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2017 Research Publications

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Ahmad FU, Frenkel MB, Levi AD. (2017). Spinal stability after resection of nerve sheath tumors. Journal of Neurosurgical Science. 61(4):355-364.

Ahmad FU, Wang MY. (2017). Letter to the Editor. Percutaneous posterior cervical transfacet fixation. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 27(4):482-483.

Al-Ali H, Beckerman SR, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP. (2017). In vitro models of axon regeneration. Experimental Neurology.  287(Pt 3):423-434.

Al-Ali H, Ding Y , Slepak T, Wu W, Sun Y, Martinez Y, Xu XM, Lemmon VP, Bixby JL. (2017). The mTOR substrate S6 kinase 1 (S6K1) is a negative regulator of axon regeneration and a potential drug target for central nervous system Injury. Journal of Neuroscience. 37(30):7079-7095.

Al-Ali H, Gao H, Dalby-Hansen C, Peters VA, Shi Y, Brambilla R. (2017). High content analysis of phagocytic activity and cell morphology with PuntoMorph. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 291:43-50.

Alberga L, Menendez I, Landy HJ, Morcos JJ, Levi AD. (2017). Neurosurgery at the University of Miami. Journal of Neurosurgery. 126(4):1285-1295.

Allen BK, Mehta S, Ember SWJ, Zhu JY, Schönbrunn E, Ayad NG, Schürer SC. (2017). Identification of a novel class of BRD4 inhibitors by computational screening and binding simulations. American Chemical Society Omega. 2(8):4760-4771.

Almeida VW, Bates ML, Bunge MB. (In press). Preservation, sectioning and staining of Schwann cell cultures for transmission electron microscopy analysis. In: Monje P.V., Kim H.A (eds) Schwann cells: methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology.

Alperin N, Loftus JR, Bagci AM, Lee SH, Oliu CJ, Shah AH, Green BA. (2017). Magnetic resonance imaging-based measures predictive of short-term surgical outcome in patients with Chiari malformation Type I: a pilot study. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 26(1):28-38.

Andersen ND, Monje PV. (In press). Isolation, culture, and cryopreservation of adult rodent Schwann cells derived from immediately dissociated teased fibers. Chapter 4. In: Monje P.V., Kim H.A (eds) Schwann cells: methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology.

Anderson KD, Guest JD, Dietrich WD, Bartlett Bunge M, Curiel R, Dididze M, Green BA, Khan A, Pearse DD, Saraf-Lavi E, Widerström-Noga E, Wood P, Levi AD. (2017). Safety of autologous human Schwann cell transplantation in subacute thoracic spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 34(21):2950-2963.

Assis-Nascimento P, Tsenkina Y, Liebl DJ. (In press). EphB3 interacts with eprhinB3 to regulate the gliovascular unit and BBB permeability after traumatic brain injury. Cell Death and Disease.

Atkins CM, Bramlett HM, Dietrich WD. (2017). Is temperature an important variable in recovery after mild traumatic brain injury? F1000 Research. 6:2031.

Baker SN, Perez MA. (2017). Reticulospinal contributions to gross hand function after human spinal cord injury. Journal of Neuroscience. 37(40):9778-9784.

Bastidas J, Athauda G, De La Cruz G, Chan WM, Golshani R, Berrocal Y, Henao M, Lalwani A, Mannoji C, Assi M, Otero PA, Khan A, Marcillo AE, Norenberg M, Levi AD, Wood PM, Guest JD, Dietrich WD, Bartlett Bunge M, Pearse DD. (2017). Human Schwann cells exhibit long-term cell survival, are not tumorigenic and promote repair when transplanted into the contused spinal cord. Glia. 65(8):1278-1301.

Benavides FD, Santamaria AJ, Bodoukhin N, Guada LG, Solano JP, Guest JD. (2017). Characterization of motor and somatosensory evoked potentials in the Yucatan micropig using transcranial and epidural stimulation. Journal of Neurotrauma. 34(18):2595-2608.

