Mark Henkemeyer, Ph.D.

Professor

Endowed Title: Dick and Martha Brooks Professorship in Nerve Growth Research

Department: Developmental Biology

Graduate Programs: Genetics and Development, Neuroscience

Education

Undergraduate University of Minnesota (), Genetics
Undergraduate University of Minnesota (), Cell Biology
Graduate School University of Wisconsin-Madison (1990)

Research Interests

  • Axon Guidance, Synaptic development, Plasticity
  • Brain Development
  • Ephrin-Eph Bidirectional Signaling
  • Neuropathic Pain, Alzheimer's Disease, Autism

Publications

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Reelin induces EphB activation.

Bouché E, Romero-Ortega MI, Henkemeyer M, Catchpole T, Leemhuis J, Frotscher M, May P, Herz J, Bock HH Cell Res. 2013 Apr 23 4 473-90

Blocking EphB1 receptor forward signaling in spinal cord relieves bone cancer pain and rescues analgesic effect of morphine treatment in rodents.

Liu S, Liu WT, Liu YP, Dong HL, Henkemeyer M, Xiong LZ, Song XJ Cancer Res. 2011 Jul 71 13 4392-402

Ephrin-B reverse signaling controls septation events at the embryonic midline through separate tyrosine phosphorylation-independent signaling avenues.

Dravis C, Henkemeyer M Dev. Biol. 2011 Jul 355 1 138-51

Critical roles for EphB and ephrin-B bidirectional signalling in retinocollicular mapping.

Thakar S, Chenaux G, Henkemeyer M Nat Commun 2011 2 431

EphB signaling controls lineage plasticity of adult neural stem cell niche cells.

Nomura T, Göritz C, Catchpole T, Henkemeyer M, Frisén J Cell Stem Cell 2010 Dec 7 6 730-43

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Honors/Awards

  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
    (2002-2005)
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb postdoctoral fellowship
    (1994-1996)
  • Medical Research Council of Canada postdoctoral fellowship
    (1990-1993)
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company graduate student fellowship
    (1989-1990)
  • Graduated summa cum laude
    (1984)
  • National Cancer Institute predoctoral training grant
    (1984-1989)