Andrew Tan PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration ResearchNeurology

Research Interests

Spinal cord injury; pain; spasticity; plasticity; CNS; glial scar; therapeutics; peripheral nerve injury; diabetes; electrophysiology more...


  • B.S., University of Rochester, 2001
  • Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Tan AM, Colletti M, Rorai AT, Skene JH, Levine JM. Antibodies against the NG2 proteoglycan promote the regeneration of sensory axons within the dorsal columns of the spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2006 (18):4729-39.
  • Tan AM, Stamboulian S, Chang YW, Zhao P, Hains AB, Waxman SG, Hains BC. Neuropathic pain memory is maintained by Rac1-regulated dendritic spine remodeling after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci. 2008 (49): 13173-83.
  • Tan AM, Choi JS, Waxman SG, Hains BC. Dendritic spine remodeling after spinal cord injury alters neuronal signal processing. J Neurophysiol. 2009 (4): 2396-409.



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