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Curriculum Vitae

ALEXANDER GEORGE RABCHEVSKY, Ph.D.

 

Department of Physiology

Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC)

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine

B471, BBSRB, 741 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536

Phone (859) 323-0267 FAX (859) 257-5737 AGRab@uky.edu

 

EDUCATION

1990 - 1995                 Ph.D. (Neuroscience), University of Florida, Dept Neuroscience, Gainesville, FL

Thesis Title: Intraspinal transplantation of microglia: Studies of host cellular responses and effects on neuritic growth.    Mentor: Paul J. Reier, Ph.D.

 

1983 - 1988                 B.S. (Biology), Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2013 - present              Professor (tenured); Department of Physiology, Endowed Chair #1 in the Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

2007 - 2013                 Associate Professor (tenured); Department of Physiology, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

2002 - 2007                 Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

1999 - 2001                 Research Associate, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

1997 - 1999                 Postdoctoral Scholar, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, University of Kentucky

1995 - 1997                 Foreign Postdoctoral Fellow, INSERM Unité 421, University of Paris XII, Creteil, France

1992 - 1995                 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Medical & Veterinary Neuroscience, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

1990 - 1995                  Graduate Research Assistant, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

1988 - 1990                 Biological Laboratory Technician, Department of Pharmacology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

 

AWARDS aND HONORS

2020                            Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who’s Who

2019                            Tom Gravitt Advocacy Award, Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, KY

2019                            Friend of Year Award, Friends for Michael, Inc. Spinal cord injury organization, KY

2018 - present              Unite 2 Fight Paralysis, Board of Directors, Minneapolis, MN

2018 - present              NextStep Raleigh, Board of Directors, Raleigh, NC

2018 - 2020                 North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium (NASCIC), Executive Council

2017 - present              Independence Place KY, Inc., Chairman, Board of Directors, Lexington, KY

2016 - 2019                  National Neurotrauma Society, Council Member

2013                            James W. Holsinger Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Physiology and the College of Medicine, University of Kentucky

2010 - 2018                  No Barriers USA, Board of Directors member, Fort Collins, CO

2008                            James W. Holsinger Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Physiology and the College of Medicine, University of Kentucky

2006                            Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award for Outstanding Teaching Contribution, Center for Excellence in Medical Education, University of Kentucky

2004 - 2021                 Charles T. Wethington Award, Excellence in Research, University of Kentucky

2004                            Appointment to SCoBIRC Endowed Chair #1, University of Kentucky

2004                            Provost Retention Award, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky

1999                            National Research Service Award, Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH/NINDS (University of Kentucky), Mechanisms of bFGF effects after spinal cord injury. Declined

1994                            Poster Excellence Award, 12th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Miami, FL

1994                            Graduate Assistant Teaching Award, Medical Neuroscience, COM, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1991 - 1993                 Pre-Doctoral Studentship Award, Rick Hansen Man in Motion Legacy Fund, Canada, Dept of Neuroscience, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

1988                            Graduated one semester behind my class despite missing entire academic year following an accident rendering me paraplegic in 1985, Hampden-Sydney College, VA

1988                            Presidential Award for Courageousness, Hampden-Sydney College, VA

1987                            Biological Fellowship in Molecular Genetics, Biology Department, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

1987                            Presidential Award for Leadership and Character, Hampden-Sydney College, VA

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Autonomic pathophysiology after spinal cord injury. Cardiophysiology, molecular genetics, histology

Pharmacotherapeutics to mitigate autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Cardiophysiology, genetics

Mitochondrial dysfunction in neuropathology of acute spinal cord and brain injury. Bioenergetics, histopathology

MitoCeuticals as neuroprotective strategies. Locomotor behavior, redox biology, molecular biology, histopathology

Alleviation of muscle spasticity after spinal cord injury. Electromyography, pharmacokinetics, histopathology

 

 

 

GRANT SUPPORT

Active Grants

Title:                Macrophage depletion therapy for spinal cord injury

MPI:                Gensel J., Alilain W.                                                                

Agency:            National Institute of Health/NINDS  (R01 NS116068)  

Period:             04/01/2021 - 03/31/2026

Total:               $3,122,638

Goal is to examine chronic and level-specific functional changes after acute macrophage depletion following contusion SCI using clinically relevant outcomes including pain, autonomic dysreflexia, respiration, and forelimb/hand function.

Role: Co-I

 

Title:                Enhanced mitochondrial viability via engineered hydrogels for intrathecal spinal cord delivery

MPI:                Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P.                                                                            

Agency:            National Institute of Health/NINDS  (R01 NS119337)  

Period:             10/01/2020 - 09/31/2025

Total:               $2,253,674

Goal is to test whether administration of NACA or ALC, in combination with intrathecal injection of isolated muscle mitochondria embedded in a biochemically active, thermo-gelling erodible hydrogel foster neuroprotective efficacy.

Role: MPI

 

Title:                Chemogenetic silencing of interneurons to modulate autonomic dysreflexia

PI:                    Michael, F.M.

Agency:            Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (Postdoctoral Fellowship #651019)

Period:             06/01/20 - 07/31/2022

Total:               $150,000

Goal is to employ recombinant DREADD viral vectors to target and chemogenetically silence putative ascending propriospinal in the lumbosacral spinal cord to delineate contribution to autonomic dysreflexia.

Role:  Sponsor

 

Title:                Mitochondrial transplantation and mitochondrial-targeted pharmaceuticals to treat spinal cord injury

P.I.:                  Rabchevsky A.G.                                                                                 

Agency:            Department of Defense (CDMRP/SCIRP; W81XWH2010347)   

Period:             06/01/2020 - 05/31/2023   

Total:               $764,927

Goal is to test whether mitochondrial transplantation via erodible hydrogels in combination with mitochondrial-targeted pharmaceuticals will ameliorate acute and sub-acute outcome measures compared to individual therapies, and whether combinatorial regimens maximize long-term functional neuroprotection.

Role: PI

 

Title:                TBI-induced exosome release accelerates Alzheimer’s disease pathology

P.I.:                  Bieberich E.                                                                              

Agency:            Veterans Administration (I01 BX003643-01A2)

Period:             04/01/2019 - 03/31/2023   

Total:               $942,187

Goal is to interrupt TBI-induced exosome secretion to prevent or delay onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

Role: Co-I

 

Title:                Pharmacological induction of mitochondrial biogenesis for the treatment of spinal cord injury

P.I.:                  Schnellmann R.                                                                                    

Agency:            Department of Defense (CDMRP/SCIRP; W81XWH1910175)  

Period:             10/01/2019 - 05/31/2022   

Total:               $350,000

Goal is to determine whether promoting mitochondrial biogenesis with formoterol post-SCI in male and female mice promotes locomotor recovery, vascular recovery and blood-spinal cord barrier integrity.

Role: Co-I

 

Title:                Neurobiology of CNS Injury & Repair Training Grant

MPI:                Hall. E.D., Geddes, J.W.  

Period:             07/01/2017 - 06/30/2022

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (2T32 NS077889) 

Total:               $1,200,467

Broad-based training in modern research concepts regarding the pathophysiology of neurotrauma.

Role:  Training Faculty

 

Pending Grants

Title:                Validation of acute spinal cord injury in pet dogs as a model system for translational research

MPI:                Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P. (U. Kentucky, R33 phase of R61 at Texas A&M - Jeffery N. - PI)

Period:             07/01/2017 - 06/30/2022

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (R01 NS125281) 

Total:               $275,922

The project will replicate duroplasty in rats to verify benefit and determine the magnitude of functional effect. Duroplasty will then be tested in a randomized controlled trial vs traditional extradural decompressive surgery in severely spinal cord-injured pet dogs. All data to be compared to recent human clinical trial.

Role: Site PI (subaward)

 

Completed Grants

Title:                Chronic muscle weakness in sepsis survivors

PI:                    Saito, H.    

Agency:            National Institutes of Health-NIGMS  (R01 GM126181) 

Period:             09/15/2017 - 08/31/2021

Total:               $1,162,800

These studies investigated sarcomeric protein damage and causal mechanisms long after recovery from sepsis in sepsis-surviving mice, and formulated therapeutics to ameliorate post-sepsis chronic muscle weakness.

Role: COI

                                                                                                 

Title:                Pioglitazone fosters neuroprotection via specific interaction with mitoNEET

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (Senior Investigator Award #476719)   

Period:             07/31/2017 - 07/30/2021 NCE

Total:               $599,781   

These studies directly tested whether pioglitazone affords neuroprotection following SCI by ameliorating mitochondrial dysfunction via interactions with mitoNEET using a novel transgenic model (mitoNEET null), as well novel specific mitoNEET ligands and antagonists to mechanistically test our hypotheses.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Mitochondrial transplantation strategies to promote recovery after spinal cord injury

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (R21 NS096670)

Period:             04/01/2016 - 04/30/2019 NCE

Total:               $413,875                                                        

This grant comparatively assessed transplantation of mitochondria derived from two cell-type sources (autologous muscle vs cultured cells) in order to provide additional analysis and outcome measures for long-term behavioral studies to generate robust pre-clinical data.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Changing serotonin receptor 2C splice variants to combat spasticity after spinal cord injury

MPI:                Rabchevsky A.G. and Stamm S.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (R21 NS098186)

Period:             04/01/2017 - 03/31/2019

Total:               $413,875                                                        

The aims of these studies were to intrathecally inject oligonucleotides, designed by the MPI (Stamm), to inactivate constitutively active 5HT2C receptors in the injured spinal cord thought to underlie tail muscle spasticity in chronic stages of SCI utilizing a complete S2 transection SCI model (Rabchevsky).

Role: MPI

 

Title:                Mitochondrial transplantation and alternative biofuel administration to treat spinal cord injury

PI:                    Patel S.P.

Agency:            University of Kentucky (Center for Clinical and Translational Science #1013176200)

Period:             08/15/2017 - 02/14/2019   Pilot and Innovation Research Program Award              

Total:               $50,000  

Goal was to treat with ALC to promote energy production (ATP) will maintain bioenergetics of both endogenous and transplanted mitochondria to promote greater functional neuroprotection after SCI.

Role: Co-I

 

Title:                Continuous sensor-based home-cage recordings for SCI research

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.        

Agency:            Craig H. Neilsen Foundation   (Senior Investigator Award #T659612 - Subcontract)

Period:             08/31/2016 - 08/30/2018 

Total:               $39,916; $600,000 (University Kentucky subcontract of Emory University - Hochman S. - PI)

These studies tested miniaturized sensor technologies that report on an individual’s physio-behavioral variables to develop an animal-model prototype – in a home-cage – to test its efficacy in assessing physiologic dysfunction after SCI. Subcontract to calibrate sensors using our telemetry.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Mitochondria transplantation for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

PI:                    VanRooyen J.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (F31 NS093904) 

Period:             04/01/2016 - 08/28/2017

Total:               $93,420                         

This proposal was designed to study dose-response transplantation of tGFP mitochondria (culture-derived) to optimize acute bioenergetics to inform effective dosage for long-term behavioral improvements.

Role: Sponsor                                                                                     

 

Title:                Autologous mitochondrial replacement strategies to promote recovery after spinal trauma

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            Conquer Paralysis Now (Out of the Box Grant award)  

Period:             09/01/2015 - 08/31/2016

Total:               $49,981

This proposal tested whether supplementing healthy mitochondria isolated from exogenous sources into the contused rat spinal cord maintains bioenergetics and promotes functional recovery.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Ketone body administration to treat spinal cord injury

PI:                    Patel S.P.                                                                    

Agency:            Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (Pilot Research Grant #260771)  

Period:             07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016

Total:               $298,026

These studies assessed whether ketone body administration post-SCI improves acute mitochondrial respiration and whether prolonged treatment results in chronic tissue sparing and hind limb recovery.

Role: Co-I

 

Title:                Mitochondrial targeted therapeutics for treatment of spinal cord injury

MPI:                Rabchevsky A.G., Sullivan P.G.

Period:             05/01/2013 - 12/31/2015                                           

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (3R01NS069633-03S1) Supplement for MRI imaging

Total:               $74,177

Using serial MRI imaging we evaluated DTI-based fractional anisotropy in vivo to predict both terminal histopathology and behavioral recovery in the NACA/ALC studies.

Role: MPI

 

Title:                Mitochondrial targeted therapeutics for treatment of spinal cord injury

MPI:                Rabchevsky A.G., Sullivan P.G.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (R01NS069633)         

Period:             06/15/2011 - 12/31/2015                                         

Total:               $1,299,376

These studies evaluated the efficacy ALC and/or NACA on bioenergetics of synaptic and non-synaptic mitochondria to establish a therapeutic time window of ALC/NACA combinatorial administration after acute SCI, and whether prolonged ALC treatment increased chronic tissue sparing and hind limb recovery.

Role: MPI                                                                               

   

Title:                Pathophysiology of sensory and sympathetic neurons in SCI-induced autonomic dysreflexia 

PI:                    Petruska J.C.

Agency:            Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust (Grant #10-10)

Period:             01/15/2011 - 01/14/2015

Total:               $146,874 (U. Louisville subcontract)

These studies examined the influence of peripheral inflammation on the severity of autonomic dysreflexia in relation to cardiac output as well as the function of both sensory and sympathetically correlated neurons.

