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August 19, 2015

Schaffer on BRAIN Initiative panel with Rep. Tonko

Chris joined Rep. Tonko (D-N.Y.) and other panelists for a discussion of the goals of the BRAIN Initiative and the importance of brain research.

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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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