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  • Professor of Surgery and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
    Director, Laboratories for Neuroscience Research in Neurosurgery F.M. Kirby
    Neurobiology Center, Children's Hospital
    Harvard University

    Lecture Title: "Rewiring the Injured CNS"



    Benowitz readings for RUNN course (in order of relevance to lecture)

    1. de Lima S, Koriyama Y, Kurimoto T, Oliveira JT, Yin Y, Li Y, et al. Full-length axon regeneration in the adult mouse optic nerve and partial recovery of simple visual behaviors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:9149-54. PubMed PMID: 22615390

    2. van den Brand R, Heutschi J, Barraud Q, DiGiovanna J, Bartholdi K, Huerlimann M, et al. Restoring voluntary control of locomotion after paralyzing spinal cord injury. Science. 2012;336:1182-5. PubMed PMID: 22654062

    3. Lu P, Wang Y, Graham L, McHale K, Gao M, Wu D, et al. Long-distance growth and connectivity of neural stem cells after severe spinal cord injury. Cell. 2012;150:1264-73. PubMed PMID: 22980985

    4. Overman JJ, Clarkson AN, Wanner IB, Overman WT, Eckstein I, Maguire JL, et al. A role for ephrin-A5 in axonal sprouting, recovery, and activity-dependent plasticity after stroke. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109:E2230-9. PubMed PMID: 22837401

    5. Zai L, Ferrari C, Dice C, Subbaiah S, Havton LA, Coppola G, et al. Inosine augments the effects of a Nogo receptor blocker and of environmental enrichment to restore skilled forelimb use after stroke. J Neurosci. 2011;31:5977-88. PubMed PMID: 21508223