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    • Alzheimer's Disease: Synaptic Dysfunction and Aβ 

      Shankar, Ganesh Mani; Walsh, Dominic M. (BioMed Central, 2009)
      Synapse loss is an early and invariant feature of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and there is a strong correlation between the extent of synapse loss and the severity of dementia. Accordingly, it has been proposed that synapse ...
    • Rapid Intraoperative Molecular Characterization of Glioma 

      Shankar, Ganesh Mani; Francis, Joshua M.; Rinne, Mikael Lee; Ramkissoon, Shakti; Huang, Franklin W; Venteicher, Andrew S; Akama-Garren, Elliot H.; Kang, Yun Jee; Lelic, Nina; Kim, James C.; Brown, Loreal E.; Charbonneau, Sarah K; Golby, Alexandra Jacqueline; Sekhar Pedamallu, Chandra; Hoang, Mai P; Sullivan, Ryan Joseph; Cherniack, Andrew D.; Garraway, Levi Alexander; Stemmer-Rachamimov, Anat; Reardon, David Allen; Wen, Patrick Yung Chih; Brastianos, Priscilla Kalliope; Curry, William Thomas; Barker, Frederick George; Hahn, William Chun; Nahed, Brian Vala; Ligon, Keith Lloyd; Louis, David N.; Cahill, Daniel P.; Meyerson, Matthew Langer (American Medical Association (AMA), 2015)
      IMPORTANCE: Conclusive intraoperative pathologic confirmation of diffuse infiltrative glioma guides the decision to pursue definitive neurosurgical resection. Establishing the intraoperative diagnosis by histologic analysis ...
    • Secreted Amyloid β-Proteins in a Cell Culture Model Include N-Terminally Extended Peptides That Impair Synaptic Plasticity 

      Welzel, Alfred T.; Maggio, John E.; Shankar, Ganesh M.; Walker, Donald E.; Ostaszewski, Beth L.; Li, Shaomin; Klyubin, Igor; Rowan, Michael J.; Seubert, Peter; Walsh, Dominic M.; Selkoe, Dennis J. (American Chemical Society, 2014)
      Evidence for a central role of amyloid β-protein (Aβ) in the genesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has led to advanced human trials of Aβ-lowering agents. The “amyloid hypothesis” of AD postulates deleterious effects of ...
    • Sporadic hemangioblastomas are characterized by cryptic VHL inactivation 

      Shankar, Ganesh Mani; Taylor-Weiner, Amaro; Lelic, Nina; Jones, Robert T; Kim, James C; Francis, Joshua M; Abedalthagafi, Malak S; Borges, Lawrence Francis; Coumans, Jean-Valery C E; Curry, William Thomas; Nahed, Brian Vala; Shin, John H; Paek, Sun Ha; Park, Sung-Hye; Stewart, Chip; Lawrence, Michael S; Cibulskis, Kristian; Thorner, Aaron R; Van Hummelen, Paul; Stemmer-Rachamimov, Anat; Batchelor, Tracy Todd; Carter, Scott Lambert; Hoang, Mai P; Santagata, Sandro; Louis, David N.; Barker, Frederick George; Meyerson, Matthew Langer; Getz, Gad A; Brastianos, Priscilla Kalliope; Cahill, Daniel P. (Springer Nature, 2014)
      Hemangioblastomas consist of 10-20% neoplastic “stromal” cells within a vascular tumor cell mass of reactive pericytes, endothelium and lymphocytes. Familial cases of central nervous system hemangioblastoma uniformly result ...