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Alecu I, Bennett SAL. (2019). Dysregulated lipid metabolism and its role in α-Synucleinopathy in Parkinson’s Disease. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 13:328. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00328. (download)


Xu H, Boucher FR, Nguyen TT, Taylor GP, Tomlinson JJ, Ortega RA, Simons B, Schlossmacher MG, Saunders-Pullman R, Shaw W, Bennett SAL. (2018). DMS as an orthogonal separation to LC/ESI/MS/MS for quantifying isomeric cerebrosides in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid. Journal of Lipid Research. 60:(1) 200-211. doi: doi:10.1194/jlr.D089797. (download)
Syme C, Pelletier S, Shin J, Abrahamowicz M, Leonard G, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Gaudet D, Pike B, Strug LJ, Wang Y, Xu H, Taylor G, Bennett S, Paus T, Pausova Z. (2018) Visceral fat-related systemetic inflammation and the adolescent brain: a mediating role of circulating glycerophosphocholines. International Journal of Obesity. doi: 10.1038/s41366-018-0202-2. (download)
Granger MW, Liu H, Fowler CF, Blanchard APB, Taylor MW, Sherman SPM, Xu H, Le W, Bennett SAL. (2018) Distinct disruptions in Land's cycle remodeling of glycerophosphocholines in murine cortex mark symptomatic onset and progression in two Alzheimer's disease mouse models. J. Neurochem. doi: 10.1111/jnc.14560. (download)
Snider SA, Margison KD, Ghorbani P, LeBlond ND, O'Dwyer C, Nunes JRC, Nguyen T, Xu H, Bennett SAL, Fullerton MD. (2018) Choline transport links macrophage phospholipid metabolism and inflammation. J. Biol. Chem. 292(29) 11600-11611. doi: 0.1074/jbc.RA118.003180. (download)


Dyment DA, Bennett SAL, Medin JA, Levade T. (2017). ASAH1-related disorders. In: Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2019. Available from: (download)
Tomlinson JJ, Shutinoski B, Dong L, Meng F, Elleithy D, Lengacher NA, Nguyen AP, Cron GO, Jiang Q, Roberson ED, Nussbaum RL, Majbour NK, El-Agnaf OM, Bennett SA, Lagace DC, Woulfe JM, Sad S, Brown EG, Schlossmacher MG. (2017) Holocranohistochemistry enables the visualization of α-synuclein expression in the murine olfactory system and discovery of its systemic anti-microbial effects. J Neural Transm (Vienna). 2017 May 5. doi: 10.1007/s00702-017-1726-7. (download)
Kernohan KD, Frésard L, Zappala Z, Hartley T, Smith KS, Wagner J, Xu H, McBride A, Bourque PR, Consortium CRC, Bennett SAL, Dyment DA, Boycott KM, Montgomery SB, Warman Chardon J. (2017) Whole-transcriptome sequencing in blood provides a diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy with progressive myoclonic epilepsy. Hum Mutat. 38(6):611-614. doi: 10.1002/humu.23211. (download)


