Richard J. Wurtman - Publications

Affiliations: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
Cell membrane

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2015 Wurtman JJ, Wurtman RJ. Depression can beget obesity can beget depression. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 76: e1619-21. PMID 26717542 DOI: 10.4088/JCP.15com10380  1
2015 Cansev M, Orhan F, Yaylagul EO, Isik E, Turkyilmaz M, Aydin S, Gumus A, Sevinc C, Coskun N, Ulus IH, Wurtman RJ. Evidence for the existence of pyrimidinergic transmission in rat brain. Neuropharmacology. 91: 77-86. PMID 25541414 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.12.019  1
2014 Hartmann T, van Wijk N, Wurtman RJ, Olde Rikkert MG, Sijben JW, Soininen H, Vellas B, Scheltens P. A nutritional approach to ameliorate altered phospholipid metabolism in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease : Jad. 41: 715-7. PMID 24898653 DOI: 10.3233/JAD-141137  1
2014 Wurtman RJ. A nutrient combination that can affect synapse formation. Nutrients. 6: 1701-10. PMID 24763080 DOI: 10.3390/nu6041701  1
2013 Wurtman RJ. Personalized medicine strategies for managing patients with parkinsonism and cognitive deficits. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 62: S27-9. PMID 22999712 DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2012.08.025  1
2012 Scheltens P, Twisk JW, Blesa R, Scarpini E, von Arnim CA, Bongers A, Harrison J, Swinkels SH, Stam CJ, de Waal H, Wurtman RJ, Wieggers RL, Vellas B, Kamphuis PJ. Efficacy of Souvenaid in mild Alzheimer's disease: results from a randomized, controlled trial. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease : Jad. 31: 225-36. PMID 22766770 DOI: 10.3233/JAD-2012-121189  1
2012 van Wijk N, Watkins CJ, Hageman RJ, Sijben JC, Kamphuis PG, Wurtman RJ, Broersen LM. Combined dietary folate, vitamin B-12, and vitamin B-6 intake influences plasma docosahexaenoic acid concentration in rats. Nutrition & Metabolism. 9: 49. PMID 22647268 DOI: 10.1186/1743-7075-9-49  1
2012 van Wijk N, Watkins CJ, Böhlke M, Maher TJ, Hageman RJ, Kamphuis PJ, Broersen LM, Wurtman RJ. Plasma choline concentration varies with different dietary levels of vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid in rats maintained on choline-adequate diets. The British Journal of Nutrition. 107: 1408-12. PMID 21917195 DOI: 10.1017/S0007114511004570  1
2011 Wurtman RJ. Non-nutritional uses of nutrients. European Journal of Pharmacology. 668: S10-5. PMID 21816139 DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2011.07.005  1
2010 Wurtman RJ. Enhancing synaptogenesis in diseases characterized by deficiencies in brain synapses. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 1: 147. PMID 21423455 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2010.00147  1
2010 Wurtman RJ, Cansev M, Sakamoto T, Ulus I. Nutritional modifiers of aging brain function: use of uridine and other phosphatide precursors to increase formation of brain synapses. Nutrition Reviews. 68: S88-101. PMID 21091953 DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2010.00344.x  1
2010 Wurtman RJ. Fibromyalgia and the complex regional pain syndrome: similarities in pathophysiology and treatment. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 59: S37-40. PMID 20837192 DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2010.07.008  1
2010 Scheltens P, Kamphuis PJ, Verhey FR, Olde Rikkert MG, Wurtman RJ, Wilkinson D, Twisk JW, Kurz A. Efficacy of a medical food in mild Alzheimer's disease: A randomized, controlled trial. Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 6: 1-10.e1. PMID 20129316 DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2009.10.003  1
2009 Wurtman RJ, Cansev M, Sakamoto T, Ulus IH. Use of phosphatide precursors to promote synaptogenesis. Annual Review of Nutrition. 29: 59-87. PMID 19400698 DOI: 10.1146/annurev-nutr-080508-141059  1
2009 Cansev M, Marzloff G, Sakamoto T, Ulus IH, Wurtman RJ. Giving uridine and/or docosahexaenoic acid orally to rat dams during gestation and nursing increases synaptic elements in brains of weanling pups. Developmental Neuroscience. 31: 181-92. PMID 19145070 DOI: 10.1159/000193394  1
2009 Wurtman RJ, Cansev M, Sakamoto T, Ulus IH. Administration of docosahexaenoic acid, uridine and choline increases levels of synaptic membranes and dendritic spines in rodent brain. World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics. 99: 71-96. PMID 19136840 DOI: 10.1159/000192998  1
