Denes Agoston, M.D., Ph.D.

Denes V. Agoston, M.D., Ph.D.

Name: Denes V. Agoston, M.D., Ph.D.

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics
Faculty Rank: 
Full Professor
Location: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Traumatic brain injury and concussion
Biomarkers

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-9378

Education

University Medical School, Szeged, Hungary M.D. 06/1976 Medicine
Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany and Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary Ph.D. 08/1992 Neurochemistry
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary D.Sc. 06/1996 Medical Science

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Fellow, International Training Course; Institute of Biochemistry, Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary 1977-1980
  • Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, University Medical School Szeged, Hungary 1976-1980
  • Military service; First Lieutenant, Medical corps, 1978-1979
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, University Medical School, Szeged, Hungary 1980-1982
  • Max-Planck-Fellow, Department of Neurochemistry, Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany 1982-1988
  • Visiting Scientist, Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD 1988-1992
  • Head, Unit on Molecular Control of Neurodifferentiation, LDN, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD 1992-1998
  • Associate Professor (tenured in 2001) Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics, USUHS, Bethesda MD 1998-2012
  • Professor, USUHS, Bethesda, MD 2010-present
  • Guest Scientist, Karolinska Institute and Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden 2010-present

Bibliography

  • Understanding the complexities of traumatic brain injury: A big data approach to a big disease. Agoston DV. Behav Brain Res. 2017 May 30. pii: S0166-4328(17)30622-8.
  • Military Blast Injury and Chronic Neurodegeneration: Research Presentations from the 2015 International State-of-the-Science Meeting. Agoston DV et al. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Sep;34(S1):S6-S17
  • Modeling the Long-Term Consequences of Repeated Blast-Induced Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries. Agoston, DV. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Sep;34(S1):S44-S52.
  • Closed head experimental traumatic brain injury increases size and bone volume of callus in mice with concomitant tibial fracture. Brady RD et al. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 29;6:34491
  • Behavioral, blood, and magnetic resonance imaging biomarkers of experimental mild traumatic brain injury. Wright DK1 et al. Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 28;6:28713
  • The effect of concomitant peripheral injury on traumatic brain injury pathobiology and outcome. McDonald SJ et al. J Neuroinflammation. 2016 Apr 26;13(1):90.
  • Modeling the Neurobehavioral Consequences of Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury Spectrum Disorder and Identifying Related Biomarkers. Agoston DV and Kamnaksh A Frontiers in Neuroengineering. 2015. Chapter 23.
  • How to Translate Time? The Temporal Aspect of Human and Rodent Biology. Agoston, DV Front Neurol. 2017 Mar 17;8:92.
  • Editorial: When Physics Meets Biology; Biomechanics and Biology of Traumatic Brain Injury. Agoston DV and Skold MK. Front Neurol. 2016 Jun 15;7:91.
  • The Temporal Pattern of Changes in Serum Biomarker Levels Reveals Complex and Dynamically Changing Pathologies after Exposure to a Single Low-Intensity Blast in Mice. Ahmed F et al. Front Neurol. 2015 Mar 17;6:47.