Syme C, Czajkowski S, Shin J, Abrahamowicz M, Leonard G, Perron M, Richer L, Veillette S, Gaudet D, Strug L, Wang Y, Xu H, Taylor G, Paus T, Bennett S, Pausova Z. (2016) Glycerophosphocholine Metabolites and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Adolescents: A Cohort Study. Circulation. 134(21):1629-1636. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.022993. (download)
Gouveia A, Hsu K, Niibori Y, Seegorbin M. Cancino GI, He L, Wondisford FE, Bennett SAL, Lagace D, Frankland PW, Wang J. (2016) The aPKC-CBP pathway regulates adult hippocampal neurogenesis in an age-dependent manner. Stem Cell Reports, 7:719-734. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2016.08.007. (download)
Granger MW, Franko B, Taylor MW, Messier C, St George-Hyslop P, Bennett SAL (2016) A TgCRND8 mouse model of Alzheimer's disease exhibits sexual dimorphisms in behavioral indices of cognitive reserve, J Alz Dis, 51:757-773 doi: 10.3233/JAD-150587 (download)
Kennedy MA, Moffat TC, Gable K, Niewola-Staszkowska K, Johnston A, Nislow C, Giaever G, Harris LJ, Loewith R, Harper M-E, Dunn T, Bennett SAL, Baetz K (2016) A Signaling Lipid Associated with Alzheimer's Disease Causes Mitochondrial Dysfunction, Scientific Reports, 6:19332 DOI: 10.1038/srep19332. (download)
Swayne LA, Bennett SAL (2016) Connexins and pannexins in neuronal development and adult neurogenesis, BMC Cell Biology, 17(Suppl 1):10 DOI 10.1186/s12860-016-0089-5(download)
Fowler S*, Akins M, Bennett SAL* (2016) "Preparation of gap junctions in membrane microdomains for immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry interactome analysis." In Gap Junctions Protocols, edited by Mathieu Vinken and Scott Johnstone, 1147: 113-132, New York, NY: Springer Press. *Joint corresponding authors (download)


Cieniak C, McDonald C, Nash J, Asim M, Badawi A, Haddad PS, Cuerrier A, Bennett SAL, Foster BC, Arnason JT (2015) Evaluation by microarray of the potential safety of Sarracenia purpurea L. (Sarraceniaceae) a traditional medicine used by the Cree of Eeyou Istchee, J Pharm Pharmaceut Sci, 18:562-577. (download)
Mazereeuw G, Herrmann N, Xu H, Blanchard AP, Figeys D, Oh PI, Bennett SAL, Lanctôt KL (2015) Platelet activating factors are associated with depressive symptoms in coronary artery disease patients: a hypothesis generating study, Neuropsychiatr DisTreat, 11:2309-2314 doi: 10.2147/NDT.S87111. (download)
Huang T-S, Li L, Moalim-Nour L, Jia D, Bai J, Yao Z, Bennett SAL, Figeys D, Wang L. (2015) A regulatory network involving β-catenin, E-cadherin, PI3K/Akt, and Slug balances self renewal and differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells in response to Wnt signaling. Stem Cells, 33:1419-1433 doi: 10.1002/stem.1944. (download)


Ahmed F., Bennett S.A.L., and Arnason J.T. (2014) “Pharmacological Activities of Rhodiola rosea." In Rhodiola rosea, edited by Alain Cuerrier and Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko, 189-202. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. (download)
Fai S, Graham K, Syrett AJ, Trickey B, Valenzuela N, Bennett SAL (2014) Multi-dimensional anatomical representation: A volumetric comparison of the C57BL/6 and N3 C57BL/6 x 129- SV mouse brain modeled from serial section using Autodesk Maya, Proceedings IWBBIO 2014: International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. Granada, Spain, 642-659. (download)
Harris CS, Cuerrier A, Lamont E, Haddad PS, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL, Johns T (2014) Investigating wild berries as a dietary approach to reducing the formation of advanced glycation endproducts: Chemical correlates of in vitro antiglycation activity. Plant Foods Hum Nutr, 69: 71-77. (download)
Kennedy MA, Gable K, Niewola-Staszkowska K, Abreu S, Johnston A, Harris LF, Reggiori F, Loewith R, Dunn T, Bennett SAL, Baetz K (2014) A neurotoxic glycerophosphocholine impacts PtdIns-4,5-bisphosphate and TORC2 signaling by altering ceramide biosynthesis in yeast. PLos Genetics 10(1): e1004010. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004010. (download), (Supplemental Dataset)
Mazereeuw G, Herrmann N, Xu H, Figeys D, Oh PI, Bennett SAL, Lanctot KL (2014). Platelet-activating factors are associated with cognitive deficits in depressed coronary artery disease patients: a hypothesis-generating study. Journal of Neuroinflammation 11, 119. (download)
McDowell GSV, Blanchard AP, Figeys D, Fai S, Bennett SAL (2014) Advancing Lipidomic Bioinformatic Technologies: Visualization and Phospholipid Identification (VaLID) version 3.0, Proceedings IWBBIO 2014: International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. Granada, Spain, 670-680. (download)
McDowell GSV*, Blanchard AP*, Taylor GP, Figeys D, Fai S, Bennett SAL (2014) Predicting glycerophosphoinositol identities in lipidomic datasets using VaLID (Visualization and Phospholipid Identification) – an online bioinformatic search engine, Biomed Res Int (Bioinformatics, Special Issue Computational Systems Biology Methods in Molecular Biology, Chemistry Biology, Molecular Biomedicine, and Biopharmacy), Article ID 2014; 2014:818670. doi:10.1155/2014/818670. (download)
Picard G, Valadeu C, Alban-Castillo J, Starr RR, Callejas R, Bennett SAL, Arnason JTA (2014) In vitro pharmacological effect of neotropical Piperaceae including medicinal plants used by the Yanesha (Peru) in GABAergic bioassays. J Ethnopharm, 155:1500-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2014.07.039 (download)
Taylor GP*, Xu H*, Syrett AJ, Bennett SAL (2014) Mapping regional changes in the glycerophosphocholine second messenger lipidome following brain injury using CIRCOS, Proceedings IWBBIO 2014: International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering. Granada, Spain, 631-641.  * joint first authors (download)


