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2005 Research Publications

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Al Ghatany M, Al Shraim M, Levi AD, Midha R (2005) Pathological features including apoptosis in subacute posttraumatic ascending myelopathy. Case report and review of the literature. J Neurosurg Spine 2: 619-623.

Amador M, Guest JD (2005) An appraisal of ongoing experimental procedures in human spinal cord injury. J Neurol Physical Therapy 29: 70-86. Anderson DK, Beattie M, Blesch A, Bresnahan J, Bunge M, Dietrich D,

Dietz V, Dobkin B, Fawcett J, Fehlings M, Fischer I, Grossman R, Guest J, Hagg T, Hall ED, Houle J, Kleitman N, McDonald J, Murray M, Privat A, Reier P, Steeves J, Steward O, Tetzlaff W, Tuszynski MH, Waxman SG,

Whittemore S, Wolpaw J, Young W, Zheng B (2005) Recommended guidelines for studies of human subjects with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 43: 453-458.

Balaji J, Desai R, Kaushalya SK, Eaton MJ, Maiti S (2005) Quantitative measurement of serotonin synthesis and sequestration in individual live neuronal cells. J Neurochem 95:1217-1226.

Balkany TJ, Eshraghi AA, Jiao H, Polak M, Mou C, Dietrich DW, Van De Water TR (2005) Mild hypothermia protects auditory function during cochlear implant surgery. Laryngoscope 115: 1543-1547.

Barakat DJ, Gaglani SM, Neravetla SR, Sanchez AR, Andrade CM, Pressman Y, Puzis R, Garg MS, Bunge MB, Pearse DD (2005) Survival, integration, and axon growth support of glia transplanted into the chronically contused spinal cord. Cell Transplant 14: 225-240.

Bayona-Bafaluy MP, Blits B, Battersby BJ, Shoubridge EA, Moraes CT (2005) Rapid directional shift of mitochondrial DNA heteroplasmy in animal tissues by a mitochondrially targeted restriction endonuclease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.

Beekhuizen KS, Field-Fote EC (2005) Massed practice versus massed practice with stimulation: effects on upper extremity function and cortical plasticity in individuals with incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 19: 33-45.

Blits B, Kitay BM, Farahvar A, Caperton CV, Dietrich WD, Bunge MB (2005) Lentiviral vector-mediated transduction of neural progenitor cells before implantation into injured spinal cord and brain to detect their migration, deliver neurotrophic factors and repair tissue. Restor Neurol Neurosci 23:313-324.

Brambilla R, Bracchi-Ricard V, Hu WH, Frydel B, Bramwell A, Karmally S, Green EJ, Bethea JR (2005) Inhibition of astroglial nuclear factor {kappa}B reduces inflammation and improves functional recovery after spinal cord injury. J Exp Med 202: 145-156.

Bramlett HM (2005) Sex differences and the effect of hormonal therapy on ischemic brain injury. Pathophysiology 12: 17-27.

Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD, Alonso OF, Green EJ. (2005) Effect of bone morphogenetic protein-7 (BMP-7) treatment on behavior after traumatic brain injury in rats. Int J Neuropro Neuroregen, 1:165-170.

Brecht S, Kirchhof R, Chromik A, Willesen M, Nicolaus T, Raivich G, Wessig J, Waetzig V, Goetz M, Claussen M, Pearse D, Kuan CY, Vaudano E, Behrens A, Wagner E, Flavell RA, Davis RJ, Herdegen T (2005) Specific pathophysiological functions of JNK isoforms in the brain. Eur J Neurosci 21: 363-377.

Brenner MJ, Lowe JB, III, Fox IK, Mackinnon SE, Hunter DA, Darcy MD, Duncan JR, Wood P, Mohanakumar T (2005) Effects of Schwann cells and donor antigen on long-nerve allograft regeneration. Microsurgery 25: 61-70.

Calancie B, Molano MR, Broton JG (2005) Epidemiology and demography of acute spinal cord injury in a large urban setting. J Spinal Cord Med 28: 92-96.

Cao Q, Xu XM, Devries WH, Enzmann GU, Ping P, Tsoulfas P, Wood PM, Bunge MB, Whittemore SR (2005) Functional recovery in traumatic spinal cord injury after transplantation of multineurotrophin-expressing glial-restricted precursor cells. J Neurosci 25: 6947-6957.

