William Ben Cafferty PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramNeurology


  • BS, Bristol University, 1997
  • Ph.D., Kings College, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Cafferty WB, Duffy PJ, Huebner E and Strittmatter SM. MAG and OMgp Synergize with Nogo-A to restrict axonal growth and neurological recovery after spinal cord trauma. J Neurosci. 2010 May 19: 30:6825-6837.
  • Cafferty WB, Bradbury EJ, Lidierth M, Jones M, Duffy PJ, Pezet S and McMahon SB. Chondroitinase ABC-mediated plasticity of spinal sensory function. J Neurosci. 2008 Nov 12:28(46):11998-2009.
  • Cafferty WB, McGee AW and Strittmatter SM. Axonal growth therapeutics: regeneration or sprouting or plasticity? Trends Neurosci. 2008 May; 31 (5): 215-20.



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