Daniel Lu

Daniel C Lu

Professor, Neurosurgery, University of California Los Angeles

Professor-in-Residence, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Agarwal N, Johnson SE, Bydon M, Bisson EF, Chan AK, Shabani S, Letchuman V, Michalopoulos GD, Lu DC, Wang MY, Lavadi RS, Haid RW, Knightly JJ, Sherrod BA, Gottfried ON, Shaffrey CI, Goldberg JL, Virk MS, Hussain I, Glassman SD, Shaffrey ME, Park P, Foley KT, Pennicooke B, Coric D, Slotkin JR, Upadhyaya C, Potts EA, Tumialán LM, Chou D, Fu KG, Asher AL, Mummaneni PV. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy and driving abilities: defining the prevalence and long-term postoperative outcomes using the Quality Outcomes Database.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2024.
  2. Agarwal N, DiGiorgio A, Michalopoulos GD, Letchuman V, Chan AK, Shabani S, Lavadi RS, Lu DC, Wang MY, Haid RW, Knightly JJ, Sherrod BA, Gottfried ON, Shaffrey CI, Goldberg JL, Virk MS, Hussain I, Glassman SD, Shaffrey ME, Park P, Foley KT, Pennicooke B, Coric D, Upadhyaya C, Potts EA, Tumialán LM, Fu KG, Asher AL, Bisson EF, Chou D, Bydon M, Mummaneni PV. Impact of Educational Background on Preoperative Disease Severity and Postoperative Outcomes Among Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.. Clinical spine surgery, 2023.
  3. Mooney J, Nathani KR, Zeitouni D, Michalopoulos GD, Wang MY, Coric D, Chan AK, Lu DC, Sherrod BA, Gottfried ON, Shaffrey CI, Than KD, Goldberg JL, Hussain I, Virk MS, Agarwal N, Glassman SD, Shaffrey ME, Park P, Foley KT, Chou D, Slotkin JR, Tumialán LM, Upadhyaya CD, Potts EA, Fu KG, Haid RW, Knightly JJ, Mummaneni PV, Bisson EF, Asher AL, Bydon M. Does diabetes affect outcome or reoperation rate after lumbar decompression or arthrodesis? A matched analysis of the Quality Outcomes Database data set.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2023.
  4. Harary M, Chang D, Say I, Lu DC. Minimally-invasive tubular resection of thoracolumbar intradural schwannoma.. Neurosurgical focus: Video, 2023.
  5. Florence TJ, Say I, Rivera J, Kim J, Li G, Lu DC. Methylprednisolone following Minimally-invasive Lumbar Decompression: A Large Prospective Single-institution Study.. Spine, 2023.
  6. Bisson EF, Mummaneni PV, Michalopoulos GD, El Sammak S, Chan AK, Agarwal N, Wang MY, Knightly JJ, Sherrod BA, Gottfried ON, Than KD, Shaffrey CI, Goldberg JL, Virk MS, Hussain I, Shabani S, Glassman SD, Tumialan LM, Turner JD, Uribe JS, Meyer SA, Lu DC, Buchholz AL, Upadhyaya C, Shaffrey ME, Park P, Foley KT, Coric D, Slotkin JR, Potts EA, Stroink AR, Chou D, Fu KG, Haid RW, Asher AL, Bydon M. Sleep Disturbances in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Prevalence and Postoperative Outcomes-an Analysis From the Quality Outcomes Database.. Clinical spine surgery, 2023.
  7. Zhao Y, Wang B, Tan J, Yin H, Huang R, Zhu J, Lin S, Zhou Y, Jelinek D, Sun Z, Youssef K, Voisin L, Horrillo A, Zhang K, Wu BM, Coller HA, Lu DC, Pei Q, Emaminejad S. Soft strain-insensitive bioelectronics featuring brittle materials.. Science (New York, N.Y.), 2022.
  8. Galer EL, Huang R, Madhavan M, Wang E, Zhou Y, Leiter JC, Lu DC. Cervical Epidural Electrical Stimulation Increases Respiratory Activity through Somatostatin-Expressing Neurons in the Dorsal Cervical Spinal Cord in Rats.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2022.
