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2014 Research Publications

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Abeyruwan S, Vempati UD, Küçük-McGinty H, Visser U, Koleti A, Mir A, Sakurai K, Chung C, Bittker JA, Clemons PA, Brudz S, Siripala A, Morales AJ, Romacker M, Twomey D, Bureeva S, Lemmon V, Schürer SC (2014) Evolving BioAssay Ontology (BAO): modularization, integration and applications. J Biomed Semantics. 5(Suppl 1 Proceedings of the Bio-Ontologies Spec Interest G.

Adamczak S, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Dale G, Nonner D, Dahl G, Dietrich WD, Keane R (2014) Pyroptotic neuronal cell death mediated by the AIM2 inflammasome. J Cerebral Blood Flow Metab 34:621-629.

Ahmad FU, Levi AD (2014) Letters to the Editor: Hypothermia for spinal cord injury. J Neurosurg Spine. 21(5):843-5.

Ahmad FU, Wang MY (2014) Lateral mass of C1 fixation and ponticulus-posticus. World Neurosurg. 82(1-2):e145-6.

Ahmad FU, Wang MY (2014) The case for aggressive management in traumatic high-grade cervical dislocations. World Neurosurg. 82(6):1055-7.

Ahmad FU, Wang MY (2014) Use of anteroposterior view fluoroscopy for targeting percutaneous pedicle screws in cases of spinal deformity with axial rotation. J Neurosurg Spine. 21(5):826-32.

Berrocal YA, Almeida VW, Levi AD (2014) Cell transplantation. Response. J Neurosurg. 120(2):574.

Berrocal YA, Almeida VW, Puentes R, Knott EP, Hechtman JF, Garland M, Pearse DD (2014) Loss of central inhibition: implications for behavioral hypersensitivity after contusive spinal cord injury in rats. Pain Res Treat. 2014:178278.

Beurel E, Harrington LE, Buchser W, Lemmon V, Jope RS (2014) Astrocytes modulate the polarization of CD4+ T cells to Th1 cells. PLoS One. 9(1):e86257.

Blaya MO, Bramlett HM, Naidoo J, Pieper AA, Dietrich WD (2014) Neuroprotective efficacy of a proneurogenic compound after traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma 31:476-486.

Brambilla R, Morton PD, Ashbaugh JJ, Karmally S, Lambertsen KL, Bethea JR (2014) Astrocytes play a key role in EAE pathophysiology by orchestrating in the CNS the inflammatory response of resident and peripheral immune cells and by suppressing remyelination. Glia. 62(3):452-67.

Bramlett H, Dietrich WD (In press) Long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury: Current status of potential mechanisms of injury and neurologic outcomes. J Neurotrauma.

Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD, Marcillo A, Mawhinney LJ, Furones-Alonso O, Bregy A, Peng Y, Wu Y, Pan J, Wang J, Guo XE, Bauman WA, Cardozo C, Qin W (2014) Effects of low intensity vibration on bone and muscle in rats with spinal cord injury. Osteoporos Int. 25(9):2209-19.

Bullock MR, Schulman CI, Corry JJ, Pappas A (2014) Cooling strategies targeting trauma. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 4(3):105-10.

Burks SS, Levi DJ, Hayes S, Levi AD (2014) Challenges in sciatic nerve repair: anatomical considerations. J Neurosurg. 121(1):210-8.

Cahill KS, Martinez JL, Vanni S, Wang MY, Levi AD (2014) Response.  J Neurosurg Spine. 20(1):120-1.

Carballosa-Gonzalez MM, Vitores A, Hentall ID (2014) Hindbrain raphe stimulation boosts cyclic adenosine monophosphate and signaling proteins in the injured spinal cord. Brain Res. 1543:165-72.

Cardenas DD, Dalal K (2014) Spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 25(3):xv-xvi.

Cardenas DD, Ditunno JF, Graziani V, McLain AB, Lammertse DP, Potter PJ, Alexander MS, Cohen R, Blight AR (2014) Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 52(1):70-6.

