2021 Overview

Competitive Funding for FY 2021-2022: 

$ 8,922,527.32

Major Awards Received:

  • UBC Faculty of Medicine 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award – Excellence in Foundational Science Research – Dr. Mark Cembrowski
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award – Excellence in Education – Dr. Karen Pinder
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award – Advancement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness – Dr. Elizabeth Rideout
  • Henry Gray Scientific Achievement from the American Association for Anatomy – Dr. Wayne Vogl
  • UBC Killam Teaching Prize 2020/21- Dr. Olusegun Oyedele
  • Fellow of the American Association for Anatomy – Dr. Claudia Krebs

  • Alzheimer’s Society Research Program. Proof of Concept Grant
  • American Association for Anatomy Innovation Grant
  • Aurinia Research Contract
  • Azrieli Future Leader in Canadian Brain Research
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Grant
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) -  John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) Grant
  • Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI) Impact Grant
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation in Vivo Multimodal Analysis of neuroProjectome (iMAP)
  • Canadian Institutes for Health Sciences (CIHR) Foundation Grant
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Grant
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Award
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grant 
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team Grant
  • Canadian Tricouncil New Frontiers in Research Fund
  • CIHR-JDRF Team Grant – 100th Anniversary of Insulin
  • Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) Grant
  • CoVARR-Net Fund
  • Dawn Shaw Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Fund
  • Diabetes Canada - Diabetes Investigator Award
  • Fellow of the American Association for Anatomy
  • Genome BC Award
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Visiting Scientist Award
  • International Spinal Research Trust Grant
  • JDRF – Centre of Excellence
  • Lustgarten Foundation Grant
  • MDUP Teaching Excellence Award
  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Award
  • Mike & Valeria Rosenbloom Foundation Research Award
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Alliance Grant
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant
  • NIH /NINDS – Exploratory Neuroscience Research Grant
  • NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grant
  • Philanthropy Grant
  • Rick Hansen Foundation Fund
  • Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Grant
  • Stem Cell Network Award
  • Terry Fox Research Institute Grant
  • UBC Dentistry Teaching Award 
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine Strategic Investment Fund (SIF)
  • UBC Strategic Investment Fund Teaching Grant
  • UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF)
  • US Department of Defense Convergence Science Research Award
  • US DoD-TRA Fund
  • Wings for Life Fund

Accili, Eric

J. Xia, E.A. Accili. Regulation of sinoatrial funny channels by cyclic nucleotides: from adrenaline and IK2 to direct binding of ligands to protein subunits, Progress in Molecular Biology and Biophysics, 2021

D.Yip, E.A. Accili. Analysis of funny channel gating by kinetic models, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 2021

Allan, Douglas

Ganguly P, Madonsela L, Chao JT, Loewen JR, O’Connor TP, Verheyen EM, Allan DW (2021) A scalable Drosophila assay for clinical interpretation of human PTEN variants in suppression of PI3K/AKT induced cellular proliferation. PLoS Genetics. 17:9, e1009774

Kirby MP*, Stevenson C, Chen J, Youm J, Allan DW, Jan, E (2021). The hinge region of the Israeli acute paralysis virus internal ribosome entry site directs ribosomal positioning, translational activity and virus infection. Journal of Virology. JVI 013330-21

Bamji, Shernaz

Wild, AR; Hogg, PW; Flibotte, S; Nasseri, G; Hollman, R; Haas, K and Bamji, SX (2021) BrainPalmSeq: A curated RNA-seq database of palmitoylating and de-palmitoylating enzyme expression in the mouse brain. bioRxiv 2021.11.23.468539; doi:https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.23.468539

Glory NasseriNusrat MatinKira TosefskyGreg StaceyStephane FlibotteRocio HollmanAngela R. WildLeonard J. FosterShernaz X. Bamji (2021) Synaptic Activity-Dependent Changes in the Hippocampal Palmitoylome bioRxiv 2021.11.26.470153; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.26.470153

Cembrowski, Mark

Erwin S.R.^*, Bristow, B.N.^*, Sullivan, K.E.^, Marriott, B., Wang, L., Clements, J., Lemire, A., Jackson, J.#, Cembrowski, M.S.#. Spatially patterned excitatory neuron subtypes and circuits within the claustrum. eLife, 10:e68967, 2021

