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Read our publications and view the posters and presentations we have shared at scientific meetings. For inquiries regarding our publications, please email us. 

Most Recent Publications
See the drop down menu under Publications for yearly archives.


α-synuclein preformed fibrils bind to β-neurexins and impair β-neurexin-mediated presynaptic organization

April 2023

Benjamin Feller et al.

DOI: 10.1101/2023.01.28.526024

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Loss of C9orf72 perturbs the Ran-GTPase gradient and generates compositionally diverse cytoplasmic Importin β-1 granules in motor and cortical neurons in vivo

February 2023

Philip McGoldrick et al.

DOI: 10.1101/2021.10.20.465148


An Optimized Workflow to Generate and Characterize iPSC-Derived Motor Neuron (MN) Spheroids

February 2023

Maria Jose Castellanos-Montiel et al.

DOI: 10.3390/cells12040545

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Systematic comparison of culture media uncovers phenotypic shift of primary human microglia defined by reduced reliance to CSF1R signaling

January 2023

Marie-France Dorion et al.

DOI: 10.1002/glia.24338



Single-cell RNA sequence analysis of post-mortem midbrain tissue reveals altered glial cell function in Parkinson's disease 

Indra Roy, Rhalena A. Thomas, Thomas M. Durcan


The Mer tyrosine kinase mediates the internalization of alpha-synuclein fibrils by human microglia

Marie-France Dorion, Konstantin Senkevich, Moein Yaqubi, Wen Luo, Amber Wallis, Irina Shlaifer, Jack P. Antel, Ziv Gan-Or, Tim Bartel, Thomas M. Durvan, Luke M. Healy

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Screening for compounds that reduce alpha synuclein fibril load in iPSC-derived neuronal cells

Andrea I. Krahn, Wolfgang E. Reintsch, Chanshuai Han, Emmanuelle Nguyen-Renou, Carol X.-Q. Chen, Wen Luo, Edward A. Fon, Thomas M. Durcan


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