Selected publications

Cifu D.X., Diaz-Arrastia R., Williams R.L., Carne W., West S.L., McDougal M. and Dixon K., The VA/DoD chronic effects of neurotrauma consortium:  an overview at year 1.  August 2015;32(8):44-48

Dixon K.J., Theus M.H., Nelersa C., Mier J., Traviesso L., Kernie S. and Liebl D.J. Endogenous neural stem/progenitor cells stabilize the cortical injury microenvironment following traumatic brain injury. JNeurotrauma 2015, Jun 1;32(11):753-64.

Munro K.M.*, Dixon K.J.*, Gresle M.M., Jonas A., Kemper D., Doherty W., Fabri L.J., Owczarek C.M., Pearse M., Boyd A.W., Kilpatrick T.J., Butzkueven H. and Turnley A.M. EphA4 receptor tyrosine kinase is a modulator of onset and disease severity of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). (2013) PloS One 8(2):e55948. (*) co-first author.

Dixon K.J., Munro K.M. Boyd A.W., Bartlett P.F. and Turnley A.M. Partial change in EphA4 knockout mouse phenotype: loss of diminished GFAP upregulation following spinal cord injury.  (2012) Neurosci Letters 525(1):66-71.

Leong S.Y., Faux C.H., Turbic A., Dixon K.J. and Turnley A.M.  The Rho kinase pathway regulates mouse adult neural precursor cell migration.  (2011) Stem Cells 29(2): 332-343.

Puschmann T.B., Dixon K.J. and Turnley A.M. Species differences in reactivity of mouse and rat astrocytes in vitro. (2010) Neurosignals 18(3):152-163.

Sherrard R.M., Dixon K.J., Rodger J. and Mariani J. Differential expression of TrkB isoforms switches climbing fibre-Purkinje cell synaptogenesis to selective synapse elimination (2009) Developmental Neurobiology 69:  647-662.

Dixon K.J. and Sherrard R.M., Brain-derived neurotrophic factor induces post-lesion transcommissural growth of olivary axons that develop normal climbing fibres o nmature Purkinje cells (2006) Experimental Neurology 202:  44-56.

Dixon K.J., Hilber W., Spear S., Willson M.L., Bower A.J. and Sherrard R.M., Post-lesion transcommissural olivocerebellar development improves motor function following unilateral pedunculotomy in the neonatal rat (2005) Experimental Neurology 196:  254-265.