Dr Mansoor Raza

Interests

Growth cone repulsion during development and adult CNS failure to regenerate after injury. The use of viral vectors for transgene expression in the nervous system to promote axonal regeneration.

Research Focus

Keywords

growth cones

axon guidance

repellents

HSV-1

Clinical conditions

Alzheimer's disease

Parkinson's disease

Traumatic brain injury

Equipment

Cell culture

Enzyme assays

Fluorescence microscopy

Immunohistochemistry

Microscopy

Protein purification

Recombinant protein expression

Collaborators

Cambridge

Geoff Cook

Roger Keynes

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2007

    Naidu M, Kuan CY, Lo WL, Raza M, Tolkovsky A, Mak NK, Wong RN, Keynes R (2007), “Analysis of the action of euxanthone, a plant-derived compound that stimulates neurite outgrowth.” Neuroscience 148(4):915-24 Details

    2003

    Rogers JH, Rhodes K, Roberts S, Raza M, Muir EM, Fawcett JW, Scarpini CG, Efstathiou S (2003), “A herpesvirus vector can transduce axotomized brain neurons.” Exp Neurol 183(2):548-58 Details