Bigford GE, Mendez AJ, Betancourt L, Burns-Drecq P, Backus D, Nash MS. (2017). A lifestyle intervention program for successfully addressing major cardiometabolic risks in persons with SCI: a three-subject case series. Spinal Cord Series and Cases. 3:17007.

Bigford GE, MS Nash. (2017). Nutritional deficiencies and guidelines after SCI. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 23(3): 188-2016.

Bray ER, Noga M, Thakor K, Wang Y, Lemmon VP, Park KK, Tsoulfas P. (2017). 3D visualization of individual regenerating retinal ganglion cell axons reveals surprisingly complex growth paths. eNeuro. 4(4). pii: ENEURO.0093-17.2017.

Brooks AE, Athauda G, Bunge MB, Khan A. (In press). Culture and expansion of rodent and porcine Schwann cells for pre-clinical animal studies.  In: Monje P.V., Kim H.A (eds) Schwann cells: methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology.

Bunge MB, Monje PV, Khan A, Wood PM. (2017). From transplanting Schwann cells in experimental rat spinal cord injury to their transplantation into human injured spinal cord in clinical trials. Progress in Brain Research.  231:107-133.

Burks S, Kolcun JP, Wang MY. (2017). Subcutaneous solar cells harvest energy for pulse generation. Neurosurgery. 81(3).

Burks SS, Cajigas I, Jose J, Levi AD. (2017). Intraoperative imaging in traumatic peripheral nerve lesions: correlating histologic cross-sections with high-resolution ultrasound. Operative Neurosurgery (Hagerstown). 13(2):196-203.

Callahan A, Anderson KD, Beattie MS, Bixby JL, Ferguson AR, Fouad K, Jakeman LB, Nielson JL, Popovich PG, Schwab JM, Lemmon VP; FAIR Share Workshop Participants. (2017). Developing a data sharing community for spinal cord injury research. Experimental Neurology. 295: 135-143.

Camarena V, Sant DW, Huff TC, Mustafi S, Muir RK, Aron AT, Chang CJ, Renslo AR, Monje P, Wang, G. (In press). Cyclic adenosine monophosphate to play a novel role in regulating DNA demethylation and gene transcription by augmenting the intracellular reactive Fe(II) pool. eLife.

Cerqueira SR, Lee YS, Bunge MB. (In press). A culture model to study neuron-Schwann cell-astrocyte interactions. In: Monje P.V., Kim H.A (eds) Schwann cells: methods and protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology.

Chari A, Hentall ID, Papadopoulos MC, Pereira EA. (2017). Surgical neurostimulation for spinal cord injury. Brain Sciences. 7(2).

Chen S, Levi AD. (2017). Restorative treatments for spinal cord injury. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America. 28(1):63-71.

Chong W, Ibrahim E, Aballa TC, Lynne CM, Brackett NL. (2017). Comparison of three methods of penile vibratory stimulation for semen retrieval in men with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 55(10):921-925.

Christiansen L, Lundbye-Jensen J, Perez MA, Nielsen JB. (2017). How plastic are human spinal cord motor circuitries? Experimental Brain Research. 235(11):3243-3249.

Cooper DJ, Zunino G, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP. (2017). Phenotypic screening with primary neurons to identify drug targets for regeneration and degeneration. Molecular and Cellular Neurosciences. 80:161-169.

Curt A, Levi AD, Schwab JM. (2017). Challenges to translation and the Hippocratic Oath by premature termination of spinal cord stem cell-based trials. JAMA Neurology. 74(6):635-636.

Darr AJ, Danzi MC, Brady L, Emig-Agius D, Hackett A, Golshani R, Warner N, Lee J, Lemmon VP, Tsoulfas P. (2017). Identification of genome-wide targets of Olig2 in the adult mouse spinal cord using ChIP-Seq. PLoS One. 12(10):e0186091.

