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Chakraborty, S.; Tabrizi, Z.; Bhatt, N.N.; Franciosa, S.A.; Bracko, O. A Brief Overview of Neutrophils in Neurological Diseases. Biomolecules 2023, 13, 743.  (2023).Click here

Nancy E. Ruiz-Uribe, Oliver Bracko, Madisen Swallow, Argen Omurzakov, SabyasachiDash, Hiroki Uchida, David Xiang, Mohammad Haft-Javaherian, Kaja Falkenhain, Michael E. Lamont, Muhammad Ali, Brendah N. Njiru, Hsin-Yun Chang, Adrian Y Tan, Jenny Z Xiang, Costantino Iadecola, Laibaik Park, Teresa Sanchez, Nozomi Nishimura, Chris B. Schaffer.  Vascular oxidative stress causes neutrophil arrest in brain capillaries, leading to decreased cerebral blood flow and contributing to memory impairment in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. bioRxiv  (2023).Click here

Bracko O, Harraz OF. Editorial: Small and mighty: Brain capillaries in health and disease. Front Mol Neurosci. 2022 Dec 13;15:1108978. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2022.1108978. PMID: 36583082; PMCID: PMC9792964. Click here


Cruz Hernandez et al., 2019

Nature Neuroscience

Falkenhain et al., 2020


Baumgartner et al., 2018

Scientific Reports

Ali M, Bracko O. VEGF Paradoxically Reduces Cerebral Blood Flow in Alzheimer’s Disease Mice. Neurosci Insights. 2022 Jul 4;17:26331055221109254. doi: 10.1177/26331055221109254. PMID: 35873789; PMCID: PMC9298729.Click here

Ali M, Falkenhain K, Njiru BN, Murtaza-Ali M, Ruiz-Uribe NE, Haft-Javaherian M, Nishimura N Schaffer CB, and Bracko O. VEGF signalling causes stalls in brain capillaries and reduces cerebral blood flow in Alzheimer’s mice. Brain (2022).Click here

Silva NCBS, Bracko O, Nelson AR, de Oliveira FF, Robison LS, Shaaban CE, Hainsworth AH, Price BR. Vascular cognitive impairment and dementia: An early career researcher perspective. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2022 Apr 27;14(1):e12310. doi: 10.1002/dad2.12310. PMID: 35496373; PMCID: PMC9043906.Click here

Falkenhain K, Ruiz-Uribe NE, Haft-Javaherian M, Ali M, StallCatchers contributors, Michelucci PE, Schaffer CB, and Bracko O. Voluntary running does not increase capillary blood flow but promotes neurogenesis and short-term memory in the APP/PS1 mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. PLoS ONE 15(8): e0235691. Click here

Bracko O, Njiru BN, Swallow M, Ali M, Haft-Javaherian M, and Schaffer CB. Increasing cerebral blood flow improves cognition into late stages in Alzheimer’s disease mice. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, 40(7), 1441–1452 (2019). Click here

Cruz Hernandez JC*, Bracko O*, Kersbergen C, Muse V, Haft-Javaherian M, Berg M, Park L, Vinarcsik LK, Ivasyk I, Rivera DA, Kang Y, Cortes Canteli M, Peyrounette M, Doyeux V, Smith A, Zhou J, Otte G, Beverly JD, Davenport E, Davit Y, Lin C, Strickland S, Iadecola C, Lorthois S, Nishimura N and Schaffer CB. Neutrophil adhesion in brain capillaries contributes to cortical blood flow decreases and impaired memory function in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease. Nat Neurosci 22, 413–420 (2019). *Denotes equal contribution. Click here

Baumgartner P, El Amki M, Bracko O, Wegener S. Sensorimotor stroke alters hippocampo-thalamic network activity as a source of post-stroke cognitive impairment. Sci Rep 8, 15770 (2018). Click here

El Amki M, Baumgartner P, Bracko O, Luft AR and Wegener S. Motor Rehabilitation Therapy after Stroke Improves performance in a different motor task: first translational evidence. Transl. Stroke Res. 8, 347–350 (2017). Click here

Zhou X, Sun L, Bracko O, Choi JW, Jia Y, Nana AL, Brady OA, Cruz Hernandez JC, Nishimura N, Seeley W, Hu F. Lysosomal prosaposin trafficking impairment is a novel disease mechanism in frontotemporal lobar degeneration due to progranulin mutation. Nat Commun 8, 15277 (2017).

Bracko O, Pietro V, Lazzarino G, Amorini AM, Tavazzi B, Artmann J, Wong EC, Buxton RB, Weller M, Luft AR, Wegener S. 3- nitropropionic acid-induced ischemia tolerance in the rat brain is mediated by reduced metabolic activity and cerebral blood. 2014 Sep;34(9):1522-30.Click here

Kleine Borgmann FB, Bracko O, Jessberger S. Imaging neurite outgrowth of adult-born granule cells. Development 140: 2823-2827 (2013).      Click here

Bracko, O*, Singer, T*; Aigner, S, Knobloch M, Winner, B, Ray, J, Clemenson, GD, Suh, H, Couillard-Despres, S, Aigner, L, Gage, H. F, and Jessberger, S. Gene expression profiling of neural stem cells and their neuronal progeny reveals IGF2 as a regulator of adult hippocampal neurogenesis. Journal of Neuroscience, 32 (10) 3376-3387 (2012). *Denotes equal contribution. Click here

Koo SC*, Bracko O*, Park MS, Schwab R, Chun HJ, Park KM, Seo JS, Grbic V, Balasubramanian S, Schmid M, Godard F, Yun DJ, Lee SY, Cho MJ, Weigel D and Kim MC. Control of lateral organ development and flowering time by the Arabidopsis thaliana MADS-box Gene AGAMOUS-LIKE6. The Plant Journal, 62: 807-816 (2010). *Denotes equal contribution. Click here

Dieck T, Altrock WD, Kessels MM, Qualmann B, Regus H, Brauner D, Fejtová A, Bracko O, Gundelfinger ED, Brandstätter JH. Molecular dissection of the photoreceptor ribbon synapse: physical interaction of Bassoon and RIBEYE is essential for the assembly of the ribbon complex. Journal of Cell Biology, 168(5), 825-836 (2005). Click here