The Weinstein Laboratory



Original Research Articles

J.R. Weinstein, S.J. Gold, D.D. Cunningham and C.M. Gall. Cellular localization of thrombin receptor mRNA in rat brain: expression by mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons and co-distribution with prothrombin mRNA. Journal of Neuroscience (1995), 15(4): 2906-2919.

J.R. Weinstein, A.L. Lau, L.F. Brass and D.D. Cunningham. Injury-related factors and conditions down-regulate the thrombin receptor (PAR-1) in a human neuronal cell line. Journal of Neurochemistry (1998), 71(3): 1034-1050.

S. Balcaitis, Y. Xie, J.R. Weinstein, H. Anderson, E.W. Davie, B.R. Ransom U. Hanisch and T. Möller. Expression of Proteolytically Activated Receptors in Mouse Microglial Cells, Neuroreport (2003), 14(18):2373-2377.

S.Balcaitis, J.R. Weinstein, S. Li, J. Chamberlain and T. Möller. Lenti-Viral Transduction of Microglial Cells. Glia (2005), 50: 48-55.

J.R. Weinstein, S. Hong, J.D. Kulman, C. Bishop, J. Kuniyoshi, H. Andersen, B.R. Ransom, U. Hanisch and T. Möller. Unraveling Thrombin’s True Microglia-Activating Potential: Markedly Disparate Profiles of Pharmaceutical-grade and Commercial-grade Thrombin Preparations. Journal of Neurochemistry (2005), 95: 1177-87.

J.R. Weinstein, Sarah Swarts, Caroline Bishop, Uwe-Karsten Hanisch and Thomas Möller. Lipopolysaccharide is a Frequent and Significant Contaminant in Microglia-Activating Factors. Glia (2008), 56:16-26.

J.R. Weinstein, R. Ettinger, M. Zhang, H. Andersen, U. Hanisch and T. Möller. Thrombin Regulates CD40 Expression in Microglial Cells. Neuroreport (2008), 19(7):757-60.

J.R. Weinstein, M. Zhang, M. Kutlubaev, R. Lee, C. Bishop, H. Andersen, U. Hanisch and T. Möller. Thrombin-Induced Regulation of CD95(Fas) Expression in the N9 Microglial Cell Line: Evidence for Involvement of Proteinase Activated Receptor1 and Extracellular Signal Regulated Kinase 1/2. Neurochemical Research (2009), 34:445-452

J.R. Weinstein, C.J. Creutzfeldt, K.J. Becker, W.T. Longstreth, T.O. McPharlin and D.L.Tirschwell. Prior Antiplatelet Therapy, Platelet Infusion Therapy and Outcome with Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases (2009), 18(3): 221-228

Y. Quan, T. Möller and J.R. Weinstein. Regulation of Fcgamma Receptors and Immunoglobulin G-mediated Phagocytosis in Mouse Microglia. Neuroscience Letters (2009), 16:464(1):29-33.

C.J. Creutzfeldt, K.J. Becker, J. R. Weinstein, Sandeep P Khot, T.O. McPharlin, T.G. Ton, W.T. Longstreth, Jr, D.L. Tirschwell. Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitation Orders and Prognostic Models for Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage. Critical Care Medicine (2011), 39(1):158-162

C. Marder, M. Donohue, J. R. Weinstein, K. Tozer-Fink. Multimodal Imaging of Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome (RCVS): A Series of Six Cases. American Journal of Neuroradiology (2012), Epub ahead of print

J.R. Weinstein, S. Swarts, R. Lee and T. Möller. Hypoxia/Hypoglycemia Modulates Thrombin-Induced Release of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines and Chemokines from Cultured Human Astrocytes. NeuroReport, (2013), 24(1): 36-40


T.Möller, J.R. Weinstein, and U. Hanisch. Thrombin’s Activation of Microglia- Past, Present and Future. Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis, (2006), suppl 1: 69-76.

J.R. Weinstein, I.P. Koerner and T.Möller. Microglia in Cerebral Ischemia. Future Neurology, (2010), 5(2): 227-246.