U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Attila Szabo

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Tel: 301-496-2650
Email: attilas@mail.nih.gov

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  • Ph.D.Harvard University1973
  • B.S.McGill University1968

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    Attila Szabo, Ph.D., NIH Distinguished Investigator

    Chief, Laboratory of Chemical PhysicsTheoretical Biophysical Chemistry Section
    • Biomedical Engineering/Biophysics/Physics
    • Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Mathematics


    A selection of recent and significant publications can be viewed below.

    Péczely L, Ollmann T, László K, Kovács A, Gálosi R, Szabó Á, Karádi Z, Lénárd L. Role of D1 Dopamine Receptors of the Ventral Pallidum in Inhibitory Avoidance Learning. Behav Brain Res. 2014 Aug 15; 270 :131-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Rusai K, Szabo AJ. Recent developments in kidney transplantation in children. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2014 Aug; 19 (4):381-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Land ME, Cooper RF, Young J, Berg E, Kitchner T, Xiang Q, Szabo A, Ivacic LC, Stepien KE, Page CD, Carroll J, Connor T Jr, Brilliant M. Cone Structure in Subjects with Known Genetic Relative Risk for AMD. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Aug; 91 (8):939-49. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Camer D, Yu Y, Szabo A, Huang XF. The molecular mechanisms underpinning the therapeutic properties of oleanolic acid, its isomer and derivatives for type 2 diabetes and associated complications. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2014 Aug; 58 (8):1750-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Farkas N, Szabó A, Lóránd V, Sarlós DP, Minier T, Prohászka Z, Czirják L, Varjú C. Clinical usefulness of measuring red blood cell distribution width in patients with systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2014 Aug; 53 (8):1439-45. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Varga R, Janovszky Á, Szabó A, Garab D, Bodnár D, Boros M, Neunzehn J, Wiesmann HP, Piffkó J. A novel method for in vivo visualization of the microcirculation of the mandibular periosteum in rats. Microcirculation. 2014 Aug; 21 (6):524-31. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Colegio OR, Chu NQ, Szabo AL, Chu T, Rhebergen AM, Jairam V, Cyrus N, Brokowski CE, Eisenbarth SC, Phillips GM, Cline GW, Phillips AJ, Medzhitov R. Functional polarization of tumour-associated macrophages by tumour-derived lactic acid. Nature. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Bajory Z, Varga R, Janovszky A, Pajor L, Szabó A. Microcirculatory Effects of Selective Endothelin-A Receptor Antagonism in Testicular Torsion. J Urol. 2014 Jul 8. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Fekete T, Pazmandi K, Szabo A, Bacsi A, Koncz G, Rajnavölgyi E. The antiviral immune response in human conventional dendritic cells is controlled by the mammalian target of rapamycin. J Leukoc Biol. 2014 Jul 7. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Lakshmikanthan S, Zieba BJ, Ge ZD, Momotani K, Zheng X, Lund H, Artamonov MV, Maas JE, Szabo A, Zhang DX, Auchampach JA, Mattson DL, Somlyo AV, Chrzanowska-Wodnicka M. Ras-Related Protein 1 in Smooth Muscle and Endothelium Is Required for Maintenance of Vascular Tone and Normal Blood Pressure. