Bhagirath Chaurasia, MS, PhD

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Nutrition and Integrative Physiology - Research Assistant Professor

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-9249
  • George and Dolores Eccles Institute of Human Genetics
    Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology
    15 N 2030 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship Duke-Nus Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training University of Cologne
Natural Sciences
Ph.D.
Graduate Training University of Skovde
Molecular Biology
M.S.
Undergraduate University of Delhi
Zoology
B.A., B.S.

Global Impact

Education History

Type School Degree Country
Postdoctoral Fellowship Duke-Nus Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow Singapore
Doctoral Training University of Cologne
Natural Sciences
Ph.D. Germany
Graduate Training University of Skovde
Molecular Biology
M.S. Sweden
Undergraduate University of Delhi
Zoology
B.A., B.S. India

Career

Institution Description Country
Evotec International GmbH Research Scientist Germany
Baker IDI Heart and Research Institute Senion Research Fellow Australia

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Jais A, Solas M, Backes H, Chaurasia B, Kleinridders A, Theurich S, Mauer J, Steculorum SM, Hampel B, Goldau J, Alber J, Forster CY, Eming SA, Schwaninger M, Ferrara N, Karsenty G, Bruning JC (2016). Myeloid-Cell-Derived VEGF Maintains Brain Glucose Uptake and Limits Cognitive Impairment in Obesity. Cell, 165(4), 882-95.
  2. Jais A, Solas M, Backes H, Chaurasia B, Kleinridders A, Theurich S, Mauer J, Steculorum SM, Hampel B, Goldau J, Alber J, Forster CY, Eming SA, Schwaninger M, Ferrara N, Karsenty G, Bruning JC (2016). Myeloid-Cell-Derived VEGF Maintains Brain Glucose Uptake and Limits Cognitive Impairment in Obesity. Cell, 166(5), 1338-1340.
  3. Chaurasia B, Kaddai VA, Lancaster GI, Henstridge DC, Sriram S, Galam DL, Gopalan V, Prakash KN, Velan SS, Bulchand S, Tsong TJ, Wang M, Siddique MM, Yuguang G, Sigmundsson K, Mellet NA, Weir JM, Meikle PJ, Bin M Yassin MS, Shabbir A, Shayman JA, Hirabayashi Y, Shiow ST, Sugii S, Summers SA (2016). Adipocyte Ceramides Regulate Subcutaneous Adipose Browning, Inflammation, and Metabolism. Cell Metab, 24(6), 820-834.
  4. Mauer J, Chaurasia, B, Goldau J, Vogt M, Ruud J, Nguyen K, Theurich S, Hausen C, Schmitz J, Brnneke H, Estevez E, Allen T, Mesaros A, Partridge L, Febbraio M, Chawla A, Wnderlich T amp Brning J (05/01/2014). Signalling by IL-6 promotes alternative activation of macrophages to limit endotoxemia and obesity-associated resistance to insulin. Nat Immunol, 15(5), 423-30.
  5. Raichur S, Wang ST, Chan PW, Li Y, Ching J, Chaurasia B, Dogra S, Ohman MK, Takeda K, Sugii S, Pewzner-Jung Y, Futerman AH, Summers SA (2014). CerS2 haploinsufficiency inhibits beta-oxidation and confers susceptibility to diet-induced steatohepatitis and insulin resistance. Cell Metab, 20(4), 687-95.
  6. Wunderlich CM, Delic D, Behnke K, Meryk A, Strohle P, Chaurasia B, Al-Quraishy S, Wunderlich F, Bruning JC, Wunderlich FT (2012). Cutting edge: Inhibition of IL-6 trans-signaling protects from malaria-induced lethality in mice. J Immunol, 188(9), 4141-4.
  7. Mauer J, Chaurasia B, Plum L, Quast T, Hampel B, Bluher M, Kolanus W, Kahn CR, Bruning JC (2010). Myeloid cell-restricted insulin receptor deficiency protects against obesity-induced inflammation and systemic insulin resistance. PLoS Genet, 6(5), e1000938.
  8. Chaurasia B, Mauer J, Koch L, Goldau J, Kock AS, Bruning JC (2010). Phosphoinositide-dependent kinase 1 provides negative feedback inhibition to Toll-like receptor-mediated NF-kappaB activation in macrophages. Mol Cell Biol, 30(17), 4354-66.
  9. Gawlinski P, Nikolay R, Goursot C, Lawo S, Chaurasia B, Herz HM, Kussler-Schneider Y, Ruppert T, Mayer M, Grosshans J (2007). The Drosophila mitotic inhibitor Fruhstart specifically binds to the hydrophobic patch of cyclins. EMBO Rep, 8(5), 490-6.

Review

  1. Siddique MM, Li Y, Chaurasia B, Kaddai VA, Summers SA (2015). Dihydroceramides: From Bit Players to Lead Actors. [Review]. J Biol Chem, 290(25), 15371-9.
  2. Chaurasia B, Summers SA (2015). Ceramides - Lipotoxic Inducers of Metabolic Disorders. [Review]. Trends Endocrinol Metab, 26(10), 538-50.

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