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Neuroscience

Section edited by Luis F. Alguacil

The Neuroscience section aims to encourage publications that help to reduce the gap between basic preclinical science and medical applications for the patients in the neuroscience field.

Featured articles

Betel quid dependence is associated with functional connectivity changes of the anterior cingulate cortex: a resting-state fMRI study
Tao Liu, et al


NGF eye-drops topical administration in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a pilot study
Benedetto Falsini, et al


Development of patient-derived xenograft models from a spontaneously immortal low-grade meningioma cell line, KCI-MENG1
Sharon K Michelhaugh, et al

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  1. In polyglutamine (polyQ) diseases, the identification of modifiers and the construction of prediction model for progression facilitate genetic counseling, clinical management and therapeutic interventions.

    Authors: Linliu Peng, Yun Peng, Zhao Chen, Chunrong Wang, Zhe Long, Huirong Peng, Yuting Shi, Lu Shen, Kun Xia, Vanessa B. Leotti, Laura Bannach Jardim, Beisha Tang, Rong Qiu and Hong Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2022 20:226
  2. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare neurovascular disorder with highly variable manifestations and clinical courses. Animal models properly matched to the clinical form of CVST are necessary for ...

    Authors: Shuwen Mu, Yinghong Lin, Yongjun Xu, Xianqing Wei, Zihuan Zeng, Kunzhe Lin, Linghua Zhu, Qinghong Liu, Xingfeng Qi, Liangfeng Wei, Shengxiang Liang and Shousen Wang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2022 20:174
  3. Stroke, an acute cerebrovascular event, is a leading cause of disability, placing a significant psycho-socioeconomic burden worldwide. The adaptation and reorganization process following any neuronal damage is...

    Authors: Helia Mojtabavi, Zoha Shaka, Sara Momtazmanesh, Atra Ajdari and Nima Rezaei
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2022 20:126
  4. Pathogenic gain of function variants in Valosin-containing protein (VCP) cause a unique disease characterized by inclusion body myopathy with early-onset Paget disease of bone and frontotemporal dementia (also kn...

    Authors: Cheng Cheng, Lan Weiss, Henri Leinonen, Alyaa Shmara, Hong Z. Yin, Timothy Ton, Annie Do, Jonathan Lee, Lac Ta, Eshanee Mohanty, Jesse Vargas, John Weiss, Krzysztof Palczewski and Virginia Kimonis
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2022 20:21
  5. Covid-19 became a global pandemic in 2019. Studies have shown that coronavirus can cause neurological symptoms, but clinical studies on its neurological symptoms are limited. In this meta-analysis, we aimed to...

    Authors: Yuanyuan He, Xiaojie Bai, Tiantian Zhu, Jialin Huang and Hong Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:363
  6. Progressive multiple sclerosis (PMS) is an uncommon and severe subtype of MS that worsens gradually and leads to irreversible disabilities in young adults. Currently, there are no applicable or reliable biomar...

    Authors: Fei Ye, Tianzhu Wang, Xiaoxin Wu, Jie Liang, Jiaoxing Li and Wenli Sheng
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:316
  7. Inappropriate matching of motor and sensory fibers after nerve repair or nerve grafting can lead to failure of nerve recovery. Identification of motor and sensory fibers is important for the development of new...

    Authors: Xijie Zhou, Jian Du, Liming Qing, Thomas Mee, Xiang Xu, Zhuoran Wang, Cynthia Xu and Xiaofeng Jia
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:207
  8. Human oligodendrocyte precursor cells (hOPCs) are an important source of myelinating cells for cell transplantation to treat demyelinating diseases. Myelin oligodendrocytes develop from migratory and prolifera...

    Authors: Haipeng Zhou, Ying He, Zhaoyan Wang, Qian Wang, Caiyan Hu, Xiaohua Wang, Siliang Lu, Ke Li, Yinxiang Yang and Zuo Luan
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:188
  9. During intrauterine development, the formation and function of synaptic vesicles (SVs) are thought to be fundamental conditions essential for normal development of the brain. Lacking advanced technology during...

