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Brian Michael Skehan MD, PhD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine

    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DivisionChild & Adolescent Psychiatry

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    Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, United StatesBSBiology
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesMD
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United StatesPHDBiomedical Sciences

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    1. Hugunin J, Khan S, McPhillips E, Davis M, Larkin C, Skehan B, Lapane KL. Pediatrician and Child Adolescent Psychiatrist Perspectives of Coordinated Care for Emerging Adults. J Adolesc Health. 2023 05; 72(5):770-778. PMID: 36604207.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Hugunin J, Davis M, Larkin C, Baek J, Skehan B, Lapane KL. Established Outpatient Care and Follow-Up After Acute Psychiatric Service Use Among Youths and Young Adults. Psychiatr Serv. 2023 01 01; 74(1):2-9. PMID: 36223162.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Hugunin J, Davis M, Larkin C, Baek J, Skehan B, Lapane KL. Healthcare use in commercially insured youth with mental health disorders. BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jul 26; 22(1):952. PMID: 35883138.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Cheung A, Polavarapu M, Kosuru S, Chiang M, Lombardi D, Liu M, Bakeman D, Raj A, Skehan B, Fan X. Treatment and services for psychosis: Are college campuses a novel frontier for early detection and intervention? Psychiatry Res. 2020 02; 284:112699. PMID: 31813595.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    5. Downs N, Galles E, Skehan B, Lipson SK. Be True to Our Schools-Models of Care in College Mental Health. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018 08 09; 20(9):72. PMID: 30094519.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Skehan B, Davis M. Aligning Mental Health Treatments with the Developmental Stage and Needs of Late Adolescents and Young Adults. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2017 04; 26(2):177-190. PMID: 28314449.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Kailasan Vanaja S, Rathinam VA, Atianand MK, Kalantari P, Skehan B, Fitzgerald KA, Leong JM. Bacterial RNA:DNA hybrids are activators of the NLRP3 inflammasome. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 May 27; 111(21):7765-70. PMID: 24828532.
      Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    8. Aitio O, Hellman M, Skehan B, Kesti T, Leong JM, Saksela K, Permi P. Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli exploits a tryptophan switch to hijack host f-actin assembly. Structure. 2012 Oct 10; 20(10):1692-703. PMID: 22921828.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    9. Vingadassalom D, Campellone KG, Brady MJ, Skehan B, Battle SE, Robbins D, Kapoor A, Hecht G, Snapper SB, Leong JM. Enterohemorrhagic E. coli requires N-WASP for efficient type III translocation but not for EspFU-mediated actin pedestal formation. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Aug 19; 6(8):e1001056. PMID: 20808845.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    10. Vingadassalom D, Kazlauskas A, Skehan B, Cheng HC, Magoun L, Robbins D, Rosen MK, Saksela K, Leong JM. Insulin receptor tyrosine kinase substrate links the E. coli O157:H7 actin assembly effectors Tir and EspF(U) during pedestal formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Apr 21; 106(16):6754-9. PMID: 19366662.
      Citations: 61     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    11. Padrick SB, Cheng HC, Ismail AM, Panchal SC, Doolittle LK, Kim S, Skehan BM, Umetani J, Brautigam CA, Leong JM, Rosen MK. Hierarchical regulation of WASP/WAVE proteins. Mol Cell. 2008 Nov 07; 32(3):426-38. PMID: 18995840.
      Citations: 129     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    12. Cheng HC, Skehan BM, Campellone KG, Leong JM, Rosen MK. Structural mechanism of WASP activation by the enterohaemorrhagic E. coli effector EspF(U). Nature. 2008 Aug 21; 454(7207):1009-13. PMID: 18650809.
      Citations: 53     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    13. Campellone KG, Brady MJ, Alamares JG, Rowe DC, Skehan BM, Tipper DJ, Leong JM. Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli Tir requires a C-terminal 12-residue peptide to initiate EspF-mediated actin assembly and harbours N-terminal sequences that influence pedestal length. Cell Microbiol. 2006 Sep; 8(9):1488-503. PMID: 16922867.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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