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Paul H. Goldspink PhD

Paul H. Goldspink PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Physiology

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


  • Localized delivery of mechano-growth factor E-domain peptide via polymeric microstructures improves cardiac function following myocardial infarction. (Peña JR, Pinney JR, Ayala P, Desai TA, Goldspink PH) Biomaterials 2015 Apr;46:26-34 PMID: 25678113 PMCID: PMC4328136
  • Administration of a Synthetic Peptide Derived from the E-domain Region of Mechano-Growth Factor Delays Decompensation Following Myocardial Infarction. (Shioura K, Pena J, Goldspink P) Int J Cardiovasc Res 2014 Jun 24;3(3):1000169 PMID: 25606570 PMCID: PMC4297642
  • Cardiomyocyte-specific expression of CRNK, the C-terminal domain of PYK2, maintains ventricular function and slows ventricular remodeling in a mouse model of dilated cardiomyopathy. (Koshman YE, Chu M, Kim T, Kalmanson O, Farjah M, Kumar M, Lewis W, Geenen DL, de Tombe P, Goldspink PH, Solaro RJ, Samarel AM) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2014 Jul;72:281-91 PMID: 24713463 PMCID: PMC4064715
  • Influence of a constitutive increase in myofilament Ca(2+)-sensitivity on Ca(2+)-fluxes and contraction of mouse heart ventricular myocytes. (Puglisi JL, Goldspink PH, Gomes AV, Utter MS, Bers DM, Solaro RJ) Arch Biochem Biophys 2014 Jun 15;552-553:50-9 PMID: 24480308 PMCID: PMC4043955
  • The E-domain region of mechano-growth factor inhibits cellular apoptosis and preserves cardiac function during myocardial infarction. (Mavrommatis E, Shioura KM, Los T, Goldspink PH) Mol Cell Biochem 2013 Sep;381(1-2):69-83 PMID: 23712705 PMCID: PMC3720995
  • Could interferon-gamma be a therapeutic target for treating heart failure? (Levick SP, Goldspink PH) Heart Fail Rev 2014 Mar;19(2):227-36 PMID: 23589353 PMCID: PMC3844057
  • Genetic background influences adaptation to cardiac hypertrophy and Ca(2+) handling gene expression. (Waters SB, Diak DM, Zuckermann M, Goldspink PH, Leoni L, Roman BB) Front Physiol 2013;4:11 PMID: 23508205 PMCID: PMC3589715
  • Mechano-Growth Factor: an important cog or a loose screw in the repair machinery? (Zabłocka B, Goldspink PH, Goldspink G, Górecki DC) Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2012;3:131 PMID: 23125840 PMCID: PMC3485521
  • New insights into the functional significance of the acidic region of the unique N-terminal extension of cardiac troponin I. (Henze M, Patrick SE, Hinken A, Scruggs SB, Goldspink P, de Tombe PP, Kobayashi M, Ping P, Kobayashi T, Solaro RJ) Biochim Biophys Acta 2013 Apr;1833(4):823-32 PMID: 22940544 PMCID: PMC3548050
  • Myocardial infarction in mice alters sarcomeric function via post-translational protein modification. (Avner BS, Shioura KM, Scruggs SB, Grachoff M, Geenen DL, Helseth DL Jr, Farjah M, Goldspink PH, Solaro RJ) Mol Cell Biochem 2012 Apr;363(1-2):203-15 PMID: 22160857 PMCID: PMC3659404
  • Long-term rescue of a familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy caused by a mutation in the thin filament protein, tropomyosin, via modulation of a calcium cycling protein. (Gaffin RD, Peña JR, Alves MS, Dias FA, Chowdhury SA, Heinrich LS, Goldspink PH, Kranias EG, Wieczorek DF, Wolska BM) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2011 Nov;51(5):812-20 PMID: 21840315 PMCID: PMC3221410
  • Myofilament calcium sensitization delays decompensated hypertrophy differently between the sexes following myocardial infarction. (Shioura KM, Farjah M, Geenen DL, Solaro RJ, Goldspink PH) Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2011 Feb;300(2):R361-8 PMID: 21106909 PMCID: PMC3043798
