Ph.D. 1990 University of Wuerzburg
Associate Professor of Genetics
Primary Appointment: Department of Biomedical Genetics (BMG)
Secondary Appointment: Neurobiology & Anatomy (N&A)
Our central goal is to understand the biological and molecular mechanisms governing precursor cell division, differentiation and survival in the brain. Using purified primary glia cell-precursors, we study the projects listed below:
Strathmann F; Xi Wang and M. Mayer-Proschel. Identification of two novel glial-restricted cell populations in the embryonic telencephalon arising from unique origins (2007) BMC Dev. Biol April 17; 7:33 View article in PubMed.
Han R.; Yang Yin M.; Dietrich J.; Luebke A.; Mayer-Proschel M. and Mark Noble (2008) Systemic 5-fluorouracil treatment causes a syndrome of delayed myelin destruction in the CNS. J Biol. 2008;7(4):12 View article in PubMed.
Davies JE, Proschel C, Zhang N, Noble M, Mayer-Proschel M and Davies SA Transplanted astrocytes derived from BMP or CNTF treated glial restricted precursors have opposite effects on recovery and allodynia after spinal cord injury. J Biol. 2008 Sep 19;7(7):24. View article in PubMed.
Hyrien O, Chen R, Mayer-Pröschel M, Noble M. Saddlepoint Approximations to the Moments of Multitype Age-Dependent Branching Processes, with Applications. Biometrics. 2009 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print] View article in PubMed
Davies SJ, Shih C, Noble M, Mayer-Proschel M, Davies JE, Proschel C Transplantation of Specific Human Astrocytes Promotes Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury PLoS ONE, in press
Graduate Program Affiliations
- Ph.D. in Genetics, Genomics and Development (GGD)
- Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology (BMCB)
- Cellular and Molecular Basis of Medicine (CMM)
- Pathways of Human Disease (PWD)
University of Rochester
601 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14642
Office: MRB 2-9627