Castle SM, Jenkins LC, Ibrahim E, Aballa TC, Lynne CM, Brackett NL (2014) Safety and efficacy of a new device for inducing ejaculation in men with spinal cord injuries. Spinal Cord. 52 Suppl 2:S27-9.

Daftarian MP, Vosoughi A, Lemmon V (2014) Gene-based vaccination and screening methods to develop monoclonal antibodies. Methods Mol Biol. 1121:337-46.

de Rivero Vaccari JC, Brand Iii F, Berti AF, Alonso OF, Bullock R, De Rivero Vaccari JP (In Press) Mincle signaling in the innate immune response after traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma.

de Rivero Vaccari JP, Brand FJ 3rd, Sedaghat C, Mash DC, Dietrich WD, Keane RW (2014) RIG-1 receptor expression in the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease. J Neuroinflammation. 2;11:67.

de Rivero Vaccari JP, Dietrich WD, Keane RW ( 2014) Activation and regulation of cellular inflammasomes: gaps in our knowledge for central nervous system injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 34(3):369-75.

DeFazio MV, Rammo RA, Robles JR, Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD, Bullock MR (2014) The potential utility of blood-derived biochemical markers as indicators of early clinical trends following severe traumatic brain injury. World Neurosurg. 81:151-8.

Dellarole A, Morton P, Brambilla R, Walters W, Summers S, Bernardes D, Grilli M, Bethea JR (2014) Neuropathic pain-induced depressive-like behavior and hippocampal neurogenesis and plasticity are dependent on TNFR1 signaling. Brain Behav Immun. 41:65-81.

Dietrich, WD, Bullock PM, Lundbye JB (2014) Intraoperative temperature management. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 4:67-71.

Dixon KJ, Theus MH, Nelersa CM, Mier J, Travieso LG, Yu TS, Kernie SG, Liebl DJ PhD (In press) Endogenous neural stem/progenitor cells stabilize the cortical microenvironment following traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma.

Dumas A, Amiable N, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Chae JJ, Keane RW, Lacroix S, Vallières L (2014) The inflammasome pyrin contributes to pertussis toxin-induced IL-1β synthesis, neutrophil intravascular crawling and autoimmune encephalomyelitis. PLoS Pathog. 29;10(5):e1004150.

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

Field-Fote EC (2014) Saying what we mean, and meaning what we say. J Neurol Phys Ther. 38(4):205-6.

Field-Fote EC (2014) What happens in Vegas… J Neurol Phys Ther. 38(1):1.

Fillingim RB, Bruehl S, Dworkin RH, Dworkin SF, Loeser JD, Turk DC, Widerstrom-Noga E, Arnold L, Bennett R, Edwards RR, Freeman R, Gewandter J, Hertz S, Hochberg M, Krane E, Mantyh PW, Markman J, Neogi T, Ohrbach R, Paice JA, Porreca F, Rappaport BA, Smith SM, Smith TJ, Sullivan MD, Verne GN, Wasan AD, Wesselmann U (2014) The ACTTION-American Pain Society Pain Taxonomy (AAPT): an evidence-based and multidimensional approach to classifying chronic pain conditions. J Pain. 15(3):241-9.

Flight RM, Harrison BJ, Mohammad F, Bunge MB, Moon LD, Petruska JC, Rouchka EC (2014) categoryCompare, an analytical tool based on feature annotations. Front Genet.5:98.

Gajavelli S, Kentaro S, Diaz J, Yokobori s, Spurlock M, Diaz D, Jackson C, Wick A, Zhaol W, Leung LY, Shear D, Tortella F, Bullock R ( In Press) Cerebral metabolism after penetrating brain injury. Cerebral blood flow and metabolism.

