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2020

The etiology of nodding syndrome phenotypes remains unknown§,§§

Spencer, P. S., Mazumder, R., Palmer, V. S., Valdes Angues, R. & Pollanen, M. S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Revue Neurologique.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2019

ALS and environment: Clues from spatial clustering?

Spencer, P. S., Lagrange, E. & Camu, W., Dec 2019, In : Revue Neurologique. 175, 10, p. 652-663 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Carcinogenic risk of N-Nitrosamines in Shanghai Drinking Water: Indications for the Use of Ozone Pretreatment

Chen, Z., Yang, L., Huang, Y., Spencer, P., Zheng, W., Zhou, Y., Jiang, S., Ye, W., Zheng, Y. & Qu, W., Jun 18 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 12, p. 7007-7018 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Clean air for Brain Heath; ongoing agenda of 2018 World Brain Day

Reis, J., Spencer, P., Wasay, M., Grisold, W. & Carroll, W. M., Feb 15 2019, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 397, p. 61-62 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Dysregulation of Myosin Complex and Striated Muscle Contraction Pathway in the Brains of ALS-SOD1 Model Mice

Xu, B., Zheng, C., Chen, X., Zhang, Z., Liu, J., Spencer, P. & Yang, X., May 15 2019, In : ACS Chemical Neuroscience. 10, 5, p. 2408-2417 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low-dose oral copper treatment changes the hippocampal phosphoproteomic profile and perturbs mitochondrial function in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

Chen, C., Jiang, X., Li, Y., Yu, H., Li, S., Zhang, Z., Xu, H., Yang, Y., Liu, G., Zhu, F., Ren, X., Zou, L., Xu, B., Liu, J., Spencer, P. S. & Yang, X., May 1 2019, In : Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 135, p. 144-156 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Nodding syndrome phenotypes

Spencer, P. S., Mazumder, R., Palmer, V. S. & Pollanen, M. S., Dec 2019, In : Revue Neurologique. 175, 10, p. 679-685 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Plants with neurotoxic potential in undernourished subjects

Palmer, V. S., Tshala-Katumbay, D. D. & Spencer, P. S., Dec 2019, In : Revue Neurologique. 175, 10, p. 631-640 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2018

A real-time medical cartography of epidemic disease (Nodding syndrome) using village-based lay mHealth reporters

Valdes Angues, R., Suits, A., Palmer, V. S., Okot, C., Okot, R. A., Atonywalo, C., Gazda, S. K., Kitara, D. L., Lantum, M. & Spencer, P. S., Jun 2018, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 12, 6, e0006588.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Cycad β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA), methylazoxymethanol, genotoxicity, and neurodegeneration

Spencer, P. S., Palmer, V. S. & Kisby, G. E., Dec 1 2018, In : Toxicon. 155, p. 49-50 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Formaldehyde, DNA damage, ALS and related neurodegenerative diseases

Spencer, P., Aug 15 2018, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 391, p. 141-142 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

5 Scopus citations

Health of Vulnerable Populations

Palmer, V. S., Birchfield, K. I. & Spencer, P., Sep 1 2018, In : Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 93, 9, p. 1263-1264 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Heavy Exposure of Waste Collectors to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in a Poor Rural Area of Middle China

Zheng, J., Zheng, W., Zhou, Y., Jiang, S., Spencer, P., Ye, W., Zheng, Y., He, G. & Qu, W., Aug 7 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 15, p. 8866-8875 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Mitochondrial molecular abnormalities revealed by proteomic analysis of hippocampal organelles of mice triple transgenic for alzheimer disease

Yu, H., Lin, X., Wang, D., Zhang, Z., Guo, Y., Ren, X., Xu, B., Yuan, J., Liu, J., Spencer, P. S., Wang, J. Z. & Yang, X., Mar 9 2018, In : Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 11, 74.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Proteomic alterations of brain subcellular organelles caused by low-dose copper exposure: implication for Alzheimer’s disease

Yu, H., Wang, D., Zou, L., Zhang, Z., Xu, H., Zhu, F., Ren, X., Xu, B., Yuan, J., Liu, J., Spencer, P. & Yang, X., Jan 30 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Toxicology. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The isoquinoline alkaloid dauricine targets multiple molecular pathways to ameliorate Alzheimer-like pathological changes in vitro

Liu, P., Chen, X., Zhou, H., Wang, L., Zhang, Z., Ren, X., Zhu, F., Guo, Y., Huang, X., Liu, J., Spencer, P. S. & Yang, X., 2018, In : Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity. 2018, 2025914.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The Prenylflavonoid xanthohumol reduces Alzheimer-Like changes and modulates multiple pathogenic molecular pathways in the Neuro2a/APPswe cell model of AD

Huang, X., Wang, J., Chen, X., Liu, P., Wang, S., Song, F., Zhang, Z., Zhu, F., Huang, X., Liu, J., Song, G., Spencer, P. S. & Yang, X., Apr 4 2018, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 9, APR, 199.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

TRPC1 deletion causes striatal neuronal cell apoptosis and proteomic alterations in mice

Wang, D., Yu, H., Xu, B., Xu, H., Zhang, Z., Ren, X., Yuan, J., Liu, J., Guo, Y., Spencer, P. S. & Yang, X., Mar 20 2018, In : Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 10, MAR, 72.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Nodding Syndrome in the Spotlight – Placing Recent Findings in Perspective

Spencer, P., Schmutzhard, E. & Winkler, A. S., Jul 1 2017, In : Trends in Parasitology. 33, 7, p. 490-492 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

7 Scopus citations

Response to R. Colebunders: Helminth infections in Nodding syndrome

On behalf of the Oregon-Uganda Research Team on Nodding Syndrome, Jan 15 2017, In : Journal of the neurological sciences. 372, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