Haas, Kurt

Meili F, Wei WJ, Sin WC, Dascalu I, Callaghan DB, Rogic S, Meyers WM, Pavlidis P, and K Haas. (2021). Multi-parametric analysis of 57 SYNGAP1 variants reveal impacts on GTPase signaling, localization and protein stability American Journal of Human Genetics. Jan 7;108(1):148-162. PMID: 33308442

Hogg P. and K Haas. (2021). In Vivo Calcium Imaging of Populations of Xenopus Tectal Neurons’ Visual Responses. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols. 2021. DOI:10.1101/pdb.prot106831

Podgorski K, Toth TD, Coleman P, Opushnyev S, Brusco J, Hogg P, Edgcumbe P, Haas K (2021) Comprehensive imaging of synaptic activity reveals dendritic growth rules that cluster inputs. bioRxiv 2021.02.11.430646; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.02.11.430646

Johnson, James

Zhang AMY, Wellberg EA, Kopp JL, Johnson JD. 2021. Hyperinsulinemia in obesity, inflammation, and cancer. Diabetes and Metabolism Journal. Online April 3, 2021. IF3.1

Su Wang, Stephane Flibotte, Joan Camunas-Soler, Patrick E. MacDonald, James D. Johnson. 2021. A new hypothesis for type 1 diabetes risk: The at-risk allele at rs3842753 associates with increased beta cell INS mRNA in a meta-analysis of single cell RNA sequencing data. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. Accepted March 26, 2021.

Rodriguez-Calvo T, Johnson JD, Overbergh L, Dunne JL. 2021. Neoepitopes in Type 1 Diabetes: Etiological Insights, Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets. Invited review. Frontiers in Immunology. 10.3389/fimmu.2021.667989

Johnson JD†. 2021. On the causal relationships between hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, obesity, and dysglycaemia in type 2 diabetes. Invited Perspective. Diabetologia. Accepted April 23, 2021. Online July 23, 2021.

Yong J, Johnson JD, Arvan P, Han J, Kaufman RJ. 2021. Therapeutic opportunities for pancreatic β-cell ER stress in diabetes mellitus. Nature Reviews Endocrinology. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41574-021-00510-4

Kolic J. Johnson JD†. 2021. Promises and pitfalls of beta cell–replacement therapies Nature Metabolism. 3 (8), 1036-1037.

Durrer C, McKelvey S, Singer J, Batterham AM, Johnson JD, Gudmundson K, Wortman J, Little JP. 2021. Twelve weeks of pharmacist-led carbohydrate and energy restriction rapidly improves cardiometabolic health and reduces need for medications in type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Nature Communications. 12 (1), 1-8

Scalzo RL, Foright RM, Hull SE, Knaub LA, Johnson-Murguia S, Kinanee F, Kaplan J, Freije B, Verzosa G, Houck JA, Johnson G, Zhang AMY, Johnson JD, MacLean PS, Reusch JEB, Wright-Hobart S, Wellberg EA. 2021. Breast cancer endocrine therapy promotes weight gain with distinct adipose tissue effects in lean and obese female mice. Endocrinology. Accepted Aug 27, 2021. 162 (11), bqab174.

David S Ludwig, Louis J Aronne, Arne Astrup, Rafael de Cabo, Lewis C Cantley, Mark I Friedman, Steven B Heymsfield, James D Johnson, Janet C King, Ronald M Krauss, Daniel E Lieberman, Gary Taubes, Jeff S Volek, Eric C Westman, Walter C Willett, William S Yancy Jr, Cara B Ebbeling. 2021. The carbohydrate-insulin model: a physiological perspective on the obesity pandemic. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 114 (6), 1873-1885.

Kieffer, Timothy

Ramzy A, Thompson DM, Ward-Hartstonge KA, Ivison S, Cook L, Garcia RV, Loyal J, Kim PTW, Warnock GL, Levings MK, Kieffer TJ. Implanted pluripotent stem-cell-derived pancreatic endoderm cells secrete glucose-responsive Cpeptide in patients with type 1 diabetes. Cell Stem Cell. 2021 Dec 2;28(12):2047-2061.e5.

Hoesli CA, Kieffer TJ. Pancreatic islets in bed with microvasculature-companions for life. Cell Rep Med. 2021 Nov 16;2(11):100454.

Erener S, Ellis CE, Ramzy A, Glavas MM, O'Dwyer S, Pereira S, Wang T, Pang J, Bruin JE, Riedel MJ, Baker RK, Webber TD, Lesina M, Blüher M, Algül H, Kopp JL, Herzig S, Kieffer TJ. Deletion of pancreas-specific miR-216a reduces beta-cell mass and inhibits pancreatic cancer progression in mice. Cell Rep Med. 2021 Nov 11;2(11):100434.

