U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Elisabetta Mueller

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-6797
Email: elisabetta_mueller@nih.gov

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  • InvestigatorNIDDK, NIH2004–Present
  • Instructor in Cell BiologyHarvard Medical School1998–2004
  • Postdoctoral FellowCell Biology, Harvard Medical School1995–1998
  • LaureaBiology, University of Padova1988
  • Ph.D.Genetics, University of Padova1995

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    Elisabetta Mueller, Ph.D.

    Investigator, Office of the Chief, Genetics of Development and Disease Branch
    • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling
    • Genetics/Genomics
    • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry


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

    Du C, Ma X, Meruvu S, Hugendubler L, Mueller E. The adipogenic transcriptional cofactor ZNF638 interacts with splicing regulators and influences alternative splicing. J Lipid Res. 2014 Jul 14; 55 (2014 Jul 14; 55; 9):1886-96. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Brubaker L, Brincat C, Mueller E. Are We Satisfied? Perspective on Five-year Outcomes of Midurethral Slings. Eur Urol. 2014 Jun; 65 (6; 65; 2014 Jun):1115-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mueller EM, Panitz C, Hermann C, Pizzagalli DA. Prefrontal Oscillations during Recall of Conditioned and Extinguished Fear in Humans. J Neurosci. 34 (21; 34):7059-66. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Abernethy MG, Davis C, Lowenstein L, Mueller ER, Brubaker L, Kenton K. Urethral sensation following reconstructive pelvic surgery. Int Urogynecol J. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mueller ER, Litman H, Rickey LR, Sirls L, Norton P, Wilson T, Moalli P, Albo M, Zimmern P. Comparison of flowrates and voided volumes during non-instrumented uroflowmetry and pressure-flow studies in women with stress incontinence. Neurourol Urodyn. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Gadzinski JA, Sheran J, Garbe G, Fitzgerald G, Mueller E, Wagner S. The postendometrial ablation endometrium: reassessment with biopsy and ultrasonography. Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May; 123 Suppl 1 (123 Suppl 1; 2014 May):124S. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Zyczynski HM, Sirls LT, Greer WJ, Rahn DD, Casiano E, Norton P, Kim HY, Brubaker L, Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Findings of universal cystoscopy at incontinence surgery and their sequelae. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May; 210 (210; 2014 May; 5):480.e1-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mueller EM, Burgdorf C, Chavanon ML, Schweiger D, Hennig J, Wacker J, Stemmler G. The COMT Val158Met polymorphism regulates the effect of a dopamine antagonist on the feedback-related negativity. Psychophysiology. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Htun P, Kan T, Mueller E, Pohle C, Schindler R, Geisler T, Gawaz M, Bocksch W, Fateh-Moghadam S. Haemodialysis impairs clopidogrel but not aspirin responsiveness in patients with end-stage renal disease. Results of a pilot study. Thromb Haemost. 2014 Apr 1; 111 (2014 Apr 1; 111; 4):662-9. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Vajda J, Mueller E, Bahret E. Dual salt mixtures in mixed mode chromatography with an immobilized tryptophan ligand influence the removal of aggregated monoclonal antibodies. Biotechnol J. 2014 Apr; 9 (4; 9; 2014 Apr):555-65. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Barber MD, Brubaker L, Burgio KL, Richter HE, Nygaard I, Weidner AC, Menefee SA, Lukacz ES, Norton P, Schaffer J, Nguyen JN, Borello-France D, Goode PS, Jakus-Waldman S, Spino C, Warren LK, Gantz MG, Meikle SF, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Pelvic Floor Disorders Network. Comparison of 2 transvaginal surgical approaches and perioperative behavioral therapy for apical vaginal prolapse: the OPTIMAL randomized trial. JAMA. 2014 Mar 12; 311 (10; 2014 Mar 12; 311):1023-34. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Stalder AF, Schmidt M, Greiser A, Speier P, Guehring J, Friedrich MG, Mueller E. Robust cardiac BOLD MRI using an fMRI-like approach with repeated stress paradigms. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Mar 10; 73 (2; 73; 2014 Mar 10):577-85. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mueller EL, Park ER, Davis MM. What the affordable care act means for survivors of pediatric cancer. J Clin Oncol. 32 (32; 7):615-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Hilt EE, McKinley K, Pearce MM, Rosenfeld AB, Zilliox MJ, Mueller ER, Brubaker L, Gai X, Wolfe AJ, Schreckenberger PC. Urine is not sterile: use of enhanced urine culture techniques to detect resident bacterial flora in the adult female bladder. J Clin Microbiol. 52 (3; 52):871-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Li CR, Mueller EE, Bradley LM. Islet antigen-specific Th17 cells can induce TNF-α-dependent autoimmune diabetes. J Immunol. 192 (4; 192):1425-32. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Zimmern P, Litman HJ, Nager CW, Lemack GE, Richter HE, Sirls L, Kraus SR, Sutkin G, Mueller ER. Effect of aging on storage and voiding function in women with stress-predominant urinary incontinence. J Urol. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Droege ME, Mueller EW, Besl KM, Lemmink JA, Kramer EA, Athota KP, Droege CA, Ernst NE, Keegan SP, Lutomski DM, Hanseman DJ, Robinson BR. Effect of a dalteparin prophylaxis protocol using anti-factor Xa concentrations on venous thromboembolism in high-risk trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 76 (76; 2):450-6. