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
  • Skeletal Muscle Fibers
  • Genes
  • Growth
  • Resistance Training
  • Ribosomal DNA
  • Muscular Atrophy

Recent Publications


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.


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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