About Daniel J. Toft MD, PhD
Daniel Toft, MD, PhD, is an instructor at Northwestern University in Chicago. He completed his undergraduate education at Brown University before earning his medical degree at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He also earned his PhD from Northwestern, where his research focused on hormones in pregnancy and disease. Currently he is engaged in translational breast cancer research. He has a general endocrinology practice; however, he is especially interested in bone health, adrenal disease, and thyroid disease.
Albert M, Gao Y-M, Toft D, Lee W, Wold A. Photoassisted gold deposition on TiO2 powder. Materials Research Bulletin 27:961-6. 1992.
Ajtai K, Ilich PJ, Ringler A, Sedarous SS, Toft DJ, Burghardt TP. Stereospecific reaction of muscle fiber proteins with the 5' or 6' isomer of (iodoacetamido) tetramethylrhodamine. Biochemistry 31:12431-40. 1992.
Ajtai K, Toft DJ, Burghardt TP. Path and extent of cross-bridge rotation during muscle contraction. Biochemistry 33:5382-91. 1994.
Toft DJ, Linzer DIH. Characterization of novel members of the prolactin/growth hormone family. The Endocrine Society 81st Annual Meeting. (abstract) 1999.
Lin J, Toft DJ, Bengtson NW, Linzer DI. Placental prolactins and the physiology of pregnancy. Recent Progress in Hormone Research 55:37-51; discussion 52. 2000.
Toft DJ, Linzer DI. Identification of three prolactin-related hormones as markers of invasive trophoblasts in the rat. Biology of Reproduction 63:519-25. 2000.
Toft DJ, Rosenberg SB, Bergers G, Volpert O, Linzer DI. Reactivation of proliferin gene expression is associated with increased angiogenesis in a cell culture model of fibrosarcoma tumor progression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 98:13055-9. 2001.
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