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2015 Research Publications

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Ahmad FU, Frenkel MB, Levi AD. (2015) Spinal stability after resection of nerve sheath tumors. J Neurosurg Sci.

Ahmed AI, Gajavelli S, Spurlock MS, Chieng LO, Bullock MR (in press). Stem cells for therapy in TBI. J R Army Med Corps

Al-Ali H, Lee DH, Danzi MC, Nassif H, Gautam P, Wennerberg K, Zuercher B, Drewry DH, Lee JK, Lemmon VP, Bixby JL. (2015). Rational Polypharmacology: Systematically identifying and engaging multiple drug targets to promote axon growth. ACS Chem Biol. 10(8):1939-1951.

Alperin N, Loftus JR, Oliu CJ, Bagci AM, Lee SH, Ertl-Wagner B, Sekula R, Lichtor T, Green BA. (2015). Imaging-based features of headaches in Chiari Malformation Type I. Neurosurgery. 77(1):96-103.

Anderson KD, Cowan RE, Horsewell J. (in press). Facilitators and barriers to spinal cord injury clinical trial participation: Multi-national perspective of people living with spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma.

Asfour S, Elmasry S, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Travascio F. (2015). Effects of tobacco smoking on the degeneration of the intervertebral disc: A finite element study. PLoS ONE. 10(8):e0136137.

Asfour S, Travascio F, Elmasry S, de Rivero Vaccari JP. (2015). A computational analysis on the implications of age-related changes in the expression of cellular signals on the role of IGF-1 in intervertebral disc homeostasis. J Biomech. 48(2):332-339.

Bacallao K, Monje PV. (2015). Requirement of cAMP signaling for Schwann cell differentiation restricts the onset of myelination. PLoS One. 10 (2): e0116948.

Beckerman SR, Jimenez JE, Shi Y, Al-Ali H, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP. (2015). Phenotypic assays to identify agents that induce reactive gliosis: A counter-screen to prioritize compounds for preclinical animal studies. Assay Drug Dev Technol. 13(7):377-388.

Bernardes D, Brambilla R, Bracchi-Ricard V, Karmally S, Dellarole A, Carvalho-Tavares J, Bethea JR. (in press). Prior regular exercise improves clinical outcome and reduces demyelination and axonal injury in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. J Neurochem.

Biering-Sørensen F, Alai S, Anderson K, Charlifue S, Chen Y, DeVivo M, Flanders AE, Jones L, Kleitman N, Lans A, Noonan VK, Odenkirchen J, Steeves J, Tansey K, Widerström-Noga E, Jakeman LB. (2015). Common data elements for spinal cord injury clinical research: a National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke project. Spinal Cord. 53:265-277.

Blabe CH, Gilja V, Chestek CA, Shenoy KV, Anderson KD, Henderson JM. (2015). Assessment of brain-machine interfaces from the perspective of people with paralysis. J Neural Eng. 12(4):043002.

Blaya MO, Tsoulfas P, Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD. (2015). Neural progenitor cell transplantation promotes neuroprotection, enhances hippocampal neurogenesis, and improves cognitive outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Exp Neurol. 264:67-81.

Bloom L, Burks SS, Levi AD. (in press). Multiple recurrent postoperative spinal infections due to an unrecognized presacral abscess following placement of bicortical sacral screws: case report. J Neurosurg Spine.

Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD, Dixon CE, Shear DA, Schmid Maj KE, Mondello S, Wang KK, Hayes RL, Povlishock J, Tortella FC, Kochanek PM. (in press). Erythropoietin treatment in traumatic brain injury: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD. (2015). Long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury: Current status of potential mechanisms of injury and neurological outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 32(23):1834-48.

Brand FJ III, de Rivero Vaccari JC, Mejias, NH, Alonso OF, de Rivero Vaccari JP. (2015). RIG-I contributes to the innate immune response after cerebral ischemia. J Inflammation. 12:52.

Browning M, Shear DA, Bramlett HM, Dixon CE, Mondello S, Schmid Maj KE, Poloyac SM, Dietrich WD, Hayes RL, Wang KK, Povlishock J, Tortella FC, Kochanek PM. (In press). Levetiracetam treatment in traumatic brain injury: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Bruehl S, Ohrbach R, Sharma S, Widerstrom-Noga E, Dworkin RH, Fillingim RB, Turk DC. (In press). The ACTTION-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy (AAPT): Approaches to demonstrating the reliability and validity of core diagnostic criteria. J Pain.

