Selected Publications

Louveau A, Herz J, Alme MN, Salvador AF, Dong M, Viar K et al. CNS lymphatic drainage and neuroinflammation are regulated by meningeal lymphatic vasculature. Nature Neuroscience. 21(10): 1380-1391. 2018.

Da Mesquita S, Louveau A, Vaccari A, Smirnov I et al. Functional aspects of meningeal lymphatics in ageing and Alzheimer’s disease. Nature. 560(7717): 185-191. 2018.


Lammert C, Frost EBolte A, Paysour M, Shaw M, Bellinger C,Weigel T, Zunder E and Lukens J. Cutting Edge: Critical Roles for Microbiota-Mediated Regulation of the Immune System in a Prenatal Immune Activation Model of Autism. Journal of Immunology. 2018.



raper articleRaper D, Louveau A, Kipnis J. How Do Meningeal Lymphatic Vessels Drain the CNS?. Trends in Neurosciences. 39(9):581-586. 2016.

nature18626-sf4Filiano AJ, Xu Y, Tustison NJ et al. Unexpected role of interferon-γ in regulating neuronal connectivity and social behaviour. Nature. 535(7612):425-429. 2016.

zns9991567740003.epsFrancis SP, Krey JF, Krystofiak ES et al. A Short Splice Form of Xin-Actin Binding Repeat Containing 2 (XIRP2) Lacking the Xin Repeats Is Required for Maintenance of Stereocilia Morphology and Hearing Function. Journal of Neuroscience. 35(5):1999-2014. 2015.

2016 louveau article photoLouveau A, Smirnov I, Keyes TJ et al. Structural and functional features of central nervous system lymphatic vessels. Nature. 523(7560):337-341. 2015.

lukens articleLukens J, Gurung P, Shaw P et al. The NLRP12 Sensor Negatively Regulates Autoinflammatory Disease by Modulating Interleukin-4 Production in T Cells. Immunity. 42(4):654-664. 2015.

kipnis1Louveau A, Harris TH, Kipnis J. Revisiting the Mechanisms of CNS Immune Privilege. Trends in Immunology. 36(10):569-577. 2015.

kipnis1Gadani S, Walsh J, Lukens J, Kipnis J. Dealing with Danger in the CNS: The Response of the Immune System to Injury. Neuron. 87(1):47-62. 2015.

Cronk J, Derecki N, Ji E et al. Methyl-CpG Binding Protein 2 Regulates Microglia and Macrophage Gene Expression in Response to Inflammatory Stimuli. Immunity. 42(4):679-691. 2015.

PrintGadani S, Walsh J, Smirnov I, Zheng J, Kipnis J. The Glia-Derived Alarmin IL-33 Orchestrates the Immune Response and Promotes Recovery following CNS Injury. Neuron. 85(4):703-709. 2015.

kipnis5Walsh JT, Hendrix S, Boato F et al. MHCII-independent CD4+ T cells protect injured CNS neurons via IL-4. J. Clin. Invest.. 125(2):699-714. 2015.

Thiede BR, Mann ZF, Chang W et al. Retinoic acid signalling regulates the development of tonotopically patterned hair cells in the chicken cochlea. Nat Comms. 5. 2014.

corwin articleMann ZF, Thiede BR, Chang W et al. A gradient of Bmp7 specifies the tonotopic axis in the developing inner ear. Nat Comms. 5. 2014.