    Authors: Yangwu Fang, Chan Wan, Youlu Wen, Ze Wu, Jing Pan, Mei Zhong and Nanbert Zhong
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:154
  10. Pharmacogenomics describes the link between gene variations (polymorphisms) and drug responses. In view of the implementation of precision medicine in personalized healthcare, pharmacogenetic tests have recent...

    Authors: E. Bothos, E. Ntoumou, K. Kelaidoni, D. Roukas, N. Drakoulis, M. Papasavva, F. A. Karakostis, P. Moulos and K. Karakostis
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:151
  11. The new wave of anti-migraine agents is nothing less than a milestone in our battle to manage this devastating disease. However, concerns have recently increased regarding the safety of these drugs. CGRP, whil...

    Authors: Mushref Bakri Assas
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:23

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:341

  12. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder characterized by extracellular plaques, intracellular neurofibrillary tangles and neuronal loss in the central nervous system (CNS). Pathogens a...

    Authors: Andrea Saul Costa, Simone Agostini, Franca Rosa Guerini, Roberta Mancuso, Mario Clerici and Janardan P. Pandey
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:325
  13. The intrathecal (IT) dosing route introduces drugs directly into the CSF to bypass the blood–brain barrier and gain direct access to the CNS. We evaluated the use of convective forces acting on the cerebrospin...

    Authors: Jenna M. Sullivan, Curt Mazur, Daniel A. Wolf, Laura Horky, Nicolas Currier, Bethany Fitzsimmons, Jacob Hesterman, Rachel Pauplis, Scott Haller, Berit Powers, Leighla Tayefeh, Bea DeBrosse-Serra, Jack Hoppin, Holly Kordasiewicz, Eric E. Swayze and Ajay Verma
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:309
  14. Ischemic stroke (IS) is the second leading cause of death worldwide which is a serious hazard to human health. Evidence suggests that the immune system plays a key role in the pathophysiology of IS. However, t...

    Authors: Zijian Li, Yueran Cui, Juan Feng and Yanxia Guo
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:296
  15. Brain aging is a major risk factor in the progression of cognitive diseases including Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia. We investigated a mouse model of brain aging up to 24 months old (mo).

    Authors: Erik N. Taylor, Nasi Huang, Jonathan Wisco, Yandan Wang, Kathleen G. Morgan and James A. Hamilton
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:277
  16. 17AAG has been extensively studied for its antitumor effects that protect cells from lethal stress by maintaining protein stability. The role of 17AAG in sevoflurane-induced neuronal injury has never been stud...

    Authors: Min Liu, Moyun Li, Yu Zhou, Qian Zhou and Yugang Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:166
  17. Machado–Joseph disease (MJD), also known as spinocerebellar ataxia type 3, is the most common of the dominantly inherited ataxias worldwide and is characterized by mutant ataxin-3 aggregation and neuronal dege...

    Authors: Magda M. Santana, Susana Paixão, Janete Cunha-Santos, Teresa Pereira Silva, Allyson Trevino-Garcia, Laetitia S. Gaspar, Clévio Nóbrega, Rui Jorge Nobre, Cláudia Cavadas, Hagar Greif and Luís Pereira de Almeida
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:161
  18. Peroxiredoxin activated in M-CSF stimulated monocytes (PAMM) is a novel protein produced by adipocytes with putative redox regulatory and anti-inflammatory properties. Because acute spinal cord injury (SCI) is...

    Authors: Leslie R. Morse, Nguyen Nguyen, Yan Xu, Prakash Jha and Ricardo A. Battaglino
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:135
  19. Inflammatory damage following stroke aggravates brain damage, resulting in long-term neurological sequelae. The purpose of this study was to identify ways to reduce inflammatory reactions and to accelerate neu...