Bullock MR, Rehman MF, Oddo M, Miller C, Hill M. (2015). Temperature management in neurological and neurosurgical intensive care unit. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 5(2):62-67.

Cahill KS, McCormick PC, Levi AD. (2015). A comprehensive assessment of the risk of bone morphogenetic protein use in spinal fusion surgery and postoperative cancer diagnosis. J Neurosurg Spine. 23(1):86-93.

Cajigas I, Burks SS, Gernsback J, Fine L, Moshiree B, Levi AD. (2015). Allergy to prolene sutures in a dural graft for chiari decompression. Case Reports in Medicine 2015:583570.

Calabro FJ, Perez MA. (In press). Bilateral reach-to-grasp movement asymmetries after human spinal cord injury. J Neurophysiology.

Chieng LO, Hubbard Z, Salgado CJ, Levi AD, Chim H. (2015). Reconstruction of open wounds as a complication of spinal surgery with flaps: A systematic review. Neurosurg Focus. 39(4):E17.

Cirillo J, Calabro F, Perez MA. (In press). Impaired organization of TMS-induced I-waves after human spinal cord injury. Cerebral Cortex.

Cirillo J, Perez MA. (2015). Subcortical contribution to late TMS-induced I-waves in intact humans. Front Integr Neurosci. 9:38.

Datto JP, Bastidas JC, Miller NL, Shah AK, Arheart KL, Marcillo AE, Dietrich WD, Pearse DD. (2015). Female rats demonstrate improved locomotor recovery and greater preservation of white and gray matter after traumatic spinal cord injury compared to males. J Neurotrauma. 32(15):1146-1157.

Datto JP, Yang J, Dietrich WD, Pearse DD. (2015). Does being female provide a neuroprotective advantage following spinal cord injury? Neural Regen Res. 10(10):1533-1536.

de Rivero Vaccari JC, Brand F III, Berti AF, Alonso OF, Bullock MR, de Rivero Vaccari JP. (2015). Mincle signaling in the innate immune response after traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 32(4):228-236.

de Rivero Vaccari JP, Brand F 3rd, Adamczak S, Lee SW, Perez-Barcena JP, Wang MY, Bullock MR, Dietrich WD, Keane RW. (In press). Exosome-mediated inflammasome signaling after central nervous system injury. J Neurochem.

de Rivero Vaccari JP, de Rivero Vaccari JC. (2015). Biomarkers in disease: Methods, discoveries and applications. General methods and their applications, edited by Victor Preedy and Vinood B. Patel. Inflammasome proteins as biomarkers of injury and disease. Springer. 1207-1228.

de Rivero Vaccari JP, Dietrich DW, Keane RW. (2015). Therapeutics targeting the inflammasome after central nervous system injury. Translational Research. pii: S1931-5244(15)00145-0.

de Rivero Vaccari JP, Patel HH, Brand FJ III, Perez-Pinzon MA, Bramlett HM, Raval AP. (In press). Estrogen receptor beta signaling alters cellular inflammasomes activity after global cerebral ischemia in reproductively senescence female rats. J Neurochem.

Dietrich WD. (2015). Editorial comment: New guidelines for post-cardiac arrest targeted temperature management. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 5(4):183.

Dietrich WD. (2015). Exciting times for the journal. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 5(2):61.

Dietrich WD. (2015). New targets for temperature management. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 5(3):115.

Dietrich WD. (2015). Protection and repair after spinal cord injury: Accomplishments and future directions. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil. 21(2):174-187.

Dietrich WD. (2015). Temperature management in the new year. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 5(1):1.

Dietrich WD, Bramlett H. (2015). Therapeutic hypothermia and targeted temperature management in traumatic brain injury: Clinical challenges for successful translation. Brain Res. pii: S0006-8993(15)00973-00977.

Dixon CE, Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD, Shear DA, Yan HQ, Deng-Bryant Y, Mondello S, Wang KK, Hayes RL9, Empey P, Povlishock J, Tortella FC, Kochanek PM. (In press). Cyclosporine treatment in traumatic brain injury: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Dixon KJ, Theus MH, Nelersa CM, Mier J, Travieso LG, Yu TS, Kernie SG, Liebl DJ. (2015). Endogenous neural stem/progenitor cells stabilize the cortical microenvironment after traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 32(11):753-764.

