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Danner Lab Publications


“Sensory Feedback and Central Neuronal Interactions in Mouse Locomotion”
Molkov, Y. I., Yu, G., Ausborn, J., Bouvier, J., Danner, S. M., and Rybak, I. A.
bioRxiv, 2023.10.31.564886 doi: 10.1101/2023.10.31.564886 (2023)

“KCC2 Enhancers Normalize Reflex Responses and Improve Locomotor Function after Chronic Spinal Cord Injury”
Bilchak, J. N., Caron, G., Danner, S. M., and Cote, M. P.
bioRxiv, 2023.10.21.563363. doi: 10.1101/2023.10.21.563363 (2023)

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

“Investigating the roles of reflexes and central pattern generators in the control and modulation of human locomotion using a physiologically plausible neuromechanical model”
Di Russo, A., Stanev, D., Danner, S. M., Ausborn, J., Armand, S. and Ijspeert, A.
Journal of Neural Engineering, 20, 066006. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/acfdcc Preprint: bioRxiv. 2023.01.25.525432. doi: 10.1101/2023.01.25.525432 (2023)

“Hiccups are a manifestation of central respiratory arrythmias”
Bacak, B. and Danner, S. M.
Medical Hypotheses, 179, 111165. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2023.111165 (2023)

“Spinal control of locomotion before and after spinal cord injury”
Danner, S. M., Shepard, C. T., Hainline, C., Shevtsova, N. A., Rybak, I. A. and Magnuson, D. S. K.
Experimental Neurology, 368, 114496. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2023.114496. Preprint: bioRxiv, 2023.03.22.533794. doi: 10.1101/2023.03.22.533794 (2023)

“Distinct roles of spinal commissural interneurons in transmission of contralateral sensory information”
Laflamme, O. D., Markin, S. N., Banks, R., Zhang, Y., Danner, S. M. and Akay, A.
Current Biology, 33, 3452–3464.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.07.014. Preprint: bioRxiv, 2023.02.16.528842. doi: 10.1101/2023.02.16.528842 (2023)

“The role of V3 neurons in speed-dependent interlimb coordination during locomotion in mice”
Zhang H,* Shevtsova NA,* Deska-Gauthier D, Mackay C, Dougherty KJ, Danner SM,† Zhang Y† and Rybak IA†
eLife, 11, e73424. doi: 10.7554/eLife.73424. Preprint: bioRxiv 2021.09.01.458603. doi: 10.1101/2021.09.01.458603 (2022)

“Contribution of afferent feedback to adaptive hindlimb walking in cats: a neuromusculoskeletal modeling study”
Kim Y, Aoi S, Fujiki S, Danner SM, Markin SN, Ausborn J, Rybak IA, Yanagihara D, Senda K and Tsuchiya K
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 10, 825149. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2022.825149 (2022)

“A whole-body musculoskeletal model of the mouse”
Ramalingasetty ST, Danner SM, Arreguit J, Markin, SN, Rodarie D, Kathe C, Courtine G, Rybak IA and Ijspeert A
IEEE Access 9, 163861–163881. doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3133078 (2021)

“Influence of spine curvature on the efficacy of transcutaneous lumbar spinal cord stimulation”
Binder V, Hofstoetter US, Rienmüller A, Száva Z, Krenn M, Minassian K and Danner SM
Journal of Clinical Medicine. 10(23), 5543. doi: 10.3390/jcm10235543 (2021)

“Computational Modeling of Spinal Locomotor Circuitry in the Age of Molecular Genetics”
Ausborn J, Shevtsova NA and Danner SM
International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22(13), 6835. doi: 10.3390/ijms22136835 (2021)

"Ipsi- and contralateral oligo- and polysynaptic reflexes in humans revealed by low-frequency epidural electrical stimulation of the lumbar spinal cord"
Hofstoetter US*, Danner SM*, Freundl B, Binder H, Lackner P and Minassian K
Brain Sciences, 11(1), 112. doi: 10.3390/brainsci11010112 (2020)

“On the organization of the locomotor CPG: insights from split-belt locomotion and mathematical modeling”
Latash EM, Lecomte CG, Danner SM, Frigon A, Rybak IA and Molkov YI
Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14, 598888. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.598888. Preprint: bioRxiv 2020.07.17.205351. doi: 10.1101/2020.07.17.205351 (2020)

“Transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation induces temporary attenuation of spasticity in individuals with spinal cord injury”
Hofstoetter US, Freundl B, Danner SM, Krenn MJ, Mayr W, Binder H and Minassian K
Journal of Neurotrauma, 37(3), 481–493. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6588 (2020)

"Phase-dependent response to afferent stimulation during fictive locomotion: a computational modeling study"
Fujiki S, Aoi S, Tsuchiya K, Danner SM, Rybak IA and Yanagihara D
Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13, 1288. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.01288 (2019)

"Spinal V3 interneurons and left-right coordination in mammalian locomotion"
Danner SM, Zhang H, Shevtsova NA, Borowska-Fielding J, Deska-Gauthier D, Rybak IA and Zhang Y
Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 13, 516. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2019.00516. Preprint: bioRxiv, 679654. doi: 10.1101/679654 (2019)

