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2008 Research Publications

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Abulafia DP, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Lozano JD, Lotocki G, Keane RW, Dietrich WD (2008) Inhibition of the inflammasome complex reduces the inflammatory response after thromboembolic stroke in mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. Dec 10 [Epub ahead of print]

Bechara A, Nawabi H, Moret F, Yaron A, Weaver E, Bozon M, Abouzid K, Guan JL, Tessier-Lavigne M, Lemmon V, Castellani V (2008) FAK-MAPK-dependent adhesion disassembly downstream of L1 contributes to semaphorin3A-induced collapse. EMBO J 27:1549-1562.

Beekhuizen KS, Field-Fote EC (2008) Sensory stimulation augments the effects of massed practice training in persons with tetraplegia. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:602-608.

Benglis D, Wang MY, Levi AD (2008) A comprehensive review of the safety profile of bone morphogenetic protein in spine surgery. Neurosurgery 62:ONS423-ONS431.

Benglis DM, Elhammady MS, Levi AD, Vanni S (2008) Minimally invasive anterolateral approaches for the treatment of back pain and adult degenerative deformity. Neurosurgery 63:191-196.

Benglis DM, Guest JD, Wang MY (2008) Clinical feasibility of minimally invasive cervical laminoplasty. Neurosurg Focus 25:E3.

Bracchi-Ricard V, Brambilla R, Levenson J, Hu WH, Bramwell A, Sweatt JD, Green EJ, Bethea JR (2008) Astroglial nuclear factor-kappaB regulates learning and memory and synaptic plasticity in female mice. J Neurochem 104:611-623.

Brackett NL, Ibrahim E, Grotas JA, Aballa TC, Lynne CM (2008) Higher sperm DNA damage in semen from men with spinal cord injuries compared with controls. J Androl 29:93-99.

Brackett NL, Lynne CM, Attia G, Carmack A, Cava A, Goodman K (2008) Treatment of infertility in men with spinal cord injury:medical progress and ethical considerations. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 13:120-133.

Brackett NL, Ibrahim E (2008) Fertility issues in men with spinal cord injury. In: Textbook of the Neurogenic Bladder: Adults and Children (Corcos and E.Schick, ed), pp 895-910.

Bullock MR (2008) Hyperoxia. J Neurosurg 109:421-423.

Bunge MB (2008) Novel combination strategies to repair the injured mammalian spinal cord. J Spinal Cord Med 31:262-269.

Cardenas DD, Topolski TD, White CJ, McLaughlin JF, Walker WO (2008) Sexual functioning in adolescents and young adults with spina bifida. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:31-35.

Cruz-Almeida Y, Alameda G, Widerstrom-Noga EG (2008) Differentiation between pain-related interference and interference caused by the functional impairments of spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. [Epub ahead of print]

de Rivero Vaccari JP, Lotocki G, Marcillo AE, Dietrich WD, Keane RW (2008) A molecular platform in neurons regulates inflammation after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci 28:3404-3414.

Eaton MJ, Pearse DD, McBroom JS, Berrocal YA (2008) The combination of human neuronal serotonergic cell implants and environmental enrichment after contusive SCI improves motor recovery over each individual strategy. Behav Brain Res 194:236-241.

Furne C, Ricard J, Cabrera JR, Pays L, Bethea JR, Mehlen P, Liebl DJ (2008) EphrinB3 is an anti-apoptotic ligand that inhibits the dependence receptor functions of EphA4 receptors during adult neurogenesis. Biochim Biophys Acta. Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Gajavelli S, Castellanos DA, Furmanski O, Schiller PC, Sagen J (2008) Sustained analgesic peptide secretion and cell labeling using a novel genetic modification. Cell Transplant 17:445-455.

Gess B, Halfter H, Kleffner I, Monje P, Athauda G, Wood PM, Young P, Wanner IB (2008) Inhibition of N-cadherin and beta-catenin function reduces axon-induced Schwann cell proliferation. J Neurosci Res 86:797-812.

