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Abel Torres Espin, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Neurological Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone628-206-3734
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    Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, SpainBSc2007Biology
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, SpainPhD2013Neuroscience, spinal cord injury
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, CanadaPostdoctoral2018Neuroscience, spinal cord injury

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    1. Disorders of the Nervous System, Motor Systems. Mechanisms of Behavioral Changes After Spinal Cord Injury. 2019.
    2. Torres-Espín A, Beaudry E, Fenrich K, Fouad K. Rehabilitative Training in Animal Models of Spinal Cord Injury. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Aug 15; 35(16):1970-1985. PMID: 30074874.
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    3. Torres-Espín A, Forero J, Fenrich KK, Lucas-Osma AM, Krajacic A, Schmidt E, Vavrek R, Raposo P, Bennett DJ, Popovich PG, Fouad K. Eliciting inflammation enables successful rehabilitative training in chronic spinal cord injury. Brain. 2018 Jul 01; 141(7):1946-1962. PMID: 29860396.
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    4. May Z, Fenrich KK, Dahlby J, Batty NJ, Torres-Espín A, Fouad K. Following Spinal Cord Injury Transected Reticulospinal Tract Axons Develop New Collateral Inputs to Spinal Interneurons in Parallel with Locomotor Recovery. Neural Plast. 2017; 2017:1932875. PMID: 29138697.
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    5. Torres-Espín A, Forero J, Schmidt EKA, Fouad K, Fenrich KK. A motorized pellet dispenser to deliver high intensity training of the single pellet reaching and grasping task in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2018 01 15; 336:67-76. PMID: 28847445.
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    6. May Z, Torres-Espín A, Lucas-Osma AM, Batty NJ, Raposo P, Fenrich KK, Stykel MG, Führmann T, Shoichet M, Biernaskie J, Fouad K. Cyclosporine-immunosuppression does not affect survival of transplanted skin-derived precursor Schwann cells in the injured rat spinal cord. Neurosci Lett. 2017 Sep 29; 658:67-72. PMID: 28843345.
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    7. López-Serrano C, Torres-Espín A, Hernández J, Alvarez-Palomo AB, Requena J, Gasull X, Edel MJ, Navarro X. Effects of the Post-Spinal Cord Injury Microenvironment on the Differentiation Capacity of Human Neural Stem Cells Derived from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Cell Transplant. 2016 10; 25(10):1833-1852. PMID: 27075820.
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    8. Coll-Miró M, Francos-Quijorna I, Santos-Nogueira E, Torres-Espin A, Bufler P, Dinarello CA, López-Vales R. Beneficial effects of IL-37 after spinal cord injury in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Feb 02; 113(5):1411-6. PMID: 26787859.
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    9. Fenrich KK, May Z, Torres-Espín A, Forero J, Bennett DJ, Fouad K. Single pellet grasping following cervical spinal cord injury in adult rat using an automated full-time training robot. Behav Brain Res. 2016 Feb 15; 299:59-71. PMID: 26611563.
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    10. Reginensi D, Carulla P, Nocentini S, Seira O, Serra-Picamal X, Torres-Espín A, Matamoros-Angles A, Gavín R, Moreno-Flores MT, Wandosell F, Samitier J, Trepat X, Navarro X, del Río JA. Increased migration of olfactory ensheathing cells secreting the Nogo receptor ectodomain over inhibitory substrates and lesioned spinal cord. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2015 Jul; 72(14):2719-37. PMID: 25708702.
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    11. Torres-Espín A, Redondo-Castro E, Hernandez J, Navarro X. Immunosuppression of allogenic mesenchymal stem cells transplantation after spinal cord injury improves graft survival and beneficial outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 2015 Mar 15; 32(6):367-80. PMID: 25203134.
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    12. Arbat-Plana A, Torres-Espín A, Navarro X, Udina E. Activity dependent therapies modulate the spinal changes that motoneurons suffer after a peripheral nerve injury. Exp Neurol. 2015 Jan; 263:293-305. PMID: 25448160.
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    13. Redondo-Castro E, Romero R, Torres-Espín A, Utrera J, Duque D, Junyent F, Auladell C. Dithiocarb (N,N-diethyldithiocarbamate, DEDTC) decreases levels of biogenic monoamines in the adult mouse brain. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2014 Oct; 40(6):747-58. PMID: 24033405.
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    14. Torres-Espín A, Santos D, González-Pérez F, del Valle J, Navarro X. Neurite-J: an image-J plug-in for axonal growth analysis in organotypic cultures. J Neurosci Methods. 2014 Oct 30; 236:26-39. PMID: 25124852.
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    15. Torres-Espín A, Redondo-Castro E, Hernández J, Navarro X. Bone marrow mesenchymal stromal cells and olfactory ensheathing cells transplantation after spinal cord injury--a morphological and functional comparison in rats. Eur J Neurosci. 2014 May; 39(10):1704-17. PMID: 24635194.
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    16. Torres-Espín A, Hernández J, Navarro X. Gene expression changes in the injured spinal cord following transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells or olfactory ensheathing cells. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e76141. PMID: 24146830.
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    17. Torres-Espín A, Corona-Quintanilla DL, Forés J, Allodi I, González F, Udina E, Navarro X. Neuroprotection and axonal regeneration after lumbar ventral root avulsion by re-implantation and mesenchymal stem cells transplant combined therapy. Neurotherapeutics. 2013 Apr; 10(2):354-68. PMID: 23440700.
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    18. Redondo-Castro E, Torres-Espín A, García-Alías G, Navarro X. Quantitative assessment of locomotion and interlimb coordination in rats after different spinal cord injuries. J Neurosci Methods. 2013 Mar 15; 213(2):165-78. PMID: 23291085.
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    19. Hernández J, Torres-Espín A, Navarro X. Adult stem cell transplants for spinal cord injury repair: current state in preclinical research. Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2011 Sep; 6(3):273-87. PMID: 21476980.
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    20. García-Alías G, Torres-Espín A, Vallejo C, Navarro X. Functional involvement of the lumbar spinal cord after contusion to T8 spinal segment of the rat. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2010; 28(6):781-92. PMID: 21209493.
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