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Gustavo Alberto Nader

Gustavo Alberto Nader

Professor, Kinesiology
Associate Professor, Kinesiology
Scientific Program:Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications


Roberts, MD, McCarthy, JJ, Hornberger, TA, Phillips, SM, Mackey, AL, Nader, GA, Boppart, MD, Kavazis, AN, Reidy, PT, Ogasawara, R, Libardi, CA, Ugrinowitsch, C, Booth, FW & Esser, KA 2023, 'Mechanisms of mechanical overload-induced skeletal muscle hypertrophy: current understanding and future directions', Physiological Reviews.


Belcher, DJ, Guitart, M, Hain, B, Kim, HG, Waning, D, Barreiro, E & Nader, GA 2022, 'LP07 and LLC preclinical models of lung cancer induce divergent anabolic deficits and expression of pro-inflammatory effectors of muscle wasting', Journal of applied physiology, vol. 133, no. 6, pp. 1260-1272.
Kim, HG, Huot, JR, Pin, F, Belcher, DJ, Bonetto, A & Nader, GA 2022, 'Metastatic or xenograft colorectal cancer models induce divergent anabolic deficits and expression of pro-inflammatory effectors of muscle wasting in a tumor-type-dependent manner', Journal of applied physiology, vol. 133, no. 6, pp. 1273-1283.


Guo, B, Bennet, D, Belcher, DJ, Kim, HG & Nader, GA 2021, 'Chemotherapy agents reduce protein synthesis and ribosomal capacity in myotubes independent of oxidative stress', American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology, vol. 321, no. 6, pp. C1000-C1009.
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.