Full length, peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals:
Muller, KA, Ryals, JM, Pinkston J, Fowler SC, Feldman EL, Wright DE (2008) Abnormal muscle spindle innervation and large-fiber neuropathy in diabetic mice. Diabetes 57(6):1693-701. PMID: 18362211
Johnson MS, Ryals JM, Wright DE (2008) Early loss of peptidergic intraepidermal nerve fibers in an STZ-induced mouse model of insensate diabetic neuropathy. Pain. 140:35-47. PMID: 18762382
Arnett MA, Ryals JM, Wright DE (2007) proNGF, sortilin, and p75NTR: potential mediators of injury-induced apoptosis in the mouse dorsal root ganglion. Brain Res. 1183:32-42. PMID: 17964555
Wright DE, Johnson MS, Arnett M, Smittkamp SE, Ryals JM (2007) Selective changes in nocifensive behavior despite normal cutaneous axon innervation in leptin receptor null mutant (db/db) mice. J Periph Nerv Syst 12:250-261. PMID: 18042135
Johnson MS, Ryals JM, DE Wright (2007) Diabetes-induced chemogenic hypoalgesia is paralleled by attenuated stimulus-induced Fos expression in the spinal cord of diabetic mice. J. Pain. 8(8):637-49. PMID: 17532267
Christianson JA, Ryals, JM, Johnson, MS, Dobrowsky RT, Wright DE (2007) Neurotrophic modulation of myelinated cutaneous innervation and mechanical sensory loss in diabetic mice. Neuroscience 145:303-313.
Wang Z, Li L-Y, Kiernan B, Taylor MT, Wright DE, Frank E (2007) Prenatal Exposure to elevated NT3 disrupts synaptic selectivity in the spinal cord. J. Neuroscience. 27(14):3686-94.
Taylor MD, Holdeman AS, Weltmer SG, Ryals JM, Wright DE. (2005) Modulation of muscle spindle innervation by neurotrophin-3 following nerve injury. Exp Neurol. 191(1):211-22.
Gandhi R, Ryals JM, and Wright DE. (2004) Neurotrophin-3 reverses chronic mechanical hyperalgesia induced by intramuscular acid injection. J Neurosci. Oct 20;24(42):9405-13.
Wright, D.E., J.M. Ryals, K.E. McCarson and J.A. Christianson. (2004) Diabetes-induced expression of ATF3 by mouse primary sensory neurons. J. Periph Nerv Syst. 9:242-254.
Moqrich A, Earley TJ, Watson J, Andahazy M, Backus C, Martin-Zanca D, Wright DE, Reichardt LF, Patapoutian A. (2004) Expressing TrkC from the TrkA locus causes a subset of dorsal root ganglia neurons to switch fate. Nat Neurosci.
Christianson, J.A., J.M. Ryals, K.E. McCarson and D.E. Wright. (2003) Beneficial actions of neurotrophin treatment on diabetes-induced hypoalgesia in mice. J. of Pain. Vol 4(9): 493-504.
Tan, W., Rouen, S. Barkus, K.M. Dremina, Y.S., Hui, D., Christianson J.A. Wright, D.E., Yoon, S.O. and Dobrosky, R.T. (2003) Nerve growth factor blocks the glucose-induced downregulation of caveolin-1. J. Biol. Chemistry. 278:23151-23162.
Sun, F.J., D.E. Wright, and D.M. Pinson. (2003) Comparison of ketamine versus ketamine and medetomidine in combination as an injectable anesthetic protocol: depth of anesthesia in Macaques and tissue damage in rats. Contemp. Topics in Laboratory Animal Medicine. 42:32-37.
Christianson, J.A., J.T. Riekhof and D.E. Wright. (2003) Restorative effects of neurotrophin treatment on diabetes-induced cutaneous axon loss in mice. Exp. Neurology. 179:188-199.
Molliver, D.C., J.A. Christianson, D.E. Wright, S.P. Cook and E.W. McCleskey (2002) ATP and UTP excite sensory neurons and induce CREB phosphorylation through the metabotrophic receptor, P2Y2. Eur. J. Neurosci. 16:1850-1860.
Fowler, S.C, T.J. Zarcone, R. Chen, M.D. Taylor, and D.E. Wright (2002) Low grip strength, impaired tongue force and hyperactivity induced by overexpression of neurotrophin-3 in mouse skeletal muscle. Int. J. of Dev. Neuroscience. 20(3-5):303-308.
Wright D.E., J.M. Williams, J.T. McDonald, J.A. Carlsten, and M.D. Taylor (2002) Muscle-derived neurotrophin-3 reduces injury-induced proprioceptive degeneration in neonatal mice. J. Neurobiology. 50(3):198-208.
Taylor, M.D., R. Vancura, J.M. Williams, J.T. Riekhof, B. Taylor and D.E. Wright (2001) Overexpression of neurotrophin-3 in skeletal muscle alters normal and injury-induced limb control. Somatosensory and Motor Research. 18(4):286-294.
