• 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"

    READING LIST:

     

    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