  9. Say I, Chen YE, Sun MZ, Li JJ, Lu DC. Machine learning predicts improvement of functional outcomes in traumatic brain injury patients after inpatient rehabilitation.. Frontiers in rehabilitation sciences, 2022.
  10. Huang R, Worrell J, Garner E, Wang S, Homsey T, Xu B, Galer EL, Zhou Y, Tavakol S, Daneshvar M, Le T, Vinters HV, Salamon N, McArthur DL, Nuwer MR, Wu I, Leiter JC, Lu DC. Epidural electrical stimulation of the cervical spinal cord opposes opioid-induced respiratory depression.. The Journal of physiology, 2022.
  11. Huang R, Nikooyan AA, Moore LD, Zdunowski S, Morikawa E, Sierro T, Sayenko D, Gad P, Homsey T, Le T, Madhavan MA, Abdelshahid M, Abdelshahid M, Zhou Y, Nuwer MR, Sarrafzadeh M, Edgerton VR, Leiter JC, Lu DC. Minimal handgrip force is needed for transcutaneous electrical stimulation to improve hand functions of patients with severe spinal cord injury.. Scientific reports, 2022.
  12. Lee YM, Lu AY, Oh T, Hwang JY, Lu DC, Sun PP. C2 translaminar screw fixation in pediatric occipitocervical fusion.. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2022.
  13. Florence TJ, Say I, Patel KS, Unterberger A, Laiwalla A, Vivas AC, Lu DC. Neurosurgical Management of Interspinous Device Complications: A Case Series.. Frontiers in surgery, 2022.
  14. Say I, Niu T, Thum JA, Archie MM, Chen DC, Lu DC. A novel endoscope-assisted technique for lateral lumbar interbody fusion: feasibility study, technical note, and operative video.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2021.
  15. Lu DC, Zador Z, Yao J, Fazlollahi F, Manley GT. Aquaporin-4 Reduces Post-Traumatic Seizure Susceptibility by Promoting Astrocytic Glial Scar Formation in Mice.. Journal of neurotrauma, 2021.
  16. Kawabori M, Weintraub AH, Imai H, Zinkevych I, McAllister P, Steinberg GK, Frishberg BM, Yasuhara T, Chen JW, Cramer SC, Achrol AS, Schwartz NE, Suenaga J, Lu DC, Semeniv I, Nakamura H, Kondziolka D, Chida D, Kaneko T, Karasawa Y, Paadre S, Nejadnik B, Bates D, Stonehouse AH, Richardson RM, Okonkwo DO. Cell Therapy for Chronic TBI: Interim Analysis of the Randomized Controlled STEMTRA Trial.. Neurology, 2021.
  17. Huang R, Nikooyan AA, Xu B, Joseph MS, Damavandi HG, von Trotha N, Li L, Bhattarai A, Zadeh D, Seo Y, Liu X, Truong PA, Koo EH, Leiter JC, Lu DC. Machine learning classifies predictive kinematic features in a mouse model of neurodegeneration.. Scientific reports, 2021.
  18. Jin B, Alam M, Tierno A, Zhong H, Roy RR, Gerasimenko Y, Lu DC, Edgerton VR. Serotonergic Facilitation of Forelimb Functional Recovery in Rats with Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.. Neurotherapeutics : the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics, 2021.
  19. Denis DJ, Champagne PO, Hoffman H, Niu T, Lu DC. Catheter-based Minimally Invasive Evacuation of Extensive Spinal Epidural Abscess: A Technical Report.. Cureus, 2019.
  20. Denis DJ, Niu T, Champagne PO, Lu DC. Laminoplasty for Cervical Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation in Patients With Cervical Spondylosis and Fusion: A Technical Note.. The Ochsner journal, 2019.
  21. Freyvert Y, Yong NA, Morikawa E, Zdunowski S, Sarino ME, Gerasimenko Y, Edgerton VR, Lu DC. Engaging cervical spinal circuitry with non-invasive spinal stimulation and buspirone to restore hand function in chronic motor complete patients.. Scientific reports, 2018.
  22. Lu DC, Hadduck T, Hoffman HA, Geannette CS, Pablo Villablanca J. Aspiration of sterile post-operative spinal fluid collections using low-dose computed tomography guidance.. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2018.
