Jerry Silver Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, USA
1 protocol

Angela R. Filous
  • Case Western Reserve University
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, 2014

Current position

Post-doctoral scholar, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA


  1. Filous, A. R. and Silver, J. (2016). Neurite outgrowth assay. Bio-protocol 6(1): e1694.
  2.  Filous, A. R., Tran, A., Howell, C. J., Busch, S. A., Evans, T. A., Stallcup, W. B., Kang, S. H., Bergles, D. E., Lee, S. I., Levine, J. M. and Silver, J. (2014). Entrapment via synaptic-like connections between NG2 proteoglycan+ cells and dystrophic axons in the lesion plays a role in regeneration failure after spinal cord injury. J Neurosci 34(49): 16369-16384.
  3. Lang, B. T., Wang, J., Filous, A. R., Au, N. P., Ma, C. H. and Shen, Y. (2014). Pleiotropic molecules in axon regeneration and neuroinflammation. Exp Neurol 258: 17-23.
  4. Cregg, J. M., DePaul, M. A., Filous, A. R., Lang, B. T., Tran, A. and Silver, J. (2014). Functional regeneration beyond the glial scar. Exp Neurol 253: 197-207.
  5. Filous, A. R., Miller, J. H., Coulson-Thomas, Y. M., Horn, K. P., Alilain, W. J. and Silver, J. (2010). Immature astrocytes promote CNS axonal regeneration when combined with chondroitinase ABC. Dev Neurobiol 70(12): 826-841. (Cover image)
1 Protocol published
Neurite Outgrowth Assay
Authors:  Angela R. Filous and Jerry Silver, date: 01/05/2016, view: 9128, Q&A: 0
Neurite outgrowth in culture provides an easy way to determine the effects of a particular substrate or exogenous factor on neuron behavior. Dissociated neurons can be plated on a variety of substrates and the length of the longest neurite outgrowth ...
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