Nancy Carrasco, MD

C.N.H. Long Professor of Cellular & Molecular Physiology

Research Departments & Organizations

Cellular & Molecular Physiology

Liver Center

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Interests

Amino Acid Substitution; Anions; Biological Assay; Breast Neoplasms; Hypothyroidism; Kinetics; Medical Oncology; Neoplasm Metastasis; Organelle Biogenesis; Thyroid Neoplasms

Selected Publications

  • Asn441 plays a key role in folding and function of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS).

    Li W, Nicola JP, Amzel LM, Carrasco N. Asn441 plays a key role in folding and function of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS). FASEB Journal : Official Publication Of The Federation Of American Societies For Experimental Biology 2013, 27:3229-38. 2013

  • Mechanism of anion selectivity and stoichiometry of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS).

    Paroder-Belenitsky M, Maestas MJ, Dohán O, Nicola JP, Reyna-Neyra A, Follenzi A, Dadachova E, Eskandari S, Amzel LM, Carrasco N. Mechanism of anion selectivity and stoichiometry of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS). Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2011, 108:17933-8. 2011

  • Na+ coordination at the Na2 site of the Na+/I- symporter.

    Ferrandino G, Nicola JP, Sánchez YE, Echeverria I, Liu Y, Amzel LM, Carrasco N. Na+ coordination at the Na2 site of the Na+/I- symporter. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2016, 113:E5379-88. 2016

  • • Nagarajah, J., Le, M., Knauf JA, Ferrandino G., Montero-Conde C., Pillarsetty N., Bolaender A., Irwin CP., Krishnamoorthy GP., Saqcena M., Larson, S., Ho AL., Seshan V., Ishii, N., Carrasco N., Rosen N., Weber WA., and Fagin JA (2016) “Sustained ERK inhibition maximizes responses of BrafV600E thyroid cancers to radioiodine”

    J Clin Invest 126(11):4119-4124. doi:10.1172/JCI89067 2016

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Contact Info

Nancy Carrasco, MD
Lab Location
Carrasco LabSterling Hall of Medicine, B-Wing
333 Cedar Street, Ste BE-60

New Haven, CT 06510