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jul; 34 (7):1486-94. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Qi X, Xie C, Hou S, Li G, Yin N, Dong L, Lepp A, Chesnik MA, Mirza SP, Szabo A, Tsai S, Basir Z, Wu S, Chen G. Identification of a ternary protein-complex as a therapeutic target for K-Ras-dependent colon cancer. Oncotarget. 2014 Jun 30; 5 (12):4269-82. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Gao F, Fish BL, Szabo A, Schock A, Narayanan J, Jacobs ER, Moulder JE, Lazarova Z, Medhora M. Enhanced survival from radiation pneumonitis by combined irradiation to the skin. Int J Radiat Biol. 2014 Jun 25; 90 (9):1-42. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Szabó A, Szili K, Szabó JT, Sikovanyecz J, Isaszegi D, Horváth E, Szabó J. Nasal bone length: prenasal thickness ratio: a strong 2D ultrasound marker for Down syndrome. Prenat Diagn. 2014 Jun 25. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Jassim H, Seligman JT, Frelich M, Goldblatt M, Kastenmeier A, Wallace J, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Gould JC. A population-based analysis of emergent versus elective paraesophageal hernia repair using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun 18. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Hocsak E, Cseh A, Szabo A, Bellyei S, Pozsgai E, Kalai T, Hideg K, Sumegi B, Boronkai A. PARP inhibitor attenuated colony formation can be restored by MAP kinase inhibitors in different irradiated cancer cell lines. Int J Radiat Biol. 2014 Jun 17; 1-23. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Garab D, Fet N, Szabó A, Tolba RH, Boros M, Hartmann P. Remote ischemic preconditioning differentially affects NADPH oxidase isoforms during hepatic ischemia-reperfusion. Life Sci. 2014 Jun 6; 105 (1-2):14-21. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mészáros K, Pruess L, Szabó AJ, Gondan M, Ritz E, Schaefer F. Development of the circadian clockwork in the kidney. Kidney Int. 2014 Jun 4. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Balogh EP, Mosolygó T, Tiricz H, Szabó AM, Karai A, Kerekes F, Virók DP, Kondorosi E, Burián K. Anti-chlamydial effect of plant peptides. Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung. 61 (2):229-39. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Pesti K, Szabo AK, Mike A, Vizi ES. Kinetic properties and open probability of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Neuropharmacology. 81 :101-15. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Szabo AK, Pesti K, Mike A, Vizi ES. Mode of action of the positive modulator PNU-120596 on α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Neuropharmacology. 81 :42-54. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Hartmann P, Fet N, Garab D, Szabó A, Kaszaki J, Srinivasan PK, Tolba RH, Boros M. L-alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine reduces the microcirculatory dysfunction and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate-oxidase type 4 induction after partial hepatic ischemia in rats. J Surg Res. 2014 Jun 1; 189 (1):32-40. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Okunseri C, Okunseri E, Xiang Q, Thorpe JM, Szabo A. Prescription of opioid and nonopioid analgesics for dental care in emergency departments: Findings from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. J Public Health Dent. 2014 May 26. