Scott Vafai

Mootha Lab


Assistant in Medicine


Publications
    2012
  1. Vafai SB, Mootha VK. Mitochondrial disorders as windows into an ancient organelle. Nature 2012 Nov 15; 491(7424):374-83.

  2. Lieber DS, Vafai SB, Horton LC, Slate NG, Liu S, Borowsky ML, Calvo SE, Schmahmann JD, Mootha VK. Atypical case of Wolfram syndrome revealed through targeted exome sequencing in a patient with suspected mitochondrial disease. BMC Med. Genet. 2012; 13:3.

  3. 2011
  4. Bhalla K, Hwang BJ, Dewi RE, Ou L, Twaddel W, Fang HB, Vafai SB, Vazquez F, Puigserver P, Boros L, Girnun GD. PGC1? promotes tumor growth by inducing gene expression programs supporting lipogenesis. Cancer Res. 2011 Nov 1; 71(21):6888-98.

  5. 2008
  6. Girnun GD, Chen L, Silvaggi J, Drapkin R, Chirieac LR, Padera RF, Upadhyay R, Vafai SB, Weissleder R, Mahmood U, Naseri E, Buckley S, Li D, Force J, McNamara K, Demetri G, Spiegelman BM, Wong KK. Regression of drug-resistant lung cancer by the combination of rosiglitazone and carboplatin. Clin. Cancer Res. 2008 Oct 15; 14(20):6478-86.

  7. Pagliarini DJ, Calvo SE, Chang B, Sheth SA, Vafai SB, Ong SE, Walford GA, Sugiana C, Boneh A, Chen WK, Hill DE, Vidal M, Evans JG, Thorburn DR, Carr SA, Mootha VK. A mitochondrial protein compendium elucidates complex I disease biology. Cell 2008 Jul 11; 134(1):112-23.

  8. 2007
  9. Girnun GD, Naseri E, Vafai SB, Qu L, Szwaya JD, Bronson R, Alberta JA, Spiegelman BM. Synergy between PPARgamma ligands and platinum-based drugs in cancer. Cancer Cell 2007 May; 11(5):395-406.

  10. 2002
  11. Vafai SB, Stock JB. Protein phosphatase 2A methylation: a link between elevated plasma homocysteine and Alzheimer's Disease. FEBS Lett. 2002 May 8; 518(1-3):1-4.

  12. 2000
  13. Tolstykh T, Lee J, Vafai S, Stock JB. Carboxyl methylation regulates phosphoprotein phosphatase 2A by controlling the association of regulatory B subunits. EMBO J. 2000 Nov 1; 19(21):5682-91.

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