Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Gustavo Alberto Nader

Gustavo Alberto Nader

Associate Professor, Kinesiology
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis

Research Interests

  • Muscles
  • Skeletal Muscle
  • Hypertrophy
  • Proteins
  • Exercise
  • Gene Expression
  • Genes
  • Growth
  • Skeletal Muscle Fibers
  • Resistance Training
  • Muscular Atrophy
  • Ribosomal DNA

Recent Publications


Kim, HG, Huot, JR, Pin, F, Guo, B, Bonetto, A & Nader, GA 2021, 'Reduced rDNA transcription diminishes skeletal muscle ribosomal capacity and protein synthesis in cancer cachexia', FASEB Journal, vol. 35, no. 2, e21335.


Shigemura, M, Lecuona, E, Angulo, M, Dada, LA, Edwards, MB, Welch, LC, Casalino-Matsuda, SM, Sporn, PHS, Vadász, I, Helenius, IT, Nader, GA, Gruenbaum, Y, Sharabi, K, Cummins, E, Taylor, C, Bharat, A, Gottardi, CJ, Beitel, GJ, Kaminski, N, Budinger, GRS, Berdnikovs, S & Sznajder, JI 2019, 'Elevated CO2 regulates the Wnt signaling pathway in mammals, Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans', Scientific reports, vol. 9, no. 1, 18251.
Liu, C, Gidlund, EK, Witasp, A, Qureshi, AR, Söderberg, M, Thorell, A, Nader, GA, Barany, P, Stenvinkel, P & von Walden, F 2019, 'Reduced skeletal muscle expression of mitochondrial-derived peptides humanin and MOTS-C and Nrf2 in chronic kidney disease', American journal of physiology. Renal physiology, vol. 317, no. 5, pp. F1122-F1131.
Kim, HG, Guo, B & Nader, GA 2019, 'Regulation of Ribosome Biogenesis during Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy', Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 91-97.


Von Walden, F, Gantelius, S, Liu, C, Borgström, H, Björk, L, Gremark, O, Stål, P, Nader, GA & PontéN, E 2018, 'Muscle contractures in patients with cerebral palsy and acquired brain injury are associated with extracellular matrix expansion, pro-inflammatory gene expression, and reduced rRNA synthesis', Muscle and Nerve, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 277-285.

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