Selected Publications


Thiede BR, Mann ZF, Chang W, Ku YC, Son YK, Lovett M, Kelley MW, Corwin JT (2014) Retinoic acid signalling regulates the development of tonotopically patterned hair cells in the chicken cochlea. Nat Commun. 2014 May 20;5:3840.

Mann ZF, Thiede BR, Chang W, Shin JB, May-Simera HL, Lovett M, Corwin JT, Kelley MW. (2014) A gradient of Bmp7 specifies the tonotopic axis in the developing inner ear. Nat Commun. 2014 May 20;5:3839.

Burns JC, Corwin JT. (2014) Responses to cell loss become restricted as the supporting cells in mammalian vestibular organs grow thick junctional actin bands that develop high stability. J Neurosci. 2014 Jan 29;34(5):1998-2011.

Thiede BR, Corwin JT. (2014)  Permeation of fluorophore-conjugated phalloidin into live hair cells of the inner ear is modulated by P2Y receptors. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2014 Feb;15(1):13-30.

Burns JC, Corwin JT.  (2013) A historical to present-day account of efforts to answer the question: “what puts the brakes on mammalian hair cell regeneration?”. Hear Res. 2013 Mar;297:52-67.

Burns JC, Collado MS, Oliver ER, Corwin JT. (2013) Specializations of intercellular junctions are associated with the presence and absence of hair cell regeneration in ears from six vertebrate classes. J Comp Neurol. 2013 Apr 15;521(6):1430-48.

Burns JC, On D, Baker W, Collado MS, Corwin JT. (2012) Over half the hair cells in the mouse utricle first appear after birth, with significant numbers originating from early postnatal mitotic production in peripheral and striolar growth zones.J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2012 Oct;13(5):609-27.

Burns JC, Cox BC, Thiede BR, Zuo J, Corwin JT. (2012) In vivo proliferative regeneration of balance hair cells in newborn mice. J Neurosci. 2012 May 9;32(19):6570-7.

Collado MS, Burns JC, Meyers JR, Corwin JT. (2011)   Variations in shape-sensitive restriction points mirror differences in the regeneration capacities of avian and mammalian ears. PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23861.

Collado MS, Thiede BR, Baker W, Askew C, Igbani LM, Corwin JT. (2011) The postnatal accumulation of junctional E-cadherin is inversely correlated with the capacity for supporting cells to convert directly into sensory hair cells in mammalian balance organs.J Neurosci. 2011 Aug 17;31(33):11855-66.

Burns JC, Christophel JJ, Collado MS, Magnus C, Carfrae M, Corwin JT. (2011) Reinforcement of cell junctions correlates with the absence of hair cell regeneration in mammals and its occurrence in birds. J Comp Neurol. 2008 Nov 20;511(3):396-414.

Collado MS, Burns JC, Hu Z, Corwin JT. (2008) Recent advances in hair cell regeneration research. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Oct;16(5):465-71.

Hu Z, Corwin JT. (2007) Inner ear hair cells produced in vitro by a mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Oct 16;104(42):16675-80.

Meyers JR, Corwin JT. (2007) Shape change controls supporting cell proliferation in lesioned mammalian balance epithelium. J Neurosci. 2007 Apr 18;27(16):4313-25.

Gu R, Montcouquiol M, Marchionni M, Corwin JT. (2007) Proliferative responses to growth factors decline rapidly during postnatal maturation of mammalian hair cell epithelia. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Mar;25(5):1363-72.

Sage C, Huang M, Karimi K, Gutierrez G, Vollrath MA, Zhang DS, García-Añoveros J, Hinds PW, Corwin JT, Corey DP, Chen ZY. (2005) Proliferation of functional hair cells in vivo in the absence of the retinoblastoma protein.Science. 2005 Feb 18;307(5712):1114-8.