Glavas MM, Lee AY, Miao I, Yang F, Mojibian M, O'Dwyer SM, Kieffer TJ. Diabetes. 2021 Dec;70(12):2771-2784. Developmental Timing of High-Fat Diet Exposure Impacts Glucose Homeostasis in Mice in a Sex- Specific Manner. Diabetes. 2021 Dec;70(12):2771-2784.

Pereira S, Cline DL, Chan M, Chai K, Yoon JS, O'Dwyer SM, Ellis CE, Glavas MM, Webber TD, Baker RK, Erener S, Covey SD, Kieffer TJ. Role of myeloid cell leptin signaling in the regulation of glucose metabolism. Sci Rep. 2021 Sep 15;11(1):18394.

Iworima DG, Rieck S, Kieffer TJ. Process parameter development for the scaled generation of stem cell-derived pancreatic endocrine cells. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2021 Nov;10(11):1459-1469.

Ramzy A, Kieffer TJ. Altered islet prohormone processing: a cause or consequence of diabetes? Physiol Rev. 2022 Jan 1;102(1):155-208.

Glavas MM, Hui Q, Miao I, Yang F, Erener S, Prentice KJ, Wheeler MB, Kieffer TJ. Early overnutrition in male mice negates metabolic benefits of a diet high in monounsaturated and omega-3 fats. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 7;11(1):14032.

Balboa D, Iworima DG, Kieffer TJ. Human Pluripotent Stem Cells to Model Islet Defects in Diabetes. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2021 Mar 22;12:642152.

Roth J, Ashcroft FM, Wollheim CB, Kieffer TJ, Cherrington AD, Bergman RN, Taylor R, Najjar SM, Pedersen O, Ellingsgaard H, Holst JJ, Nauck MA, Kadowaki T, Czech MP, Corvera S, Saltiel AR, Corkey BE, Atkinson MA. Voices: Insulin and beyond. Cell Metab. 2021 Apr 6;33(4):692-699.

Vogler J, Böttger R, Al Fayez N, Zhang W, Qin Z, Hohenwarter L, Chao PH, Rouhollahi E, Bilal N, Chen N, Lee B, Chen C, Wilkinson B, Kieffer TJ, Kulkarni JA, Cullis PR, Witzigmann D, Li SD. Altering the intra-liver distribution of phospholipid-free small unilamellar vesicles using temperaturedependent size-tunability. J Control Release. 2021 May 10;333:151-161.

Schulze HG, Rangan S, Vardaki MZ, Iworima DG, Kieffer TJ, Blades MW, Turner RFB, Piret JM. Augmented Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy for the Joint Analysis of Correlated Changes in Spectroscopic and Disparate Sources. Appl Spectrosc. 2021 May;75(5):520-530.

Pereira S, Cline DL, Glavas MM, Covey SD, Kieffer TJ. Tissue-Specific Effects of Leptin on Glucose and Lipid Metabolism. 2021 Jan 28;42(1):1-28.

Kopp, Janel

Erener, S., Ellis, C.E., Ramzy, A., Glavas, M.M., O’Dwyer, S., Pereira, S., Wang, T., Pang, J., Bruin, J.E., Riedel, M.J., Baker, R.K., Webber, R.D., Kopp, J.L., Herzig, S., Kieffer, T.J. Deletion of pancreas-specific miR-216a reduces beta-cell mass and inhibits pancreatic cancer progression in mice. Cell Reports Medicine. 2021 Nov 16;2(11):100434

Chen, J., Debebe, A., Zeng, N., Kopp, J., He, L., Sander, M., Stiles, B.L. Transformation of SOX9+ Cells by Pten Deletion Synergizes with Steatotic Liver Injury to Drive Development of Hepatocellular and Cholangiocarcinoma. Sci Rep. 2021 Jun 3;11(1):11823. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-90958-1.

Zhang, A.M.Y.*, Wellberg, E.A, Kopp, J.L, Johnson, J.D. Hyperinsulinemia in obesity, inflammation, and cancer. Diabetes Metab J. 2021 Jul;45(4):622. doi: 10.4093/dmj.2021.0131.