Dietrich WD. (2017). Cooling thoughts over the holiday season. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management. 7(4):183.

Dietrich WD. (2017). Temperature management in the new year. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management. 7(1):1.

Dietrich WD. (2017). The fall brings new heights. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management. 7(3):117.

Dietrich WD. (2017). Therapeutic hypothermia and temperature management. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management. 7(2):65.

Dixon KJ, Turbic A, Turnley AM, Liebl DJ. (2017). Explant methodology for analyzing neuroblast migration. Bio-Protocol. 7(9).

Dreier JP, Fabricius M, Ayata C, Sakowitz OW, William Shuttleworth C, Dohmen C, Graf R, Vajkoczy P, Helbok R, Suzuki M, Schiefecker AJ, Major S, Winkler MK, Kang EJ, Milakara D, Oliveira-Ferreira AI, Reiffurth C, Revankar GS, Sugimoto K1, Dengler NF, Hecht N, Foreman B, Feyen B, Kondziella D, Friberg CK, Piilgaard H, Rosenthal ES, Westover MB, Maslarova A, Santos E, Hertle D, Sánchez-Porras R, Jewell SL, Balança B, Platz J, Hinzman JM, Lückl J, Schoknecht K, Schöll M, Drenckhahn C, Feuerstein D, Eriksen N, Horst V, Bretz JS, Jahnke P, Scheel M, Bohner G, Rostrup E, Pakkenberg B, Heinemann U, Claassen J, Carlson AP, Kowoll CM, Lublinsky S, Chassidim Y, Shelef I, Friedman A, Brinker G, Reiner M, Kirov SA, Andrew RD, Farkas E, Güresir E, Vatter H, Chung LS, Brennan KC, Lieutaud T, Marinesco S, Maas AI, Sahuquillo J, Dahlem MA, Richter F, Herreras O, Boutelle MG, Okonkwo DO, Bullock MR, Witte OW, Martus P, van den Maagdenberg AM, Ferrari MD, Dijkhuizen RM, Shutter LA, Andaluz N, Schulte AP, MacVicar B, Watanabe T, Woitzik J, Lauritzen M, Strong AJ, Hartings JA. (2017). Recording, analysis, and interpretation of spreading depolarizations in neurointensive care: Review and recommendations of the COSBID research group. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow Metabolism. 37(5):1595-1625.

Drewry DH, Wells CI, Andrews DM, Angell R, Al-Ali H, Axtman AD, Capuzzi SJ, Elkins JM, Ettmayer P, Frederiksen M, Gileadi O1, Gray N, Hooper A, Knapp S, Laufer S, Luecking U, Michaelides M, Müller S, Muratov E, Denny RA, Saikatendu KS, Treiber DK, Zuercher WJ, Willson TM. (2017). Progress towards a public chemogenomic set for protein kinases and a call for contributions. PLOS One. 12(8):e0181585.

Eichberg DG, Starke RM, Levi AD. (In press). Combined surgical and endovascular approach for treatment of aggressive vertebral haemangiomas. British Journal of Neurosurgery.

Ellman DG, Novrup HG, Jørgensen LH, Christiansen Lund M, Yli-Karjanmaa M, Madsen PM, Vienhues JH, Dursum S, Bethea JR, Lykke-Hartmann K, Brambilla R, Lambertsen KL. (In press). Neuronal ablation of IKK2 decreases lesion size and improves functional outcome after spinal cord injury in mice. JSM Neurosurgery and Spine.

Federico P, Perez MA. (2017). Altered corticospinal function during movement preparation in humans with spinal cord injury. Journal of Physiology. 595(1):233-245.

Federico P, Perez MA. (2017). Distinct corticocortical contributions to human precision and power grip. Cerebral Cortex. 27(11):5070-5082.

Felix ER, Cowan RE, Clark TS, Cardenas DD, Irwin RW. (In press). Increased reliability of quantitative ultrasound measures of the supraspinatus tendon using multiple image analysts and analysis runs. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Fischer D, Harvey AR, Pernet V, Lemmon VP, Park KK. (2017). Optic nerve regeneration in mammals: Regenerated or spared axons? Experimental Neurology. 296:83-88.

Gant K, Bohorquez J, Thomas CK. (In press). Long-term recording of electromyographic activity from multiple muscles to monitor physical activity of participants with or without a neurological disorder. Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical Engineering.

Gant KL, Nagle KG, Cowan RE, Field-Fote EC, Nash MS, Kressler J, Thomas CK, Castellanos M, Widerström-Noga E, Anderson KD. (In press). Body system effects of a multi-modal training program targeting chronic, motor complete thoracic spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma.

Gao H, Danzi MC, Choi CS, Taherian M, Dalby-Hansen C, Ellman DG, Madsen PM, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP, Lambertsen KL, Brambilla R. (2017). Opposing functions of microglial and macrophagic TNFR2 in the pathogenesis of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Cell Reports. 18(1):198-212.

Gersey ZC, Burks SS, Anderson KD, Dididze M, Khan A, Dietrich WD, Levi AD. (2017). First human experience with autologous Schwann cells to supplement sciatic nerve repair: report of 2 cases with long-term follow-up. Journal of Neurosurgery. 42(3):E2.

Ghobrial GM, Anderson KD, Dididze M, Martinez-Barrizonte J, Sunn GH, Gant KL, Levi AD. (2017). Human neural stem cell transplantation in chronic cervical spinal cord injury: functional outcomes at 12 months in a phase II clinical trial. Clinical Neurosurgery. 64:87-91.

Ghobrial GM, Crandall KM, Lau A, Williams SK, Levi AD. (2017). Minimally invasive direct pars repair with cannulated screws and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein: case series and review of the literature. Neurosurgery Focus. 43(2):E6.

Ghobrial GM, Eichberg DG, Kolcun JPG, Madhavan K, Lebwohl NH, Green BA, Gjolaj JP. (2017). Prophylactic vertebral cement augmentation at the uppermost instrumented vertebra and rostral adjacent vertebra for the prevention of proximal junctional kyphosis and failure following long-segment fusion for adult spinal deformity. The Spine Journal.  17(10):1499-1505.

Ghobrial GM, Lebwohl NH, Green BA, Gjolaj JP. (2017). Multilevel Schwab grade II osteotomies for sagittal plane correction in the management of adult spinal deformity. The Spine Journal. 1594-1600.

Ghobrial GM, Lebwohl NH, Green BA, Gjolaj JP. (In press). Changes in cervical alignment after multilevel Schwab grade II thoracolumbar osteotomies for adult spinal deformity. Spine.

Ghobrial GM, Wang MY, Green BA, Levene HB, Manzano G, Vanni S, Starke RM, Jimsheleishvili G, Crandall KM, Dididze M, Levi AD. (2017). Preoperative skin antisepsis with chlorhexidine gluconate versus povidone-iodine: a prospective analysis of 6959 consecutive spinal surgery patients. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 1-6.

Ghobrial GM, Wang MY. (2017). Editorial. The next generation of powered exoskeleton use in spinal cord injury. Neurosurgical Focus. 42(5):E16.

Grumbles RM, Thomas CK. (2017). Motoneuron death after human spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 34(3):581-590.

Haggerty AE, Marlow MM, Oudega M. (2017). Extracellular matrix components as therapeutics for spinal cord injury. Neuroscience Letters. 652:50-55.

Halford J, Shen S, Itamura K, Levine J, Chong AC, Czerwieniec G, Glenn TC, Hovda DA, Vespa P, Bullock R, Dietrich WD, Mondello S, Loo JA, Wanner IB. (2017). New astroglial injury-defined biomarkers for neurotrauma assessment. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 37(10):3278-3299.

Hong LTA, Kim YM, Park HH, Hwang DH, Cui Y, Lee EM, Yahn S, Lee JK, Song SC, Kim BG. (2017). An injectable hydrogel enhances tissue repair after spinal cord injury by promoting extracellular matrix remodeling. Nature Communications. 8(1):533.

Hotz G, Ransom D. (2017). Team and high risk sports: the Baseline Model: is it useful to measure and athlete’s abilities before the sport season? In: Sports Concussions: a complete guide to recovery and management: Isabelle Gagnon and Alain Ptito, CRC Press.

Hotz G, Lopez A, Shnayder M, Pomares B, Siegel J, Nedd K. (2017). Academic accommodations for a countywide concussion high school program. The Sport Journal. 19.

Hotz G, Steinmetz J, Koru-Sengul T, Crittenden R, Pomares B. (2017). Five-year concussion injury surveillance of a countywide high-school football program. OAJ Exercise and Sports Medicine. 1(2):007.

Hotz G, Crittenden R, Siegel J, Pomares B, Golden C, Nedd K. (In press). Video concussion education for high school football players. Concussion: Current Research.

Hummler JK, Dapaah-Siakwan F, Vaidya R, Zambrano R, Luo S, Chen S, Kerr N, Vaccari JP, Keane RW, Dietrich WD, Bancalari E, Young KC, Wu S. (2017). Inhibition of Rac1 signaling downregulates inflammasome activation and attenuates lung injury in neonatal rats exposed to hyperoxia. Neonatology. 111(3):280-288.

Ibrahim E, Aballa TC, Lynne CM, Brackett NL. (2017). Oral probenecid improves sperm motility in men with spinal cord injury. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. doi: 10.1080/10790268.

Jergova S, Gordon CE, Gajavelli S, Sagen J. (In press). Experimental gene therapy with serine-histogranin and endomorphin 1 for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience.

Jermakowicz WJ, Hentall ID, Jagid JR, Luca CC, Adcock J, Martinez-Arizala A, Widerström-Noga E. (2017). Deep brain stimulation improves the symptoms and sensory signs of persistent central neuropathic pain from spinal cord injury: a case report. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 11:177.

Jermakowicz WJ, Ivan ME, Cajigas I, Ribot R, Jusue-Torres I, Desai MB, Ruiz A, D’Haese PF, Kanner AM, Jagid JR. (2017). Visual deficit from laser interstitial thermal therapy for temporal lobe epilepsy: anatomical considerations. Operative Neurosurgery (Hagerstown). 13(5):627-633.

Jermakowicz WJ, Kanner AM, Sur S, Bermudez C, D’Haese PF, Kolcun JPG, Cajigas I, Li R, Millan C, Ribot R, Serrano EA, Velez N, Lowe MR, Rey GJ, Jagid JR. (2017). Laser thermal ablation for mesiotemporal epilepsy: analysis of ablation volumes and trajectories. Epilepsia. 58(5):801-810.

Jones LAT, Bryden A, Wheeler TL, Tansey KE, Anderson KD, Beattie MS, Blight A, Curt A, Field-Fote E, Guest JD, Hseih J, Jakeman LB, Kalsi-Ryan S, Krisa L, Lammertse DP, Leiby B, Marino R, Schwab JM, Scivoletto G, Tulsky DS, Wirth E, Zariffa J, Kleitman N, Mulcahey MJ, Steeves JD. (In press). Considerations and recommendations for selection and utilization of upper extremity clinical outcome assessments in human spinal cord injury trials. Spinal Cord.

Knott EP, Assi M, Rao SN, Ghosh M, Pearse DD. (2017). Phosphodiesterase inhibitors as a therapeutic approach to neuroprotection and repair. International Journal of Molecular Science. 18(4).

