughes WF, Beddow S, Santhiraj Y, Archibald SJ, El Hassan B, Shott S, Kerns JM. Assessment of axonal growth into collagen nerve guides containing VEGF-transfected stem cells in matrigel. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2009 Feb; 292(2):214-24. PMID: 19089906.
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    3. Bach HG, Harrison H, El Hassan B, Kempton L, Leven R, Kerns JM, Beddow S, Gonzalez MH. The behavioral and immunological effect of GM-1 ganglioside on nerve root regeneration following C5 nerve root avulsion in a rat model. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2009 Feb; 25(2):97-103. PMID: 18925552.
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    4. Gomez DF, Sant'Anna EF, Leven RM, Ostric SA, Figueroa AA, Royston TJ, Sumner DR, Polley JW. Microstructural and strength evaluation of regenerate tissue during the consolidation period after vertical mandibular ramus distraction. J Craniofac Surg. 2005 Sep; 16(5):805-11. PMID: 16192859.
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    5. De Ranieri A, Virdi AS, Kuroda S, Shott S, Leven RM, Hallab NJ, Sumner DR. Local application of rhTGF-beta2 enhances peri-implant bone volume and bone-implant contact in a rat model. Bone. 2005 Jul; 37(1):55-62. PMID: 15869922.
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    6. Sant'Anna EF, Leven RM, Virdi AS, Sumner DR. Effect of low intensity pulsed ultrasound and BMP-2 on rat bone marrow stromal cell gene expression. J Orthop Res. 2005 May; 23(3):646-52. PMID: 15885487.
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    7. Sena K, Leven RM, Mazhar K, Sumner DR, Virdi AS. Early gene response to low-intensity pulsed ultrasound in rat osteoblastic cells. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2005 May; 31(5):703-8. PMID: 15866420.
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    8. Leven RM, Virdi AS, Sumner DR. Patterns of gene expression in rat bone marrow stromal cells cultured on titanium alloy discs of different roughness. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2004 Sep 01; 70(3):391-401. PMID: 15293312.
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    9. Leven RM. Isolation of primary megakaryocytes and studies of proplatelet formation. Methods Mol Biol. 2004; 272:281-91. PMID: 15226551.
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    10. Sumner DR, Turner TM, Urban RM, Leven RM, Hawkins M, Nichols EH, McPherson JM, Galante JO. Locally delivered rhTGF-beta2 enhances bone ingrowth and bone regeneration at local and remote sites of skeletal injury. J Orthop Res. 2001 Jan; 19(1):85-94. PMID: 11332625.
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    11. Weich NS, Wang A, Fitzgerald M, Neben TY, Donaldson D, Giannotti J, Yetz-Aldape J, Leven RM, Turner KJ. Recombinant human interleukin-11 directly promotes megakaryocytopoiesis in vitro. Blood. 1997 Nov 15; 90(10):3893-902. PMID: 9354656.
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    12. Leven RM, Clark B, Tablin F. Effect of recombinant interleukin-6 and thrombopoietin on isolated guinea pig bone marrow megakaryocyte protein phosphorylation and proplatelet formation. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 1997 Aug; 23(2):252-68. PMID: 9410469.
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    13. Leven RM. Differential regulation of integrin-mediated proplatelet formation and megakaryocyte spreading. J Cell Physiol. 1995 Jun; 163(3):597-607. PMID: 7539814.
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    14. Hunt P, Hokom MM, Wiemann B, Leven RM, Arakawa T. Megakaryocyte proplatelet-like process formation in vitro is inhibited by serum prothrombin, a process which is blocked by matrix-bound glycosaminoglycans. Exp Hematol. 1993 Feb; 21(2):372-81. PMID: 8425575.
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    15. Leven RM, Tablin F. Extracellular matrix stimulation of guinea pig megakaryocyte proplatelet formation in vitro is mediated through the vitronectin receptor. Exp Hematol. 1992 Dec; 20(11):1316-22. PMID: 1283596.
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    16. Dalal KB, Leven RM, Yee T. Lipid and membrane fluidity abnormalities in platelets and megakaryocytes of the hereditary macrothrombocytopenic Wistar Furth rat. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1991 Nov 18; 1070(1):253-8. PMID: 1751531.
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    17. Leven RM, Rodriguez A. Immunomagnetic bead isolation of megakaryocytes from guinea-pig bone marrow: effect of recombinant interleukin-6 on size, ploidy and cytoplasmic fragmentation. Br J Haematol. 1991 Mar; 77(3):267-73. PMID: 2012749.
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    18. Tablin F, Castro M, Leven RM. Blood platelet formation in vitro. The role of the cytoskeleton in megakaryocyte fragmentation. J Cell Sci. 1990 Sep; 97 ( Pt 1):59-70. PMID: 1979559.
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    19. Leven RM, Yee T. Collagenase production by guinea pig megakaryocytes in vitro. Exp Hematol. 1990 Aug; 18(7):743-7. PMID: 2165910.
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    20. Hill RJ, Leven RM, Levin FC, Levin J. The effect of partially purified thrombopoietin on guinea pig megakaryocyte ploidy in vitro. Exp Hematol. 1989 Sep; 17(8):903-7. PMID: 2767183.
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    21. Leven RM, Tablin F. Megakaryocyte and platelet ultrastructure in the Wistar Furth rat. Am J Pathol. 1988 Sep; 132(3):417-26. PMID: 3414775; PMCID: PMC1880760.
    22. Leven RM, Nachmias VT. Microtubule coils occur in intact megakaryocytes. Blood Cells. 1988; 13(3):509-11. PMID: 3382756.
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    23. Leven RM. Megakaryocyte motility and platelet formation. Scanning Microsc. 1987 Dec; 1(4):1701-9. PMID: 3324324.
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    24. Leven RM, Yee MK. Megakaryocyte morphogenesis stimulated in vitro by whole and partially fractionated thrombocytopenic plasma: a model system for the study of platelet formation. Blood. 1987 Apr; 69(4):1046-52. PMID: 3828529.
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    25. Leven RM, Koveleskie J, Nachmias VT. Megakaryocyte motility. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1986; 215:293-300. PMID: 3725783.
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    26. Leven RM, Schick PK, Budzynski AZ. Fibrinogen biosynthesis in isolated guinea pig megakaryocytes. Blood. 1985 Feb; 65(2):501-4. PMID: 3967091.
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    27. Leven RM, Nachmias VT. Alpha-actinin arcs in megakaryocyte spreading. Exp Cell Res. 1984 Jun; 152(2):476-85. PMID: 6373330.
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    28. Leven RM, Gonnella PA, Reeber MJ, Nachmias VT. Platelet shape change and cytoskeletal assembly: effects of pH and monovalent cation ionophores. Thromb Haemost. 1983 Jun 28; 49(3):230-4. PMID: 6683879.
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    29. Leven RM, Mullikin WH, Nachmias VT. Role of sodium in ADP- and thrombin-induced megakaryocyte spreading. J Cell Biol. 1983 May; 96(5):1234-40. PMID: 6404909; PMCID: PMC2112653.
    30. Leven RM, Nachmias VT. Cultured megakaryocytes: changes in the cytoskeleton after ADP-induced spreading. J Cell Biol. 1982 Feb; 92(2):313-23. PMID: 6801061; PMCID: PMC2112064.
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