Publications

 

Walsh DA, Merson TD, Landman KA, Hughes BD. (2016) Evidence for Cooperative Selection of Axons for Myelination by Adjacent Oligodendrocytes in the Optic Nerve. PLoS ONE 11 (11): e0165673. 

Walsh DA, Röth PT, Holmes WR, Landman KA, Merson TD, Hughes BD. (2016) Is cell migration or proliferation dominant in the formation of linear arrays of oligodendrocytes? J Theor Biol 406:17-30.

Huang L, Merson TD, Bourne JA. (2016) In vivo whole brain, cellular and molecular imaging in nonhuman primate models of neuropathology. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 66:104-118.

Mitew S, Xing YL, Merson TD. (2016) Axonal activity-dependent myelination in development: insights for myelin repair. J Chem Neuroanat pii: S0891-0618(16)30029-1. 

Xing YL, Röth PT, Stratton JA, Chuang BHA, Danne J, Ellis SL, Ng SW, Kilpatrick TJ, Merson TD. (2014) Adult neural precursor cells from the subventricular zone contribute significantly to oligodendrocyte regeneration and remyelination. J Neurosci 34:14128–46.

Merson TD, Bourne JA. (2014) Endogenous neurogenesis following ischemic brain injury: insights for therapeutic strategies. Int J Biochem Cell Biol pii: S1357-2725(14)00254-4.

Merson TD, Castelletto S, Aharonovich I, Turbic A, Kilpatrick TJ, Turnley AM (2013) Nanodiamonds with silicon vacancy defects for nontoxic photostable fluorescent labeling of neural precursor cells. Opt Lett 38:4170-3.

Oluich LJ, Stratton JAS, Xing YL, Ng SW, Cate HS, Sah P, Windels F, Kilpatrick TJ, Merson TD (2012) Targeted ablation of oligodendrocytes induces axonal pathology independent of overt demyelination.  J Neurosci 32:8317– 30.

Martin KR, Corlett A, Dubach D, Mustafa T, Coleman HA, Parkington HC, Merson TD, Bourne JA, Porta S, Arbonés ML, David I. Finkelstein DI, Pritchard MA (2012) Over-expression of RCAN1 causes Down syndrome-like hippocampal deficits that alter learning and memory. Hum Mol Genet 21:3025-41.

Homman-Ludiye J, Merson TD*, Bourne JA* (2012) The Early Postnatal Nonhuman Primate Neocortex Contains Self-Renewing Multipotent Neural Progenitor Cells. PLoS ONE 7: e34383.        * co-senior authors

Hewitt CA, Ling KH, Merson TD, Simpson KM, Ritchie ME, King SL, Pritchard MA, Smyth GK, Thomas T, Scott HS, Voss AK (2010) Gene Network Disruptions and Neurogenesis Defects in the Adult Ts1Cje Mouse Model of Down Syndrome. PLoS ONE 5:e11561.

Merson TD, Binder MD, Kilpatrick TJ (2010) Role of cytokines as mediators and regulators of microglial activity in inflammatory demyelination of the CNS. Neuromolecular Med 12:99-132.

Cate HS, Sabo JK, Merlo D, Kemper D, Aumann TD, Robinson J, Merson TD, Emery B, Perreau VM, Kilpatrick TJ (2010) Modulation of bone morphogenic protein signalling alters numbers of astrocytes and oligodendroglia in the subventricular zone during cuprizone-induced demyelination. J Neurochem 115:11–22.

Young KM, Merson TD, Sotthibundhu A, Coulson EJ, Bartlett PF (2007) p75 neurotrophin receptor expression defines a population of BDNF-responsive neurogenic precursor cells.  J Neurosci 27:5146-55.

Merson TD, Dixon MP, Collin C, Rietze RL, Bartlett PF, Thomas T, Voss AK (2006) The transcriptional coactivator Querkopf controls adult neurogenesis. J Neurosci 26:11359-70.

Emery B*, Merson TD*, Snell C, Young KM, Ernst M and Kilpatrick, T.J (2006) SOCS3 negatively regulates LIF signalling in Neural Precursor Cells. Mol Cell Neurosci 31:739–47.   *equal first authors

Emery B, Cate HS, Marriott M, Merson T, Binder MD, Snell C, Soo PY, Murray S, Croker B, Zhang J-G, Alexander WS, Cooper H, Butzkueven H and Kilpatrick TJ (2006) Suppressor of cytokine signaling 3 limits protection of leukemia inhibitory factor receptor signaling against central demyelination. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 103:7859-64.