Cieniak C, Liu R, Fottinger A, Smiley SAM, Saleem A, Bennett SAL, Haddad P, Cuerrier A, Arnason JT, Foster BC (2013) In vitro inhibition of metabolism but not transport of gliclazide and repaglinide by Cree medicinal plant extracts. J. Ethnopharm 150:1087-1095. (download)
Bennett SAL, Valenzuela N, Xu H, Franko B, Fai S, Figeys D (2013) Using neurolipidomics to identify phospholipid mediators of synaptic (dys)function in Alzheimer's Disease. Front. Physiol. 4:168. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00168. (download)
Xu H*, Valenzuela N, Fai S, Figeys D*, Bennett SAL* (2013) Targeted Lipidomics: Advances in profiling lysophosphocholine and platelet activating factor second messengers. FEBS J, 280:5652-5667. * co-coresponding authors (download)
Mazereeuw G, Herrmann N, Bennett SAL, Swardfager W, Xu H, Valenzuela N, Fai S, Lanctôt KL, 2012. Platelet activating factors in depression and coronary artery disease: a potential biomarker related to inflammatory mechanisms and neurodegeneration. Neurosci Biobeh Rev 37:1611-1621. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.06.010. (download)
Gauvin L, Bennett SAL, Liu H, Hakimi M, Schlossmacher M. Majithia J, Brown EG. (2013) Respiratory infection of mice with mammalian reoviruses causes systemic infection with age and strain dependent pneumonia and encephalitis. Virol J 10:67 (download)
Fowler SL, Akins M, Zhou H, Figeys D*, Bennett SAL* (2013) The liver connexin32 interactome is a novel plasma membrane-mitochondrial signaling nexus. J Proteome Res [Epub ahead of print April 26 2013]. * joint corresponding authors (download) (dataset)
Wang F†, Blanchard AP†, Elisma F, Granger M, Xu H, Bennett SAL*, Figeys D*, Zou H* (2013) Phosphoproteome analysis of an early onset mouse model (TgCRND8) of Alzheimer Disease reveals temporal changes in neuronal and glia signalling pathways. Proteomics, 13: 1292-1305. doi: 10.1002/pmic.201200415. †all authors contributed equally, *joint corresponding authors (download)
Haskew-Layton RE, Payappilly JB, Xu H, Bennett SAL, Ratan RR (2013) 15-Deoxy-Δ12,14-Prostaglandin J2 (15d-PGJ2) protects neurons from oxidative death via an astrocyte-specific mechanism independent of PPARγ; involvement of Nrf2. J. Neurochem, 124:536-547 (download)
Harris CS, Asim M, Saleem A, Haddad PS, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL (2013) Characterizing the cytoprotective activity of Sarracenia purpurea L., a medicinal plant that inhibits glucotoxicity in PC12 cells. BMC CAM, 12:245 (download)
Blanchard AP†, McDowell GSV†, Valenzuela N†, Xu H, Gelbard S, Bertrand M, Slater GW, Figeys D*, Fai S*, Bennett SAL* (2012) Visualization and Phospholipid Identification (VaLID): An online integrated search engine capable of identifying and visualizing glycerophospholipids with given mass. Bioinformatics, 29: 284-285, †all authors contributed equally, *joint corresponding authors (download; User Manual; Link to online resource)


