The Koliatsos Laboratory

Recent Publications

  1. Cernak I, Merkle AC, Koliatsos VE, Bilik J, Luong Q, Mahota T, Xu L, Slack N, Windle D and Ahmed FA: The pathobiology of blast injuries and blast-induced neurotrauma as identified using a new experimental model of injury in mice. Neurobiol Dis. 41(2):538-51, 2011.
  2. Koliatsos VE, Cernak I, Xu L, Song Y, Savonenko A, Crain B, Eberhart CG, Frangakis CE, Melnikova T, Kim H, Lee D: A mouse model of blast injury to brain: initial pathological, neuropathological and behavioral characterization. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 70(5):399-416, 2011.
  3. Mahairaki V, Ryu J., Peters A, Park TS, Burridge PW, Zambidis ET and Koliatsos VE: Transgene-free familial Alzheimer's disease-derived iPSCs differentiate into mature neurons with pathogenic properties. Stem Cells Dev. 23(24):2996-3010, 2014.
  4. Ryu J, Horkayne I, Plenticova O, Xu, L, Eberhart CG, Troncoso JC and Koliatsos VE: The problem of axonal injury in the brains of veterans with histories of blast exposure. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2(1) 153; Nov 25, 2014.
  5. Xu L, Nguyen J, Lehar M, Menon A, Rha E, Arena J, Ryu J, Marmarou C, Marsh-Armstrong N and Koliatsos VE: A mouse model of repeat mild traumatic brain injury: selective multifocal axonopathy, neuroinflammation, and neurodegeneration in the visual system. Exp Neurol. pii: S0014-4886(14)00364-1. 2014.
  6. Rodriguez O, Schaefer M, Wester B, Leeb Y-C, Boggs N, Conner H, Frick S, Cernak I, Merkle A, Albanese C and Koliatsos VE: Manganese -Enhanced MRI as a diagnostic and dispositional tool after mild-moderate blast TBI. J. Neurotrauma, doi:10.1089/neu.2015.4002.
  7. Xu L, Ryu J, Nguyen J, Arena J, Rha E, Vranis P, Hitt D, Marmarou C, Marsh-Armstrong N and Koliatsos VE: Evidence for accelerated tauopathy in the retina of transgenic P301S tau mice exposed to repetitive mild traumatic brain injury. Exp. Neurol. 273:168-176, 2015.
  8. Xu L, Schaefer ML, Linville RM, Aggarwal A, Mbuguiro W, Wester BA and Koliatsos VE: Neuroinflammation in primary blast neurotrauma: time course and prevention by torso shielding. Exp. Neurol. 277:268-74, 2016.
  9. Xu L, Ryu J, Hiel H, Menon A, Aggarwal A, Rha E, Mahairaki V, Cummings BJ, Koliatsos VE: Transplantation of human oligodendrocyte progenitor cells in an animal model of diffuse traumatic axonal injury: survival and differentiation. Stem Cell Res. Ther. 6(1):93, 2015.