Selected Publications

  1. Stress increases descending inhibition in mouse and human colon Reed DE, Zhang Y, Beyak MJ, Lourenssen S, Blennerhassett MG, Paterson WG, Vanner SJ. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 4:569-80 (2016).
  2. Han, T.Y., S. Lourenssen, K.G. Miller and M.G. Blennerhassett. Intestinal smooth muscle phenotype determines enteric neuronal survival via GDNF expression. Neuroscience 290:357-368 (2015).
  3. Venkataramana, S., S. Lourenssen, K.G. Miller, M.G. Blennerhassett. Early inflammatory damage to intestinal neurons occurs via inducible nitric oxide synthase. Neurobiol. Dis. 75:40-52 (2015).
  4. Nair, D.G, K.G. Miller, S. Lourenssen and M.G. Blennerhassett. Inflammatory cytokines promote growth of intestinal smooth muscle cells by induced expression of PDGF-Rβ. J Cell Mol Med. 18(3):444-54 (2014).