Dr. Peter J. Morin

Boston University School of Medicine, USA

Assistant Professor



1992 Ph.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Biochemistry


  1. Bielinski DF, Morin PJ, Dickey, BF, Fine RE. Low molecular weight GTP-binding proteins are associated with neuronal organelles involved in rapid axonal transport. J Biol Chem. 1989; 264: 18363-18367.
  2. Fishman JM, Cahill M, Morin PJ, McCrory M, Bucher NLR, Ullman D. Specific gangliosides increase rapidly in rat liver following partial hepatectomy. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1991; 174: 638-646.
  3. Morin PJ, Lui N, Johnson RJ, Leeman SE, Fine RE. Isolation and characterization of rapid transport vesicle subtypes from the rabbit optic nerve. J Neurochem. 1991; 56: 415-427.
  4. Morin PJ, Johnson RJ, Shachar I, Fine RE, Leeman SE. Characteristics of tachykinin transport vesicles in the optic nerve. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1991; 632: 442-443.
  5. Morin PJ, Johnson RJ, Fine RE. Kinesin is rapidly transported in the optic nerve as a membrane associated protein. Biochem Biophys Acta. 1993; 1146 (2): 275-281.
  6. Morin PJ, Abraham CR, Amaratunga A, Johnson RJ, Huber G, Sandell JH, Fine RE. Amyloid precursor protein is synthesized by retinal ganglion cells, rapidly transported to axolemma, and metabolized. J Neurochem. 1993; 61 (2): 464-473.
  7. Amaratunga A, Morin PJ, Kosik KS, Fine RE. Inhibition of kinesin synthesis and rapid anterograde axonal transport in vivo by an antisense oligonucleotide. J Biol Chem. 1993; 268 (23): 17427-17430.
  8. Morin PJ, Medina M, Brown AMC, Kosik KS. Wnt-1 expression alters APP metabolism. Neurobiology of Aging. 1998a; 19 (4S): S38.
  9. Morin, PJ, Medina, M, Seminov, M, Brown, AMC, and Kosik, K. Wnt-1 induces splicing of exon 15 and expression of L-APP. Neurobiology of Disease. 2004; 16: 59-67.
  10. Morin PJ, Miseo, EV, Wright, NA, Gouras, GK, Hanlon, E, McKee, A, Dedeoglu, A, Fine, RE, Kubilus, CI, Ferrante, RJ, and Kowall, NW. FT-IR microspectroscopic imaging; analysis of Alzheimer’s disease and Transgenic mouse amyloid plaque. Leonard Berg Symposium Abstract. 2003.
  11. Stack, E, Ferrante, RJ, Kowall, NW, and PJ Morin. Neurogenesis in retrosplenial cortex of Tg2576 mice. 2006 Abstract. ICAD, Madrid, Spain.
  12. Eisenhaur, PB, George, A, Leahy, H, Matheson, SM, and PJ Morin. Wnt-PCP signaling regulates cytoskeletal remodeling and neurite growth: effects on APP metabolism. 2006 Abstract. ICAD, Madrid, Spain.
  13. George, A, Leahy, H, Zhou, JZ, and PJ Morin. The V-ATPase inhibitor bafilomycin and mutant VPS35 Inhibit canonical Wnt signaling. Neurobiology of Disease. 2007: Apr, 26 (1): 125-33.
  14. McKee AC, Gavett BE, Stern RA, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Perl DP, Hedley-Whyte ET, Price B, Sullivan C, Morin P, Lee HS, Kubilus CA, Daneshvar DH, Wulff M, Budson AE. TDP-43 Proteinopathy and Motor Neuron Disease in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. 2010 J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2010: Sept; 69 (9): 918-929.
  15. Sullivan CP, Jay A, Stack E, Pakaluk M, Wadlinger E, Fine RE, Wells JM, and Morin PJ. Effects of retromer Disruption on Amyloidogenic APP Processing. 2011 Neurobiology of Disease Aug; 43 (2): 338-45.
  16. Sullivan CP, Berg EA, Elliott-Bryant R, Fishman JB, McKee AC, Morin PJ, Shia M, Fine RE. Pyroglutamate-Aβ 3 and 11 colocalize in amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease cerebral cortex with pyroglutamate-Aβ 11 forming the central core. 2011 Neurosci Lett. Oct 6.
  17. Tan Y, F Yu, A Pereira, PJ Morin, and J Zhou. Suppression of Nrdp1 toxicity by Parkin in Drosophila models. 2011 Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 416 (1-2): 18-23.
  18. Xia, W., S. T. Wong, E. B. Hanlon and P. J. Morin (2012). "Alzheimers γ-Secretase Modulator: Shifting the End." J Alzheimers Dis. in press.

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