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Puehringer, D., Orel, N., Luningschror, P., Subramanian, N., Herrmann, T., Chao, M.V. and Sendtner, M. (2013) EGF transactivation of Trk receptors regulates the migration of newborn cortical neurons.  Nature Neuroscience 16, 407-415. Read Now

Liston, C., Cichon, J.M., Jeanneteau, F., Jia, Z., Chao, M.V. and Gan, W.B. (2013) Circadian glucocorticoid oscillations promote learning-dependent synapse formation and maintenance. Nature Neurosci 16, 698-705. Read Now

Jeanneteau, F., Lambert, W.M., Ismaili, N., Bath, K.G., Lee, F.S., Garabedian, M.J. and Chao, M.V. (2012) BDNF and glucocorticoids regulate corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) homeostasis in the hypothalamus.  Proc Natl Acad Sci 109, 1305-1310. Read Now

Deinhardt, K., Kim, T., Spellman, D.S., Mains, R.E., Eipper, B.A., Neubert, T.A., Chao, M.V. and Hempstead, B.L. (2011) Neuronal growth cone retraction relies on proneurotrophin receptor signaling through rac.  Science Signaling 4, ra82. Read Now

Duffy, A.M., Schaner, M.J., Wu, S.H., Staniszewski, A., Kumar, A., Arevalo, J.C., Arancio, O., Chao, M.V. and Scharfman, H.E. (2011) A selective role for ARMS/Kidins220 scaffold protein in spatial memory and trophic support of entorhinal and frontal cortical neurons.  Exp Neurol 229, 409-420. Read Now

Ma, B. Savas, J.N., Yu, M.S., Culver, B.P., Chao, M.V. and Tanese, N. (2011) Huntingtin mediates dendritic transport of ß-actin mRNA in rat neurons.  Science Rep 1, 140. Read Now

Pattwell, S.S., Bath, K.G., Perez-Castro, R., Lee, F.S., Chao, M.V. and Ninan, I. (2012) The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism impairs synaptic transmission and plasticity in the infralimbic medial prefrontal cortex.  J Neuroscience 15, 2410-2421. Read Now 

Baj, G., Leone, E., Chao, M.V., Tongiorgi, E. (2011) Spatial segregation of BDNF transcripts enables BDNF to differentially shape distinct dendritic compartments. Proc Natl Acad Sci, ahead of print. Read Now

Matrone, C., Barbagallo, A.P., La Rosa, L.R., Florenzano, F., Ciotti, M.T., Mercanti, D., Chao, M.V., Calissano, P., D’Adamio, L. (2011) APP is phosphorylated by TrkA and regulates NGF/TrkA signaling. J Neuroscience 31, 11756-11761. Read Now

Lu, Y., Ji, Y., Ganesan, S., Schloesser, R., Martinowich, K., Sun, M., Mei, F., Chao, M.V. and Lu, B. (2011) TrkB as a potential synaptic and behavioral tag. J Neuroscience 31, 11762-11771. Read Now

Roehm, P.C., Camarena, V., Nayak, S., Gardner, J. , Wilson, A., Mohr, I. and Chao, M.V. (2011) Cultured vestibular ganglion neurons demonstrate latent HSV-1 reactivation. Laryngoscope, ahead of print. Read Now

Duffy, A., Schaner, M.J., Wu, S.H., Staniszewski, A., Kumar, A., Arevalo, J.C., Arancio, O., Chao, M.V., Scharfman, H.E. (2011) A selective role for ARMS/Kidins220 scaffold protein in spatial memory and trophic support of entorhinal and frontal cortical neurons. Exp Neurology 229, 409-420. Read Now

Jeanneteau, F., Deinhardt, K., Miyoshi, G., Bennett, A.M. and Chao, M.V. (2010) The MAP kinase phosphatase MKP-1 regulates BDNF-induced axon branching. Nature Neurosci 13, 1373-1379. Read Now

Camarena, V., Kobayashi, M, Kim, J.Y., Roehm, P., Perez, R., Garner, J., Wilson, A.C., Mohr, I. and Chao, M.V. (2010) Nature and duration of growth factor signaling through receptor tyrosine kinases regulates HSV-1 latency in neurons. Cell Host Microbe 8, 320-330. Read Now

Parkhurst, C.N., Zampieri, N. and Chao, M.V. (2010) Nuclear localization of the p75 neurotrophin receptor intracellular domain. J. Biol. Chem. 285, 5361-5368. Read Now

Ninan, I., Bath, K.G., Dagar, K., Perez-Castro, R., Plummer, M.R., Lee, F.S. and Chao, M.V. (2010) The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism impairs NMDA receptor-dependent synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus. J Neuroscience 30, 8866-8870. Read Now