Casas CE, Herrera LP, Prusmack C, Ruenes G, Marcillo A, Guest JD (2005) Effects of epidural hypothermic saline infusion on locomotor outcome and tissue preservation after moderate thoracic spinal cord contusion in rats. J Neurosurg Spine 2: 308-318.

Chen B, Bixby JL (2005) A novel substrate of receptor tyrosine phosphatase PTPRO is required for nerve growth factor-induced process outgrowth. J Neurosci 25: 880-888.

Chen B, Bixby JL (2005) Neuronal pentraxin with chromo domain (NPCD) is a novel class of protein expressed in multiple neuronal domains. J Comp Neurol 481: 391-402.

Cheng L, Itoh K, Lemmon V (2005) L1-mediated branching is regulated by two ezrin-radixin-moesin (ERM)-binding sites, the RSLE region and a novel juxtamembrane ERM-binding region. J Neurosci 25: 395-403.

Cheng L, Lemmon S, Lemmon V (2005) RanBPM is an L1-interacting protein that regulates L1-mediated mitogen-activated protein kinase activation. J Neurochem 94: 1102-1110.

Dai X, Noga BR, Douglas JR, Jordan LM (2005) Localization of spinal neurons activated during locomotion using the c-fos immunohistochemical method. J Neurophysiol 93: 3442-3452.

Danton GH, Dietrich WD (2005) Neuroprotection: Where Are We Going? In: Neuroscience, Molecular Medicine, & The Therapeutic Transformation of Neurology (Waxman SG, ed), pp 237-265. Academic Press, Elsevier Science USA.

Del Valle A, Thomas CK (2005) Firing rates of motor units during strong dynamic contractions. Muscle Nerve 32: 316-325.

Diaz F, Thomas CK, Garcia S, Hernandez D, Moraes CT (2005) Mice lacking COX10 in skeletal muscle recapitulate the phenotype of progressive mitochondrial myopathies associated with cytochrome c oxidase deficiency. Hum Mol Genet 14: 2737-2748.

Dietrich WD (2005) Neuroprotection and repair after spinal cord injury. In: Textbook of the Neurogenic Bladders: Adults and Children (Corcos MC, Schick ME, eds), pp 637-641. Martin Dunitz, London, UK.

Dimitropoulou A, Bixby JL (2005) Motor neurite outgrowth is selectively inhibited by cell surface MuSK and agrin. Mol Cell Neurosci 28: 292-302.

Enzmann GU, Benton RL, Woock JP, Howard RM, Tsoulfas P, Whittemore SR (2005) Consequences of noggin expression by neural stem, glial, and neuronal precursor cells engrafted into the injured spinal cord. Exp Neurol.

Ernsberger U, Esposito L, Partimo S, Huber K, Franke A, Bixby JL, Kalcheim C, Unsicker K (2005) Expression of neuronal markers suggests heterogeneity of chick sympathoadrenal cells prior to invasion of the adrenal anlagen. Cell Tissue Res 319: 1-13.

Field-Fote EC, Lindley SD, Sherman AL (2005) Locomotor training approaches for individuals with spinal cord injury: a preliminary report of walking-related outcomes. J Neurol Phys Ther 29:127-137.

Fouad K, Schnell L, Bunge MB, Schwab ME, Liebscher T, Pearse DD (2005) Combining Schwann cell bridges and olfactory-ensheathing glia grafts with chondroitinase promotes locomotor recovery after complete transection of the spinal cord. J Neurosci 25: 1169-1178.

Fregien NL, White LA, Bunge MB, Wood PM (2005) Forskolin increases neuregulin receptors in human Schwann cells without increasing receptor mRNA. Glia 49: 24-35.

Grijalva I, Li X, Marcillo A, Salzer JL, Levi AD (2005) Expression of neurotrimin in the normal and injured adult human spinal cord. Spinal Cord.

Grimpe B, Pressman Y, Lupa MD, Horn KP, Bunge MB, Silver J (2005) The role of proteoglycans in Schwann cell/astrocyte interactions and in regeneration failure at PNS/CNS interfaces. Mol Cell Neurosci 28: 18-29.

Grumbles RM, Casella GT, Rudinsky MJ, Godfrey S, Wood PM, Thomas CK (2005) The immunophilin ligand FK506, but not the P38 kinase inhibitor SB203580, improves function of adult rat muscle reinnervated from transplants of embryonic neurons. Neuroscience 130: 619-630.

Guest J, Herrera LP, Qian T (2005) Rapid recovery of segmental neurological function in a tetraplegic patient following transplantation of fetal olfactory bulb-derived cells. Spinal Cord.

