Affiliation: Keio University
- Nakamura M, Chiba K, Nishizawa T, Maruiwa H, Matsumoto M, Toyama Y. Retrospective study of surgery-related outcomes in patients with syringomyelia associated with Chiari I malformation: clinical significance of changes in the size and localization of syrinx on pain relief. J Neurosurg. 2004;100:241-4 pubmed....
- Nakamura M, Tsuji O, Bregman B, Toyama Y, Okano H. Mimicking the neurotrophic factor profile of embryonic spinal cord controls the differentiation potential of spinal progenitors into neuronal cells. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e20717 pubmed publisher..These findings suggest that endogenous CNTF and exogenous BDNF and NT-3 play roles in the differentiation of embryonic spinal cord derived progenitor cells into astrocytes, neurons and oligodendrocytes, respectively. ..