  23. Niu T, Bennett CJ, Keller TL, Leiter JC, Lu DC. A Proof-of-Concept Study of Transcutaneous Magnetic Spinal Cord Stimulation for Neurogenic Bladder.. Scientific reports, 2018.
  24. Hoffman H, Bennett SS, Li CH, Haakana P, Lu DC. Minimally Invasive Decompression and Physiotherapy for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis in Geriatric Patients.. Cureus, 2018.
  25. Lee SI, Campion A, Huang A, Park E, Garst JH, Jahanforouz N, Espinal M, Siero T, Pollack S, Afridi M, Daneshvar M, Ghias S, Sarrafzadeh M, Lu DC. Identifying predictors for postoperative clinical outcome in lumbar spinal stenosis patients using smart-shoe technology.. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2017.
  26. Niu T, Hoffman H, Lu DC. Cervical artificial disc extrusion after a paragliding accident.. Surgical neurology international, 2017.
  27. Gad P, Gerasimenko Y, Zdunowski S, Turner A, Sayenko D, Lu DC, Edgerton VR. Weight Bearing Over-ground Stepping in an Exoskeleton with Non-invasive Spinal Cord Neuromodulation after Motor Complete Paraplegia.. Frontiers in neuroscience, 2017.
  28. Hoffman H, Choi AW, Chang V, Kimball J, S Verkman A, Virani R, Kim B, Niu T, Lu DC. Aquaporin-1 Expression in Herniated Human Lumbar Intervertebral Discs.. Global spine journal, 2017.
  29. Hoffman HA, Li CH, Everson RG, Strunck JL, Yong WH, Lu DC. Primary lung metastasis of glioblastoma multiforme with epidural spinal metastasis: Case report.. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2017.
  30. Hoffman H, Sierro T, Niu T, Sarino ME, Sarrafzadeh M, McArthur D, Edgerton VR, Lu DC. Rehabilitation of hand function after spinal cord injury using a novel handgrip device: a pilot study.. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2017.
  31. Alam M, Garcia-Alias G, Jin B, Keyes J, Zhong H, Roy RR, Gerasimenko Y, Lu DC, Edgerton VR. Electrical neuromodulation of the cervical spinal cord facilitates forelimb skilled function recovery in spinal cord injured rats.. Experimental neurology, 2017.
  32. Park E, Lee SI, Nam HS, Garst JH, Huang A, Campion A, Arnell M, Ghalehsariand N, Park S, Chang HJ, Lu DC, Sarrafzadeh M. Unobtrusive and Continuous Monitoring of Alcohol-impaired Gait Using Smart Shoes.. Methods of information in medicine, 2016.
  33. Denis DR, Hirt D, Shah S, Lu DC, Holly LT. Minimally invasive surgery for lumbar synovial cysts with coexisting degenerative spondylolisthesis.. International journal of spine surgery, 2016.
  34. Huang R, Baca SM, Worrell JW, Liu X, Seo Y, Leiter JC, Lu DC. Modulation of respiratory output by cervical epidural stimulation in the anesthetized mouse.. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), 2016.
  35. Lu DC, Edgerton VR, Modaber M, AuYong N, Morikawa E, Zdunowski S, Sarino ME, Sarrafzadeh M, Nuwer MR, Roy RR, Gerasimenko Y. Engaging Cervical Spinal Cord Networks to Reenable Volitional Control of Hand Function in Tetraplegic Patients.. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair, 2016.
  36. Niu T, Lu DS, Yew A, Lau D, Hoffman H, McArthur D, Chou D, Lu DC. Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Rates with Subfascial Epidural Drain Placement after Intentional Durotomy in Spine Surgery.. Global spine journal, 2016.
  37. Lee SI, Park E, Huang A, Mortazavi B, Garst JH, Jahanforouz N, Espinal M, Siero T, Pollack S, Afridi M, Daneshvar M, Ghias S, Lu DC, Sarrafzadeh M. Objectively quantifying walking ability in degenerative spinal disorder patients using sensor equipped smart shoes.. Medical engineering & physics, 2016.
