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September 1, 2014

Schaffer-Nishimura Lab on Ice!

Last Friday, members of the Schaffer-Nishimura lab collectively accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from one lab member (Shiva!). We dumped ice water on our heads, donated to the American Lung Association, and have challenged the Butcher and Lammerding labs to complete this challenge too.

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Constitutively active Notch4 receptor elicits brain arteriovenous malformations through enlargement of capillary-like vessels

Patrick A. Murphy, Tyson N. Kim, Lawrence Huang, Corinne M. Nielsen, Michael T. Lawton, Ralf H. Adams, Chris B. Schaffer, and Rong A. Wang

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2014)

Stalled cerebral capillary blood flow in mouse models of essential thrombocythemia and polycythemia vera revealed by in vivo two-photon imaging

Thom P. Santisakultarm, Claire Q. Paduano, Tracy Stokol, Teresa L. Southard, Nozomi Nishimura, Radek C. Skoda, William L. Olbricht, Andrew I. Schafer, Richard T. Silver, and Chris B. Schaffer

Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 12 (2014).

TRAIL-coated leukocytes that kill cancer cells in the circulation

Michael J. Mitchell, Elizabeth Wayne, Kuldeepsinh Rana, Chris B. Schaffer, and Michael R. King

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Early Edition (

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