Mandar Aras, Ph.D.

Graduated: December, 2009
Mentor: Dr. Elias Aizenman
Thesis: Zinc Signaling in Neuronal Tolerance
Current Position: Internal Medicine Resident Duke University, Durham, NC
Prior Degree: BS University of Pittsburgh (2004)


Aras, M.A., Hartnett, K.A. and Aizenman, E. Assessment of cell viability in primary neuronal cultures. Curr Protoc Neurosci. 2008 Jul; Chapter 7:Unit 7.18.

Aras, M.A. and Aizenman, E., Obligatory role of ASK1 in the apoptotic surge of K+ currents, Neurosci Lett 387(3): 136-140, 2005.

Chalovich, E.M., Koike, M.A., Aras., M.A., Murphey-Corb, M. and Wiley, C.A. and Jordan-Sciutto, K.L. Pocket proteins p107 and p130 exhibit increased expression in macrophages during SIV encephalitis. Neuropathology. 2005 Dec; 25(4): 315-25.