The enigma of litchi toxicity: an emerging health concern in southern Asia

Spencer, P. & Palmer, V., Apr 1 2017, In : The Lancet Global Health. 5, 4, p. e383-e384

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

9 Scopus citations
2016

Azañón's disease. A 19th century epidemic of neurolathyrism in Spain

Giménez-Roldán, S. & Spencer, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Revue Neurologique. 172, 12, p. 748-755 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Environmental, dietary and case-control study of Nodding Syndrome in Uganda: A post-measles brain disorder triggered by malnutrition?

other Members of the Oregon-Uganda Nodding Syndrome Research Team, Oct 15 2016, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 369, p. 191-203 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Global environmental contamination: Challenge for the human brain

Soulimani, R. & Spencer, P., Mar 1 2016, In : NeuroToxicology. 53, p. 301 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nodding syndrome: 2015 International Conference Report and Gulu Accord

Spencer, P., Kitara, D. L., Gazda, S. K. & Winkler, A. S., Jun 1 2016, In : eNeurologicalSci. 3, p. 80-83 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Parkinson's disease and solvents: Is there a causal link?

Reis, J., Benbrick, E., Bonneterre, V. & Spencer, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Revue Neurologique. 172, 12, p. 761-765 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Seeking environmental causes of neurodegenerative disease and envisioning primary prevention

Spencer, P. S., Palmer, V. S. & Kisby, G. E., Sep 1 2016, In : NeuroToxicology. 56, p. 269-283 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Vervets and macaques: Similarities and differences in their responses to L-BMAA

Spencer, P. S., Garner, C. E., Palmer, V. S. & Kisby, G. E., Sep 1 2016, In : NeuroToxicology. 56, p. 284-286 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

9 Scopus citations
2015

Environmental Neurotoxins Linked to a Prototypical Neurodegenerative Disease

Spencer, P. S., Garner, C. E., Palmer, V. S. & Kisby, G. E., Feb 3 2015, Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental and Neurodegenerative Disorders. Elsevier Inc., p. 211-252 42 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

Probable toxic cause for suspected Lychee-linked viral encephalitis

Spencer, P. S., Palmer, V. S. & Mazumder, R., 2015, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 21, 5, p. 904-905 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

13 Scopus citations
2014

Interprofessional global health education in a cosmopolitan community of North America: The iCHEE experience

Palmer, V. S., Mazumder, R. & Spencer, P. S., Aug 2014, In : Academic Medicine. 89, 8, p. 1149-1152 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Neurotoxicity

Spencer, P. & Lein, P. J., Jan 1 2014, Encyclopedia of Toxicology: Third Edition. Elsevier, p. 489-500 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Nodding syndrome in Kitgum District, Uganda: Association with conflict and internal displacement

Landis, J. L., Palmer, V. S. & Spencer, P. S., 2014, In : BMJ open. 4, 11, 006195.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Animal models of brain maldevelopment induced by cycad plant genotoxins

Kisby, G. E., Moore, H. & Spencer, P. S., Dec 2013, In : Birth Defects Research Part C - Embryo Today: Reviews. 99, 4, p. 247-255 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Nodding syndrome: Origins and natural history of a longstanding epileptic disorder in sub-Saharan Africa

Spencer, P. S., Palmer, V. S. & Jilek-Aall, L., 2013, In : African Health Sciences. 13, 2, p. 176-182 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Nodding syndrome in Mundri county, South Sudan: Environmental, nutritional and infectious factors

Spencer, P. S., Vandemaele, K., Richer, M., Palmer, V. S., Chungong, S., Anker, M., Ayana, Y., Opoka, M. L., Klaucke, B. N., Quarello, A. & Tumwine, J. K., 2013, In : African Health Sciences. 13, 2, p. 183-204 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Parkinsonism and cancer

Kisby, G. E. & Spencer, P. S., Mar 2013, In : JAMA Neurology. 70, 3, p. 414-415 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations
2012

Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of nodding syndrome in mundri county, southern Sudan

Tumwine, J. K., Vandemaele, K., Chungong, S., Richer, M., Anker, M., Ayana, Y., Opoka, M. L., Klaucke, D. N., Quarello, A. & Spencer, P. S., 2012, In : African Health Sciences. 12, 3, p. 242-248 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Interrelationships of undernutrition and neurotoxicity: Food for thought and research attention

Spencer, P. S. & Palmer, V. S., Jun 1 2012, In : NeuroToxicology. 33, 3, p. 605-616 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

18 Scopus citations

Unraveling 50-yearold clues linking neurodegeneration and cancer to cycad toxins: Are microRNAs common mediators?

Spencer, P., Fry, R. C. & Kisby, G. E., Dec 1 2012, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 3, SEP, Article 192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Western pacific ALS-PDC: A prototypical neurodegenerative disorder linked to DNA damage and aberrant proteogenesis?

Spencer, P. S., Fry, R. C., Palmer, V. S. & Kisby, G. E., Dec 1 2012, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 3 DEC, Article 180.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

7 Scopus citations
2011
46 Scopus citations

The cycad genotoxin MAM modulates brain cellular pathways involved in neurodegenerative disease and cancer in a DNA damage-linked manner

Kisby, G. E., Fry, R. C., Lasarev, M. R., Bammler, T. K., Beyer, R. P., Churchwell, M., Doerge, D. R., Meira, L. B., Palmer, V. S., Ramos-Crawford, A. L., Ren, X., Sullivan, R. C., Kavanagh, T. J., Samson, L. D., Zarbl, H. & Spencer, P. S., 2011, In : PloS one. 6, 6, e20911.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations