Professor Marc Ruitenberg


School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 67602



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


  • Willis, Emily F., Kim, Seung Jae, Chen, Wei, Nyuydzefe, Melanie, MacDonald, Kelli P.A., Zanin-Zhorov, Alexandra, Ruitenberg, Marc J. and Vukovic, Jana (2024). ROCK2 regulates microglia proliferation and neuronal survival after traumatic brain injury. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 117, 181-194. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2024.01.004

  • Adams, Rachael C, Carter-Cusack, Dylan, Llanes, Genesis T, Hunter, Christopher R., Vinnakota, Janaki Manoja, Ruitenberg, Marc J, Vukovic, Jana, Bertolino, Patrick, Chand, Kirat K., Wixey, Julie A., Nayler, Samuel P., Hill, Geoffrey R, Furlan, Scott N, Zeiser, Robert and MacDonald, Kelli P.A. (2023). CSF1R inhibition promotes neuroinflammation and behavioural deficits during graft-versus-host disease in mice. Blood Journal, 142 (Supplement 1), 2052-2052. doi: 10.1182/blood.2023022040

  • Pham, Duy, Tan, Xiao, Balderson, Brad, Xu, Jun, Grice, Laura F., Yoon, Sohye, Willis, Emily F., Tran, Minh, Lam, Pui Yeng, Raghubar, Arti, Kalita-de Croft, Priyakshi, Lakhani, Sunil, Vukovic, Jana, Ruitenberg, Marc J. and Nguyen, Quan H. (2023). Robust mapping of spatiotemporal trajectories and cell–cell interactions in healthy and diseased tissues. Nature Communications, 14 (1) 7739, 1-25. doi: 10.1038/s41467-023-43120-6

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Book Chapter

  • Harvey, Alan R., Ehlert, Erich, de Wit, Joris, Drummond, Eleanor S., Pollett, Margaret A., Ruitenberg, Marc J., Plant, Giles W., Verhaagen, Joost and Levelt, Christiaan N. (2009). Use of GFP to analyze morphology, connectivity, and function of cells in the central nervous system. Viral Applications of Green Fluorescent Protein: Methods and Protocols. (pp. 63-95) edited by Barry W. Hicks. New York, USA: Humana. doi: 10.1007/978-1-59745-559-6_5

  • Ruitenberg, Marc J., Hendriks, William T.J., Boer, Gerard J. and Verhaagen, Joost (2006). Gene Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury. Gene Therapy of the Central Nervous System: From Bench to Bedside. (pp. 273-288) Elsevier Inc.. doi: 10.1016/B978-012397632-1/50022-8

  • Hendriks, William T.J., Ruitenberg, Marc J., Blits, Bas, Boer, Gerard J. and Verhaagen, Joost (2004). Viral vector-mediated gene transfer of neurotrophins to promote regeneration of the injured spinal cord. NGF and related molecules in health and disease. (pp. 451-476) edited by Aloe, Luigi and Calzà, Laura. Amsterdam , Netherlands: Elesevier. doi: 10.1016/S0079-6123(03)46029-9

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

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