Dugan EA, Sagen J. (2015). An intensive locomotor training paradigm improves neuropathic pain following spinal cord compression injury in rats. J Neurotrauma. 32(9):622-632.

Ellenbroek D, Kressler J, Cowan RE, Burns PA, Mendez AJ, Nash MS. (2015). Effects of prandial challenge on triglyceridemia, glycemia, and pro-inflammatory activity in persons with chronic paraplegia. J Spinal Cord Med. 38(4):468-475.

Elmasry S, Asfour S, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Travascio F. (2015). Effects of tobacco smoking on the degeneration of the intervertebral disc: A finite element study. PloS ONE. 10(8):e0136137.

Führmann T, Ghosh M, Otero A, Goss B, Dargaville TR, Pearse DD, Dalton PD. (2015). Peptide-functionalized polymeric nanoparticles for active targeting of damaged tissue in animals with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Neurosci Lett. 602:126-132.

Gajavelli S, Kentaro S, Diaz J, Yokobori S, Spurlock M, Diaz D, Jackson C,  Wick A, Zhao W, Leung LY, Shear D, Tortella F, Bullock MR. (2015). Glucose and oxygen metabolism after penetrating ballistic-like brain injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 35(5):773-780.

Ghosh M, Aguirre V, Wai K, Felfly H, Dietrich WD, Pearse DD. (2015). The interplay between cyclic AMP, MAPK, and NF-κB pathways in response to proinflammatory signals in microglia. Biomed Res Int. 308461.

Ghosh M, Pearse DD. (2015). The role of the serotonergic system in locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury. Front Neural Circuits. 8:151.

Greig E, Cornely CC, Green BA. (2015). The challenges of establishing and sustaining an overseas enterprise: One Haitian NGO’s perspective. J Craniofac Surg. 26(4):1058-1060.

Greig E, Cornely CC, Green BA. (2015). Project Medishare’s historic Haitian earthquake response. J Craniofac Surg. 26(4):1034-1035.

Guest J, Dietrich WD. (2015). Commentary regarding the recent publication by Tabakow et al., “Functional regeneration of supraspinal connections in a patient with transected spinal cord following transplantation of bulbar olfactory ensheathing cells with peripheral nerve bridging”. J Neurotrauma. 32(15):1176-1178.

Harrison BJ, Venkat G, Hutson T, Rau KK, Bunge MB, Mendell LM, Gage FH, Johnson RD, Hill C, Rouchka EC, Moon L, Petruska JC. (2015). Transcriptional changes in sensory ganglia associated with primary afferent axon collateral sprouting in spared dermatome model. Genom Data. 6:249-252.

Hawryluk GW, Bullock MR. (2015). Design of acute neuroprotection studies. Handb Clin Neurol. 128:761-778.

Hentall ID, Luca CC, Widerstrom-Noga E,  Vitores A, Fisher LD, Martinez-Arizala A, Jagid, JR. (In press). The midbrain central gray best suppresses chronic pain with electrical stimulation at very low pulse rates in two human cases.  Brain Research.

Hittinger EA, Maher JL, Nash MS, Perry AC, Signorile JF, Kressler J, Jacobs KA. (2015). Ischemic preconditioning does not improve peak exercise capacity at sea level or simulated high altitude in trained male cyclists. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 40(1):65-71.

Hofstetter CP, Hofer AS, Levi AD. (In press).  Exploratory meta-analysis on dose-related efficacy and morbidity of bone morphogenetic protein in spinal arthrodesis surgery. J Neurosurg Spine.

Hofstetter CP, Hofer AS, Wang MY. (2015). Economic impact of minimally invasive lumbar surgery. World J Orthop. 6(2):190-201.

Ibrahim E, Aballa TC, Roudebush WE, Lynne CM, Brackett NL. (2015). Inhibin B is lower and anti-Müllerian hormone is similar in serum of men with spinal cord injuries compared to controls. Syst Biol Reprod Med. 61(2):72-77.

Ibrahim E, Lynne CM, Brackett NL. (In press). Male fertility following spinal cord injury: An update. Andrology.

