Johns Hopkins Drug Discovery - 2015 Publications
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79. Rojas C, Alt J, Ator NA, Thomas AG, Wu Y, Hin N, Wozniak K, Ferraris D, Rais R, Tsukamoto T, Slusher BS.  “D-amino-Acid Oxidase Inhibition Increases D-Serine Plasma Levels in Mouse But not in Monkey or Dog.” Neuropsychoparmacology, 2015 Oct. Epub ahead of print.  [PubMed]


78. Lee CF, Lo YC, Cheng CH, Furtmuller GJ, Oh B, Andrade-Oliveira V, Thomas AG, Bowman CE, Slusher BS, Wolfgang MJ, Brandacher G, Powell JD. “Preventing Allograft Rejection by Targeting Immune Metabolism.”  Cell Rep. 2015 Oct 27;13(4):760-70. [PubMed]


77. Rojas C, Slusher BS. “Mechanisms and latest clinical studies of new NK1 receptor antagonists for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: Rolapitant and NEPA (netupitant/palonosetron).” Cancer Treatment Reviews, 2015, 41(10), 903-913.[Pub Med]


76. Frye SV, Arkin MR, Arrowsmith CH, Conn PJ, Glicksman MA, Hull-Ryde EA, Slusher BS. “Tackling reproducibility in academic preclinical drug discovery.” Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2015 Nov;14(11):733-4. [Pub Med]


75. Hin N, Duvall B, Ferraris D, Alt J, Thomas AG, Rais R, Rojas C, Wu Y, Wozniak KM, Slusher BS, Tsukamoto T. 6-Hydroxy-1,2,4-triazine-3,5(2H,4H)-dione Derivatives as Novel d-Amino Acid Oxidase Inhibitors. J Med Chem. 2015;58(18):7258-72. [PubMed]


74. Xiang Y, Stine ZE, Xia J, Lu Y, O’Connor RS, Altman BJ, Hsieh AL, Gouw AM, Thomas AG, Gao P, Sun L, Song L, Yan B, Slusher BS, Zhuo J, Ooi LL, Lee CG, Mancuso A, McCallion AS, Le A, Milone MC, Rayport S, Felsher DW, Dang CV. Targeted inhibition of tumor-specific glutaminase diminishes cell-autonomous tumorigenesis. J Clin Invest. 2015;125(6):2293-306. [PubMed]


73. Boateng CA, Bakare OM, Zhan J, Banala AK, Burzynski C, Pommier E, Keck TM, Donthamsetti P, Javitch JA, Rais R, Slusher BS, Xi ZX, Newman AH. High Affinity Dopamine D Receptor (DR)-Selective Antagonists Attenuate Heroin Self-Administration in Wild-Type but not DR Knockout Mice. J Med Chem. 2015. [PubMed]


72. Keck TM, Banala AK, Slack RD, Burzynski C, Bonifazi A, Okunola-Bakare OM, Moore M, Deschamps JR, Rais R, Slusher BS, Newman AH. [PubMed] Using click chemistry toward novel 1,2,3-triazole-linked dopamine D3 receptor ligands. Bioorg Med Chem. 2015;23(14):4000-12. [PubMed]


71. Larraufie MH, Yang WS, Jiang E, Thomas AG, Slusher BS, Stockwell BR. Incorporation of metabolically stable ketones into a small molecule probe to increase potency and water solubility. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2015. [PubMed]


70. Alt J, Potter MC, Rojas C, Slusher BS. Bioanalysis of 6-diazo-5-oxo-l-norleucine in plasma and brain by ultra-performance liquid chromatography mass spectrometry. Anal Biochem. 2015;474:28-34. [PubMed]


69. Potter MC, Baxter VK, Mathey RW, Alt J, Rojas C, Griffin DE, Slusher BS. Neurological sequelae induced by alphavirus infection of the CNS are attenuated by treatment with the glutamine antagonist 6-diazo-5-oxo-l-norleucine. J Neurovirol. 2015;21(2):159-73. [PubMed]


68. Figuera-Losada M, Stathis M, Dorskind JM, Thomas AG, Bandaru VV, Yoo SW, Westwood NJ, Rogers GW, McArthur JC, Haughey NJ, Slusher BS, Rojas C. Cambinol, a novel inhibitor of neutral sphingomyelinase 2 shows neuroprotective properties. PLoS One. 2015;10(5):e0124481. [PubMed]


67. Wozniak KM, Vornov JJ, Mistry BM, Wu Y, Rais R, Slusher BS. Gastrointestinal delivery of propofol from fospropofol: its bioavailability and activity in rodents and human volunteers. J Transl Med. 2015;13:170. [PubMed]


66. Rais R, Wozniak K, Wu Y, Niwa M, Stathis M, Alt J, Giroux M, Sawa A, Rojas C, Slusher BS. Selective CNS Uptake of the GCP-II Inhibitor 2-PMPA following Intranasal Administration. PLoS One. 2015;10(7):e0131861. [PubMed]


65. Thomas AG, Sattler R, Tendyke K, Loiacono KA, Hansen H, Sahni V, Hashizume Y, Rojas C, Slusher BS. High-Throughput Assay Development for Cystine-Glutamate Antiporter (xc-) Highlights Faster Cystine Uptake than Glutamate Release in Glioma Cells. PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0127785. [PubMed]