Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography Imaging Detects Response to Therapeutic Intervention and Plaque Vulnerability in a Murine Model of Advanced Atherosclerotic Disease-Brief Report. 2020
2020 Clonally expanding smooth muscle cells promote atherosclerosis by escaping efferocytosis and activating the complement cascade 2020
2020 Pro-efferocytic nanoparticles are specifically taken up by lesional macrophages and prevent atherosclerosis.Nature Nanotechnology.  15:154-161. 2020
2019 Clonal Smooth Muscle Cell Expansion, Autophagy, and Vascular Integrity in Aortic Aneurysm Disease. 2019
2018 Functional regulatory mechanism of smooth muscle cell-restricted LMOD1 coronary artery disease locusPLoS Genetics.  14. 2018
2018 Proefferocytic Therapy Promotes Transforming Growth Factor-β Signaling and Prevents Aneurysm Formation.Circulation.  137:750-753. 2018
2017 The Intersection of Genome-Wide Association Studies and High-Throughput Small Interfering Ribonucleic Acid Screens Allows for the Identification of Novel Pathways Relevant to Atherosclerosis.JACC: Basic to Translational Science.  2:209-211. 2017
2017 Loss of LMOD1 impairs smooth muscle cytocontractility and causes megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome in humans and mice. 2017
2016 CD47-blocking antibodies restore phagocytosis and prevent atherosclerosis.Nature.  536:86-90. 2016
2016 De Novo and Rare Variants at Multiple Loci Support the Oligogenic Origins of Atrioventricular Septal Heart Defects.PLoS Genetics.  12:e1005963. 2016
2016 CDKN2B Regulates TGFβ Signaling and Smooth Muscle Cell Investment of Hypoxic Neovessels.Circulation Research.  118:230-240. 2016
2015 Coronary Artery Disease Associated Transcription Factor TCF21 Regulates Smooth Muscle Precursor Cells That Contribute to the Fibrous Cap.PLoS Genetics.  11:e1005155. 2015
2014 Identification and initial functional characterization of a human vascular cell-enriched long noncoding RNA. 2014
2012 Leiomodin 1, a new serum response factor-dependent target gene expressed preferentially in differentiated smooth muscle cells.Journal of Biological Chemistry.  287:2459-2467. 2012
2010 Expression and functional activity of four myocardin isoforms.Gene.  464:1-10. 2010

Education And Training

  • Stanford University School of Medicine Surgery, Postdoctoral Research 2018
  • Full Name

  • Vivek Nanda