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1997 Research Publications

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Alexeeva N, Broton JG, Suys S, Calancie B (1997) Central cord syndrome of cervical spinal cord injury: Widespread changes in muscle recruitment studied by voluntary contractions and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Exp Neurol 148:399-406.

Baena RC, Busto R, Dietrich WD, Globus MY-T, Ginsberg MD (1997) Hyperthermia delayed by 24 hours aggravates neuronal damage in rat hipppocampus following global ischemia. Neurol 48:768-773.

Brackett NL, Santa-Cruz C, Lynne CM (1997) Sperm from spinal cord injured men lose motility faster than sperm from normal men: The effect is exacerbated at body compared to room temperature. J Urol 157:2150-2153.

Brackett NL, Padron OF, Lynne CM (1997) Semen quality of spinal cord injured men is better when obtained by vibratory stimulation versus electroejaculation. J Urol 157:151-157.

Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD, Green EJ, Busto R (1997) Chronic histopathological consequences of fluid-percussion brain injury in rats: Effects of post-traumatic hypothermia. Acta Neuropath 93:190-199.

Bramlett HM, Green EJ, Dietrich WD (1997) Hippocampally dependent and independent chronic spatial navigational deficits following parasagittal fluid-percussion brain injury in the rat. Brain Res 762:195-202.

Bramlett HM, Kraydieh S, Green EJ, Dietrich WD (1997) Temporal and regional patterns of axonal damage following traumatic brain injury: A beta-amyloid precursor protein immunocytochemical study in rats. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 56:1132-1141.

Bunge MB, Kleitman N (1997) Schwann cells as facilitators of axonal regeneration in CNS fiber tracts. In: Altschul Symposium Series, Volume 4: Cell Biology and Pathology of Myelin: Evolving Biological Concepts and Therapeutic Approaches. BHJ Juurlink, RM Devon, JR Doucette, AJ Nazarali, DJ Schreyer, VMK Verge (eds). Plenum, New York, pp. 319-333.

Bunge RP, Puckett WR, Hiester ED (1997) Observations on the pathology of several types of human spinal cord injury, with emphasis on the astrocyte response to penetrating injuries. In: Advances in Neurology: Neuronal Regeneration, Reorganization, and Repair. FJ Seil (ed). Lippencott-Raven, Philadelphia, pp. 305-315.

Busto R, Dietrich WD, Globus MY-T, Alonso O, Ginsberg MD (1997) Extracellular release of serotonin following fluid-percussion brain injury in rats. J Neurotrauma 14:35-42.

Dechant G, Tsoulfas P, Parada LF, Barde Y-A (1997) The neurotrophin receptor p75 binds neurotrophin-3 on sympathetic neurons with high affinity and specificity. J Neurosci 17:5281-5287.

Dietrich WD (1997) Temperature and brain injury. In: Neuroprotection: Fundamental and Clinical Aspects. PR Bar, MF Beal (eds). Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 253-268.

Dietrich WD, Busto R (1997) Hyperthermia and brain ischemia. In: Primer on Cerebrovascular Disease. KMA Welch, LR Caplan, DJ Reis, BK Siesjo, B Weir (eds). Academic, New York, pp. 163-165.

Eaton MJ, Santiago DI, Dancausse HA, Whittemore SR (1997) Lumbar transplants of immortalized serotonergic neurons alleviate chronic neuropathic pain. Pain 72:59-69.

Fernandez-Valle C, Gorman D, Gomez AM, Bunge MB (1997) Actin plays a role in both changes in cell shape and gene-expression associated with Schwann cell myelination. J Neurosci 17:241-250.

Gautier SE, Oudega M, Fragoso M, Plant GW, Bunge MB, Parel J-M (1997) In vitro and in vivo biocompatibility of bioresorbable poly (a-hydroxyacids) with Schwann cells and adult rat spinal cord. Proc Topical Conf Biomaterials, pp. 120-122.

Ginsberg MD, Zhao W, Alonso OF, Loor-Estades JY, Dietrich WD, Busto R (1997) Uncoupling of local cerebral glucose metabolism and blood flow after acute fluid-percussion injury in rats. Am J Physiol 272:H2859-H2868.

Ginsberg MD, Zhao W, Back T, Belayev L, Stagliano N, Dietrich WD, Prado R (1997) Three-dimensional autoradiographic image-processing strategies for the study of brain injury and plasticity. Adv Neurol 73:239-250.

Green BA, Lee TT, Madsen PW, Falcone SF (1997) Management of posttraumatic cystic myelopathy. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 2:36-46.

Guest JD, Hesse D, Schnell L, Schwab ME, Bunge MB, Bunge RP (1997) Influence of IN-1 antibody and acidic FGF-fibrin glue on the response of injured corticospinal tract axons to human Schwann cell grafts. J Neurosci Res 50:888-905.

