• Dr. Krishnamurthy completed his Bachelors in Veterinary Medicine from Bangalore Veterinary College and earned his Ph.D. in Veterinary Pathology from the Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India. He held faculty appointments at the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and Houston Methodist Research Institute before joining UAB. Dr.Krishnamurthy directs a research program focusing on understanding mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases and developing novel therapeutic strategies to promote cardiac regeneration and repair. Dr. Krishnamurthy’s laboratory is supported through funds from National Institutes of Health (NIH-R01) and American Heart Association (GIA and Postdoctoral).
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 OBG-like ATPase 1 inhibition attenuates angiotensin II-induced hypertrophic response in human ventricular myocytes via GSK-3beta/beta-catenin signalling 2019
    2019 Convergences of Life Sciences and Engineering in Understanding and Treating Heart Failure 2019
    2017 Interleukin-10 inhibits bone marrow fibroblast progenitor cell-mediated cardiac fibrosis in pressure-overloaded myocardium 2017
    2017 Therapeutic inhibition of miR-375 attenuates post-myocardial infarction inflammatory response and left ventricular dysfunction via PDK-1-AKT signalling axis 2017
    2017 Assessment of MiRNA regulation of endothelial progenitor cell mediated angiogenesis 2017
    2016 MicroRNA-126 overexpression rescues diabetes-induced impairment in efferocytosis of apoptotic cardiomyocytes 2016
    2016 Editorial Commentary: miRNA a tiny genetic tool: Key to the puzzle of cardiovascular disease 2016
    2016 Role of MAPK-mediated endoplasmic reticulum stress signaling in the heart during aging in senescence-accelerated prone mice 2016
    2016 Naringenin ameliorates skin inflammation and accelerates phenotypic reprogramming from M1 to M2 macrophage polarization in atopic dermatitis NC/Nga mouse model 2016
    2016 Alcohol Toxicity in Diabetes and Its Complications: A Double Trouble? 2016
    2016 Angiotensin receptor blockers: Focus on cardiac and renal injury 2016
    2016 Modulation of Macrophage Polarization and HMGB1-TLR2/TLR4 Cascade Plays a Crucial Role for Cardiac Remodeling in Senescence-Accelerated Prone Mice 2016
    2016 MicroRNA-9 inhibits hyperglycemia-induced pyroptosis in human ventricular cardiomyocytes by targeting ELAVL1 2016
    2016 Depletion of cardiac 14-3-3η protein adversely influences pathologic cardiac remodeling during myocardial infarction after coronary artery ligation in mice 2016
    2016 IL-10 Accelerates Re-Endothelialization and Inhibits Post-Injury Intimal Hyperplasia following Carotid Artery Denudation 2016
    2015 Interleukin-10 inhibits chronic angiotensin II-induced pathological autophagy 2015
    2015 Negative Regulation of miR-375 by Interleukin-10 Enhances Bone Marrow-Derived Progenitor Cell-Mediated Myocardial Repair and Function after Myocardial Infarction 2015
    2015 Enhanced cardiac regenerative ability of stem cells after ischemia-reperfusion injury: Role of human CD34+ cells deficient in microRNA-377 2015
    2015 Schisandrin B ameliorates ICV-infused amyloid β induced oxidative stress and neuronal dysfunction through inhibiting RAGE/NF-κB/MAPK and Up-regulating HSP/beclin expression 2015
    2015 Sirtuin-6 deficiency exacerbates diabetes-induced impairment of wound healing 2015
    2015 Schisandrin b prevents doxorubicin induced cardiac dysfunction by modulation of DNA damage, oxidative stress and inflammation through inhibition of mapk/p53 signaling 2015
    2015 Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Exosomes Promote Endogenous Repair Mechanisms and Enhance Cardiac Function Following Myocardial Infarction 2015
    2015 Enhancer-associated long noncoding RNAs: A novel frontier with new perception in cardiac regeneration 2015
    2015 RNA-stabilizing proteins as molecular targets in cardiovascular pathologies 2015
    2014 Small engine, big power: MicrorNAS as regulators of cardiac diseases and regeneration 2014
    2013 Alcohol consumption negates estrogen-mediated myocardial repair in ovariectomized mice by inhibiting endothelial progenitor cell mobilization and function 2013
    2013 Bone Marrow Progenitor Cell Therapy-Mediated Paracrine Regulation of Cardiac miRNA-155 Modulates Fibrotic Response in Diabetic Hearts 2013
    2012 Histone deacetylase 1 deficiency impairs differentiation and electrophysiological properties of cardiomyocytes derived from induced pluripotent cells 2012
    2012 Elucidation of a Novel Pathway through Which HDAC1 Controls Cardiomyocyte Differentiation through Expression of SOX-17 and BMP2 2012
    2012 Interleukin-10 treatment attenuates pressure overload-induced hypertrophic remodeling and improves heart function via signal transducers and activators of transcription 3-dependent inhibition of nuclear factor-κB 2012
    2012 Enhanced angiogenic and cardiomyocyte differentiation capacity of epigenetically reprogrammed mouse and human endothelial progenitor cells augments their efficacy for ischemic myocardial repair 2012
    2011 Interleukin-10 deficiency impairs bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cell survival and function in ischemic myocardium 2011
    2010 Myocardial knockdown of mRNA-stabilizing protein HuR attenuates post-MI inflammatory response and left ventricular dysfunction in IL-10-null mice 2010
    2010 Career moves: Induced pluripotent cells from human aortic smooth muscle cells can efficiently redifferentiate into parental phenotype 2010
    2009 IL-10 inhibits inflammation and attenuates left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction via activation of STAT3 and suppression of HuR 2009
    2009 Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinases improves left ventricular function in mice lacking osteopontin after myocardial infarction 2009
    2008 Cell-free embryonic stem cell extract-mediated derivation of multipotent stem cells from NIH3T3 fibroblasts for functional and anatomical ischemic tissue repair 2008
    2007 β1 integrins modulate β-adrenergic receptor-stimulated cardiac myocyte apoptosis and myocardial remodeling 2007
    2007 Lack of osteopontin improves cardiac function in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice 2007
    2006 Behavioural and neurotoxic effects in Wistar rats induced by low doses of ochratoxin A 2006
    2006 Expression of the cytoplasmic domain of β1 integrin induces apoptosis in adult rat ventricular myocytes (ARVM) via the involvement of caspase-8 and mitochondrial death pathway 2006
    2006 Deficiency of β1 integrins results in increased myocardial dysfunction after myocardial infarction 2006
    2005 Pathogenicity of Pasteurella multocida A:1 in experimentally infected chickens and chicken embryos 2005
    2003 Correlation of clinicopathological and microbiological studies in experimental fowl typhoid and pullorum disease in chicken 2003
    2002 Immunocytochemical detection of Salmonella Gallinarum and Salmonella Pullorum in experimentally infected chickens 2002


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    2017 Kampo Medicine for Hypertension and Related Disorders.  59-67. 2017
    2017 Significance of Japanese Kampo Medicine in Supportive Care of Heart Failure/Function.  47-57. 2017

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy Level Degree in Veterinary Pathology Residency Program, Indian Veterinary Research Institute 2003
  • Master of Science in Veterinary Pathology Residency Program, Indian Veterinary Research Institute 2000
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Agricultural Sciences/Bangalore 1998
  • Full Name

  • Prasanna Krishnamurthy