  • Migration and proliferation of human mesenchymal stem cells is stimulated by different regions of the mechano-growth factor prohormone. (Collins JM, Goldspink PH, Russell B) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2010 Dec;49(6):1042-5 PMID: 20875825 PMCID: PMC2989540
  • Neonatal gene transfer of Serca2a delays onset of hypertrophic remodeling and improves function in familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. (Peña JR, Szkudlarek AC, Warren CM, Heinrich LS, Gaffin RD, Jagatheesan G, del Monte F, Hajjar RJ, Goldspink PH, Solaro RJ, Wieczorek DF, Wolska BM) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2010 Dec;49(6):993-1002 PMID: 20854827 PMCID: PMC2982190
  • Ablation of iNOS delays cardiac contractile dysfunction in chronic hypertension. (Dias FA, Urboniene D, Yuzhakova MA, Biesiadecki BJ, Pena JR, Goldspink PH, Geenen DL, Wolska BM) Front Biosci (Elite Ed) 2010;2:312-24 PMID: 20036880 PMCID: PMC2901916
  • Myocyte remodeling in response to hypertrophic stimuli requires nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of muscle LIM protein. (Boateng SY, Senyo SE, Qi L, Goldspink PH, Russell B) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2009 Oct;47(4):426-35 PMID: 19376126 PMCID: PMC2739242
  • Delivery and visualization of proteins conjugated to quantum dots in cardiac myocytes. (Koshman YE, Waters SB, Walker LA, Los T, de Tombe P, Goldspink PH, Russell B) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2008 Dec;45(6):853-6 PMID: 18835396 PMCID: PMC2639397
  • Sex-related changes in cardiac function following myocardial infarction in mice. (Shioura KM, Geenen DL, Goldspink PH) Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 2008 Aug;295(2):R528-34 PMID: 18550865 PMCID: PMC2519934
  • Maladaptation of calcium homoeostasis in aging cardiac myocytes. (Goldspink P, Ruch S, Los T, Buttrick P, García J) Pflugers Arch 2008 Jun;456(3):479-87 PMID: 18172603
  • Assembly and maintenance of the sarcomere night and day. (Boateng SY, Goldspink PH) Cardiovasc Res 2008 Mar 1;77(4):667-75 PMID: 18006451
  • Principal strain changes precede ventricular wall thinning during transition to heart failure in a mouse model of dilated cardiomyopathy. (Hankiewicz JH, Goldspink PH, Buttrick PM, Lewandowski ED) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2008 Jan;294(1):H330-6 PMID: 17965277
  • Assessment of cardiac function with the pressure-volume conductance system following myocardial infarction in mice. (Shioura KM, Geenen DL, Goldspink PH) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2007 Nov;293(5):H2870-7 PMID: 17720769
  • Mechano-growth factor reduces loss of cardiac function in acute myocardial infarction. (Carpenter V, Matthews K, Devlin G, Stuart S, Jensen J, Conaglen J, Jeanplong F, Goldspink P, Yang SY, Goldspink G, Bass J, McMahon C) Heart Lung Circ 2008 Feb;17(1):33-9 PMID: 17581790
  • Effect of estrogen on calcium-handling proteins, beta-adrenergic receptors, and function in rat heart. (Chu SH, Goldspink P, Kowalski J, Beck J, Schwertz DW) Life Sci 2006 Aug 22;79(13):1257-67 PMID: 16647722
  • Sex-related dimorphic response of HIF-1 alpha expression in myocardial ischemia. (Zampino M, Yuzhakova M, Hansen J, McKinney RD, Goldspink PH, Geenen DL, Buttrick PM) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2006 Aug;291(2):H957-64 PMID: 16603692
