Ricardo Luis Sanz
  • Post-Doc, Harvard Medical School
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • Synucleinopathies, neurodegeneration, axon regeneration


McGill University, Ph.D, 2017

Lab information

Vikram Khurana
Alyson Fournier


1. MT3-MMP promotes excitatory synapse formation by promoting Nogo-66 receptor ectodomain shedding. Journal of Neuroscience, 2017. Cover Illustration. Ricardo L. Sanz, Gino B. Ferraro, Johannes Kacervosky, Charleen Salesse, Elizabeth Gowing, Francois Beaubien, Isabel Rambaldi, Kenn Holmbeck, J. F. Cloutier, Martin Lévesque, Keith Murai and Alyson E. Fournier.
2. Ectodomain shedding of Limbic System-Associated Membrane Protein (LSAMP) by ADAM Metallopeptidases promotes neurite outgrowth inDRG neurons. Scientific Reports, 2017. Ricardo L. Sanz, Gino B. Ferraro, Marie-Pier Girouard and Alyson E. Fournier.
3. Small molecule stabilization of 14-3-3 protein-protein interactions stimulates axon regeneration. Neuron, 2017. Andrew Kaplan, Barbara Morquette, Antje Kroner, SooYuen Leong, Carolin Madwar, Ricardo Sanz, Sara L. Banerjee, Jack Antel, Nicolas Bisson, Samuel David, Alyson E. Fournier.
4. Rapid Mechanically-Controlled Rewiring of Neuronal Circuits. Journal of Neuroscience, 2015. Margaret Magdesian, G Monserratt Lopez-Ayon, Megumi Mori, Dominic Boudreau, Alexis Goulet-Hanssens, Ricardo Sanz, Yoichi Miyahara, Christopher Barrett, Alyson Fournier, Yves De Koninck, and Peter Grutter
5. IgLON cell adhesion molecules are shed from the surface of cortical neurons to promote neuronal growth. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2014. Ricardo Sanz, Gino B. Ferraro and Alyson E. Fournier
6. Axotomy-induced ganglioside processing: a PNS-restricted mediator of axon regeneration. Journal of Neuroscience, 2014. Andrew Kaplan and Ricardo L. Sanz.
7. Neurite Outgrowth and Growth Cone Collapse Assays to Assess Neuronal Responses to Extracellular Cues. Methods of Molecular Biology, 2014. Andrew Kaplan*, Ricardo Sanz*, Gino B. Ferraro*, Ricardo Alchini*, and Alyson E. Fournier. *All authors contributed equally
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