Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Other Pathology

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MS, University of Warsaw




Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD is a Professor of Pathology in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Blusztajn received his PhD in Neural and Endocrine Regulation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Blusztajn's research is in prenatal programming of brain development and aging by essential nutrient availability during gestation.

Research Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Psychiatry


Member
Boston University
BU-BMC Cancer Center


Investigator
Framingham Heart Study


Member
Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


Member
Boston University
Genome Science Institute


Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences




Age-Associated Lipidomic Changes in Alzheimer's Disease
02/01/2019 - 01/31/2024 (Multi-PI)
PI: Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1RF1AG057768-01A1

Regulation of the hippocampal DNA methylation clock by choline nutrition in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease
08/01/2018 - 06/30/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R21AG059195-02

BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging
06/01/2014 - 05/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG045031-05

Age-Associated Lipidomic Changes in Alzheimer's Disease
09/30/2017 - 01/31/2019 (Multi-PI)
PI: Jan K. Blusztajn, PhD
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1R56AG057768-01

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Jan Blusztajn
09/01/2017 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System


Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Jan Blusztajn
09/01/2017 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System


Personnel agreement for research services of Erica Langley
04/01/2014 - 09/14/2014 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System


Epigenomic Events in Development of the Locus Coeruleus Noradrenergic Neurons
08/01/2011 - 04/30/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5R21MH094716-02

In Utero Availability of the Essential Nutrient, Choline, and Mammary Cancer Risk
12/08/2006 - 11/30/2009 (PI)
NIH/National Cancer Institute
5 R21 CA120488 02

Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMP-9) and the Nervous System
11/01/2007 - 10/31/2008 (PI)
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2019 Age-Associated Lipidomic Changes in Alzheimer's Disease 1RF1AG057768-01A1 4
2019 Regulation of the hippocampal epigenetic DNA methylation clock by choline nutrition in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease 5R21AG059195-02
2018 Regulation of the hippocampal epigenetic DNA methylation clock by choline nutrition in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease 1R21AG059195-01A1
2018 BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging 5R01AG045031-05 11
2017 Age-Associated Lipidomic Changes in Alzheimer's Disease 1R56AG057768-01 7
2017 BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging 5R01AG045031-04 11
2017 BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging 3R01AG045031-04S1 11
2016 BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging 5R01AG045031-03 11
2015 BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging 5R01AG045031-02 11
2014 BMP9 as a juvenile protective factor in cognitive aging 1R01AG045031-01A1 11
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  1. Wallace TC, Blusztajn JK, Caudill MA, Klatt KC, Zeisel SH. Choline: The Neurocognitive Essential Nutrient of Interest to Obstetricians and Gynecologists. J Diet Suppl. 2019 Aug 06; 1-20. PMID: 31385730
     
  2. Conner SC, Benayoun L, Himali JJ, Adams SL, Yang Q, DeCarli C, Blusztajn JK, Beiser A, Seshadri S, Delalle I. Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase-B3 Risk Allele Implicated in Alzheimer's Disease Associates with Increased Odds for Brain Infarcts. J Alzheimers Dis. 2019; 68(1):357-365.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30775993; DOI: 10.3233/JAD-180977;
     
  3. Wallace TC, Blusztajn JK, Caudill MA, Klatt KC, Natker E, Zeisel SH, Zelman KM. Choline: The Underconsumed and Underappreciated Essential Nutrient. Nutr Today. 2018 Nov-Dec; 53(6):240-253. PMID: 30853718
     
  4. Carreras I, Aytan N, Mellott T, Choi JK, Lehar M, Crabtree L, Leite-Morris K, Jenkins BG, Blusztajn JK, Dedeoglu A. Corrigendum to "Anxiety, neuroinflammation, cholinergic and GABAergic abnormalities are early markers of Gulf War illness in a mouse model of the disease" [Brain Res. 1681 (2018) 34-43]. Brain Res. 2018 06 01; 1688:113-115.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29526415
     
  5. Aytan N, Choi JK, Carreras I, Crabtree L, Nguyen B, Lehar M, Blusztajn JK, Jenkins BG, Dedeoglu A. Protective effects of 7,8-dihydroxyflavone on neuropathological and neurochemical changes in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Eur J Pharmacol. 2018 Jun 05; 828:9-17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29510124
     
  6. Tao Q, Zhu H, Chen X, Stern RA, Kowall N, Au R, Blusztajn JK, Qiu WQ. Pramlintide: The Effects of a Single Drug Injection on Blood Phosphatidylcholine Profile for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 62(2):597-609.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29480193
     
  7. Adams SL, Benayoun L, Tilton K, Mellott TJ, Seshadri S, Blusztajn JK, Delalle I. Immunohistochemical Analysis of Activin Receptor-Like Kinase 1 (ACVRL1/ALK1) Expression in the Rat and Human Hippocampus: Decline in CA3 During Progression of Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 63(4):1433-1443.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29843236
     
  8. Carreras I, Aytan N, Mellott T, Choi JK, Lehar M, Crabtree L, Leite-Morris K, Jenkins BG, Blusztajn JK, Dedeoglu A. Anxiety, neuroinflammation, cholinergic and GABAergic abnormalities are early markers of Gulf War illness in a mouse model of the disease. Brain Res. 2018 02 15; 1681:34-43.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29277710
     
  9. Blusztajn JK, Slack BE, Mellott TJ. Neuroprotective Actions of Dietary Choline. Nutrients. 2017 Jul 28; 9(8).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28788094
     
  10. Mellott TJ, Huleatt OM, Shade BN, Pender SM, Liu YB, Slack BE, Blusztajn JK. Correction: Perinatal Choline Supplementation Reduces Amyloidosis and Increases Choline Acetyltransferase Expression in the Hippocampus of the APPswePS1dE9 Alzheimer's Disease Model Mice. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0174875.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28334015; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174875;
     
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