Recent Publications

Jay M, De Faveri F and McDearmid J (2015) Firing Dynamics and Modulatory Actions of Supraspinal Dopaminergic Neurons During Zebrafish Locomotor Behaviour. Current Biology. 25 1-10.

Ramesh T, Shaw P and McDearmid J (2014) A zebrafish model exemplifies the long preclinical period of motor neuron disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry DOI:10.1136/jnnp-2014-308288

Jay M, Bradley S & McDearmid J (2014) Effects of Nitric Oxide on Neuromuscluar Properties of Developing Zebrafish Embryos. PLOS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086930

Kabashi E, El Oussini H, Bercier V, Gros-Louis F, Valdmanis PN, McDearmid J, Mejier IA, Dion PA, Dupre N, Hollinger D, Sinniger J, Dirrig-Grosch S, Camu W, Meininger V, Loeffler JP, René F, Drapeau P, Rouleau GA, Dupuis L. (2013) Investigating the contribution of VAPB/ALS8 loss of function in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Mar 3.

Huaxia Tong & Jonathan R McDearmid (2012) Pacemaker and Plateau Potentials Shape Output of a Developing Locomotor Network. Current Biology. 22(24) 2285-93

Alexander McGown, Jonathan R McDearmid, Niki Panagiotaki, Huaxia Tong, Sufana Al Mashhadi, Natasha Redhead, Alison Lyon, Christine E. Beattie, Pamela J. Shaw and Tennore M. Ramesh (2012) Early interneuron dysfunction in ALS: Insights from a mutant sod1 zebrafish model. Annals of Neurology. 73(2):246-58

Bradley S, Tossell K, Lockley R, McDearmid JR (2010) Nitric oxide synthase regulates morphogenesis of zebrafish spinal cord motoneurons. Journal of Neuroscience. 30(50):16818-31.

Reynolds A, McDearmid JR, Lachance S, De Marco P, Merello E, Capra V, Gros P, Drapeau P, Kibar Z (2010) VANGL1 rare variants associated with neural tube defects affect convergent extension in zebrafish. Mech Dev. 127(7-8):385-92.

Gros-Louis F, Kriz J, Kabashi E, McDearmid J, Millecamps S, Urushitani M, Lin L, Dion P, Zhu Q, Drapeau P, Julien JP, Rouleau GA. (2008) Als2 mRNA splicing variants detected in KO mice rescue severe motor dysfunction phenotype in Als2 knock-down zebrafish. Hum Mol Genet. 17(17):2691-702.

McDearmid JR, Liao MJ and Drapeau P (2006) Glycine receptors signal interneuron differentiation during spinal network development. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 103(25): 9679-9684

McDearmid JR and Drapeau P (2006) Rhythmic motor activity evoked by NMDA in the spinal zebrafish larvae. Journal of Neurophysiology. 95: 401-417

Merrywest SD, McDearmid JR, Kjaerulff O, Kiehn O and Sillar KT (2003) Mechanisms underlying the noradrenergic modulation of longitudinal coordination during swimming in Xenopus laevis tadpoles. European Journal of Neuroscience, 17(5): 1013-22

Drapeau P, Saint-Amant L, Buss RR, Chong M, McDearmid JR and Brustein E (2003) Development of the locomotor network in zebrafish. Progress in Neurobiology, 68(2):85-111

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