Abdelhak Belmadani

  • 936 Citations
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Research Interests

My work seeks to understand how chemokines and their receptors regulate aspects of adult and embryonic neurogenesis. Translational aspects of this research concern the hope that neural stem cells can be directed by cytokines to conduct brain repair following trauma, stroke and neurodegenerative disease, such epilepsy. Techniques I mastered include mouse genetics, neuro-histology, neural stem cells and fluorescence imaging

Training Experience

2002Postdoctoral Fellowship, Loyola University

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University Paris

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Brain Injury
  • Epilepsy
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Neurologic Complications of AIDS
  • Neuroscience
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stem Cells

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Grants 2005 2018

Research Output 2001 2018

  • 936 Citations
  • 16 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article
9 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing CXCR4-mediated nociceptor hyperexcitability reverses painful diabetic neuropathy

Jayaraj, N. D., Bhattacharyya, B. J., Belmadani, A. A., Ren, D., Rathwell, C. A., Hackelberg, S., Hopkins, B. E., Gupta, H. R., Miller, R. J. & Menichella, D. M., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 128, 6, p. 2205-2225 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diabetic Neuropathies
Spinal Ganglia
16 Citations (Scopus)

Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells toward placode-derived spiral ganglion-like sensory neurons

Matsuoka, A. J., Morrissey, Z. D., Zhang, C., Homma, K., Belmadani, A., Miller, C. A., Chadly, D. M., Kobayashi, S., Edelbrock, A. N., Tanaka-Matakatsu, M., Whitlon, D. S., Lyass, L., McGuire, T. L., Stupp, S. I. & Kessler, J. A., Mar 2017, In : Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 6, 3, p. 923-936 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spiral Ganglion
Sensory Receptor Cells
36 Citations (Scopus)

Damage-associated molecular patterns generated in osteoarthritis directly excite murine nociceptive neurons through toll-like receptor 4

Miller, R. E., Belmadani, A., Ishihara, S., Tran, P. B., Ren, D., Miller, R. J. & Malfait, A. M., Nov 1 2015, In : Arthritis and Rheumatology. 67, 11, p. 2933-2943 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptor 4
Tibial Meniscus
Spinal Ganglia
9 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of a sustained neurogenic zone at the dorsal surface of the adult mouse hippocampus and its regulation by the chemokine SDF-1

Belmadani, A., Ren, D., Bhattacharyya, B. J., Rothwangl, K. B., Hope, T. J., Perlman, H. R. & Miller, R. J., Nov 1 2015, In : Hippocampus. 25, 11, p. 1224-1241 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dentate Gyrus
Neural Stem Cells
CXCR4 Receptors
26 Citations (Scopus)

CXCR4 chemokine receptor signaling mediates pain in diabetic neuropathy

Menichella, D. M., Abdelhak, B., Ren, D., Shum, A., Frietag, C. & Miller, R. J., Jun 25 2014, In : Molecular Pain. 10, 1, 42.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CXCR4 Receptors
Diabetic Neuropathies
Chemokine Receptors
Diagnosis-Related Groups