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Anger JT, Mueller ER, Tarnay C, Smith B, Stroupe K, Rosenman A, Brubaker L, Bresee C, Kenton K. Robotic compared with laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 123 (123; 1):5-12. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mueller EM, Panitz C, Nestoriuc Y, Stemmler G, Wacker J. Panic disorder and serotonin reuptake inhibitors predict coupling of cortical and cardiac activity. Neuropsychopharmacology. 39 (2; 39):507-14. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Chudyk W, Sotolongo C, Mueller E. A fiber-optic redox sensor for the iron(III)-iron(II) transition. Environ Monit Assess. 2014 Jan; 186 (186; 2014 Jan; 1):415-20. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Teng R, Gavrilova O, Suzuki N, Chanturiya T, Schimel D, Hugendubler L, Mammen S, Yver DR, Cushman SW, Mueller E, Yamamoto M, Hsu LL, Noguchi CT. Disrupted erythropoietin signalling promotes obesity and alters hypothalamus proopiomelanocortin production. Nat Commun. 2011 Nov 1; 2 (2; 2011 Nov 1):520. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Meruvu S, Hugendubler L, Mueller E. Regulation of adipocyte differentiation by the zinc finger protein ZNF638. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jul 29; 286 (30; 2011 Jul 29; 286):26516-23. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Bagattin A, Hugendubler L, Mueller E. Transcriptional coactivator PGC-1alpha promotes peroxisomal remodeling and biogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Nov 23; 107 (107; 2010 Nov 23; 47):20376-81. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Di Pietro N, Panel V, Hayes S, Bagattin A, Meruvu S, Pandolfi A, Hugendubler L, Fejes-Tóth G, Naray-Fejes-Tóth A, Mueller E. Serum- and glucocorticoid-inducible kinase 1 (SGK1) regulates adipocyte differentiation via forkhead box O1. Mol Endocrinol. 2010 Feb; 24 (2; 2010 Feb; 24):370-80. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Skarulis MC, Celi FS, Mueller E, Zemskova M, Malek R, Hugendubler L, Cochran C, Solomon J, Chen C, Gorden P. Thyroid hormone induced brown adipose tissue and amelioration of diabetes in a patient with extreme insulin resistance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan; 95 (95; 2010 Jan; 1):256-62. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Leslie DS, Dascher CC, Cembrola K, Townes MA, Hava DL, Hugendubler LC, Mueller E, Fox L, Roura-Mir C, Moody DB, Vincent MS, Gumperz JE, Illarionov PA, Besra GS, Reynolds CG, Brenner MB. Serum lipids regulate dendritic cell CD1 expression and function. Immunology. 2008 Nov; 125 (3; 2008 Nov; 125):289-301. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Hong JH, Hwang ES, McManus MT, Amsterdam A, Tian Y, Kalmukova R, Mueller E, Benjamin T, Spiegelman BM, Sharp PA, Hopkins N, Yaffe MB. TAZ, a transcriptional modulator of mesenchymal stem cell differentiation. Science. 2005 Aug 12; 309 (5737; 309; 2005 Aug 12):1074-8. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Drori S, Girnun GD, Tou L, Szwaya JD, Mueller E, Xia K, Shivdasani RA, Spiegelman BM. Hic-5 regulates an epithelial program mediated by PPARgamma. Genes Dev. 2005 Feb 1; 19 (2005 Feb 1; 19; 3):362-75. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Smith MR, Manola J, Kaufman DS, George D, Oh WK, Mueller E, Slovin S, Spiegelman B, Small E, Kantoff PW. Rosiglitazone versus placebo for men with prostate carcinoma and a rising serum prostate-specific antigen level after radical prostatectomy and/or radiation therapy. Cancer. 2004 Oct 1; 101 (2004 Oct 1; 101; 7):1569-74. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Salma N, Xiao H, Mueller E, Imbalzano AN. Temporal recruitment of transcription factors and SWI/SNF chromatin-remodeling enzymes during adipogenic induction of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma nuclear hormone receptor. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Jun; 24 (2004 Jun; 24; 11):4651-63. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Gupta RA, Sarraf P, Mueller E, Brockman JA, Prusakiewicz JJ, Eng C, Willson TM, DuBois RN. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma-mediated differentiation: a mutation in colon cancer cells reveals divergent and cell type-specific mechanisms. J Biol Chem. 2003 Jun 20; 278 (25; 278; 2003 Jun 20):22669-77. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Burstein HJ, Demetri GD, Mueller E, Sarraf P, Spiegelman BM, Winer EP. Use of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) gamma ligand troglitazone as treatment for refractory breast cancer: a phase II study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2003 Jun; 79 (2003 Jun; 79; 3):391-7. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Mueller E, Drori S, Aiyer A, Yie J, Sarraf P, Chen H, Hauser S, Rosen ED, Ge K, Roeder RG, Spiegelman BM. Genetic analysis of adipogenesis through peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma isoforms. J Biol Chem. 2002 Nov 1; 277 (277; 44; 2002 Nov 1):41925-30. [Full Text/Abstract]
    Girnun GD, Smith WM, Drori S, Sarraf P, Mueller E, Eng C, Nambiar P, Rosenberg DW, Bronson RT, Edelmann W, Kucherlapati R, Gonzalez FJ, Spiegelman BM. APC-dependent suppression of colon carcinogenesis by PPARgamma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Oct 15; 99 (2002 Oct 15; 99; 21):13771-6. [Full Text/Abstract]