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Biography

Prof. Xin-Fu Zhou

University of South Australia, Australia

Professor


Email: zhou0010@gmail.com


Qualifications

1990 Ph.D., University of Melbourne

1982 M.Sc., Military General Hospital, Neurology


Publications (selected)

  1. Feng SQ, XF Zhou, RA Rush and IA Ferguson (2008). Graft of pre-injured sural nerve promotes regeneration of corticospinal tract and functional recovery in rats with chronic spinal cord injury. (Corresponding author) Brain Research 1209: 40-8.
  2. Fan YJ, Wu LY, Li HY, Wang YJ, Zhou XF (2008). Differential effects of pro-BDNF on sensory neurons after sciatic nerve transection in neonatal rats. Eur J. Neurosci 27(9): 2380-90.
  3. Song XY, Li F, Zhang FH, Zhong JH and Zhou XF (2008). Peripherally-derived BDNF promotes regeneration of ascending sensory neurons after spinal cord injury. Plos ONE, 3(3): e1707.
  4. Wang YJ, Thomas P, Zhong JH, Bi FF, Kosaraju S, Pollard A, Fenech M, Zhou XF (2008). Consumption of grape seed extract prevents amyloid-beta deposition and attenuates inflammation in brain of an Alzheimer’s disease mouse. Neurotoxicity Research, 2009 Jan; 15(1): 3-14. Epub 2009 Feb 10.
  5. Song XY, Zhang FH, Zhou FH, Zhong JH and Zhou XF (2008). Deletion of p75NTR impairs regeneration of peripheral nerves in mice. Life Sciences, 16; 84(3-4): 61-8. Epub 2008 Nov 5.
  6. Wang YJ, Thomas P., Zhong JH, Bi FF, Kosaraju S, Pollard A, Fenech M, Zhou XF (2008). Consumption of grape seed extract prevents amyloid-beta deposition and attenuates inflammation in brain of an Alzheimer’s disease mouse. Neurotoxicity Research 15(1): 3-14. Epub 2009 Feb 10.
  7. Li F, Li L, Song XY, Zhong JH, Luo XG, Xian CJ, Zhou XF. Preconditioning selective ventral root injury promotes plasticity of ascending sensory neurons in the injured spinal cord of adult rats--possible roles of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, TrkB and p75 neurotrophin receptor. Eur J Neurosci. 2009 Oct; 30(7): 1280-96. Epub 2009 Sep 29.
  8. Wang YJ, Valadares D, Sun Y, Wang X, Zhong JH, Liu XH, Majd S, Chen L, Gao CY, Chen S, Lim Y, Pollard A, Aguilar E, Gai WP, Yang M, Zhou XF. Effects of proNGF on Neuronal Viability, Neurite Growth and Amyloid-beta Metabolism. Neurotox Res. 2010 Apr; 17(3): 257-67. Epub 2009 Aug 13.
  9. Wu LLY, Yang M, Li XJ and Zhou XF (2010). Huntingtin associated protein-1 interacts with proBDNF and is required for its transport and release. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2010 Feb 19; 285(8): 5614-23. Epub 2009 Dec 7.
  10. Wong I., Liao H, Zakan A., Zhong JH, Bai XS, Guan Y, Li HY, Wang YJ and Zhou XF (2010). ProBDNF inhibits infiltration of ED1+ macrophages after spinal cord injury. Brain Behav Immun. 2010 May; 24(4): 585-97. Epub 2010 Jan 18.
  11. Wang YJ, Zhou HD, Zhou XF (2010). Modified immunotherapies against Alzheimer’s disease: toward safer and clearance. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease. 2010 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print].
  12. Wang YJ, Gao CY, Yang M, Pollard A, Valadares D., Liu XH, Dong XY, Wu XB, Zhong JH, Zhou HD, Zhou XF (2010). Intramuscular delivery of a single chain antibody gene deposition and cognitive impairment in a mouse model ofbprevents brain A Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Behaviours and Immunity, 24(8): 1281-93. Epub 2010 Jun 2.
  13. Ernesto A Aguilar Salegio, Anthony N Pollard, Malcolm Smith, Xin-Fu Zhou (2010). Sciatic nerve conditioning lesion increases macrophage response but it does not promote the regeneration of injured optic nerves. Brain Research. 1361: 12-22. Epub 2010 Sep 21.
  14. Isabell Bastian, Sunil Tam Tam, Xin-Fu Zhou, Jan Kazenwadel, Michael Z Michael, Ian Gibbins, Rainer Viktor Haberberger. Differential expression of microRNA-1 in dorsal root ganglion neurons. Histochemistry and Cell Biology in press, accepted on the 5th Dec., 2010.

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