Prof. Alberto Eugenio Musto

Louisiana State University Health Science Center, USA



2002 Ph.D., Universidad de Buenos Aires, Neurobiology

1991 M.D., Universidad de Buenos Aires, School of Medicine

1985 B.Sc., Universidad de Buenos Aires, Commercial Sciences


  1. Novel cellular and molecular targets in epileptogenesis. Musto, AE; CP. Walker, B.Bhattacharjee, B.Jones, R.Hancks, W. Lukiw, O.Prakash. In process
  2. Epileptogenesis and Neuronal Network. Musto, AE. 2012 Review. In process.
  3. Neuroinflammation on Neuronal Circuits. Musto, AE. 2012 Review. In process.
  4. Aberrant neuronal networks are restored by Neuroprotectin D1 in experimental epileptogenesis. Musto, AE.; Quebedaux, TM; Kaveh D. Khoobehi, Chelsey P. Walker, and N.G.Bazan (Submitted to Neuron, 2012).
  5. Intratumoral and peritumoral factors in glioblastoma multiforme associated epileptic seizures. Prakash, O., W. Lukiw , K.Reiss , F.Peruzzi and AE. Musto. (Submitted to Medical Hypothesis,2012).
  6. All -Trans-Retinoid Acid Induces the Differentiation of Encapsulated Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells into GABAergic Neurons. Addae, C., X. Yi, R. Gernapudi, H. Cheng, A. Musto, and E. Martinez-Ceballos. Differentiation, 2012, 83, 233-241. PMID: 22466603.
  7. Combined process automation for large-scale EEG analysis. Sfondouris, J.; T. Quebedeaux, C. Hodlgraf and A.E. Musto. Computers in Medicine and Biology 2012, 42 129-134. PMID: 22136696.
  8. Endogenous Signaling by Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid-derived Mediators Sustains Homeostatic Synaptic and Circuitry Integrity. Bazan NG, Musto, AE, Knott EJ. Mol Neurobiol. 2011, 44(2): 216-22. PMID: 21918832.
  9. Platelet activating factor-receptor antagonism targets neuroinflammation in epilepsy. Musto, A.E and M.Samii. Epilepsia 2011, 52, 551-61. PMID: 21204830.
  10. The omega 3 fatty acid derivative NPD1 attenuates hippocampal hyperexcitability seizure susceptibility in kindling epileptogenesis. Musto, AE, P. Gjorstrup, and N.G. Bazan. Epilepsia 2011. Sep;52(9):1601-8. PMID: 21569016.
  11. Different phases of afterdischarge during rapid kindling procedure in mice. Musto, A.E., M.S. Sammi, J.F. Hayes. Epilepsy Res. 2009, 85: 199-205. PMDI 19375287.
  12. Inositol lipid signaling in synaptic activity, neuronal plasticity and epileptogenesis. Bazan N.G., and A.E. Musto . Review in Encyclopedia of Basic Research in Epilepsy, Elsevier, 2009 P. Schwartzkroin (Editor).
  13. c-Jun N-terminal kinase activation responses induced by hippocampal kindling are mediated by reactive astrocytes. Cole-Edwards K.K., Musto A.E., Bazan N.G.. J Neurosci. 2006, 26 (32):8295-304. PMID: 16899724.
  14. Diacylglycerol kinase epsilon modulates rapid kindling epileptogenesis. Musto A., Bazan N.G. Epilepsia. 2006,47 (2): 267-76. PMID: 16499750.
  15. Epileptogenesis in diacylglycerol kinase epsilon deficiency up-regulates COX-2 and tyrosine hydroxylase in hippocampus. Lukiw WJ, Cui JG, Musto A.E, Musto B.C, Bazan N.G. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2005,338 (1):77-81. PMID: 16137646.
  16. Arachidonoyl-Inositol Lipid Signaling is required for Hippocampal Excitability in Kindling Epileptogenesis. Musto A.E, Hardy M. and Bazan NG. Neurobiology of Lipids, 2004,Vol. 3, 4.
  17. Sleep deprivation causes behavioral, synaptic and membrane excitability alterations in hippocampal neurons. Mc Dermott C.M., LaHoste G.J., Chen C., Musto A., Bazan N.G., Magee J.C. J. Neurosci. 2003 Oct 22;23 (29): 9687-95. PMID: 14573548.
  18. Novel docosanoids inhibit brain ischemia-reperfusion-mediated leukocyte infiltration and proinflammatory gene expression. Marcheselli V.L, Hong S., Lukiw W.J, Tian X.H, Gronert K., Musto A., Hardy M., Gimenez J.M, Chiang N., Serhan C.N., Bazan N.G.. J. Biol. Chem. 2003, 31; 278 (44): 43807-17. Erratum in: J Biol Chem. 2003 278 (51):51974. PMID: 12923200.
  19. Development and regeneration of the mistacial pad of the rat and its correlation with the locomotor behavior, Doctoral thesis, Library of Universidad de Buenos Aires, School of Medicine. Musto, A.E. (2002).
  20. Neurociencias y Salud Mental. Biblioteca medica digital ISBN: 987-9212-40-1 . (1999) CD. Data Vision S.A. Cardinali D et al. Colaborator: Musto AE and Cella L.
  21. Clinical study of Epilepsy in the Hospital San Isidro. Granillo, R. and Musto A.E. (1997), available in:
  22. Sequential differentiation of the nerves in the postnatal rat vibrissae as revealed by PGP 9.5. Musto, A. E., Suburo, A., Granillo, R. and Tramezzani, J. H. Comunicaciones Biológicas, 1996 14(2) 243.

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