Beiqun Zhou

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Post stroke depression (PSD) is one of the most common complications of ischemic stroke. At present, the underlying mechanisms are unclear, largely because there are no reliable, valid and reproducible animal models of PSD. Here we report a novel animal model of PSD that displays consistent and reliable clinical features of hemiplegic stroke. The animal(More)
Cystatin C (CysC) has been used as a renal function indicator and a strong predictor of cardiovascular events. In this study, we determined the prognostic value of serum CysC in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and examined its protective role on ischemic brain injury. First-ever stroke patients (601 cases) and control subjects (325 cases) were(More)
Mixed lineage kinase domain-like (MLKL) protein was recently found to play a critical role in necrotic cell death. To explore its role in neurological diseases, we measured MLKL protein expression after ischemia injury in a mouse model. We found that MLKL expression significantly increased 12 h after ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury with peak levels at 48(More)
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