Iorgulescu JB, Patel SP, Louro J, Andrade CM, Sanchez AR, Pearse DD. (2015). Acute Putrescine supplementation with Schwann cell implantation improves sensory and serotonergic axon growth and functional recovery in spinal cord injured rats. Neural Plast. 186385.

Jagid J, Madhavan K, Bregy A, Desai M, Ruiz A, Quencer R, Landy HJ. (2015). Deep brain stimulation complicated by bilateral large cystic cavitation around the leads in a patient with Parkinson’s disease. BMJ Case Rep. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-211470.

Kanno H, Pearse DD, Ozawa H, Itoi E, Bunge MB. (2015). Schwann cell transplantation for spinal cord injury repair: its significant therapeutic potential and prospectus. Rev Neurosci. 26(2):121-128.

Kochanek PM, Bramlett HM, Dixon CE, Shear DA, Dietrich WD, Schmid KE, Mondello S, Wang KK, Hayes RL, Povlishock JT, Tortella FC. (In press). Operation Brain Trauma Therapy: Approach to modeling, therapy evaluation, drug selection, and biomarker assessments for a multicenter pre-clinical drug screening consortium for acute therapies in severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma

Kochanek PM, Bramlett HM, Shear DA, Dixon CE, Mondello S, Dietrich WD, Hayes RL, Wang KK, Poloyac SM, Empey P, Povlishock J, Mountney A, Browning M, Deng-Bryant Y, Yan HQ, Jackson TC, Catania M, Glushakova O, Richieri S, Tortella FC. (in press). Synthesis of findings, current investigations, and future directions: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Kwon BK, Streijger F, Hill CE, Anderson AJ, Bacon M, Beattie MS, Blesch A, Bradbury EJ, Brown A, Bresnahan JC, Case CC, Colburn RW, David S, Fawcett JW, Ferguson AR, Fischer I, Floyd CL, Gensel JC, Houle JD, Jakeman LB, Jeffery ND, Jones LA, Kleitman N, Kocsis J, Lu P, Magnuson DS, Marsala M, Moore SW, Mothe AJ, Oudega M, Plant GW, Rabchevsky AS, Schwab JM, Silver J, Steward O, Xu XM, Guest JD, Tetzlaff W. (2015). Large animal and primate models of spinal cord injury for the testing of novel therapies. Exp Neurol. 269:154-168.

Levi AD, Burks SS, Anderson KD, Dididze M, Khan A, Dietrich WD. (In press). The use of autologous Schwann cells to supplement sciatic nerve repair with a large gap – First in human experience. Cell Transplant.

Long J, Tazoe T, Soteropoulos DS, Perez MA. (In press). Interhemispheric connectivity during bimanual isometric force generation. J Neurophysiology.

Lorenzana AO, Lee JK, Mui M, Chang A, Zheng B. (2015). A surviving intact branch stabilizes remaining axon architecture after injury as revealed by in vivo imaging in the mouse spinal cord. Neuron. 86(4):947-954.

Lynne CM, Ibrahim E, Brackett NL. (In press). Electroejaculation and penile vibratory stimulation. In: Case studies in male fertility: Expert analysis and current controversies. E. Kim and R. Brannigan (Eds.), JP Medical Publishers, London.

Macklin RA, Brooke VJ, Calabro FJ, Ellaway PH, Perez MA. (In press). Sensory examinations after incomplete chronic cervical spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord.

Madsen PM, Clausen BH, Degn M, Thyssen S, Kellemann Kristensen L, Svensson M, Ditzel N, Finsen B, Deierborg T, Brambilla R, Lambertsen KL. (In press). Genetic ablation of soluble TNF with preservation of membrane TNF is associated with neuroprotection after focal cerebral ischemia. J. Cereb. Blood Flow and Metab.

Manzano GR, Levi AD. (2015). Cervical laminoplasty.  In Handbook of Spine Surgery. Eds: A. Baaj, P. Mummaneni et al. Thieme, New York, Chapter 41.

McGuire LS, Bregy A, Sick J, Dietrich WD, Bramlett HM, Sick T. (2015). Nonconvulsive seizures as secondary insults in experimental traumatic brain injury. In: Kobeissy FH, editor. SourceBrain Neurotrauma: Molecular, neuropsychological, and rehabilitation aspects. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press/Taylor & Francis; Chapter 12. Frontiers in Neuroengineering.

