A Short Biography:
Josephine Enciso, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor
Pediatrics/Neonatology & Developmental Biology. Dr. Enciso received her MD at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1996 and completed her residency in Pediatrics in 1999 at Tufts University School of Medicine/New England Medical Center-Floating Hospital for Children. Dr. Enciso received her initial research training in the laboratory of Dr. Joseph Madri, Professor of Pathology, at Yale University School of Medicine from 1999-2003, at which time she had also completed subspecialty fellowship training in Neonatology/Perinatal Medicine. In November 2007, Dr. Enciso joined the Division of Neonatology at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. In the Arispe Lab, Dr. Enciso is currently investigating the endothelial cell-specific role of progesterone receptor in inflammation.
A selected list of publications:
Goddard Lauren M, Murphy Thomas J, Org TÃ¶nis, Enciso Josephine M, Hashimoto-Partyka Minako K, Warren Carmen M, Domigan Courtney K, McDonald Austin I, He Huanhuan, Sanchez Lauren A, Allen Nancy C, Orsenigo Fabrizio, Chao Lily C, Dejana Elisabetta, Tontonoz Peter, Mikkola Hanna K A, Iruela-Arispe M Luisa
Progesterone receptor in the vascular endothelium triggers
physiological uterine permeability preimplantation
Hofmann Jennifer J, Briot Anais, Enciso Josephine, Zovein Ann C, Ren Shuxun, Zhang Zhen W, Radtke Freddy, Simons Michael, Wang Yibin, Iruela-Arispe M Luisa
Endothelial deletion of murine Jag1 leads to valve calcification and congenital heart defects associated with Alagille syndrome
Development (Cambridge, England),
Enciso JM, Hirschi KK.
Nutrient regulation of tumor and vascular endothelial cell proliferation,
Curr Cancer Drug Targets,
Hallaq Haifa, Pinter Emese, Enciso Josephine, McGrath James, Zeiss Caroline, Brueckner Martina, Madri Joseph, Jacobs Harris C, Wilson Christine M, Vasavada Hemaxi, Jiang Xiaobing, Bogue Clifford W
A null mutation of Hhex results in abnormal cardiac development, defective vasculogenesis and elevated Vegfa levels