Rajagopal Lab

Rithwick Rajagopal, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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  • Pathogenic mechanisms in diabetic retinopathy
  • neuronal damage in diabetes mellitus


View all Rithwick Rajagopal’s NCBI publications on PubMed»

  1. Rajagopal R, Bateman R, Van Stavern GP (2011) Visual involvement in corticobasal syndrome. Journal of Neuroophthalmology 0:1-3 (Epub).
  2. Rajagopal R, Harbour JW (2011) Diagnostic testing and treatment choices in primary
    vitreoretinal lymphoma. Retina 31(3):435-40.
  3. Rajagopal R, Apte RS (2010) Full-thickness macular hole in a patient with proliferative sickle cell retinopathy. Retina 30(5):838-9.
  4. Bath KG, Mandairon N, Jing D, Rajagopal R, Kapoor R, Chen ZY, Khan T, Proenca CC, Kraemer R, Cleland TA, Hempstead BL, Chao MV, Lee FS (2008) Variant brain-derived neurotrophic factor (Val66Met) alters adult olfactory bulb neurogenesis and spontaneous olfactory discrimination. J Neurosci 28(10):2383-93.
  5. Wiese S, Jablonka S, Holtmann B, Orel N, Rajagopal R, Chao MV, Sendtner M (2007) Adenosine receptor A2A-R contributes to motoneuron survival by transactivating the tyrosine kinase receptor TrkB. Proc Natl Acad Sci 104(43):17210-5.
  6. Rajagopal R, Chao MV (2006) A role for Fyn in Trk receptor transactivation by G-protein-coupled receptor signaling. Mol Cell Neurosci 33(1):36-46.
  7. Arevalo JC, Waite J, Rajagopal R, Beyna M, Chen ZY, Lee FS, Chao MV (2006) Cell survival through Trk neurotrophin receptors is differentially regulated by ubiquitination. Neuron 50(4):549-59.
  8. Chao MV, Rajagopal R, Lee FS (2006) Neurotrophin signalling in health and disease.
    Clin Sci (Lond) 110(2):167-73.
  9. Rajagopal R, Chen ZY, Lee FS, Chao MV (2004) Transactivation of Trk neurotrophin receptors by G protein-coupled receptor ligands occurs on intracellular membranes. J Neurosci 24:6650-6658.
  10. Mani SS, Rajagopal R, Garfinkel AB, Fan X, Wolfner MF (2003) A hydrophilic lamin-binding domain from the Drosophila YA protein can target proteins to the nuclear envelope. J Cell Sci 116:2067-2072.
  11. Lee FS, Rajagopal R, Chao MV (2002) Distinctive features of Trk neurotrophin receptor transactivation by G protein-coupled receptors. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev 13:11-17.
  12. Lee FS, Rajagopal R, Kim AH, Chang PC, Chao MV (2002) Activation of Trk neurotrophin receptor signaling by pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptides. J Biol Chem 277:9096-9102.