    Authors: Benping Zhang, Qian Li, Shuwei Jia, Feng Li, Qingsong Li and Jiebing Li
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:110
  20. Myelin sheaths surrounding axons are critical for electrical signal transmission in the central nervous system (CNS). Diseases with myelin defects such as multiple sclerosis (MS) are devastating neurological c...

    Authors: Sujun Ding, Yun Gu, Yunyun Cai, Meijuan Cai, Tuo Yang, Shuangxi Bao, Weixing Shen, Xuejun Ni, Gang Chen and Lingyan Xing
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:109
  21. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that results in the death of dopaminergic neurons within the substantia nigra pars compacta and the reduction in dopaminergic control over striatal output ...

    Authors: Inma Castilla-Cortázar, Gabriel A. Aguirre, Giovana Femat-Roldán, Irene Martín-Estal and Luis Espinosa
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2020 18:70
  22. Gap junctions are involved in the development of cerebral vasospasm (CVS) after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). However, the specific roles and regulatory functions of related connexin isoforms remain unknown. ...

    Authors: Le Yang, Jian Yan, Jin-An Zhang, Xin-Hui Zhou, Chao Fang, Er-Ming Zeng, Bin Tang, Jian Duan, Guo-Hui Lu and Tao Hong
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:433
  23. Xenon (Xe) is a noble gas that has been used for the last several decades as an anesthetic during surgery. Its antagonistic effect on glutamate subtype of NMDA (N-methyl-d-aspartate) receptors resulted in evaluat...

    Authors: A. P. Dobrovolsky, V. R. Gedzun, V. I. Bogin, D. Ma, T. E. Ichim, Iu. A. Sukhanova, A. V. Malyshev and V. A. Dubynin
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:400
  24. Developmental processes in the placenta and the fetal brain are shaped by the similar biological signals. Evidence accumulates that adaptive responses of the placenta may influence central nervous system devel...

    Authors: Esmée M. Bijnens, Catherine Derom, Steven Weyers, Bram G. Janssen, Evert Thiery and Tim S. Nawrot
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:361
  25. Biallelic PTPRQ pathogenic variants have been previously reported as causative for autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss. In 2018 the first heterozygous PTPRQ variant has been implicated in the developme...

    Authors: Dominika Oziębło, Anna Sarosiak, Marcin L. Leja, Birgit S. Budde, Grażyna Tacikowska, Nataliya Di Donato, Hanno J. Bolz, Peter Nürnberg, Henryk Skarżyński and Monika Ołdak
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:351
  26. It has been established that children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are affected by oxidative stress, the origin of which is still under investigation. In the present work, we evaluated inflammatory and...

    Authors: P. M. Abruzzo, A. Matté, A. Bolotta, E. Federti, A. Ghezzo, T. Guarnieri, M. Marini, A. Posar, A. Siciliano, L. De Franceschi and P. Visconti
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:332
  27. Hearing loss (HL) is the most common disability of human senses characterized by a great allelic heterogeneity. GJB2 and TMPRSS3 are two well-known HL genes typically underlying its monogenic form. Recently, TMPR...

    Authors: Monika Ołdak, Urszula Lechowicz, Agnieszka Pollak, Dominika Oziębło and Henryk Skarżyński
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:269
  28. The adipose afferent reflex (AAR), a sympatho-excitatory reflex, can promote the elevation of sympathetic nerve activity (SNA) and blood pressure (BP). Inflammation in the paraventricular nucleus (PVN) involve...

    Authors: Lei Ding, Ying Kang, Hang-Bing Dai, Fang-Zheng Wang, Hong Zhou, Qing Gao, Xiao-Qing Xiong, Feng Zhang, Tian-Run Song, Yan Yuan, Ming Liu, Guo-Qing Zhu and Ye-Bo Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:256
  29. Acute ischemic stroke (AIS) due to large vessel occlusion (LVO) is a devastating cerebrovascular disorder, which could benefit from collateral circulation. Proteins associated with acute LVO pathogenesis and e...

