Christopher L. German, PhD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Dentistry - Research Assistant Professor

Academic Office Information

  • 801-587-2268
  • Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building
    530 South Wakara Way, Room: 3157
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training Mayo Medical School
Molecular Neuroscience
Ph.D.
Undergraduate University of Notre Dame
Major: Biological Sciences; Minor: Anthropology
B.S.
Other Training University of Arizona Science Biosphere2
Fellowship University of Utah
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. German CL, Hoonakker AH, Fleckenstein AE, Hanson GR (2014). Mephedrone alters basal ganglia and limbic neurotensin systems. J Neurochem, 130(3), 402-7.
  2. German CL, Alburges ME, Hoonakker AJ, Fleckenstein AE, Hanson GR (2014). Mephedrone alters basal ganglia and limbic dynorphin systems.LID - 10.1002/syn.21778 [doi]. (Epub ahead of print) Synapse.
  3. German CL, Hanson GR, Fleckenstein AE (2012). Amphetamine and methamphetamine reduce striatal dopamine transporter function without concurrent dopamine transporter relocalization. J Neurochem, 123(2), 288-97.
  4. German CL, Sauer BM, Howe CL (2011). The STAT3 beacon: IL-6 recurrently activates STAT 3 from endosomal structures. Exp Cell Res, 317(14), 1955-69.
  5. Ellis JD, German CL, Birdsall E, Hanson JE, Crosby MA, Rowley SD, Sawada NA, West JN, Hanson GR, Fleckenstein AE (2011). Ephedrine decreases vesicular monoamine transporter-2 function. Synapse, 65(5), 449-51.
  6. Hadlock GC, Webb KM, McFadden LM, Chu PW, Ellis JD, Allen SC, Andrenyak DM, Vieira-Brock PL, German CL, Conrad KM, Hoonakker AJ, Gibb JW, Wilkins DG, Hanson GR, Fleckenstein AE (2011). 4-Methylmethcathinone (mephedrone): neuropharmacological effects of a designer stimulant of abuse. J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 339(2), 530-6.
  7. Deb C, Lafrance-Corey RG, Schmalstieg WF, Sauer BM, Wang H, German CL, Windebank AJ, Rodriguez M, Howe CL (2010). CD8+ T cells cause disability and axon loss in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis. PLoS One, 5(8), e12478.
  8. Buenz EJ, Sauer BM, Lafrance-Corey RG, Deb C, Denic A, German CL, Howe CL (2009). Apoptosis of hippocampal pyramidal neurons is virus independent in a mouse model of acute neurovirulent picornavirus infection. Am J Pathol, 175(2), 668-84.
  9. German CL, Howe CL (2009). Preparation of biologically active subcellular fractions using the Balch homogenizer. Anal Biochem, 394(1), 117-24.

Review

  1. German CL, Fleckenstein AE, Hanson GR (2014). Bath salts and synthetic cathinones: an emerging designer drug phenomenon. [Review]. Life Sci, 97(1), 2-8.

Poster

  1. Fleckenstein AE, Hoonakker AJ, Hanson GR, German CL (2014). Mephedrone alters basal ganglia and limbic dynorphin systems. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  2. German CL, Gudheti MV, Jorgensen EM, Fleckenstein AE (2014). Super-resolution assessment of methamphetamine altered VMAT2 presynaptic terminal distribution. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  3. Hanson GR, Hoonakker AJ, Fleckenstein AE, German CL (2013). Mephedrone alters basal ganglia and limbic neurotensin systems. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  4. German CL, Gudheti MV, Jorgensen EM, Fleckenstein AE (2013). Super-resolution evaluation of stimulant-induced changes in VMAT2 subcellular distribution. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  5. German CL, Conrad KM, Ellis JD, Nielsen SM, Hanson GR, Fleckenstein AE (2012). Methamphetamineinduced hyperthermia, methylphenidate neuroprotection and the vesicular monoamine transporter-2. Poster session presented at The College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, CA.
  6. Fleckenstein AE, Hadlock GC, Webb KM, McFadden LM, German CL, Nielsen SM, Conrad KM, Andrenyak DM, Gibb JW, Wilkins DG, Hanson GR (2011). Neurotoxic potential of multiple high- njections of 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone). Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  7. German CL, Hanson GR, Fleckenstein AE (2011). Amphetamines and dopamine transporter localization: lack of evidence for transporter relocalization after in vivo treatment. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  8. German CL, Hanson GR, Fleckenstein AE (2010). Amphetamine and methamphetamine do not alter dopamine transporter localization. Poster session presented at Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  9. German CL, Howe CL (2004 - 2007). IL-6, STAT3 and signaling endosomes. Poster session presented at Mayo Clinic Annual Graduate Student Symposium, Rochester, MN.