Role: Co-I

 

Title:                Mitochondrial-targeted neuroprotection following spinal cord injury

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (Pilot Research Grant #190115)  

Period:             09/01/2011 - 08/31/2014

Total:               $274,964

These studies evaluated ALC and/or NACA efficacy on bioenergetics of total mitochondria (mixed synaptic and non-synaptic) to establish a therapeutic time window of ALC/NACA combinatorial administration after acute SCI and whether prolonged ALC treatment results in chronic tissue sparing and hind limb recovery.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Effects of acetyl-L-carnitine treatment on mitochondrial function, tissue sparing and hind limb locomotor recovery following contusion spinal cord injury

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust (Grant #8-13)   

Period:             01/15/2009 - 01/14/2012

Total:               $298,848

These studies evaluated ALC efficacy of bioenergetics on total mitochondria (mixed synaptic and non-synaptic) to establish a therapeutic time window of ALC administration after acute SCI and whether prolonged ALC treatment results in increased tissue sparing and hind limb recovery after chronic SCI.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Intraspinal plasticity contributing to autonomic dysreflexia following SCI

PI:                    Duale H.

Agency:            Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation (Fellowship Grant # 2561)  

Period:             01/01/2008 - 12/31/2009

Total:               $98,820

Pseudorabies virus (PRV) expressing either PRV-GFP or PRV-RFP was injected into the left kidney and distal colon two weeks after thoracic (T4) transection. Dual labelled lumbosacral propriospinal neurons (GFP & RFP) were quantified using stereology to assess dynamic synaptic remodeling after SCI.     

Role: Sponsor

 

Title:                Therapeutic Strategies for Neurodegeneration Training Grant

P.I.                   Hall E.D.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NIDA (1T32 DA022738)

Period:             02/01/2006 – 1/31/2011

Total Direct:    $1,200,467

Broad-based training in modern research concepts regarding the pathophysiology of neurotrauma and neurodegenerative disorders and potential molecular targets for discovery of pharmacological and gene therapies by which the effects of these conditions can be ameliorated.

Role: Training Faculty

 

Title:                University of Kentucky Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center Core Grant

PI:                    Hall E.D.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS (2P30 NS051220-07)  

Period:             05/01/2005 - 12/31/2015 

Total:               $3,441,126

The Core D was designed to maintain a state-of-the-art microscopy and imaging analysis core.

Role: Assistant Director

Title:                Role of intraspinal plasticity in autonomic dysreflexia

PI:                   Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            National Institutes of Health/NINDS R01 (NS049901)  

Period:             08/02/2004 - 4/30/2011       

Total:               $1,841,250

This study employed viral-mediated gene therapy in conjunction with retrograde and anterograde tracing to characterize visceral afferents and lumbosacral relay neurons after SCI which become hyperactive upon noxious stimulation below the SCI level, leading to autonomic dysreflexia.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Transplantation of glial progenitor cells from human embryonic stem cells into injured rat spinal cord

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            Geron Corporation, Menlo Park, CA (Contract)  

Period:             01/31/2004 - 09/30/2005

Total:               $99,730

Differentiated human GPCs from purified human ESCs were transplanted near the injury site in attempts to improve recovery of hind limb locomotion following contusion SCI in adult rats.

Role: PI 

 

Title:                Influence of neurotrophins on intraspinal plasticity modulating autonomic dysreflexia

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust (Grant #3-11)  

Period:             01/15/2004 - 10/14/2007 

Total:               $297,000

Used recombinant adenoviruses (Adts) to over-express control GFP, NGF or Semaphorin 3a in the dorsal horns to modulate post-traumatic intraspinal sprouting to mitigate hypertensive autonomic dysreflexia.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Growth factor-mediated gene therapy for spinal cord injury

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            American Paraplegia Society (Seed Grant #908)  

Period:             11/01/2003 - 10/31/2004

Total:               $16,800

Adenovirus over-expression of FGF2 near the site of injury, alone or with other growth factors affecting differentiation, was done to replenish lost oligodendrocytes and improve functional recovery. 

Role: PI

                       

Title:                Gene therapy to improve remyelination and function after spinal cord injury

PI:                   Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            University of Kentucky (Medical Center Research Foundation Grant #1051)  

Period:             07/15/2003 - 06/30/2003     

Total:               $13,500

FGF2 was over-expressed using adenovirus and we examined the behavioral and histological effects of controlled growth factor expression at the injury site or at more distal locations.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Mechanisms of autonomic dysreflexia following spinal cord injury

PI:                    Rabchevsky A.G.

Agency:            International Spinal Research Trust, UK (Grant #STR063)  

Period:             07/12/2002 - 06/11/2005

Total:               $213,705

Modified endogenous cells in the T-4 transected rat spinal cord using adenoviral vectors for NGF and Semaphorin 3a to abolish central sprouting of pain fibers below the level of SCI, which we ccorrelated with the severity of autonomic dysreflexia as measured by increased blood pressure following colon distention.

Role: PI

 

Title:                Combinational therapies for recovery after spinal cord injury: steroids and growth factors

PI:                   Rabchevsky A.G. (01/12/2000 - 01/13/2003)

Agency:            Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust (Grant #9-17)  

Total:               $299,247

These studies tested the hypothesis that the combination of i.v. methylprednisolone treatment with intrathecal bFGF infusion after contusion SCI will act synergistically to further enhance recovery.

Role: PI 

 

 

 

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

 

Intraspinal transplantation of microglia: Studies of host cellular responses and effects on neuritic growth. University of Florida, College of Medicine (1995)

 

 

 

PATENTS

 

Provisional patent application EFS ID: 43936305, Application Number: 63251770 October 4

“Bioerodible life support hydrogels for the delivery of viable mitochondria.” (2022)

 

 

 

PEER REVIEW ACTIVITIES

 

Journal Editor

 

2014-present    Public Library of Science (PLOS) One, Editorial Board member

2012-13           Frontiers in Integrative Physiology: Guest Editor of Special Topic Series

Plasticity of primary afferent neurons and sensory processing after spinal cord injury

http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/SpecialTopicDetail.aspx?name=integrative_physiology&st=571&sname=Plasticity_of_primary_afferent&x=y

2011-present    Frontiers in Physiology, section Integrative Physiology, Associate Editor

2011-present    World Journal of Neuroscience, Associate Editor

 

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dr. Rabchevsky has a calculated h-index of 39 (Web of Science, 4/2022).

 

Mean RCR=2.24 Icite https://icite.od.nih.gov           

h-Index=44/i10-Index=64   6386/4155citations (Google Scholar/Thomas Reuters)

URL publication list: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Rabchevsky

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1991-0915     

 

PUBLICATIONS (peer reviewed):

 

  1. Helke C.J. and Rabchevsky A. (1991) Axotomy alters putative neurotransmitters in visceral sensory neurons of the nodose and petrosal ganglia. Brain Research 551(1-2): 44-51. 1991 Epub Jun 14 PMID: 1680528
  2. Ichikawa H., Rabchevsky A. and Helke C.J. (1993) Presence and coexistence of putative neurotransmitters in carotid sinus baro- and chemoreceptor afferent neurons. Brain Research 611(1): 67-74. Epub 1993 May 14 PMID: 8100177
  3. Rabchevsky A.G. and Streit W.J. (1997) Grafting of cultured microglial cells into the lesioned spinal cord of adult rats enhances neurite outgrowth. Journal of Neuroscience Research 47(1): 34-48. Epub 1997 Jan 1 PMID: 8981236
  4. Rabchevsky A.G., Weinitz J.M., Coulpier M., Fages C., Tinel M. and Junier M.P. (1998) A role for transforming growth factor alpha as an inducer of astrogliosis. Journal of Neuroscience 18(24): 10541-10552. Epub 1998 Dec 16 PMID: 9852591 PMCID: PMC6793335
  5. Rabchevsky A.G., Degos J.D. and Dreyfus P.A. (1999) Peripheral injections of Freund's adjuvant in mice provoke leakage of serum proteins through the blood-brain barrier without inducing reactive gliosis. Brain Research 832(1-2): 84-96. Epub 1999 Jun 22 PMID: 10375654
  6. Sullivan P.G., Bruce-Keller A.J., Rabchevsky A.G., Christakos S., St. Clair D.K., Mattson M.P. and Scheff S.W. (1999) Exacerbation of damage and altered NF-kappa B activation in mice lacking tumor necrosis factor receptors after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neuroscience 19(15): 6248-6256. Epub 1999 Jul 22 PMID: 10414954 PMCID: PMC6782813
  7. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I. Fletcher-Turner A., Blades D.A., Mattson M.P. and Scheff S.W. (1999) Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) enhances tissue sparing and functional recovery following moderate spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 16(9): 817-830. Epub 1999 Nov 16 PMID: 10521141
  8. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I. Fletcher-Turner A., Blades D.A., Mattson M.P. and Scheff S.W. (2000) Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) enhances functional recovery following severe spinal cord injury to the rat. Experimental Neurology 164(2): 280-291. Epub 2000 Aug 1 PMID: 10915567
  9. Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Hicks M.R.R., Gibson T., Fletcher-Turner A. and Scheff S.W. (2000) Dose response curve and optimal dosing regimen of cyclosporin A after traumatic brain injury in rats. Neuroscience 101(2): 289-295. Epub 2000 Nov 14 PMID: 11074152
  10. Zhang P., Abraham V.S., Kraft K.R., Rabchevsky A.G., Scheff S.W. and Swain J.A. (2000) Hyperthermic preconditioning protects against spinal cord ischemic injury. Annals Thoracic Surgery 70(5): 1490-1495. Epub 2000 Nov 28 PMID: 11093475
  11. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (2001) Cyclosporin A (CsA) treatment following spinal cord injury to the rat: behavioral effects and stereological assessment of tissue sparing. Journal of Neurotrauma 18(5): 513-22. Epub 2001 Jun 8 PMID: 11393254
  12. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Sullivan P.G., Blades D.A. and Scheff S.W. (2002) Efficacy of methylprednisolone therapy for the injured rat spinal cord. Journal of Neuroscience Research 68(1): 7-18. Epub 2002 Apr 5. PMID: 11933044
  13. Scheff S.W., Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Main J.A. and Lumpp J.E. (2003) Experimental modeling of spinal cord injury: characterization a force-defined injury device. Journal of Neurotrauma 20(2): 179-193. Epub 2003 Apr 5 PMID: 12675971
  14. Rabchevsky A.G., Sullivan P.G., Fugaccia I. and Scheff S.W. (2003) Creatine diet supplement for spinal cord injury in rats: influences on functional recovery and tissue sparing. Journal of Neurotrauma 20(7): 659-669. Epub 2003 Aug 12 PMID: 12908927
  15. Hynds D.L., Rangappa N., Ter Beest J., Snow D.M. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2004) Microglia enhance dorsal root ganglion outgrowth in Schwann cell cultures. Glia 46(2): 218-223. Epub 2004 Mar 26 PMID: 15042588
  16. Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Keller J.N., Lovell A., Sodhi A., Hart R.P. and Scheff S.W. (2004) Intrinsic differences in isolated brain and spinal cord mitochondria: Implication for therapeutic interventions. Journal of Comparative Neurology 474(4): 524-534. Epub 2004 Jun 3 DOI: 10.1002/cne.20130 PMID: 15174070
  17. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2006) Genetic manipulation of intraspinal plasticity after spinal cord injury alters the severity of autonomic dysreflexia. Journal of Neuroscience 26(11): 2923-2932. Epub 2006 Mar 17 PMID: 16540569, PMCID: PMC3535471
  18. Xiong Y., Rabchevsky A.G. and Hall E.D. (2007) Role of peroxynitrite in secondary oxidative damage after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurochemistry 100(3): 639-649. Epub 2006 Dec 22 DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2006.04312.x PMID: 17181549
  19. Rabchevsky A.G., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (2007) Temporal-spatial dynamics in oligodendrocyte and glial progenitor cell numbers throughout ventrolateral white matter following contusion spinal cord injury. Glia 55(8): 831-843. Epub 2007 Mar 29 PMID: 17390308 DOI: 10.1002/glia.20508
  20. Sullivan P.G., Krishnamurthy S., Patel S.P., Pandya J.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2007) Temporal characterization of mitochondrial bioenergetics after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 24(6): 991-999. Epub 2007 Jun 30 DOI: 10.1089/neu.2006.0242 PMID: 17600515
  21. *Ziemba S., Chaudhry N., Rabchevsky A.G., Jin Y. and Smith G.M. (2008) Targeting axon growth from neuronal transplants along preformed guidance pathways within the adult CNS. Journal of Neuroscience 28(2): 340-348. Epub 2008 Jan 11 PMID: 18184776, PMCID: PMC6670506 *Featured article
  22. Hou S.P., Duale H., Cameron A.A., Abshire S.M., Lyttle T.S. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2008) Plasticity of lumbosacral propriospinal neurons is associated with the development of autonomic dysreflexia after thoracic spinal cord transection. Journal of Comparative Neurology 509(4): 382-399. Epub 2008 June 3 PMID: 18512692, PMCID: PMC2536612
  23. Patel S.P., Pandya J.D., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2009) Differential effects of the mitochondrial uncoupling agent, 2,4-dinitrophenol, or the nitroxide antioxidant, Tempol, on synaptic or nonsynaptic mitochondria after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neuroscience Research 87(1): 130-140. Epub 2008 Aug 19 PMID: 18709657, PMCID: PMC5291118
  24. Patel S.P., Gamboa J.L., McMullen C.A., Rabchevsky A.G. and Andrade F.H. (2009) Lower respiratory capacity in extraocular muscle mitochondria: evidence for intrinsic differences in mitochondrial composition and function. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 50(1): 180-186. Epub 2008 Sep 16 PMID: 18791171, PMCID: PMC2615070
  25. Hou S.P., Duale H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2009) Intraspinal sprouting of unmyelinated pelvic afferents after complete spinal cord injury is correlated with autonomic dysreflexia induced by visceral pain. Neuroscience 159(1): 369-379. Epub 2008 Dec 24. PMID: 19146928, PMCID: PMC3546483
  26. Duale H., Hou S.P., Derbenev A.V., Smith B.N. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2009) Spinal cord injury reduces the efficacy of pseudorabies virus labeling of sympathetic preganglionic neurons. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology 68(2): 168-178. Epub 2009 Jan 20 PMID: 19151624, PMCID: PMC2748969
  27. Derbenev A.V., Duale H., Rabchevsky A.G. and Smith B.N. (2010) Electrophysiological characteristics of identified kidney-related neurons in adult rat spinal cord slices. Neuroscience Letters 474(3): 168-172. Epub 2010 Mar 18. PMID: 20303390, PMCID: PMC2863015
  28. Patel S.P., Sullivan P.G., Lyttle T.S. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2010) Acetyl-L-carnitine ameliorates mitochondrial dysfunction following contusion spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurochemistry 114(1): 291-301. Epub 2010 Apr 23 PMID: 20438613, PMCID: PMC2897952
  29. Duale H., Lyttle T.S., Smith B.N. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2010) Noxious colorectal distention in spinalized rats further reduces pseudorabies virus labeling of sympathetic neurons. Journal of Neurotrauma 27(8): 1369-1378. Epub 2010 Jun 7  PMID: 20528165, PMCID: PMC2967825
  30. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P., Duale H., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R. and Kitzman H. (2011) Gabapentin for spasticity & autonomic dysreflexia after severe spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord 49(1): 991105. Epub 2010 Jun 1 PMID: 20514053, PMCID: PMC2953609 
  31. Onifer S.M., Zhang O., Whitnel-Smith L.K., Raza K., O'Dell C.R., Lyttle T.S., RabchevskyG., Kitzman P.H., Burke D.A. (2011) Horizontal ladder task-specific re-training in adult rats with contusive thoracic spinal cord injury. Restorative Neurology & Neuroscience 29(4): 275-86. Epub 2011 Jun 24 PMID: 21697591, PMCID: PMC3544551
  32. Zhang X., Patel S.P., McCarthy J.J., Rabchevsky A.G., Goldhamer, D.J. and Esser K.A. (2012) A non-canonical e-box within the myod core enhancer is necessary for circadian expression in skeletal muscle. Nucleic Acids Research 1-12, Advance Access published December 30, 2011. Epub 2012 Jan 3 PMID: 22210883, PMCID: PMC3333858
  33. Patel S.P., Sullivan P.G., Lyttle T.S., Magnuson D.S.K. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2012) Acetyl-l-carnitine treatment following spinal cord injury improves mitochondrial function correlated with remarkable tissue sparing and functional recovery. Neuroscience 210: 296-307. Epub 2012 Mar 15. PMID: 22445934, PMCID: PMC3358433
  34. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., Eldahan K.C., O’Dell C.R., Zhang Y., Popovich P.G., Kitzman P.H., and Donohue, K.D. (2012) Effects of gabapentin on muscle spasticity and both induced as well as spontaneous autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury. Frontiers in Physiology 3: 329-350. Epub 2012 Aug 31 PMID: 22934077, PMCID: PMC3429097
  35. *Zhang Y., Guan Z., Reader B., Shawler T., Mandrekar-Colucci S., Huang K., Weil Z., Bratasz A., Wells J., Powell N.D., Sheridan J.F., Whitacre C.C., Rabchevsky A.G., Nash M.S. and Popovich P.G. (2013) Autonomic dysreflexia causes chronic immune suppression after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neuroscience 33(32): 12970-12981. Epub 2013 Aug 9 PMID: 23926252, PMCID: PMC3735880 *Featured article
  36. Nielson J.L., Guandique F., Liu A.W., Muraru V., Burke D.A., Lash A.T., Kline R.H. IV, Moseanko R., Hawbecker S., Strand S.C., Zdunowski S., Irvine K.A., Brock J.H., Rosenzweig E.S., Nout Y.S., Gensel J.C., Anderson K.D., Magnuson D.S.K., Whittemore S.R., McTigue D.M., Popovich P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Steward O., Courtine G., Edgerton V.R., Tuszynski M.H., Beattie M.S., Bresnahan J.C. and Ferguson A.R. (2014) Development of a database for translational spinal cord injury research. Journal of Neurotrauma 31: 1789-1799 Epub 2014 July 31 PMID: 25077610, PMCID: PMC4186058
  37. #Patel S.P.*, Sullivan P.G.*, Pandy J.D., Goldstein G.A., VanRooyen J.L., Yonutas H.M., Eldahan K.C., Morehouse J., Magnuson D.S.K. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2014) N-acetylcysteine amide preserves mitochondrial bioenergetics and improves functional recovery following spinal trauma. Experimental Neurology 257: 95-105. Epub 2014 May 5 PMID: 24805071, PMCID: PMC4114148

