Prof. Dr. Craig Curtis Garner
Group Leader
Charitéplatz 1
intern: Virchowweg 6
10117  Berlin
 +49 30 450-539166


The complete list of publications is found here.

Ackermann F, Schink KO, Bruns C, Izsvák Z, Hamra FK, Rosenmund C, Garner CC. Critical role for Piccolo in synaptic vesicle retrieval. Elife. 2019 May 10; 8 doi: 10.7554/eLife.46629
Hoffmann S, Orlando M, Andrzejak E, Bruns C, Trimbuch T, Rosenmund C, Garner CC, Ackermann F. Light-Activated ROS Production Induces Synaptic Autophagy. J Neurosci. 2019 Mar 20; 39:2163-2183. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1317-18.2019
Nathan D. Okerlund, Katharina Schneider, Sergio Leal-Ortiz, Carolina Montenegro-Venegas, Sally A. Kim, Loren C. Garner, Eckart D. Gundelfinger, Richard J. Reimer, Craig C. Garner. Bassoon Controls Presynaptic Autophagy through Atg5. Neuron. 2017 Feb 21; 93:897-913.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2017.01.026
Goodman L, Baddeley D, Ambroziak W, Waites CL, Garner CC, Soeller C, Montgomery JM. N-terminal SAP97 isoforms differentially regulate synaptic structure and postsynaptic surface pools of AMPA receptors. Hippocampus. 2017 Jun 01; 27:668-682. doi: 10.1002/hipo.22723
Sinje Gehr, Craig C. Garner. Rescuing the Lost in Translation. Cell. 2016 May 04; 165:765-770. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.04.043
Terry-Lorenzo RT, Torres VI, Wagh D, Galaz J, Swanson SK, Florens L, Washburn MP, Waites CL, Gundelfinger ED, Reimer RJ, Garner CC. Trio, a Rho Family GEF, Interacts with the Presynaptic Active Zone Proteins Piccolo and Bassoon. PLoS One. 2016 Dec 01; 11:e0167535. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167535
Jakob Kreye, Nina K. Wenke, Mariya Chayka, Jonas Leubner, Rajagopal Murugan, Nikolaus Maier, Betty Jurek, Lam-Thanh Ly, Doreen Brandl, Benjamin R. Rost, Alexander Stumpf, Paulina Schulz, Helena Radbruch, Anja E. Hauser, Florence Pache, Andreas Meisel, Lutz Harms, Friedemann Paul, Ulrich Dirnagl, Craig Garner, Dietmar Schmitz, Hedda Wardemann, Harald Prüss. Human cerebrospinal fluid monoclonal N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor autoantibodies are sufficient for encephalitis pathogenesis. Brain. 2016 Sep 30; 139:2641-2652. doi: 10.1093/brain/aww208
Arons MH, Lee K, Thynne CJ, Kim SA, Schob C, Kindler S, Montgomery JM, Garner CC. Shank3 Is Part of a Zinc-Sensitive Signaling System That Regulates Excitatory Synaptic Strength. J Neurosci. 2016 Aug 31; 36:9124-34. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0116-16.2016
Waites CL, Garner CC. Presynaptic function in health and disease. Trends Neurosci. 2011 Jun 01; 34:326-37. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2011.03.004
Adorno M, Sikandar S, Mitra SS, Kuo A, Nicolis Di Robilant B, Haro-Acosta V, Ouadah Y, Quarta M, Rodriguez J, Qian D, Reddy VM, Cheshier S, Garner CC, Clarke MF. Usp16 contributes to somatic stem-cell defects in Down's syndrome. Nature. 2013 Sep 19; 501:380-4. doi: 10.1038/nature12530
Waites CL, Leal-Ortiz SA, Okerlund N, Dalke H, Fejtova A, Altrock WD, Gundelfinger ED, Garner CC. Bassoon and Piccolo maintain synapse integrity by regulating protein ubiquitination and degradation. EMBO J. 2013 Apr 03; 32:954-69. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2013.27
Regus-Leidig H, Fuchs M, Löhner M, Leist SR, Leal-Ortiz S, Chiodo VA, Hauswirth WW, Garner CC, Brandstätter JH. In vivo knockdown of Piccolino disrupts presynaptic ribbon morphology in mouse photoreceptor synapses. Front Cell Neurosci. 2013 Sep 03; 8:259. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2014.00259
Arons MH, Thynne CJ, Grabrucker AM, Li D, Schoen M, Cheyne JE, Boeckers TM, Montgomery JM, Garner CC. Autism-associated mutations in ProSAP2/Shank3 impair synaptic transmission and neurexin-neuroligin-mediated transsynaptic signaling. J Neurosci. 2012 Oct 24; 32:14966-78. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2215-12. 2012
Grabrucker AM, Schmeisser MJ, Udvardi PT, Rowan M, Schoen M, Woodling N, Buxbaum JD, Garner CC, Boeckers TM. Amyloid beta protein-induced zinc sequestration leads to a dysregulation of the postsynaptic ProSAP2/Shank3 scaffold. Mol Neurodegener. 2011 Sep 22; 6:65. doi: 10.1186/1750-1326-6-65
Fernandez F, Morishita W, Zuniga E, Nguyen J, Blank M, Malenka RC, Garner CC. Pharmacotherapy for cognitive impairment in a mouse model of Down syndrome. Nat Neurosci. 2007 Apr 01; 10:411-33.


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