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Stephen Linn, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences


Building & Room:

SES 3474

Office Phone:

(312) 996-8673

Selected Publications

  1. Fleming, S.M., Santiago, N.A., Mullin, E.J., Pamphile S., Karkare, S., Lemkuhl, A., Ekhator,
    O.R., Linn, S.C., Holden, J.G., Aga, D.S., Roth, J.A., Liou, B., Sun, Y., Shull, G.E., and
    Schultheis, P.J. (2018) The effect of manganese exposure in Atp13a2-deficient mice.
    NeuroToxicology 64, 256–266
  2. Schultheis, P.J., Fleming, S.M., Clippinger, A.K., Lewis, J., Tsunemi, T., Giasson, B.,
    Dickson, D.W., Mazzulli, J.R., Bardgett, M.E., Haik, K.L., Ekhator, O., Chava, A.K., Howard,
    J., Gannon, M., Hoffman, E., Chen, Y., Prasad, V., Linn, S.C., Tamargo, R.J., Westbroek,
    W., Sidransky, E., Krainc, D., and Shull, G.E. (2013) Atp13a2-deficient mice exhibit
    neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, limited αsynuclein accumulation, and age-dependent
    sensorimotor deficits. Hum. Mol. Gen. 22, 2067-2082
  3. Linn, S.C., Andras, L.M., Kim, H-S., Wei, J., Nagiec, M.M., Dickson, R.C., and Merrill, A.H.
    Jr. (2006) Functional characterization of the promoter for the mouse SPTLC2 gene,
    which encodes subunit 2 of serine palmitoyltransferase. FEBS Lett. 580, 6217-6223
  4. Merrill, A.H., Sullards, M.C., Allegood, J.C., Wang, E., Linn, S.C., Andras, L., Liotta, D.C.,
    Hartl, M., and Humpf, H-U. Insights into the modulation of ceramide metabolism by
    naturally occurring and synthetic sphingolipid analogs as monitored by electrospray
    tandem mass spectrometry. In “Ceramide Signaling” (A.H. Futerman, ed.), Landes
    Bioscience, 2002
  5. Linn, S.C., Keane, E.M., Andras, L.M., Wang, E.W., and Merrill, A.H. Jr. (2001) Regulation
    of de novo sphingolipid biosynthesis and the toxic consequences of its disruption.
    Biochem. Soc. Trans. 29, 831-835
  6. Linn, S.C., Morelli, P.J., Edry, I., Cottongim, S.E., Szabó, C., and Salzman, A.L. (1997)
    Transcriptional regulation of human inducible nitric oxide synthase gene in an intestinal
    epithelial cell line. Am. J. Physiol. 272, G1499-G1508


PhD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

MS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

BS, Purdue University