Savas, J.N., Ma, B., Deinhardt, K., Culver, B.P., Restituito, S., Wu. S., Belasco, J.G., Chao, M.V., Tanese, N. (2010) A role for Huntington disease protein in dendritic RNA granules. J Biol Chem 285, 13142-13153. Read Now

Domeniconi, M. and Chao, M.V. (2010) Transactivation of Trk receptors in spinal motor neurons. Histol Histopathol 25, 1207-1213. Read Now

Wu, S.H., Arevalo, J.C., Neubrand, V.E., Zhang, H., Arancio, O., Chao, M.V. (2010) The ankyrin-rich membrane spanning (ARMS)/KIDINS220 scaffold protein is regulated by activity-dependent calpain proteolysis and modulates synaptic plasticity. J Biol Chem 285, 40472-40478. Read Now

Arevalo, J.C., Wu, S.H., Takahashi, T., Zhang, H., Yu, T., Yano, H., Milner, T.A., Tessarollo, L., Ninan, I., Arancio, O. and Chao, M.V. (2010) The ARMS/Kidins220 scaffold protein modulates synaptic transmission. Mol Cell Neurosci 45, 92-100. Read Now

Wu, S.H., Arevalo, J.C., Sarti, F., Tessarollo, L, Gan. W.B. and Chao, M.V. (2009) Ankryin repeat rich membrane spanning/Kidins220 protein regulates dendritic branching and spine stability in vivo. Dev Neurobiology 69, 547-557. Read Now

Rosenbluth, J., Schiff, R., Lam, P., Nuriel, T. and Chao, M.V. (2009) Spongiform pathology in mouse CNS lacking ‘neuropathy target esterase’ and cellular prion protein. Neurobiol Disease 35, 433-437. Read Now

Bath, K.G., Mandairon, N., Jing, D., Rajagopal, R., Kapoor, R., Chen, Z-Y., Khan, T, Proenca, C.C., Kraemer, R., Cleland, T.A., Hempstead, B.L., Chao, M.V. and Lee, F.S. (2008) Variant Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (Val66Met) alters adult olfactory bulb neurogenesis and spontaneous olfactory discrimination. J. Neuroscience 28, 2383-2393. Read Now

Iwakawa, Y., Nawa, H., Sora, I. and Chao, M.V. (2008) Dopamine D1 receptor-induced signaling through TrkB receptors in striatal neurons. J. Biol. Chem 283, 15799-15806. Read Now

Jeanneteau, F., Garabedian, M. and Chao, M.V. (2008) Activation of Trk neurotrophin receptors by glucocorticoids provides a neuroprotective effect. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105, 4862-4867.Read Now


Chao, M.V. and Calissano, P. (2013) Rita Levi-Montalcini: In memoriam. Neuron 6, 385-387. Read Now

Deinhardt, K. and Chao, M.V. (2013) Shaping neurons: Long and short range effects of mature and proBDNF signaling upon neuronal structure.  Neuropharmacology, Epub ahead of print. Read Now

Jeanneteau, F. and Chao, M.V. (2012) Are BDNF and glucocorticord activities calibrated?  Neuroscience 239, 173-195. Read Now

Chao, M.V. and Ip, N.Y. (2010). Trophic factors: 50 years of growth. Dev Neurobiol. 70, 269-270. Read Now

Chao, M.V. (2010) Increasing the specificity of neurotrophic factors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 107, 13565 13566. Read Now

Chao, M.V. (2010). A conversation with Rita Levi-Montalcini. Interview by Moses V. Chao. Ann. Review Physiology 72, 1-13. Read Now

Arancio, O. and Chao, M.V. (2007) Neurotrophins, synaptic plasticity, and dementia. Current Opinion in Neurobiol. 17, 325-330. Read Now

Zampieri, N. and Chao, M.V. (2006) Mechanisms of neurotrophin receptor signaling. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 34, 607-611. Read Now

Chao, M.V. (2006) Ira B. Black Obituary. Neuron 49, 1-2. Read Now

Jeanneteau, F. and Chao, M.V. (2006) Promoting neurotrophic effects by GPCR ligands. Novartis Found. Symp. 276, 181-189. Read Now

Arevalo, J.C. and Chao, M.V. (2005) When neurotrophins meet Wnts. Current Opinion Cell Biol 7, 112- 115. Read Now

Chao, M.V., Rajagopal, R. and Lee, F.S. (2005) Neurotrophin signaling in health and disease. Clinical Science 110, 167-173. Read Now

Chao, M.V. and Lee, F.S. (2004) Neurotrophin survival signaling mechanisms. J Alzheimers Disease, S7- S11. Read Now

Schiavo, G. and Chao, M.V. (2004) Motors, adaptors, and receptors: Key elements of neuronal transport. J Neurobiology 58, 161-163. Read Now

Zampieri, N. and Chao, M.V. (2004) The p75 NGF receptor exposed. Science 304, 833-834. Read Now



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