"Computational modeling of brainstem circuits controlling locomotor frequency and gait"
Ausborn J, Shevtsova NA, Caggiano V, Danner SM and Rybak IA
eLife 8, e43587. doi: 10.7554/eLife.43587 (2019)

“Intralimb and interlimb cutaneous reflexes during locomotion in the intact cat”
Hurteau M-F, Thibaudier Y, Dambreville C, Danner SM, Rybak IA and Frigon A
The Journal of Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3288-17.2018 (2018)

"Computational modeling of spinal circuits controlling limb coordination and gaits in quadrupeds"
Danner SM, Shevtsova NA, Frigon A and Rybak IA
eLife 6, e31050. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.31050 (2017)

"Central control of interlimb coordination and speed-dependent gait expression in quadrupeds"
Danner SM, Wilshin SD, Shevtsova NA and Rybak IA
The Journal of Physiology 594(23), 6947–6967. DOI: 10.1113/JP272787 (2016)

"Spinal rhythm generation by step-induced feedback and transcutaneous posterior root stimulation in complete spinal cord-injured individuals"
Minassian K, Hofstoetter US, Danner SM, Mayr W, Bruce JA, McKay WB and Tansey KE
Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair 30(3), 233–243. DOI: 10.1177/1545968315591706 (2016)

"Body position influences which neural structures are recruited by lumbar transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation"
Danner SM, Krenn M, Hofstoetter US, Toth A, Mayr W and Minassian K
PLoS ONE 11(1), e0147479. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147479 (2016)

"Neurocontrol of movement in humans with spinal cord injury"
Dimitrijevic MR, Danner SM and Mayr W
Artificial Organs 39 (10), 823–833. DOI: 10.1111/aor.12614 (2015)

"Augmentation of voluntary locomotor activity by transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation in motor-incomplete spinal cord injured individuals"
Hofstoetter US, Krenn M, Danner SM, Hofer C, Kern H, McKay WB, Mayr W and Minassian K
Artificial Organs 39 (10), E176–E186. DOI: 10.1111/aor.12615 (2015)

"Multi-electrode array for transcutaneous lumbar posterior-root stimulation"
Krenn M, Hofstoetter US, Danner SM, Minassian K and Mayr W
Artificial Organs 39 (10), 834–840. DOI: 10.1111/aor.12616 (2015)

"Periodic modulation of repetitively elicited monosynaptic reflexes of the human lumbosacral spinal cord"
Hofstoetter US, Danner SM, Freundl B, Binder H, Mayr W, Rattay F and Minassian K
Journal of Neurohysiology 114 (1), 400–410. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00136.2015 (2015).

"Human spinal locomotor control is based on flexibly organized burst generators"
Danner SM, Hofstoetter US, Freundl B, Binder H, Mayr W, Rattay F and Minassian K
Brain 138 (3), 577–588. DOI: 10.1093/brain/awu372 (2015)

"Peak I of the human auditory brainstem response results from the somatic regions of type I spiral ganglion cells: evidence from computer modeling"
Rattay F and Danner SM
Hearing Research, 315, 67–79. DOI: 10.1016/j.heares.2014.07.001 (2014)

"Health-related and legal interventions: A comparison of allegedly delinquent and convicted opioid addicts in Austria"
Kochl B, Danner SM, Jagsch R, Brandt L and Fischer G
Drug Science, Policy and Law 1, 2050324514528449. DOI: 10.1177/2050324514528449 (2014)

"Energy-optimal electrical-stimulation pulses shaped by the least-action principle"
Krouchev NI, Danner SM, Vinet A, Rattay F and Sawan M
PLoS ONE 9 (3), e90480. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090480 (2014)

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"Finite Element Models of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation"
Danner SM, Hofstoetter US and Minassian K
In: Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience: SpringerReference (, 1197-1202, Jaeger D, Jung R (Eds.)
New York: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6675-8 604 (2015)

"Finite element modeling for extracellular stimulation"
Rattay F, Danner SM, Hofstoetter US and Minassian K
In: Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience: SpringerReference (, 1186-1195, Jaeger D, Jung R (Eds.)
New York: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6675-8_593 (2015)

"Paraspinal magnetic and transcutaneous electrical stimulation"
Hofstoetter US, Danner SM and Minassian K
In: Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience: SpringerReference (, 2194-2212, Jaeger D, Jung R (Eds.)
New York: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6675-8 603 (2015)

Electrical stimulation of myelinated axons: An interactive tutorial supported by computer simulation
Danner SM, Wenger C and Rattay F (eds.)
Saarbrüucken: VDM Verlag (2011).

Transcutaneous electrical spinal cord stimulation: Biophysics of a new rehabilitation method after spinal cord injury.
Száva Z, Danner SM and Minassian K (eds.)
Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag (2011)

Assistant editor, Restorative neurology of spinal cord injury
Dimitrijevic MR, Kakulas BA, McKay WB and Vrbova G (eds.)
New York: Oxford University Press (2011)

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