McLean AC, Valenzuela N, Fai S, Bennett SAL (2012) Performing vaginal lavage, crystal violet staining, and vaginal cytological evaluation for mouse estrous cycle staging identification. J Vis Exp, 67, e4389,, doi: 10.3791/4389 (video and download)
Pettit A, DesRoches R, Bennett SAL (2012) The opiate analgesic buprenorphine decreases proliferation of adult hippocampal neuroblasts and increases survival of their progeny. Neuroscience, 200: 211-222 (download)

Cover schematic of Pettit et al., 2012- Cover schematic of Pettit et al., 2012 executed by Crystal Hanley under supervision of Dr Stephen Fai (CIMS)
Haddad PS, Musallam L, Martineau LC, Harris C, Lavoie L, Arnason JT, Foster B, Bennett SAL, Johns T, Cuerrier A, Coon Come E, Coon Come R, Diamond J, Etapp L, George J, Husky Swallow C, Husky Swallow J, Jolly M, Kawapit A, Mamianskum E, Petagumskum J, Petawabano S, Petawabano L, Weistche A, Badawi A (2012) Comprehensive evidence-based assessment and prioritization of potential antidiabetic medicinal plants: a case study from Canadian Eastern James Bay Cree traditional medicine, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 89326. (download)
Li L, Bennett SAL, Wang L (2012) Cell adhesion molecules and human pluripotent stem cells.  Cell Adhes Migrat. 6: 59-70 (download)


Kennedy MA, Kabani N, Lambert J-P, Swayne LA, Ahmed F, Figeys D, Bennett SAL, Bryan J, Baetz K. (2011) Srf1 is a novel regulator of phospholipase D activity and is essential to buffer the toxic effects of C16:0 platelet activating factor, PloS Genetics, 7: e1001299. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1001299 (download)
Redensek A, Rathore KI, Berard JL, Lopez-Vales R, Swayne LA, Bennett SAL, Mohri, I, Taniike M, Urade Y, David S (2011) Expression and detrimental role of hematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase in spinal cord contusion injury. Glia, 59: 603-614 (download)
Hou W, Zhou H, Bou Khalil M, Seebun D, Bennett SAL, Figeys D (2011) Lyso-form fragment ions facilitated the determination of stereospecificity of diacyl glycerophospholipids. Rapid Commun Mass Spec, 25:207-17 (download)
Harris CS, Beaulieu LP, Fraser MH, McIntyre KL, Owen PL, Martineau LC, Cuerrier A, Johns T, Haddad PS, Bennett SAL, Arnason JT (2010) Inhibition of Advanced Glycation End Product Formation by Medicinal Plant Extracts Correlates with Phenolic Metabolites and Antioxidant Activity. Planta Med, 77: 196-204 (download)