Espinet E., Gu Z., Imbusch C.D., Giese N.A., Buscher M., Safavi M., Weisenburger S., Klein C., Vogel V., Falcone M., Insua-Rodriguez J., Reitberger M., Thiel V., Kossi S.O., Muckenhuber A., Sarai K.*, Lee A.Y.*, Backx E., Zarei S.*, Gaida M.M., Rodriguez-Paredes M., Donato E., Yen H.Y., Eils R., Schlesner M., Pfarr N., Hackert T., Plass C., Brors B., Steiger K., Weichenhan D., Arda H.E., Rooman I., Kopp J.L., Strobel O., Weichert W., Sprick M.R., Trumpp A. Aggressive PDACs show hypomethylation of repetitive elements and the execution of an intrinsic IFN program linked to a ductal cell-of-origin. Cancer Discov. 2021 Cancer Discov. 2021 Mar;11(3):638-659. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-20-1202

Zhang, A.M.Y.*, de Winter, T.J.J., Wang, S., Flibotte, S., Zhao, Y.B., Hu, X, Li, H., Schaeffer, D.F., Johnson, J.D., and Kopp, J.L.  Effects of hyperinsulinemia on pancreatic cancer development and the immune microenvironment revealed through single-cell transcriptomics. Cancer Metab 10, 5 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40170-022-00282-z

Krebs, Claudia

Ho S, Liu P, Palombo D, Handy TC, Krebs C: The role of spatial ability in mixed reality learning with the HoloLens; October 2021, Anatomical Sciences Education epub ahead of print; DOI: 10.1002/ase.2146

Krebs C, Quiroga-Garza A, Pennefather P, Elizondo-Omana RE: Ethics behind technology-enhanced medical education and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; July 2021, European Journal of Anatomy 25(4):515-522

Muñoz-Leija MA, Paul BR, Shi G, Dixit I, Quiroga-Garza A, Krebs C :THE HIVE: a multidisciplinary approach to medical education; April 2021, European Journal of Anatomy 25(S1):101-106

Loewen, Christopher

Wong, A.K.O., Young, B.P., and Loewen, C.J.R. (2021). Ist2 recruits the lipid transporters Osh6/7 to ER–PM contacts to maintain phospholipid metabolism. J Cell Biol 220, e201910161.

Chao, J.T., Roskelley, C.D., and Loewen, C.J.R. (2021). MAPS: machine-assisted phenotype scoring enables rapid functional assessment of genetic variants by high-content microscopy. Bmc Bioinformatics 22, 202.

Rosanne Persaud, Sheena C. Li, Joseph D. Chao, Roberto Forestieri, Elizabeth Donohue, Aruna D. Balgi, Xingji Zheng, Jesse T. Chao, Yoko Yashiroda, Mami Yoshimura, Christopher J.R. Loewen, Anne-Claude Gingras, Charles Boone, Yossef Av-Gay, Michel Roberge, Raymond J. Andersen (2021). Clionamines stimulate autophagy, inhibit Mycobacterium tuberculosis survival in macrophages, and target Pik1. Cell Chem Biol.

Moore, Edwin

Arslanova, A., Shafaattalab, S., Ye, K., Asghari, P., Lin, L., Kim, B., Roston, T. M., Hove-Madsen, L., Van Petegem, F., Sanatani, S., Moore, E., Lynn, F., Søndergaard, M., Luo, Y., Chen, S. R. W., & Tibbits, G. F. (2021). Using hiPSC-CMs to examine mechanisms of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia. Current Protocols, 1, e320. doi: 10.1002/cpz1.320

Parisa Asghari, David R.L. Scriven, Saba Shahrasebi, Edwin D.W. Moore; RYR2 phosphomutants show that the tetramers and the junctional sarcoplasmic reticulum form a structural syncytium: Calcium Signaling and Excitation–Contraction in Cardiac, Skeletal and Smooth Muscle. J Gen Physiol 5 September 2022; 154 (9): e2021ecc5. doi: https://doi.org/10.1085.jgp/2021ecc5

Moukhles, Hakima

The Laminin-Induced Phosphorylation of PKCδ Regulates AQP4 Distribution and Water Permeability in Rat Astrocytes. Noël G, Tham DKL, Guadagno E, MacVicar B, Moukhles H. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2021 Nov;41(8):1743-1757

Nabi, Ivan Robert

Timothy H. Wong, Ismail M. Khater, Ghassan Hamarneh and Ivan Robert Nabi.  Single molecule network analysis identifies structural changes to caveolae and scaffolds due to mutation of the caveolin-1 scaffolding domain. Sci Rep 11, 7810 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86770-6

O'Connor, Timothy

Ganguly P, Madonsela L, Chao JT, Loewen CJR, O'Connor TP, Verheyen EM, Allan DW. A scalable Drosophila assay for clinical interpretation of human PTEN variants in suppression of PI3K/AKT induced cellular proliferation (2021) PLoS Genet. 2021 Sep 7;17(9):e1009774.

