PUBLICATION UPDATES: New research articles from CEABR scientists





Scientists at the University of South Florida’s Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair and collaborators continue to advance our understanding of brain disease mechanisms and new therapeutic agents and strategies for treating these diseases.

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A list of our recently published articles is appended below with links to the full texts.

1. Brown, L.A., Scarola, J., Smith, A. J., Sanberg, P.R., Tan, J., Giunta, B. The role of tau protein in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders. Molecular Neurodegeneration 2014 Oct 10; 9(1):40. doi:10.1186/1750-1326-9-40. PMID: 25304757.

2. Smith, A. J., N. K. Duggirala, L. Wojtas, R. D. Shytle. and M. J. Zaworotko. Physical stability enhancement and pharmacokinetics of lithium ionic cocrystals with glucose. Crystal Growth & Design 2013 Oct 6; doi: 10.1021/cg501310d.

3. Acosta SA, Tajiri N, de la Pena I, Bastawrous M, Sanberg PR, Kaneko Y, Borlongan CV. Alpha-synuclein as a Pathological Link between Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury and Parkinson’s disease. J Cell Physiol. 2014 Sep 24. doi: 10.1002/jcp.24830. PMID: 25251017.

4. Tajiri N, Duncan K, Borlongan MC, Pabon M, Acosta S, de la Pena I, Hernadez-Ontiveros D, Lozano D, Aguirre D, Reyes S, Sanberg PR, Eve DJ, Borlongan CV, Kaneko Y. Adult stem cell transplantation: is gender a factor in stemness? Int J Mol Sci. 2014 Aug 28;15(9):15225-43. doi: 10.3390/ijms150915225. PMID: 25170809.

5. Li, S., Deng, J., Hou, H., Tian, J., Giunta, B., Wang, Y., Sawmiller, D., Smith, A. J., Sanberg, P. R., Obregon, D., Mori, T., Tan, J. Specific antibody biding to the APP672-699 region shifts APP processing from alpha to beta cleavage. Cell Death and Disease 2014 Aug 14. doi: 10.1038/cddis.2014.336.  PMID: 25118934.

6. Tajiri N, Acosta S, Portillo-Gonzales GS, Aguirre D, Reyes S, Lozano D, Pabon M, Dela Peña I, Ji X, Yasuhara T, Date I, Solomita MA, Antonucci I, Stuppia L, Kaneko Y, Borlongan CV. Therapeutic outcomes of transplantation of amniotic fluid-derived stem cells in experimental ischemic stroke. Front Cell Neurosci. 2014 Aug 13;8:227. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2014.00227.  PubMed PMID: 25165432.

7. Li S, Ma C, Shao G, Esmail F, Hua Y, Jia L, Qin J, Ren C, Luo Y, Ding Y, Borlongan CV, Ji X. Safety and Feasibility of Remote Limb Ischemic Preconditioning in Patients with Unilateral Middle Cerebral Artery Stenosis and Healthy Volunteers. Cell Transplant. 2014 Jul 30. PMID: 25198862.

Congratulations to all contributing authors!