  38. Lee SI, Huang A, Mortazavi B, Li C, Hoffman HA, Garst J, Lu DS, Getachew R, Espinal M, Razaghy M, Ghalehsari N, Paak BH, Ghavam AA, Afridi M, Ostowari A, Ghasemzadeh H, Lu DC, Sarrafzadeh M. Quantitative assessment of hand motor function in cervical spinal disorder patients using target tracking tests.. Journal of rehabilitation research and development, 2016.
  39. Gerasimenko YP, Lu DC, Modaber M, Zdunowski S, Gad P, Sayenko DG, Morikawa E, Haakana P, Ferguson AR, Roy RR, Edgerton VR. Noninvasive Reactivation of Motor Descending Control after Paralysis.. Journal of neurotrauma, 2015.
  40. Hoffman H, Lee SI, Garst JH, Lu DS, Li CH, Nagasawa DT, Ghalehsari N, Jahanforouz N, Razaghy M, Espinal M, Ghavamrezaii A, Paak BH, Wu I, Sarrafzadeh M, Lu DC. Use of multivariate linear regression and support vector regression to predict functional outcome after surgery for cervical spondylotic myelopathy.. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2015.
  41. Lu DC, Niu T, Alaynick WA. Molecular and cellular development of spinal cord locomotor circuitry.. Frontiers in molecular neuroscience, 2015.
  42. Yew A, Lu D, Lu DC. CT-based morphometric analysis of C1 laminar dimensions: C1 translaminar screw fixation is a feasible technique for salvage of atlantoaxial fusions.. Surgical neurology international, 2015.
  43. Yew AY, Hoffman H, Li C, McBride DQ, Holly LT, Lu DC. Quantitative Data-driven Utilization of Hematologic Labs Following Lumbar Fusion.. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques, 2015.
  44. Lee SI, Mortazavi B, Hoffman HA, Lu DS, Li C, Paak BH, Garst JH, Razaghy M, Espinal M, Park E, Lu DC, Sarrafzadeh M. A Prediction Model for Functional Outcomes in Spinal Cord Disorder Patients Using Gaussian Process Regression.. IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics, 2014.
  45. Gerasimenko Y, Gorodnichev R, Puhov A, Moshonkina T, Savochin A, Selionov V, Roy RR, Lu DC, Edgerton VR. Initiation and modulation of locomotor circuitry output with multisite transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the spinal cord in noninjured humans.. Journal of neurophysiology, 2014.
  46. Gad PN, Roy RR, Zhong H, Lu DC, Gerasimenko YP, Edgerton VR. Initiation of bladder voiding with epidural stimulation in paralyzed, step trained rats.. PloS one, 2014.
  47. Getachew R, Lee SI, Kimball JA, Yew AY, Lu DS, Li CH, Garst JH, Ghalehsari N, Paak BH, Razaghy M, Espinal M, Ostowari A, Ghavamrezaii AA, Pourtaheri S, Wu I, Sarrafzadeh M, Lu DC. Utilization of a novel digital measurement tool for quantitative assessment of upper extremity motor dexterity: a controlled pilot study.. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2014.
  48. Black AC, Lu D, Murakami S. Metastatic breast cancer masquerading as primary gastric cancer: case report and review of the literature.. Gastrointestinal cancer research : GCR, 2014.
  49. Buchanan CC, McLaughlin N, Lu DC, Martin NA. Rotational vertebral artery occlusion secondary to adjacent-level degeneration following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2014.
  50. Chang V, Lu DC, Hoffman H, Buchanan C, Holly LT. Clinical results of cervical laminectomy and fusion for the treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy in 58 consecutive patients.. Surgical neurology international, 2014.
  51. Saigal R, Lu DC, Deng DY, Chou D. Conversion of high sacral to midsacral amputation via S-2 nerve preservation during partial S-2 sacrectomy for chordoma.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2014.
  52. Buchanan CC, Lu DC, Buchanan C, Tran TT. Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma and spinal cord infarction following orthotopic liver transplantation: Case report and review of the literature.. Surgical neurology international, 2013.
  53. AuYong N, Lu DC. Neuromodulation of the lumbar spinal locomotor circuit.. Neurosurgery clinics of North America, 2013.
  54. Huang AP, Chen CM, Lai HS, Chou CC, Lu DC, Kuo LT, Chuang HY, Tsai JC. Posterior transthecal approach for repair of cauda equina fibers and ventral dural laceration in lumbar burst fracture: a novel surgical technique.. Spine, 2013.