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Enzsoly A, Szabo A, Kantor O, David C, Szalay P, Szabo K, Szel A, Nemeth J, Lukats A. Pathological alterations of the outer retina in streptozotocin-induced diabetes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 May 20; 55 (6):3686-99. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Szabo A, Magyarics Z, Pazmandi K, Gopcsa L, Rajnavolgyi E, Bacsi A. TLR ligands upregulate RIG-I expression in human plasmacytoid dendritic cells in a type I IFN-independent manner. Immunol Cell Biol. 2014 May 20; 92 (8):671-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Szabo A, Rajnavolgyi E. Finding a fairy in the forest: ELF4, a novel and critical element of type I interferon responses. Cell Mol Immunol. 2014 May; 11 (3):218-20. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Vincze K, Kovats Z, Cseh A, Pasti K, Kiss E, Polgar A, Vasarhelyi B, Szabo AJ, Bohacs A, Tamasi L, Losonczy G, Müller V. Peripheral CD4+ cell prevalence and pleuropulmonary manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus patients. Respir Med. 2014 May; 108 (5):766-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Santana-Davila R, Szabo A, Arce-Lara C, Williams CD, Kelley MJ, Whittle J. Cisplatin versus Carboplatin-Based Regimens for the Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Lung Cancer. An Analysis of Veterans Health Administration Data. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 May; 9 (5):702-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Kuma A, Yamada S, Miyamoto T, Serino R, Tamura M, Otsuji Y, Kohno K, Cho WY, Kim MG, Jo SK, Kim HK, Jado JC, Humanes B, Lopez-Parra V, Camano S, Lara JM, Cercenado E, Tejedor A, Lázaro A, Jansen M, Castellano G, Stasi A, Intini A, Gigante M, Di Palma AM, Divella C, Netti GS, Prattichizzo C, Pontrelli P, Crovace A, Staffieri F, Fiaccadori E, Brienza N, Grandaliano G, Pertosa GB, Gesualdo L, Xanthopoulou K, Tsouchnikas I, Ouzounidis G, Kokaraki G, Lagoudaki R, Simeonidou C, Karkavelas G, Spandou E, Tsakiris D, Xanthopoulou K, Tsouchnikas I, Ouzounidis G, Kokaraki G, Simeonidou C, Karkavelas G, Spandou E, Kallaras K, Tsakiris D, Schneider R, Meusel M, Betz BB, Held C, Möller-Ehrlich K, Büttner-Herold M, Wanner C, Michael G, Sauvant C, Hosszu A, Antal Z, Hodrea J, Koszegi S, Banki NF, Wagner L, Lenart L, Vannay A, Szabo AJ, Fekete A, Michael A, Faga T, Navarra M, Andreucci M, Lemoine S, Pillot B, Rabeyrin M, Varennes A, Ovize M, Juillard L, Gomes Santana L, Silva Almeida W, Schor N, Watanabe M, Fonseca CD, Pessoa EA, Mendonça MH, Fernandes SM, Borges FT, Vattimo MF, Ow CP, Tassone F, Koeners MP, Malpas SC, Evans RG, Alfarano C, Guardia MA, Lluel P, Palea S, Young GH, Wu VC, Choi DE, Jeong JY, Chang YK, Chung S, Na KR, Kim SS, Lee KW, Choi DE, Jeong JY, Chung S, Chang YK, Na KR, Kim SS, Lee KW, Yang Y, Zhang L, Fu P, Zhao Y, Zhang X, Jadot I, Declèves AE, Colombaro V, Martin B, Voisin V, Habsch I, Deprez E, Nortier J, Caron N, Iwakura T, Fujikura T, Ohashi N, Yasuda H, Fujigaki Y, Vasco CF, Watanabe M, Fonseca CD, Vattimo Mde F, Draibe J, Yıldırım YA, Aba O, Yılmaz Z, Kadiroglu AK, Yılmaz ME, Gül M, Ketani A, Colpan L, Neiva LB, Borges FT, Fonseca CD, Watanabe M, Vattimo Mde F, Suller Garcia J, Oliveira AS, Naves MA, Borges FT, Schor N, Van Swelm RP, Wetzels JF, Verweij VG, Laarakkers CM, Pertijs JC, Swinkels DW, Masereeuw R, Sereno J, Rodrigues-Santos P, Vala H, Rocha-Pereira P, Fernandes J, Santos-Silva A, Teixeira F, Reis F, Altuntas A, Yilmaz