2012/2013 Publications

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Aguilar-Valles A, Jung S, Poole S, Flores C, Luheshi GN. Leptin and interleukin-6 alter the function of mesolimbic dopamine neurons in a rodent model of prenatal inflammation. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012 Jul;37(7):956-69.

Antel J, Antel S, Caramanos Z, Arnold DL, Kuhlmann T. Primary progressive multiple sclerosis: part of the MS disease spectrum or separate disease entity? Acta Neuropathol. 2012 May;123(5):627-38.



Barun B, Bar-Or A. Treatment of multiple sclerosis with anti-CD20 antibodies. Clin Immunol. 2012 Jan;142(1):31-7. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2011.04.005. .

Benoit A, Bodnar M, Malla AK, Joober R, Lepage M. The structural neural substrates of persistent negative symptoms in first-episode of non-affective psychosis: a voxel-based morphometry study. Front Psychiatry. 2012;3:42

Berard JL, Zarruk JG, Arbour N, Prat A, Yong VW, Jacques FH, Akira S, David S. Lipocalin 2 is a novel immune mediator of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis pathogenesis and is modulated in multiple sclerosis. Glia. 2012 Jul;60(7):1145-59. doi: 10.1002/glia.22342.

Bodnar M, Malla AK, Joober R, Lord C, Smith E, Pruessner J, Lepage M. Neural markers of early remission in first-episode schizophrenia: a volumetric neuroimaging study of the parahippocampus. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Jan 30;201(1):40-7.

Bodnar M, Achim AM, Malla AK, Joober R, Benoit A, Lepage M. Functional magnetic resonance imaging correlates of memory encoding in relation to achieving remission in first-episode schizophrenia. Br J Psychiatry. 2012 Apr;200(4):300-7.

Buchy L, Luck D, Czechowska Y, Malla A, Joober R, Lepage M. Diffusion tensor imaging tractography of the fornix and belief confidence in first-episode psychosis. Schizophr Res. 2012 May;137(1-3):80-4.



Caramanos Z, Francis SJ, Narayanan S, Lapierre Y, Arnold DL. Large, nonplateauing relationship between clinical disability and cerebral white matter lesion load in patients with multiple sclerosis. Arch Neurol. 2012 Jan;69(1):89-95.

Choudhry Z, Sengupta SM, Grizenko N, Fortier ME, Thakur GA, Bellingham J, Joober R. LPHN3 and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: interaction with maternal stress during pregnancy. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2012 Apr 7. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2012.02551.x.



David S, Greenhalgh AD, López-Vales R. Role of phospholipase A(2)s and lipid mediators in secondary damage after spinal cord injury. Cell Tissue Res. 2012 Jul;349(1):249-67.

d’Hennezel E, Bin Dhuban K, Torgerson T, Piccirillo C. The immunogenetics of immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X linked (IPEX) syndrome. J Med Genet. 2012 May;49(5):291-302.

de Faria O Jr, Cui QL, Bin JM, Bull SJ, Kennedy TE, Bar-Or A, Antel JP, Colman DR, Dhaunchak AS. Regulation of miRNA 219 and miRNA Clusters 338 and 17-92 in Oligodendrocytes. Front Genet. 2012;3:46.

Dhaunchak AS, Becker C, Schulman H, De Faria O Jr, Rajasekharan S, Banwell B, Colman DR, Bar-Or A; Canadian Pediatric Demyelinating Disease Group. Implication of perturbed axoglial apparatus in early pediatric multiple sclerosis. Ann Neurol. 2012 May;71(5):601-13. doi: 10.1002/ana.22693.

Durafourt BA, Moore CS, Zammit DA, Johnson TA, Zaguia F, Guiot MC, Bar-Or A, Antel JP. Comparison of polarization properties of human adult microglia and blood-derived macrophages. Glia. 2012 May;60(5):717-27. doi: 10.1002/glia.22298.

de Faria O Jr, Cui QL, Bin JM, Bull SJ, Kennedy TE, Bar-Or A, Antel JP, Colman DR, Dhaunchak AS. Regulation of miRNA 219 and miRNA Clusters 338 and 17-92 in Oligodendrocytes. Front Genet. 2012;3:46.



Favreau DJ, Meessen-Pinard M, Desforges M, Talbot PJ. Human coronavirus-induced neuronal programmed cell death is cyclophilin d dependent and potentially caspase dispensable. J Virol. 2012 Jan;86(1):81-93

Fortier I, Doiron D, Wolfson C, Raina P. Harmonizing data for collaborative research on aging: why should we foster such an agenda? Can J Aging. 2012 Mar;31(1):95-9. doi: 10.1017/S0714980811000729.



Giacomini PS, Bar-Or A. Laquinimod in multiple sclerosis. Clin Immunol. 2012 Jan;142(1):38-43. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2011.02.021.

Grant A, Fathalli F, Rouleau G, Joober R, Flores C. Association between schizophrenia and genetic variation in DCC: a case-control study. Schizophr Res. 2012 May;137(1-3):26-31.



Hardenberg G, Yao Y, Piccirillo CA, Levings MK, Steiner TS. Toll-like receptor 5 deficiency protects from wasting disease in a T cell transfer colitis model in T cell receptor-β-deficient mice. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Jan;18(1):85-93. doi: 10.1002/ibd.21738.



Kerbrat A, Aubert-Broche B, Fonov V, Narayanan S, Sled JG, Arnold DA, Banwell B, Collins DL. Reduced head and brain size for age and disproportionately smaller thalami in child-onset MS. Neurology. 2012 Jan 17;78(3):194-201.