  55. Yew A, Kimball J, Lu DC. Surgical seroma formation following posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion without rhBMP-2: case report.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2013.
  56. Yew A, Kimball J, Pezeshkian P, Lu DC. Minimally invasive palliative resection of lumbar epidural metastasis.. Neurosurgical focus, 2013.
  57. Kimball J, Yew A, Lu DC. Minimally invasive surgery for lumbar microdiscectomy.. Neurosurgical focus, 2013.
  58. Kimball J, Yew A, Getachew R, Lu DC. Minimally invasive tubular surgery for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.. Neurosurgical focus, 2013.
  59. Li CH, Yew AY, Lu DC. Migration of traumatic intracranial subdural hematoma to lumbar spine causing radiculopathy.. Surgical neurology international, 2013.
  60. Kimball J, Kusnezov NA, Pezeshkian P, Lu DC. Minimally invasive surgical decompression for lumbar spinal metastases.. Surgical neurology international, 2013.
  61. Li CH, Yew AY, Kimball JA, McBride DQ, Wang JC, Lu DC. Comparison of operating field sterility in open versus minimally invasive microdiscectomies of the lumbar spine.. Surgical neurology international, 2013.
  62. Kusnezov NA, Velani SA, Lu DC. Cerebrospinal fluid leak secondary to chiropractic manipulation.. Surgical neurology international, 2013.
  63. Lu DC, Tumialán LM, Chou D. Multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with and without rhBMP-2: a comparison of dysphagia rates and outcomes in 150 patients.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2012.
  64. Yang I, Nagasawa DT, Kim W, Spasic M, Trang A, Lu DC, Martin NA. Chromosomal anomalies and prognostic markers for intracranial and spinal ependymomas.. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2012.
  65. Nagasawa DT, Smith ZA, Cremer N, Fong C, Lu DC, Yang I. Complications associated with the treatment for spinal ependymomas.. Neurosurgical focus, 2011.
  66. Rodríguez-Hernández A, Lu DC, Miric S, Lawton MT. Aneurysms associated with non-moyamoya collateral arterial networks: report of three cases and review of literature.. Neurosurgical review, 2011.
  67. Han SJ, Lau D, Lu DC, Theodore P, Chou D. Anterior thoracolumbar corpectomies: approach morbidity with and without an access surgeon.. Neurosurgery, 2011.
  68. Lu DC, Chou D, Mummaneni PV. A comparison of mini-open and open approaches for resection of thoracolumbar intradural spinal tumors.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2011.
  69. Lau D, Lee JG, Han SJ, Lu DC, Chou D. Complications and perioperative factors associated with learning the technique of minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF).. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2011.
  70. Chou D, Lu DC. Mini-open transpedicular corpectomies with expandable cage reconstruction. Technical note.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2010.
  71. Lu DC, Zador Z, Mummaneni PV, Lawton MT. Rotational vertebral artery occlusion-series of 9 cases.. Neurosurgery, 2010.
  72. Lau D, Han SJ, Lee JG, Lu DC, Chou D. Minimally invasive compared to open microdiscectomy for lumbar disc herniation.. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2010.
  73. Lu DC, Lawton MT. Clinical presentation and surgical management of intramedullary spinal cord cavernous malformations.. Neurosurgical focus, 2010.
  74. Clark AJ, Lu DC, Richardson RM, Tihan T, Parsa AT, Chou D, Barbaro NM, Kunwar S, Weinstein PR, Lawton MT, Berger MS, McDermott MW. Surgical technique of temporary arterial occlusion in the operative management of spinal hemangioblastomas.. World neurosurgery, 2010.
  75. Lu DC, Dhall SS, Mummaneni PV. The transspinous mini-open approach for resection of intradural spinal neoplasms: cadaveric feasibility study and report of 3 clinical cases.. World neurosurgery, 2010.
  76. Lu DC, Lau D, Lee JG, Chou D. The transpedicular approach compared with the anterior approach: an analysis of 80 thoracolumbar corpectomies.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2010.
  77. Mummaneni PV, Lu DC, Dhall SS, Mummaneni VP, Chou D. C1 lateral mass fixation: a comparison of constructs.. Neurosurgery, 2010.
