John Caldwell, PhD
Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology


  • Fontaine AK, Futia GL, Rajendran PS, Littich SF, Mizoguchi N, Shivkumar K, Ardell JL, Restrepo D, Caldwell JH, Gibson EA, Weir RFF. Optical vagus nerve modulation of heart and respiration via heart-injected retrograde AAV. Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 11;11(1):3664. PubMed PMID: 33574459
  • Fontaine AK, Ramirez DG, Littich SF, Piscopio RA, Kravets V, Schleicher WE, Mizoguchi N, Caldwell JH, Weir RFF, Benninger RKP. Optogenetic stimulation of cholinergic fibers for the modulation of insulin and glycemia. Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 11;11(1):3670. PubMed PMID: 33574598
  • Caldwell JH. Membrane excitability: Ankyrins keep neuromuscular junctions firing. Curr Biol. 2021 Sep 13;31(17):R1061-R1063. PubMed PMID: 34520721
  • Anderson HE, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. An automated method for the quantification of transgene expression in motor axons of the peripheral nerve. J Neurosci Methods. 2018 Oct 1;308:346-353. PubMed PMID: 30194042
  • Anderson HE, Fontaine AK, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. Imaging of electrical activity in small diameter fibers of the murine peripheral nerve with virally-delivered GCaMP6f. Sci Rep. 2018 Feb 19;8(1):3219. PubMed PMID: 29459701
  • Fontaine AK, Anderson HE, Caldwell JH, Weir RF. Optical read-out and modulation of peripheral nerve activity. Neural Regen Res. 2018 Jan;13(1):58-61. PubMed PMID: 29451205
  • Caldwell JH, Klevanski M, Saar M, Müller UC. Roles of the amyloid precursor protein family in the peripheral nervous system. Mech Dev. 2013 Jun-Aug;130(6-8):433-46. PubMed PMID: 23201910
  • Martinelli V, Cellot G, Toma FM, Long CS, Caldwell JH, Zentilin L, Giacca M, Turco A, Prato M, Ballerini L, Mestroni L. Carbon nanotubes instruct physiological growth and functionally mature syncytia: nongenetic engineering of cardiac myocytes. ACS Nano. 2013 Jul 23;7(7):5746-56. PubMed PMID: 23734857
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