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Research Reviews and Research Commentaries

Research Reviews & Perspectives

    1. Afolabi, J., Laffer, C.L., Beasley, H., Hinton, A., Masenga, S.K., Kirabo. A. Reflecting on current understanding of Salt-sensitivity of Blood Pressure: Historical and future perspectives. (Circulation Research, in Press)
    2. Demirci, M., Hinton, A., & Kirabo, A. (2024). Dendritic cell epithelial sodium channel induced inflammation and salt-sensitive hypertension. Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension, 33(2), 145–153.
    3. Balhara, M., Neikirk, K., Marshall, A., Hinton, A., Jr, & Kirabo, A. (2024). Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Hypertension and Salt Sensitivity of Blood Pressure. Current hypertension reports, 10.1007/s11906-024-01300-9. Advance online publication.
    4. Zarate, S. M., Kirabo, A., Hinton, A. O., Jr, & Santisteban, M. M. (2024). Neuroimmunology of Cardiovascular Disease. Current hypertension reports, 10.1007/s11906-024-01301-8.
    5. Saleem, M., Masenga, S. K., Ishimwe, J. A., Demirci, M., Ahmad, T., Jamison, S., Albritton, C. F., Mwesigwa, N., Porcia Haynes, A., White, J., Neikirk, K., Vue, Z., Hinton, A., Jr, Arshad, S., Desta, S., & Kirabo, A. (2024). Recent Advances in Understanding Peripheral and Gut Immune Cell-Mediated Salt-Sensitive Hypertension and Nephropathy. Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979), 81(3), 436–446.
    6. Neikirk, K., Stephens, D. C., Beasley, H. K., Marshall, A. G., Gaddy, J. A., Damo, S. M., & Hinton, A. O., Jr (2024). Considerations for developing mitochondrial transplantation techniques for individualized medicine. BioTechniques, 76(4), 125–134.
    7. Jenkins, B. C., Neikirk, K., Katti, P., Claypool, S. M., Kirabo, A., McReynolds, M. R., & Hinton, A., Jr (2024). Mitochondria in disease: changes in shapes and dynamics. Trends in biochemical sciences, 49(4), 346–360.
    8. Marshall, A. G., Neikirk, K., Afolabi, J., Mwesigwa, N., Shao, B., Kirabo, A., Reddy, A. K., & Hinton, A., Jr (2024). Update on the Use of Pulse Wave Velocity to Measure Age-Related Vascular Changes. Current hypertension reports, 26(3), 131–140.
    9. Hinton, A., Jr, & Marshall, A. G. (2024). Dissecting organelle interdependence. Nature cell biology, 26(1), 31–33.
    10. Neikirk, K., Marshall, A. G., Kula, B., Smith, N., LeBlanc, S., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). MitoTracker: A useful tool in need of better alternatives. European journal of cell biology, 102(4), 151371.
    11. Neikirk, K., Stephens, D. C., Beasley, H. K., Marshall, A. G., Gaddy, J. A., Damo, S. M., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). Is space the final frontier for mitochondrial study? BioTechniques, 10.2144/btn-2023-0071.
    12. Neikirk, K., Marshall, A. G., Santisteban, M. M., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). BNIP3 as a new tool to promote healthy brain aging. Aging cell, e14042. Advance online publication.
    13. Haynes, A. P., Desta, S., Ahmad, T., Neikirk, K., Hinton, A., Bloodworth, N., & Kirabo, A. (2023). The Antioxidative Effects of Flavones in Hypertensive Disease. Biomedicines, 11(11), 2877.
    14. Neikirk, K., Ume, A. C., Prasad, P., Marshall, A. G., Rockwood, J., Wenegieme, T. Y., McMichael, K. E., McReynolds, M. R., Williams, C. R., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). Latent transforming growth factor beta binding protein 4: A regulator of mitochondrial function in acute kidney injury. Aging cell, 22(12), e14019.
    15. Neikirk, K., Lopez, E. G., Marshall, A. G., Alghanem, A., Krystofiak, E., Kula, B., … & Hinton Jr, A. O. (2023). Call to Action to Properly Utilize Electron Microscopy to Measure Organelles to Monitor Disease.European Journal of Cell Biology, 151365
    16. Hinton, A., Jr, & Kirabo, A. (2023). α2δ-1 as a New Target for Immunosuppressant-Induced Hypertension. Circulation research, 133(7), 628–630.
