Selected publications


Mitew S, Gobius I, Fenlon LR, McDougall SJ, Hawkes D, Xing YL, Bujalka H, Gundlach AL, Richards LJ, Kilpatrick TJ, Merson TD*, Emery B* (2018) Pharmacogenetic stimulation of neuronal activity increases myelination in an axon-specific manner. Nat Commun 9:306. *co-senior authors


Walsh DA, Merson TD, Landman KA, Hughes BD. (2016) Evidence for Cooperative Selection of Axons for Myelination by Adjacent Oligodendrocytes in the Optic Nerve. PLoS ONE 11 (11): e0165673. 


Walsh DA, Röth PT, Holmes WR, Landman KA, Merson TD, Hughes BD. (2016) Is cell migration or proliferation dominant in the formation of linear arrays of oligodendrocytes? J Theor Biol 406:17-30.


Huang L, Merson TD, Bourne JA. (2016) In vivo whole brain, cellular and molecular imaging in nonhuman primate models of neuropathology. Neurosci Biobehav Rev 66:104-118.


Mitew S, Xing YL, Merson TD. (2016) Axonal activity-dependent myelination in development: insights for myelin repair. J Chem Neuroanat pii: S0891-0618(16)30029-1. 


Xing YL, Röth PT, Stratton JA, Chuang BHA, Danne J, Ellis SL, Ng SW, Kilpatrick TJ, Merson TD. (2014) Adult neural precursor cells from the subventricular zone contribute significantly to oligodendrocyte regeneration and remyelination. J Neurosci 34:14128–46.


Merson TD, Bourne JA. (2014) Endogenous neurogenesis following ischemic brain injury: insights for therapeutic strategies. Int J Biochem Cell Biol pii: S1357-2725(14)00254-4.


Merson TD, Castelletto S, Aharonovich I, Turbic A, Kilpatrick TJ, Turnley AM (2013) Nanodiamonds with silicon vacancy defects for nontoxic photostable fluorescent labeling of neural precursor cells. Opt Lett 38:4170-3.


Oluich LJ, Stratton JAS, Xing YL, Ng SW, Cate HS, Sah P, Windels F, Kilpatrick TJ, Merson TD (2012) Targeted ablation of oligodendrocytes induces axonal pathology independent of overt demyelination.  J Neurosci 32:8317-30.