Aarya V Chithran, Timothy P O'Connor. Specific Neural Connection Formation in the Developing Nervous System (2021) 20 April 2021 doi.org/10.1002/9780470015902.a0029257 Encyclopedia Life Sciences.

Rideout, Elizabeth

Millington, J.W., Chao, C., Sun, Z., Basner-Collins, P.J., Brownrigg, G.P., Wat, L.W., Hudry, B., Miguel-Aliaga, I., Rideout, E.J. (2021) Female-biased upregulation of insulin pathway activity mediates the sex difference in Drosophila body size plasticity. eLife (#1). 10, e58341.

Wat, L.W., Chowdhury, Z.S., Millington, J.W., Biswas, P., Rideout, E.J. (2021) Sex determination gene transformer regulates the male-female difference in Drosophila fat storage via the adipokinetic hormone pathway. eLife (#2). 10, e72350.

Millington, J.W., Brownrigg, G.P., Basner-Collins, P.J., Sun, Z., Rideout, E.J. (2021) Genetic manipulation of insulin/insulin-like growth factor signaling pathway activity has sex-biased effects on Drosophila body size. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 11, jkaa067.

Judith E. Mank, Elizabeth J. Rideout; Developmental mechanisms of sex differences: from cells to organisms. Development 1 October 2021; 148 (19): dev199750. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/dev.199750

Roskelley, Calvin

Arif AA, Huang YH, Freeman SA, Atif J, Dean P, Lai JCY, Blanchet MR, Wiegand KC, McNagny KM, Underhill TM, Gold MR, Johnson P, Roskelley CD. Inflammation-Induced Metastatic Colonization of the Lung Is Facilitated by Hepatocyte Growth Factor-Secreting Monocyte-Derived Macrophages. Mol Cancer Res. 2021 Dec;19(12):2096-2109.

Chao JT, Roskelley CD, Loewen CJR. MAPS: machine-assisted phenotype scoring enables rapid functional assessment of genetic variants by high-content microscopy. BMC Bioinformatics. 2021 Apr 20;22(1):202.

Tanentzapf, Guy

Crosstalk with keratinocytes causes GNAQ oncogene specificity in melanoma. Urtatiz O, Haage A, Tanentzapf G., Van Raamsdonk CD. Elife. 2021. 10:e71825. doi: 10.7554/eLife.71825.

A gap-junction-mediated, calcium-signaling network controls blood progenitor fate decisions in hematopoiesis. Ho KYL, Khadilkar RJ, Carr RL, Tanentzapf G. Current Biology 2021. 31(21):4697-4712.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.08.027.

Underhill, Michael

Soliman, H., Theret, M., Scott, R.W., Hill, L., Underhill, T.M., Hinz, B. and Rossi, F. (2021) Multipotent stromal cells: one name, multiple identities. Cell Stem Cell 28:1690-1707

Arif, A.A., Huang, Y-H., Freeman, S.A., Atif, J., Dean, P., Lai, J.C.Y., Blanchet, M-R., Wiegand, K., McNagny, K.M., Underhill, T.M., Gold, M., Johnson, P., Roskelley, C.D. (2021) Inflammation-induced metatstatic colonization of the lung is facilitated by HGF-secreting monocyte-derived macrophages. Molecular Cancer Research 19:2096-2109

Arostegui, M. and Underhill, T.M. (2021) Murine limb bud organ cultures for studying musculoskeletal development.  Methods Mol. Biol. 2230:115-137

Viau, Victor

Toews JNC, Hammond GL, Viau V (2021) Liver at the nexus of rat postnatal HPA axis maturation and sexual dimorphism. Journal of Endocrinology 248: R1-R17.

Goel N, Philippe TJ, Chang J, Koblanski ME, Viau V (2021) Cellular and serotonergic correlates of habituated neuroendocrine responses in male and female rats. Psychoneuroendocrinology 136: 1-11.

