Publication List

Jensen DB, Stecina K, Wienecke J, Hedegaard A, Sukiasyan N, Hultborn HR, Meehan CF. The Subprimary Range of Firing Is Present in Both Cat and Mouse Spinal Motoneurons and Its Relationship to Force Development Is Similar for the Two Species. J Neurosci. 2018 Nov 7;38(45):9741-9753.

Maglemose R, Hedegaard A, Lehnhoff J, Moldovan M, Grondahl L & Meehan CF. Potassium channel abnormalities are consistent with early axon degeneration of motor axons in the G127X SOD-1 Mouse Model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Exp Neurol. 2017 Jun; 292: 154-167.

Meehan CF. Mayr KA, Manuel M, Nakanishi ST, & Whelan PLJ. A protocol for using decerebrate mice to record from spinal cord circuits. Nat Protoc. 2017 Apr;12(4):732-747.

Ford TW, Anissimova NP, Meehan CF, Kirkwood PA. Functional plasticity in the respiratory drive to thoracic motoneurons in the segment above a chronic lateral spinal cord lesion. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Jan 1;115(1):554-67.

Hedegaard A, Lehnhoff J, Moldovan M, Grøndahl L, Petersen NC, Meehan CF. Postactivation depression of the Ia EPSP in motoneurons is reduced in both the G127X SOD1 model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and in aged mice. J. Neurophysiol. 2015 Aug;114(2):1196-210.

Randsoe T, Meehan CF, Broholm H, Hyldegaard O. Effect of nitric oxide on spinal evoked potentials and survival rate in rats with decompression sickness. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Jan 1;118(1):20-8.

Ford TW, Meehan CF, and Kirkwood PA. Absence of synergy for monosynaptic Group I inputs between abdominal and internal intercostal motoneurons. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Sep 1;112(5):1159-68

Hultborn H, Zhang M & Meehan CF Plateau Potential Properties in Spinal Cord Neurons. Curr Pharm Des. 2013;19(24):4357-70.

Fedirchuk B, Stecina K, Kristensen KK, Zhang M, Meehan CF, Bennett DJ, Hultborn H. Rhythmic activity of feline dorsal and ventral spinocerebellar tract neurons during fictive motor actions. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Jan;109(2):375-88.

Meehan CF, Grøndahl L, Nielsen JB, Hultborn H. Fictive Locomotion in the Adult Decerebrate and Spinal Mouse In Vivo. J Physiol. 2012 Jan 15;590(Pt 2):289-300

Meehan CF, MacDermid VE, Montague SJ, Neuber-Hess M, Rose PK. Dendrite-derived supernumerary axons on adult axotomized motor neurons possess proteins that are essential for the initiation and propagation of action potentials and synaptic vesicle release. J Neurosci. 2011 May 4;31(18):6732-40.

Saywell SA, Ford TW, Meehan CF, Todd A, and Kirkwood PA. Electrophysiological and morphological characterization of propriospinal interneurons in the thoracic spinal cord. Journal Neurophysiology. 2011 Feb;105(2):806-26.

Geertsen SS, Stecina K, Meehan CF, Nielsen JB, Hultborn H. Reciprocal Ia inhibition contributes to motoneuronal hyperpolarisation during the inactive phase of locomotion and scratching in the cat. J Physiol. 2011 Jan 1;589(Pt 1):119-34.

Meehan CF, Moldovan M, Marklund SL, Graffmo KS, Nielsen JB, Hultborn H. Intrinsic Properties of Lumbar Motoneurons in the Adult G127insTGGG Superoxide Dismutase-1 Mutant Mouse in Vivo: Evidence for Increased Persistent Inward Currents. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2010 Dec;200(4):361-76.

Meehan CF, Sukiasyan N, Zhang M, Nielsen JB, Hultborn H. Intrinsic properties of mouse lumbar motoneurons revealed by intracellular recording in vivo. J Neurophysiol. 2010 May;103(5):2599-610.

Fenrich KK, Skelton N, Macdermid VE, Meehan CF, Armstrong S, Neuber-Hess MS, Rose PK. Axonal regeneration and development of de novo axons from distal dendrites of adult feline commissural interneurons after a proximal axotomy. J Comp Neurol. 2007 Jun 20;502(6):1079-97.

Saywell SA, Anissimova NP, Ford TW, Meehan CF, Kirkwood PA. The respiratory drive to thoracic motoneurons in the cat and its relation to the connections from expiratory bulbospinal neurones. J Physiol. 2007 Mar 15;579(Pt 3):765-82.

Meehan CF, Ford TW, Road JD, Donga R, Saywell SA, Anissimova NP, Kirkwood PA. Rostrocaudal distribution of motoneurons and variation in ventral horn area within a segment of the feline thoracic spinal cord. J Comp Neurol. 2004 May 3;472(3):281-91.

Refereed proceedings

Hedegaard A, Lehnhoff J, Moldovan M, Groendahl L, Meehan, CF Post activation depression of the Ia EPSP in motoneurons is reduced in both aged mice and in the G127X SOD1 model of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Physiology 2014 (London, UK),Proc Physiol Soc 31(2014) PCA070

Lehnhoff J, Moldovan M, Hedegaard A, L. Groendahl L, Meehan, CF In vivo intracellular recordings from spinal lumbar motoneurons in P0-deficient mice indicate an activity-dependent axonal conduction failure in otherwise functional motoneurons  Physiology 2014 (London, UK), Proc Physiol Soc 31(2014) PCA079

Azam A, Wienecke J, Groendahl L, Meehan, CF Mechanisms of hypereflexia following spinal cord injury: The role of the axon initial segment.  Physiology 2014 (London, UK), Proc Physiol Soc 31(2014) PCB062

Ford TW, Meehan CF, Kirkwood PA Abdominal and internal intercostal motoneurons are strong synergists for expiration but are not synergists for Group I monosynaptic afferent inputs Physiology 2014 (London, UK) (2014) Proc Physiol Soc 31, PCB066

Non peer reviewed publications


Meehan C. & Hultborn. H. Gener og bevægelse (Genetics and Movement). In “Hjernen i bevægelse” (the Brain and Movement). 2009 HjerneForum (in Danish)

Nicolas Caesar Petersen, Claire Meehan, Hans Hultborn, Tue Hvass Petersen og Jens Bo Nielsen Chapter 11:Nervesystemets Udvikling og Børns Motorik. In “Fra Tanke til Handling - Bevægelsens Neurobiologi”. 2016 Hjerneforum (in Danish)