Josh Nord, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher
MCW Cardiovascular Center T32 Postdoctoral Fellow
American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellow


B.S. 2011, Biomedical Sciences; Concordia University of Wisconsin

Ph.D. 2019, Cell and Developmental Biology, Laboratory of Lisa Cirillo, Medical College of Wisconsin


Nord JA, Wynia-Smith SL, Gehant AL, Jones Lipinski RA, Naatz A, Rioja I, Kumar Prinja R, Corbett JA, Smith BC. N-terminal BET bromodomain inhibitors disrupt a BRD4-p65 interaction and reduce inducible nitric oxide synthase transcription in pancreatic ß-cells. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 2022: 13:923925. DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2022.923925.

Nghiem-Rao TH, Pfeifer C, Asuncion M, Nord J, Schill D, Pulakanti K, Patel SB, Cirillo LA, Rao S. Human induced pluripotent stem cell derived hepatocytes provide insights on parenteral nutrition associated cholestasis in the immature liver. Sci Rep. 2021 Jun 11;11(1):12386. PMCID: PMC8196029

Nord J, Schill D, Pulakanti K, Rao S, and Cirillo LA. The transcription factor FoxO1 is required for the establishment of the human definitive endoderm. bioRxiv 2020.12.22.423976; doi: 10.1101/2020.12.22.423976

Schill D, Nord J, Cirillo LA. FoxO1 and FoxA1/2 form a complex on DNA and cooperate to open chromatin at insulin-regulated genes. Biochem Cell Biol. 2019 Apr;97(2):118-129. PMID: 30142277.

McGivern JV, Patitucci TN, Nord JA, Barabas MA, Stucky CL, Ebert AD. Spinal muscular atrophy astrocytes exhibit abnormal
calcium regulation and reduced growth factor production. Glia. 2013 Sep;61(9):1418-1428. PMCID: PMC3941074.

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