- Key Publications

Redpath, GMI, Woolger, N, Piper, AK, Lemckert, FA, Lek, A, Greer, PA, North, KN, Cooper, ST (2014) Calpain cleavage within dysferlin exon 40a releases a synaptotagmin-like module for membrane repair. Molecular Biology of the Cell 25(19):3037-48

Cooper ST, Head, SI (2014) Membrane injury and repair in the muscular dystrophies. The Neuroscientist [Invited review]

Fuson K, Rice A, Mahling R, Snow A, Nayak K, Shanbhogue P, Meyer AG, Redpath GM, Hinderliter A, Cooper ST, Sutton RB (2014) Alternate Splicing of Dysferlin C2A Confers Ca(2+)-Dependent and Ca(2+)-Independent Binding for Membrane Repair. Structure 22(1):104-15

Lek A, Evesson FJ, Lemckert FA, Redpath GM, Lueders AK, Turnbull L, Whitchurch CB, North KN, Cooper ST (2013) Calpains, cleaved mini-dysferlinC72, and L-type channels underpin calcium-dependent muscle membrane repair. J Neurosci 33(12):5085-94

Lek A, Evesson FJ, Sutton RB, North KN, Cooper ST (2012) Ferlins: regulators of vesicle fusion for auditory neurotransmission, receptor trafficking and membrane repair. Traffic 13(2):185-94

Waddell L, Evesson F, North K, Cooper S, Clarke N (2012) Diagnosis of the Muscular Dystrophies. In Madhuri Hegde & Arunkanth Ankala (Eds.), Muscular Dystrophy, (pp. 261-288). InTech Publishers

Waddell LB, Lemckert FA, Zheng XF, Tran J, Evesson FJ, Hawkes JM, Lek A, Street NE, Lin P, Clarke NF, Landstrom AP, Ackerman MJ, Weisleder N, Ma J, North KN, Cooper ST. (2011) Dysferlin, annexin A1, and mitsugumin 53 are upregulated in muscular dystrophy and localize to longitudinal tubules of the T-system with stretch. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 70(4):302-13