Christopher L. Wright, Ph.D.*

Associate

cwright@gbpatent.com

Firm Practice Areas/Practice Groups

Biotechnology
Biosimilars
Pharmaceutical
Chemical

Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor, Loyola University, Maryland – 2009-2011
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology – 2011-2016
Research Associate, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology – 2016-2017
Associate, Greenblum and Bernstein, P.L.C. – 2017-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Society for Neuroscience

Representative Publications

Margaret M. McCarthy, Christopher L. Wright, Convergence of Sex Differences and Neuroimmune System in Autism Spectrum Disorders. BIOL. PSYCHIATRY. (In Press, Published online October 10, 2016).

Jessica F. Hoffman*, Christopher L. Wright*, Margaret M. McCarthy, A Critical Period in Purkinje Cell Development is Mediated by Local Estradiol Synthesis and Disrupted by Inflammation. 36(39) J. NEUROSCIENCE 10039 (2016). * Equally contributed.

Bridget M. Nugent, Christopher L. Wright, Amol C. Shetty, Georgia E. Hodes, Kathryn M. Lenz, Anup Mahurkar, Scott J. Russo, Scott E. Devine, Margaret M. McCarthy, Brain Feminization Requires Active Repression of Masculinization via DNA Methylation. 18,NATURE NEUROSCIENCE, 690-7 (2015).

Margaret M. McCarthy, Christopher L. Wright and Anne T.M. Konkle. Aromatase and the sexual differentiation of the rodent brain: The old, the new and the unexpected. Brain Aromatase, Estrogens and Behavior. Editors Jacques Balthazart and Gregory Ball. Oxford University Press: 2012, New York.


Shannon M. Dean*, Christopher L. Wright*, Jessica F. Hoffman, Meina Wang, Bradley E. Alger, Margaret M. McCarthy, Prostaglandin E2 Stimulates Estradiol Synthesis in the Cerebellum Postnatally with Associated Effects on Purkinje Neuron Dendritic Arbor and Electrophysiological Properties,153(11) ENDOCRINOLOGY 5414 (2012). * Equally contributed.

Katy M. Lenz, Christopher L. Wright, Ryan C. Martin, Margaret M. McCarthy, Prostaglandin E2 Regulates AMPA Receptor Phosphorylation and Membrane Insertion in the Preoptic Area During Sexual Differentiation 6(4) PLOS ONE e18500 (2011),  http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0018500


Christopher L. Wright, Jaclyn M. Schwarz, Shannon L. Dean, Margaret M. McCarthy, Cellular Mechanisms of Estradiol-Mediated Sexual Differentiation of the Brain, 21(9) TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM 553 (2010).

Christopher L. Wright, Margaret M. McCarthy, PGE2-Induced Masculinization of the Brain and Behavior Requires Protein Kinase A, AMPA/Kainate and Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Signaling, 29(42) J. NEUROSCIENCE 13274 (2009).

Margaret M. McCarthy, Christopher L. Wright, Jaclyn M. Schwarz, New Tricks by an Old Dogma: Mechanisms of the Organizational Actions of Gonadal Steroids, 55(5) HORMONES AND BEHAVIOR, 655 (2009).

Bridget M. Nugent, Christopher L. Wright, Susan L. Zup, Margaret M. McCarthy (2009) “Masculinization induced by neonatal exposure to PGE2 or estradiol alters c-fos induction by estrous odors in adult rats.” PHYSIOL. & BEHAVIOR 96(2): 383-8.

Christopher L. Wright, Scott R. Burks, Margaret M. McCarthy, Prostaglandin E2 Receptors Mediate Perinatal Masculinization of Adult Sex Behavior and Neuroanatomical Correlates, 68(12) DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROBIOLOGY, 1406 (2008).

Scott R. Burks, Christopher L. Wright, Margaret M. McCarthy, Exploration of Prostanoid Receptor Subtype Regulating Estradiol and Prostaglandin E2 Induction of Spinophilin in the Developing Preoptic Area Neurons, 143(3) NEUROSCIENCE 1117 (2008).

Margaret M. McCarthy, Jaclyn M. Schwarz, Christopher L. Wright, Shannon L. Dean (2008) “Mechanisms mediating estradiol modulation in the developing brain.” J NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY 20(6): 777-83.

Languages

German (conversational)

Education

University of Maryland College Park, B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology (2002) (University Honors Program)
University of Maryland College Park, B.A. in Art History (2002) (University Honors Program)
University of Maryland Baltimore, Ph.D. from the Program in Neuroscience (2009)
University of Maryland Carey School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 2014)

Bar Admissions

2015, Maryland
2016, USPTO
2017, District of Columbia