Grumbles RM, Almeida VW, Thomas CK (2008) Embryonic neurons transplanted into the tibial nerve reinnervate muscle and reduce atrophy but NCAM expression persists. Neurol Res 30:183-189.

Guest JD, Herrera L, Margitich I, Oliveria M, Marcillo A, Casas CE (2008) Xenografts of expanded primate olfactory ensheathing glia support transient behavioral recovery that is independent of serotonergic or corticospinal axonal regeneration in nude rats following spinal cord transection. Exp Neurol 212:261-274.

Hama A, Sagen J (2008) Antinociceptive effects of the marine snail peptides conantokin-G and conotoxin MVIIA alone and in combination in rat models of pain. Neuropharmacology. October 26 [Epub ahead of print]

Hanley MA, Raichle K, Jensen M, Cardenas DD (2008) Pain catastrophizing and beliefs predict changes in pain interference and psychological functioning in persons with spinal cord injury. J Pain 9:863-871.

Hartings JA, Gugliotta M, Gilman C, Strong AJ, Tortella FC, Bullock MR (2008) Repetitive cortical spreading depolarizations in a case of severe brain trauma. Neurol Res 30:876-882.

Herzberg U, Hama A, Sagen J (2008) Spinal subarachnoid adrenal medullary transplants reduce hind paw swelling and peripheral nerve transport following formalin injection in rats. Brain Res 1198:85-92.

Hurtado A, Podinin H, Oudega M, Grimpe B (2008) Deoxyribozyme-mediated knockdown of xylosyltransferase-1 mRNA promotes axon growth in the adult rat spinal cord. Brain 131:2596-2605.

Ibrahim E, Brackett NL, Aballa TC, Lynne CM (2008) Safety of a novel treatment to improve sperm motility in men with spinal cord injury. Fertil Steril. August 8 [Epub ahead of print]

Jaimes EA, Zhou MS, Pearse DD, Puzis L, Raij L (2008) Up-regulation of cortical COX-2 in salt-sensitive hypertension: role of angiotensin II and reactive oxygen species. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 294:F385-F392.

Jea A, Sheth RN, Vanni S, Green BA, Levi AD (2008) Modification of Wright’s technique for placement of bilateral crossing C2 translaminar screws: technical note. Spine J 8:656-660.

Jensen MP, Barber J, Hanley MA, Engel JM, Romano JM, Cardenas DD, Kraft GH, Hoffman AJ, Patterson DR (2008) Long-term outcome of hypnotic-analgesia treatment for chronic pain in persons with disabilities. Int J Clin Exp Hypn 56:156-169.

Lee JW, Furmanski O, Castellanos DA, Daniels LA, Hama AT, Sagen J (2008) Prolonged nociceptive responses to hind paw formalin injection in rats with a spinal cord injury. Neurosci Lett 439:212-215.

Louro J, Pearse DD (2008) Stem and progenitor cell therapies: recent progress for spinal cord injury repair. Neurol Res 30:5-16.

Maldonado EN, Alderson NL, Monje PV, Wood PM, Hama H (2008) FA2H is responsible for the formation of 2-hydroxy galactolipids in peripheral nervous system myelin. J Lipid Res 49:153-161.

Manzano G, Green BA, Vanni S, Levi AD (2008) Contemporary management of adult intramedullary spinal tumors-pathology and neurological outcomes related to surgical resection. Spinal Cord 46:540-546.

McCluggage LK, Voils SA, Bullock MR (2008) Phenytoin Toxicity Due to Genetic Polymorphism. Neurocrit Care. November 22 [Epub ahead of print]

Merenda A, Gugliotta M, Holloway R, Levasseur JE, Alessandri B, Sun D, Bullock MR (2008) Validation of Brain Extracellular Glycerol as an Indicator of Cellular Membrane Damage due to Free Radical Activity after Traumatic Brain Injury. J Neurotrauma 25(5):527-537.