Guest JD, Roa A, Olson L, Bunge MB, Bunge RP (1997) The ability of human Schwann cell grafts to promote regeneration in the transected nude rat spinal cord. Exp Neurol 148:502-522.

Guest RS, Klose KJ, Needham-Shropshire BM, Jacobs PL (1997) Evaluation of a training program for persons with SCI paraplegia using the Parastep®1 ambulation system: Part 4. Effect on physical self-concept and depression. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78:804-807.

Jacobs PL, Klose KJ, Guest R, Needham-Shropshire B, Broton JG, Green BA (1997) Relationships of oxygen uptake, heart rate, and ratings of perceived exertion in persons with paraplegia during functional neuromuscular stimulation assisted ambulation. Spinal Cord 35:292-298.

Jacobs PL, Nash MS, Klose KJ, Guest RS, Needham-Shropshire BM, Green BA (1997) Evaluation of a training program for persons with SCI paraplegia using the Parastep®1
ambulation system: Part 2. Effects on physiological responses to peak arm ergometry. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78:794-798.

Kawamata T, Dietrich WD, Schallert T, Gotts JE, Cocke RR, Benowitz LI, Finkelstein SP (1997) Intracisternal basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) enhances functional recovery and upregulates the expression of a molecular marker of neuronal sprouting following focal cerebral infarction in the rat. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94:8179-8184.

Klose KJ, Jacobs PL, Broton JG, Guest RS, Needham-Shropshire BM, Lebwohl N, Nash MS, Green BA (1997) Evaluation of a training program for persons with SCI paraplegia using the Parastep®1 ambulation system: Part 1. Ambulation performance and anthropometric measures. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78:789-793.

Lee TT, Arias JM, Andrus HL, Quencer RM, Falcone SF, Green BA (1997) Progressive posttraumatic myelomalacic myelopathy: Treatment with untethering and expansive duraplasty. J Neurosurg 86:624-628.

Lee TT, Manzano GR, Green BA (1997) Modified open-door cervical expansive laminoplasty for spondylotic myelopathy: Operative technique, outcome, and predictors for gait improvement. J Neurosurg 86:64-68.

Lee TT, Green BA (1997) Trauma and paraplegia. In: Spinal Cord Disease: Basic Science, Diagnosis and Management. A Colborne (ed). Springer-Verlag, pp. 545-583.

Levi ADO, Sonntag VKH, Dickman CA, Mather J, Li R-H, Cordoba S, Bichard B, Berens M (1997) The role of cultured Schwann cell grafts in the repair of gaps within the peripheral nervous system of primates. Exp Neurol 143:25-36.

Liu S, Ruenes GL, Yezierski RP (1997) NMDA and non-NMDA receptor antagonists protect against excitotoxic injury in the rat spinal cord. Brain Res 756:160-167.

Morimoto T, Ginsberg MD, Dietrich WD, Zhao W (1997) Hyperthermia enhances spectrin breakdown in transient focal cerebral ischemia. Brain Res 746:43-51.

Nash MS, Jacobs PL, Montalvo BM, Klose KJ, Guest RS, Needham-Shropshire BM (1997) Evaluation of a training program for persons with SCI paraplegia using the Parastep®1 ambulation system: Part 5. Lower extremity blood flow and hyperemic responses to occlusion are augmented by ambulation training. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78:808-814.

Needham-Shropshire BM, Broton JG, Cameron TL, Klose KJ (1997) Improved motor function in tetraplegics following neuromuscular stimulation-assisted arm ergometry. J Spin Cord Med 20:49-55.

Needham-Shropshire BM, Broton JG, Klose KJ, Lebwohl N, Guest RS, Jacobs PL (1997) Evaluation of a training program for persons with SCI paraplegia using the Parastep®1 ambulation system: Part 3. Lack of effect on bone mineral density. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 78:799-803.

Needham-Shropshire BM, Klose KJ, Tucker ME, Thomas CK (1997) Manual muscle test score and force comparisons after cervical spinal cord injury. J Spin Cord Med 20:324-330.

Onifer SM, Cannon AB, Whittemore SR (1997) Altered differentiation of CNS neural progenitor cells after transplantation into the injured adult rat spinal cord. Cell Transplant 6:327-338.

Onifer SM, Cannon AB, Whittemore SR (1997) Potential of immortalized neural progenitor cells to replace lost adult central nervous system neurons. Transplant Proc 29:2221-2223.

Onifer SM, Rodríguez JF, Santiago DI, Benitez JC, Kim DT, Brunschwig J-PR, Pacheco JT, Perrone JV, Llorente O, Hesse DH, Martinez-Arizala A (1997) Cervical spinal cord injury in the adult rat: Assessment of forelimb dysfunction. Restor Neurol Neurosci 11:211-223.

Oudega M, Xu X-M, Guénard V, Kleitman N, Bunge MB (1997) A combination of insulin-like growth factor-I and platelet-derived growth factor enhances myelination but diminishes axonal regeneration into Schwann cell grafts in the adult rat spinal cord. Glia 19:247-258.