  78. Lu DC, Roeser AC, Mummaneni VP, Mummaneni PV. Nuances of occipitocervical fixation.. Neurosurgery, 2010.
  79. Wang VY, Chin CT, Lu DC, Smith JS, Chou D. Free-hand thoracic pedicle screws placed by neurosurgery residents: a CT analysis.. European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society, 2010.
  80. Zador Z, Lu DC, Arnold CM, Lawton MT. Deep bypasses to the distal posterior circulation: anatomical and clinical comparison of pretemporal and subtemporal approaches.. Neurosurgery, 2010.
  81. Lu DC, Gupta N, Mummaneni PV. Minimally invasive decompression of a suboccipital osseous prominence causing rotational vertebral artery occlusion. Case report.. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, 2009.
  82. Aryan HE, Newman CB, Lu DC, Hu SS, Tay BK, Bradford DS, Puttlitz CM, Ames CP. Relaxation of forces needed to distract cervical vertebrae after discectomy: a biomechanical study.. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques, 2009.
  83. Lu DC, Dhall SS, Mummaneni PV. Mini-open removal of extradural foraminal tumors of the lumbar spine.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2009.
  84. Lu DC, Wang V, Chou D. The use of allograft or autograft and expandable titanium cages for the treatment of vertebral osteomyelitis.. Neurosurgery, 2009.
  85. Chou D, Lu DC, Weinstein P, Ames CP. Adjacent-level vertebral body fractures after expandable cage reconstruction.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2008.
  86. Lu DC, Zhang H, Zador Z, Verkman AS. Impaired olfaction in mice lacking aquaporin-4 water channels.. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 2008.
  87. Lu DC, Binder DK, Chien B, Maisel A, Manley GT. Cerebral salt wasting and elevated brain natriuretic peptide levels after traumatic brain injury: 2 case reports.. Surgical neurology, 2008.
  88. Lu DC, Theodore P, Korn WM, Chou D. Esophageal erosion 9 years after anterior cervical plate implantation.. Surgical neurology, 2008.
  89. Aryan HE, Lu DC, Acosta FL, Ames CP. Stand-alone anterior lumbar discectomy and fusion with plate: initial experience.. Surgical neurology, 2007.
  90. Lawton MT, Lu DC, Young WL, University of California, San Francisco Brain Arteriovenous Malformation Study Project. Sylvian fissure arteriovenous malformations: an application of the Sugita classification to 28 surgical patients.. Neurosurgery, 2007.
  91. Lu DC, Sun PP. Bone morphogenetic protein for salvage fusion in an infant with Down syndrome and craniovertebral instability. Case report.. Journal of neurosurgery, 2007.
  92. Aryan HE, Lu DC, Acosta FL, Hartl R, McCormick PW, Ames CP. Bioabsorbable anterior cervical plating: initial multicenter clinical and radiographic experience.. Spine, 2007.
  93. Lu DC, Chou D. Flatback syndrome.. Neurosurgery clinics of North America, 2007.
  94. Aryan HE, Lu DC, Acosta FL, Ames CP. Corpectomy followed by the placement of instrumentation with titanium cages and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 for vertebral osteomyelitis.. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine, 2007.
  95. Aryan HE, Nakaji P, Lu DC, Alksne JF. Multimodality treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: impact of radiosurgery and high resolution magnetic resonance imaging.. Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2006.
  96. Binder DK, Lu DC, Barbaro NM. Multiple root avulsions from the brachial plexus. Case illustration.. Neurosurgical focus, 2005.
  97. Aryan HE, Meltzer HS, Lu DC, Ozgur BM, Levy ML, Bruce DA. Management of pilocytic astrocytoma with diffuse leptomeningeal spread: two cases and review of the literature.. Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2004.
  98. Lu DC, Shaked GM, Masliah E, Bredesen DE, Koo EH. Amyloid beta protein toxicity mediated by the formation of amyloid-beta protein precursor complexes.. Annals of neurology, 2003.
  99. Lu DC, Soriano S, Bredesen DE, Koo EH. Caspase cleavage of the amyloid precursor protein modulates amyloid beta-protein toxicity.. Journal of neurochemistry, 2003.