Selected Publications:

  1. Deficiency in Neuronal TGF-β Signaling Leads to Nigrostriatal Degeneration and Activation of TGF-β Signaling Protects against MPTP Neurotoxicity in Mice.
    Tesseur I, Nguyen A, Chang B, Li L, Woodling NS, Wyss-Coray T*, Luo J*. (*, corresponding authors)
    J Neurosci. 2017 Apr 26;37(17):4584-4592. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2952-16.2017.
    PMID: 28363982. Read the Free PMC Article.
  2. Traumatic Brain Injury Imaging in the Second Near-Infrared Window with a Molecular Fluorophore.
    Zhang XD, Wang H, Antaris AL, Li L, Diao S, Ma R, Nguyen A, Hong G, Ma Z, Wang J, Zhu S, Castellano JM, Wyss-Coray T, Liang Y*, Luo J*, Dai H*. (*, corresponding authors)
    Adv Mater. 2016 Aug;28(32):6872-9. doi: 10.1002/adma.201600706.
    PMID:27253071. Read the Free PMC Article.
  3. Long-term cognitive impairments and pathological alterations in a mouse model of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury.
    Luo J*, Nguyen A, Villeda S, Zhang H, Ding Z, Lindsey D, Bieri G, Castellano JM, Beaupre GS, Wyss-Coray T*. (*, corresponding authors)
    Front Neurol. 2014 Feb 4;5:12. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00012. eCollection 2014.
    PMID: 24550885. Read the Free PMC Article.
  4. Antiviral drug ganciclovir is a potent inhibitor of microglial proliferation and neuroinflammation.
    Ding Z, Mathur V, Ho PP, James ML, Lucin KM, Hoehne A, Alabsi H, Gambhir SS, Steinman L, Luo J*, Wyss-Coray T*. (*, corresponding authors)
    J Exp Med. 2014 Feb 10;211(2):189-98. doi: 10.1084/jem.20120696. Epub 2014 Feb 3.
    PMID: 24493798. Read the Free PMC Article.
  5. Colony-stimulating factor 1 receptor (CSF1R) signaling in injured neurons facilitates protection and survival.
    Luo J, Elwood F, Britschgi M, Villeda S, Zhang H, Ding Z, Zhu L, Alabsi H, Getachew R, Narasimhan R, Wabl R, Fainberg N, James ML, Wong G, Relton J, Gambhir SS, Pollard JW, Wyss-Coray T.
    J Exp Med. 2013 Jan 14;210(1):157-72. doi: 10.1084/jem.20120412. Epub 2013 Jan 7.
    PMID:23296467. Read the Free PMC Article.
  6. Glia-dependent TGF-beta signaling, acting independently of the TH17 pathway, is critical for initiation of murine autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
    Luo J, Ho PP, Buckwalter MS, Hsu T, Lee LY, Zhang H, Kim DK, Kim SJ, Gambhir SS, Steinman L, Wyss-Coray T.
    J Clin Invest. 2007 Nov;117(11):3306-15.
    PMID:17965773. Read the Free PMC Article.

> A full list of publications can be found here.


Tanga M, Beaulieu L, Wyss-Coray T, Green C, Zhang H, Luo J. Benzyl urea derivatives for activating TGF-beta signaling. Patent No.: US9796674B2. Date of Patent: Oct 24, 2017.

Wyss-Coray T, Luo J. Methods of neuroprotection involving macrophage colony stimulating factor receptor agonists. Patent No.: US9770486B2. Date of Patent: Sep.26, 2017.