Dr. Frank Denaro

Title: 
Associate Professor of Biology
Office Location: 
Dixon 224
Phone: 
(443) 885-5049
Email: 
Frank.Denaro@morgan.edu
Education:

Ph.D. SUNY at Stony Brook, 1986
M.A. SUNY at Stony Brook, 1984
B.S. N.M. Inst of Mining and Technology, 1975
B.S. N.M. Inst of Mining and Technology, 1974

Education:

Ph.D. SUNY at Stony Brook, 1986
M.A. SUNY at Stony Brook, 1984
B.S. N.M. Inst of Mining and Technology, 1975
B.S. N.M. Inst of Mining and Technology, 1974

Research Interests:

We study neurologic diseases that include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and HIV/CNS infection. We study the underlying causes of these disease from the perspective of free radical Pathology. We use techniques in Pathology, Neuropathology, Histologic techniques, and Imaging techniques to study different disease models.

Selected Publications:

  • William C. Reid, Wael G. Ibrahim, Frank Denaro, Dianne E. Lee, Dragan Maric, and Dima Hammoud, Characterization of neuropathology in the HIV-1 transgenic rat: A small animal model of isolated HIV viral protein neurotoxicity. J Neuroimmunol. 2016 Mar 15;292:116-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2016.01.022. Epub 2016 Feb 3.
  • Sergio Davinelli, Giovanni Scapagnini, Frank Denaro, Vittorio Calabrese, Francesca Benedetti, Selvi Krishnan, Sabrina Currli, Joseph Bryant and Davide Zella, Altered expression pattern of Nrf2/Ho-1 axis during accelerated-senescence in the HIV-1 transgenic rat. Biogerontology, 2014. July 16, 15:449-461.
  • Frank Denaro, Immunocytochemical identification of Cells belonging to the Diffuse AntiOxidant System (DAOS) in Human and Primate Tissue Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis, 12, 316-317, 2006.
  • Edelstein L, and Frank Denaro, The Claustrum, A Historical Review, Cellular and Molecular Biology. Cellular and Molecular Biology2004, 50(6), 675-702.
  • Reid W., Sadowska M., Denaro, F. Rao S., Foulke J., Hayes N., Jones 0., Davis H., Sill A., O'Driscoll P., Huso, D., Fouts T., Lewis, G., Kames-Lowis R., Wei C., Ray P, Gallo, R., Reitz, M., and Bryant J., An HIV -1 Transgenic Rat that Develops HIV -1 related Pathology and Immunological Dysfunction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science2001, 98 (16): 9271-9276.
  • Schneider, J.S., and Denaro, F.J., Astrocytic Responses to the Dopaminergic Neurotoxin 1 methyl 4 phenyl 1, 2, 3, 6 tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) in the Cat and Mouse Brain. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, 1988, 47(4): 452-458.
  • Spector, S., Denker, W.M., Denaro, F.J., and Spector, D.H. 1988. DNA Probes for the Detection of Human Cytomegalovirus, CRC Press, Inc., pp. 135-143.
  • Wiley, C.A., Schrier, R.D., Denaro, F.J., Nelson, J.A., Lampert, P.W., and Oldstone, M.B., Localization of Cytomegalovirus Proteins and Genome During Fulminant Central Nervous System Infection in an AIDS Patient. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology1986, 45(2): 127-139.