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  • Cetinkaya-Fisgin A, Joo MG, Ping X, Thakor NV, Ozturk C, Hoke A, Yang IH. Identification of fluocinolone acetonide to prevent paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy. Journal of the peripheral nervous system : JPNS. 2016; 21(3):128-33.
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  • Yang IH, Co CC, Ho CC. Controlling neurite outgrowth with patterned substrates. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A. 2011; 97(4):451-6.
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  • Wang T, Lee MH, Choi E, Pardo-Villamizar CA, Lee SB, Yang IH, Calabresi PA, Nath A. Granzyme B-induced neurotoxicity is mediated via activation of PAR-1 receptor and Kv1.3 channel. PloS one. 2012; 7(8):e43950.
  • Ziegler L, Grigoryan S, Yang IH, Thakor NV, Goldstein RS. Efficient generation of schwann cells from human embryonic stem cell-derived neurospheres. Stem cell reviews. 2011; 7(2):394-403.
  • Hur EM, Yang IH, Kim DH, Byun J, Saijilafu, Xu WL, Nicovich PR, Cheong R, Levchenko A, Thakor N, Zhou FQ. Engineering neuronal growth cones to promote axon regeneration over inhibitory molecules. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2011; 108(12):5057-62.
  • Keshet B, Yang IH, Good TA. Can size alone explain some of the differences in toxicity between beta-amyloid oligomers and fibrils? Biotechnology and bioengineering. 2010; 106(2):333-7.
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  • Yang IH, Co CC, Ho CC. Alteration of human neuroblastoma cell morphology and neurite extension with micropatterns. Biomaterials. 2005; 26(33):6599-609.


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