U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Maria Allende

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-496-8356
Email: mariaa@intra.niddk.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Staff ScientistNIDDK, NIH2005–present
  • Research FellowNIDDK, NIH1999–2005
  • Postdoctoral Research AssociateSchool of Dentistry, University of Louisville1996–1999
  • Postdoctoral FellowSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1995–1996
  • Doctoral FellowSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1991–1995
  • InstructorSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1990-1996
  • Biological ChemistSchool of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1985-1989
  • Ph.D.School of Chemical Sciences, National University of Cordoba1995

 Related Links

  • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling


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

Lange S, Gonzalez I, Pinto MP, Arce M, Valenzuela R, Aranda E, Elliot M, Alvarez M, Henriquez S, Velasquez EV, Orge F, Oliva B, Gonzalez P, Villalon M, Cautivo KM, Kalergis AM, Pereira K, Mendoza C, Saez C, Kato S, Cuello MA, Parborell F, Irusta G, Palma V, Allende ML, Owen GI. Independent anti-angiogenic capacities of coagulation factors X and Xa. J Cell Physiol. 2014 Nov; 229 (229; 2014 Nov; 11):1673-80. [Full Text/Abstract]
Moya-Díaz J, Peña OA, Sánchez M, Ureta DA, Reynaert NG, Anguita-Salinas C, Marín G, Allende ML. Electroablation: a method for neurectomy and localized tissue injury. BMC Dev Biol. 2014 Feb 16; 14 (14; 2014 Feb 16):7. [Full Text/Abstract]
Olivera A, Allende ML, Proia RL. Shaping the landscape: metabolic regulation of S1P gradients. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2013 Jan; 1831 (1831; 1; 2013 Jan):193-202. [Full Text/Abstract]
Allende ML, Bektas M, Lee BG, Bonifacino E, Kang J, Tuymetova G, Chen W, Saba JD, Proia RL. Sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase deficiency produces a pro-inflammatory response while impairing neutrophil trafficking. J Biol Chem. 2011 Mar 4; 286 (9; 286; 2011 Mar 4):7348-58. [Full Text/Abstract]
Allende ML, Tuymetova G, Lee BG, Bonifacino E, Wu YP, Proia RL. S1P1 receptor directs the release of immature B cells from bone marrow into blood. J Exp Med. 2010 May 10; 207 (207; 5; 2010 May 10):1113-24. [Full Text/Abstract]
Allende ML, Dreier JL, Mandala S, Proia RL. Expression of the sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor, S1P1, on T-cells controls thymic emigration. J Biol Chem. 2004 Apr 9; 279 (2004 Apr 9; 15; 279):15396-401. [Full Text/Abstract]
Matloubian M, Lo CG, Cinamon G, Lesneski MJ, Xu Y, Brinkmann V, Allende ML, Proia RL, Cyster JG. Lymphocyte egress from thymus and peripheral lymphoid organs is dependent on S1P receptor 1. Nature. 2004 Jan 22; 427 (6972; 2004 Jan 22; 427):355-60. [Full Text/Abstract]
Allende ML, Yamashita T, Proia RL. G-protein-coupled receptor S1P1 acts within endothelial cells to regulate vascular maturation. Blood. 2003 Nov 15; 102 (102; 2003 Nov 15; 10):3665-7. [Full Text/Abstract]