Medvid R, Ruiz A, Komotar RJ, Jagid JR, Ivan ME, Quencer RM, Desair MB. (2015). Current applications of MRI-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy in the treatment of brain neoplasms and epilepsy: A radiologic and neurosurgical overview. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 36(11):1998-2006.

Mondello S, Shear DA, Bramlett HM, Dixon CE, Schmid Maj KE, Dietrich WD, Wang KK, Hayes RL, Glushakova O, Catania M, Richieri S, Povlishock J, Tortella FC, Kochanek PM. (In press). Insight into preclinical models of traumatic brain injury using circulating brain damage biomarkers: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Monje PV. (2015). To myelinate or not to myelinate: Fine tuning cAMP signaling in Schwann cells to balance cell proliferation and differentiation. Neural Regeneration Research. 10(12):1936-1937.

Mountney A, Bramlett HM, Dixon CE, Mondello S, Dietrich WD, Wang KK, Caudle KL, Empey P, Poloyac SM, Hayes RL, Povlishock J, Tortella FC, Kochanek PM, Shear DA. (In press). Simvastatin treatment in traumatic brain injury: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Nash MS. (2015). Editorial note on: Optimal scaling of weight and waist circumference to height for adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk in individuals with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 53(1):69.

Nasirinezhad F, Gajavelli S, Priddy B, Jergova S, Zadina J, Sagen J. (2015). Viral vectors encoding endomorphins and serine histogranin attenuate neuropathic pain symptoms after spinal cord injury in rats. Mol Pain. 11:2.

Nasirinezhad F, Jergova S, Pearson JP, Sagen J. (2015). Attenuation of persistent pain-related behavior by fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitors in a rat model of HIV sensory neuropathy. Neuropharmacology. 95:100-109.

Ocal O, Pashkov V, Kollipara RK, Zolghadri Y, Cruz VH, Hale MA, Heath BR, Artyukhin AB, Christie AL, Tsoulfas P, Lorens JB, Swift GH, Brekken RA, Wilkie TM. (2015). A rapid in vivo screen for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma therapeutics. Dis Model Mech. 8(10):1201-1211.

Oudega M, Perez MA. (2015). Editors of Mechanisms of motor function recovery after spinal cord injury. Research Topic in Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.

Park P, Okonkwo DO, Nguyen S, Mundis GM Jr, Than KD, Deviren V, La Marca F, Fu KM, Wang MY, Uribe JS, Anand N, Fessler R, Nunley PD, Chou 4, Kanter AS, Shaffrey CI, Akbarnia BA, Passias PG, Eastlack RK, Mummaneni PV. (In press). International Spine Study Group. Can a minimal clinically important difference be achieved in elderly patients with adult spinal deformity who undergo minimally invasive spinal surgery? World Neurosurg.

Park P, Wang MY, Lafage V, Nguyen S, Ziewacz J, Okonkwo DO, Uribe JS, Eastlack RK, Anand N, Haque R, Fessler RG, Kanter AS, Deviren V, La Marca F, Smith JS, Shaffrey CI, Mundis GM, Mummaneni PV. (2015). Comparison of two minimally invasive surgery strategies to treat adult spinal deformity. J Neurosurgery: Spine. 22(4):374-380.

Park P, Wang MY, Nguyen S, Mundis GM Jr, La Marca F, Uribe JS, Anand N, Okonkwo DO, Kanter AS, Fessler R, Eastlack RK, Chou D, Deviren V, Nunley PD, Shaffrey CI, Mummaneni PV. (In press). International Spine Study Group. Comparison of complications and clinical and radiographic outcomes between non-obese and obese patients with adult spinal deformity undergoing minimally invasive surgery. World Neurosurg.

Park Y, Liu C, Luo T, Dietrich WD, Bramlett H, Hu B. (2015). Chaperone-mediated autophagy after traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 32(19):1449-1457.

Pastori C, Kapranov P, Penas C, Peschansky V, Volmar CH, Sarkaria JN, Bregy A, Komotar R, St Laurent G, Ayad NG, Wahlestedt C. (2015). The bromodomain protein BRD4 controls HOTAIR, a long noncoding RNA essential for glioblastoma proliferation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.  112(27):8326-8331.

