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Axonal Regeneration

Impact

NEWS: 
Press Release
National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

White Plains, NY -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester) today announced $3,125,875 in federal funding over the next five years for Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) in White Plains.

Dr. Jian Zhong & BMRI Colleagues Awarded funding to visualize reformation of spinal circuits as they are happening.
GRANT: 
Federal
July 15, 2017 to June 30, 2022
Grant Number: 
R01 NS099568-01A1
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Investigators: 
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
EVENT: 
Weekly Seminar
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
Billings Building – Rosedale
Oswald Steward, Ph.D.
Guest Speaker
EVENT: 
Weekly Seminar
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 12:30pm
Billings Building – Rosedale
Alyson Fournier, Ph.D.
PUBLICATION: 
Review
Hill CE.
Neurosci Lett. 2016 Nov 5. pii: S0304-3940(16)30841-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2016.11.002. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract on PubMed
RESEARCH PROJECT: 
In Progress

Understanding the basic biology behind dystrophic axonal endings (retraction bulbs) that form when injured axons encounter the chronic lesion margin.

RESEARCH PROJECT: 
In Progress

Testing therapeutic interventions in rodent models of SCI for their ability to enhance axonal regeneration and behavioral recovery.

PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Brochier C, Jones JI, Willis DE, Langley B.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 8;112(49):15220-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509754112.
Full-Text on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Review
Ma TC, Willis DE.
Front Mol Neurosci. 2015 Aug 7;8:43. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2015.00043. Review.
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Carmel JB, Young W, Hart RP.
Front Mol Neurosci. 2015 Jul 17;8:34. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2015.00034.
Abstract on PubMed