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Amniotic Fluid as a Rich Source of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Transplantation Therapy
Ivana Antonucci, Liborio Stuppia, Yuji Kaneko, Seongjin Yu, Naoki Tajiri, Eunkyung C. Bae, Sonia H. Chheda, Nathan L. Weinbren, and Cesar V. Borlongan

Original Contributions

Platelet Lysate Consisting of a Natural Repair Proteome Supports Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Chromosomal Stability
Ruben Crespo-Diaz, Atta Behfar, Greg W. Butler, Douglas J. Padley, Michael G. Sarr, Jozef Bartunek, Allan B. Dietz, and Andre Terzic

Glucose Reduction Prevents Replicative Senescence and Increases Mitochondrial Respiration in Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Ting Lo, Jennifer H. Ho, Muh-Hwa Yang, and Oscar K. Lee

Neuroprotective Effect of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in an Animal Model of Double Toxin-Induced Multiple System Atrophy Parkinsonism
Hyun-Jung Park, Giyoon Bang, Bo Ra Lee, Hyun Ok Kim, and Phil Hyu Lee

Cotransplantation of Mouse Neural Stem Cells (mNSCs) With Adipose Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improves mNSC Survival in a Rat Spinal Cord Injury Model
Jin Soo Oh, Keung Nyun Kim, Sung Su An, William A. Pennant, Hyo Jin Kim, So-Jung Gwak, Do Heum Yoon, Mi Hyun Lim, Byung Hyune Choi, and Yoon Ha

Clinical Potential of Intravenous Neural Stem Cell Delivery for Treatment of Neuroinflammatory Disease in Mice?
Kristien P. Reekmans, Jelle Praet, Nathalie De Vocht, Bart R. Tambuyzer, Irene Bergwerf, Jasmijn Daans, Veerle Baekelandt, Greetje Vanhoutte, Herman Goossens, Philippe G. Jorens, Dirk K. Ysebaert, Shyama Chatterjee, Patrick Pauwels, Eric Van Marck, Zwi N. Berneman, Annemie Van der Linden, and Peter Ponsaerts

Light Deprivation Induces Depression-Like Behavior and Suppresses Neurogenesis in Diurnal Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus)
Benson Wui-Man Lau, Chaoran Ren, Jian Yang, Sylvia W. L. Yan, Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang, Mingliang Pu, and Kwok-Fai So

Tumorigenic Development of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Ischemic Mouse Brain
Toru Yamashita, Hiromi Kawai, Fengfeng Tian, Yasuyuki Ohta, and Koji Abe

Collagen IV Significantly Enhances Migration and Transplantation of Embryonic Stem Cells: Involvement of α2β1 Integrin-Mediated Actin Remodeling
Hsin-Yang Li, Chen-Yi Liao, Kun-Hsiung Lee, Hung-Chi Chang, Yi-Jen Chen, Kuan-Chong Chao, Sheng-Ping Chang, Hsin-Yi Cheng, Chia-Ming Chang, Yuh-Lih Chang, Shih-Chieh Hung, Yen-Jen Sung, and Shih-Hwa Chiou

Human Amnion Epithelial Cells Prevent Bleomycin-Induced Lung Injury and Preserve Lung Function
Sean Murphy, Rebecca Lim, Hayley Dickinson, Rutu Acharya, Sharina Rosli, Graham Jenkin, and Euan Wallace

Differences in Cartilage-Forming Capacity of Expanded Human Chondrocytes From Ear and Nose and Their Gene Expression Profiles
Catharine A. Hellingman, Eugène T. P. Verwiel, Inez Slagt, Wendy Koevoet, René M. L. Poublon, Gilbert J. Nolst-Trenité, Robert J. Baatenburg de Jong, Holger Jahr, and Gerjo J. V. M. van Osch

In Vivo Induction of Myeloid Suppressor Cells and CD4+Foxp3+ T Regulatory Cells Prolongs Skin Allograft Survival in Mice
D. Adeegbe, P. Serafini, V. Bronte, A. Zoso, C. Ricordi, and L. Inverardi

Detecting Rejection After Mouse Islet Transplantation Utilizing Islet Protein-Stimulated ELISPOT
Christian Toso, Rena Pawlick, Stéphanie Lacotte, Ryan Edgar, Joy Davis, Michael McCall, Philippe Morel, Gilles Mentha, Thierry Berney, and A. M. James Shapiro

Use of a Clinically Approved Iron Oxide MRI Contrast Agent to Label Human Hepatocytes
Juliana Puppi, Ragai R. Mitry, Michel Modo, Anil Dhawan, Kishor Raja, and Robin D. Hughes

Cell Medicine, Part B of Cell Transplantation
Volume 2, Number 1 Abstracts

Prospects for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes in Cell Therapy
Masaya Iwamuro, Javed M. Shahid, Kazuhide Yamamoto, and Naoya Kobayashi

Management of Liver Failure: From Transplantation to Cell-Based Therapy
Maria Giovanna Francipane, Melchiorre Cervello, Giovanni Battista Vizzini, Giada Pietrosi, and Giuseppe Montalto