Kolcun JP, Madhavan K, Wang MY. (2017). Duty hour restrictions, revisited: second year of FIRST trial. World Neurosurgery. 106:973-974.

Kolcun JPG, Burks SS, Wang MY. (2017). Vagal nerve stimulation for inflammatory bowel disease. Neurosurgery. 81(5):N38-N40.

Kolcun JPG, Burks SS, Wang MY. (In press). Scenario planning: playing the expectations game in spine surgery. World Neurosurgery.

Kolcun JPG, Chang HK, Wang MY. (2017). Stem cell transplantation helps alleviate spinal cord injury sequelae in mice. Neurosurgery. 80(3):N12-N14.

Kolcun JPG, Chang KH, Wang MY. (2017). Food and drug administration issues warning of neurodevelopmental risks with general anesthesia. Neurosurgery. 81(1).

Kolcun JPG, Chieng LO, Madhavan K, Wang MY. (2017). Minimally-invasive versus conventional repair of spondylolysis in athletes: a review of outcomes and return to play. Asian Spine Journal. 11(5):832-842.

Kolcun JPG, Chieng LO, Madhavan K, Wang MY. (2017). The role of dynamic magnetic resonance imaging in cervical spondolytic myelopathy. Asian Spine Journal. 11(6):1008-1015.

Kolcun JPG, Gernsback JE, Richardson AM, Jagid JR. (2017). Flow, liver, flow: a retrospective analysis of the interplay of liver disease and coagulopathy in chronic subdural hematoma. World Neurosurgery. 102:246-252.

Kolcun JPG, Madhavan K, Wang M1. (2017). Citizens urge U.S. Food and Drug Administration to restrict high-potency opioids. World Neurosurgery. 108:959-960.

Lau AC, Wang MY. (2017). Editorial. The clinical and economic costs of treating cervical radiculopathy: the age-old question of the anterior versus posterior approach. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. 27(6):617-619.

Laussu J, Audouard C, Kischel A, Assis-Nascimento P, Escalas N, Liebl DJ, Soula C, Davy A. (2017). Eph/Ephrin signaling controls progenitor identities in the ventral spinal cord. Neural Development. 12(1):10.

Layer RT, Ulich TR, Coric D, Arnold PM, Guest JD, Heary RH, Hsieh PC, Jenkins AL, Kim KD, Lee KS, Masuoka LK, Neff KM, Ray WZ, Theodore N, Fehlings MG. (2017). New clinical-pathological classification of intraspinal injury following traumatic acute complete thoracic spinal cord injury: postdurotomy/myelotomy observations from the INSPIRE trial. Neurosurgery. 64(CN_suppl_1):105-109.

Lee Y-S, Funk LH, Lee JK, Bunge MB. (In press). Macrophage depletion and Schwann cell transplantation reduce cyst size after contusive spinal cord injury. Neural Regeneration Research.

Lee YS, Wu S, Arinzeh TL, Bunge MB. (2017). Enhanced noradrenergic axon regeneration into Schwann cell-filled PVDF-TrFE conduits after complete spinal cord transection. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 114(2):444-456.

Lee YS, Wu S, Arinzeh TL, Bunge MB. (2017). Transplantation of Schwann cells inside PVDF-TrFE conduits to bridge transected rat spinal cord stumps to promote axon regeneration across the gap. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (129). doi: 10.3791/56077.

Lei Y, Bao S, Perez MA, Wang J. (2017). Enhancing generalization of visuomotor adaptation by inducing use-dependent learning. Neuroscience. 366:184-195.

Lei Y, Perez MA. (2017). Cortical contributions to sensory gating in the ipsilateral somatosensory cortex during voluntary activity. Journal of Physiology. 595(18):6203-6217.

Lei Y, Perez MA. (In press). Phase-dependent deficits during reach-to-grasp after human spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurophysiology.

