2017

NGF-dependent axon growth and regeneration are altered in sympathetic neurons of dystrophic mdx mice.
Mol Cell Neurosci. 2017 Feb 2;80:1-17 [Epub ahead of print]

The release and trans-synaptic transmission of Tau via exosomes
Mol Neurodegener. 2017; 12: 5. Published online 2017 Jan 13.

MiR-29c/PRKCI Regulates Axonal Growth of Dorsal Root Ganglia Neurons Under Hyperglycemia.
Mol Neurobiol. 2017 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Co-culture Synaptogenic Assay: A New Look at Fluorescence Reporters and Technological Devices.
Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1538:13-27

2016

Compartmentalized Microfluidic Platforms: The Unrivaled Breakthrough of In Vitro Tools for Neurobiological Research.
J Neurosci. 2016 Nov 16;36(46):11573-11584.

Interneuronal Transfer and Distal Action of Tetanus Toxin and Botulinum Neurotoxins A and D in Central Neurons.
Cell Rep. 2016 Aug 16;16(7):1974-87. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.06.104. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Probing extracellular Sonic hedgehog in neurons.
Biol Open. 2016 Aug 15;5(8):1086-92. doi: 10.1242/bio.019422.

miR-145 Regulates Diabetes-Bone Marrow Stromal Cell-Induced Neurorestorative Effects in Diabetes Stroke Rats.
Stem Cells Transl Med. 2016 Jul 26. pii: sctm.2015-0349. [Epub ahead of print]

Semaphorin 3C Released from a Biocompatible Hydrogel Guides and Promotes Axonal Growth of Rodent and Human Dopaminergic Neurons.
Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 Jun;22(11-12):850-61. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2016.0008.

A New Defective Helper RNA to Produce Recombinant Sindbis Virus that Infects Neurons but does not Propagate
Front Neuroanat. 2016; 10: 56. Published online 2016 May 24. doi: 10.3389/fnana.2016.00056

Monitoring mRNA Translation in Neuronal Processes Using Fluorescent Non-Canonical Amino Acid Tagging.
J Histochem Cytochem. 2016 May;64(5):323-33. doi: 10.1369/0022155416641604. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

MicroRNA 146a locally mediates distal axonal growth of dorsal root ganglia neurons under high glucose and sildenafil conditions.
Neuroscience. 2016 Aug 4;329:43-53. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.05.005. Epub 2016 May 7.

Retrograde fibroblast growth factor 22 (FGF22) signaling regulates insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF2) expression for activity-dependent synapse stabilization in the mammalian brain.
Elife. 2016 Apr 15;5. pii: e12151. doi: 10.7554/eLife.12151.

Exosomes Derived from Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Promote Axonal Growth of Cortical Neurons.
Mol Neurobiol. 2016 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]

The RNA-binding protein SFPQ orchestrates an RNA regulon to promote axon viability.
Nat Neurosci. 2016 May;19(5):690-6. doi: 10.1038/nn.4280. Epub 2016 Mar 28.

Functional Impact of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Exposure on Tau Phosphorylation and Axon Transport.
PLoS One. 2016 Jan 20;11(1):e0147250. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147250. eCollection 2016.

Compartmentalized Platforms for Neuro-Pharmacological Research.
Curr Neuropharmacol. 2016;14(1):72-86.

D-4F Decreases White Matter Damage After Stroke in Mice
Stroke. 2016 Jan;47(1):214-20. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011046. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

2015

Dual Role of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 pUS9 in Virus Anterograde Axonal Transport and Final Assembly in Growth Cones in Distal Axons.
J Virol. 2015 Dec 23;90(5):2653-63. doi: 10.1128/JVI.03023-15.

The Basic Domain of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 pUS9 Recruits Kinesin-1 To Facilitate Egress from Neurons.
J Virol. 2015 Dec 9;90(4):2102-11. doi: 10.1128/JVI.03041-15.

Synaptic Contacts Enhance Cell-to-Cell Tau Pathology Propagation.  Cell Rep. 2015 May 26;11(8):1176-83

Morphometric assessment of toxicant induced neuronal degeneration in full and restricted contact co-cultures of embryonic cortical rat neurons and astrocytes: using m-Dinitrobezene as a model neurotoxicant. Toxicol In Vitro. 2015 Apr;29(3):564-74.

Control of autophagosome axonal retrograde flux by presynaptic activity unveiled using botulinum neurotoxin type a J Neurosci. 2015 Apr 15;35(15):6179-94

Activation of 5-HT7 receptor stimulates neurite elongation through mTOR, Cdc42 and actin filaments dynamics. Front Behav Neurosci. 2015 Mar 11;9:62.

Recording large extracellular spikes in microchannels along many axonal sites from individual neurons. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 3;10(3):e0118514.

Increased migration of olfactory ensheathing cells secreting the Nogo receptor ectodomain over inhibitory substrates and lesioned spinal cord. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2015 Feb 24.

A ?-secretase inhibitor, but not a ?-secretase modulator, induced defects in BDNF axonal trafficking and signaling: evidence for a role for APP. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 24;10(2):e0118379.

2014

Herpes simplex virus gE/gI extracellular domains promote axonal transport and spread from neurons to epithelial cells. J Virol. 2014 Oct;88(19):11178-86.

PTEN inhibition enhances neurite outgrowth in human embryonic stem cell-derived neuronal progenitor cells. J Comp Neurol. 2014 Aug 15;522(12):2741-55.

A-synuclein immunotherapy blocks uptake and templated propagation of misfolded a-synuclein and neurodegeneration. Cell Rep. 2014 Jun 26;7(6):2054-65.

Regulation of axon growth by the JIP1-AKT axis. Dajas-Bailador F, Bantounas I, Jones EV, Whitmarsh AJ.  J Cell Sci. 2014 Jan 1;127(Pt 1):230-9.

