Cheryl Cero

Cheryl Cero

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Ph.D, Physiology, University of Minnesota, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, 2015

Dottore Magistrale, Biomedical Application, Università Degli Studi di Parma, Italy, 2008

Dottore, Biology, Università Degli Studi di Parma, Italy, 2006


Cheryl is a Post Doctoral Fellow with Aaron Cypess at the NIH.

Summary

Dissertation Title: Mechanisms of the pro-lipolytic and anti-obesity effects of the VGF-derived peptide TLQP-21

Advisor: Alessandro Bartolomucci, Ph.D.

Date of Final Defense: October 29, 2015

Awards & Recognition

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2014-15

Research

Publications

  • Cero C, Vostrikov V, Verardi R, Severini C, Gopinath T, Braun PD, Sassano MF, Gurney A, Roth BL, Vulchanova L, Possenti R, Veglia G, Bartolomucci A. The TLQP-21 Peptide Activates the G-protein-coupled receptor C3aR1 via a Folding-upon-Binding Mechanism. STRUCTURE, 2014. 22 (12):1744–1753
  • Petrocchi-Passerri P, Cero C, Cutarelli A, Frank C, Severini C, Bartolomucci A, Possenti R. The vgf-derived peptide TLQP-62 modulates insulin secretion and glucose homeostasis.JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY. 2015;54(3):227-39.
  • Razzoli M, Frontini A, Gurney A, Mondini E, Cubuk C, Katz LS, Cero C, Bolan PJ, Dopazo J, Vidal-Puig A, Cinti S, Bartolomucci A. Stress-induced activation of the brown adipose tissue prevents obesity in conditions of low adaptive thermogenesis. MOLECULAR METABOLISM 2015. in press.
  • Fargali S, GarciaAL, SadahiroM, JiangC, JanssenWC, Lin WJ, CoglianiV, Elste A, MortilloS, Cero C, Veitenheime B, Graiani G, Pasinetti GM, Mahata SK, Osborn JW, Huntley GW, Phillips GR, Benson DL, Bartolomucci A, Salton SR. The Granin VGF Promotes Genesis of Secretory Vesicles, and Regulates Circulating Catecholamine Levels and Blood Pressure. The FASEB Journal. 2014. May;28(5):2120-33.
  • Sanghez V, Razzoli M, Carobbio S, Campbell M, McCallum J, Cero C, Ceresini G, Cabassi A, Govoni P, Franceschini P, de Santis V, Gurney A, Ninkovic I, Parmigiani S, Palanza P, Vidal-Puig A, Bartolomucci A. Psychosocial stress induces hyperphagia and exacerbates diet-induced insulin resistance and the manifestations of the Metabolic Syndrome. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Dec;38(12):2933-42.
  • Lassi G, Ball ST, Maggi S, Colonna G, Nieus T, Cero C, Bartolomucci A, Peters J, Tucci V. Loss of Gnas imprinting differentially affects REM/NREM sleep and cognition in mice. PLoS Genetics. 2012;8:e1002706
  • Razzoli M, Bo E, Pascucci T, Pavone F, D'Amato F, Cero C, Sanghez V, Dadomo H, Palanza P, Parmigiani S, Ceresini G, Puglisi-Allegra S, Porta M, Panzica GC, Moles A, Possenti R, Bartolomucci A. Implication of the VGF-derived peptide TLQP-21 in mouse acute and chronic stress responses. Behavioral Brain Research. 2012;229:333-9.
  • Possenti R, Muccioli G, Petrocchi P, Cero C, Cabassi A, Vulchanova L, Riedl M, Manieri M, Frontini A, Giordano A, Cinti S, Govoni P, Graiani G, Quaini F, Ghe C, Bresciani E, Bulgarelli I, Torsello A, Locatelli V, Sanghez V, Larsen B, Petersen J, Palanza P, Parmigiani S, Moles A, Levi A, Bartolomucci A. Characterization of a novel peripheral pro-lipolytic mechanism in mice: role of VGF-derived peptide TLQP-21. Biochemical Journal. 2012;441:511-22.
  • Bartolomucci A, Cabassi A, Govoni P, Ceresini G, Cero C, Berra D, Dadomo H, Franceschini P, Dell'Omo G, Parmigiani S, Palanza P. Metabolic consequences and vulnerability to diet-induced obesity in male mice under chronic social stress. PLoS One. 2009;4(1):e4331.