Publications



Embolization Followed by Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs).
World Neurosurg 2017 Mar 23;99:471-476. Epub 2016 Dec 23.
Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA; Department of Neurology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA.


Integrated Mapping of Yaws and Trachoma in the Five Northern-Most Provinces of Vanuatu.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Jan 24;11(1):e0005267. Epub 2017 Jan 24.
Clinical Research Department, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

Community seroprevalence survey for yaws and trachoma in the Western Division of Fiji.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2016 Dec 16;110(10):582-587. Epub 2016 Nov 16.
Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK

Community-acquired pneumonia in children: what to do when there is no response to standard empirical treatment?
Thorax 2016 Oct 8;71(10):957-9. Epub 2016 Aug 8.
Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.



Evaluation of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor-Associated Proteome at Baseline and Following Nicotine Exposure in Human and Mouse Cortex.
eNeuro 2016 Jul-Aug;3(4). Epub 2016 Aug 16.
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06508; W.M. Keck Biotechnology Resource Laboratory, Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06509.

Low Prevalence of Conjunctival Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis in a Treatment-Naïve Trachoma-Endemic Region of the Solomon Islands.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 Sep 7;10(9):e0004863. Epub 2016 Sep 7.
Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

BLOC-1 and BLOC-3 regulate VAMP7 cycling to and from melanosomes via distinct tubular transport carriers.
J Cell Biol 2016 Aug;214(3):293-308
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Department of Physiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Prevalence of Active and Latent Yaws in the Solomon Islands 18 Months after Azithromycin Mass Drug Administration for Trachoma.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 Aug 23;10(8):e0004927. Epub 2016 Aug 23.
Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.


Pretreatment blood-brain barrier disruption and post-endovascular intracranial hemorrhage.
Neurology 2016 Jul 17;87(3):263-9. Epub 2016 Jun 17.
From the Neuro Vascular Brain Imaging Unit (R.L.), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Stanford Stroke Center (S.C., G.W.A., M.G.L.), Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA; Department of Medicine and Neurology (B.C.V.C.), Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia; and Department of Radiology (M.P.M.), Stanford University Medical Center, CA.

Yaws: towards the WHO eradication target.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2016 Jun 6;110(6):319-20. Epub 2016 Jun 6.
Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK; Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, WC1E 6JB, UK

Acute Stroke Imaging Research Roadmap III Imaging Selection and Outcomes in Acute Stroke Reperfusion Clinical Trials: Consensus Recommendations and Further Research Priorities.
Stroke 2016 May 12;47(5):1389-98. Epub 2016 Apr 12.
From the Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin (S.J.W.); Stroke Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD (M.L.); Department of Neurology (G.W.A., M.G.L.), Department of Radiology (R.B.), Neuroradiology Section, Department of Radiology (J.J.H., M.P.M., M.W.), Stanford University School of Medicine, CA; Department of Neurology, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia (A.B., M.W.P.); Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Melbourne Brain Centre at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia (B.C.V.C.); Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City (C.D.); Departments of Neurology (P.K.) and Neuroadiology (A.V.), University of Cincinnati, OH; Neurovascular Imaging Research Core and UCLA Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles (D.S.L.); Department of Radiology, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (C.B.L.M.M.); Calgary Stroke Program, Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (B.K.M.); Institute of Neurosciences and Psychology, University of Glasgow, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (K.W.M.); Texas Stroke Institute, Plano (A.J.Y.); Department of Neurology, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis (A.V.A.); INSERM U894, Centre Hospitalier Sainte-Anne, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France (J.-C.B.); Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (J.-C.B.); Department of Neurosurgery, State University of New York at Stony Brook (D.J.F.); Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (A.J.F.); Department of Radiology, Hospital Josep Tru



The Kringle-like Domain Facilitates Post-endoplasmic Reticulum Changes to Premelanosome Protein (PMEL) Oligomerization and Disulfide Bond Configuration and Promotes Amyloid Formation.
J Biol Chem 2016 Feb 22;291(7):3595-612. Epub 2015 Dec 22.
From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 and the Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and the Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Effect of endovascular reperfusion in relation to site of arterial occlusion.
Neurology 2016 Feb 22;86(8):762-70. Epub 2016 Jan 22.
From KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Belgium, Department of Neurosciences, Experimental Neurology and Leuven Research Institute for Neuroscience and Disease (R.L.); University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Neurology (R.L.); VIB, Vesalius Research Center, Laboratory of Neurobiology (R.L.); Stanford Stroke Center (S.A.H., M.P.M., G.W.A., M.G.L.), Stanford University of Medicine, CA; Neurovascular Imaging Research Core and Department of Neurology and Comprehensive Stroke Center (D.S.L., J.L.S.), and Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine (R.J.), University of California, Los Angeles; Departments of Radiology (T.A.T.) and Neurology (J.P.B.), University of Cincinnati Medical Center, OH; Departments of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology (A.M.D.), Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada; Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology (R.G.N.), Emory University School of Medicine, Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA; Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology (J.G.), University Hospital Bern, Switzerland; Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology (A.J.Y.), Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Department of Public Health Sciences (S.D.Y., Y.Y.P.), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; and Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Medical Imaging, and Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery (V.M.P.), Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Canada.