Imbeault S*, Valenzuela N*, Fai S†, Bennett SAL† (2010) Localizing protein in 3D neural stem cell culture: A hybrid visualization methodology.  J Vis Exp, 46, e2483., doi: 10.3791/2483 †joint corresponding authors, *both authors contributed equally (video and download)
Khalil MB, Hou W., Zhou H, Elisma F, Swayne LA, P. Blanchard A, Yao Z, Bennett SAL, Figeys D. (2010) Lipidomics Era: Accomplishments and Challenges. Mass Spectrometry Reviews. 29:877-929. (download)
Swayne LA, Sorbara CD, Bennett SAL (2010) Pannexin 2 is expressed by postnatal hippocampal neural progenitors and modulates neuronal commitment. J Biol Chem 285:24977-24986. (download)
Cortez MA, Li C, Whitehead SN, Huan L-J, Bennett SAL, Snead C, Bear CE.  Disruption of ClC-2 expression leads to neurodegeneration in aging mice.  Neuroscience, 167:154-162. (download)
Beaulieu L-P*, Harris CS*, Saleem A, Cuerrier A, Haddad PS, Martineau LC, Bennett SAL, Arnason JT (2010) Inhibitory effect of the Cree traditional medicine wiishichimanaanh (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) on advanced glycation endproduct formation:  Identification of active principles. Phytotherapy Res, 24: 747-747 *both authors contributed equally. (download)


Ryan SD, Whitehead SN, Swayne LA, Moffat TC, Hou W, Ethier M, Bourgeois AJ, Rashidian J, Blanchard AP, Fraser PE, Park DS, Figeys D, Bennett SAL (2009) Amyloid-{beta}42 signals tau hyperphosphorylation and compromises neuronal viability by disrupting alkylacylglycerophosphocholine metabolism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106: 20936-20941 (download)
-Profiled in Alzheimer Research Forum Networking for a Cure: Esther Landhuis . Chew the Fat- Lipids, NMDARs Mediate Neuronal Response to Amyloid-beta . Nov 22, 2009. Accessed Nov 22 2009
- Profiled in CrossBorder Biotech. Friday Science Review, Nov 27 2009. Accessed Dec 2 2009.
Fowler SL*, McLean AC*, Bennett SAL (2009) Tissue-specific cross-reactivity of connexin32 antibodies: Problems and solutions unique to the central nervous system. Cell Commun Adhes, 16:117-130 *both authors contributed equally. (download)
Kennedy KAM*, Porter T*, Mehta V, Ryan SD, Price F, Peshdary V, Karamboulas C, Savage J, Drysdae T, Li S-C, Bennett SAL, Skerjanc IS.  (2009) Retinoic acid can enhance skeletal muscle specification and bypass inhibition by Bone Morphogenetic Protein 4 but not by dominant negative beta-catenin. BMC Biology, 7: 67. *both authors contributed equally. (download) BioMed Central logo
Harbilas D, Martineau LC, Harris CS, Adeyiwola-Spoor DCA, Saleem A, Lambert J, Caves D, Johns T, Prentki M, Cuerrier A, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL, Haddad PS. (2009) Evaluation of the anti-diabetic potential of selected medicinal plant extracts from the Canadian Boreal Forest used to treat symptoms of diabetes: Part II. Can. J. Physiol. Pharm. 87:479-492 . (download
Imbeault S*, Gauvin LG*, Toeg HD, Pettit A, Sorbara CD, Migahed L, DesRoches R, Menzies AS, Nishii K, Paul DL, Simon AM, Bennett SAL. (2009) The extracellular matrix controls gap junction protein expression and function in postnatal hippocampal neural progenitor cells. BMC Neuroscience, 10:13 *both authors contributed equally. (download with supplemental information BioMed Central logo - Highly accessed rating


Smith JC, Hou W, Whitehead SN, Ethier M, Bennett SAL, Figeys D (2008) Identification of lysophosphatidylcholine (LPC) and platelet activating factor (PAF) from PC12 cells and mouse cortex using liquid chromatography/multi-stage mass spectrometry (LC/MS(3)). Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 22:3579-3587. (download)
Wislet-Gendebien S, Visanji N, Whitehead SN, Marsilio D, Hou W, Figeys D, Fraser PE, Bennett SAL, Tandon A (2008) Differential regulation of wild-type and mutant α-synuclein binding to synaptic membranes by cytosolic factors.  BMC Neuroscience, 9:92 (download).
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Hou W*, Zhou H*, Elisma F,* Bennett SAL, Figeys D. (2008) Technological developments in lipidomics.  Briefings in Functional Genomics and Proteomics, 7: 395-409 (download) *All authors contributed equally.

