Darcie L. Moore

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience


(608) 265-7836

Darcie Moore headshot


Ph.D. University of Miami

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Research Focus:

Neural stem cell aging

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Selected Publications:

C.S. Morrow, D.L. Moore (2019). Stem cell aging? Blame it on the niche, Cell Stem Cell, Preview. 24(3): 353-354. PMID: 30849364

J. Galvao, K. Iwao, A. Apara, Y. Wang, M. Ashouri, T. Shah, M. Blackmore, N. Kunzevitzky, D.L. Moore, J.L. Goldberg (2018). The Krüppel-Like Factor Gene Target Dusp14 Regulates Axon Growth and Regeneration, IOVS, 59(7): 2736-2747. PMID: 29860460

X. Zhao, D.L. Moore (2018). Neural stem cells: developmental mechanisms and disease modeling. Cell and Tissue Research, 371(1): 1-6. PMID: 29196810

D.L. Moore*, S. Jessberger* (2017). Creating Age Asymmetry: Consequences of Inheriting Damaged Goods in Mammalian Neural Stem Cells.Trends in Cell Biology27(1): 82-92PMID: 27717533

*co-corresponding authors

Reprinted in “Trends Limited Edition – Perspectives in Stem Cell Research” – a special collection of reviews

R. Beckervordersandforth, B. Ebert, Schäffner I, J. Moss, C. Fiebig, J. Shin, D.L. Moore, L. Ghosh, M.F. Trinchero, C. Stockburger, K. Friedland, K. Steib, J. von Wittgenstein, S. Keiner, C. Redecker, S.M. Hölter, W. Xiang, W. Wurst, R. Jagasia, A.F. Schinder, G.L. Ming, N. Toni, S. Jessberger, H. Song, D.C. Lie (2017).  Role of mitochondrial metabolism in the control of early lineage progression and aging phenotypes in adult hippocampal neurogenesis.  Neuron, 93(3): 560-573. PMID: 28111078

M. Knobloch, G.A. Pilz, B. Ghesquière, W.J. Kovacs, T. Wegleiter, D.L. Moore, M. Hruzova, N. Zamboni, P. Carmeliet, S. Jessberger (2017). A fatty acid oxidation-dependent metabolic shift regulates adult neural stem cell quiescence. Cell Reports, 20(9): 2144-2155. PMID: 28854364

A. Apara, J. Galvao, Y. Wang, M. Blackmore, A. Trillo, K. Iwao, D. Brown, K. Fernandes, A. Huang, T. Nguyen, M. Ashouri, X. Zhang, P. Shaw, N. Kunzevitzky, D.L. Moore, R. Libby, and J.L. Goldberg (2017).  KLF9 and JNK3 Interact to Suppress Axon Regeneration in the Adult CNS.  Journal of NeuroscienceJournal of Neuroscience, 37(40): 9632-9644. PMID: 28871032.

Recent Awards:

2019 – Shaw Scientist Award

2018 – NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (1 of 58 awarded)

2017 – Sloan Research Fellowship (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation)

2016 – Peter and Patricia Gruber Award for International Research (Society for Neuroscience)