Molton I, Jensen MP, Ehde DM, Carter GT, Kraft G, Cardenas DD (2008) Coping With Chronic Pain Among Younger, Middle-Aged, and Older Adults Living With Neurological Injury and Disease. J Aging Health. [Epub ahead of print]

Monje PV, Rendon S, Athauda G, Bates M, Wood PM, Bunge MB (2008) Non-antagonistic relationship between mitogenic factors and cAMP in adult Schwann cell re-differentiation. Glia. December 2[Epub ahead of print]

Monje PV, Athauda G, Wood PM (2008) Protein Kinase A-mediated Gating of Neuregulin-dependent ErbB2-ErbB3 Activation Underlies the Synergistic Action of cAMP on Schwann Cell Proliferation. J Biol Chem 283:34087-34100.

Nash MS, Koppens D, van Haaren M, Sherman AL, Lippiatt JP, Lewis JE (2008) Power-assisted wheels ease energy costs and perceptual responses to wheelchair propulsion in persons with shoulder pain and spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2080-2085.

Ohl DA, Quallich SA, Sonksen J, Brackett NL, Lynne CM (2008) Anejaculation and retrograde ejaculation. Urol Clin North Am 35:211-220.

Pearse DD, Tian RX, Nigro J, Iorgulescu JB, Puzis L, Jaimes EA (2008) Angiotensin II Increases the Expression of the Transcription Factor ETS-1 in Mesangial Cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 294:F1094-1100.

Pearse DD, Singh A (2008) A molecular gene silencing strategies to delineate the roles of specific molecules in the pathophysiology of CNS injury and as a putative therapeutic intervention. In: Research Progress in Antisense Elements (Genetics) (Taylor JC, Williams AJ, eds), pp 1-14. NovaPublishers.

Pendergast JS, Tuesta LM, Bethea JR (2008) Oestrogen receptor beta contributes to the transient sex difference in tyrosine hydroxylase expression in the mouse locus coeruleus. J Neuroendocrinol 20:1155-1164.

Pinzon A, Marcillo A, Pabon D, Bramlett HM, Bunge MB, Dietrich WD (2008) A re-assessment of erythropoietin as a neuroprotective agent following rat spinal cord compression or contusion injury. Exp Neurol 213:129-136.

Pinzon A, Marcillo A, Quintana A, Stamler S, Bunge MB, Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD (2008) A re-assessment of minocycline as a neuroprotective agent in a rat spinal cord contusion model. Brain Res 1243:146-151.

Raffa SJ, Benglis DM, Levi AD (2008) Treatment of a persistent iatrogenic cerebrospinal fluid-pleural fistula with a cadaveric dural-pleural graft: a case report. Spine J. [Epub ahead of print]

Rotundo RL, Ruiz CA, Marrero E, Kimbell LM, Rossi SG, Rosenberry T, Darr A, Tsoulfas P (2008) Assembly and regulation of acetylcholinesterase at the vertebrate neuromuscular junction. Chem Biol Interact 175:26-29.

Sheth RN, Manzano G, Li X, Levi AD (2008) Transplantation of human bone marrow-derived stromal cells into the contused spinal cord of nude rats. J Neurosurg Spine 8:153-162.

Smith RP, Buchser WJ, Lemmon MB, Pardinas JR, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP (2008) EST Express: PHP/MySQL based automated annotation of ESTs from expression libraries. BMC Bioinformatics 9:186.

Tyukhtenko S, Deshmukh L, Kumar V, Lary J, Cole J, Lemmon V, Vinogradova O (2008) Characterization of the Neuron-Specific L1-CAM Cytoplasmic Tail: Naturally Disordered in Solution It Exercises Different Binding Modes for Different Adaptor Proteins. Biochemistry 47:4160-4168.