Murray Blackmore

Ph.D. 2005

Thesis Title:

Neuron-intrinsic limitations to axon regeneration in the developing spinal cord

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University

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Selected Publications:

  • Blackmore MG*, Wang Z, Lerch JK, Motti D, Zhang YP, Shields CB, Lee JK, Goldberg JL, Lemmon VP, Bixby JL. KLF7 engineered for transcriptional activation promotes axon regeneration in the adult corticospinal tract. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2012;109(18) 6845-6851. * Corresponding Author
  • Blackmore MG, Moore DL, Smith RP, Goldberg JL, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP.. High content screening of cortical neurons identifies novel regulators of axon growth. Molec Cellul Neurosci. 2010;44(1):43-54.
  • Moore DL*, Blackmore MG*, Hu Y, Kaestner KH, Bixby JL, Lemmon VP, Goldberg JL. KLF family members regulate intrinsic axon regeneration ability. Science 2009;5950(326): 298-301. *These authors contributed equally
  • Blackmore M, Letourneau P. Protein synthesis in distal axons is not required for axon growth in the embryonic spinal cord. Dev Neurobiol. 2007;67:976-86.
  • Blackmore M, Letourneau P. L1, beta1 integrin, and cadherins mediate axonal regeneration in the embryonic spinal cord. J Neurobiol. 2006;66:1564-83.
  • Blackmore M, Letourneau P (2006). Changes within maturing neurons limit axonal regeneration in the developing spinal cord. J Neurobiol. 2006;66:348-60..
Murray Blackmore