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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
Annelot van Esbroeck
Annelot van Esbroeck
Postdoctoral Fellow
Isabella Zampeta
Isabella Zampeta
Phd Student
Myrthe Ottenhoff
Myrthe Ottenhoff
Phd Student
Claudia Milazzo
Claudia Milazzo
Phd Student
Mattijs Punt
Mattijs Punt
Phd Student
Eva Niggl
Eva Niggl
Phd Student
Jesminne Castricum
Jesminne Castricum
Phd Student
Anouk Heuvelmans
Anouk Heuvelmans
Phd Student
Jelle Stringer
Jelle Stringer
Master Student
Dana Vervloet
Dana Vervloet
Master Student
Minetta Elgersma Hooisma
Minetta Elgersma Hooisma
Research Technician
Charlotte Kraan
Charlotte Kraan
Secretary
Mehrnoush Aghadavoud Jolfaei
Mehrnoush Aghadavoud Jolfaei
Research Technician
Ilse Wallaard
Ilse Wallaard
Research Technician

Recent Publications

Cortical Inhibition and Plasticity in Major Depressive Disorder.

Castricum J, Birkenhager TK, Kushner SA, Elgersma Y, Tulen JHM
in Frontiers in psychiatry 2022

A cross-species spatiotemporal proteomic analysis identifies UBE3A-dependent signaling pathways and targets.

Pandya NJ, Meier S, Tyanova S, Terrigno M, Wang C, Punt AM, Mientjes EJ, Vautheny A, Distel B, Kremer T, Elgersma Y, Jagasia R
in Molecular psychiatry 2022

A novel automated approach for improving standardization of the marble burying test enables quantification of burying bouts and activity characteristics

Lucas Wahl, A. Mattijs Punt, Tara Arbab, Ingo Willuhn, Ype Elgersma, Aleksandra Badura
in eNeuro 2022

The MAP3K7 gene: further delineation of clinical characteristics and genotype/phenotype correlations.

van Woerden GM, Senden R, de Konink C, Trezza RA, Baban A, Bassetti JA, van Bever Y, Bird LM, van Bon BW, Brooks AS, Guan Q, Klee EW, Marcelis C, Rosado JM, Schimmenti LA, Shikany AR, Terhal PA, Nicole Weaver K, Wessels MW, van Wieringen H, Hurst AC, Gooch CF, Steindl K, Joset P, Rauch A, Tartaglia M, Niceta M, Elgersma Y, Demirdas S
in Human mutation 2022

From first report to clinical trials: a bibliometric overview and visualization of the development of Angelman syndrome research.

Unlike dietary restriction, rapamycin fails to extend lifespan and reduce transcription stress in progeroid DNA repair-deficient mice.

Birkisdóttir MB, Jaarsma D, Brandt RMC, Barnhoorn S, van Vliet N, Imholz S, van Oostrom CT, Nagarajah B, Portilla Fernández E, Roks AJM, Elgersma Y, van Steeg H, Ferreira JA, Pennings JLA, Hoeijmakers JHJ, Vermeij WP, Dollé MET
in Aging cell 2021

Loss of nuclear UBE3A activity is the predominant cause of Angelman syndrome in individuals carrying UBE3A missense mutations.

Bossuyt SNV, Punt AM, de Graaf IJ, van den Burg J, Williams MG, Heussler H, Elgersma Y, Distel B
in Human molecular genetics 2021

TAOK1 is associated with neurodevelopmental disorder and essential for neuronal maturation and cortical development.

van Woerden GM, Bos M, de Konink C, Distel B, Trezza RA, Shur NE, Barañano K, Mahida S, Chassevent A, Schreiber A, Erwin AL, Gripp KW, Rehman F, Brulleman S, Mc Cormack R, de Geus G, Kalsner L, Sorlin A, Bruel AL, Koolen DA, Gabriel MK, Rossi M, Fitzpatrick DR, Wilkie AOM, Calpena E, Johnson D, Brooks A, van Slegtenhorst M, Fleischer J, Groepper D, Lindstrom K, Micheil Innes A, Goodwin A, Humberson J, Noyes A, Langley KG, Telegrafi A, Blevins A, Hoffman J, Guillen Sacoto MJ, Juusola J, Monaghan KG, Punj S, Simon M, Pfundt R, Elgersma Y, Kleefstra T
in Human mutation 2021

UBE3A reinstatement as a disease-modifying therapy for Angelman syndrome.

in Developmental medicine and child neurology 2021

Mono-ubiquitination of Rabphilin 3A by UBE3A serves a non-degradative function.

RHEB/mTOR hyperactivity causes cortical malformations and epileptic seizures through increased axonal connectivity.

Proietti Onori M, Koene LMC, Schäfer CB, Nellist M, de Brito van Velze M, Gao Z, Elgersma Y, van Woerden GM
in PLoS biology 2021

Attention and Motor Learning in Adult Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 1.

Castricum J, Tulen JHM, Taal W, Rietman AB, Elgersma Y
in Journal of attention disorders 2021

MEK inhibition ameliorates social behavior phenotypes in a Spred1 knockout mouse model for RASopathy disorders.

Borrie SC, Plasschaert E, Callaerts-Vegh Z, Yoshimura A, D'Hooge R, Elgersma Y, Kushner SA, Legius E, Brems H
in Molecular autism 2021

Antisense oligonucleotide treatment rescues UBE3A expression and multiple phenotypes of an Angelman syndrome mouse model.

Milazzo C, Mientjes EJ, Wallaard I, Rasmussen SV, Erichsen KD, Kakunuri T, van der Sman ASE, Kremer T, Miller MT, Hoener MC, Elgersma Y
in JCI insight 2021

Secreted retrovirus-like GAG-domain-containing protein PEG10 is regulated by UBE3A and is involved in Angelman syndrome pathophysiology.

Pandya NJ, Wang C, Costa V, Lopatta P, Meier S, Zampeta FI, Punt AM, Mientjes E, Grossen P, Distler T, Tzouros M, Martí Y, Banfai B, Patsch C, Rasmussen S, Hoener M, Berrera M, Kremer T, Dunkley T, Ebeling M, Distel B, Elgersma Y, Jagasia R
in Cell reports. Medicine 2021
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Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies on our lab.