Moira Breen, Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor (retired)
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/
The Chicago Medical School
3333 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago, IL 60064
Biography
EDUCATION:
Northwestern University Medical School, Ph.D.,1960

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:
American Chemical Society (Analytical Chemistry Division)
American Society of Biological Chemistry
The Complex Carbohydrate Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
The Mid-West Connective Tissue Society
American Society of Clinical Chemists
Gerontological Society
New York Academy of Sciences
Sigma Xi

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Editor of Biochemical Archives, 1984-
Reviewer for Analytical Biochemistry
Principal Investigator of VA Funded Project: Glycoconjugates of the Brain During Growth and Senescence, 1984-1987
NIH Award #R01 AG00902-03 from the National Institute on Aging: Isolation and Characterization of the Proteoglycans in the Brain as a Function of Age, 1978-1981

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:
  • Weinstein, H.G., Blacik, L.J., Breen, M. and Knepper, P.A.: The presence of a keratan sulfate-like glycoconjugate in microsomes of the cerebral cortex. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.,111:28-35, 1983.
  • Knepper, P.A., Collins, J.A., Weinstein, H.G. and Breen, M.: Aqueous outflow pathway complex carbohydrate synthesis in vitro. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci., 24:1546-1551, 1983.
  • Knepper, P.A., Losey, R.K., Collins, J.A., McLone, D.G., Weinstein, H.G. and Breen, M.: Age related changes in cerebrospinal fluid outflow glycosaminoglycans. Neurobiol, Aging, 4:163-167, 1983.
  • Breen, M., Weinstein, H.G., Blacik, L.J. and Knepper, P.A.: Matrix template for computer presentation of serial dilution date: Membrane/lectin interactions. Biochem. Arch., 1:31-36, 1985.
  • Blacik, L.J., Weinstein, H.G. and Breen, M.: Automated kinetic enzyme assay for Na/K ATPase by flow injection analysis. Biochem. Arch., 3:371-388, 1987.
Life in Discovery
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