    Authors: Chuan Qin, Xin-Ling Zhao, Xiao-Tong Ma, Luo-Qi Zhou, Long-jun Wu, Ke Shang, Wei Wang and Dai-Shi Tian
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:214
  30. Flow diverter devices are increasingly used for endovascular treatment of internal carotid artery aneurysms. Treatment of ophthalmic segment aneurysms with flow diverter devices also includes coverage of the o...

    Authors: Xinzhi Wu, Zhongbin Tian, Jian Liu, Wenqiang Li, Junfan Chen, Yangyang Zhou, Xinjian Yang and Shiqing Mu
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:160
  31. Changes in brain metabolism has been investigated thoroughly during unilateral cervical chronic vagal stimulation in epileptic or depressive patients. Bilateral stimulation of the abdominal vagus (aVNS) has recei...

    Authors: Charles-Henri Malbert, Mickael Genissel, Jean-Louis Divoux and Christine Henry
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:78
  32. There are no guidelines concerning the best approach to improving sleep, but it has been shown that it can benefit the affected children and their entire families. The aim of this review is to analyse the effi...

    Authors: Susanna Esposito, Daniela Laino, Renato D’Alonzo, Annalisa Mencarelli, Lorenza Di Genova, Antonella Fattorusso, Alberto Argentiero and Elisabetta Mencaroni
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2019 17:77
  33. Glioblastoma multiform (GBM) is a devastating brain tumor with maximum surgical resection, radiotherapy plus concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide (TMZ) as the standard treatment. Diverse clinicopathological a...

    Authors: Wei-Zhen Gao, Lie-Mei Guo, Tian-Qi Xu, Yu-Hua Yin and Feng Jia
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:368
  34. Neurogenic bowel dysfunction (NBD) is a major physical and psychological problem in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), and gut dysbiosis is commonly occurs in SCI. Here, we document neurogenic bowel manag...

    Authors: Chao Zhang, Wenhao Zhang, Jie Zhang, Yingli Jing, Mingliang Yang, Liangjie Du, Feng Gao, Huiming Gong, Liang Chen, Jun Li, Hongwei Liu, Chuan Qin, Yanmei Jia, Jiali Qiao, Bo Wei, Yan Yu…
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:353
  35. Acute ischemic stroke is a leading cause of mortality and long-term disability, and profiles of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) reflect the degree of endothelial impairment. This study tested the hypothesi...

    Authors: Chen-Yu Chen, Re-Wen Wu, Nai-Wen Tsai, Mel S. Lee, Wei-Che Lin, Mei-Chi Hsu, Chih-Cheng Huang, Yun-Ru Lai, Chia-Te Kung, Hung-Chen Wang, Yu-Jih Su, Chih-Min Su, Sheng-Yuan Hsiao, Ben-Chung Cheng, Yi-Fang Chiang and Cheng-Hsien Lu
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:255
  36. Fatigue is a common problem among individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD). It may occur before the overt symptoms of bradykinesia, rigidity and tremor. Little is understood about how to measure fatigue in PD...

    Authors: Raymond Chong, Lauren Albor, Chandramohan Wakade and John Morgan
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:192
  37. For nearly four decades, the N400 has been an important brainwave marker of semantic processing. It can be recorded non-invasively from the scalp using electrical and/or magnetic sensors, but largely within th...

    Authors: Sujoy Ghosh Hajra, Careesa C. Liu, Xiaowei Song, Shaun D. Fickling, Teresa P. L. Cheung and Ryan C. N. D’Arcy
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:151
  38. Mental illness contributes substantially to global disease burden, particularly when illness onset occurs during youth and help-seeking is delayed and/or limited. Yet, few mental health promotion interventions...

    Authors: Joanna Yang, Roberto Lopez Cervera, Susannah J. Tye, Stephen C. Ekker and Chris Pierret
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:84
  39. Magnetic stimulation of the facial nerve has been tested in preclinical studies as a new, non-invasive emergency treatment of ischemic stroke that acts by increasing cerebral blood flow (CBF). The objective of...

