Glia in Health and Disease

Biology of Gial cells

Ehlers, M. D. (2005). Synapse Formation: Astrocytes Spout off. Current Biology 15, R134-R137.

Haydon, P. G. & Carmignoto, G. (2006). Astrocyte control of synaptic transmission and neurovascular coupling. Physiological Reviews 86, 1009-1031.

Hertz, L. & Zielke, H. R. (2004). Astrocytic control of glutamatergic activity: astrocytes as stars of the show. Trends In Neurosciences 27, 735-743.

Ross, S. E., Greenberg, M. E., & Stiles, C. D. (2003). Basic Helix-Loop-Helix Factors in Cortical Development. Neuron 39, 13-25

Barres, BA (2008) The Mystery and Magic of Glia: A Perspective on Their Roles in Health and Disease Neuron, Neuron 60: 430-440  

Emey E (2010) Regulation of Oligodendrocyte Differentiation and Myelination Science 330:779-782

Nimmerjahn, A (2009) Astrocytes going live: advances and challenges J Physiol, 587, 1639-1647


Multiple Sclerosis

Hafler, D. A. (2004). Multiple sclerosis. Journal of Clinical Investigation 113, 788-794.

Hauser, S. L. & Oksenberg, J. R. (2006). The Neurobiology of Multiple Sclerosis: Genes, Inflammation, and Neurodegeneration. Neuron 52, 61-76.

Waxman, S. G. (2006). Ions, energy and axonal injury: towards a molecular neurology of multiple sclerosis. Trends in Molecular Medicine 12, 192-195.

Lopez-Diego, RS & Weiner HL (2008) Novel therapeutic strategies for multiple sclerosis — a multifaceted adversary Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 7, 909-925

Franklin, RJM & ffrench-Constant, C (2008) Remyelination in the CNS: from biology to therapy Nature Reviews Neuroscience 9, 839-855 

Mancardi, G & Saccardi, R (2008) Autologous haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation in multiple sclerosis Lancet neurology, 7: 626-636  

How the world views MS?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8023120.stm 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7858559.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/7928456.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8470138.stm

Scolding, N (2010)  The multiple sclerosis risk sharing scheme BMJ 2010; 340:c2882  
see also these related anaylses http://www.bmj.com/content/340/bmj.c1786.full and http://www.bmj.com/content/340/bmj.c1672

Powerpoint

The powerpoint is here for computers in the york.ac.uk domain

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