2008 Wurtman RJ. Synapse formation and cognitive brain development: effect of docosahexaenoic acid and other dietary constituents. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 57: S6-10. PMID 18803968 DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2008.07.007  1
2008 Cansev M, Ulus IH, Wang L, Maher TJ, Wurtman RJ. Restorative effects of uridine plus docosahexaenoic acid in a rat model of Parkinson's disease. Neuroscience Research. 62: 206-9. PMID 18761383 DOI: 10.1016/j.neures.2008.07.005  1
2008 Cansev M, Wurtman RJ, Sakamoto T, Ulus IH. Oral administration of circulating precursors for membrane phosphatides can promote the synthesis of new brain synapses. Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 4: S153-68. PMID 18631994 DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2007.10.005  1
2008 Khachaturian ZS, Petersen RC, Gauthier S, Buckholtz N, Corey-Bloom JP, Evans B, Fillit H, Foster N, Greenberg B, Grundman M, Sano M, Simpkins J, Schneider LS, Weiner MW, Galasko D, ... ... Wurtman RJ, et al. A roadmap for the prevention of dementia: the inaugural Leon Thal Symposium. Alzheimer's & Dementia : the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 4: 156-63. PMID 18631960 DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2008.03.005  1
2007 Sakamoto T, Cansev M, Wurtman RJ. Oral supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid and uridine-5'-monophosphate increases dendritic spine density in adult gerbil hippocampus. Brain Research. 1182: 50-9. PMID 17950710 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2007.08.089  1
2007 Richardson UI, Wurtman RJ. Polyunsaturated fatty acids stimulate phosphatidylcholine synthesis in PC12 cells. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1771: 558-63. PMID 17350887 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbalip.2007.01.016  1
2007 Wang L, Maher TJ, Wurtman RJ. Oral L-glutamine increases GABA levels in striatal tissue and extracellular fluid. Faseb Journal : Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies For Experimental Biology. 21: 1227-32. PMID 17218538 DOI: 10.1096/fj.06-7495com  1
2007 Wang L, Albrecht MA, Wurtman RJ. Dietary supplementation with uridine-5'-monophosphate (UMP), a membrane phosphatide precursor, increases acetylcholine level and release in striatum of aged rat. Brain Research. 1133: 42-8. PMID 17184749 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.11.048  1
2006 Teather LA, Wurtman RJ. Chronic administration of UMP ameliorates the impairment of hippocampal-dependent memory in impoverished rats. The Journal of Nutrition. 136: 2834-7. PMID 17056809  1
2006 Wurtman RJ. Narcolepsy and the hypocretins. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 55: S36-9. PMID 16979425 DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2006.07.011  1
2006 Teather LA, Afonso VM, Wurtman RJ. Inhibition of platelet-activating factor receptors in hippocampal plasma membranes attenuates the inflammatory nociceptive response in rats. Brain Research. 1097: 230-3. PMID 16774744 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.03.036  1
2006 Ulus IH, Watkins CJ, Cansev M, Wurtman RJ. Cytidine and uridine increase striatal CDP-choline levels without decreasing acetylcholine synthesis or release. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. 26: 563-77. PMID 16636900 DOI: 10.1007/s10571-006-9004-5  1
2006 Wurtman RJ, Ulus IH, Cansev M, Watkins CJ, Wang L, Marzloff G. Synaptic proteins and phospholipids are increased in gerbil brain by administering uridine plus docosahexaenoic acid orally. Brain Research. 1088: 83-92. PMID 16631143 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2006.03.019  1
2006 Pooler AM, Xi SC, Wurtman RJ. The 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl co-enzyme A reductase inhibitor pravastatin enhances neurite outgrowth in hippocampal neurons. Journal of Neurochemistry. 97: 716-23. PMID 16573653 DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2006.03763.x  1
2005 Cansev M, Watkins CJ, van der Beek EM, Wurtman RJ. Oral uridine-5'-monophosphate (UMP) increases brain CDP-choline levels in gerbils. Brain Research. 1058: 101-8. PMID 16126180 DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2005.07.054  1
2005 Wang L, Pooler AM, Albrecht MA, Wurtman RJ. Dietary uridine-5'-monophosphate supplementation increases potassium-evoked dopamine release and promotes neurite outgrowth in aged rats. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience : Mn. 27: 137-45. PMID 16055952 DOI: 10.1385/JMN:27:1:137  1