Carlsten, J.A., R. Kothary, and D.E. Wright. (2001) Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor-responsive and neurotrophin-3-responsive neurons require the cytoskeletal linker protein dystonin for postnatal survival. J. Comp. Neurology. 432:155-168.
Taylor, M.D. C.L Patterson, J.M. Williams, R Vancura, J.T. Riekhof and D.E. Wright. (2001) Postnatal regulation of limb proprioception by neurotrophin-3. J. Comp. Neurology. 432:244-258.
Akkina, S., C.L. Patterson, and D.E. Wright (2001) GDNF rescues non-peptidergic unmyelinated primary afferents in streptozotocin-treated diabetic mice. Exp. Neurology. 167:172-182.
Molliver, D.C.*, D.E. Wright*, M.L. Leitner, A. Sh. Parsadanian, K. Doster, D. Wen., Q. Yan, and W.D. Snider (1997) IB-4-binding DRG neurons switch from NGF to GDNF dependence in early postnatal life. Neuron 19:849-861. *Co-1st authors.
Wright, D.E., L. Zhou, J. Kucera, and W.D. Snider (1997) Introduction of a neurotrophin-3 transgene into muscle selectively rescues proprioceptive neurons in mice lacking endogenous neurotrophin-3. Neuron 19:503-517.
Zhou, L., F.A. White, S.I. Lentz, D.E. Wright, D.A. Fisher, and W.D. Snider (1997) Cloning and expression of a novel murine semaphorin with structural similarity to insect semaphorin I. Mol. Cell. Neurosci.9:26-41.
Wright, D.E. and W.D. Snider (1996) Focal expression of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor in developing mouse limb bud. Cell and Tissue Res.286:209-217.
Snider, W.D. and D.E. Wright (1996) Neurotrophins cause a new sensation. Minireview. Neuron 16:229-232.
Apfel, S., D.E. Wright, A. Wilderman, C. Dormia, W.D. Snider and J.A. Kessler (1996) Nerve growth factor regulates the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA in the peripheral nervous system. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 7:134-142 .
Wright, D.E. and L.S. Demski (1996) Organization of GnRH-and FMRF-amide systems in two primitive bony fish (Order Polypteriformes). Brain Behav. Evol. 47 (5): 1-13.
Wright, D.E., F.A. White, R.W. Gerfen, I. Silos-Santiago and W.D. Snider (1995) The guidance molecule semaphorin III is expressed in regions of spinal cord and periphery avoided by growing sensory axons. J. Comp. Neurol. 361:321-333 .
Gutmann, D.H., D.E. Wright, R.T. Geist and W.D. Snider (1995) Expression of the neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2) gene isoforms during rat embryonic development. Human Molecular Genetics 4:471-478.
Gutmann, D.H., T. Geist, K. Rose and D.E. Wright (1995) Expression of two new protein isoforms of the neurofibromatosis type 1 gene product, Neurofibromin, in muscle tissues. Dev. Dynamics. 202:302-311.
Gutmann, D.H., R.T. Geist, D.E. Wright and W.D. Snider (1995) Expression of the neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) isoforms in adult tissues and during rat embryonic development. Cell Growth and Differentiation. 6:315-323 .
Numan, S., K.H. Lundgren, D.E. Wright and K.B. Seroogy (1995) Increased expression of 5-HT2 receptor mRNA in adult striatum following 6-OHDA lesions of the adult nigrostriatal pathway. Mol. Brain Res. 29:391-396.
Wright, D.E. and W.D. Snider (1995) Neurotrophin receptor mRNA expression defines distinct populations of neurons in rat dorsal root ganglia. J. Comp. Neurol. 351:329-338 .
Wright, D.E., Davis, B.M., Seroogy, K.B., Lundgren, K.H. and L. Jennes (1995) Comparative distribution of serotonin1A, 1C, and 2 receptor mRNA in rat brain. J. Comp. Neurol 351:357-373. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov:80/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve &db=PubMed&list_uids=7706547&dopt=Abstract
Albers, K.M., D.E. Wright and B.M. Davis (1994) Overexpression of nerve growth factor in epidermis of transgenic mice causes hypertrophy of the peripheral nervous system. J. Neurosci. 14:1422-1432.
Wright, D.E. and L. Jennes. (1993) Origin of noradrenergic projections to GnRH perikarya-containing areas in the medial septum-diagonal band of broca. Brain Res. 621:272-278.
Wright, D.E. and L. Jennes (1993) Lack of expression of serotonin receptor subtype -1a, -1c, and -2 mRNAs in gonadotropin releasing hormone producing neurons of the rat. Neurosci. Lett.163:1-4.
Wright, D.E. and L.S. Demski (1993) Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) pathways and reproductive control in elasmobranchs. Environ. Biol. Fish. 38:209-218.
Wright, D.E. and L.S. Demski (1991) Gonadotropin hormone-releasing hormone (GnRH) immunoreactivity in the mesencephalon of sharks and rays. J. Comp. Neurol. 307:49-56