Ryan SD, Harris CS, Carswell CL, Baenziger JE, Bennett SAL (2008) Heterogeneity in the sn-1 carbon chain of platelet activating factor glycerophospholipids determines pro-or anti-apoptotic signaling in primary neurons.  J Lipid Res, 49: 2250-2258 (download) (Supplementary Material)

Harris CS, Lambert J, Saleem A, Coonishish J, Martineau L, Cuerrier A, Haddad PS, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL (2008) Anti-diabetic activity of extracts from needle, bark, and cone of picea glauca: Organ-specific protection from glucose toxicity and glucose deprivation. Pharmaceutical Biology, 46: 124-134. (download) Author Posting. (c) Informa Health Care USA, 2008. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of Informa Health Care USA, 2008 for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Pharmaceutical Biology, Volume 46 Issue 1, January 2008. doi:10.1080/13880200701735080 (
- Cory Harris awarded the CIHR-IAPH Scientific Director's Student Award
Farsi DA, Harris CS, Reid L, Bennett SAL, Haddad P, Martineau L, Arnason JT (2008) Glycation inhibitor activity of silk from modern maize hybrids and a Mexican land race. Phytotherapy Res, 22: 108-112 (download)


Whitehead, SN*, Hou W*, Ethier M*, Smith JC, Bourgeois A, Denis R, Bennett SAL†, Figeys D†., (2007) Rapid identification and quantitation of changes in the platelet activating factor family of glycerophospholipids over the course of neuronal differentiation by high performance liquid chromatography electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 79:8539-8548 (download) (Supporting Info). *All authors contributed equally.  †Joint corresponding authors
Harris CS, Mo F, Migahed L, Chepelev L, Haddad PS, Wright JS, Willmore WG, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL (2007) Plant phenolic compounds regulate PC12 cell number under growth factor deprivation and apoptogenic conditions: a structure activity analysis of 54 phenolics.  Can. J. Physiol. Pharm, 85:1124-1138. (download)
Ryan SD*, Harris CS*, Mo F, Lee H, Hou ST, Bazan NG, Haddad PS, Arnason JT, Bennett SAL (2007) Platelet activating factor-induced neuronal apoptosis is initiated independently of its G-protein coupled PAF receptor and is inhibited by the benzoate orsellinic acid.  J Neurochem, 103: 88-97. *both authors contributed equally (download)
Vlahakis SR, Bennett SAL, Whitehead SN, Badley AD (2007) HIV protease inhibitors modulate apoptosis signalling in vitro and in vivo.  Apoptosis, 12: 966-977. (download)
Harris CS*, Burt A*, Saleem A, Le PM, Martineau L, Haddad PS, Bennett SAL, Arnason JT (2007)  A single HPLC-DAD/APCI-MS method fors quantitative comparison of compounds found in leaf, stem, root and fruit extracts of lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Ait. Phytochemical Analysis, 18: 161-169 *both authors contributed equally. (download)


Martineau  LC, Couture A, Spoor D, Benhaddou-Andaloussi A, Harris C, Meddah B, Leduc C, Burth A, Vuong T, Mai Le P, Prentki M, Bennett SAL, Arnason JT, Haddad PS (2006)  Anti-diabetic properties of the Canadian lowbush blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.  Phytomedicine 13: 612-623 (download)
Spoor D, Martineau LC, Leduc C, Benhaddou-Andaloussi A, Meddah B,  Harris CS, Burt A, Fraser M.H., Coonishish J, Joly E, Cuerrier A, Bennett SAL, Johns T, Prentki M, Arnason JT, Haddad PS.  (2006) Selected plant species for the Cree pharmacopoeia of northern Quebec possess anti-diabetic potential.  Can. J. Physiol. Pharm. 84:847-858. (download)


