William A. Banks
William A. Banks
Veterans Affairs, University of Washington
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Leptin enters the brain by a saturable system independent of insulin
WA Banks, AJ Kastin, W Huang, JB Jaspan, LM Maness
Peptides 17 (2), 305-311, 1996
Transport of brain-derived neurotrophic factor across the blood–brain barrier
W Pan, WA Banks, MB Fasold, J Bluth, AJ Kastin
Neuropharmacology 37 (12), 1553-1561, 1998
Extent and direction of ghrelin transport across the blood-brain barrier is determined by its unique primary structure
WA Banks, M Tschöp, SM Robinson, ML Heiman
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 302 (2), 822-827, 2002
Ghrelin controls hippocampal spine synapse density and memory performance
S Diano, SA Farr, SC Benoit, EC McNay, I da Silva, B Horvath, FS Gaskin, ...
Nature neuroscience 9 (3), 381-388, 2006
Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor is involved in learning and neuroprotection
MJ During, L Cao, DS Zuzga, JS Francis, HL Fitzsimons, X Jiao, RJ Bland, ...
Nature medicine 9 (9), 1173-1179, 2003
Passage of cytokines across the blood-brain barrier
WA Banks, AJ Kastin, RD Broadwell
Neuroimmunomodulation 2 (4), 241-248, 1995
From blood–brain barrier to blood–brain interface: new opportunities for CNS drug delivery
WA Banks
Nature reviews Drug discovery 15 (4), 275-292, 2016
Brain-immune communication pathways
N Quan, WA Banks
Brain, behavior, and immunity 21 (6), 727-735, 2007
Murine tumor necrosis factor alpha is transported from blood to brain in the mouse
EG Gutierrez, WA Banks, AJ Kastin
Journal of neuroimmunology 47 (2), 169-176, 1993
Triglycerides induce leptin resistance at the blood-brain barrier
WA Banks, AB Coon, SM Robinson, A Moinuddin, JM Shultz, R Nakaoke, ...
Diabetes 53 (5), 1253-1260, 2004
The effects of animal-assisted therapy on loneliness in an elderly population in long-term care facilities
MR Banks, WA Banks
The journals of gerontology series A: biological sciences and medical …, 2002
Characteristics of compounds that cross the blood-brain barrier
WA Banks
BMC neurology 9 (1), 1-5, 2009
Clinical depression and inflammatory risk markers for coronary heart disease
GE Miller, CA Stetler, RM Carney, KE Freedland, WA Banks
The American journal of cardiology 90 (12), 1279-1283, 2002
Animal-assisted therapy and loneliness in nursing homes: use of robotic versus living dogs
MR Banks, LM Willoughby, WA Banks
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 9 (3), 173-177, 2008
The source of cerebral insulin
WA Banks
European journal of pharmacology 490 (1-3), 5-12, 2004
The blood–brain barrier and immune function and dysfunction
WA Banks, MA Erickson
Neurobiology of disease 37 (1), 26-32, 2010
Human interleukin (IL) 1 alpha, murine IL-1 alpha and murine IL-1 beta are transported from blood to brain in the mouse by a shared saturable mechanism.
WA Banks, L Ortiz, SR Plotkin, AJ Kastin
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 259 (3), 988-996, 1991
Penetration of interleukin-6 across the murine blood-brain barrier
WA Banks, AJ Kastin, EG Gutierrez
Neuroscience letters 179 (1-2), 53-56, 1994
The antioxidants α‐lipoic acid and N‐acetylcysteine reverse memory impairment and brain oxidative stress in aged SAMP8 mice
SA Farr, HF Poon, D Dogrukol‐Ak, J Drake, WA Banks, E Eyerman, ...
Journal of neurochemistry 84 (5), 1173-1183, 2003
Blood-brain barrier transport of cytokines: a mechanism for neuropathology
WA Banks
Current pharmaceutical design 11 (8), 973-984, 2005
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