Upregulation of Adipogenesis and Chondrogenesis in MSC Serum-Free Culture
Saey Tuan Barnabas Ho, Vivek Madhukar Tanavde, James Hoi Hui, and Eng Hin Lee




Cell Transplantation for Articular Cartilage Defects: Principles of Past, Present, and Future Practice
Yang Zi Jiang, Shu Fang Zhang, Yi Ying Qi, Lin Lin Wang, and Hong Wei Ouyang

Original Contributions

Initial Observations of Cell-Mediated Drug Delivery to the Deep Lung
Arun Kumar, Mark Glam, Nagwa El-Badri, Shyam Mohapatra, Edward Haller, Seungjoo Park, Leslie Patrick, Leigh Nattkemper, Dawn Vo, and Don F. Cameron

Characterization and Functionality of Proliferative Human Sertoli Cells
Kitty Chui, Alpa Trivedi, C. Yan Cheng, Diana B. Cherbavaz, Paul F. Dazin, Ai Lam Thu Huynh, James B. Mitchell, Gabriel A. Rabinovich, Linda J. Noble-Haeusslein, and Constance M. John

Embryonic Stem Cell Transplantation Into Seminiferous Tubules: A Model for the Study of Invasive Germ Cell Tumors of the Testis
Unai Silván, Alejandro Díez-Torre, Ricardo Andrade, Jon Arluzea, Margarita Silió, and Juan Aréchaga

Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells From Chorionic Villi and Amniotic Fluid Are Not Susceptible to Transformation After Extensive In Vitro Expansion
Antonella Poloni, Giulia Maurizi, Lucia Babini, Federica Serrani, Eleonora Berardinelli, Stefania Mancini, Benedetta Costantini, Giancarlo Discepoli, and Pietro Leoni

Immunogenicity and Immunomodulatory Properties of Umbilical Cord Lining Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Tobias Deuse, Mandy Stubbendorff, Karis Tang-Quan, Neil Phillips, Mark A. Kay, Thomas Eiermann, Thang T. Phan, Hans-Dieter Volk, Hermann Reichenspurner, Robert C. Robbins, and Sonja Schrepfer

Augmenting Therapy of Ovarian Cancer Efficacy by Secreting IL-21 Human Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells in Nude Mice
Weihua Hu, Jing Wang, Jun Dou, Xiangfeng He, Fengshu Zhao, Cuilian Jiang, Fangliu Yu, Kai Hu, Lili Chu, Xiaoli Li, and Ning Gu

Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells and Skin Fibroblasts Inhibit Natural Killer Cell Proliferation and Cytotoxic Activity
Amandine Pradier, Jakob Passweg, Jean Villard, and Vincent Kindler

Enhancement of Wound Healing by Human Multipotent Stromal Cell Conditioned Medium: The Paracrine Factors and p38 MAPK Activation
Tu-Lai Yew, Yeh-Ting Hung, Hsin-Yang Li, Hsin-Wei Chen, Ling-Lan Chen, Kuo-Shu Tsai, Shih-Hwa Chiou, Kuan-Chong Chao, Tung-Fu Huang, Hen-Li Chen, and Shih-Chieh Hung

Differential Hematopoietic Supportive Potential and Gene Expression of Stroma Cell Lines From Midgestation Mouse Placenta and Adult Bone Marrow
Yingchun Wang, Lubov Nathanson, and Ian K. McNiece

Comparative Study of Methods for Administering Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells to Treat Spinal Cord Injury in Mice
Yuichiro Takahashi, Osahiko Tsuji, Gentaro Kumagai, Chikako Miyauchi Hara, Hirotaka James Okano, Atsushi Miyawaki, Yoshiaki Toyama, Hideyuki Okano, and Masaya Nakamura

Labeling Stem Cells With a Near-Infrared Fluorescent Heptamethine Dye for Noninvasive Optical Tracking
Chao Zhang, Xu Tan, Li Tan, Tao Liu, Dengqun Liu, Lilong Zhang, Song Fan, Yongping Su, Tianmin Cheng, Yue Zhou, and Chunmeng Shi

Construction of a Portal Implantable Functional Tissue-Engineered Liver Using Perfusion-Decellularized Matrix and Hepatocytes in Rats
Ji Bao, Yujun Shi, Huaiqiang Sun, Xiangli Yin, Ruina Yang, Li Li, Xi Chen, and Hong Bu

Novel Cell Culture Model Using Pure Hydrostatic Pressure and a Semipermeable Membrane Pouch
Shuichi Mizuno

Pathogen Inactivation of Human Serum Facilitates its Clinical Use for Islet Cell Culture and Subsequent Transplantation
Magnus U. Ståhle, Daniel Brandhorst, Olle Korsgren, and Folke Knutson

Brief Communication

High Vascular Density and Oxygenation of Pancreatic Islets Transplanted in Clusters Into Striated Muscle
Johanna Svensson, Joey Lau, Monica Sandberg, and Per-Ola Carlsson


Original Contributions

Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Electroacupuncture Downregulate the Inhibitor Molecules and Promote the Axonal Regeneration in the Transected Spinal Cord of Rats
Ying Ding, Qing Yan, Jing-Wen Ruan, Yan-Qing Zhang, