Kothary Lab

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Contact Information

Rashmi Kothary, Ph.D.

Lab Tel: 613-739-6634

Heidi Hickey
Research Administrative Assistant
Tel: 613-737-8899 x72794
Email: hhickey@ohri.ca

What We Do

Our laboratory is interested in understanding the mechanisms which maintain/alter muscle and nervous system integrity. In parallel, we are assessing ways to alleviate the pathology of neuromuscular diseases.

Selected Publications

Eshraghi M, McFall E, Gibeault S, Kothary R. (2016) Effect of genetic background on the phenotype of the Smn2B/- mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy. Hum Mol Genet.2016 Aug 18. pii: ddw278. [Epub ahead of print].

Deguise, M.O., Justin G. Boyer, J.G., McFall, E., Yazdani, A., De Repentigny, Y., Kothary, R. (2016) Differential induction of muscle atrophy pathways in two mouse models of spinal muscular atrophy. Scientific Reports. 6:28846.

Michalski, J-P., and Kothary, R. (2015). Oligodendrocytes in a nutshell. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 9: 340.

Murray, L.M., Beauvais, A., Gibeault, S., Courtney, N.L., and Kothary, R. (2015). Transcriptional profiling of differentially vulnerable motor neurons at pre-symptomatic stage in the Smn (2b/-) mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy. Acta Neuropathol. Comm. 3: 55. 

Ferrier, A., De Repentigny, Y., Lynch-Godrei, A., Gibeault, S., Eid, W., Kuo, D., Zha, X., and Kothary, R. (2015). Disruption in the autophagic process underlies the sensory neuropathy in dystonia musculorum mice. Autophagy 11: 1025-1036.

Meet the Kothary Lab