    17. Katti, P., Love-Rutledge, S., Murray, S. A., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). Editorial: the role of mitochondrial endoplasmic reticulum contact sites in human health and disease. Frontiers in molecular biosciences, 10, 1223354.
    18. Stephens, D.C., Crabtree, A., Beasley, H., Garza-Lopez, E., Mungai, M., Vang, L., Neikirk, K., Vue, Z., Vue, N., Marshall, A.G., Turner, K., Shao, J., Sarker, B., Murray, S., Gaddy, J.A., Hinton, A.*, Damo, S., Davis, J. (2023) In the Age of Machine Learning Cryo-EM Research is Still Necessary: A path toward precision medicine, Advanced Biology
    19. Marshall, A. G., Krystofiak, E., Damo, S. M., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). Correlative light-electron microscopy: integrating dynamics to structure. Trends in biochemical sciences, 48(9), 826–827.
    20. Patel, P. C., Beasley, H. K., Hinton, A.*, & Wanjalla, C. N.* (2023). Lenacapavir (Sunlenca®) for the treatment of HIV-1. Trends in pharmacological sciences, 44(8), 553–554.
    21. Marshall, A. G., Neikirk, K., Stephens, D. C., Vang, L., Vue, Z., Beasley, H. K., Crabtree, A., Scudese, E., Lopez, E. G., Shao, B., Krystofiak, E., Rutledge, S., Davis, J., Murray, S. A., Damo, S. M., Katti, P., & Hinton, A., Jr (2023). Serial Block Face-Scanning Electron Microscopy as a Burgeoning Technology. Advanced biology, 7(8), e2300139.
    22. Cetin-Ferra, S., Francis, S. C., Cooper, A. T., Neikirk, K., Marshall, A. G., Hinton, A., Jr, & Murray, S. A. (2023). Mitochondrial Connexins and Mitochondrial Contact Sites with Gap Junction Structure. International journal of molecular sciences, 24(10), 9036.
    23. Katti, P., Kim, Y., Sundaresan, N. R., Gouspillou, G., & Hinton Jr, A. (2023). Muscle plasticity: Regulation of adaptive changes in muscles and mitochondrial dynamics. Frontiers in Physiology, 14, 628. DOI:
    24. Beasley, H.K., Wanjalla, C., Kirabo, A., Hinton, A., (2023) β2ARs: double edge sword in heart function. Trends in Molecular Medicine. DOI:
    25. Marshall, A.G., Damo, S.*, Hinton, A.*. (2023) Revisiting Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy, Trends in Biochemical Science. DOI:
    26. Hogan, K.A., Zeidler, J.D., Beasley, H.K., Alsaadi, A.I., Alshaheeb, A.A., Chang, Y., Tian, Hua., Hinton, A.O.*, McReynolds, M.R. Using mass spectrometry imaging to visualize age-related subcellular disruption, DOI: Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences
    27. Beasley, H. K., Rodman, T. A., Collins, G. V., Hinton, A., Jr*, & Exil, V*. (2021). TMEM135 is a Novel Regulator of Mitochondrial Dynamics and Physiology with Implications for Human Health Conditions.Cells10(7), 1750. (Co-Senior)
    28. Hinton, A., Jr, & Kirabo, A. (2023). α2δ-1 as a New Target for Immunosuppressant-Induced Hypertension. Circulation research133(7), 628–630.
    29. Research Reviews Submitted/Direct Submission
    1. Neikirk, K., … Hinton, A. Environmental Factors as Untapped Modulators of Mitochondrial Dynamics in the Aging Heart (In Revision, AJP Heart and Circulatory Physiology)
    2. Cattivelli Murdoch, G., Beasley, H., Hinton, A., Masenga, S. K., & Kirabo, A. Estrogen mediates sex differences in blood pressure regulation and salt-sensitivity of blood pressure (In Revision, AJP Heart and Circulatory Physiology)
    3. Neikirk, K., Kinuthia, K., Marshall, A.G., Damo, S., Hinton, A. Insulin Stimulation Regulates Mitochondrial Morphology in Diabetes Across Ethnicities (In Revision, Journal of Cellular Physiology)
    4. Hinton A., … Kirabo, A. Immune Versus Renal Mechanisms of Salt-sensitive Hypertension (Invited Review Nature Nephrology)