David E. Rivera

ORCID #0000-0002-6036-1217
B.S., University of Puerto Rico at Bayamón   David Rivera grande
 
Academic Program
Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular Biology

Department
Biochemistry
 
Publications
Kucheryavykh LY, Dávila-Rodríguez J, Rivera-Aponte DE, Zueva LV, Washington AV, Sanabria P, Inyushin MY.  Platelets are responsible for the accumulation of β-amyloid in blood clots inside and around blood vessels in mouse brain after thrombosis. Brain Res Bull. 2016 nov 28. S0361-9230(16)30321-5.
 
Rivera-Aponte DE, Méndez-González M, Rivera-Pagan AF, Kucheryavykh YV, Kucheryavykh LY, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Hyperglycemia reduces functional expression of astrocytic Kir4.1 channels and glial glutamate uptake. Neuroscience. 2015 Sep 24. S0306-4522(15)00863-5. PMID: 26404875.
 
Rivera-Pagán AF, Rivera-Aponte DE, Melnik-Martinez KV, Zayas-Santiago A, Kucheryavykh LY, Martins AH, Cubano LA, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ.  Up-Regulation of TREK-2 Potassium Channels in Cultured Astrocytes Requires De Novo Protein Synthesis: Relevance to Localization of TREK-2 Channels in Astrocytes after Transient Cerebral Ischemia.  PLoS One. 2015 Apr 17;10(4):e0125195.
 
Presentations
Rivera-Aponte DE, Méndez-González M, Tejeda-Bayron F, Malpica-Nieves C, Rivera-Pagán A, Kucheryavykh L, Kucheryavykh Y, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Hyerglycemia Reduces Astrocytic Potassium Channels and Function. 4th PR Cell Signaling Meeting. Ponce, PR (March 2017)
 

Rivera-Aponte DE. Hyperglycemia Reduces Astrocytic Kir4.1 Potassium Channels Expression and Function: Relevance to Stroke. 7th CaribeGLIA Symposium. Bayamon, PR (February 2017)

 

Rivera-Aponte DE, Méndez-González M, Miranda L, Cubano LA, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Reduction of Kir4.1 Potassium Channel Expression in Diabetic Mice: Relevance to Stroke. 25th Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference. San Juan, PR (December 2016)

 
Rivera-Aponte DE, Méndez-González M, Miranda L, Cubano LA, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Reduction of Kir4.1 Potassium Channel Expression in Diabetic Mice: Relevance to Stroke. 46th Society for  Neuroscience Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA (November 2016)
 
Rivera-Aponte DE, Méndez-González MP, Rivera-Pagán A, Kucheryavykh YV, Kucheryavykh LY, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ. Hyperglycemia Reduces Astrocityc Potassium Channels and Function. 2015 Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL (October 2015)
 
 
 
 
Awards
Honorable Mention – Ford Dissertation Fellowship
 
Travel Awards
*June 2015 – NEURAL Conference Travel Awards – 2015  National Enhancement of Underrepresented Academic Leaders (NEURAL) Conference
 
Currently Status:
*Research Assistant Professor – Universidad Central del Caribe