HR, Altuntas A, Uz E, Demir M, Gökcimen A, Bayram DS, Aksu O, Sezer MT, Yang KH, Jung YJ, Kim D, Lee AS, Lee S, Kang KP, Park SK, Kim W, Junglee NA, Searell CR, Jibani MM, Macdonald JH, Wu CC, Chen CC, Lu KC, Lin YF, Estrela GR, Wasinski F, Pereira R, Malheiros D, Camara NO, Araujo RC, Ramos MF, Passos Cdos S, Razvickas CV, Borges F, Ormanji M, Schor N, Plotnikov E, Morosanova M, Pevzner I, Zorova L, Manskikh V, Skulachev M, Skulachev V, Zorov D, Pinto CF, Watanabe M, Fonseca CD, Vattimo M. Experimental acute kidney injury. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 29 Suppl 3 :iii90-iii101. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Dave SD, Vanikar AV, Trivedi HL, Bertram A, Shushakova N, Park JK, Kirsch T, Agustian PA, Menne J, Hermann H, Gellai R, Hodrea J, Lenart L, Koszegi S, Ver A, Banki NF, Wagner L, Fulop N, Molnar A, Vannay A, Szabo AJ, Fekete A, Silva KA, Santos RA, Arlotti MR, Jorge L, Luiz RS, Rampaso RR, Cunha TS, Schor N, Parodi EL, Ansaldo F, Veziano E, Villaggio B, Mij M, Gianiorio F, Viazzi F, Verzola D, Garibotto G, Menne J, Ritz E, Ruilope LM, Chatzikyrkou C, Viberti G, Haller H. Diabetes. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 29 Suppl 3 :iii51-iii52. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Chan JS, Abdo S, Ghosh A, Alquier T, Chenier I, Filep JG, Ingelfinger JR, Zhang SL, Ross EA, Willenberg BJ, Oca-Cossio J, Clapp WL, Terada N, Abrahamson DR, Ellison GW, Matthews CE, Batich CD, Ihoriya C, Satoh M, Sasaki T, Kashihara N, Piwkowska A, Rogacka D, Angielski S, Jankowski M, Pontrelli P, Conserva F, Papale M, Accetturo M, Gigante M, Vocino G, Dipalma AM, Grandaliano G, Di Paolo S, Gesualdo L, Franzén S, Pihl L, Khan N, Gustafsson H, Palm F, Koszegi S, Hodrea J, Lenart L, Hosszu A, Wagner L, Vannay A, Tulassay T, Szabo A, Fekete A, Aoki R, Sekine F, Kikuchi K, Miyazaki S, Yamashita Y, Itoh Y, Kölling M, Park JK, Haller H, Thum T, Lorenzen J, Hirayama A, Yoh K, Ueda A, Itoh H, Owada S, Kokeny G, Szabó L, Fazekas K, Rosivall L, Mózes MM, Kim Y, Koh ES, Lim JH, Kim MY, Chang YS, Park CW, Kim Y, Kim HW, Kim MY, Lim JH, Chang YS, Park CW, Shin BC, Kim HL, Chung JH, Chan JS, Wu TC, Chen JW, Rogacka D, Piwkowska A, Angielski S, Jankowski M, Clotet S, Soler MJ, Rebull M, Pascual J, Riera M, Patinha D, Afonso J, Sousa T, Morato M, Albino-Teixeira A, Kim H, Min HS, Kang MJ, Kim JE, Lee JE, Kang YS, Cha DR, Jo YI, Seo EH, Kim JD, Lee SH, Jorge L, Silva KA, Luiz RS, Rampaso RR, Lima W, Cunha TS, Schor N, Lee HJ, Park JY, Kim SK, Moon JY, Lee SH, Ihm CG, Lee TW, Jeong KH, Moon JY, Kim S, Park JY, Kim SY, Kim YG, Jeong KH, Lee SH, Ihm CG, Marques C, Mega C, Gonçalves A, Rodrigues-Santos P, Teixeira-Lemos E, Teixeira F, Fontes Ribeiro C, Reis F, Fernandes R, Sutariya BK, Badgujar LB, Kshtriya AA, Saraf MN, Chiu CH, Lee WC, Chau YY, Lee LC, Lee CT, Chen JB, Dahan I, Nakhoul F, Thawho N, Ben-Itzhaq O, Levy AP, Conserva F, Pontrelli P, Accetturo M, Cordisco G, Fiorentino L, Federici M, Grandaliano G, Di Paolo S, Gesualdo L, Wystrychowski G, Havel PJ, Graham JL, Zukowska-Szczechowska E, Obuchowicz E, Psurek A, Grzeszczak W, Wystrychowski A, Clotet S, Soler MJ, Rebull M, Gimeno J, Pascual J, Riera M, Almeida BZ, Seraphim DC, Punaro G, Nascimento M, Mouro M, Lanzoni VP, Lopes GS, Higa EM, Roca-Ho H, Riera M, Márquez E, Pascual J, Soler MJ. Diabetes experimental. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 29 Suppl 3 :iii168-iii177. [Full Text/Abstract]