2005 Wurtman RJ. Genes, stress, and depression. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 54: 16-9. PMID 15877307 DOI: 10.1016/j.metabol.2005.01.007  1
2005 Brzezinski A, Vangel MG, Wurtman RJ, Norrie G, Zhdanova I, Ben-Shushan A, Ford I. Effects of exogenous melatonin on sleep: a meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 9: 41-50. PMID 15649737 DOI: 10.1016/j.smrv.2004.06.004  1
2005 Teather LA, Wurtman RJ. Dietary CDP-choline supplementation prevents memory impairment caused by impoverished environmental conditions in rats. Learning & Memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.). 12: 39-43. PMID 15647594 DOI: 10.1101/lm.83905  1
2004 Pooler AM, Arjona AA, Lee RK, Wurtman RJ. Prostaglandin E2 regulates amyloid precursor protein expression via the EP2 receptor in cultured rat microglia. Neuroscience Letters. 362: 127-30. PMID 15193769 DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2004.03.013  1
2004 Wang P, Saraswati S, Guan Z, Watkins CJ, Wurtman RJ, Littleton JT. A Drosophila temperature-sensitive seizure mutant in phosphoglycerate kinase disrupts ATP generation and alters synaptic function. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 24: 4518-29. PMID 15140922 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0542-04.2004  1
2004 Arjona AA, Zhang SX, Adamson B, Wurtman RJ. An animal model of antipsychotic-induced weight gain. Behavioural Brain Research. 152: 121-7. PMID 15135975 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2003.09.040  1
2004 Amer A, Breu J, McDermott J, Wurtman RJ, Maher TJ. 5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan suppresses food intake in food-deprived and stressed rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior. 77: 137-43. PMID 14724051 DOI: 10.1016/j.pbb.2003.10.011  1
2003 Teather LA, Wurtman RJ. Dietary cytidine (5')-diphosphocholine supplementation protects against development of memory deficits in aging rats. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry. 27: 711-7. PMID 12787861 DOI: 10.1016/S0278-5846(03)00086-1  1
2003 Richardson UI, Watkins CJ, Pierre C, Ulus IH, Wurtman RJ. Stimulation of CDP-choline synthesis by uridine or cytidine in PC12 rat pheochromocytoma cells. Brain Research. 971: 161-7. PMID 12706232 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(03)02333-3  1
2003 Teather LA, Wurtman RJ. Cyclooxygenase-2 mediates platelet-activating factor-induced prostaglandin E2 release from rat primary astrocytes. Neuroscience Letters. 340: 177-80. PMID 12672535 DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3940(03)00129-0  1
2003 Wurtman RJ, Wurtman JJ, Regan MM, McDermott JM, Tsay RH, Breu JJ. Effects of normal meals rich in carbohydrates or proteins on plasma tryptophan and tyrosine ratios. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 77: 128-32. PMID 12499331  1
2002 Teather LA, Magnusson JE, Chow CM, Wurtman RJ. Environmental conditions influence hippocampus-dependent behaviours and brain levels of amyloid precursor protein in rats. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 16: 2405-15. PMID 12492435 DOI: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2002.02416.x  1
2002 Teather LA, Magnusson JE, Wurtman RJ. Platelet-activating factor antagonists decrease the inflammatory nociceptive response in rats. Psychopharmacology. 163: 430-3. PMID 12373444 DOI: 10.1007/s00213-002-1039-9  1
2002 Arjona AA, Pooler AM, Lee RK, Wurtman RJ. Effect of a 5-HT(2C) serotonin agonist, dexnorfenfluramine, on amyloid precursor protein metabolism in guinea pigs. Brain Research. 951: 135-40. PMID 12231467 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(02)03153-0  1
2002 Teather LA, Lee RK, Wurtman RJ. Platelet-activating factor increases prostaglandin E(2) release from astrocyte-enriched cortical cell cultures. Brain Research. 946: 87-95. PMID 12133598 DOI: 10.1016/S0006-8993(02)02866-4  1
2002 Wurtman RJ. Stress and the adrenocortical control of epinephrine synthesis. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 51: 11-4. PMID 12040535 DOI: 10.1053/meta.2002.33185  1
1974 Wurtman RJ, Fernstrom JD. Effects of the Diet on Brain Neurotransmitters. Nutrition Reviews. 32: 193-200. PMID 31253006 DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.1974.tb00958.x  1
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