Vogl, Wayne

Palia, P., Adams, A., Sriram, A. and Vogl, A.W. The effect of cortactin knockdown on basal TBCs and ectoplasmic specializations in the seminiferous epithelium of the rat. Biology of Reproduction, ioab161, https://doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioab161. (2021)

Dhanda, A.S., Vogl, A.W., Ness, F., Innocenti, M. and Guttman, J.A. mDia1 assembles a linear F-actin coat at membrane invaginations to drive Listeria monocytogenes cellto- cell spreading. mBio, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/34781738. (2021)

Weidberg, Hilla

Shpilka, T., Du, Y.G., Yang Q., Melber A., Naresh N.U., Lavelle J., Liu P., Weidberg H., Li R., Yu J., Zhu L.J., Strittmatter L., Haynes C.M. UPRmt scales mitochondrial network expansion with protein synthesis via mitochondrial import in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nature Communication. (2021)

West, Christopher

Wainman L, Erskine EL, Ahmadian M, Hanna TM, West CR*. (2021) Development of a Spinal Cord Injury Model Permissive to Study the Cardiovascular Effects of Rehabilitation Approaches Designed to Induce Neuroplasticity. Biology (Basel). 10(10):1006.

Fauss GNK, Strain MM, Huang YJ, Reynolds JA, Davis JA, Henwood MK, West CR, Grau JW. (2021) Contribution of Brain Processes to Tissue Loss After Spinal Cord Injury: Does a Pain-Induced Rise in Blood Pressure Fuel Hemorrhage? Front Syst Neurosci. Dec 15;15:733056.

Martin Ginis KA, West CR. (2021) From guidelines to practice: development and implementation of disability-specific physical activity guidelines. Disabil Rehabil. Dec;43(24):3432-3439

Strain MM, Johnston DT, Baine RE, Reynolds JA, Huang YJ, Henwood MK, Fauss GN, Davis JA, Miranda RC, West CR, Grau JW. (2021) Hemorrhage and Locomotor Deficits Induced by Pain Input after Spinal Cord Injury Are Partially Mediated by Changes in Hemodynamics. J Neurotrauma. Dec;38(24):3406-3430.

Hayes BD, Fossey MPM, Poormasjedi-Meibod MS, Erskine E, Soriano JE, Scott B, Rosentreter R, Granville DJ, Phillips AA, West CR*. (2021) Experimental high thoracic spinal cord injury impairs the cardiac and cerebrovascular response to orthostatic challenge in rats. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. Oct 1;321(4):H716-H727.

Lucci VM, Harrison EL, DeVeau KM, Harman KA, Squair JW, Krassioukov A, Magnuson DSK, West CR, Claydon VE. (2021) Markers of susceptibility to cardiac arrhythmia in experimental spinal cord injury and the impact of sympathetic stimulation and exercise training. Auton Neurosci. 2021 Nov;235:102867.

Harman KA, DeVeau KM, Squair JW, West CR, Krassioukov AV, Magnuson DSK. Effects of early exercise training on the severity of autonomic dysreflexia following incomplete spinal cord injury in rodents. Physiol Rep. 2021;9(15):e14969. doi:10.14814/phy2.14969.

Gee CM, Eves ND, Sheel AW, West CR*. (2021) How does cervical spinal cord injury impact the cardiopulmonary response to exercise? Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2021;293:103714. doi:10.1016/j.resp.2021.103714

Williams AM, Ma JK, Martin Ginis KA, West CR*. (2021) Effects of a Tailored Physical Activity Intervention on Cardiovascular Structure and Function in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 35(8):692-703. doi:10.1177/15459683211017504

Gee CM, Lacroix MA, Pethick WA, Cote P, Stellingwerff T, West CR* (2021). Cardiovascular responses to heat acclimatisation in athletes with spinal cord injury. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Aug;24(8):756-762

Gee CM, Nightingale TE, West CR, Krassioukov AV. Infographic. Doping without drugs: how para-athletes may self-harm to boost performance. Br J Sports Med. 2021 Aug;55(16):937-938. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2020-101980. Epub 2020 May 7.

Martin Ginis KA, Latimer-Cheung AE, West CR. Commentary on "The First Global Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Guidelines for People Living With Disability". J Phys Act Health. 2021 Mar 19;18(4):348-349

Gee CM, Lacroix MA, Stellingwerff T, Gavel EH, Logan-Sprenger HM, and West CR*. Physiological Considerations to Support Podium Performance in Para-Athletes. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences, 2021: https://doi.org/10.3389/fresc.2021.732342