Gaunaurd IA, Gómez-Marín OW, Ramos CF, Sol CM, Cohen MI, Cahalin LP, Cardenas DD, Jackson RM (In press) Physical activity and quality of life improvements of patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis completing a pulmonary rehabilitation program. Respir Care. pii: respcare.03180.

Gilbert O, Croffoot JR, Taylor AJ, Nash MS, Groah SL, Schomer K (2014) Serum lipid concentrations among persons with spinal cord injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature.  Atherosclerosi. 232:305-12.

Gomes-Osman J, Field-Fote EC (In press) Cortical vs. afferent stimulation as an adjunct to functional task practice training: A randomized, comparative pilot study in people with cervical spinal cord injury. Clin Rehabil.

Grossman RG, Fehlings MG, Frankowski RF, Burau KD, Chow DS, Tator C, Teng A, Toups EG, Harrop JS, Aarabi B, Shaffrey CI, Johnson MM, Harkema SJ, Boakye M, Guest JD, Wilson JR (2014) A prospective, multicenter, phase I matched-comparison group trial of safety, pharmacokinetics, and preliminary efficacy of riluzole in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury. J Neurotrauma. 31(3):239-55.

Guest J, Dietrich D (In press) Letter to the editor. Commentary regarding the recent publication by Tabarow 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.

Hama A, Germano P, Varghese MS, Cravatt BF, Milne GT, Pearson JP, Sagen J (2014) Fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitors exert pharmacological effects, but lack antinociceptive efficacy in rats with neuropathic spinal cord injury pain. PLOS One 9(5):e96396.

Hama A, Sagen J (2014) Effects of repeated dosing with mechanistically distinct antinociceptive ligands in a rat model of neuropathic spinal cord injury pain. Pharmacol Res Persp 2 (2): 1-9 e00034 DOI: 10.1002/prp2.34).

Hama A, Sagen J (2014) Selective antinociceptive effects of a combination of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor peptide antagonist [Ser1]histogranin and morphine in rat models of pain. Pharmacol Res Persp 2 (2): 1-11. E00032 DOI: 10.1002/prp2.32.

Hawryluk GWJ, Bullock Ross (In press)  Design of acute neuroprotection studies. Handbook of Clinical Neurology.

Hittinger E, Raeburn J, Nash MS, Perry A, Signorile J, Kressler J, Jacobs K (2014)  Ischemic preconditioning does not improve peak exercise capacity at sea level or simulated high altitude in trained male cyclists. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 10.1139/apnm-2014-0080

Hofstetter CP, Wang MY (2014) Burst fractures. J Neurosurg Spine. 20(2):148-9.

Hofstetter CP, Wang MY (2014) Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges of cervical myelopathy. World Neurosurg. 82(1-2):e173-5.

Hooshmand J, Hotz G, Neilson V, Chandler L (2014) BikeSafe: evaluating a bicycle safety program for middle school aged children. Accid Anal Prev. 66:182-6.

Ibrahim E, Castle SM, Aballa TC, Keane RW, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Lynne CM, Brackett NL (2014) Neutralization of ASC improves sperm motility in men with spinal cord injury. Hum Reprod. 29(11):2368-73.

Jackson DG, Wang J, Keane RW, Scemes E, Dahl G (2014) ATP and potassium ions: a deadly combination for astrocytes. Sci Rep. 4:4576.

Jackson RM, Gómez-Marín OW, Ramos CF, Sol CM, Cohen MI, Gaunaurd IA, Cahalin LP, Cardenas DD (2014) Exercise limitation in IPF patients: a randomized trial of pulmonary rehabilitation. Lung. 192(3):367-76.

Jayakumar AR, Tong XY, Ruiz-Cordero R, Bregy A, Bethea JR, Bramlett HM, Norenberg MD (2014) Activation of NF-κB mediates astrocyte swelling and brain edema in traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 31(14):1249-57.

Johnson JN, Cummock MD, Levi AD, Green BA, Wang MY (2014) Moderate hypothermia for intradural spinal tumor resection: a cohort comparison and feasibility study. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 4(3):137-44.

