zou lab
laboratory of axonal growth & neuronal regeneration



  Daviaud N, Chen K, Huang Y, Friedel RH, Zou H. Impaired cortical neurogenesis in Plexin-B1 and -B2 double deletion mutant. Developmental neurobiology. 2015; PubMed [journal]PMID:26579598/td>
  Le AP, Huang Y, Pingle SC, Kesari S, Wang H, Yong RL, Zou H, Friedel RH. Plexin-B2 promotes invasive growth of malignant glioma. Oncotarget. Oncotarget. 2015 Mar 30;6(9):7293-304. PMID: 25762646.
  Zou H, Feng R, Huang Y, Tripodi J, Najfeld V, Tsankova N, Jahanshahi M, Olson LE, Soriano P, Friedel RH. Double minute amplification of mutant PDGF receptor alpha in a mouse glioma model. Scientific Reports 8:8468. 2015. PMID: 25683249.
  Wong JK, Chen L, Huang Y, Sehba FA, Friedel RH, et al.Attenuation of Cerebral Ischemic Injury in Smad1 Deficient Mice. PloS one. 2015; 10(8):e0136967. PubMed [journal] PMID:26317208 PMCID: PMC4552810


  Wong JK, Zou H. Reshaping the chromatin landscape after spinal cord injury. Frontiers in biology. 2014; 9(5):356-366. NIHMSID: NIHMS635253 PubMed [journal] PMID: 25554728 PMCID:PMC4280023
  Zhong J, Zou H. BMP signaling in axon regeneration. Current opinion in neurobiology. 2014; 27:127-34. NIHMSID: NIHMS573815 PubMed [journal] PMID: 24713578 PMCID: PMC4122622
  O'Donovan KJ, Ma K, Guo H, Wang C, Sun F, et al. B-RAF kinase drives developmental axon growth and promotes axon regeneration in the injured mature CNS. The Journal of experimental medicine. 2014; 211(5):801-14. PubMed [journal] PMID: 24733831 PMCID:PMC4010899


  Finelli MJ, Wong JK, Zou H.Epigenetic regulation of sensory axon regeneration after spinal cord injury. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2013; 33(50):19664-76. PubMed [journal] PMID: 24336730 PMCID:PMC3858634
  Finelli MJ, Murphy KJ, Chen L, Zou H. Differential phosphorylation of Smad1 integrates BMP and neurotrophin pathways through Erk/Dusp in axon development. Cell reports. 2013; 3(5):1592-606. NIHMSID: NIHMS470713 PubMed [journal] PMID:23665221 PMCID:PMC3677165


  Parikh K, Hao Y, Hosseinkhani M, Patil S, Huntley G, Tessier-Lavigne M, Zou H.   Regeneration of Axons in Injured Spinal Cord by Activation of BMP/Smad1 Signaling Pathway in Adult Neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 10;108(19). PMID: 21518886



Zou H, Ho C, Wong K, Tessier-Lavigne M. Axotomy-induced Smad1 Activation Promotes Axonal Growth in Adult Sensory Neurons. Journal of Neuroscience 2009; 29(22): 7116-7123.



Varley JE, McPherson CE, Zou H, Niswander L, Maxwell GD. Expression of a constitutively active type I BMP receptor using a retroviral vector promotes the development of adrenergic cells in neural crest cultures. Developmental Biology 1998 Apr 1; 196(1): 107-118.


  Zou H, Wieser R, Massague J, Niswander L. Distinct roles of type I bone morphogenetic protein receptors in the formation and differentiation of cartilage. Genes & Development 1997 Sep 1; 11(17): 2191-2203.

Zou H, Choe KM, Lu Y, Massague J, Niswander L. BMP signaling and vertebrate limb development. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 1997; 62: 269-272.



Zou H, Niswander L. Requirement for BMP signaling in interdigital apoptosis and scale formation. Science 1996 May 3; 272: 738-741.

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