Pain, viruses and the trigeminal system.

Ohara, P.T., Vit, J.P., Bhargava, A., Romero, M., Sundberg, C., Charles, A.C. & Jasmin, L. (2009) Gliopathic pain: when satellite glial cells go bad. Neuroscientist 15, 450-463.

Vit, J.P., Ohara, P.T., Sundberg, C., Rubi, B., Maechler, P., Liu, C., Puntel, M., Lowenstein, P., Castro, M. & Jasmin, L. (2009) Adenovector GAD65 gene delivery into the rat trigeminal ganglion produces orofacial analgesia. Mol Pain 5, 42.

Ohara, P.T., Vit, J.P., Bhargava, A. & Jasmin, L. (2008) Evidence for a role of connexin 43 in trigeminal pain using RNA interference in vivo. J Neurophysiol 100, 3064-3073.

Kernisant, M., Gear, R.W., Jasmin, L., Vit, J.P. & Ohara, P.T. (2008) Chronic constriction injury of the infraorbital nerve in the rat using modified syringe needle. J Neurosci Methods 172, 43-47.

Vit, J.P., Ohara, P.T., Bhargava, A., Kelley, K. & Jasmin, L. (2008) Silencing the Kir4.1 potassium channel subunit in satellite glial cells of the rat trigeminal ganglion results in pain-like behavior in the absence of nerve injury. J Neurosci 28, 4161-4171.

Vit, J-P, Jasmin, L, Bhargava, A., Ohara, P.T. (2006) Satellite glial cells in the trigeminal ganglion as a determinant of orofacial neuropathic pain. Neuron Glia Biology. 2:247-257

Jasmin, L. and Ohara, P.T.  (2006)  Viral vector mediated gene therapy of pain. In: Gene Therapy Of the central Nervous System: From Bench to Bedside; Eds., Kaplitt, M. and During, M. Elsevier.

Ohara, P.T., Chin, M.S., and LaVail,J.H. (2000) The spread of herpes simplex virus type 1 from trigeminal neurons to the murine cornea: an immunoelectron microscopy study. J.Virol., 74:4776-4786.

Ohara, P.T., Tauscher, A.N., and LaVail, J. (2001) Two paths of delivery of HSV from infected trigeminal ganglia to the cornea. Brain Research, 899 : 260-263, 2001

Whitehead, J. L., Ohara, P. T., Tauscher, A. N., LaVail, J. H. (2003). A procedure to deliver herpes simplex virus to the murine trigeminal ganglion.  Brain. Res. Protoc. 12:60-66.

Spinal cord Injury and repair

Jasmin L, Gabriella Janni, Douglas A. Lappi, and Ohara P.T., (2000) Schwann Cells Are Removed From The Spinal Cord After Effecting Recovery From Paraplegia. J Neurosci 20, 9215-9223.

Jasmin, L. and Ohara, P.T. (2001) Long-term intrathecal catheterization in the rat. J.Neurosci. Meth. 110:81-89

Jasmin, L. and Ohara, P.T. (2002) Do Schwann cells pave the way for oligodendrocytes?  The Neuroscientist, 8:198-203

Jasmin, L. and Ohara, P.T. (2004) Recurrent Paraplegia after Remyelination of the Spinal Cord. J. Neurosci. Res. 77:277-284.

Ohara, P.T. Kelley, K and Jasmin, L. (2005) Use of the B-fragment of cholera toxin conjugated to saporin as glial toxin in the CNS.  In: Molecular Neurosurgery with Targeted toxins. Eds.R.G. Wiley and D.A. Lappi.  Humana Press, Totowa




Satellite glial cells in the trigeminal ganglion as a determinant of orofacial neuropathic pain
Vit et al. Neuron Glia Biology 2:247-257, 2006