Patel AA, Zfass-Mendez M, Lebwohl NH, Wang MY, Green BA, Levi AD, Vanni S, Williams SK. (2015). Minimally invasive versus open lumbar fusion: A comparison of blood loss, surgical complications, and hospital course. Iowa Orthop J. 35:130-134.

Penas C, Govek EE, Fang Y, Ramachandran V, Daniel M, Wang W, Maloof ME, Rahaim RJ, Bibian M, Kawauchi D, Finkelstein D, Han JL, Long J, Li B, Robbins DJ, Malumbres M, Roussel MF, Roush WR, Hatten ME, Ayad NG. (2015). Casein kinase 1δ is an APC/C(Cdh1) substrate that regulates cerebellar granule cell neurogenesis. Cell Rep. 11(2):249-260.

Penas C, Hatten ME, Ayad NG. (2015). The APC/C and CK1 in the developing brain. Oncotarget. 6(19):16792-16793.

Penas C, Mishra JK, Wood SD, Schürer SC, Roush WR, Ayad NG. (2015). GSK3 inhibitors stabilize Wee1 and reduce cerebellar granule cell progenitor proliferation. Cell Cycle. 14(3):417-424.

Perez MA, Rothwell JC. (2015). Distinct influence of hand posture on cortical activity during human grasping. J Neurosci. 35:4882-4889.

Perez MA. (2015). Neural control of hand movements. Motor Control. 19:135-141.

Perez-Cruet MJ, Fessler R, Khoo LT, Wang MY. (2015). An anatomic approach to minimally invasive spine surgery, 2nd Edition. CRC Press.

Peschansky VJ, Pastori C, Zeier Z, Motti D, Wentzel K, Velmeshev D, Magistri M, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP, Silva JP, Wahlestedt C. (2015). Changes in expression of the long non-coding RNA FMR4 associate with altered gene expression during differentiation of human neural precursor cells. Front Genet. 6:263.

Prak RF, Doestzada M, Thomas CK, Tepper M, Zijdewind I. (2015). Reduced voluntary drive during sustained but not during brief maximal voluntary contractions in the first dorsal interosseous weakened by spinal cord injury. J Appl Physiol (1985). 119(11):1320-1329.

Rao S, Morales AA, Pearse DD. (In press). The comparative utility of Viromer RED and Lipofectamine for transient gene introduction into glial cells. Biomed Res Int.

Rauck BM, Novosat TL, Oudega M, Wang Y. (2015). Biocompatibility of a coacervate-based controlled release system for protein delivery to the injured spinal cord. Acta Biomater. 11:204-211.

Ritfeld GJ, Patel A, Chou A, Novosat TL, Castillo DG, Roos RA, Oudega M. (2015). The role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in bone marrow stromal cell-mediated spinal cord repair. Cell Transplant. 24(11):2209-2220.

Ruschel J, Hellal F, Flynn KC, Dupraz S, Elliott DA, Tedeschi A, Bates M, Sliwinski C, Brook G, Dobrindt K, Peitz M, Brüstle O, Norenberg MD, Blesch A, Weidner N, Bunge MB, Bixby JL, Bradke F. (2015). Axonal regeneration. Systemic administration of epothilone B promotes axon regeneration after spinal cord injury. Science. 348(6232):347-352.

Scivoletto G, Glass C, Anderson KD, Galili T, Benjamini Y, Front L, Aidinoff E, Bluvshtein V,  Itzkovich M, Catz A. (2015). An international age and gender controlled model for the spinal cord injury ability realization measurement index (SCI-ARMI). Neuralrehabilitation and Neural Repair. 29:25-32.

Serak J, Vanni S, Levi AD. (In press). The extreme lateral approach for treatment of thoracic and lumbar vertebral body metastases. J Neurosurg Sci.

Shear DA, Bramlett HM, Dixon CE, Dietrich WD, Deng-Bryant Y, Schmid Maj KE, Mondello S, Wang KK, Hayes RL, Povlishock J, Kochanek PM, Tortella FC. (In press). Nicotinamide treatment in traumatic brain injury: Operation Brain Trauma Therapy. J Neurotrauma.

Sidani C, Saraf-Lavi E, Lyapichev KA, Nadji M, Levi AD. (2015). Acute presentation of brachial plexus schwannoma secondary to infarction. Neuroradiol J. 28(3):333-336.

