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Fabio Demontis, PhD

Fabio Demontis, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

Departments

Developmental Neurobiology

Divisions

Developmental Biology

Contact Information

Fabio Demontis, PhD
Developmental Neurobiology
MS 324, Room D2038C
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Email: fabio.demontis@stjude.org
Phone: (901) 595-5444
FAX: (901) 595-7641

Education

Laurea (MSc) - Medical School, University of Milano, Italy
PhD - Max Planck Institute for Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany
Postdoctoral studies - Harvard Medical School/HHMI, Boston, Massachusetts


Honors & Awards


Research Interests


Selected Publications

Demontis F, Piccirillo R, Goldberg AL, Perrimon N. Mechanisms of skeletal muscle aging: insights from Drosophila and mammalian models. Dis Model Mech Oct 2, 2013. doi:10.1242/dmm.012559 [Epub ahead of print].

Piccirillo R, Demontis F, Perrimon N, Goldberg AL. Mechanisms of muscle growth and atrophy in mammals and Drosophila. Dev Dyn Aug 29, 2013. doi:10.1002/dvdy.24036. [Epub ahead of print]

Demontis F, Piccirillo R, Goldberg AL, Perrimon N. The influence of skeletal muscle on systemic aging and lifespan. Aging Cell 2013 Jun 26, 2013. doi:10.1111/acel.12126. [Epub ahead of print]

Katewa SD, Demontis F, Kolipinski M, Hubbard A, Gill MS, Perrimon N, Melov S, Kapahi P. Intra-myocellular fatty-acid metabolism plays a critical role in mediating responses to dietary restriction in Drosophila melanogaster. Cell Metabolism Jul 3;16(1):97-103, 2012.

Demontis F, Perrimon N. FOXO/4E-BP signaling in Drosophila muscles regulates organism-wide proteostasis during aging. Cell Nov 24;143(5):813-25, 2010.

Demontis F, Perrimon N. Integration of InR/FOXO signaling and dMyc activity during muscle growth regulates body size. Development Mar;136(6):983-93, 2009.

Last updated: October 2013