John R. O'Kusky

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada 
methyl mercury toxicity
"John O'Kusky"
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Marc Colonnier grad student 1980-1983 Laval University
Edith G. McGeer post-doc 1985-1987 UBC


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Richard H. Dyck grad student 1987-1988 UBC
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O'Kusky J, Ye P. (2012) Neurodevelopmental effects of insulin-like growth factor signaling Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology. 33: 230-251
Hu Q, Lee SY, O'Kusky JR, et al. (2012) Signalling through the type 1 insulin-like growth factor receptor (IGF1R) interacts with canonical Wnt signalling to promote neural proliferation in developing brain. Asn Neuro. 4
Schutz PW, Wong PKH, O'Kusky J, et al. (2011) Effects of d-3-hydroxybutyrate treatment on hypoglycemic coma in rat pups Experimental Neurology. 227: 180-187
Liu W, Ye P, O'Kusky JR, et al. (2009) Type 1 insulin-like growth factor receptor signaling is essential for the development of the hippocampal formation and dentate gyrus. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 87: 2821-32
Wu X, Vallance BA, Boyer L, et al. (2008) Saccharomyces boulardii ameliorates Citrobacter rodentium-induced colitis through actions on bacterial virulence factors. American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 294: G295-306
Flores J, Cepeda IL, Cornfeldt ML, et al. (2007) Characterization and survival of long-term implants of human retinal pigment epithelial cells attached to gelatin microcarriers in a model of Parkinson disease. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 66: 585-96
Cepeda IL, Flores J, Cornfeldt ML, et al. (2007) Human retinal pigment epithelial cell implants ameliorate motor deficits in two rat models of Parkinson disease. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology. 66: 576-84
Hodge RD, D'Ercole AJ, O'Kusky JR. (2007) Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) inhibits neuronal apoptosis in the developing cerebral cortex in vivo. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the International Society For Developmental Neuroscience. 25: 233-41
Coti Bertrand P, O'Kusky JR, Innis SM. (2006) Maternal dietary (n-3) fatty acid deficiency alters neurogenesis in the embryonic rat brain. The Journal of Nutrition. 136: 1570-5
Hodge RD, D'Ercole AJ, O'Kusky JR. (2005) Increased expression of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) during embryonic development produces neocortical overgrowth with differentially greater effects on specific cytoarchitectonic areas and cortical layers. Brain Research. Developmental Brain Research. 154: 227-37
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