Astrocytes and microglia play orchestrated roles and respect phagocytic territories during neuronal corpse removal in vivo
Damisah EC*, Hill RA*, Rai A, Chen F, Rothlin CV, Ghosh S, Grutzendler J
Science Advances (2020) 6(26) eaba3239. PMID: 32637606

Highlighted by Alzforum, Yale News  and YSM News *co-first author

Myelin plasticity in adulthood and aging
Chapman TW and Hill RA
Neuroscience Letters (2020) 134645. PMID: 31765728

Uncovering the biology of myelin with optical imaging of the live brain
Hill RA# and Grutzendler J
(2019) 67(11):2008-2019. PMID: 31033062 

Highlighted on the cover  #corresponding author

Lifelong cortical myelin plasticity and age-related degeneration in the live mammalian brain
Hill RA#, Li AM, and Grutzendler J#
Nature Neuroscience (2018) 21(5), 683-695. PMID: 29556031
Faculty of 1000 recommended, highlighted by NeuronNature Reviews Neuroscience and Yale News  #co-corresponding author

Flexible learning-free segmentation and reconstruction of neural volumes
Shahbazi A, Kinnison J, Vescovi R, Du M, Hill RA, Joesch M, Takeno M, Zeng H, da Costa NM, Grutzendler J, Kasthuri N, Scheirer W
Scientific Reports (2018) 
8(1), 14247 PMID: 30250218

Age-dependent decline in the fate switch from NG2 cells to astrocytes after Olig2 deletion
Zuo H, Wood WM, Sherafat A, Hill RA, Lu QR, and Nishiyama A
The Journal of Neuroscience (2018) 0712-17 PMID: 29382710

Organotypic slice cultures to study oligodendrocyte proliferation, fate, and myelination
Sherafat A, Hill RA, and Nishiyama A
Methods in Molecular Biology (2018) 1791:145-156 PMID: 30006707

Targeted two-photon chemical apoptotic ablation of defined cell types in vivo
Hill RA, Damisah EC, Chen F, Kwan AC, and Grutzendler J
Nature Communications (2017) 8,15837 PMID: 28621306

A fluoro-Nissl dye identifies pericytes as distinct vascular mural cells during in vivo brain imaging
Damisah EC*, Hill RA*, Tong L, Murray KN, and Grutzendler J
Nature Neuroscience (2017) 20(7), 1023-1032. PMID: 28504673
highlighted by Alzforum *co-first author

Regional blood flow in the normal and ischemic brain is controlled by arteriolar smooth muscle cell contractility and not by capillary pericytes
Hill RA*, Tong L*, Yuan P*, Murikinati S, Gupta S, and Grutzendler J
Neuron (2015) 87(1), 95-110. PMID: 26119027
highlighted by Neuron, Alzforum, and ScienceNews. *co-first author

In vivo imaging of oligodendrocytes with sulforhodamine 101
Hill RA and Grutzendler J
Nature Methods (2014) 11(11), 1082-1083. PMID: 25357236

Modulation of oligodendrocyte generation during a critical temporal window after NG2 cell division
Hill RA#, Patel KD, Goncalves CM, Grutzendler J, and Nishiyama A#
Nature Neuroscience (2014) 17(11), 1518-1527. PMID: 25262495,
Faculty of 1000 recommended, #co-corresponding author

Label-free in vivo imaging of myelinated axons in health and disease with spectral confocal reflectance microscopy 
Schain AJ, Hill RA, and Grutzendler J
Nature Medicine (2014) 20(4), 443-449. PMID: 24681598
Faculty of 1000 recommended, highlighted by Nature Methods and Yale News

NG2 cells (polydendrocytes): listeners to the neural network with diverse properties
Hill RA and Nishiyama A
GLIA (2014) 62(8), 1195-1210. PMID: 24753030

Organotypic slice cultures to study oligodendrocyte dynamics and myelination
Hill RA, Medved J, Patel KD and Nishiyama A
Journal of Visualized Experiments (2014) (90), e51835. PMID: 25177825

Do short-term changes in white matter structure indicate learning-induced myelin plasticity?
Hill RA
The Journal of Neuroscience (2013) 33(50), 19393-19395. PMID: 24336705

NG2 cells in white mater but not gray matter proliferate in response to PDGF
Hill RA, Patel KD, Medved J, Reiss AM, and Nishiyama A
The Journal of Neuroscience (2013) 33(36), 14558–1456. PMID: 24005306

NG2 cells are uniformly distributed and NG2 is not required for barrel formation in the somatosensory cortex
Hill RA, Natsume R, Sakimura K, and Nishiyama A
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (2011) 46, 689-698. PMID: 21292011
Highlighted on the cover

Age-dependent fate and lineage restriction of single NG2 cells
Zhu X, Hill RA, Dietrich D, Komitova M, Suzuki, R, and Nishiyama A
Development (2011) 138, 745-753. PMID: 21266410

NG2 cells generate oligodendrocytes and gray matter astrocytes in the spinal cord
Zhu X, Hill RA, and Nishiyama A.
Neuron Glia Biology (2008) 4, 19-26. PMID: 19006598


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