Nancy Carrasco MD

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Cellular & Molecular Physiology


  • M.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), 1980
  • M.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1980
  • M.S., National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1981
  • M.S., National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), 1981

Selected Publications

  • Paroder V, Nicola JP, Ginter CS, and Carrasco N. (2013) “The iodide transport defect-causing mutation R124H: a d-amino group at position 124 is critical for maturation and trafficking of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS)” J. Cell Science May 20. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23690546
  • Li W, Nicola JP, Amzel LM, and Carrasco N (2013) “Asn441 plays a key role in folding and function of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS)” FASEB J May 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23650190
  • Paroder-Belenitsky M, Maestas MJ, Dohán O, Nicola JP, Reyna-Neyra A, Follenzi A, Dadachova E, Eskandari S, Amzel LM, Carrasco N. (2011) “Mechanism of anion selectivity and stoichiometry of the Na+/I- symporter (NIS)” Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 108, 17933-17938. Epub 2011 Oct 19. Evaluated by “Faculty of 1000.”



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