#Featured in editorial (Semple B.D. Exp Neurol 261: 291-97) *authors contributed equally

  1. #Pandya J.D., Readnower R.D., Patel S.P., Yonutas H.M., Pauly J.R., Goldstein G.A., Rabchevsky A.G. and Sullivan P.G. (2014) N-acetylcysteine amide confers neuroprotection, improves bioenergetics and behavioral outcome following TBI. Experimental Neurology 257: 106-113 Epub 2014 May 1 PMID: 24792639, PMCID: PMC4086163   #Featured in editorial (Semple B.D. Exp Neurol 261: 291-97)
  2. Patel S.P.*, Smith T.D.*, VanRooyen J.L., Powell D., Cox D.H., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2016) Serial diffusion tensor imaging in vivo predicts long-term functional recovery and histopathology in rats following different severities of spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 33:917-928   Epub 2015 Dec 9 PMID: 26650623, PMCID: PMC4876527 *authors contributed equally
  3. Visavadiya N.P.*, Patel S.P.*, VanRooyen J.L., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2016) Cellular and subcellular oxidative stress parameters following severe spinal cord injury. Redox Biology 8: 59-67. Epub 2015 Dec 30 PMID: 26760911, PMCID: PMC4712315 *authors contributed equally  
  4. Rau K.K., Hill C.E., Harrison B.J., Venkat G., Koenig H.M., Cook S.B, Rabchevsky A.G., Taylor B.K., Hai T. and Petruska J.C. (2016) Cutaneous tissue damage induces long-lasting nociceptive sensitization and regulation of cellular stress- and nerve injury-associated genes in sensory neurons. Experimental Neurology S0014-4886(16)30159-5. Epub 2016 June 2 PMID: 27264359, PMCID: PMC4992590
  5. Zhang Z., Shen M., Gresch P., Ghamari-Langroudi M., Rabchevsky A.G., Emeson R. and Stamm S. (2016) Oligonucleotide-induced alternative splicing of serotonin 2C receptor reduces food intake. EMBO Molecular Medicine 8(8): 878-894. Epub 2016 June 9 PMID: 27406820, PMCID: PMC4967942
  6. Patel S.P.*, Cox D.H.*, Gollihue J.L., Bailey W.M., Geldenhuys W.J., Gensel J.C., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) Pioglitazone treatment following spinal cord injury maintains acute mitochondrial integrity and increases chronic tissue sparing and functional recovery. Experimental Neurology 293 74-82. Epub 2017 March 30 PMID: 28365473, PMCID: PMC5473659 *authors contributed equally
  7. Gollihue J.L., Patel S.P., Mashburn C., Eldahan K.C., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) Optimization of mitochondrial isolation techniques for intraspinal transplantation procedures. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 287: 1-12. Epub 2017 May 26 PMID: 28554833, PMCID: PMC5533517
  8. Eldahan K.C., Cox DH, Gollihue, J.L., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) Rapamycin exacerbates cardiovascular dysfunction after complete high-thoracic spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 35:842-853. Epub 2017 Dec 15 PMID: 29205090, PMCID: PMC5863090
  9. Gollihue J.L., Patel S.P., Mashburn C., Eldahan K.C., Cox D.H., DonahueR., Taylor B.K., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2018) Effects of mitochondrial transplantation on bioenergetics, cellular incorporation and functional recovery after spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 35:842-853. Epub 2017 Dec 15 PMID: 29205090, PMCID: PMC6053898
  10. Scholpa N.E., Williams H., Wang W., Corum D., Narang A., Tomlinson S., Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G. and Schnellmann R.G. (2019) Pharmacological stimulation of mitochondrial biogenesis using the FDA-approved β2-adrenoreceptor agonist formoterol for the treatment of spinal cord injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 36:962-972. Epub 2018 Nov 16 PMID: 30280980, PMCID: PMC6484358
  11. Owen A.M., Patel S.P., Smith J.D., Belasuriya B.K., Mori S.F, Hawk G.S., Stromberg A.J., Kuriyama N., Kaneki M., Rabchevsky A.G., Butterfield T.A., Esser K.A., Peterson C.A., Starr M.E. and Saito H. (2019) Chronic muscle weakness and mitochondrial dysfunction in the absence of sustained atrophy in a preclinical sepsis model. eLife 8, e49920, p. 1-25. Epub 2019 Oct 19 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.49920 PMID: 31793435, PMCID: PMC6890461
  12. Eldahan K.C., Williams H.C., Cox D.H., Gollihue J.L., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2020) Paradoxical effects of continuous high dose gabapentin treatment on autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury. Experimental Neurology 209: 59-70. Epub 2019 Oct 31 PMID: 31678138, PMCID: PMC9204647
  13. Hart S.H., Patel S.P., Michael F.M., Stoilov P., Leow C.J., Hernandez A., Jolly A., de la Grange P., Rabchevsky A.G., Stamm S. (2022) Rat spinal cord injury associated with spasticity leads to widespread changes in the regulation of retained introns. Neurotrauma Reports 3(1): 105-121. Epub 2022 Mar 4 DOI: 10.1089/neur.2021.0042 PMCID: PMC8985541
  14. Patel S.P., Michael F.M., Khan M.A., Duggan B., Wyse S., Darby D., Chaudhuri K., Pham J., Gollihue J., DeRouchey J.E., Sullivan P.G., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2022) Erodible thermogelling hydrogels for localized mitochondrial transplantation to the spinal cord. Mitochondrion 64 (2022) 145–155. Epub 2022 April 6 DOI: 10.1016/j.mito.2022.04.002 PMCID: PMC9154311

 

 

INVITED REVIEWS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

 