BLOC-1 Brings Together the Actin and Microtubule Cytoskeletons to Generate Recycling Endosomes.
Curr Biol 2016 Jan 24;26(1):1-13. Epub 2015 Dec 24.
Institut Curie, PSL Research University, CNRS, UMR144, Structure and Membrane Compartments, 75005 Paris, France; Institut Curie, PSL Research University, CNRS, UMR144, Cell and Tissue Imaging Facility (PICT-IBiSA), 75005 Paris, France.

Can corneal pannus with trachomatous inflammation--follicular be used in combination as an improved specific clinical sign for current ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection?
Parasit Vectors 2016 Jan 27;9:30. Epub 2016 Jan 27.
Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

Phenotypic heterogeneity in study populations may significantly confound the results of genetic association studies on alcohol dependence.
Psychiatr Genet 2015 Dec;25(6):234-40
aMolecular Psychiatry Laboratory, Division of Psychiatry bUCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health, Division of Medicine, Royal Free Campus, University College London cAddictions Department, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London dBexley Substance Misuse Services, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust, Erith Health Centre, Erith, Kent, UK.

Challenges and key research questions for yaws eradication.
Lancet Infect Dis 2015 Oct 8;15(10):1220-1225. Epub 2015 Sep 8.
Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Response to endovascular reperfusion is not time-dependent in patients with salvageable tissue.
Neurology 2015 Aug 29;85(8):708-14. Epub 2015 Jul 29.
From the Stanford Stroke Center (M.G.L., C.W.C., M.M., N.K.M., M.I., S.K., S.C., M.S., G.Z., M.P.M., R.B., G.W.A.), Department of Neurology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA; and Stroke Center (C.W.C.), Department of Neurology, Neurocenter (EOC) of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland.

Comparative analysis of human ex vivo-generated platelets vs megakaryocyte-generated platelets in mice: a cautionary tale.
Blood 2015 Jun 7;125(23):3627-36. Epub 2015 Apr 7.
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Departments of Pediatrics and Pathology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;



Reperfusion of very low cerebral blood volume lesion predicts parenchymal hematoma after endovascular therapy.
Stroke 2015 May 31;46(5):1245-9. Epub 2015 Mar 31.
From the Stanford Stroke Center, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (N.K.M., S.C., M.S., M.M., S.K., C.W.C., G.W.A., M.G.L.); Department of Experimental Neurology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (A.W.); Department of Medicine and Neurology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (B.C.V.C.); Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Neurocenter (EOC) of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland (C.W.C.); and Department of Radiology, Stanford University Medical Center, CA (R.B., M.P.M.).

Bakua: tinea imbricata in the solomon islands.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 May;92(5):883
Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Centre for International Child Health, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, United Kingdom

BLOC-2 targets recycling endosomal tubules to melanosomes for cargo delivery.
J Cell Biol 2015 May;209(4):563-77
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Physiology, and Penn Vision Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 560 012.

Differential expression of the beta4 neuronal nicotinic receptor subunit affects tolerance development and nicotinic binding sites following chronic nicotine treatment.
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 2015 Mar 3;130:1-8. Epub 2015 Jan 3.
Institute for Behavioral Genetics, 447 UCB, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA; Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, 345 UCB, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA. Electronic address:

Alberta stroke program early computed tomographic scoring performance in a series of patients undergoing computed tomography and MRI: reader agreement, modality agreement, and outcome prediction.
Stroke 2015 Feb 23;46(2):407-12. Epub 2014 Dec 23.
From the Department of Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston (R.A.M.); Cerebrovascular Center, Cleveland Clinic, OH (R.A.M.); Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA (T.G.J.); Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA (M.G.L., M.M., O.A.C., M.I, M.P.M., G.W.A.); and Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence (M.V.J.).

A cross-sectional study of 'yaws' in districts of Ghana which have previously undertaken azithromycin mass drug administration for trachoma control.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Jan 29;9(1):e0003496. Epub 2015 Jan 29.
Clinical Research Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom.

Failure of PCR to Detect Treponema pallidum ssp. pertenue DNA in Blood in Latent Yaws.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 30;9(6):e0003905. Epub 2015 Jun 30.
Laboratory Reference and Research Branch, Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.

Impact of Community Mass Treatment with Azithromycin for Trachoma Elimination on the Prevalence of Yaws.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 4;9(8):e0003988. Epub 2015 Aug 4.
Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market Centre, London, United Kingdom.

Pink Light on Mitochondria in Autoimmunity and Parkinson Disease.
Cell Metab 2016 07;24(1):11-2
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; Department of Physiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. Electronic address:



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