Michael Tytell, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Michael Tytell, Ph.D.


Clinical Interests

Spinal Cord Injury, Dermatology, Burns

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Academic: 336-716-2043 | Department: 336-716-2043


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Education & Training

  • B.A., CUNY Queens College, 1969
  • M.S., Purdue University, 1972
  • Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 1977
  • Fellowship, Case Western Reserve, 1979


  • Mar Bio Lab Corp
  • Am Assn Of Advancement Of Scie
  • Sigma Xi - Research Society
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • Am Soc for Cell Biology
  • Am Soc for Neurochemistry
  • Cell Stress Soc Int
Michael Tytell, Ph.D.

Michael Tytell, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Research Interests

biotechnology, surgery/trauma/burns/trauma

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2043 | Department: 336-716-2043


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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.

Tytell M, Robinson M. Reversal of cognitive decline: a novel therapeutic program [article reviews]. Faculty 1000 Medicine. 2014;November():725000619.

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

Barbe MF, Gallagher S, Massicotte VS, Tytell M, Popoff SN, Barr-Gillespie AE. The interaction of force and repetition on musculoskeletal and neural tissue responses and sensorimotor behavior in a rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2013;14():303.

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

Eldridge JC, Lack AK, Peiffer AM, Tytell M. RCR curriculum for graduate students at Wake Forest: still evolving after 5 years [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the Quest for Research Excellence 2012 Meeting; 2012 Mar 15-16; Washington (DC). 2012;():82.

Jones NL, Peiffer AM, Lambros A, Guthold M, Johnson AD, Tytell M, Ronca AE, Eldridge JC. Developing a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum for professionalism and scientific integrity training for biomedical graduate students. J Med Ethics. 2010;36(10):614-619.

Hooper PL, Hooper PL, Tytell M, Vigh L. Xenohormesis: health benefits from an eon of plant stress response evolution. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2010;15(6):761-770.

Jones N, Tytell M, Eldridge JC, Johnson D, Peiffer A, Lambros A. Teaching bioethics and professional conduct through problem-based learning In: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Association for Biology Laboratory Education Conference, vol 31; 2009 June 9-13; Newark (DE). ;2009: 134-161.

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.

Bauer CT, Shtridelman Y, Lema Tome CM, Grim JQ, Turner CP, Tytell M, Macosko JC. Intraneuronal vesicular organelle transport changes with cell population density in vitro. Neurosci Lett. 2008;441(2):173-177.

Peiffer AM, Tytell M, Eldridge JC, Jones NL. Scientific integrity and professionalism instruction using problem-based learning [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2008;2008(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Browne CL, Swan JB, Rankin EE, Calvert H, Griffiths S, Tytell M. Extracellular heat shock protein 70 has novel functional effects on sea urchin eggs and coelomocytes. J Exp Biol. 2007;210(7):1275-1287.

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.

Tytell M. Neuroprotective effects of extracellular Hsp70 [abstract]. Cell Stress Chaperones. 2007;12(2):246.

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Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

Clinical Interests

Spinal Cord Injury, Dermatology, Burns
Michael Tytell, Ph.D.

Michael Tytell, Ph.D.

Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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