  1. Streit W.J., Rabchevsky A.G., Theele D.P. and Hickey W.F. (1995) Immunohistochemistry of leukocyte antigens in the rat brain. In: Methods in Neurosciences. Phillips M.I. & Evans D. (Eds.), Academic Press, pp. 272-280.
  2. Rabchevsky A.G. and Streit W.J. (1998) Role of microglia in postinjury repair and regeneration of the CNS. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 4: 187-192.
  3. Rabchevsky A.G. and Smith G.M. (2001) Therapeutic interventions following mammalian spinal cord injury. Archives of Neurology, 58: 721-726. Epub 2001 May 18 PMID: 11346366
  4. Rabchevsky A.G. (2002) Influences of activated microglia/brain macrophages on spinal cord injury and regeneration. In: Microglia in the regenerating and degenerating central nervous system. Streit W.J. (Ed.), Springer-Verlag: New York. 209-226.
  5. Rabchevsky A.G. (2004) SCI – My path to scientific discovery. In: From there to here: Stories of adjustment to spinal cord injury. Karp G. & Klein S. (Eds.), No Limits Communications. 76-81.
  6. Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Waldmeier P.C. and Springer J.E. (2005) Mitochondrial permeability transition in CNS trauma: Cause or effect of neuronal cell death? Journal of Neuroscience Research 79(1-2): 231-239. Epub 2004 Dec 2 PMID: 15573402
  7. Rabchevsky A.G. (2006) Segmental organization of spinal reflexes mediating autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Progress in Brain Research 152: Autonomic Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury. Weaver L.C. & Polosa C. (Eds.), Elsevier B.V. 265-274. Epub 2005 Oct 4 PMID: 16198706, PMCID: PMC3529572
  8. Onifer S.M., Rabchevsky A.G. and Scheff S.W. (2007) Rat models of traumatic spinal cord injury to assess motor recovery. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal 48(4): 385-395. Epub 2007 Aug 23 DOI: 10.1093/ilar.48.4.385 PMID: 17712224
  9. Rabchevsky A.G. and Kitzman P.H. (2011) Latest approaches for the treatment of spasticity and autonomic dysreflexia in chronic spinal cord injury. Neurotherapeutics 8(2):274-82. Epub 2011 Mar 9 PMID: 21384222, PMCID: PMC3101828
  10. McEwen M.L., Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G. and Springer, J.E. (2011) Targeting mitochondrial function for the treatment of acute spinal cord injury. Neurotherapeutics 8(2): 168-179. Epub 2011 Mar 2 PMID: 21360236, PMCID: PMC3101832
  11. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P. and Springer J.E. (2011) Pharmacological interventions for spinal cord injury: Where do we stand? How might we step forward? Pharmacology & Therapeutics 132(1):15-29. Epub 2011 May 25 PMID: 21605594 DOI: 10.1016/j.pharmthera.2011.05.001
  12. Petruska J.C., Hubscher C.H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2013) Challenges and opportunities of sensory plasticity after SCI. Frontiers in Physiology 4: 231-234. Epub 2013 Aug 30 PMID: 23986722, PMCID: PMC3753431
  13. Hou S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2014) Autonomic consequences of spinal cord injury. Comprehensive Physiology 4: 1419-1453. Epub 2014 Oct 8 PMID: 25428850 DOI: 10.1002/cphy.c130045
  14. Kwon B.K., Streijger F., Hill C.E., Anderson A.J., Bacon M., Beattie M.S., Blesch A., Bradbury E.J., Brown A., Bresnahan J.C., Case C.C., Colburn R.W., David S., Fawcett J.W., Ferguson A.R., Fischer I., Floyd C.L., Gensel J.C., Houle J.D., Jakeman L.B., Jeffery N.D., Jones L.A., Kleitman N., Kocsis J., Lu P., Magnuson D.S., Marsala M., Moore S.W., Mothe A.J., Oudega M., Plant G.W., Rabchevsky A.S., Schwab J.M., Silver J., Steward O., Xu X.M., Guest J.D., Tetzlaff W. (2015) Large animal and primate models of spinal cord injury for the testing of novel therapies. Experimental Neurology 269:154-168. Epub 2015 April 19 DOI: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2015.04.008 PMID: 25902036
  15. Gollihue J.L. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) Prospects for therapeutic mitochondrial transplantation. Mitochondrion 35: 70-79 Epub 2017 May 19 PMID: 28533168, PMCID: PMC5518605
  16. Stamm S., Gruber S.B., Rabchevsky A.G. and Emeson R.B. (2017) The activity of the serotonin receptor 2C is regulated by alternative splicing. Human Genetics 136(9):1079-1091. Epub 2017 June 29 PMID: 28664341 PMCID: PMC5873585
  17. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P. and Sullivan P.G. (2017) Targeting mitoNEET with pioglitazone for therapeutic neuroprotection after spinal cord injury. Neural Regeneration Research 12(11): 1807-1808. Epub 2017 Oct 19 PMID: 29239323 PMCID: PMC5745831
  18. Gollihue J.L., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2018) Mitochondrial transplantation strategies as potential therapeutics for central nervous system trauma. Neural Regeneration Research 13(2):194-197. Epub 2017 Dec 7 PMID: 29557359, PMCID: PMC5879881
  19. Eldahan K.C. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2018) Autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury: Systemic pathophysiology and methods of management. Special Issue “Spinal cord injury (SCI) and the autonomic nervous system,” Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical, 209: 59-70. Epub 2017 May 8 PMID: 28506502, PMID: PMC5677594
  20. Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2019) Application of the Infinity Horizon spinal cord contusion injury model. Animal Models of Acute Neurological Injuries, 2nd edition, Humana Press; Chen J., Xu Z.C., Xu X.-M. and Zhang J.H. (Eds.) pp. 1-7.
  21. Michael F.M., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2019) Intraspinal plasticity associated with development of autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 13: 505-115. Epub 2019 Nov 8 PMID: 31780900, PMCID: PMC6856770
  22. Fouad K., Bixby J.L., Callahan A., Grethe J.S., Jakeman L.B., Lemmon V.P., Magnuson D.S.K., Martone M.E., Nielson J.L., Schwab J.M., Taylor-Burds C., Tetzlaff W., Torres-Espin A., Ferguson A.R.; FAIR-SCI Ahead Workshop Participants (2020) FAIR SCI Ahead: The Evolution of the Open Data Commons for Pre-Clinical Spinal Cord Injury Research. Journal of Neurotrauma 37: 831-838. Epub 2019 Dec 6 PMID: 31608767 PMCID: PMC7071068
  23. Rabchevsky A.G., Michael, F.M. and Patel S.P. (2020) Mitochondria focused neurotherapeutics for spinal cord injury. Special IssueMitochondria and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Experimental Neurology 1-9. Epub 2020 Apr 27 DOI: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2020.113332 PMID: 32353464 PMCID: PMC9164988
  24. Bourbeau D., Bolon A., Chernesky J., Creasey G., Fertig B., French J., Jeji T., Kaiser A., Kouznetsov R., Rabchevsky A.G., Gallo Santacruz, B., Sun J., Thor K.B., Wheeler T., Wierbicky J. (2020) Needs, priorities, and attitudes of individuals with spinal cord injury toward nerve stimulation devices for bladder and bowel function. Spinal Cord 1-11. Epub 2020 Sept 7 PMID: 32895475 PMCID: PMC7642195
  25. Morse L.R., Field-Fote E.C., Contreras-Vidal J., Noble-Haeusslein L.J., Rodreick M., SCI 2020 Working Group, Shields R.K., Sofroniew M., Wudlick R. and Zanca J.M. (2021) Meeting proceedings for SCI 2020: Launching a decade of disruption in spinal cord injury research. Journal of Neurotrauma 38(9):1251-1266. Epub 2021 Feb 3 DOI: 10.1089/neu.2020.7174 PMID: 33353467
  26. Michael F.M. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2023) Spinal interneurons and autonomic dysreflexia after injury. Chapter 10; Elsevier Pub (Eds) Lane and Zholudeva  https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819260-3.00012-3

 

Submitted Manuscripts/Chapters or In Preparation:

Felicia M. Michael, Samir P. Patel and Rabchevsky A.G. (In Preparation) Proinflammatory and immunomodulatory gene and protein expression patterns in spinal cord and spleen following complete high thoracic injury.

 

SEE PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS LISTED AFTER

PROFESSIONAL SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

 

 

 

PRESS/MEDIA RELEASES/PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

 

1/2020       Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who’s Who    

United Press,  http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release-service/470075  

 

11/2016      Getchell Memorial Award Honors Graduate Scientist's Persistence in Seeking National Funding

UK Now,  University of Kentucky News  http://uknow.uky.edu/research/getchell-memorial-award-honors-graduate%E2%80%99s-persistence-seeking-national-funding

 

6/2016         Mentoring a Key Factor in Spinal Cord Researcher's Success

            UK Now, University of Kentucky http://uknow.uky.edu/content/mentoring-key-factor-spinal-cord-researchers-success

 

2/2016         Motivated by Personal Experience, Scientist Seeks Answers About Spinal Cord Injury

UK Now, University of Kentucky  http://uknow.uky.edu/content/motivated-personal-experience-scientist-seeks-answers-about-spinal-cord-injuryhttps://youtu.be/938-NOmZkso 

Spinal Cord Injury Zone,   http://www.spinalcordinjuryzone.com/videos/16181/motivated-by-personal-experience-scientist-seeks-answers-about-spinal-cord-injury

 

10/2012          J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Symposium 2012

Western University, Ontario, Canada  https://youtu.be/nQl_1Px54UY

 

8/2013             Acetyl-L-Carnitine    PN/Paraplegia News Magazine http://pvamag.com/pn/article/5680/acetyllcarnitine; http://www.healingtherapies.info/Acetyl-L-Carnitine.htm  

 

10/2015           Two University of Kentucky Researchers Awarded Grants from Conquer Paralysis Now

UK Now, University of Kentucky News http://uknow.uky.edu/content/two-university-kentucky-researchers-awarded-grants-conquer-paralysis-now

The Lane Report   http://www.lanereport.com/56323/2015/10/two-uk-researchers-awarded-grants-from-conquer-paralysis-now/?utm_source=Faster%20Lane%20Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=oct-28-2015

 

11/2015     Extraordinary Medicine Episode (12) on SCI/TBI

Documentary of Drs. Rabchevsky & Sullivan’s work on mitochondria-targeted interventions for SCI & TBI.  FBR licensed series to Discovery Network, Australia and Latin America, Liz Hodge, Director/Producer, FBR Media

 

9/2011       Commonly Used Supplement May Improve Recovery from Spinal Cord Injuries

            UK Now, University of Kentucky http://uknow.uky.edu/content/commonly-used-supplement-may-improve-recovery-spinal-cord-injuries

            Science Daily, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110928185025.htm

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE at UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

Course Lecturer

2022                Neuroscience Seminar-BIO 426, Spinal cord injury: Pathophysiology and therapeutics.

2018                Neuroscience Seminar-BIO 426, Spinal cord injury: Pathophysiology and therapeutics.

2015                 Graduate Gerontology Program-GRN 650, Research methods and design.

2015                Undergraduate Honors Program-HON 301, Where are all the women?

2010 - 2018     Elementary Physiology-PGY 206, Endocrinology.

2009 - 2019     Physical Therapy-PT 827, Pathophysiology of spasticity and autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury and Spinal cord injury & functional electrical stimulation.

2009 - 2021     Neurobiology of CNS Injury & Repair-ANA 605 & PGY 605, Spinal cord injury models and Intraspinal plasticity associated with autonomic dysreflexia after SCI and Post-traumatic demyelination & remyelination.

2008                Physical Therapy-PT 827, Plasticity of both visceral sensory fibers and propriospinal neurons is associated with the development of autonomic dysfunction after spinal cord injury.

2007                CNS Injury and Repair, Special Topics Course-ANA 780 & PGY 630, Spinal cord injury models and Autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury and Post-traumatic demyelination & remyelination.

2006 - 2008     Dental Human Function-OBI 814, Neurophysiology.

2005                Principles of Neurobiology-ANA 605, Spinal cord injury models and Autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury.

2005                Medical Neuroscience-MD 817, Spinal cord injury & functional electrical stimulation.

2004                Advanced Pharmacology-PHA 658, Modern viral approaches.

2004                Medical Neuroscience-MD 817, Spinal cord injury: Dysfunctions & therapeutic approaches.

2003                Medical Neuroscience-MD 817, Spinal cord injury: Clinical treatment from lab bench to clinical trials.

2003 - 2009     Principles of Human Physiology-PGY 412G, Neurophysiology.

2002                Medical Neuroscience-MD 817, Therapeutic interventions following spinal cord injury: Defining targets of experimental treatments.

2002                Physical Therapy-PT 827, A surgically implanted Functional Electrical System for standing and walking.

 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE at OTHER NATIONAL INSTITUTES

Invited Lecturer

2016                Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, Autonomic dysreflexia following spinal cord injury. (teleconference with Dr. Vance Lemmon)

2009 - 2013     Spinal Cord Injury Research Training Program, The NIH and The Ohio State University, Center for Brain and Spinal Repair, Modulating the pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury.

2007                Spinal Cord Injury Research Training Program, The NIH and The Ohio State University, Center for Brain and Spinal Repair, Plasticity of both sensory axons and propriospinal neurons influences the severity of autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury, and Spinal cord injury & functional electrical stimulation.

2006 - 2007     Neurobiology-Bio S315, University of North Carolina, Pembroke, Department of Biology, Spinal cord injury: dysfunctions, clinical treatments, experimental models & therapeutics. (teleconferences with Dr. Robert Poage)

2006 - 2007     The Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Spinal Cord Injury Techniques Course, University of California at Irvine, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Plasticity of both sensory axons and propriospinal neurons influences the severity of autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury, and Basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) therapy for recovery of motor function.

2004                The Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Spinal Cord Injury Techniques Course, University of California at Irvine, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Dysfunction after spinal cord injury: Clinical and experimental therapeutics.

2003                The Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Spinal Cord Injury Techniques Course, University of California at Irvine, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Gene therapy for spinal cord dysfunction; A surgically implanted neuroprosthesis for exercise, standing and transfers after spinal cord injury.

2002                The Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Spinal Cord Injury Techniques Course, University of California at Irvine, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Therapeutic interventions following spinal cord injury: clinical treatment to lab bench to clinical trials.

2001                The Reeve-Irvine Research Center, Spinal Cord Injury Techniques Course, University of California at Irvine, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Growth factor therapy for recovery after spinal cord injury.

 

MENTORING

 

Doctoral Thesis Advisor

2014 - 2019     Khalid Eldahan (Physiology), PhD Dissertation mentor/chair; Scientist at Lonza                                           Bioscience, Houston, TX

2012 - 2017     Jenna VanRooyen-Gollihue (Physiology), PhD Dissertation mentor/chair; postdoctoral 

                                    scholar in Chris Norris lab, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

2007 - 2008      Joseph Whelan (Physiology), Master’s thesis advisor; Biomedical Life Scientist at Leidos, MD

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

2019 - present  Dr. Felicia Mary Michael, Postdoctoral Scholar, Physiology & SCoBIRC

2011 - 2012     Dr. Rachel Hill, IACUC Administrative Professional II, University of Kentucky

2006 - 2014     Dr. Samirkumar Patel, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology

2006 - 2009     Dr. Hanad Duale, now CEO at Kare Intellex, Inc. Columbus, OH

2005 - 2008     Dr. Shaoping Hou, Assoc Professor, Drexel, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Philadelphia, PA

2005 - 2006     Dr. Sairam Krishnamurthy, Professor of Pharmaceutics, Banaras Hindu University, India 

2003 - 2004     Dr. Adrian A. Cameron, faculty associate at University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Graduate Student Mentoring

2021                Kelsey Campbell, rotating IBS graduate student

2011                Jenna VanRooyen (Gollihue), rotating IBS graduate student

2011                Hyein Jang, rotating IBS graduate student

2008                Darren Miller, rotating IBS graduate student

2008                Brent Hackett, rotating IBS graduate student

2008                Eva Bach, rotating IBS graduate student

2006                Erica Fleishaker; rotating IBS graduate student

2005                Andrew Sauerbeck, rotating IBS graduate student

2005                Christopher Trimby, rotating IBS graduate student

2003                George Day, rotating IBS graduate student

 

Medical Student Mentoring

2015                Justin Huber, 4th Year Med Student, PGY850 Clinical Resident Program

2014 - 2015     Catherine Wang, 3rd Year Med Student, Professional Student Mentored Research Fellowship

2013                Chad Willis, 2nd Year Med Student, Medical Student Research Program (Fed Work-Study)

2013                Catherine Wang, 2nd Year Med Student, Med Student Research Program (Fed Work-Study)

2003 - 2005      Igor Voskresensky, 2nd Year Medical Student (STEPS Program)

2002                Janna Hackett, 2nd Year Medical Student (Federal Work Study Program)

 

