Jeff Fritz, PhD
Interests and Background
Dr. Fritz has a broad science background and will be teaching in a variety of MCW-Central Wisconsin’s local basic sciences courses doing small group work.
Dr. Fritz’s studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison focused on structural myofibrillar proteins and their role in muscle development and pathophysiology. He received additional training in gene therapy as a Muscular Dystrophy Association Fellow, and in clinical pharmacology as an NIH National Research Service Award recipient.
He has published over 20 research articles and holds one patent. His varied experiences have provided him undergraduate and graduate instructional opportunities in a variety of fields ranging from basic science disciplines to leadership development at Bethel University, the University of Wisconsin Colleges, and Vanderbilt University.
Jeff and his spouse, Bonnie, have resided in Central Wisconsin for the past 15 years and remain overjoyed at the opportunities afforded in raising four children.
Casting a Light on the Personal Effects of Mentorship.
(Patel JJ, Pfeifer K, Fritz JD, Marcdante K, Spellecy R.) Acad Med. 2020 Apr;95(4):489-490 PMID: 32209846 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082380473 03/27/2020
Different Functional Domains of GLUT2 Glucose Transporter Are Required for Glucose Affinity and Substrate Specificity* * This work was supported by grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs Research Service (Career Development Award and Merit Review Award), a fellowship award from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International (to L.W.), and the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (NIH Grant DK-20593).
(Wu L, Fritz JD, Powers AC.) Endocrinology. 1998 Oct 01;139(10):4205-4212 PMID: 28200233 10/01/1998
Different functional domains of GLUT2 glucose transporter are required for glucose affinity and substrate specificity.
(Wu L, Fritz JD, Powers AC.) Endocrinology. 1998 Oct;139(10):4205-12 PMID: 9751501 09/29/1998
Cloning and chromosomal mapping of the murine norepinephrine transporter.
(Fritz JD, Jayanthi LD, Thoreson MA, Blakely RD.) J Neurochem. 1998 Jun;70(6):2241-51 PMID: 9603188 05/29/1998
Gene-based neurotransmitter modulation in cerebellar granule neurons.
(Fritz JD, Utz AL, Hale NM, Wu L, Powers AC, Verdoorn TA, Robertson D.) J Neurochem. 1997 Jan;68(1):204-12 PMID: 8978727 01/01/1997
Gene targeting approaches to the autonomic nervous system.
(Fritz JD, Robertson D.) J Auton Nerv Syst. 1996 Oct 07;61(1):1-5 PMID: 8912247 10/07/1996
Complexes of non-cationic liposomes and histone H1 mediate efficient transfection of DNA without encapsulation.
(Hagstrom JE, Sebestyen MG, Budker V, Ludtke JJ, Fritz JD, Wolff JA.) Biochim Biophys Acta. 1996 Oct 02;1284(1):47-55 PMID: 8865814 10/02/1996
Gene transfer into mammalian cells using histone-condensed plasmid DNA.
(Fritz JD, Herweijer H, Zhang G, Wolff JA.) Hum Gene Ther. 1996 Aug 01;7(12):1395-404 PMID: 8844198 08/01/1996
Primary structure of the kinase domain region of rabbit skeletal and cardiac muscle titin.
(Sebestyén MG, Fritz JD, Wolff JA, Greaser ML.) J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 1996 Jun;17(3):343-8 PMID: 8814553 06/01/1996
cDNA sequence of rabbit cardiac titin/connectin.
(Greaser ML, Sebestyen MG, Fritz JD, Wolff JA.) Adv Biophys. 1996;33:13-25 PMID: 8922099 01/01/1996
Expression of deletion-containing dystrophins in mdx muscle: implications for gene therapy and dystrophin function.
(Fritz JD, Danko I, Roberds SL, Campbell KP, Latendresse JS, Wolff JA.) Pediatr Res. 1995 Jun;37(6):693-700 PMID: 7651751 06/01/1995
Pharmacological enhancement of in vivo foreign gene expression in muscle.
(Danko I, Fritz JD, Jiao S, Hogan K, Latendresse JS, Wolff JA.) Gene Ther. 1994 Mar;1(2):114-21 PMID: 7584066 03/01/1994