American Society for Peripheral Nerve

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What’s New in Nerve?

Read the latest What’s New in Nerve contributions from the ASPN.

Fall 2020 What’s new old in nerve this month? Vascularized Nerve Grafts: The contribution of Dr. Julia K. Terzis by Petros Konofaos (from the 30th Anniversary issue of Synapse)
 
Summer 2020 This month we interview Wesley Thayer, MD, PhD, senior author of, Diffusion magnetic resonance imaging predicts peripheral nerve recovery in a rat sciatic nerve injury model, by Angel Farinas, Isaac Manzanera Esteve, Alonda Pollins, Nancy Cardwell, Christodoulos Kaoutzanis, Marlieke Bussenbaum, Mark Does, Richard Dortch, Galen Perdikis, and Wesley Thayer. The article is published in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
 
Spring 2020 An interview with Dr. Theodore Kung, the senior author of Prophylactic Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interfaces to Prevent Postamputation Pain.
Carrie A. Kubiak MD, Stephen W.P. Kemp PhD, Paul S. Cederna MD, Theodore A. Kung MD
From the Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2019; 144(3): 421-430e.
 
Winter 2019 Q&A with ASPN Dr. Matthew Wood, senior author of The accumulation of T cells within acellular nerve allografts is length-dependent and critical for nerve regeneration.
Pan D1, Hunter DA1, Schellhardt L1, Jo S1, Santosa KB1, Larson EL1, Fuchs AG2, Snyder-Warwick AK1, Mackinnon SE1, Wood MD3.
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA., 2Section of Acute and Critical Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA., 3Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.
Exp Neurol. 2019 Aug;318:216-231. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2019.05.009. Epub 2019 May 11.
 
Fall 2019 Spotlight on Basic Science! Conditioning Electrical Stimulation Accelerates Nerve Regeneration to Promote Functional Recovery
Jenna-Lynn Senger, MD PhD1; K. Ming Chan, MD2; Christine A. Webber, PhD3.
1Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery; 2Division of Physical Rehabilitation; 3Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, CANADA
 
Summer 2019 Q&A with Dr. Nate Jowett, lead author of Toward the Bionic Face: A Novel Neuroprosthetic Device Paradigm for Facial Reanimation Consisting of Neural Blockade and Functional Electrical Stimulation.
Nate Jowett MD, Robert E. Kearney PhD, Christopher J. Knox BS, Tessa A. Hadlock MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2019; 143: 62e–76e
From the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, the Department of Otolaryngology,
Surgical Photonics & Engineering Laboratory; and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University.