    Authors: Olivia Sanchez, Andrea García, Fernando Castro-Prado, Miriam Perez, Rafael Lara-Estrada, Martin Ramirez-Meza, Montserrat Godinez, Michael L. Coco, Joaquín Azpiroz, Mark K. Borsody and Emilio Sacristán
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2018 16:27
  40. Hearing loss and ovarian dysfunction are key features of Perrault syndrome (PRLTS) but the clinical and pathophysiological features of hearing impairment in PRLTS individuals have not been addressed. Mutations...

    Authors: Monika Ołdak, Dominika Oziębło, Agnieszka Pollak, Iwona Stępniak, Michal Lazniewski, Urszula Lechowicz, Krzysztof Kochanek, Mariusz Furmanek, Grażyna Tacikowska, Dariusz Plewczynski, Tomasz Wolak, Rafał Płoski and Henryk Skarżyński
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2017 15:25
  41. Studies have indicated that bone marrow stromal cell (BMSC) administration is a promising approach for stroke treatment. For our study, we chose sodium ferulate (SF) and n-butylidenephthalide (BP) combined with B...

    Authors: Qian Zhang, Yonghua Zhao, Youhua Xu, Zhenwei Chen, Naiwei Liu, Chienchih Ke, Bowen Liu and Weikang Wu
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:223
  42. Systemic inflammation, neurocognitive impairments, and morphologic brain changes are associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Understanding their longitudinal evolution and interactions after surgical tr...

    Authors: Wei-Che Lin, Chih-Cheng Huang, Hsiu-Ling Chen, Kun-Hsien Chou, Pei-Chin Chen, Nai-Wen Tsai, Meng-Hsiang Chen, Michael Friedman, Hsin-Ching Lin and Cheng-Hsien Lu
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:139
  43. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has become the most common non-pharmacological treatment for intractable drug-resistant epilepsy. However, the contribution of VNS to neurological rehabilitation following stroke ...

    Authors: Ai-fen Liu, Feng-bo Zhao, Jing Wang, Yi-Fan Lu, Jian Tian, Yin Zhao, Yan Gao, Xia-jun Hu, Xiao-yan Liu, Jie Tan, Yun-li Tian and Jing Shi
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:101
  44. It is generally acknowledged that drug dependence is connected with abnormal functional organization in the individual’s brain. The present study aimed to identify the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) abnormali...

    Authors: Tao Liu, Jianjun Li, Zhongyan Zhao, Yuan Zhong, Zhiqiang Zhang, Qiang Xu, Guoshuai Yang, Guangming Lu, Suyue Pan and Feng Chen
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:33
  45. Autosomal recessive non-syndromic hearing loss (ARNSHL) is highly heterogeneous, and mutations in the gene encoding transmembrane channel-like 1 (TMC1) have been implicated in its development. To date, 35 homo...

    Authors: Jiongjiong Hu, Fei Liu, Wenjun Xia, Lili Hao, Jun Lan, Zhenghua Zhu, Jing Ye, Duan Ma and Zhaoxin Ma
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:29
  46. Preclinical trials have shown beneficial effects of nerve growth factor (NGF) administration on visual function in animal models of retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The aim of this pilot study was to explore the po...

    Authors: Benedetto Falsini, Giancarlo Iarossi, Antonio Chiaretti, Antonio Ruggiero, Luigi Manni, Lucia Galli-Resta, Giovanni Corbo and Edoardo Abed
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:8

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 14:43

  47. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is well documented to be associated with elevated systemic oxidative stress and perceptual impairments. Furthermore, the striatum and extrastriatal cortical areas, which are involved i...

    Authors: Wei-Che Lin, Kun-Hsien Chou, Pei-Lin Lee, Yung-Cheng Huang, Nai-Wen Tsai, Hsiu-Ling Chen, Kuei-Yueh Cheng, Hung-Chen Wang, Tsu-Kung Lin, Shau-Hsuan Li, Meng-Hsiang Chen, Cheng-Hsien Lu and Ching-Po Lin
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2015 13:386

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