Soderblom C, Lee DH, Dawood A, Carballosa M, Jimena Santamaria A, Benavides FD, Jergova S, Grumbles RM, Thomas CK, Park KK, Guest JD, Lemmon VP, Lee JK, Tsoulfas P. (2015). 3D imaging of axons in transparent spinal cords from rodents and nonhuman primates. eNeuro. 2(2). doi: 10.1523/ENEURO.0001-15.2015.

Stone McGuire L, Bregy A, Sick J, Dietrich WD, Bramlett HM, Sick T. (2015). Nonconvulsive seizures as secondary insults in experimental traumatic brain injury. In: Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects, Kobeissy FH (ed), CRC Press, pp. 131-144.

Tazoe T, Perez MA. (2015). Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation after spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 96:S145-S155.

Thirumala P, Zhou J, Krishnan R, Manem N, Umredkar S, Hamilton DK, Balzer JR, Oudega M. (In press). Diagnostic accuracy of evoked potentials for functional impairment after contusive spinal cord injury in adult rats. J Clin Neurosci.

Tisherman S, Bullock MR, Provencio J, Rincon F. (2015). Intraoperative temperature management. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 5(2):68-72.

Titus DJ, Furones C, Atkins CM, Dietrich WD. (2015). Emergence of cognitive deficits after mild traumatic brain injury due to hyperthermia. Exp Neurol. 263:254-262.

Titus DJ, Oliva AA, Wilson NM, Atkins CM. (2015). Phosphodiesterase inhibitors as therapeutics for traumatic brain injury. Curr Pharm Des. 21(3):332-342.

Trojanowsky M, Vidovic D, Simanski S, Penas C, Schurer S, Ayad NG. (2015). Screening of cell cycle fusion proteins to identify kinase signaling networks. Cell Cycle. 14(8):1274-1281.

Tsenkina Y, Ricard J, Runko E, Quiala-Acosta MM, Mier J, Liebl DJ. (2015). EphB3 receptors function as dependence receptors to mediate oligodendrocyte cell death following contusive spinal cord injury. Cell Death Dis. 6:e1922.

Vayssier N, Solomon R, Severyn J, Hurley E, Greenberg J, Hotz G. (In press). Sustaining a pediatric injury prevention program through educational curriculum dissemination. Health Promot Pract.

Wang MY. (2015). The enemy of good is perfect. World Neurosurg. 83(3):299-300.

Wang J, Pearse DD. (2015). Therapeutic hypothermia in spinal cord injury: The status of its use and open questions. Int J Mol Sci. 16(8):16848-16879.

Wang MY, Widi G, Levi AD. (2015). The safety profile of lumbar spinal surgery in elderly patients 85 years and older. Neurosurg Focus. 39(4):E3.

Wang MY. (2015). Are surgeons able to foresee preoperative predictors of a complication? World Neurosurg. 84(2):233-234.

Wang MY. (2015). Higher risks of complications in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. World Neurosurg. 84(2):226-227.

Wang MY. (2015). Physician protect thyself. World Neurosurg. 83(2):154.

Wang MY, Sama A, Uribe JS (Eds). (2015). Lateral access minimally invasive spine surgery. Springer-Verlag Publishing, Vienna, Austria.

Wang MY, Strayer A, Harris O, Rosenberg C, Mummaneni P. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Intensive Care for Nurses & Advanced Practice Health Professionals. CRC Press, London, England.

Widerström-Noga E, Govind V, Adcock J, Levine B, Maudsley AA. (In press). Subacute pain after TBI is associated with lower insular N-Acetylaspartate concentrations. J Neurotrauma.

Widerström-Noga EG, Cruz-Almeida Y, Felix ER, Pattany PM. (2015). Somatosensory phenotype is associated with thalamic metabolites and pain intensity after spinal cord injury. Pain. 156:166-174.

Widerström-Noga EG, Felix ER, Adcock JP, Escalona M, Tibbett J. (In press). Multidimensional neuropathic pain phenotypes after spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma.

Williams RR, Venkatesh I, Pearse DD, Udvadia AJ, Bunge MB. (2015) MASH1/Ascl1a leads to GAP43 expression and axon regeneration in the adult CNS. PLoS One. 10(3):e0118918.

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