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ErbB4-Neuregulin signaling modulates synapse development and dendritic arborization through distinct mechanisms. Krivosheya D, Tapia L, Levinson JN, Huang K, Kang Y, Hines R, Ting AK, Craig AM, Mei L, Bamji S.X. * El-Husseini A*. (2008) Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283(47):32944.
PMID: 18819924

BDNF mobilizes synaptic vesicles and regulates synaptic density via modulation of cadherin-b-catenin interactions. S.X. Bamji, B. Rico, N. Kimes, and L.F. Reichardt (2006). Journal of Cell Biology.174:289.
PMID: 16831887

Role of b-catenin in synaptic vesicle localization and presynaptic assembly. S.X. Bamji, K. Shimazu, N. Kimes, J. Huelsken, W. Birchmeier, B. Lu and L.F. Reichardt. (2003). Neuron. 40(4):719-731.
PMID: 14622577

P53 is essential for developmental neuron death as regulated by the TrkA and p75 neurotrophin receptors. R. Aloyz*,  S.X. Bamji*, C.D. Pozniak*, D.R. Kaplan, and F.D. Miller. (1998) Journal of Cell Biology. 143(6):1691-1703. (* Equal contributions by authors)
PMID: 9852160

Autocrine hepatocyte growth factor provides a local mechanism for promoting axonal growth.  X.M. Yang, J. Toma, S.X. Bamji, J. Kohn, M. Park and F.D. Miller.  (1998) Journal of Neuroscience. 18:8369-8381.
PMID: 9763480

The p75 neurotrophin receptor mediates neuronal apoptosis and is essential for naturally-occurring sympathetic neuron death.  S.X. Bamji, M.Majdan, C.D. Pozniak, D.J. Belliveau, R. Aloyz, J.Kohn, C.G. Causing and F.D. Miller (1998) Journal of Cell Biology. 140(4):911-923.
PMID: 9472042

Functional evidence that BDNF is an anterograde neuronal trophic factor in the central nervous system.  J. Fawcett*, S.X. Bamji*, R. Aloyz, C.G. Causing, T.A. Reader, D.R. Kaplan, R. Murphy, J. McLean and F.D. Miller.  (1998) Journal of Neuroscience. 18(8):2808-2821. (*Equal contributions by authors).
PMID: 9525998

Transgenic mice expressing the intracellular domain of the p75 neurotrophin receptor undergo neuronal apoptosis.  M. Majdan, C. Lachance, A. Gloster, R. Aloyz, C. Zeindler, S.X. Bamji, A. Bhakar, D.J. Belliveau, J.P. Fawcett, F.D. Miller, and P.A. Barker (1997) Journal of Neuroscience. 17(18):6988-6998.
PMID: 9278534

Synaptic innervation density is regulated by neuron-derived BDNF. C.G. Causing, A.Gloster, R. Aloyz, S.X. Bamji, E. Chang, J. Fawcett, G. Kuchel, and F.D. Miller (1997) Neuron. 18:257-267.
PMID: 9052796