Jordan LM, McVagh, J, Noga BR, Cabaj AM, Majczyński H, Sławińska U, Provencher J, Leblond, H, Rossignol S (2014) Cholinergic mechanisms in spinal locomotion – Potential target for rehabilitation approaches. In: Neuromodulatory Control of Spinal Function in Health and Disease. Frontiers Neural Circuits, 8:132. doi:10.3389/fncir.2014.00132.

Jose J, Smith MK, Kaplan L, Lesniak B, Levi AD (In press) Ultrasound-guided needle localization of the saphenous nerve for removal of neuroma in the infrapatellar branches: Technical Report. Neurosurgery.

Kanno H, Pearse DD, Ozawa H, Itoi E, Bunge MB (In press) Schwann cell transplantation for spinal cord injury repair: its significant therapeutic potential and prospectus.  Reviews in the Neurosciences.

Kanno H, Pressman Y, Moody A, Berg R, Muir EM, Rogers JH, Ozawa H, Itoi E, Pearse DD, Bunge MB (2014) Combination of engineered Schwann cell grafts to secrete neurotrophin and chondroitinase promotes axonal regeneration and locomotion after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci. 34(5):1838-55.

Khan MF, Burks SS, Al-Khayat H, Levi AD (2014) The effect of steroids on the incidence of gastrointestinal hemorrhage after spinal cord injury: a case-controlled study. Spinal Cord. 52(1):58-60.

Kigerl KA, de Rivero Vaccari JP, Dietrich WD, Popovich PG, Keane RW (2014) Pattern recognition receptors and central nervous system repair. Exp Neurol. 258:5-16.

Knott EP, Assi M, Pearse DD (2014) Cyclic AMP signaling: a molecular determinant of peripheral nerve regeneration. Biomed Res Int. 2014:651625.

Kressler J, Cowan RE, Bigford GE, Nash MS (2014) Reducing cardiometabolic disease in spinal cord injury. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 25(3):573-604, viii.

Kressler J, Thomas CK, Field-Fote EC, Sanchez J, Widerström-Noga E, Cilien DC, Gant K, Ginnety K, Gonzalez H, Martinez A, Anderson KD, Nash MS (2014) Understanding therapeutic benefits of overground bionic ambulation: exploratory case series in persons with chronic, complete spinal cord injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 95(10):1878-1887.e4.

Kressler J, Burns PA, Betancourt, L, Nash MS, (2014) Circuit training and protein supplementation in persons with chronic tetraplegia. Med Sci Sports Exer. 46(7):1277-84.

Kressler J, H Ghersin, MS Nash (2014) Use of quasi-supervised home-based FES cycle ergometers by individuals with neurological impairments. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabi. 20(2):123-6.

Kressler J, Jacobs K, Burns P, Betancourt L, Nash MS (2014) Effects of circuit resistance training and timely protein supplementation on exercise-induced fat oxidation in tetraplegic adults. Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil. 20(2):113-22.

Kressler J, Cowan RE, Bigford G, Nash MS (2014) Reducing cardiometabolic disease in spinal cord injury. Phys Med Rehabil Clin North Am. 25(3):573-604.

Krishna V, Andrews H, Varma A, Mintzer J, Kindy MS, Guest J (2014) Spinal cord injury: how can we improve the classification and quantification of its severity and prognosis? J Neurotrauma. 31(3): 215-227.

Lee DH, Luo X, Yungher B, Bray E, Lee JK*, Park, KK* (2014) Mammalian target of rapamycin’s distinct roles and effectiveness in promoting compensatory axonal sprouting in the injured CNS. Journal of Neuroscience. 34(46):15347-15355. *co-corresponding authors

Lemmon VP, Abeyruwan S, Visser U, Bixby JL (2014) Facilitating transparency in spinal cord injury studies using data standards and ontologies. Neural Regen Res. 9(1):6-7.