Undergraduate Researchers

2021 - present  Olivia Whitfield, PGY394 Program

2021 - present  Blayne Starkey, PGY394 Program

2021 - present  Cannon La Font, PGY394 Program

2021 - present  Emmylou Tidwell, PGY394 Program

2021                Sophia Carpico, PGY394 Program

2021                Jay Patel, PGY394 Program

2020                Ashley Pitts, PGY394 Program

2019                Stephen Spezzano, PGY394 Program

2019                Bailee Taylor, BIO395/ABT396 Programs         

2018 - 2019     Lydia Boyd, PGY394 Program

2018                Sean Dunn, BIO395 Program

2017                Christian Baker, KHP395 Program

2018                Alexandra Bruce, BIO395 Program

2019                Janki Naidugari, BIO395 Program

2016                Kaylin Foreman, KHP395 Program

2016                Meraj Kotwal, BIO395 Program

2016                Carlee Schreiber, KHP395 Program

2015                Rebecca Joel, BIO395 Program

2015                Ashley Pittman, HHS445 Program

2015                Aileexandria Sandlin, ABT301 Program 

2015                Hannah Hollenbach, BIO395 Program

2015                Alex Carter, BIO395 Program

2014 - 2016     Jonathan Gardner, CHEM395 Program

2014 - 2017     Jensen Goh, BIO395 & KHP395 Programs

2013 - 2015     Ana Bahrami, BIO395 Program

2013 - 2014     Alicia Kaseta, Physiology Scholars Program

2013 - 2014     Jensen Goh, Physiology Scholars Program

2013 - 2014     Katherine Spezzano, BIO395 Program

2012                Nathalie Astudillo, BIO395 Program 

2012                Nicholas Streck, BIO395 Program  

2012 - 2013     Christian Baker, BIO395 Program 

2011 - 2013     Taylor Smith, CHEM395 Program

2011                Seth Leeds, BIO395 Program

2011                Anthony Gutierrez, Gatton Academy Research Fellowship

2010 - 2011     Oksana Zhurbich, BIO395 & Federal Work Study Program

2009                Alecia Fields, BIO395 Program

2009                Jenna Gilb, BIO395 Program   

2008 - 2009      Jennifer Evans, ANA395 Program

2008                JaSan Rumph, Bucks for Brains Summer Research Program

2007                Racine Gue, ABT395 Program

2007                Sarah Reagin, KYSS Summer Research Program

2007                Aaron Harris, BIO395 Program

2003                Leslie Schwindel, STEPS Program

 

Ph.D. Dissertation Committees

2015 - 2019      Nour Baddar (Biology)

2011 - 2013     Gregory Corder (Physiology)

2009 - 2013     Shaun Carlson (Physiology)

2008 - 2013     S. Alex Marshall (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

2005 - 2011     Christopher Trimby (Physiology)

2004 - 2008     Yiqin Xiong (Anatomy & Neurobiology)

2003 - 2007     Kristine Ziemba (Physiology)

2002 - 2005     Michael Smith (Anatomy & Neurobiology)

2002 - 2005     Karah Nazor (Gerontology)

 

Outside Reviewer/Examiner for Ph.D. Dissertation Committees

2019 - 2022     Cameron Trueblood (Neurobiology & Anatomy, Drexel University)

2014                Sang Hee Lee (U.K., Nutritional Sciences)

2013                Sarah Figley (Medicine, University of Toronto, CA)

2009 - 2012     Patricia J. Ward (Anatomy & Neurobiology, University of Louisville)

2009                Ernest Aguilar (Neuroscience; Flinders University, AUS)

2005                Fujian Zhang (U.K., Nutritional Sciences)

 

Training of Visiting Scientists

2010                Dr. Yanling Yang, Visiting Scholar, Yan’an University Medical School, Yan’an, P.R. China

 

Trainee Awards/Honors

2020 - 2022     Felicia Michael, PhD – Principle Investigator, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship #651019 (Rabchevsky, Sponsor)

2021                Felicia Michael, PhD – Poster Cash Award and the Dean’s Lecture Series presentation, The Annual College of Medicine Trainee Poster Competition, University of Kentucky

2016                Jenna VanRooyen-Gollihue – Michael Goldberger Award, Top (1) ranked poster presentation. The 34th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY

2016                Jenna VanRooyen-Gollihue - Thomas V. Getchell, PhD, Memorial Award, for excellence in                  grant writing, Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky

2016                Jenna VanRooyen-Gollihue – Poster Award, The 4th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Physiological Society, BioPharmacy Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2016 - 2018     Khalid Eldahan – Pre-doctoral Scholar Training Program grant, Neurobiology of CNS Injury and Repair, National Institutes of Health-NIDA (5T32 NS077889) (Rabchevsky, Sponsor)  

2016 - 2018     Jenna VanRooyen-Gollihue – NIH/NINDS F31 Grant Award (Principle Investigator), Mitochondria transplantation for functional recovery after spinal cord injury (Rabchevsky, Sponsor)

2015                Jenna VanRooyen-Gollihue – Poster Cash Award, Bluegrass Society Neuroscience Day, Civic Center, Lexington, KY

2015                Jenna VanRooyen – Travel Award Recipient, The 22nd Annual American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Conference, Clearwater, FL

2015                Jenna VanRooyen – Poster Selection for Oral Presentation, The 22nd Annual American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Conference, Clearwater, FL

2014 - 2016     Jenna VanRooyen – Pre-doctoral Scholar Training Program grant, Neurobiology of CNS Injury and Repair, NIH-NIDA (5T32 NS077889) (Rabchevsky, Sponsor)

2013 - 2014     Catherine Wang, 3rd Year Med Student, Professional Student Mentored Research Fellowship

2013                Samir Patel, PhD – Oral Presentation, The 19th Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord & Head Injury Research Trust Symposium, Louisville, KY

2013                Samir Patel, PhD – Poster Selection for Oral Presentation, The 31st Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Nashville, TN

2012                Samir Patel, PhD – Poster Selection for Oral Presentation, The 30th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Phoenix, AZ

2009                Samir Patel, PhD – Awarded Neilsen Foundation Fellowship grant (Declined)

2009                Samir Patel, PhD – Travel Award recipient, The 2nd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies, Santa Barbara, CA

2008 - 2010     Hanad Duale, PhD – Principal Investigator (Paralyzed Veterans Administration Research Foundation Fellowship #2561 (Rabchevsky, Sponsor)

2008 - 2009     Joseph Whelan – Pre-doctoral Scholar Training grant, Therapeutic Strategies for Neurodegeneration Training Grant, NIH-NIDA (1T32 DA022738) (Rabchevsky, Sponsor)

2007                Samir Patel, PhD – Best Poster, Oral Presentation & Cash Award, The 25th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Kansas City, MO

2007                Shaoping Hou, PhD – Outstanding Student Abstract, The 25th Annual Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Kansas City, MO

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES AND SERVICE

 

Departmental

2019 - 2021     Organizing Committee for the 2021 Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust Fund Symposium

2018 - 2022     Department of Physiology Research committee

2012                SCoBIRC Faculty Retreat Planning committee

2007 - 2008      Chair, Organizing Committee for the 2008 14th Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust Fund Symposium

2004 - 2008     SCoBIRC Faculty Search Committee

2003 - 2013     Lexington Biannual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust Symposium Organizing committee

2003 - 2005     SCoBIRC-sponsored Seminar Series Coordinator

2002 - 2005     SCoBIRC Journal Club Organizer

 

College of Medicine

2018 - 2022     Biomedical Education Committee

2016 - 2019     Curriculum Subcommittee (Basic Science)

2007 - 2016     Interviewer, MD-PhD Program

2005 - 2008      Early Mobility Task Force Committee, U.K. Chandler Hospital

2004 - present Graduate School Faculty member

2002 - 2018     Interviewer, IBS Graduate Student Program

 

University

2015                Neuroscience Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biology

2013                New Financial Budget Model Research Work Team, Office of VP for Research

2011 – 2014     Council of Endowed Professors and Chairs, Steering Committee

2011 - 2014      Senate Hearing Panel member (Privilege and Tenure), Office of the President

2009                Office of Research Integrity (ORI) Program Review Committee, Office of the Vice President for Research

2009                Society for Promotion of Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

2004 - 2005     IACUC Pain Policy committee member

2002 - 2005      Institutional Animal Care and Use committee (IACUC) member

Outreach

2021                Ninth Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Virtual Symposium to over 95 registrants, Lexington, KY

2020                Eight Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Virtual Symposium to over 150 registrants-Covid-19, Lexington, KY

2019                Seventh Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Northeast Christian Church in Hamburg, Lexington, KY

2018 - present Unite 2 Fight Paralysis., Board of Directors member, Minneapolis, MN

2018 - present Delegate to North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium (NASCIC)

2018                Sixth Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Northeast Christian Church in Hamburg, Lexington, KY

2017 - present Independence Place KY, Inc., Board of Directors member, Lexington, KY

2017                Inaugural North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium (NASCIC), Representative of Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Airport Hilton, Miami, FL

2017                Fifth Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, Lexington, KY

2017                Disability Awareness Day, Life in a Wheelchair, Seton Catholic Elementary School

2017                Panel Discussion Member, Communication and self-advocacy; Real world situations and solutions. The 8th Annual Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network Conference (Sept), Engagement, Communication & Access, Perkins Conference Center, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

2016                Fourth Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital, Lexington, KY

2015                Third Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Vice President and co-organizer, Marriot Griffin Gate Hotel, Lexington, KY

2015                Invited by Governor Steve Beshear to the Capitol in Frankfort, KY where he signed a proclamation recognizing the Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury on the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

2015                Moderator of Panel Discussion, Impact of the ACA from the patient and caregiver point of view. The 7th Annual Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network Conference, Healthcare Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities, Perkins Conference Center, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

2015                Chair, No Barriers University Scientific Symposia, No Barriers USA Summit, Park City, UT

2014                Second Annual Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, co-organizer and moderator, Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY

2014                Moderator of Panel Discussion, Issues relating to SCI and TBI and caregivers. The 6th Annual Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network Conference, Issues Related to Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke and Brain Injury, The Perkins Conference Center, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

2013 - present Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury (KCSCI), vice president, Lexington, KY

2013                Inaugural Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, co-organizer, moderator and keynote speaker, Civic Center, Lexington, KY

2013                Moderator of Panel Discussion, Health and wellness living with spinal cord injury. The 5th      Annual Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network Conference, Issues Related to Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke and Brain Injury, The Perkins Conference Center, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

2013                Chair, No Barriers University Scientific Symposia, No Barriers USA Summit, Telluride, CO

2012                Moderator of Panel Discussion, Aging with spinal cord injury from the clients point of view.   The 4th Annual Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network Health Summit, Issues Related to Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke Across the Life Span, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

2011 - 2018     Elkhorn Park Neighborhood Association, Board of Directors, Lexington, KY

2011                Chair, No Barriers University Scientific Symposia. No Barriers Summit, Winter Park, CO

2011                Moderator of Panel Discussion, Spinal cord injury and issues unique to this condition. The 3rd Annual Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network Health Summit, Issues Related to Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke, The Center for Rural Development, Somerset, KY

2010 - 2019     No Barriers USA, Board of Directors member, Fort Collins, CO

2010 - 2019     Spinal Cord Injury Peer Alliance Program, KARRN & Cardinal Hill Rehab Hospital

2010 - 2015     Volunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass, Lexington, KY

2009 - present Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN), advisory board

2009 - 2013      Fayette County Science Fair, Faculty volunteer, Bryan Station High School, Lexington, KY

2009                Brain Awareness Day, Faculty volunteer, Explorium of Lexington, KY

2007 - 2009     Spinal Cord Injury Unit Support Group member, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

2006 - 2007     Coordinator of SCoBIRC ‘Day in a Wheelchair experience’, in collaboration with Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

 

NIH Study Sections: panel member

2016 - 2017     NIH/NINDS: Clinical Neuroplasticity and Neurotransmitters-CNNT

2011 - 2013     NIH/NINDS: NST-1 Subcommittee member (K Awards in Neuroscience/Neurology)

2010                NIH: ARRA RC4 Sustainable Community-Linked Infrastructure Panel ZRG1 HDM-D (58)

2009                NIH: Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia (ZRG1 HOP-Y (50) R)

 

Grant Reviewer (non-NIH)

2021 - present  International Spinal Research Trust (ISRT-Spinal Cord Foundation, UK) and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF)

2013 - 2022                 Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (SRB, standing member)

2010 - 2012                  Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (SRB, ad hoc)

2010 - 2011                  Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence program

2010 - 2013                  Congressional Directed Medical Research Program (Spinal Cord Injury Res Program)

2010 - 2011                  Veterans’ Health Administration, RRD0 (RR&D Merit Review Award)

2007 - 2008                  Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

2006 - 2009                  New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Program

2006 - 2008                  American Heart Association (AHA)

2005 - 2011                  New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research

2004 - 2010                  Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Foundation

2004 - 2011                  International Spinal Research Trust (ISRT-Spinal Cord Foundation, UK)

2003 - 2004                  Daniel Heumann Foundation

2003                             State of South Carolina, Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund

 

Journal Reviewer > 25/year

American Journal of Physiology

Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical

Biology

BMC Veterinary Research

Brain Research

Burns and Trauma

Cell Biochemistry & Function

Cell Reports

Cells

Clinical Neurophysiology

European Journal of Neuroscience

Experimental Neurology

Experimental Physiology

Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy

Free Radical Biology and Medicine

Frontiers in Neuroscience

Frontiers in Physiology

Glia

Journal of Applied Physiology

Journal of Comparative Neurology

Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry

Journal of Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Screening

Journal of Integrative Neuroscience

Journal of Neurochemistry

Journal of Neuroimmunology

Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology

Journal of Neuroscience

Journal of Neuroscience Methods

Journal of Neuroscience Research

Journal of Neurotrauma

Journal of Physiology

Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine

Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Molecular Neurobiology

Molecular Therapy

Nature Communications

Nature Protocols

Neural Regeneration Research

Neurobiology of Disease

Neuropharmacology

Neuroscience

Neuroscience Letters

Neurotherapeutic

OBM Neurobiology

Pain Management

Physiological Reports

Public Library of Science (PLOS) ONE

Scientific Reports

Spinal Cord

Trends in Neurosciences

The Scientific World

World Journal of Orthopedics

 

