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Mac Breven Robinson, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Mac Breven Robinson, Ph.D.

Instructor,

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Academic: 336-716-0541 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: macrobin@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

Mac Breven Robinson, Ph.D.

Mac Breven Robinson, Ph.D.

Instructor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Interests

aging, genomics and proteomics, neurosciences/behavior, rare diseases

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-0541 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: macrobin@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Tytell M, Robinson M. Inner ear supporting cells protect hair cells by secreting HSP70 [article reviews]. Faculty 1000 Medicine. 2014;May():718046178.

Tytell M, Robinson M. Suppression of UV-induced wrinkle formation by induction of HSP70 expression in mice [article reviews]. Faculty 1000 Medicine. 2014;March():718299658.

Hawkins G, Robinson MB, Bleecker ER, Meyers DA, Peters SP. RNAseq analysis of gene expression in human airway smooth muscle cells: comparison of classical IL6 signaling and IL6 trans-signaling [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014;189():A6384.

Hawkins G, Robinson MB, Moore WC, Hastie AT, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, Berry M. Serum soluble IL6 receptor levels are elevated in subjects with COPD and are associated with the IL6R coding variation Asp358Ala [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014;189():A4288.

Tytell M, Robinson M. Radiation therapy induces circulating serum Hsp72 in patients with prostate cancer [article reviews]. Faculty 1000 Medicine. 2013;March():717982010.



Milligan C, Strupe J, Mansfield C, Robinson M, Oppenheim R, Rodrigues AZ, Kudo R. Muscle fiber-type regulation of maintenance of neuromuscular junction innervation [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2013;():243.19.

Tytell M, Robinson M. Neuroprotective effects of geranylgeranylacetone in experimental traumatic brain injury [article reviews]. Faculty 1000 Medicine. 2013;September():718074955.


Taylor AR, Gifondorwa DJ, Robinson MB, Strupe JL, Prevette D, Johnson JE, Hempstead B, Oppenheim RW, Milligan CE. Motoneuron programmed cell death in response to proBDNF. Dev Neurobiol. 2012;72(5):699-712.

Hawkins GA, Robinson MB, Hastie AT, Li X, Li H, Moore WC, Howard TD, Busse WW, Erzurum SC, Wenzel SE, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. The IL6R variation Asp358 Ala is a potential modifier of lung function in subjects with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;130(2):510-515.

Gifondorwa DJ, Jimenz-Moreno R, Hayes CD, Rouhani H, Robinson MB, Strupe JL, Caress J, Milligan C. Administration of recombinant heat shock protein 70 delays peripheral muscle denervation in the SOD1G93A mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurol Res Int. 2012;2012():170426.

Robinson MB, Gifondorwa DJ, Milligan C. Mechanisms of the motoneuron stress response and its relevance in neurodegeneration In: McNeill AS, ed. Neurodegeneration: theory, disorders, and treatments. New York: Nova Biomedical;2011: 45-62.

Hawkins GA, Robinson MB, Moore W, Hastie A, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. Correlation of serum IL6 with lung function and phenotypic asthma clusters: data from the Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;183(Meeting Abstracts):A6169.

Robinson MB, Deshpande DA, Pascual RM, Panettieri RA, Penn R, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, Hawkins GA. IL6 signaling in human airway smooth muscle (hasm): distinct signaling effected by the soluble IL6 receptor and functional consequences [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;183():A2074.

Hawkins GA, Moore WC, Robinson MB, Peters SP, Meyers D, Bleecker ER. IL6R polymorphisms predict measures of lung function in caucasian asthmatics: data from the Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1298.

Hawkins GA, Robinson MB, Moore WC, Hastie AT, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. Serum levels of soluble IL6R are genetically regulated and correlate with lung function in asthmatics: Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) [abstract]. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010;125(2 Suppl 1):AB357.

Robinson MB, Taylor AR, Gifondorwa DJ, Tytell M, Milligan CE. Exogenous Hsc70, but not thermal preconditioning, confers protection to motoneurons subjected to oxidative stress. Dev Neurobiol. 2008;68(1):1-17.

Tytell M, Robinson MB, Milligan CE. Release of heat shock proteins and their effects when in the extracellular space in the nervous system In: Asea AAA, Brown IR, eds. Heat shock proteins and the brain: implications for neurodegenerative diseases and neuroprotection. Dordrecht (Netherlands): Springer;2008: 257-272.

Taylor AR, Gifondorwa DJ, Newbern JM, Robinson MB, Strupe JL, Prevette D, Oppenheim RW, Milligan CE. Astrocyte and muscle-derived secreted factors differentially regulate motoneuron survival. J Neurosci. 2007;27(3):634-644.


Newbern J, Taylor A, Robinson M, Lively MO, Milligan CE. c-Jun N-terminal kinase signaling regulates events associated with both health and degeneration in motoneurons. Neuroscience. 2007;147(3):680-692.

Taylor AR, Robinson MB, Gifondorwa DJ, Tytell M, Milligan CE. Regulation of heat shock protein 70 release in astrocytes: role of signaling kinases. Dev Neurobiol. 2007;67(13):1815-1829.

Gifondorwa DJ, Robinson MB, Hayes CD, Taylor AR, Prevette DM, Oppenheim RW, Caress J, Milligan CE. Exogenous delivery of heat shock protein 70 increases lifespan in a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. J Neurosci. 2007;27(48):13173-80.

Taylor AR, Robinson MB, Prevette D, Gifondorwa D, Newbern JM, Strupe J, Oppenheim RW, Milligan CE. Astrocyte- and muscle-secreated factors differentially regulate motoneuron survival [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2006;2006(Abstr Viewer):.

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Mac Breven Robinson, Ph.D.

Mac Breven Robinson, Ph.D.

Instructor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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