Lemmon VP, Ferguson AR, Popovich  PG, Xu X-M, Snow DM, Igarashi  M, Beattie  CE, Bixby JL, Abeyruwan SW et al (including Liebl DJ) (2014) Minimum Information About a Spinal Cord Injury Experiment (MIASCI) – a proposed reporting standard for spinal cord injury experiments. Journal of Neurotrauma. 31(15):1354-61.

Lerch JK, Martínez-Ondaro YR, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP (2014) cJun promotes CNS axon growth. Mol Cell Neurosci. 59:97-105.

Levene, HB, Ghobrial, GM, Jallo, JI, Lateral Extracavitary Approach, in Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, A.R. Vaccaro and T.J. Albert, Editors. 2014, pending, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.: New York. p. TBD.

Levene, HB, Wang, MY, Green, BA, Emhoff, TA, Spinal Cord Trauma, in Irwin & Rippe’s manual of intensive care medicine, R.S. Irwin, J.M. Rippe, and C.M. Lilly, Editors. 2014, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia. p. 924-932.

Li L, Brockmeier AJ, Choi JS, Francis JT, Sanchez JC, Príncipe JC (2014) A tensor-product-kernel framework for multiscale neural activity decoding and control. Comput Intell Neurosci. 2014:870160.

Liu Y, Grumbles RM, Thomas CK (2014) Electrical stimulation of transplanted motoneurons improves motor unit formation. J Neurophysiol. 112(3):660-70.

Long J, Li B, Rodriguez-Blanco J, Pastori C, Volmar CH, Wahlestedt C, Capobianco A, Bai F, Pei XH, Ayad NG, Robbins DJ (2014) The BET bromodomain inhibitor I-BET151 acts downstream of smoothened protein to abrogate the growth of hedgehog protein-driven cancers. J Biol Chem. 289(51):35494-502.

Luo X, Yungher B, Park KK (2014) Application of tissue clearing and light sheet fluorescence microscopy to assess optic nerve regeneration in unsectioned tissues. Methods Mol Biol. 1162:209-17.

Lynne CM, Ibrahim E, Brackett NL (In press) Electroejaculation and penile vibratory stimulation. In: Case Studies in Male Infertility: Expert Analysis and Current Controversies. E Kim and R Brannigan (Eds) JP Medical Publishers, London.

Miranda RA, Casebeer WD, Hein AM, Judy JW, Krotkov EP, Laabs TL, Manzo JE, Pankratz KG, Pratt GA, Sanchez JC, Weber DJ, Wheeler TL, Ling GS (2014) DARPA-funded efforts in the development of novel brain-computer interface technologies. J Neurosci Methods. pii: S0165-0270(14)00270-2.

Morris-Blanco KC, Cohan CH, Neumann JT, Sick TJ, Perez-Pinzon MA (2014) Protein kinase C epsilon regulates mitochondrial pools of Nampt and NAD following resveratrol and ischemic preconditioning in the rat cortex. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 34(6):1024-32.

Nanayakkara, A, Santamaria, J, Benavides, F, Guada, L, Levene, HB, Solano, J, Guest, J (2014) The comprehensive mini pig model for spinal cord injury (SCI) research. in Canes Day. University of Miami.

Nash MS, Hicks A (2014) Letter: How “healthy” is circuit resistance training following paraplegia? Kinematic analysis associated with shoulder mechanical impingement risk. J Rehab Res Develop 51(2): vii-ix.

Nash MS  (2014) 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 October 21, 2014; doi:10.1038/sc.2014.176

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

Nielson JL, Guandique CF, Liu AW, Burke DA, Lash AT, Moseanko R, Hawbecker S, Strand SC, Zdunowski S, Irvine KA, Brock JH, Nout-Lomas YS, Gensel JC, Anderson KD, Segal MR, Rosenzweig ES, Magnuson DS, Whittemore SR, McTigue DM, Popovich PG, Rabchevsky AG, Scheff SW, Steward O, Courtine G, Edgerton VR, Tuszynski MH, Beattie MS, Bresnahan JC, Ferguson AR (2014) Development of a database for translational spinal cord injury research. J Neurotrauma. 31(21):1789-99.