Consulting Activities

2021 - present     Mitrix Bio, Inc. San Francisco, CA    Scientific Advisor/Collaborator

2021 - present     Cellvie, Inc. Houston, TX   Scientific Advisor/Consultant

2014 - present     Keck Institute, NJ, Data & Safety Monitoring Board, W81XWH-14-2-0190, Gail Forrest PI

 

Other Service (National/International)

2019-present   National Neurotrauma Society, Committee for Advocacy member

2021                Moderator of panel discussion, Beyond the Hype: Brain Computer Interfaces, From Concept to Real     World; Regeneration Strategies, The 16th Annual Science & Advocacy virtual Symposium, Unite 2 Fight Paralysis organization

2021                Invited panelist, Advocacy Pathways for Spinal Cord Injury. Neurotrauma Advocacy: Building a Pathway for the Future (Co-Chairs Drs. Grace Griesbach and Amy Wagner). The 38th Annual National Neurotrauma Society virtual symposium

2020                Moderator of panel discussion, Pre-Clinical Research done in laboratory experiments and animal models. The 15th Annual Working2Walk virtual symposium, Unite 2 Fight Paralysis organization

2019                Co-Chair (with Dr. Dianne Langford), Targeting mitochondrial medicine to improve functional outcome after CNS injury. The 37th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA

2019                Co-Chair (with Drs. Grace Griesbach and Amy Wagner), What Does Function Mean to Me? Function After SCI & TBI & Advocacy-Roundtable Lunches. The 37th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA

2016                Co-Chair (with Dr. Lumy Sawaki), Engineering approaches for functional restoration after spinal cord injury. The 34th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY

2016               Chair, Management of acute autonomic dysfunction after spinal cord injury. The 34th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY

2016 - 2019     National Neurotrauma Society Council member

2015 - 2016     National Neurotrauma Society, Planning Committee member for the 34th Annual Meeting

2013                Debate Team Captain-Pro, The barrier to axonal regeneration is intrinsic to the neuron. The 15th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA

2011 - 2012     National Neurotrauma Society, Strategic Planning Committee member

2007                Co-Chair (with Dr. Pat Kochanek), Tissue engineering, neurobionics and transplantation. The 25th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Kansas City, MO

2005                Chair, Spinal cord injury, autonomic nervous system and dysfunction. The 4th Congress of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience, Marseille, France

2005                Co-Chair (with Dr. Edward Hall), Spinal cord injury and neural prostheses. The 1st Translational Neuroscience Conference, Lexington, KY

2004-11           National/International Neurotrauma Society Symposia; Scientific Program Committee, Faculty Poster Judge, Student Abstract Competition

2003                Chair, Visceral function and pain in spinal cord injury. The 10th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA

2001               Co-Chair (with Dr. Mary Bunge), Neuroprotective and regenerative therapies for spinal cord injury. The 19th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, San Diego, CA

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

American Society for Neural Transplantation; Neural Therapy and Repair (1994-present)

Society for Neuroscience (1995-present)

National Neurotrauma Society (1996-present)

Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society (1997-present)

 

 

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

LOCAL

2017     Changing serotonin receptor 2C splice variants to combat spasticity after spinal cord injury. University of Kentucky, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, Lexington, KY

2013     Keynote Address. Inaugural Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury, Civic Center, Lexington, KY

2012     Novel targets for spinal cord injury therapeutics: Bioenergetic and autonomic dysfunctions. University of Kentucky, Department of Physiology, Lexington, KY

2012     Experimental design: Applying scientific method, power and avoiding bias. University of Kentucky, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, Lexington, KY

2012     Autonomic dysreflexia, electrical implants, no barriers: Perspectives from a paraplegic neuroscientist. Appalachian Health Summit, Quality of Life Following Neurotrauma, Civic Center, Lexington, KY

2011     Modulating the pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. University of Kentucky, Department of Physiology, Lexington, KY

2001     Growth factor and gene therapy for functional recovery after spinal cord injury. University of Kentucky, Department of Physiology, Lexington, KY

2000     Effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and combination therapy on spinal cord injury. Annual KSCHIRT Symposium University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2000     Effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) therapy on spinal cord injury. University of Kentucky, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, Lexington, KY

1998     Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) reduces tissue damage and enhances recovery following spinal cord injury to the rat. Annual KSCHIRT Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

 

STATE

2015     Mitochondrial targeted therapeutics for treatment of spinal cord injury. Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2007     Experimental potentials and clinical pitfalls of SCI therapeutics: Perspectives from a neuroscientist with SCI. Annual KSCHIRT Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2003     Combination therapies for recovery after spinal cord injury: steroids and growth factors. Annual KSCHIRT Symposium, Frontiers in Spinal Cord Regeneration, Louisville, KY

2001     Growth factor and steroid therapy for recovery after spinal cord injury. Annual KSCHIRT Symposium, Frontiers in Spinal Cord Regeneration, Louisville, KY

2000     Growth factor therapies and transplantation strategies for spinal cord injury. University of Louisville, Department of Neurological Surgery, Louisville, KY

1999     Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) enhances functional recovery and tissue sparing after spinal cord injury. Annual KSCHIRT Symposium, Louisville, KY

 

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

2021     Mitochondrial transplantation strategies for the injured spinal cord. United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation: Bench-to-Bedside webinar series, Center for Metabolic and Mitochondrial Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

2021     Mitochondrial transplantation strategies for the injured spinal cord. Advances of mitochondria as a therapeutic agent, Virtual conference via Universidad San Francisco de Quito School of Medicine, Ecuador

2020     Mitochondrial transplantation for spinal cord injury. The International Online SCI Research Seminar series (IOSCIRS), virtual webinar.

2018     Mitochondrial-targeted pharmacotherapeutics and biopharmaceuticals for spinal cord injury. The 3rd National-International Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Perspectives on SCI and TBI Research Going from INTS 2018 to the Future, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018     Transplantation of mitochondria into the injured spinal cord. The Cleveland Clinic, Department of Neurosciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH

2017    Swapping the powerhouse of the cell following SCI: Intraspinal mitochondrial transplantation. The 34th Annual Meeting of the National Neurotrauma Society. Snowbird, UT

2017    Mitochondrial bioenergetics and functional recovery after spinal cord injury. Inaugural Spinal Cord Injury Summit, Ohio State University Neurological Institute, Columbus, OH

2015    Pharmacological manipulation of maladaptive plasticity to mitigate autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Atlanta, GA

2015     Targeting bioenergetic and autonomic dysfunctions after spinal cord injury. Penn State University College of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hershey, PA

2014     Perspectives of a neuroscientist with a surgically implanted neuroprosthesis for exercise, standing, and transfers following spinal cord injury. The Mayo Clinic, Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Rochester, MN

2014     Novel targets for spinal cord injury therapeutics: Bioenergetic and autonomic dysfunctions. The Mayo Clinic, Department of Neuroscience, Rochester, MN

2014    Pharmacological management of autonomic dysreflexia: Effects on intraspinal plasticity and inflammation after complete spinal cord injury. The 16th International Spinal Research Trust Network Meeting, London, UK

2014    Perspectives of a neuroscientist with a surgically implanted neuroprosthesis for exercise, standing, and transfers following spinal cord injury. The 41st Neural Interfaces Conference, Dallas, TX

2014    N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA) promotes mitochondrial bioenergetics and functional recovery following spinal trauma.  The 14th Conference of the International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition & Health, Paris, France 

2014    Management of autonomic dysreflexia with gabapentin. The 40th Annual Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), San Antonio, TX

2013    Keynote Address. University of Toronto Spine Program, Department of Surgery, Toronto, Canada

2013    Novel targets for spinal cord injury therapeutics: Bioenergetic and autonomic dysfunctions. Drexel University, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Philadelphia, PA

2012     Modulation of intraspinal plasticity associated with autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury. The 2012 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine, Symposium on spinal cord injury research, London, Ontario, Canada

2012     Modulating intraspinal plasticity associated with pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. The 30th Annual Meeting of the National Neurotrauma Society. Phoenix, AZ

2012     Autonomic dysreflexia, electrical implants, no barriers: Perspectives from a paraplegic neuroscientist. University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Department of Biology, Pembroke, NC

2012    Autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury is associated with anomalous intraspinal plasticity. University of Western Sydney Campbelltown Campus, Sydney, Australia

2012    Spinal cord injury and functional electrical stimulation (FES); Perspectives from the view of a

            neuroscientist and user. Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), Sydney, Australia

2012    Spinal cord injury and functional electrical stimulation (FES); Perspectives from the view of a

            neuroscientist and user. Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, Melbourne, Australia

2012    Intraspinal plasticity associated with pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. University of Melbourne Brain Centre, Melbourne, Australia

2012    Modulating the pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Australian Neuroscience Society, Autonomic and sensory changes in spinal cord injury: Impact and prospects for treatment, Gold Coast, Australia

2011    Modulating the pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI) School Medicine, Stark Neuroscience Research Institute, Indianapolis, IN

2011    Modulating the pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Current advances in spinal cord injury research, UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

2010     The patient perspective: What should I hope for, what should I know? The 36th Annual Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), For the Clinician: Participating in Translational Research, Nashville, TN

2009    Intraspinal plasticity is associated with autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Neuroscience Program, Bethesda, MD

2009     Intraspinal plasticity of sensory fibers and propriospinal neurons is associated with autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. University of Florida, McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, FL

2009    Plasticity of both visceral afferents and propriospinal neurons is associated with manifestation of autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury. Cellular & Network Functions in the Spinal Cord Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2009    Plasticity of visceral sensory fibers and lumbosacral propriospinal neurons is associated with autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. University Miami, Project to Cure Paralysis. Miami, FL

2009     Stance on functional neuroprosthetics: from bench side to bedside and back and Plasticity of visceral sensory fibers and lumbosacral propriospinal neurons is associated with autonomic dysfunction after spinal cord injury. University of Alberta, Department of Cell Biology, Edmonton, Alberta Canada

2008     Plasticity of both visceral sensory fibers and propriospinal neurons is associated with the development of autonomic dysfunction after spinal cord injury • Touro University, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Henderson, NV

2008     Plasticity of lumbosacral propriospinal neurons is associated with the development of autonomic dysreflexia after thoracic spinal cord transection. Second annual Reeve-Irvine Medal Symposium (honoring William C. de Groat), University of California, Irvine, CA

2007     Perspectives on neuroprosthetics from the view of a neuroscientist and user. No Barriers USA Festival, Squaw Valley, CA

2006     Perspectives on neuroprosthetics from the view of a neuroscientist and user. The National Academies Keck’s Future Initiative, Smart prosthetics: Exploring assistive devices for the body and mind. Beckman Center. Irvine, CA

2006     Plasticity of both sensory axons and propriospinal neurons influences the severity of autonomic dysreflexia after complete spinal cord injury. Drexel University, College of Medicine, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy. Philadelphia, PA

2005   Pathways influencing autonomic reflex dysfunction following spinal cord injury. The 4th Congress of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience, Marseille, France

2004   Clinical and experimental approaches to improve function after spinal cord injury. Case Western Reserve University, Department of Biomedical Engineering & Cleveland FES Center, Cleveland, OH

2003   Bowel and sexual dysfunction after spinal cord injury • Symposium on Autonomic Dysfunction after     Spinal Cord Injury: Mechanisms, Prevention and Treatment, Banff, Alberta, Canada

2002     Keynote Address • The 1st National-International Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Tampa, FL

2002     Mechanisms of autonomic dysreflexia following spinal cord injury and A surgically implanted neuroprosthesis for exercise, standing, and transfers. The 5th International Spinal Research Trust Network Meeting, City University, London, U.K.

2000     Effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) therapy on spinal cord injury. University of British Columbia, Department of Zoology and International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (iCORD), Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2000     Therapeutic interventions following spinal cord injury: Defining the targets of experimental treatments. Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering & Neurology, Baltimore, MD

1995     Intraspinal transplantation of microglial cells into the injured rat spinal cord. University of Paris, XII, School of Medicine, Créteil, France

 

PROFESSIONAL SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

 

 

2019                 Panel Discussion member, NIH SCI 2020: Launching a Decade for Disruption in Spinal Cord Injury Research: Session 1: Fire and Smoke - Opportunities in the acute post-injury phase [NINDS, OD-ODP]; Session 3: With Us, Not for Us: Community activity and priorities [NINDS/NCMRR/NINR], (Feb) NIH Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, MD

2019                The 37th annual Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA

2019                The 25th Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2018 - 2020      NASCIC Advisory Team to the Bladder/Bowel Working group; Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

2018                The 36th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Toronto, Canada

2018                The 24th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2017                The 35th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Snowbird, UT

2017                Panel Discussion Member, Exercise as a therapy for spinal cord injury: How to move physical training from animal models to clinical implementation. The 17th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA

2016                 Invited panel participant, NIH/NINDS Workshop (Oct), Spinal Cord Injury Preclinical Data Workshop: Developing a FAIR Share Community, 6001 Executive Blvd., North Bethesda, MD

2016                The 34th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY

2016                Panel Discussion member, How to move from animal models of spinal cord injury to clinical

implementation. Pre-course #2-Progress in Translational Research. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), Philadelphia, PA

2015                The 33rd National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Santa Fe, NM

2014                The 20th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2013                The 31st National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Nashville, TN

2012                Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

2012                Invited panelist, NIH/NINDS Workshop (June), Optimizing the Predictive Value of Preclinical Research, Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, DC

2012                The 18th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2010                The 16th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2009               Invited Stakeholder, Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP), DOD & Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), Hyatt Dulles, Herndon, VA

2008                 Invited consultant, Spinal Cord Outcomes Partnership Endeavor (SCOPE) Workshop panel. Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury: Implications of Different Spinal Injury Patterns and Distinct Therapeutic Targets on Clinical Trial Outcomes. Crystal City Hyatt Regency, Arlington, VA

2008                The 14th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2008                NIH/NINDS Workshop on Combination Therapies, Panel Member Mechanisms and Targets for Neuroprotection for TBI, Rockville, MD.