2013

Probing functional properties of nociceptive axons using a microfluidic culture system.  PLoS One. 2013 Nov 20;8(11)

Microfluidic primary culture model of the lower motor neuron-neuromuscular junction circuit. J Neurosci Methods. 2013 Sep 15;218(2):164-9.

Dendritic GluN2A synthesis mediates activity-induced NMDA receptor insertion. J Neurosci. 2013 May 15;33(20):8898-908.

ProNGF promotes neurite growth from a subset of NGF-dependent neurons by a p75NTR-dependent mechanism. Development. 2013 May;140(10):2108-17.

The MicroRNA-17-92 cluster enhances axonal outgrowth in embryonic cortical neurons. J Neurosci. 2013 Apr 17;33(16):6885-94.

Axonal translation of β-catenin regulates synaptic vesicle dynamics. J Neurosci. 2013 Mar 27;33(13):5584-9.

Target-derived neurotrophins coordinate transcription and transport of bclw to prevent axonal degeneration. J Neurosci. 2013 Mar 20;33(12):5195-207.

Herpes simplex virus membrane proteins gE/gI and US9 act cooperatively to promote transport of capsids and glycoproteins from neuron cell bodies into initial axon segments. J Virol. 2013 Jan;87(1):403-14

Small misfolded Tau species are internalized via bulk endocytosis and anterogradely and retrogradely transported in neurons. J Biol Chem. 2013 Jan 18;288(3):1856-70.

2012

Neuron-to-neuron transmission of α-synuclein fibrils through axonal transport. Ann Neurol. 2012 Oct;72(4):517-24.

Axonal outgrowth and dendritic plasticity in the cortical peri-infarct area after experimental stroke. Stroke. 2012 Aug;43(8):2221-8.

A herpes simplex virus 1 (McKrae) mutant lacking the glycoprotein K gene is unable to infect via neuronal axons and egress from neuronal cell bodies. MBio. 2012 Jul 24;3(4):e00144-12.

Control of viral latency in neurons by axonal mTOR signaling and the 4E-BP translation repressor. Genes Dev. 2012 Jul 15;26(14):1527-32.

Assembly and maintenance of nodes of ranvier rely on distinct sources of proteins and targeting mechanisms. Neuron. 2012 Jan 12;73(1):92-107.

Chronic excitotoxin-induced axon degeneration in a compartmented neuronal culture model. ASN Neuro. 2012 Feb 23;4(1).

Chemical genetic-mediated spatial regulation of protein expression in neurons reveals an axonal function for wld(s). Chem Biol. 2012 Feb 24;19(2):179-87.

Microfluidics Platforms for Investigating Injury and Regeneration of CNS Axons. Ann Biomed Eng. 2012 Jun;40(6):1268-76.

2011

Microfluidic and Compartmentalized platforms for neurobiological research. Crit Rev Biomed Eng. 2011;39(3):185-200.

Neurotrophin-mediated dendrite-to-nucleus signaling revealed by microfluidic compartmentalization of dendrites. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jul 5;108(27):11246-51.

Lanosterol induces mitochondrial uncoupling and protects dopaminergic neurons from cell death in a model for Parkinson’s disease. Cell Death Differ. 2012 Mar;19(3):416-27.

The bovine herpesvirus type 1 envelope protein Us9 acidic domain is crucial for anterograde axonal transport. Vet Microbiol. 2011 Sep 28;152(3-4):270-9.

IL-1β inhibits axonal growth of developing sympathetic neurons. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2011 Oct;48(2):142-50.

Micro-scale and microfluidic devices for neurobiology. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2010 Oct;20(5):640-7.

Examination of axonal injury and regeneration in micropatterned neuronal culture using pulsed laser microbeam dissection. Lab Chip. 2010 Aug 21;10(16):2083-92.

Anterograde transport of herpes simplex virus capsids in neurons by both Separate and Married mechanisms. J Virol. 2011 Jun;85(12):5919-28.

Transcriptome analysis of embryonic and adult sensory axons reveals changes in mRNA repertoire localization. RNA. 2011 Jan;17(1):85-98.

Regulation of trafficking of activated TrkA is critical for NGF-mediated functions. Traffic. 2011 Apr;12(4):521-34.

2010

Microfluidic local perfusion chambers for the visualization and manipulation of synapses. Neuron. 2010 Apr 15;66(1):57-68.

2009

Shear stress effect on transfection of neurons cultured in microfluidic devices. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2009 Dec;9(12):7330-5.

Novel microfluidic platform for culturing neurons: culturing and biochemical analysis of neuronal components. Biotechnol J. 2009 Nov;4(11):1573-7.

Axonal elongation triggered by stimulus-induced local translation of a polarity complex protein. Nat Cell Biol. 2009 Aug;11(8):1024-30.

beta-Amyloid impairs axonal BDNF retrograde trafficking. Neurobiol Aging. 2011 May;32(5):821-33.

Axonal mRNA in uninjured and regenerating cortical mammalian axons. J Neurosci. 2009 Apr 15;29(15):4697-707.

Presynaptic regulation of astroglial excitatory neurotransmitter transporter GLT1. Neuron. 2009 Mar 26;61(6):880-94.

2008

A microfluidic chamber for analysis of neuron-to-cell spread and axonal transport of an alpha-herpesvirus. PLoS One. 2008 Jun 18;3(6):e2382.

2006

Microfluidic chambers for cell migration and neuroscience research. Methods Mol Biol. 2006;321:167-77.

Microfluidic culture platform for neuroscience research. Nat Protoc. 2006;1(4):2128-36.

2005

A microfluidic culture platform for CNS axonal injury, regeneration and transport. Nat Methods. 2005 Aug;2(8):599-605.