Functional Neural Transplantation III

Primary and Stem Cell Therapies for Brain Repair, Part II

Edited by

  • Stephen B Dunnett
  • Anders Bjorklund

This issue of Progress in Brain Research is split over 2 volumes, bringing together cutting-edge research on Functional Neural Transplantation. The 2 volumes review current knowledge and understanding, provide a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and build a platform for further research and discovery.
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Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists


Book information

  • Published: December 2012
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-59544-7

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Stephen Dunnett and Anders Björklund

  3. Transplantation in the Future
  4. Fred H. Gage


  5. Neural Differentiation and Support of Neuroregeneration of Non-Neural Adult Stem Cells
  6. Rojin Abraham and Catherine M. Verfaillie

  7. Stem Cell Repair of Striatal Ischemia
  8. Zaal Kokaia and Olle Lindvall

  9. In-vivo Imaging of Cell Transplants in Experimental Ischemia
  10. Joanna Adamczak and Mathias Hoehn

  11. Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Experimental Stroke
  12. Jeffery D. Kocsis and Osamu Honmou

  13. Advantages and Challenges of Alternative Sources of Adult-Derived Stem Cells for Brain Repair in Stroke
  14. Paul R. Sanberg, David J. Eve, Christopher Metcalf and Cesario V. Borlongan

  15. Prospects for Stem Cell-Derived Therapy in Stroke
  16. John D. Sinden, Indira Vishnubhatla and Keith W. Muir

    Retinal and Cortical Repair

  17. Generation of Retinal Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells
  18. Zi-Bing Jin and Masayo Takahashi

  19. Generation of Cortical Neurons from Pluripotent Stem Cells
  20. Pierre Vanderhaeghen

    Spinal Cord Repair

  21. A Glio-Centric View of Repair
  22. Ying Li, Daqing Li and Geoffrey Raisman

  23. Current Status of Myelin Replacement Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis
  24. Jeffrey K. Huang and Robin J.M. Franklin

  25. Stem Cell-Based Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury
  26. Lindsey A. Wyatt and Hans S. Keirstead

  27. The challenges of Long-Distance Axon Regeneration in the Injured CNS
  28. Daniel J. Chew, James W. Fawcett and Melissa R. Andrews

  29. Schwann Cell Transplantation: A Repair Strategy for Spinal Cord Injury?
  30. Ryan R. Wiliams and Mary Bartlett Bunge

  31. Generation of Motor Neurons from Pluripotent Stem Cells
  32. Peter H. Chipman, Jeremy S. Toma and Victor F. Rafuse

  33. Transplantation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in ALS

    Letizia Mazzini, Alessandro Vercelli, Ivana Ferrero, Marina Boido, Roberto Cantello and Franca Fagioli