Weaver JGR., Tarze A, Moffat TC, LeBras M, Deniaud A, Brenner C, Bren GD, Morin MY, Phenix BN, Miller B, Dong L, Jiang SX, Sim VL, Zurakowski B, Lallier J, Hardin H, Wettstein P, van Heeswijk RPG, Douen A Kroemer R,, Hou ST, Bennett SAL, Lynch DH, Kroemer G, Badley AD (2005) Inhibition of Adenine Nucleotide Translocator Pore Function and Protection Against Apoptosis in vivo by an HIV Protease Inhibitor. J. Clin. Invest. 115: 1028-1838. (download)
-For international media coverage about Weaver et al (2005) see: France (download), Canada (english), (francais)
Cheung, ECC, Melanson-Drapeau L, Cregan SP, Vanderluit JL, Ferguson KL, McIntosh WC, Park DS, Bennett SAL, Slack RSS (2005) AIF is a key factor in neuronal cell death propagated by Bax-dependent and Bax-independent mechanisms.  J. Neurosci. 25: 1324-1334 (download)


Bonin F*, Ryan S*, Migahed L, Mo F, Lallier J, Arai H, Franks DJ, Bennett SAL (2004) Anti-apoptotic actions of the platelet activating factor acetylhydrolase I a2 catalytic subunit. J. Biol. Chem 279: 52425-52436 * both authors contributed equally. (download)


Melanson-Drapeau L, Beyko S, Hebb AOL, Franks DJ, Holden D, Sellitto S, Paul DL, Bennett SAL (2003) Oligodendrocyte progenitor enrichment in the connexin 32 null-mutant mouse. J. Neurosci. 23: 1759-1768. (download)

Boucher S, Bennett, SAL. (2003) Differential Connexin Expression, Gap Junction Intercellular Coupling, and Hemichannel Formation in NT2/D1 Human Neural Progenitors and Terminally Differentiated hNT Neurons J Neurosci Res. 72:393-404 (download)

Bennett SAL, Roberts DCS (2003) Analysis of protein expression in brain tissue by ELISA In: Wang JQ (ed) Methods in Molecular Medicine: Drugs of Abuse: Analysis of Neurological Effects. Humana Press, Vol 79: pp 283-295, Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey. (download)

Bennett SAL, Melanson-Drapeau, L (2003) Primary culture of adult neural progenitors. In: Wang JQ (ed) Methods in Molecular Medicine: Drugs of Abuse: Analysis of Neurological Effects. Vol 79: pp 397-404, Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey. (download)


Brewer C, Bonin F, Bullock P, Nault M-C, Morin J, Imbeault S, Shen TY, Franks DJ, Bennett SAL (2002) Platelet activating factor-induced apoptosis is inhibited by ectopic expression of the platelet activating factor G-protein coupled receptor. J. Neurochem, 82:1-10. (download)


Wong P, Ulyanova T, Organisciak DT, Bennett S, Lakins J, Arnold JM, Kutty RK, Tenniswood M, vanVeen T, Darrow RM, Chader G. (2001) Expression of multiple forms of clusterin during light-induced retinal degeneration. Current Eye Res. 23: 157-165 (Abstract)


Bennett SAL, Pappas, BA, Stevens WD, Davidson CM, Fortin R, Chen J. (2000) Cleavage of amyloid precursor protein elicited by chronic cerebral hypoperfusion. Neurobiology of Aging, 21: 207-214. (download)

Davidson CM, Pappas BA, Stevens WD, Fortin T, Bennett SAL (2000) Chronic cerebral hypoperfusion: Loss of pupillary reflex, visual impairment, and retinal neurodegeneration. Brain Research, 859:96-103. (download)


Bennett JA, Brewer C, Beyko S, Bennett SAL (1999) Cancer Control Strategies in Eleven OECD Countries/ Stratégies de lutte contre le cancer dans 11 pays de l’OCDE, Health Canada. Published and electronic document (

Bennett SAL, Arnold JM, Chen J, Stenger J, Paul DL, Roberts DCS. (1999) Long-term changes in connexin32 gap junction protein and mRNA expression following cocaine self-administration in rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, 11: 3329-3338. (download)