Khalili S, Liu Y, Kornete M, Roescher N, Kodama S, Peterson A, Piccirillo CA, Tran SD. Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Improve Salivary Function and Reduce Lymphocytic Infiltrates in Mice with Sjögren’s-Like Disease. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38615.

Kornete M, Sgouroudis E, Piccirillo CA. ICOS-dependent homeostasis and function of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells in islets of nonobese diabetic mice. J Immunol. 2012 Feb 1;188(3):1064-74.

Kornete M, Piccirillo CA. Functional crosstalk between dendritic cells and Foxp3(+) regulatory T cells in the maintenance of immune tolerance. Front Immunol. 2012;3:165



Levy E, Pawliuk N, Joober R, Abadi S, Malla A. Medication-adherent first-episode psychosis patients also relapse: why? Can J Psychiatry. 2012 Feb;57(2):78-84



Massoud AH, Guay J, Shalaby KH, Bjur E, Ablona A, Chan D, Nouhi Y, McCusker CT, Mourad MW, Piccirillo CA, Mazer BD. Intravenous immunoglobulin attenuates airway inflammation through induction of forkhead box protein 3-positive regulatory T cells. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Jun;129(6):1656-1665.e3.



Oskoui M, Wolfson C. Treatment comfort of adult neurologists in childhood onset conditions. Can J Neurol Sci. 2012 Mar;39(2):202-5.



Padi SS, Shi XQ, Zhao YQ, Ruff MR, Baichoo N, Pert CB, Zhang J. Attenuation of rodent neuropathic pain by an orally active peptide, RAP-103, which potently blocks CCR2- and CCR5-mediated monocyte chemotaxis and inflammation. Pain. 2012 Jan;153(1):95-106.

Postuma RB, Arnulf I, Hogl B, Iranzo A, Miyamoto T, Dauvilliers Y, Oertel W, Ju YE, Puligheddu M, Jennum P, Pelletier A, Wolfson C, Leu-Semenescu S, Frauscher B, Miyamoto M,
Cochen De Cock V, Unger MM, Stiasny-Kolster K, Livia Fantini M, Montplaisir JY. A single-question screen for rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: A multicenter validation study. Mov Disord. 2012 Jun;27(7):913-6. doi: 10.1002/mds.25037.



Rajasekharan S, Bar-Or A; on behalf of the CIHR/MSSC NET in Clinical Autoimmunity. From bench to MS bedside: Challenges translating biomarker discovery to clinical practice. J Neuroimmunol. 2012 Jul 15;248(1-2):66-72.

Rathore KI, Redensek A, David S. Iron homeostasis in astrocytes and microglia is differentially regulated by TNF-α and TGF-β1. Glia. 2012 May;60(5):738-50. doi: 10.1002/glia.22303

Romenets SR, Wolfson C, Galatas C, Pelletier A, Altman R, Wadup L, Postuma RB. Validation of the non-motor symptoms questionnaire (NMS-Quest). Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012 Jan;18(1):54-8.



Schneider R, Arbour N. Journal Club: Intrathecal effects of daclizumab treatment of multiple sclerosis. Neurology. 2012 May 29;78(22):e131-3. PubMed PMID: 22641406.

Schulz K, Kroner A, David S. Iron efflux from astrocytes plays a role in remyelination. J Neurosci. 2012 Apr 4;32(14):4841-7

Sengupta SM, Grizenko N, Thakur GA, Bellingham J, DeGuzman R, Robinson S, TerStepanian M, Poloskia A, Shaheen SM, Fortier ME, Choudhry Z, Joober R. Differential association between the norepinephrine transporter gene and ADHD: role of sex and subtype. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2012 Feb;37(2):129-37.

Steiger H, Gauvin L, Joober R, Israel M, Badawi G, Groleau P, Bruce KR, Yin Kin NM, Sycz L, Ouelette AS. Interaction of the BcII glucocorticoid receptor polymorphism and childhood abuse in Bulimia Nervosa (BN): relationship to BN and to associated trait manifestations. J Psychiatr Res. 2012 Feb;46(2):152-8.



Tessier A, Zavorsky GS, Kim do J, Carli F, Christou N, Mayo NE. Understanding the Determinants of Weight-Related Quality of Life among Bariatric Surgery Candidates. J Obes. 2012;2012:713426.

Trojan DA, Kaminska M, Bar-Or A, Benedetti A, Lapierre Y, Da Costa D, Robinson A, Cardoso M, Schwartzman K, Kimoff RJ. Polysomnographic measures of disturbed sleep are associated with reduced quality of life in multiple sclerosis. J Neurol Sci. 2012 May 15;316(1-2):158-63.



van der Ven E, Bourque F, Joober R, Selten JP, Malla AK. Comparing the clinical presentation of first-episode psychosis across different migrant and ethnic minority groups in montreal, quebec. Can J Psychiatry. 2012 May;57(5):300-8.

Vinh DC, Bin Dhuban K, Mason H, Lejtenyi D, Jung S, Sheppard DC, Faury D, Jabado N, Piccirillo CA. Acquired Omenn-like syndrome, a novel posttransplant autoaggression syndrome reversed by rapamycin. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Jan;19(1):109-12.



Yurchenko E, Shio MT, Huang TC, Da Silva Martins M, Szyf M, Levings MK, Olivier M, Piccirillo CA. Inflammation-driven reprogramming of CD4+ Foxp3+ regulatory T cells into pathogenic Th1/Th17 T effectors is abrogated by mTOR inhibition in vivo. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35572.