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B.A., Northwestern University;
Ph.D., Purdue University
Introduction to Biology, General Biology, Neurobiology,Pharmacology
Introduction to Biology, General Biology, Pharmacology, Histology, Neurobiology
Neurobiology, the role of astrocytes in degenerative brain disease.
Koob AO, Ubhi K, Paulsson JF, Kelly J, Rockenstein E, Mante M, Adame A and Masliah E, (2010) Lovastatin ameliorates alpha-synuclein accumulation and oxidation in transgenic mouse models of alpha-synucleinopathies. Experimental Neurology 221: 267-274.
Koob AO, Paulino AD and Masliah E (2010) GFAP reactivity, apolipoprotein E redistribution and cholesterol reduction in human astrocytes treated with alpha-synuclein. Neuroscience Letters 469: 11-14.
Koob A, (2009) The Root of Thought: Unlocking Glia. FT Science Press, Prentice Hall.
Bar-On P, Crews L, Koob AO, Mizuno H, Adame A, Spencer B and Masliah E (2008) Statins reduce neuronal α-synuclein aggregation in in vitro models of Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of Neurochemistry 105: 1656-67.
Koob AO, Colby J and Borgens RB (2008) Behavioral recovery from traumatic brain injury after membrane reconstruction using polyethylene glycol treatment. Journal of Biological Engineering 2:9.
Koob AO, Harris BT and Duhaime AC (2008) Cellular genesis in the postnatal piglet. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 26: 641-646.
Koob AO, Cirillo J and Babbs CF (2006) A novel activity box to determine spatial and temporal rat movement after injury and disease. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 157: 330-336.
Koob AO and Borgens RB (2006) Polyethylene Glycol Treatment after Traumatic brain injury reduces β-amyloid precursor protein accumulation in degenerating axons. Journal of Neuroscience Research 83: 1558-1563.
Koob AO, Duerstock BS, Babbs CF, Sun Y and Borgens RB (2005) Intravenous polyethylene glycol inhibits degeneration of cerebral cells after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotrauma 22: 1092-1111.
Vaidhyanathan N, Sun Y, Duerstock BS, and Koob AO (2005) Effective registration and visualization of fluorescent neural images, Proc. of SPIE and IS&T Electronic Imaging 2005. Visualization and Data Analysis 5669: 360-371.