  • Partial replacement of cardiac troponin I with a non-phosphorylatable mutant at serines 43/45 attenuates the contractile dysfunction associated with PKCepsilon phosphorylation. (Scruggs SB, Walker LA, Lyu T, Geenen DL, Solaro RJ, Buttrick PM, Goldspink PH) J Mol Cell Cardiol 2006 Apr;40(4):465-73 PMID: 16445938
  • Protein kinase C epsilon induces systolic cardiac failure marked by exhausted inotropic reserve and intact Frank-Starling mechanism. (Montgomery DE, Rundell VL, Goldspink PH, Urboniene D, Geenen DL, de Tombe PP, Buttrick PM) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005 Nov;289(5):H1881-8 PMID: 15951344
  • Sex differences in expression of calcium-handling proteins and beta-adrenergic receptors in rat heart ventricle. (Chu SH, Sutherland K, Beck J, Kowalski J, Goldspink P, Schwertz D) Life Sci 2005 Apr 22;76(23):2735-49 PMID: 15792839
  • Protein kinase Cepsilon overexpression alters myofilament properties and composition during the progression of heart failure. (Goldspink PH, Montgomery DE, Walker LA, Urboniene D, McKinney RD, Geenen DL, Solaro RJ, Buttrick PM) Circ Res 2004 Aug 20;95(4):424-32 PMID: 15242976
  • Proteasome production in human muscle during nutritional inhibition of myofibrillar protein degradation. (Brodsky IG, Suzara D, Furman M, Goldspink P, Ford GC, Nair KS, Kukowski J, Bedno S) Metabolism 2004 Mar;53(3):340-7 PMID: 15015147
  • Isoenergetic dietary protein restriction decreases myosin heavy chain IIx fraction and myosin heavy chain production in humans. (Brodsky IG, Suzara D, Hornberger TA, Goldspink P, Yarasheski KE, Smith S, Kukowski J, Esser K, Bedno S) J Nutr 2004 Feb;134(2):328-34 PMID: 14747668
  • Inhibition of PKC phosphorylation of cTnI improves cardiac performance in vivo. (Roman BB, Goldspink PH, Spaite E, Urboniene D, McKinney R, Geenen DL, Solaro RJ, Buttrick PM) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2004 Jun;286(6):H2089-95 PMID: 14726296
  • Enhancement of L-type Ca(2+) current from neonatal mouse ventricular myocytes by constitutively active PKC-betaII. (Alden KJ, Goldspink PH, Ruch SW, Buttrick PM, García J) Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2002 Apr;282(4):C768-74 PMID: 11880265
  • Angiotensin II induced cardiac hypertrophy in vivo is inhibited by cyclosporin A in adult rats. (Goldspink PH, McKinney RD, Kimball VA, Geenen DL, Buttrick PM) Mol Cell Biochem 2001 Oct;226(1-2):83-8 PMID: 11768242
  • Localization of cardiac (alpha)-myosin heavy chain mRNA is regulated by its 3' untranslated region via mechanical activity and translational block. (Goldspink P, Sharp W, Russell B) J Cell Sci 1997 Dec;110 ( Pt 23):2969-78 PMID: 9359883
  • Beating affects the posttranscriptional regulation of alpha-myosin mRNA in cardiac cultures. (Goldspink PH, Thomason DB, Russell B) Am J Physiol 1996 Dec;271(6 Pt 2):H2584-90 PMID: 8997319
  • Physiological role of phosphorylation of the cyclic AMP response element binding protein in rat cardiac nuclei. (Goldspink PH, Russell B) Cell Tissue Res 1996 Sep;285(3):379-85 PMID: 8772151
  • The cAMP response element binding protein is expressed and phosphorylated in cardiac myocytes. (Goldspink PH, Russell B) Circ Res 1994 Jun;74(6):1042-9 PMID: 8187274
  • Remodeling of myofibrils: subcellular distribution of myosin heavy chain mRNA and protein. (Russell B, Wenderoth MP, Goldspink PH) Am J Physiol 1992 Mar;262(3 Pt 2):R339-45 PMID: 1558205
  • Distribution of myosin heavy chain mRNA in normal and hyperthyroid heart. (Eisenberg BR, Goldspink PH, Wenderoth MP) J Mol Cell Cardiol 1991 Mar;23(3):287-96 PMID: 1880813
  • Last update: 03/27/2015