Lerch JK, Alexander JK, Madalena KM, Motti D, Quach T, Dhamija A, Zha A, Gensel JC, Webster Marketon J, Lemmon VP, Bixby JL, Popovich PG. Stress increases peripheral axon growth and regeneration through glucocorticoid receptor-dependent transcriptional programs. eNeuro. 4(4). pii: ENEURO.0246-17.2017.

Levi AD, Okonkwo DO, Park P, Jenkins AL 3rd, Kurpad SN, Parr AM, Ganju A, Aarabi B, Kim D, Casha S, Fehlings MG, Harrop JS, Anderson KD, Gage A, Hsieh J, Huhn S, Curt A, Guzman R. (In press). Emerging safety of intramedullary transplantation of human neural stem cells in chronic cervical and thoracic spinal cord injury. Neurosurgery.

Long J, Federico P, Perez MA. (2017). A novel cortical target to enhance hand motor output in humans with spinal cord injury. Brain. 140(6):1619-1632.

Loris ZB, Danzi M, Sick J, Dietrich WD, Bramlett HM, Sick T (2017).  Automated approach to detecting behavioral states using EEG-DABS. Heliyon. 10;3(7):e00344.

Loris ZB, Hynton JR, Pieper AA, Dietrich WD. (In press). Beneficial effects of delayed P7C3-A20 treatment after transient MCAO in rats. Translational Stroke Research.

Loris ZB, Pieper AA, Dietrich WD. (2017). Corrigendum to “The neuroprotective compound P7C3-A20 promotes neurogenesis and improves cognitive function after stroke” [Exp. Neurol. 290 (2017) 63-73]. Experimental Neurology. 298(Pt A):134.

Loris ZB, Pieper AA, Dietrich WD. (2017). The neuroprotective compound P7C3-A20 promotes neurogenesis and improves cognitive function after ischemic stroke. Experimental Neurology. 290:63-73.

Lynne CM, Brackett NL, Ibrahim E. (2017). Reproductive therapy for neurological disorders. AUA Update Series. 36(15):139-146.

Lynne CM, Brackett NL. (2017). A guide to sperm DNA fragmentation testing. Translational Andrology and Urology. 6(Suppl 4):S414-S415.

Macklin RA, Bae J, Orell M, Anderson KD, Ellaway PH, Perez MA. (2017). Time-dependent discrepancies between assessments of sensory function after incomplete cervical spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 34(9):1778-1786.

Madhavan K, Burks SS, Chieng LO, Veeravagu A, Wang MY. (2017). Endoscope-assisted abscess drainage secondary to endoscope-assisted transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: 1-year follow-up. World Neurosurgery. 107:511-514.

Madhavan K, Kolcun JPG, Chieng LO, Wang MY. (2017). Augmented-reality integrated robotics in neurosurgery: are we there yet? Neurosurgical Focus. 42(5):E3.

Madsen PM, Pinto M, Patel S, McCarthy S, Gao H, Taherian M, Karmally S, Pereira CV, Dvoriantchikova G, Ivanov D, Tanaka KF, Moraes CT, Brambilla R. (2017). Mitochondrial DNA double-strand breaks in oligodendrocytes cause demyelination, axonal injury and CNS inflammation. Journal of Neuroscience. 37:10185-10199.

Madsen PM, Sloley SS, Vitores AA, Carballosa-Gautam MM, Brambilla R, Hentall ID. (2017). Prolonged stimulation of a brainstem raphe region attenuates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Neuroscience. 346:395-402.

Maggio DM, Singh A, Iorgulescu JB, Bleicher DH, Ghosh M, Lopez MM, Tuesta LM, Flora G, Dietrich WD, Pearse DD. (2017). Identifying the long-term role of inducible nitric oxide synthase after contusive spinal cord injury using a transgenic mouse model. International Journal of Molecular Science. 18(2).

Magnuson DSK, Dietrich WD. (2017). Introduction to the special issue on locomotor rehabilitation after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma. 34(9):1711-1712.