2007                The 13th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2006                The 12th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2005                The 11th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2004                 The 10th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2003                The 9th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2000                The 6th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

1999                The 5th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

1998                The 4th annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Symposium, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS: National/International Meetings

 

  1. Helke C.J., Rabchevsky A.G. and Ichikawa H. (1991) Putative neurotransmitter agents in sensory neurons of the carotid sinus nerve (CSN) of the rat. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 17: 287.
  2. Rabchevsky A.G., Streit W.J. and Reier P.J. (1993) Transplantation of fluorescently-labeled microglia into the adult rat spinal cord. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 19: 57.
  3. Rabchevsky A.G., Streit W.J. and Reier P.J. (1994) Intraspinal transplantation of enriched microglia seeded within biodegradable polymeric tubes: Evidence for neuritic ingrowth. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 20: 879.
  4. Pennell N.A., Rabchevsky A.G. and Streit W.J. (1995) Depletion of major histocompatibility complex (MHC)-bearing cells from embryonic rat spinal cord. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 21: 823.
  5. Rabchevsky A.G., Streit W.J. and Reier P.J. (1995) Transplantation of brain macrophages (BrM) embedded in Gelfoam into the injured rat spinal cord: Evidence for neuritic ingrowth and the presence of extracellular matrix. Neurotrauma 12(10), p. 136.
  6. Rabchevsky A.G. and Dreyfus P.A. (1996) Characterization of murine microglia and astrocytes in relation to IgG leakage into neural parenchyma after systemic adjuvant injection. Neurotrauma 13(10), p. 630.
  7. Rabchevsky A.G., Weinitz J.M., Coulpier M., Fages C., Tinel M. and Junier M.P. (1997) In vivo induction of transforming growth factor alpha synthesis leads to the development of reactive astrocytes throughout the CNS. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 28: 12.
  8. Rabchevsky A.G., Turner A.F. and Scheff S.W. (1998) Intrathecal infusion of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) following contusion injury to the adult rat spinal cord reduces tissue damage and enhances functional recovery. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 24: 545.
  9. Rabchevsky A.G., Turner A.F. and Scheff S.W. (1998) Effects of intrathecal infusion of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) on functional recovery and tissue sparing following spinal cord injury in the adult rat. Neurotrauma 15(10), p. 892.
  10. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (1999) Cyclosporin A (CsA) does not reduce tissue damage after spinal cord injury in the rat. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  11. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (1999) Cyclosporin A (CsA) does not reduce tissue damage after spinal cord injury in the rat. Neurotrauma 16(10), p. 981.
  12. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Turner A.F., Blades D.A. and Scheff S.W. (1999) Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) significantly enhances hindlimb recovery following moderate and severe spinal cord injury in the rat. The 8th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA.
  13. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I. and Scheff S.W. (2000) Stereological assessment of lesion development after spinal cord injury in rats: effect of methylprednisolone. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  14. Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Keller J.N., Lovell M.A. and Scheff. S.W. (2000) Intrinsic differences between brain and spinal cord mitochondria. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  15. Scheff S.W., Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Zhang P., Lump J.E. and Main J.A. (2000) A contusion model of spinal cord injury for use in both rats and mice. Neurotrauma 17(10), p. 945.
  16. Sullivan P.G., Keller J.N., Rabchevsky A.G., Lovell M.A. and Scheff. S.W. (2000) Intrinsic differences in isolated brain and spinal cord mitochondria. Neurotrauma 17(10), p. 950.
  17. Price D., Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G. and Scheff. S.W. (2000) Dose response curve and optimal dosing of cyclosporin A after traumatic brain injury. Neurotrauma 17(10), p. 961.
  18. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I. and Scheff S.W. (2000) Stereological assessment of lesion volume after spinal cord injury in rats: effect of methylprednisolone. Neurotrauma 17(10), p. 961.
  19. Zhang P., Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I. and Scheff S.W. (2000) Intrathecal GDNF infusion fails to protect the injured rat spinal cord. Neurotrauma 17(10), p. 965.
  20. Fugaccia I., Rabchevsky A.G., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (2000) Stereological assessment of spared tissue following spinal cord injury in the rat. Neurotrauma 17(10), p. 979.
  21. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (2001) Creatine diet supplement does not improve recovery or tissue sparing after spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  22. Zhang P., Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I and Scheff S.W. (2001) Loss and reacquisition of oligodendrocytes following spinal cord injury in the rat. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  23. Fugaccia I., Rabchevsky A.G., Zhang P., Main J.A. and Scheff S.W. (2001) Characterization of a force-based computer controlled spinal cord injury device. Neurotrauma 18(10), p. 1125.
  24. Hynds D.L., Dassel M., Rabchevsky A.G. and Snow D.M. (2001) Rho GTPase expression and activation in response to chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans. Neurotrauma 18(10), p. 1144.
  25. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Sullivan P.G. and Scheff S.W. (2001) Creatine diet supplement does not improve recovery or tissue sparing after spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 18(10), p. 1167.
  26. Zhang P., Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I. and Scheff S.W. (2001) Dynamic changes in oligodendrocytes following spinal cord injury in the rat. Neurotrauma, 18(10), p. 1145.
  27. Cai J., Rabchevsky A.G., Nelson K.D. and Smith G.M. (2002) Improved peripheral nerve regeneration across long lesion gaps using aligned microfilaments within porous biodegradable guidance channels. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  28. Rabchevsky A.G., Fugaccia I., Khalili M.A., Herman R.K. and Scheff S.W. (2002) Increasing dosages of fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) delivered near the site of spinal cord injury impair functional recovery and tissue sparing in rats. Neurotrauma 19(10), p. 1297.
  29. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2003) Effects of over-expressing nerve growth factor at different levels below thoracic spinal cord injury on autonomic dysreflexia. Autonomic Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury Symposium, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  30. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2003) Effects of NGF over-expression on autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
  31. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2003) Effects of NGF over-expression on autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 20(10), p. 1086.
  32. Dragicevic N.B., Rabchevsky A.G. and Sullivan P.G. (2003) Characterization of mitochondria from different regions of the rat spinal cord. Neurotrauma 20(10), p. 1055.
  33. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2003) Differential effects of over-expressing nerve growth factor at various levels below thoracic spinal cord injury on autonomic dysreflexia. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development 40(6), p. 61.
  34. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2004) Genetic manipulation of afferent fiber sprouting following spinal cord injury modulates the severity of autonomic dysreflexia. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  35. Cameron A.A., Smith G.M., Randall D.C., Brown D.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2004) Genetic manipulation of afferent fiber sprouting following spinal cord injury modulates the severity of autonomic dysreflexia. Neurotrauma 21(9), p. 1271.
  36. Krishnamurthy S., Pandya, J.D., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2005) Temporal study of mitochondrial bioenergetics following mid-thoracic spinal cord contusion injury in rats. Neurotrauma 22(10), p. 1239.
  37. Krishnamurthy S., Cameron A.A., Lyttle T.S., Schwindel L.E., Carrico K.M. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2005) Injury-induced neural plasticity influences the onset of autonomic dysreflexia in rats after complete high thoracic spinal cord transection. Neurotrauma 22(10), p. 1172.
  38. Lyttle T.S., Voskresensky I.V., Schwindel L.E., Carrico K.M. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2005) Dose-dependent recovery of hind limb function with fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) over-expression at the site of thoracic spinal cord contusion injury. Neurotrauma 22(10), p. 1222.
  39. Xiong Y., Rabchevsky A.G., Lyttle T.S., Thompson B.M. and Hall E.D. (2005) Time course of oxidative damage and cytoskeletal degradation after spinal cord contusion injury in rats. Neurotrauma 22(10), p. 1173.
  40. Lyttle T.S., Wallace S.M., Carrico K.M. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2006) Improved hind limb locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury with fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2) over-expression is correlated with oligodendrocyte repopulation throughout ventrolateral white matter. Neurotrauma 23(6), p. 995. 24th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium
  41. Hou S., Krishnamurthy, S., Cameron A.A., Lyttle T.S. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2006) Plasticity of propriospinal neurons correlates with autonomic dysreflexia after complete thoracic spinal cord transection in rat. Neurotrauma 23(6), p. 1026. 24th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium
  42. Patel S.P., Pandya J.D., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2007) Effects of mitochondrial uncoupling agent, 2,4-dinitrophenol, or nitroxide antioxidant, Tempol, on mitochondrial integrity following acute contusion spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 24(7), p. 1231. 25th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Kansas City, MO, Jul 30-Aug 1
  43. Hou S., Duale H., Cameron A.A., Abshire S.M. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2007) Plasticity of lumbosacral propriospinal neurons is associated with the development of autonomic dysreflexia after thoracic spinal cord transection. Neurotrauma 24(7), p. 1231. 25th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Kansas City, MO
  44. Duale H., Hou S., Derbenev A., Smith B.N. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2007) Intraspinal plasticity and autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury: a transneuronal tracing study using pseudorabies virus. Neurotrauma 24(7), p. 1260. 25th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Kansas City, MO
  45. Hou S., Duale H., Derbenev A.V., Smith B.N. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2007) Propriospinal plasticity after spinal cord transection is associated with development of autonomic dysreflexia. & Neural Repair 21(6), p. 611.
  46. Duale H., Hou S., Derbenev A.V., Smith B.N. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2008) Severe spinal cord injury dramatically reduces the efficacy of pseudorabies virus labeling of sympathetic preganglionic neurons. Neurotrauma 25(7), p. 859. The 26th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Orlando, FL
  47. Hou S., Duale H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2008) Intraspinal sprouting of unmyelinated pelvic afferents after complete spinal cord injury mediates autonomic dysreflexia induced by visceral pain. Neurotrauma 25(7), p. 860. The 26th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Orlando, FL
  48. Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2008) Effect of acetyl-L-carnitine on mitochondrial dysfunction following acute contusion spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 25(7), p. 893. The 26th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Orlando, FL
  49. Andrade F.H., Patel S.P., Gamboa J., McMullen C.A. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2008) Unexpected constraints of extraocular muscle mitochondrial function: lower respiration rates and enzymatic activity. Annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
  50. Rabchevsky A.G., Duale H., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R. and Kitzman P.H. (2009) Gabapentin for spasticity and autonomic dysreflexia after severe spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 26(8), p. A-65 (pA254). The 2nd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies, Santa Barbara, CA
  51. Duale H., Lyttle T.S., Smith B.N. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2009) Colorectal distension in spinalized rats reduces the efficacy of pseudorabies virus labelling of kidney-related sympathetic preganglionic neurons. Neurotrauma 26(8), p. A-42. The 2nd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies.
  52. Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2009) Mitochondrial targeted interventions following contusion spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 26(8), p. A-33 (pA123). The 2nd Joint Symposium of the International and National Neurotrauma Societies.
  53. Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2010) Acetyl-L-carnitine is neuroprotective and improves functional recovery following contusion spinal cord injury. The 10th International Conference on Neuroprotective Agents, Pacific Grove, CA.
  54. Patel S.P., Sullivan P.G., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2010) Effects of acetyl-L-carnitine on functional recovery and tissue sparing following contusion spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 26, p. A-66. The 28th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Las Vegas, NV
  55. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R. and Kitzman P.H. (2010) Effects of chronic versus acute gabapentin administration on spasticity & autonomic dysreflexia after severe spinal cord injury. Neurotrauma 26, p. A-73. The 28th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Las Vegas, NV
  56. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R. and Kitzman P.H. (2010) Effects of chronic versus acute gabapentin administration on spasticity & autonomic dysreflexia after severe spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  57. Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2011) Mitochondrial dysfunction: a critical target for treatment of acute spinal cord injury. The 29th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  58. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R., Eldahan K.C., Donohue, K.D. and Kitzman P.H. (2011) Gabapentin alleviates spasticity and both induced and spontaneous autonomic dysreflexia after severe spinal cord injury. The 29th Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  59. Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2011) Targeting of mitochondrial dysfunction for treatment of spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  60. Rabchevsky A.G., Patel S.P., Lyttle T.S., O’Dell C.R., Eldahan K.C., Donohue, K.D. and Kitzman P.H. (2011) Gabapentin mitigates both induced and spontaneous autonomic dysreflexia, as well as reflexive spasticity after severe spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  61. Patel S.P., Pandya J.D., Eldahan K.C., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2012) N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA) treatment improved mitochondrial bioenergetics and hindlimb functional recovery following contusion spinal cord injury. Selected for oral presentation, The 30th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  62. Crowdus C., Yu C.-G., Singh R., Power R., Pandya J., Patel S., Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Geddes J.W. (2012). Enhancing endogenous protective mechanisms following spinal cord injury. The 30th National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  63. PatelP., Sullivan P.G., Pandya J.D., Visavadiya N.P., Eldahan K.C. Kline, R.H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2012) Neuroprotective effects of N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA) following contusion spinal cord injury in rats. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 252.19/M18, New Orleans, LA
