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Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders

Lab Members

Ype Elgersma
Prof.Dr. Ype Elgersma (Y)
Full Professor
Lab Head
Ben Distel
Ben Distel
Associate Professor
Edwin Mientjes
Dr. Edwin Mientjes
Postdoctoral Fellow
Diana Rotaru
Diana Rotaru
Postdoctoral Fellow
Rosella Avagliano Trezza
Dr. Rosella Avagliano Trezza
Postdoctoral Fellow
Andre Rietman
Drs Andre Rietman
Phd Student
Monica Sonzogni
Monica Sonzogni
Phd Student
Isabella Zampeta
Isabella Zampeta
Phd Student
Jesminne Castricum
Jesminne Castricum
Phd Student
Myrthe Ottenhoff
Myrthe Ottenhoff
Phd Student
Mattijs Punt
Mattijs Punt
Phd Student
Stijn Bossuyt
Stijn Bossuyt
Phd Student
Linda Koene
Linda Koene
Phd Student
Malika Diabaté
Malika Diabaté
Master student
Teja Kakunuri
Teja Kakunuri
Master Student
Maud de Vries
Maud de Vries
Master Student
Minetta Elgersma Hooisma
Minetta Elgersma Hooisma
Research Technician
Mehrnoush Aghadavoud Jolfaei
Mehrnoush Aghadavoud Jolfaei
Research Technician
Charlotte de Konink
Charlotte de Konink
Research Technician
Ilse Wallaard
Ilse Wallaard
Research Technician

Recent Publications

Effects of antiepileptic drugs in a new TSC/mTOR-dependent epilepsy mouse model.

Koene LMC, van Grondelle SE, Proietti Onori M, Wallaard I, Kooijman NHRM, van Oort A, Schreiber J, Elgersma Y
in Annals of clinical and translational neurology 2019

Loss of nuclear UBE3A causes electrophysiological and behavioral deficits in mice and is associated with Angelman syndrome.

Avagliano Trezza R, Sonzogni M, Bossuyt SNV, Zampeta FI, Punt AM, van den Berg M, Rotaru DC, Koene LMC, Munshi ST, Stedehouder J, Kros JM, Williams M, Heussler H, de Vrij FMS, Mientjes EJ, van Woerden GM, Kushner SA, Distel B, Elgersma Y
in Nature neuroscience 2019

A randomized controlled trial with everolimus for IQ and autism in tuberous sclerosis complex.

Overwater IE, Rietman AB, Mous SE, Bindels-de Heus K, Rizopoulos D, Ten Hoopen LW, van der Vaart T, Jansen FE, Elgersma Y, Moll HA, de Wit MY
in Neurology 2019

Delayed loss of UBE3A reduces the expression of Angelman syndrome-associated phenotypes.

Sonzogni M, Hakonen J, Bernabé Kleijn M, Silva-Santos S, Judson MC, Philpot BD, van Woerden GM, Elgersma Y
in Molecular autism 2019

CAMK2-Dependent Signaling in Neurons Is Essential for Survival.

Kool MJ, Proietti Onori M, Borgesius NZ, van de Bree JE, Elgersma-Hooisma M, Nio E, Bezstarosti K, Buitendijk GHS, Aghadavoud Jolfaei M, Demmers JAA, Elgersma Y, van Woerden GM
in The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 2019

Enhanced Transmission at the Calyx of Held Synapse in a Mouse Model for Angelman Syndrome.

Wang T, van Woerden GM, Elgersma Y, Borst JGG
in Frontiers in cellular neuroscience 2018

Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Unselected Cohort of Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1).

Eijk S, Mous SE, Dieleman GC, Dierckx B, Rietman AB, de Nijs PFA, Ten Hoopen LW, van Minkelen R, Elgersma Y, Catsman-Berrevoets CE, Oostenbrink R, Legerstee JS
in Journal of autism and developmental disorders 2018

Candidate CSPG4 mutations and induced pluripotent stem cell modeling implicate oligodendrocyte progenitor cell dysfunction in familial schizophrenia.

de Vrij FM, Bouwkamp CG, Gunhanlar N, Shpak G, Lendemeijer B, Baghdadi M, Gopalakrishna S, Ghazvini M, Li TM, Quadri M, Olgiati S, Breedveld GJ, Coesmans M, Mientjes E, de Wit T, Verheijen FW, Beverloo HB, Cohen D, Kok RM, Bakker PR, Nijburg A, Spijker AT, Haffmans PMJ, Hoencamp E, Bergink V, Vorstman JA, Wu T, Olde Loohuis LM, Amin N, Langen CD, Hofman A, Hoogendijk WJ, van Duijn CM, Ikram MA, Vernooij MW, Tiemeier H, Uitterlinden AG, Elgersma Y, Distel B, Gribnau J, White T, Bonifati V, Kushner SA
in Molecular psychiatry 2018

A behavioral test battery for mouse models of Angelman syndrome: a powerful tool for testing drugs and novel mutants.

Sonzogni M, Wallaard I, Santos SS, Kingma J, du Mee D, van Woerden GM, Elgersma Y
in Molecular autism 2018

The intellectual disability-associated CAMK2G p.Arg292Pro mutation acts as a pathogenic gain-of-function

Proietti Onori M, Koopal B, Everman DB, Worthington JD, Jones JR, Ploeg MA, Mientjes E, van Bon BW, Kleefstra T, Schulman H, Kushner SA, Küry S, Elgersma Y, van Woerden GM
in Hum Mutat 2018

Adult Ube3a Gene Reinstatement Restores the Electrophysiological Deficits of Prefrontal Cortex Layer 5 Neurons in a Mouse Model of Angelman Syndrome

Improvement of ubiquitylation site detection by Orbitrap mass spectrometry

van der Wal L, Bezstarosti K, Sap KA, Dekkers DHW, Rijkers E, Mientjes E, Elgersma Y, Demmers JAA
in J Proteomics 2018

Regulating the human HECT E3 ligases.

Sluimer J, Distel B
in Cellular and molecular life sciences : CMLS 2018

Variation in a range of mTOR-related genes associates with intracranial volume and intellectual disability.

Reijnders MRF, Kousi M, van Woerden GM, Klein M, Bralten J, Mancini GMS, van Essen T, Proietti-Onori M, Smeets EEJ, van Gastel M, Stegmann APA, Stevens SJC, Lelieveld SH, Gilissen C, Pfundt R, Tan PL, Kleefstra T, Franke B, Elgersma Y, Katsanis N, Brunner HG
in Nature communications 2017

A brain proteomic investigation of rapamycin effects in the mouse model.

Wesseling H, Elgersma Y, Bahn S
in Molecular autism 2017
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Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies on our lab.