Alex Carlson, PhD

Position title: Medical Writer, Technical Resources International, Washington D.C.


Phone: Advisor: Dr. J. Wesley Pike

Graduation: 8/2016
Research Interest: Transcriptional Regulation of and by Components of the Vitamin D Endocrine Axis

Alex Carlson


  • Onal M, Carlson AH, Thostenson JD, Benkusky NA, Meyer MB, Lee SM, Pike JW. A Novel Distal Enhancer Mediates Inflammation-, PTH-, and Early Onset Murine Kidney Disease-Induced Expression of the Mouse Fgf23 Gene. JBMR Plus. 2018 Jan;2(1):32-47. doi: 10.1002/jbm4.10023. Epub 2017 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 29527594; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5842943.
  • Pike JW, Meyer MB, Benkusky NA, Lee SM, St John H, Carlson A, Onal M,
    Shamsuzzaman S. Genomic Determinants of Vitamin D-Regulated Gene Expression.
    Vitam Horm. 2016;100:21-44. doi: 10.1016/bs.vh.2015.10.011. Epub 2015 Nov 27.
    PubMed PMID: 26827947.
  • St John HC, Meyer MB, Benkusky NA, Carlson AH, Prideaux M, Bonewald LF, Pike JW, 2015, “The parathyroid hormone-regulated transcriptome in osteocytes: parallel actions with 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 to oppose gene expression changes during differentiation and to promote mature cell function,” Bone, 72:81-91. PMCID: PMC4285334