Cristi L. Galindo, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Research Assistant Professor

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Faculty Appointments
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
M.B.A., University of Texas, Brownsville, TexasPh.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TexasB.S., University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
Office Address
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
2220 Pierce Avenue
Preston Reseach Bldg 359A
Nashville, TN 37232-0021
Stephenson MK, Lenihan S, Covarrubias R, Huttinger RM, Gumina RJ, Sawyer DB, Galindo CL. Scanning Electron Microscopy of Macerated Tissue to Visualize the Extracellular Matrix. J Vis Exp. 2016 Jun 6/14/2016; (112): PMID: 27340841, DOI: 10.3791/54005, ISSN: 1940-087X.

Asson-Batres MA, Ryzhov S, Tikhomirov O, Duarte CW, Congdon CB, Lessard CR, McFarland S, Rochette-Egly C, Tran TL, Galindo CL, Favreau-Lessard AJ, Sawyer DB. Effects of vitamin A deficiency in the postnatal mouse heart: role of hepatic retinoid stores. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ. Physiol [print-electronic]. 2016 Jun 6/1/2016; 310(11): H1773-89. PMID: 27084391, PMCID: PMC4935514, PII: ajpheart.00887.2015, DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00887.2015, ISSN: 1522-1539.

Galindo CL, Soslow JH, Brinkmeyer-Langford CL, Gupte M, Smith HM, Sengsayadeth S, Sawyer DB, Benson DW, Kornegay JN, Markham LW. Translating golden retriever muscular dystrophy microarray findings to novel biomarkers for cardiac/skeletal muscle function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pediatr. Res [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 79(4): 629-36. PMID: 26672735, PMCID: PMC4837049, PII: pr2015257, DOI: 10.1038/pr.2015.257, ISSN: 1530-0447.

Lei W, Herington J, Galindo CL, Ding T, Brown N, Reese J, Paria BC. Cross-species transcriptomic approach reveals genes in hamster implantation sites. Reproduction [print-electronic]. 2014 Dec; 148(6): 607-21. PMID: 25252651, PMCID: PMC4230993, PII: REP-14-0388, DOI: 10.1530/REP-14-0388, ISSN: 1741-7899.

Galindo CL, Kasasbeh E, Murphy A, Ryzhov S, Lenihan S, Ahmad FA, Williams P, Nunnally A, Adcock J, Song Y, Harrell FE, Tran TL, Parry TJ, Iaci J, Ganguly A, Feoktistov I, Stephenson MK, Caggiano AO, Sawyer DB, Cleator JH. Anti-remodeling and anti-fibrotic effects of the neuregulin-1ß glial growth factor 2 in a large animal model of heart failure. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Oct 10/23/2014; 3(5): e000773. PMID: 25341890, PMCID: PMC4323814, PII: jah3718, DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000773, ISSN: 2047-9980.

Shelton EL, Ector G, Galindo CL, Hooper CW, Brown N, Wilkerson I, Pfaltzgraff ER, Paria BC, Cotton RB, Stoller JZ, Reese J. Transcriptional profiling reveals ductus arteriosus-specific genes that regulate vascular tone. Physiol. Genomics [print-electronic]. 2014 Jul 7/1/2014; 46(13): 457-66. PMID: 24790087, PMCID: PMC4080279, PII: physiolgenomics.00171.2013, DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00171.2013, ISSN: 1531-2267.

Pfaltzgraff ER, Shelton EL, Galindo CL, Nelms BL, Hooper CW, Poole SD, Labosky PA, Bader DM, Reese J. Embryonic domains of the aorta derived from diverse origins exhibit distinct properties that converge into a common phenotype in the adult. J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 69: 88-96. PMID: 24508561, PMCID: PMC4034360, PII: S0022-2828(14)00036-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2014.01.016, ISSN: 1095-8584.

Hao J, Galindo CL, Tran TL, Sawyer DB. Neuregulin-1ß induces embryonic stem cell cardiomyogenesis via ErbB3/ErbB2 receptors. Biochem. J. 2014 Mar 3/1/2014; 458(2): 335-41. PMID: 24364879, PMCID: PMC4654571, PII: BJ20130818, DOI: 10.1042/BJ20130818, ISSN: 1470-8728.

Becker JR, Chatterjee S, Robinson TY, Bennett JS, Panáková D, Galindo CL, Zhong L, Shin JT, Coy SM, Kelly AE, Roden DM, Lim CC, MacRae CA. Differential activation of natriuretic peptide receptors modulates cardiomyocyte proliferation during development. Development [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 141(2): 335-45. PMID: 24353062, PMCID: PMC3879815, PII: dev.100370, DOI: 10.1242/dev.100370, ISSN: 1477-9129.

Plank JL, Suflita MT, Galindo CL, Labosky PA. Transcriptional targets of Foxd3 in murine ES cells. Stem Cell Res [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 12(1): 233-40. PMID: 24270162, PMCID: PMC3934354, PII: S1873-5061(13)00158-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.scr.2013.10.008, ISSN: 1876-7753.

Shelton EL, Galindo CL, Williams CH, Pfaltzgraff E, Hong CC, Bader DM. Autotaxin signaling governs phenotypic heterogeneity in visceral and parietal mesothelia. PLoS ONE [electronic-print]. 2013; 8(7): e69712. PMID: 23936085, PMCID: PMC3723636, PII: PONE-D-13-15224, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069712, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Hill MF, Patel AV, Murphy A, Smith HM, Galindo CL, Pentassuglia L, Peng X, Lenneman CG, Odiete O, Friedman DB, Kronenberg MW, Zheng S, Zhao Z, Song Y, Harrell FE, Srinivas M, Ganguly A, Iaci J, Parry TJ, Caggiano AO, Sawyer DB. Intravenous glial growth factor 2 (GGF2) isoform of neuregulin-1ß improves left ventricular function, gene and protein expression in rats after myocardial infarction. PLoS ONE [print-electronic]. 2013; 8(2): e55741. PMID: 23437060, PMCID: PMC3578842, PII: PONE-D-12-36056, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055741, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Dees E, Miller PM, Moynihan KL, Pooley RD, Hunt RP, Galindo CL, Rottman JN, Bader DM. Cardiac-specific deletion of the microtubule-binding protein CENP-F causes dilated cardiomyopathy. Dis Model Mech [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 5(4): 468-80. PMID: 22563055, PMCID: PMC3380710, PII: dmm.008680, DOI: 10.1242/dmm.008680, ISSN: 1754-8411.