Selected publications

Harrigan ME, Filous AR, Tosolini AP, Morris R, Schwab JM, Arnold WD (2019). Assessing rat forelimb and hindlimb motor unit connectivity as objective and robust biomarkers of spinal motor neuron function. Scientific Reports. 9(1):16699.

Filous AR, Schwab JM (2018). Determinants of Axon Growth, Plasticity, and Regeneration in the Context of Spinal Cord Injury. The American Journal of Pathology. 188(1), 53-62.

Francos-Quijorna I, Santos-Nogueira E, Gronert K, Sullivan AB, Kopp MA, Brommer B, David S, Schwab JM, López-Vales R (2017). Maresin 1 Promotes Inflammatory Resolution, Neuroprotection, and Functional Neurological Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury. Journal of Neuroscience. 37(48):11731–11743.

Prüss H, Tedeschi A, Thiriot A, Lynch L, Loughead SM, Stutte S, Mazo IB, Kopp MA, Brommer B, Blex C, Geurtz LC, Liebscher T, Niedeggen A, Dirnagl U, Bradke F, Volz MS, DeVivo MJ, Chen Y, von Andrian UH, Schwab JM (2017). Spinal cord injury-induced immunodeficiency is mediated by a sympathetic-neuroendocrine adrenal reflex. Nature Neuroscience. 20, 1549–1559.

Kopp MA, Watzlawick R, Martus P, Failli V, Finkenstaedt FW, Chen Y, DeVivo MJ, Dirnagl U, Schwab JM. Neurology (2017). Long-term functional outcome in patients with acquired infections after acute spinal cord injury. Neurology. 88(9):892-900.

Kopp MA, Liebscher T, Watzlawick R, Martus P, Laufer S, Blex C, Schindler R, Jungehulsing GJ, Knüppel S, Kreutzträger M, Ekkernkamp A, Dirnagl U, Strittmatter SM, Niedeggen A, Schwab JM(2016). SCISSOR—Spinal Cord Injury Study on Small molecule-derived Rho inhibition: a clinical study protocol. BMJ Open.,6(7).

Brommer B, Engel O, Kopp MA, Watzlawick R, Müller S, Prüss H, Chen YY, DeVivo MJ, Finkenstaedt FW, Dirnagl U, Liebscher T, Meisel A, Schwab JM (2016). Spinal cord injury-induced immune deficiency syndrome enhances infection susceptibility dependent on lesion level. Brain., 139(Pt 3):692-707.

Watzlawick R, Sena E, Dirnagl U, Brommer B, Kopp MA, Howell D, Macleod M, Schwab JM (2014). Effect and reporting Bias of Rho-A/ROCK blocking intervention on locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI) – a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol., 71:91-9.

Kopp MA, et al. and Schwab J.M. (2013). The SCIentinel study – prospective multicenter study to define the spinal cord injury-induced immune depression syndrome (SCI-IDS) – study protocol and interim feasibility data. BMC Neurol.,13:168.

Failli V, Kopp MA, Gericke C, Martus P, Klingbeil S, Brommer B, Laginha I, Chen Y, DeVivo MJ, Dirnagl U, Schwab JM (2012). Functional neurological recovery after spinal cord injury is impaired in patients with infections. Brain, 135:3238-50.
granted with the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)-Price 2012 (Paraplegiology)

Prüss H, Iggena D, Baldinger T, Prinz V, Meisel A, Endres M, Dirnagl U, Schwab JM (2012). Evidence for intrathecal antibody synthesis in stroke – a cohort study. JAMA Neurol., 69:714-7.

Mirakaj V, Brown S, Laucher S, Steinl C, Klein G, Köhler D, Skutella T, Meisel C, Brommer B, Rosenberger P, Schwab JM (2011). Repulsive guidance molecule-A (RGM-A) inhibits leukocyte migration and mitigates inflammation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 108:6555-60.

Rosenberger P, Schwab JM, Mirakaj V, Masekowsky E, Mager A, Morote-Garcia JC, Unertl K, Eltzschig HK (2009). Hypoxia-inducible factor-dependent induction of netrin-1 dampens inflammation caused by hypoxia. Nature Immunol., 10:195-202.

Siebert E, Prüss H, Klingebiel R, Failli V, Einhäupl K.M, Schwab JM (2009). Lumbar spinal stenosis: syndrome, diagnostics and treatment. Nature Rev. Neurology, 5:392-403.

Riegger T, Conrad S, Schluesener HJ, Kaps HP, Badke A, Baron C, Gerstein J, Dietz K, Abdizahdeh M, Schwab JM (2009). Immune Depression Syndrome Following Human Spinal Cord Injury – A Pilot Study. Neuroscience, 158:1194-9.
● granted with the Ludwig Guttmann Award 2006 (Paraplegiology)

Dona M, Fredman G, Schwab JM, Chiang N, Arita M, Goodarzi A, Cheng G, von Andrian UH, Serhan CN (2008). Resolvin E1, an EPA-derived mediator in whole blood, selectively counterregulates leukocytes and platelets. Blood, 112: 848-55.

Schwab JM , Chiang N, Arita M, Serhan CN (2007). Resolvin E1 and protectin D1 activate inflammation- resolution programmes. Nature, 447:869-74.
● granted with the Novartis Award 2010/11 (Pharmacology)

Riegger T, Conrad, S, Liu K, Schluesener HJ, Adibzadeh M, Schwab JM (2007). Spinal cord injury induced immunodepression syndrome (SCI-IDS). Eur. J. Neurosci., 25:1743-7.
● granted with the Ludwig Guttmann Award 2006 (Paraplegiology)

Schwab JM, Brechte, K, Mueller CA, Failli V, Kaps H-P, Tuli SK, Schluesener HJ (2006). Spinal Cord Regeneration: Experimental strategies to promote functional recovery. Prog. Neurobiol., 78:91-116.

Meisel C, Schwab JM, Prass K, Meisel A, Dirnagl U (2005). Central nervous system injury-induced immune deficiency syndrome. Nature Rev. Neurosci., 6:775-86.

Schwab JM, Schluesener HJ, Laufer S (2003). COX-3 – just another COX or the solitary elusive target of paracetamol? Lancet, 361:981-82.
● granted with the Hannelore Kohl Award 2005 (Neurotraumatology)

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