Guest JD, Hiester ED, Bunge RP (2005) Demyelination and Schwann cell responses adjacent to injury epicenter cavities following chronic human spinal cord injury. Exp Neurol 192: 384-393.

Guest JD, Silbert L, Casas CE (2005) Use of percutaneous endoscopy to place syringopleural or cystoperitoneal cerebrospinal fluid shunts: technical note. J Neurosurg Spine 2: 498-504.

Guest JD, Dietrich WD (2005) Spinal cord ischemia and trauma. In: Therapeutic Hypothermia (Tisherman SA, Sterz F, eds), pp 101-118.

Kluvwer Academic Publishers. Haq I, Cruz-Almeida Y, Siqueira EB, Norenberg M, Green BA, Levi AD (2005) Postoperative fibrosis after surgical treatment of the porcine spinal cord: a comparison of dural substitutes. Invited submission from the Joint Section Meeting on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves, March 2004. J Neurosurg Spine 2: 50-54.

Herrera LP, Casas CE, Bates ML, Guest JD (2005) Ultrastructural study of the primary olfactory pathway in Macaca fascicularis. J Comp Neurol 488: 427-441.

Hu WH, Pendergast JS, Mo XM, Brambilla R, Bracchi-Ricard V, Li F, Walters WM, Blits B, He L, Schaal SM, Bethea JR (2005) NIBP: A novel NIK and IKKbeta binding protein that enhances NF-kappa B activation. J Biol Chem.

Hurtado A, Moon LD, Maquet V, Blits B, Jerome R, Oudega M (2005) Poly (d,l-lactic acid) macroporous guidance scaffolds seeded with Schwann cells genetically modified to secrete a bi-functional neurotrophin implanted in the completely transected adult rat thoracic spinal cord. Biomaterials.

Itoh K, Shimono K, Lemmon V (2005) Dephosphorylation and internalization of cell adhesion molecule L1 induced by theta burst stimulation in rat hippocampus. Mol Cell Neurosci 29: 245-249.

Itoh K, Fushiki S, Kamiguchi H, Arnold B, Altevogt P, Lemmon V (2005) Disrupted Schwann cell-axon interactions in peripheral nerves of mice with altered L1-integrin interactions. Mol Cell Neurosci 30: 131-136.

Jackson AB, Sipski ML (2005) Reproductive issues for women with spina bifida. J Spinal Cord Med 28: 81-91.

Jacobs PL, Johnson B, Somarriba GA, Carter AB (2005) Reliability of upper extremity anaerobic power assessment in persons with tetraplegia. J Spinal Cord Med 28: 109-113.

Jacobs PL, Beekhuizen KS (2005) Appraisal of Physiological Fitness in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury. Topics Spinal Cord Inj 10: 32-50.

Jea A, Moza K, Levi AD, Vanni S (2005) Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma during pregnancy: case report and literature review. Neurosurgery 56: E1156.

Jea A, Navarro R, Green BA (2005) Rapid expansion of a ventral arachnoid cyst after syringo-subarachnoid shunting in the thoracic spinal cord: case report. Surg Neurol 64:86-89.

Moon LD, Bunge MB (2005) From animal models to humans: Strategies for promoting CNS axon regeneration and recovery of limb function after spinal cord injury. J Neurol Physical Therapy 29: 55-69.

Nash MS, Goldberg RM (2005) Commentary: Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Atorvastatin Initiated at Different Starting Doses in Patients with Dyslipidemia. Cardiovascular Med 9: 100-101.

Nash MS, Johnson BM, Jacobs PL (2005) Combined Hyperlipidemia In a Patient With Tetraplegia: Ineffective Risk Reduction Following Atorvastatin Monotherapy. Spinal Cord Med 27: 484-487.

Nash MS (2005) Exercise As A Health-Promoting Activity Following Spinal Cord Injury. J Neurol Phys Ther 29: 87-103, 106.

Nash MS, DeGroot J, Martinez-Arizala A, Mendez AJ (2005) Evidence for an exaggerated postprandial lipemia in chronic paraplegia. J Spinal Cord Med 28:320-325.

Nash MS, Goldberg RB (2005) Higher starting doses of atorvastatin may reduce LDL-cholesterol levels more than lower doses. Commentary. Evid Based Cardiovasc Med 9:98-101.

NasiriNezhad F, Sagen J (2005) NMDA antagonist peptide supplementation enhances pain alleviation by adrenal medullary transplants. Cell Transplant 14: 203-211.

