Marie Kelly-Worden

Marie Kelly-Worden

Assistant Professor

CL 367e  Phone: 765-285-5997  

Department of Physiology and Health Science
Cooper Science Building, CL 325
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Marie Kelly-Worden has been a member of the department since 2004. She specializes in synaptic transmissions and auto immune responses.


PhD - Physiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 1997

BS - Biology, Wayne State University, 1992

AA & AS - Arts and Science, Henry Ford CC, 1989

Recent Publications

M. Kelly-Worden, Emily Thomas. 2014. Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. OJEMD. 4(8):211-218.

M. Kelly-Worden, Leslie Hammer, Robyn Gebhard, Lauran Schrader, Marley Griffin, Dalahnna Cooper. 2014. ANA Positive Serum from SLE Patients Promotes Cardiovascular and CNS Manifestations in the Lewis Rat. J Pharm Bioall Sci. pp. 198-204.

Fatimah Albrekkan and M. Kelly-Worden. 2013. Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Alzheimer’s Disease. OJEMD. 3(2A):14-19

Jarial, Mohinder and M. Kelly-Worden. 2011. Additional ultrastructural observations of the first segments of Malpighian tubules in Cenocorixa bifida (Hemiptera: Corixidae) in relation to reabsorption of solutes. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104(4):768-777.

M. L. Kelly-Worden and S. Ghassemifar, “Using Liposomes to Observe the Interactions of Autoimmune Antibodies, Chapter 7,” in Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes (Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, in press), 225-239.

D. A. Snyder, M. L. Kelly, and D. J. Woodbury, “SNARE complex regulation by phosphorylation,” Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics (2006), 45: 1, 111-124.

M. L. Kelly, R. Abu-Hamdah, A. Jeremic, S. -J Cho, A. E. Ilie, and B. P. Jena, “Patch clamped single pancreatic zymogen granules; direct measurements of ion channel activities at the granule membrane,” Pancreatology (2005), 5: 4-5, 443-449.

M. L. Kelly, W. -J. Cho, A. Jeremic, R. Abu-Hamdah, and B. P. Jena, “Vesicle swelling regulates content expulsion during secretion,” Cell Biology International (2004), 28: 10, 709-716.

A. Jeremic, M. L. Kelly, J. A. Cho, S. -J Cho, H. Hörber, and B. P. Jena, “Calcium drives fusion of SNARE-apposed bilayers. Cell Biology International,” Cell Biology International (2004), 28: 1, 7-17.

R. Abu-Hamdah, W. -J. Cho, S. -J Cho, A. Jeremic, M. L. Kelly, A. E. Ilie, and B. P. Jena, “Regulation of the water channel aquaporin-1: isolation and reconstitution of the regulatory complex,” Cell Biology International (2004), 28: 1, 19-31.

M. L. Kelly-Worden and D. J. Woodbury, “Advantages and disadvantages of patch clamping versus using BLM, Chapter 25,” in Planar Lipid Bilayers (BLMs) and Their Applications (Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 2003), 692-722.

M. L. Kelly, J. A. Cook, P. Brown-Augsburger, B. A. Heinz, M. C. Smith, and L. H. Pinto, “Demonstrating the Intrinsic Ion Channel Activity of Virally-Encoded Proteins,” FEBS Letters (2003), 552: 1, 61-67.

A. Jeremic, M. L. Kelly, S. -J Cho, M. Stromer, and B. P. Jena, “Reconstituted fusion pore,” Biophysical Journal (2003), 85, 2035-2043.

S. -J Cho, M. L. Kelly, K. T. Rognlien, J. A. Cho, H. Hörber, and B. P. Jena, “SNAREs in opposing bilayers interact in a circular array to form conducting pores,” Biophysical Journal (2002), 83, 2522-2527.

Professional Organizations

Tourette Syndrome Association

Biophysical Society

Gold Key International Honour Society

Lupus Foundation of America

Honorary member, Eta Sigma Gamma

Sigma Xi

Indiana Academy of Science

American Society for Cell Biology

Medical Research Advisor, Dysautonomia Information Network

Society for Neuroscience