  64. Rabchevsky A.G., Eldahan K.C., Kline R.H. and Patel S.P. (2012) Mitigation of autonomic dysreflexia by gabapentin treatment after complete spinal cord injury: Effects on pERK expression in spinal cord neurons and neuroglial cells. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  65. Nielson J.L., Guandique F., Liu A.W., Muraru V., Burke D.A., Lash A.T., Kline R.H. IV, Moseanko R., Hawbecker S., Strand S.C., Zdunowski S., Irvine K.A., Brock J.H., Rosenzweig E.S., Nout Y.S., Gensel J.C., Anderson K.D., Magnuson D.S.K., Whittemore S.R., McTigue D.M., Popovich P.G., Rabchevsky A.G., Steward O., Courtine G., Edgerton V.R., Tuszynski M.H., Beattie M.S., Bresnahan J.C. and Ferguson A.R. (2012) Development of a database of preclinical spinal cord injury models. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  66. Patel S.P., Sullivan P.G., Yonutas H.M., VanRooyen J.L, Pandya J.D., Eldahan K.C., and Rabchevsky A.G. (2013) Effects of continuous subcutaneous delivery of N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA) on acute and chronic pathophysiology after spinal cord injury”. Selected for oral presentation, The 31th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Nashville, TN Neurotrauma 30, p. A-18.
  67. Patel S.P, Sullivan P.G., Yonutas H. M., VanRooyen J.L., Eldahan K.C. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2013) Effects of continuous N-acetylcysteine amide (NACA treatment on acute and chronic pathophysiology after contusion spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  68. Rabchevsky A.G., Eldahan K.C., Nall D.A., VanRooyen J.L., Wang C.Y., Patel S.P. (2013) Influences of systemic inflammation and gabapentin on the severity of autonomic dysreflexia in relation to the expression of inflammatory cytokines in both visceral and neural tissues. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  69. Patel S.P, VanRooyen J.L., Visavadiya N.P., Smith T.L., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2014) Treatment with ketone bodies preserves mitochondrial function and reduces oxidative stress following contusion spinal cord injury. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  70. Rabchevsky A.G., Eldahan K.C., VanRooyen J.L., Wang C.Y., Smith T.L., Cox D.H. and Patel S.P. (2014) Gabapentin management of autonomic dysreflexia: Effects on systemic inflammation. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  71. VanRooyen J.L., Patel S.P., Eldahan K.C., Smith T.L., Cox D.H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2015) Mitochondrial supplementation after spinal cord injury maintains cellular bioenergetics, Bluegrass Society for Neuroscience Day, Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, KY
  72. VanRooyen J.L., Patel S.P., Eldahan K.C., Smith T.L., Cox D.H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2016) Mitochondrial transplantation into the injured spinal cord improves bioenergetic integrity. Keystone Symposium on Mitochondrial Dynamics, Steamboat Springs, CO
  73. VanRooyen J.L., Patel S.P., Eldahan K.C., Smith T.L., Cox D.H. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2015) Mitochondrial transplantation to restore cellular bioenergetics after spinal cord injury. The 22nd Annual American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Conference, Clearwater, FL
  74. Pharmacological manipulation of mTOR activity to modulate maladaptive intraspinal plasticity and autonomic dysreflexia. Eldahan K.C., VanRooyen J.L., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2015) The 33rd Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Santa Fe, NM Neurotrauma 32, p. A-38. 
  75. Synergistic effects of β-hydroxybutyrate and acetyl-l-carnitine on mitochondrial function after spinal cord injury. Patel S.P., VanRooyen J.L. Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2015) The 33rd Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Santa Fe, NM   Neurotrauma 32, p. A-118.
  76. Pharmacological manipulation of maladaptive plasticity to prevent autonomic dysreflexia. Eldahan C., VanRooyen J.L., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2015) The 16th International Symposium on Neural Regeneration, Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA
  77. Transplanted mitochondria significantly maintain cellular respiration after acute contusion spinal cord injury. VanRooyen J.V., Patel S., Mashburn C., Eldahan K., Cox D., Sullivan P. and Rabchevsky A. (2016) The 34th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY   Neurotrauma 33(13): A-8, T01-10.
  78. Modulation of the mammalian target of rapamycin to alter maladaptive plasticity associated with autonomic dysreflexia. Eldahan K.., VanRooyen J., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A. (2016) The 34th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY Neurotrauma 33(13): A-67, PSA-154.
  79. Pioglitazone maintains acute mitochondrial integrity and improves long-term functional neuroprotection after spinal cord injury. Cox D., Patel S., VanRooyen J., Bailey W, Gensel J. Sullivan P., Rabchevsky A. (2016) The 34th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Lexington, KY Neurotrauma 33(13): A-125, PSB-315.
  80. Mitochondrial transplantation into the injured spinal cord improves cellular respiration. Gollihue J.L. , Patel S.P., Mashburn C., Eldahan K.C., Cox D., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2016) 1st Annual Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Lexington, KY
  81. Chronic rapamycin administration after high-thoracic spinal cord injury exacerbates cardiovascular dysfunction. Eldahan K.C., Cox D.H., Gollihue J.L. , Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2016) The 1st Annual Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Lexington, KY
  82. Pioglitazone improves functional neuroprotection following spinal cord injury. Patel S.P., Cox D.H., Gollihue J.L., Bailey W., Gensel J., Sullivan P. and Rabchevsky A. (2016) 1st Annual Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Lexington, KY
  83. Grafting embryonic raphe nuclei cells into a complete spinal cord injury site reestablishes serotonergic modulation of sympathetic activity and improves cardiovascular regulation. Hou S., Saltos T., Connors T., Eldahan K.C., Rabchevsky A.G., Lu P., Tom V.J. (2016) Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  84. Mitochondrial transplantation restores bioenergetics after spinal cord injury. Gollihue J., Patel S., Eldahan K., Cox D. and Rabchevsky A. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, The Faseb Journal, 31(1_supplement) Abstract #693.10 Epub 2017 April 1
  85. Mitochondrial transplantation following contusion spinal cord injury. Patel S.P., Gollihue J.L., Eldahan K.C., Cox D.H., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) The 35th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Snowbird, UT Neurotrauma 34 (A-66), p. A18-11.
  86. Effects of continuous gabapentin administration on the incidence and severity of autonomic dysreflexia. Eldahan K., Cox D., Gollihue J., Patel S. and Rabchevsky A. (2017) The 35th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Snowbird, UT Neurotrauma 34 (A-142), p. B26-01.
  87. Mitochondrial transplantation following contusion spinal cord injury. Patel S.P., Gollihue J.L., Eldahan K.C., Cox D.H., Sullivan P.G., Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) The 19th International Spinal Research Trust Meeting, London, UK.
  88. Mitochondrial transplantation following contusion spinal cord injury. Patel S.P., Gollihue J.L., Eldahan K.C., Cox D., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) The 2nd Annual Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Lexington, KY
  89. Transplantation of mitochondria following spinal trauma. Patel S.P., Gollihue J.L., Eldahan K.C., Cox D.H., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2017) Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  90. Steele A.M., Starr M.E., Patel S. P., Smith J.D., Kuriyama N., Stromberg A. J., Kaneki M., Esser K.A., Rabchevsky A.G., Peterson C.A. and Saito H. (2017) Mitochondrial damage and dysfunction in skeletal muscle of middle-aged sepsis survivors. Shock 47 Suppl. 1:30. This Abstract received Presidential Travel Award.
  91. Steele A.M., Starr M.E., Patel S. P., Smith J.D., Kaneki M., Esser K.A., Rabchevsky A.G., Peterson C.A. and Saito H. (2017) Mitochondrial Myopathy in Murine Sepsis Survivors with Long-Term Muscle Weakness. The 15th Biennial Advances in Skeletal Muscle Health and Disease Conference, Gainesville, FL
  92. Patel S., Cox D., Bailey W., Williams, H., Gensel, J., Sullivan P. and Rabchevsky A. (2018) Pioglitazone maintains mitochondrial bioenergetics via binding to mitoNEET following spinal cord injury. The 3rd International/National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Toronto, Ontario CAN Neurotrauma 35 (PS2.03.13), p. A-166.
  93. Patel S.P., Cox D.H., Bailey W.M., Williams, H.C., Gensel, J.C., Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2018) Pioglitazone maintains mitochondrial respiration following spinal cord injury via interaction with mitoNEET. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  94. Stamm S., Danyi S.N., Patel S.P. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2018) Splice-site changing oligonucleotides targeting the serotonin receptor 2C to reduce spasticity after spinal cord injury. RNA 2018 International Meeting (San Francisco).
  95. Patel S.P., Gollihue J.L., Williams, H., Cox D.H, Sullivan P.G. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2019) Effects of mitochondrial transplantation on bioenergetics and neuroprotection following spinal cord injury. The 26th Annual American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Conference, Clearwater, FL
  96. Bourbeau­ D., Bolon A., Creasey G., Fertig B., French J., Jeji T., Kaiser A., Rabchevsky A.G., Santacruz­ B.G., Sun J., Thor K.­, Wheeler­ T. and Wierbicky­ J. (2019) Needs, priorities, and attitudes of individuals with neurogenic bladder and bowel dysfunction considering nerve stimulation devices. The 45th Annual Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA), Waikiki, HI
  97. Danyi S.N., Cox D.H., Patel S.P., Spielmann H.P., Rabchevsky A.G. and Stamm S. (2019) Splice-site changing oligonucleotides targeting the serotonin receptor 2C may reduce spasticity after spinal cord injury. RNA 2019 International Meeting (Krakow, Poland).
  98. Khan M.A., Marium M.A., Wiegman K., Nuti K., Patel S.P., DeRouchey J.E., Rabchevsky A.G. and Dziubla T.D. (2020) Synthesis and optimization of hyaluronic acid-methyl cellulose thermogel for the controlled release of viable mitochondria. Annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2020 meeting: Materials Engineering and Sciences Division
  99. Jagielo-Miller, J. E., Patel, S. P., Bailey, C. S., Count, C. T., Rabchevsky, A. G., and Prendergast, M. A. (2021) Ethanol exaggerates cell death at high but not low impact force in an organotypic hippocampal slice culture mechanical distension model of traumatic brain injury. Virtual poster, The 50th Annual Society for Neuroscience.
  100. Michael F.M., Patel S.P., Vaught H.M., Khan M.A., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2021) Mitochondrial transplantation into the spinal cord via engineered erodible hydrogels. Annual Military Health System Research Symposium |
  101. Duggan B., Khan M.A., Marium, M.A., Darby D., Chaudhuri K., Michael F., Pham J., Patel S.P., DeRouchey J.E., Rabchevsky A.G., Dziubla T.D. (2021) Mechanical characterization, release and degradation of hyaluronic acid-methyl cellulose thermogels for viable mitochondria replacement therapy. Annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2021 meeting: Materials Engineering and Sciences Division
  102. Patel S.P., Michael F.M., Vaught H.M., Khan M.A., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J., Dziubla, T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2021) Development of a thermal-gelling, erodible hydrogel for localized delivery of viable mitochondria. The 38th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Virtual Conference Neurotrauma
  103. Michael F., Danyi S., Patel S., de la Grange P., Stamm S. and Rabchevsky (2021) Spinal cord injury induces alterations in the regulation of gene expression by intron retention. The 38th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Virtual Conference J. Neurotrauma
  104. Greisbach G., Rabchevsky A., Wagner A. and LaPlaca M. (2021) Neurotrauma advocacy: Building a pathway for the future. The 38th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Virtual Conference Neurotrauma
  105. Michael F.M., Patel S.P., Vaught H.M., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. Optimization of mitochondrial transplantation via engineered erodible hydrogels. (2021) The Annual Research Poster Competition, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  106. Michael F.M., Patel S. P., Vaught, H.M., Khan M.A., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2021) Optimization of engineered erodible thermal hydrogels for mitochondrial transplantation. The 26th Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord & Head Injury Research Trust Symposium, Virtual Conference, Lexington, KY
  107. Duggan B., Khan M.A., Marium M.A., Darby, D., Chaudhuri K., Michael F., Pham J., Patel S.P., DeRouchey J.E., Sullivan P., Rabchevsky A.G. and Dziubla T.D. (2022) Mechanical characterization, release and degradation of hyaluronic acid-methyl cellulose thermogels for viable mitochondria replacement therapy. Annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2022 meeting: Materials Engineering and Sciences Division
  108. Jagielo-Miller J.E., Patel S.P., Bailey C.S., Count C.T., Rabchevsky G. and Prendergast M.A. (2022) Ethanol pre-exposure differentially impacts cell survival based on injury severity in an organotypic hippocampal slice culture model of traumatic brain injury. 2022 UK Substance Use Research Day, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  109. Michael F.M., Patel S.P., Tharappel J., Vaught H.M., Khan A.F., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2022) Erodible thermogelling hydrogels for subdural transplantation of exogenous mitochondria following spinal cord injury. The 29th Annual American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair Conference, Clearwater, FL
  110. Patel S.P., Michael F.M., Khan A.F., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J.E., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2022) Exogenous mitochondrial supplementation to the injured spinal cord via engineered erodible hydrogels. The 39th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Neurotrauma, Hybrid Conference, Atlanta, GA
  111. Michael F.M., Patel S.P., Vaught H.M., Tharappel J. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2022) Chemogenetic silencing of ascending propriospinal neurons to modulate autonomic dysreflexia. The 39th Annual National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Neurotrauma, Hybrid Conference, Atlanta, GA
  112. Gallegos, Zoe, Ammar Jamie Ahmed, Patel Samir P., Rabchevsky Alexander G., Dziubla Thomas, DeRouchey Jason (2022) Characterization of Thermogels for Mitochondria Delivery. The Annual Undergraduate Research Poster Competition, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  113. Patel S.P., Michael F.M., Tharappel J., Vaught H.M., Khan A.F., Sullivan P.G., DeRouchey J., Dziubla T.D. and Rabchevsky A.G. (2022) Delivering mitochondria to the spinal cord via engineered erodible hydrogels. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Hybrid Conference, San Diego, CA

 

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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Univ Of Florida

1995

Bachelor of Science, Hampden-Sydney College

1987

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