Navarro R, Javahery R, Eismont F, Arnold DJ, Bhatia NN, Vanni S, Levi AD (2005) The role of the sternocleidomastoid muscle flap for esophageal fistula repair in anterior cervical spine surgery. Spine 30:E617-E622.

Newpher TM, Smith RP, Lemmon V, Lemmon SK (2005) In vivo dynamics of clathrin and its adaptor-dependent recruitment to the actin-based endocytic machinery in yeast. Dev Cell 9: 87-98.

Oudega M, Moon LD, Almeida Leme RJ (2005) Schwann cells for spinal cord repair. Braz J Med Biol Res 38: 825-835.

Pearse DD, Lo TP, Cho KS, Lynch MP, Garg MS, Marcillo AE, Sanchez AR, Cruz Y, Dietrich WD (2005) Histopathological and behavioral characterization of a novel cervical spinal cord displacement contusion injury in the rat. J Neurotrauma 22: 680-702.

Qian T, Guo X, Levi AD, Vanni S, Shebert RT, Sipski ML (2005) High-dose methylprednisolone may cause myopathy in acute spinal cord injury patients. Spinal Cord 43: 199-203.

Rochman AS, Vitarbo E, Levi AD (2005) Femoral nerve palsy secondary to traumatic pseudoaneurysm and iliacus hematoma. J Neurosurg 102: 382-385.

Rodriguez-Paez AC, Brunschwig JP, Bramlett HM (2005) Light and electron microscopic assessment of progressive atrophy following moderate traumatic brain injury in the rat. Acta Neuropathol (Berl).

Stepanek L, Stoker AW, Stoeckli E, Bixby JL (2005) Receptor tyrosine phosphatases guide vertebrate motor axons during development. J Neurosci 25: 3813-3823.

Talbott JF, Loy DN, Liu Y, Qiu MS, Bunge MB, Rao MS, Whittemore SR (2005) Endogenous Nkx2.2+/Olig2+ oligodendrocyte precursor cells fail to remyelinate the demyelinated adult rat spinal cord in the absence of astrocytes. Exp Neurol 192: 11-24.

Thomas CK, Grumbles RM (2005) Muscle atrophy after human spinal cord injury. Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering 25:39-45. Thomas CK, Zijdewind I (2005) Fatigue of muscles weakened by death of motoneurons. Muscle Nerve.

Truettner JS, Alonso OF, Dietrich WD (2005) Influence of therapeutic hypothermia on matrix metalloproteinase activity after traumatic brain injury in rats. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab.

Truettner JS, Suzuki T, Dietrich WD (2005) The effect of therapeutic hypothermia on the expression of inflammatory response genes following moderate traumatic brain injury in the rat. Brain Res Mol Brain Res 138: 124-134.

Uribe J, Green BA, Vanni S, Moza K, Guest JD, Levi AD (2005) Acute traumatic central cord-syndrome-experience using surgical decompression with open-door expansile cervical laminoplasty. Surg Neurol 63: 505-510.

Vitarbo EA, Levi AD (2005) Cervical laminoplasty – open door. In: Spine Surgery Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management (Benzel EC, ed), pp 2103-2112. Harcourt Health Science.

Vitarbo EA, Levi A.D. (2005) Spinal Cord Injury. In: Textbook of Critical Care (Fink M.P., Abraham E., Kochanek P.M., Vincent J.L., eds), pp 391-397. Elsevier Science.

Vitarbo EA, Sultan A, Wang D, Morcos JJ, Levi AD (2005) Split cord malformation with associated type IV spinal cord perimedullary arteriovenous fistula. Case report. J Neurosurg Spine 3:400-404.

Wallace DM, Ross BH, Thomas CK (2005) Motor unit behavior during clonus. J Appl Physiol.

Wang S, Lu B, Wood P, Lund RD (2005) Grafting of ARPE-19 and Schwann cells to the subretinal space in RCS rats. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46: 2552-2560.

Zhu J, Brackett NL, Aballa TC, Lynne CM, Witt MW, Kort HI, Roudebush WE (2005) High Seminal Platelet-Activating Factor Acetylhydrolase Activity in Men with Spinal Cord Injuries. J Androl.

Zoeller RF, Jr., Riechman SE, Dabayebeh IM, Goss FL, Robertson RJ, Jacobs PL (2005) Relation between muscular strength and cardiorespiratory fitness in people with thoracic-level paraplegia. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86: 1441-1446.