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The Faculty of Medicine - Developmental Biology and Cancer Research: Ben-Zvi Danny


 Last updated June 2021 - School of Pharmacy

List of Publications

(1) Chiu W-, Kovacheva L, Musgrove RE, Arien-Zakay H, Koprich JB, Brotchie JM, et al. α-Synuclein–induced Kv4 channelopathy in mouse vagal motoneurons drives nonmotor parkinsonian symptoms. Sci Adv 2021;7(11).

(2) Azar S, Udi S, Drori A, Hadar R, Nemirovski A, Vemuri KV, et al. Reversal of diet-induced hepatic steatosis by peripheral CB1 receptor blockade in mice is p53/miRNA-22/SIRT1/PPARα dependent. Mol Metab 2020;42.

(3) Fisch S, Bachner-Hinenzon N, Ertracht O, Guo L, Arad Y, Ben-Zvi D, et al. Localized antileptin therapy prevents aortic root dilatation and preserves left ventricular systolic function in a murine model of marfan syndrome. J Am Heart Assoc 2020;9(10).

(4) Meoli L, Ben-Zvi D, Panciotti C, Kvas S, Pizarro P, Munoz R, et al. Intestine-specific overexpression of LDLR enhances cholesterol excretion and induces metabolic changes in male mice. Endocrinology 2019;160(4):744-758.

(5) Ben-Zvi D, Meoli L, Abidi WM, Nestoridi E, Panciotti C, Castillo E, et al. Time-Dependent Molecular Responses Differ between Gastric Bypass and Dieting but Are Conserved Across Species. Cell Metab 2018;28(2):310-323.e6.

(6) Abu-Gazala S, Horwitz E, Schyr RB-, Bardugo A, Israeli H, Hija A, et al. Sleeve gastrectomy improves glycemia independent of weight loss by restoring hepatic insulin sensitivity. Diabetes 2018;67(6):1079-1085.

(7) Leibovich A, Kot-Leibovich H, Ben-Zvi D, Fainsod A. ADMP controls the size of Spemann's organizer through a network of self-regulating expansion-restriction signals. BMC Biol 2018;16(1).

(8) Ben-Zvi D, Savion N, Kolodgie F, Simon A, Fisch S, Schäfer K, et al. Local Application of Leptin Antagonist Attenuates Angiotensin II-Induced Ascending Aortic Aneurysm and Cardiac Remodeling. J Am Heart Assoc 2016;5(5).

(9) Ben-Zvi D, Barrandon O, Hadley S, Blum B, Peterson QP, Melton DA. Angptl4 links α-cell proliferation following glucagon receptor inhibition with adipose tissue triglyceride metabolism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015;112(50):15498-15503.

(10) Ben-Zvi D, Melton DA. Modeling human nutrition using human embryonic stem cells. Cell 2015;161(1):12-17.

(11) Ben-Zvi D, Fainsod A, Shilo B-, Barkai N. Scaling of dorsal-ventral patterning in the Xenopus laevis embryo. Bioessays 2014;36(2):151-156.

(12) Averbukh I, Ben-Zvi D, Mishra S, Barkai N. Scaling morphogen gradients during tissue growth by a cell division rule. Development 2014;141(10):2150-2156.

(13) Shilo B-, Haskel-Ittah M, Ben-Zvi D, Schejter ED, Barkai N. Creating gradients by morphogen shuttling. Trends Genet 2013;29(6):339-347.

(14) Inui M, Montagner M, Ben-Zvi D, Martello G, Soligo S, Manfrin A, et al. Self-regulation of the head-inducing properties of the Spemann organizer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012;109(38):15354-15359.

(15) Haskel-Ittah M, Ben-Zvi D, Branski-Arieli M, Schejter ED, Shilo B-, Barkai N. Self-organized shuttling: Generating sharp dorsoventral polarity in the early Drosophila embryo. Cell 2012;150(5):1016-1028.

(16) Dadon D, Tornovsky-Babaey S, Furth-Lavi J, Ben-Zvi D, Ziv O, Schyr-Ben-Haroush R, et al. Glucose metabolism: Key endogenous regulator of β-cell replication and survival. Diabetes Obes Metab 2012;14(SUPPL.3):101-108.

(17) Ben-Zvi D, Shilo B-, Barkai N. Scaling of morphogen gradients. Curr Opin Genet Dev 2011;21(6):704-710.

(18) Ben-Zvi D, Pyrowolakis G, Barkai N, Shilo B-. Expansion-repression mechanism for scaling the Dpp activation gradient in drosophila wing imaginal discs. Curr Biol 2011;21(16):1391-1396.

(19) Ben-Zvi D, Barkai N. Scaling of morphogen gradients by an expansion-repression integral feedback control. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010;107(15):6924-6929.

(20) Ben-Zvi D, Shilo B-, Fainsod A, Barkai N. Reply to Francois et al. Nature 2009;461(7260):E2-E3.

(21) Barkai N, Ben-Zvi D. 'Big frog, small frog'- maintaining proportions in embryonic development: Delivered on 2 July 2008 at the 33rd FEBS Congress in Athens, Greece. FEBS J 2009;276(5):1196-1207.

(22) Ben-Zvi D, Shilo B-, Fainsod A, Barkai N. Scaling of the BMP activation gradient in Xenopus embryos. Nature 2008;453(7199):1205-1211.