Bayardo Garay

Entering Class - 2019

PhD 2023

PhD Thesis

Understanding the transcriptional networks and physiological adaptations governing the clinical manifestations of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Member of MSTP (MD/PhD) program

E-MAIL: [email protected]

Undergraduate Institution and Major:

University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology, emphasis Neurobiology, 2015

Graduate Advisor:

Rita Perlingeiro, Ph.D., Department of Medicine

Graduate Publications

  • Kathiriya IS, Dominguez MH, Rao KS, Muncie-Vasic JM, Devine WP, Hu KM, Hota SK, Garay BI, Quintero D, Goyal P, Matthews MN, Thomas R, Sukonnik T, Miguel-Perez D, Winchester S, Brower EF, Forjaz A, Wu PH, Wirtz D, Kiemen AL, Bruneau BG. A disrupted compartment boundary underlies abnormal cardiac patterning and congenital heart defects. bioRxiv [Preprint]. 2024 Mar 4:2024.02.05.578995.
  • Abreu P, Garay BI, Nemkov T, Yamashita AMS, Perlingeiro RCR. Metabolic changes during in vivo maturation of PSC-derived skeletal myogenic progenitors. Cells. 2023 Dec 29;13(1):76. 
  • Singh BN*, Yucel D*, Garay BI*, Tolkacheva EG, Kyba M, Perlingeiro RCR, van Berlo JH, Ogle BM. Proliferation and maturation: Janus and the art of cardiac tissue engineering. Circ Res. 2023 Feb 17;132(4):519-540. *Authors contributed equally.
  • Yücel D, Garay BI, Perlingeiro RCR, van Berlo JH. Stimulation of cardiomyocyte proliferation is dependent on species and level of maturation. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2022 May 19;10:806564. 
  • Garay BI, Givens S, Abreu P, Liu M, Yücel D, Baik J, Stanis N, Rothermel TM, Magli A, Abrahante JE, Goloviznina NA, Soliman HAN, Dhoke NR, Kyba M, Alford PW, Dudley SC Jr, van Berlo JH, Ogle B, Perlingeiro RCR. Dual inhibition of MAPK and PI3K/AKT pathways enhances maturation of human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes. Stem Cell Reports. 2022 Sep 13;17(9):2005-2022.
  • Kim H, Selvaraj S, Kiley J, Azzag K, Garay BI, Perlingeiro RCR. Genomic safe harbor expression of PAX7 for the generation of engraftable myogenic progenitors. Stem Cell Reports. 2021 Jan 12;16(1):10-19.
  • Garay B, Erlanson D, Binstadt BA, Correll CK, Fitzsimmons N, Hobday PM, Hudson A, Mahmud S, Riskalla MM, Kramer S, Xiong S, Vehe RK, Bullock DR. Using quality improvement methodology and tools to reduce patient wait time in a paediatric subspecialty rheumatology clinic. BMJ Open Quality. 2021 Dec;10(4). 

Awards and Honors

  • Kathleen Moriarity Trainee Travel Award, April 14 2023
  • J. Jacob Kaplan Research Award, April 3rd, 2023
  • Bacaner Research Award, April 3rd, 2023
  • Sping and Ying Ngoh Lin Award, August 4th, 2022
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award (F30) 2020-2024
  •  Sping and Ying Ngoh Lin Award, March 7th, 2020

Undergraduate Publications

  • Leon J, Moreno AJ, Garay BI, Chalkley RJ, Burlingame AL, Wang D, Dubal DB. Peripheral elevation of a klotho fragment enhances brain function and resilience in young, aging, and α-synuclein transgenic mice.​ ​ Cell Rep. 2017;20(6):1360-1371.​
  • Zhu JY, Heidersbach A, Kathiriya I, Garay BI, Ivey K, Srivastava D, Han Z, King IN. The E3 ubiquitin ligase Nedd4/Nedd4L is directly regulated by microRNA 1. Development 2017;144(5):866-875.
  • Prather AA, Epel ES, Arenander J, Broestl L, Garay BI, Wang D, Dubal DB. Longevity factor klotho and chronic psychological stress. Transl Psychiatry. 2015 Jun 16;5:e585.