Novrup HG, Bracchi-Ricard V, Ellman DG, Ricard J, Jain A, Runko E, Lyck L, Yli-Karjanmaa M, Szymkowski DE, Pearse DD, Lambertsen KL, Bethea JR (In press) Central but not systemic administration of XPro1595 is therapeutic following moderate spinal cord injury in mice. J Neuroinflammation.

Pastori C, Daniel M, Penas C, Volmar CH, Johnstone AL, Brothers SP, Graham RM, Allen B, Sarkaria JN, Komotar RJ, Wahlestedt C, Ayad NG (2014) BET bromodomain proteins are required for glioblastoma cell proliferation. Epigenetics. 9(4):611-20.

Penas C, Ramachandran V, Simanski S, Lee C, Madoux F, Rahaim RJ, Chauhan R, Barnaby O, Schurer S, Hodder P, Steen J, Roush WR, Ayad NG(2014) Casein kinase 1δ-dependent Wee1 protein degradation. J Biol Chem. 289(27):18893-903.

Prasad A, Xue QS, Dieme R, Sankar V, Mayrand RC, Nishida T, Streit WJ, Sanchez JC (2014) Abiotic-biotic characterization of Pt/Ir microelectrode arrays in chronic implants. Front Neuroeng. 7:2.

Prins NW, Sanchez JC, Prasad A (2014) A confidence metric for using neurobiological feedback in actor-critic reinforcement learning based brain-machine interfaces. Front Neurosci. 8:111.

Sankar V, Patrick E, Dieme R, Sanchez JC, Prasad A, Nishida T (2014) Electrode impedance analysis of chronic tungsten microwire neural implants: understanding abiotic vs. biotic contributions. Front Neuroeng. 7:13.

Saunders NR, Noor, NM, Dziegielewska M, Wheaton BN, Liddelow SA, Steer DL, Ek CJ, Habgood MD, Wakefield M, Lindsay H, Truettner T, Miller RD, Smith AI, Dietrich WD (In press) Age-dependent gene and protein expression following transection of neonatal spinal cord of Monodelphis domestica (South American Grew Short-tailed opossum). PLoS One.

Scivoletto G, Glass C, Anderson KD, Galili T, Benjamin Y, Front L, Aidinoff E, Bluvshtein V, Itzkovich M, Aito S, Baroncini I, Benito-Penalva J, Castellano S, Osman A, Silva P, Catz A (In press) An international age- and gender-controlled model for the Spinal Cord Injury Ability Realization Measurement Index (SCI-ARMI). Neurorehabil Neural Repair.

Serak J, Wang MY (2014) Weighing the risks of perioperative aspirin. World Neurosurg. 82(6):928-9.

Sherman AL, Wang MY (2014) Hypothermia as a clinical neuroprotectant. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 25(3):519-29.

Shimoda K, Maeda T, Tado M, Yoshino A, Katayama Y, Bullock MR (In press) Outcome and surgical management for geriatric traumatic brain injury: Analysis of 888 cases registered in the Japan Neurotrauma Data Bank. World Neurosurg.

Simmons OL, Kressler J, Nash MS  (2014) Reference fitness values in the untrained spinal cord injury population. Arch Phys Med Rehabil.

Stathias V, Pastori C, Griffin TZ, Komotar R, Clarke J, Zhang M, Ayad NG (2014) Identifying glioblastoma gene networks based on hypergeometric test analysis. PLoS One. 9(12):e115842.

Theus MH, Liebl DJ (2014) Endogenous neurogenesis after traumatic brain injury. IN: Cellular Therapy for Stroke and CNS Injuries. Zhao LR, Zhang JH (eds). Springer Series in Translational Stroke Research. Chapter 10.

