Lilia Kucheryavykh

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2001; St. Petersburg State Univ., St. Petersburg

Academic Department(s)

Research Area
Brain Cancer

Research Interest
The role of brain macrophages in tumor growth and dispersal, as well as the mechanisms of interaction between tumor cells and brain macrophages.
Development and testing of drug-containing nanoparticles associated with ligands specific for cancer related receptors.

Selected Publications
Electron microscopy in rat brain slices reveals rapid accumulation of Cisplatin on ribosomes and other cellular components only in glia.  Zueva L, Rivera Y, Kucheryavykh L, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ, Sanabria P, Inyushin M.  Chemother Res Pract. 2014;2014:174039.
Glioblastoma development in mouse brain: general reduction of OCTs and mislocalization of OCT3 transporter and subsequent uptake of ASP+ substrate to the nuclei. Kucheryavykh LY, Rolon-Reyes K, Kucheryavykh YV, Skatchkov S, Eaton MJ, Sanabria P, Wessinger WD, Inyushin M.  J Nuerosci Neuroeng. 2014 Feb;3(1):3-9. PMID: 25165637 PMCID: 4143131.
Transport Reversal During Heteroexchange: A Kinetic Study. Makarov V, Kucheryavykh L, Kucheryavykh Y, Rivera A, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN, Inyushin M. J Biophys. 2013;2013:683256.  PMID: 24307897 PMCID: 3825127
Intracellular polyamines enhance astrocytic coupling. Benedikt J, Inyushin M, Kucheryavykh YV, Rivera Y, Kucheryavykh LY, Nichols CG, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN. Neuroreport. 2012 Dec 5;23(17):1021-5.

Visualization of implanted GL261 glioma cells in living mouse brain slices using fluorescent 4-(4-(dimethylamino)-styryl)-N-methylpyridinium iodide (ASP+).  Kucheryavykh LY, Kucheryavykh YV, Rolón-Reyes K, Skatchkov SN, Eaton MJ, Cubano LA, Inyushin M. Biotechniques. 2012 Oct;0(0):1-4.

L-DOPA Uptake in Astrocytic Endfeet Enwrapping Blood Vessels in Rat Brain. Inyushin MY, Huertas A, Kucheryavykh YV, Kucheryavykh LY, Tsydzik V, Sanabria P, Eaton MJ, Skatchkov SN, Rojas LV, Wessinger WD. Parkinsons Dis. 2012;2012:321406.
Contact Information
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