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  1. Stok, R., Ashkenazi, A. Lipids as the key to understanding α-synuclein behaviour in Parkinson disease. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 21, 357–358 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41580-020-0235-y


  1. Ivashko-Pachima, Y., Seroogy, K.B., Sharabi, Y., Gozes, I. (2021) Parkinson disease-modification encompassing rotenone and 6-hydroxydopamine neurotoxicity by the microtubule-protecting drug candidate SKIP. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 71:1515–1524. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12031-021-01876-w


  1. Sade Yazdi, D., Laor Bar-Yosef, D., Adsi, H., Kreisera, T., Shahaf, S., Beraa, S., Zaguria, D., Shaham-Nivd, S., Oluwatobae, D.S., Levy, D., Gartnera, M., Doe, T.D., Frenkel, D., Gazit, E. (2021) Homocysteine fibrillar assemblies display cross-talk with Alzheimer’s disease β-amyloid polypeptide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 118 No. 24 e2017575118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2017575118


  1. Omar, J., Rosenbaum, E., Efergan, A., Sneineh, B.A., Yeheskel, A., Maruta, Y., Fukuda, M., Sagi-Eisenberg, R. (2021) Biochemical and structural insights into Rab12 interactions with RILP and its family members. Scientific Reports 13;11:10317.


  1. Paul, A. Jacoby, G., Laor Bar-Yosef, D., Beck, R., Gazit, E., and Segal, D. (2021). Glucosylceramide associated with Gaucher disease forms amyloid-like twisted ribbon fibrils that induce α-Synuclein aggregation. ACS Nano https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c02957


  1. Paul, A., Segal, D., Zacco, E. (2021) Glycans to improve efficacy and solubility of protein aggregation inhibitors. Neural Regeneration Research 16:2215-2216. https://doi.org/10.4103%2F1673-5374.310688


  1. Sharabi, Y., Vatine, G. D., and Ashkenazi, A. (2021) Parkinson's disease outside the brain: targeting the autonomic nervous system. Lancet Neurology 20(10):868-876. https://doi.org/10.1016/s1474-4422(21)00219-2


  1. Maoz, B.M., et al. Technology-based approaches toward a better understanding of neurocoagulation in brain homeostasis. Cell and Tissue Research (2021): 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00441-021-03560-2


  1. Maoz, B.M. Brain-on-a-Chip: Characterizing the next generation of advanced in vitro platforms for modeling the central nervous system. APL Bioengineering 5.3 (2021): 030902. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0055812


  1. Gottfried, I., Schottlender, N. & Ashery, U*. Hyperbaric oxygen treatment—from mechanisms to cognitive improvement. Biomolecules 11(10):1520 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390%2Fbiom11101520


  1. Schottlender, N. Gottfried, I., & Ashery, U *. Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment: Effects on Mitochondrial Function and Oxidative Stress. Biomolecules 11(12):1827 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390%2Fbiom11121827


  1. Shay Herman, Idan Fishel, Daniel Offen, Intranasal Delivery of Mesenchymal Stem Cells-Derived Extracellular Vesicles for the Treatment of Neurological Diseases, Stem Cells, Volume 39, Issue 12, December 2021, Pages 1589–1600, https://doi.org/10.1002/stem.3456


  1. Sharabi, Y., Vatine, G. D., and Ashkenazi, A. (2022) SnapShot: Autonomic nervous system disorders. Neuron 110(8):1432-1432.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2022.03.007


  1. Cohen-Adiv, S., and Ashkenazi, A. (2022) Fatty acid balance regulates alpha-synuclein pathology. Trends in Neurosciences 45(6):417-418. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tins.2022.03.006


  1. Shay Herman, Ruth Djaldetti, Brit Mollenhauer, Daniel Offen, CSF-derived extracellular vesicles from patients with Parkinson’s disease induce symptoms and pathology, Brain, Volume 146, Issue 1, January 2023, Pages 209–224, https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awac261


  1. Galves Margarita, Sperber Michal, Amer-Sarsour Fatima, Elkon Ran and Ashkenazi Avraham (2023) Transcriptional profiling of the response to starvation and fattening reveals differential regulation of autophagy genes in mammals. Proc. R. Soc. B.290:20230407. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2023.0407


  1. Nir Y, de Lecea L. Sleep and vigilance states: Embracing spatiotemporal dynamics. Neuron. 2023 Jul 5;111(13):1998-2011. Epub 2023 May 5. PMID: 37148873. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2023.04.012






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