Morrissey C, Bennett S, Nitsche E, Guenette RS, Wong P, Tenniswood M. (1999) Expression of p190A during apoptosis in the regressing rat ventral prostate. Endocrinology 140: 3328-3333. (download)


Bennett SAL, Chen J, Pappas BA, Roberts DCS, Tenniswood M. (1998) Platelet activating factor receptor expression is associated with neuronal apoptosis in an in vivo model of excitotoxicity Cell Death and Differentiation 5:867-875. (download)

Lakins J*, Bennett SAL*, Chen J, Arnold JM, Morrissey C, Wong P, O'Sullivan J, Tenniswood M. (1998) Clusterin biogenesis is altered during apoptosis in the regressing rat ventral prostate. J. Biol. Chem. 273:27887 27895. * Both authors contributed equally to this paper. (download)

Bennett SAL, Chen J, Tenniswood M, Davidson CM, Keyes MT, Fortin T, Pappas, BA. (1998) Chronic cerebral hypoperfusion elicits neuronal apoptosis and behavioral impairment. Neuroreport 9: 161-166. (download)


Bennett SAL, Birnboim HC (1997) Receptor-mediated and protein kinase-dependent growth enhancement of primary human fibroblasts by platelet activating factor.  Molecular Carcinogenesis 20:366-375 (download)
- See comment on Bennett and Birnboim (1997) by Rougier and Denziot (1998) Molecular Carcinogenesis 22:221 (download)

Pappas BA, Davidson CM, Bennett SAL, de la Torre JC, Fortin T, Tenniswood, MPR.  (1997) Chronic ischemia: Memory impairment and neural pathology in the rat. Annals of the New York Academy of Science 826:498-501.

Wong P, Bennett SAL, Arnold J, Lininger L, Darrow R, Chader G, Tenniswood M, Organisciak D.  (1997) Appearance of an unique isoform of clusterin during light-induced retinal damage in rats.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 38: 3321


Lacey JP, Donatuccci CF, Price DT, Page SO, Bennett S, Tenniswood MP, Schwinn DA.  (1996) Effects of androgen deprivation on prostate a1-adrenergic receptor.  Urology 48: 335-341.


Bennett SAL, Birnboim HC (1995) Platelet activating factor induces a transformed phenotype in human fibroblasts. In: Parke J (ed) Advances in Prostaglandin, Thromboxane and Leukotriene Research. Raven Press, New York pp. 467-470.

Bennett SAL, Stevenson B, Staines W, Roberts DCS (1995) Accumulation of pathological periodic acid schiff (PAS)-positive depositions in cerebrum following kainic acid-induced seizures: Relationship to c-fos induction, neuronal necrosis, reactive gliosis, and blood-brain barrier breakdown. Acta Neuropathologica 89: 126-138.


De Vouge MW, Yamazaki A, Bennett SAL, Chen JH, Shwed PS, Couture C, Birnboim HC (1994) Immunoselection of GRP94/endoplasmin from a KNRK cell-specific lambdagt11 library using antibodies directed against a putative heparanase amino-terminal peptide. International Journal of Cancer 56: 286-294.

Bennett SAL, Chen JH, Birnboim HC (1994) Recovery of a rare clone from a population of unstable retroviral vector-expressing mammalian cells using a new RNA extraction and slot-blot protocol. Journal of Virological Methods 50:245-255.


Bennett SAL, Leite LCC, Birnboim HC (1993) Platelet activating factor, an endogenous mediator of inflammation, induces phenotypic transformation of rat embryo cells. Carcinogenesis 14: 1289-1296

Roberts DCS, Bennett SAL (1993) Heroin self-administration in rats under a progressive ratio schedule of reinforcement. Psychopharmacology 111: 215-218


Bennett SAL, Birnboim HC (1991) Induction of a novel glycosidase activity in ras-transformed rat embryo fibroblasts by treatment with platelet activating factor. Journal of Glycoconjugate 8: 189


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