Mahavan K, Chieng LO, Gaynor BG, Levi AD. (In press). Transdural approach to resect retro-odontoid cysts in the elderly. Journal of Neurosurgery Spine.

Maher JL, McMillan DW, Nash MS. (2017). Exercise and health-related risks of physical deconditioning after spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 23(3): 175-187.

Margolesky J, Schoen N, Jermakowicz W, Sur S, Cajigas I, Singer C, Jagid J, C Luca C. (2017). Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation for the treatment of secondary dystonia: a case series and review of literature. Brain Stimulation. 10(4):870-872.

Mayo M, DeForest BA, Castellanos M, Thomas CK. (2017). Characterization of involuntary contractions after spinal cord injury reveals associations between physiological and self-reported measures of spasticity. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 11:2.

Mehta ST, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP. (2017). Genetically modifying transcription factors to promote CNS axon regeneration. Neural Regeneration Research. 12(5):737-738.

Mohamed N, Wang MY, Le Huec JC, Liljenqvist U, Scully IL, Baber J, Begier E, Jansen KU, Gurtman A, Anderson AS. (2017). Vaccine development to prevent staphylococcus aureus surgical-site infections. The British Journal of Surgery. 104(2):e41-e54.

Monje PV. (In press). Scalable neuron-free assays for the differentiation and dedifferentiation of cultured Schwann cells. Chapter 14. In: Monje P.V., Kim H.A (eds) Schwann cells: methods and protocols.

Methods in Molecular Biology.

Monje P, Sant D, Wang G. (In press). Phenotypic and functional characteristics of human Schwann cells as revealed by cell-based assays and RNA-seq. Molecular Neurobiology.

Motti D, Lerch JK, Danzi MC, Gans JH, Kuo F, Slepak TI, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP. (2017). Identification of miRNAs involved in DRG neurite outgrowth and their putative targets. FEBS Letters. 591(14):2091-2105.

Mundis GM Jr, Turner JD, Deverin V, Uribe JS, Nunley P, Mummaneni P, Anand N, Park P, Okonkwo DO, Wang MY, Bess S, Kanter AS, Fessler R, Nguyen S, Akbarnia BA; International Spine Study Group. (2017). A critical analysis of sagittal plane deformity correction with minimally invasive adult spinal deformity surgery: a 2-Year follow-up study. Spine Deformity. 5(4):265-271.

Noga BR, Opris I. (2017). The hierarchical circuit for executive control of movement. (Chapter 5). In: Physics of the Mind and Brain Disorders: Integrated Neural Circuits Supporting the Emergence of Mind. (Springer Series in Cognitive and Neural Systems, New York, NY). Edited by Drs. Ioan Opris and Manuel F. Casanova. ISBN 978-3-319-29674-6_5.

Noga BR, Opris I. (2017). From symmetry to symmetry-breaking in locomotion. (Chapter 7). In: Physics of the Mind and Brain Disorders: Integrated Neural Circuits Supporting the Emergence of Mind. (Springer Series in Cognitive and Neural Systems, New York, NY). Edited by Drs. Ioan Opris and Manuel F. Casanova. ISBN 978-3-319-29674-6_7.

Noga BR, Sanchez FJ, Villamil L, O’Toole C, Kasicki S, Olszewski M, Cabaj AM, Majczynski H, Slawińska U, Jordan LM. (2017). LFP oscillations in the mesencephalic locomotor region during voluntary locomotion. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 11: 34.

Noga BR, Turkson RP, Xie S, Taberner A, Pinzon A, Hentall ID. (2017). Monoamine release in the cat lumbar spinal cord during fictive locomotion evoked by the mesencephalic locomotor region. Frontiers in Neural Circuits 11: 59.

Noller CM, Groah SL, Nash MS. (2017). Inflammatory stress on health and function after spinal cord injury. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 23(3): 207-217.

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