Padron OF, Brackett NL, Sharma RK, Lynne CM, Thomas AJ, Agarwal A (1997) Seminal reactive oxygen species and sperm motility and morphology in men with spinal cord injury. Fertility and Sterility 67:1115-1120.

Pattany PM, Puckett WR, Klose KJ, Quencer RM, Bunge RP, Kasuboski L, Weaver RG (1997) High-resolution diffusion-weighted MR of fresh and fixed cat spinal cords: evaluation of diffusion coefficients and anisotropy. Am J Neuroradiol 18:1049-1056.

Perez-Pinzon MA, Xu G-P, Dietrich WD, Rosenthal M, Sick TJ (1997) Rapid preconditioning protects rats from neuronal injury 3 days but not 7 days following global cerebral ischemia. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 17:175-182.

Perez-Pinzon MA, Xu GP, Mumford PL, Dietrich WD, Rosenthal M, Sick TJ (1997) Rapid ischemic preconditioning protects rats from cerebral anoxia/ischemia. Adv Exp Med Biol 428:155-161.

Puckett WR, Hiester ED, Norenberg MD, Marcillo AE, Bunge RP (1997) The astroglial response to Wallerian degeneration after spinal cord injury in humans. Exp Neurol 148:424-432.

Quencer RM, Nunez D, Green BA (1997) Controversies in imaging acute cervical spine trauma. Am J Neuroradiol 18:1866-1868.

Stagliano NE, Dietrich WD, Prado R, Green EJ, Busto R (1997) The role of nitric oxide in the pathophysiology of thromboembolic stroke in the rat. Brain Res 759:32-40.

Stagliano NE, Zhao W, Prado R, Dewanjee MK, Ginsberg MD, Dietrich WD (1997) The effect of nitric oxide synthase inhibition and acute platelet accumulation and hemodynamic depression in a rat model of thromboembolic stroke. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 17:1182-1190.

Sundström E, Whittemore S, Mo L-L, Seiger Å (1997) Analysis of NMDA receptors in the human spinal cord. Exp Neurol 148:407-413.

Tepavac D, Schwirtlich L (1997) Detection and prediction of FES-induced fatigue. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 7:39-50.

Tessarollo L, Tsoulfas P, Donovan MJ, Palko ME, Blair-Flynn J, Hempstead BL, Parada LF (1997) Targeted deletion of all isoforms of the trkC gene suggests the use of alternate receptors by its ligand neurotrophin-3 in neuronal development and implicates trkC in normal cardiogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 94:14776-14781.

Thomas CK (1997) Fatigue in human thenar muscles paralysed by spinal cord injury. J Electromyogr Kinesiol 7:15-26.

Thomas CK (1997) Contractile properties of human thenar muscles paralyzed by spinal cord injury. Muscle Nerve 20:788-799.

Thomas CK, Broton JG, Calancie B (1997) Motor unit forces and recruitment patterns after cervical spinal cord injury. Muscle Nerve 20:212-220.

Thomas CK, Ross BH (1997) Distinct patterns of motor unit behavior during muscle spasms in spinal cord injured subjects. J Neurophysiol 77:2847-2850.

Thomas CK, Zaidner EY, Calancie B, Broton JG, Bigland-Ritchie BR (1997) Muscle weakness, paralysis and atrophy after human cervical spinal cord injury. Exp Neurol 148:414-423.

Urfer R, Tsoulfas P, O’Connell L, Presta LG (1997) Specificity determinants in neurotrophin-3 and design of nerve growth factor-based trkC agonists by changing central B-strand bundle residues to their neurotrophin-3 analogs. Biochem 36:4775-4781.

Von Euler M, Li-Li M, Whittemore S, Seiger Å, Sundström E (1997) No protective effect of the NMDA antagonist memantine in experimental spinal cord injuries. J Neurotrauma 14:53-61.

White LA, Reeben M, Saarma M, Whittemore SR (1997) Transcriptional regulation of neurofilament expression by protein kinase A. J Neurosci Res 47:242-252.

Whittemore SR (1997) Immortalizing central nervous system cells. In: Current Protocols in Neuroscience. JN Crawley, CR Gerfen, R McKay, MA Rogawski, DR Sibley, P Skolnick (eds). John Wiley, New York, pp. 3.7.1-3.7.17.

Whittemore SR, Eaton MJ, Onifer SM (1997) Gene therapy and the use of stem cells for CNS regeneration. In: Advances in Neurology, Vol. 72: Neuronal Regeneration, Reorganization, and Repair. FJ Seil (ed). Lippencott-Raven, Philadelphia, pp. 113-119.

Xu X-M, Chen A, Guénard V, Kleitman N, Bunge MB (1997) Bridging Schwann cell transplants promote axonal regeneration from both the rostral and caudal stumps of transected adult rat spinal cord. J Neurocytol 26:1-16.