Theus MH, Ricard J, Glass SJ, Travieso LG, Liebl DJ (2014) EphrinB3 blocks EphB3 dependence receptor functions to prevent cell death following traumatic brain injury. Cell Death Dis. 5:e1207.

Thomas CK, Bakels R, Klein CS, Zijdewind I (2014) Human spinal cord injury: motor unit properties and behaviour. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 210(1):5-19.

Thomas CK, Dididze M, Martinez A, Morris RW (2014) Identification and classification of involuntary leg muscle contractions in electromyographic records from individuals with spinal cord injury.  J Electromyogr Kinesiol.  24(5):747-54.

Thomas CK, Grumbles RM (2014) Age at spinal cord injury determines muscle strength. Front Integr Neurosci.8:2.

Titus DJ, Furones C, Atkins CM, Dietrich WD (In press) Emergence of cognitive deficits after mild traumatic brain injury due to hyperthermia. Exp. Neurol.

Titus DJ, Oliva AA, Wilson NM, Atkins CM (In press) Phosphodiesterase inhibitors as therapeutics for traumatic brain injury. Curr. Pharm.

Valle EJ, Van Haren RM, Allen CJ, Jouria JM, Bullock MR, Schulman CI, Namias N, Livingstone AS, Proctor KG (2014) Does traumatic brain injury increase the risk for venous thromboembolism in polytrauma patients? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 77(2):243-50.

Wang MY (2014) The enemy of good is perfect. World Neurosurg. pii: S1878-8750(14)01064-X.

Wang MY (2014) Development of a systematic algorithm to triage patients with low back pain to a physician. Neurosurgery. 75(6):N11-2.

Wang MY (2014) Miniopen pedicle subtraction osteotomy: surgical technique and initial results. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 25(2):347-51.

Wang MY (2014) Physician protect thyself. World Neurosurg. pii: S1878-8750(14)01063-8.

Wang MY, Mummaneni PV, Fu KM, Anand N, Okonkwo DO, Kanter AS, La Marca F, Fessler R, Uribe J, Shaffrey CI, Lafage V, Haque RM, Deviren V, Mundis GM Jr; Minimally Invasive Surgery Section of the International Spine Study Group (2014) Less invasive surgery for treating adult spinal deformities: ceiling effects for deformity correction with 3 different techniques. Neurosurg Focus. 36(5):E12.

Wang MY, Vasudevan R, Mindea SA (2014) Minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion for the treatment of rostral adjacent-segment lumbar degenerative stenosis without supplemental pedicle screw fixation. J Neurosurg Spine. 21(6):861-6.

Widerström-Noga E, Biering-Sørensen F, Bryce TN, Cardenas DD, Finnerup NB, Jensen MP, Richards JS, Siddall PJ (2014) The International Spinal Cord Injury Pain Basic Data Set (version 2.0). Spinal Cord. 52(4):282-6.

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

Widerström-Noga EG (In press) The assessment and treatment of pain syndromes in neurorehabilitation. Oxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation (Volker Dietz/Nick Ward eds.) Oxford University Press (UK), Oxford.

Winslow J, Martinez A, Thomas C (In press) Automatic identification and classification of muscle spasms in long-term EMG recordings. IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2014 Apr 29.

Wu X, Liu J, Tanadini LG, Lammertse DP, Blight AR, Kramer JL, Scivoletto G, Jones L, Kirshblum S, Abel R, Fawcett J, Field-Fote E, Guest J, Levinson B, Maier D, Tansey K, Weidner N, Tetzlaff WG, Hothorn T, Curt A, Steeves JD (In press) Challenges for defining minimal clinically important difference (MCID) after spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord.

Zhu Y, Soderblom C, Krishnan V, Ashbaugh J, Bethea JR, Lee JK (In press) Hematogenous macrophage depletion reduces the fibrotic scar and increases axonal growth after spinal cord injury. Neurobiology of Disease.