Xintong Ge

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of chronic disability and death in young adults worldwide. Multiple cellular, molecular and biochemical changes impact the development and outcome of TBI. Neuronal cell apoptosis, which is an important pathological change in secondary brain damage, is crucial to determine the functional recovery after TBI.(More)
Our recent studies have identified increased expression of miR-21 in brain following traumatic brain injury (TBI), which alleviated brain edema that related to the blood-brain barrier (BBB) leakage. To analyze the potential effect of miR-21 on secondary BBB damage after TBI, we employed the fluid percussion injury rat model and manipulated the expression(More)
Uncertain delay differential equation is a type of functional differential equations driven by canonical process. This paper presents a method to solve an uncertain delay differential equation, and proves an existence and uniqueness theorem of solution for uncertain delay differential equations under Lipschitz condition and linear growth condition by Banach(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major public health problem with long-term neurobehavioral sequela. The evidences have revealed that TBI is a risk factor for later development of neurodegenerative disease and both the single and repetitive brain injury can lead to the neurodegeneration. But whether the effects of accumulation play an important role in the(More)
Our recent researches have identified increased expression of miR-21-5p in rats brain following traumatic brain injury (TBI), which protected against blood-brain barrier (BBB) damage. To further study the mechanism underlying the role of miR-21-5p on alleviating BBB damage after TBI, we performed the scratch injury model on cultured brain microvascular(More)
Although, there is growing awareness in the progressive neurodegeneration of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, changes of immune reactions remain equivocal at best. Thus, in a clinically relevant rat repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (rmTBI) model, some immunologic cells (T cell subsets, microglia) in the injured brain and peripheral blood were(More)
BACKGROUND Despite growing awareness of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (rmTBI), understanding of the involvement of long-term kinetics of immunologic components in the central and peripheral immune system took part remains incomplete. The present study aimed to provide a quantitative assay for certain immune system parameters in rmTBI rats. MATERIAL(More)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disease with high morbidity and leads to high rate of disability and mortality. The blood-brain barrier (BBB) damage is an important pathological change in brain after TBI, which impacts the development and prognosis of the disease. In our previous research, we have reported that miR-21-5p in neurons can exert an(More)
Dysregulated microRNAs in neurons could cause many nervous system diseases. The therapeutic manipulation of these pathogenic microRNAs necessitates novel, efficient delivery systems to facilitate microRNA modulators targeting neurons with minimal off-target effects. The study aimed to establish a lipofection protocol to upregulate expression levels of(More)