Ernest Arenas Group


Ernest Arenas

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Recent Publications

Wnt5a regulates ventral midbrain morphogenesis and the development of A9-A10 dopaminergic cells in vivo.
Andersson E, Prakash N, Cajanek L, Minina E, Bryja V, Bryjova L, et al
PLoS ONE 2008 ;3(10):e3517

Beta-arrestin and casein kinase 1/2 define distinct branches of non-canonical WNT signalling pathways.
Bryja V, Schambony A, Cajánek L, Dominguez I, Arenas E, Schulte G
EMBO Rep. 2008 Dec;9(12):1244-50


Histone H2AX-dependent GABA(A) receptor regulation of stem cell proliferation.
Andäng M, Hjerling-Leffler J, Moliner A, Lundgren T, Castelo-Branco G, Nanou E, et al
Nature 2008 Jan;451(7177):460-4

Wnt5a-treated midbrain neural stem cells improve dopamine cell replacement therapy in parkinsonian mice.
Parish C, Castelo-Branco G, Rawal N, Tonnesen J, Sorensen A, Salto C, et al
J. Clin. Invest. 2008 Jan;118(1):149-60

Research group

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Ernest ArenasProfessor
Daniel BergPostdoc
Fabia FebbraroAssociated
Daniel GyllborgResearch assistant on study grant
Lottie Jansson SjöstrandResearch engineer
Isabel Martin CaballeroPostdoc
Kaneyasu NishimuraAssociated
Willy OliveiraR&D trainee
Geeta RavindranAssociated
Pia RivettiPostdoc
Alena SalasovaPhD student
Carmen SaltoSenior researcher
Spyridon TheofilopoulosSenior lab manager
Enrique ToledoPostdoc
Carlos VillaescusaAssistant professor
Shanzheng YangPhD student
Chika YokotaSenior researcher
Dawei ZhangPostdoc

Post-doctoral Positions

Post-doctoral positions in some of the research areas of the Arenas laboratory are generally available in about one year.

Please, send your requests for positions by e-mail to

and include the following information:

  • CV with publications and research experience
  • A brief outline of research interests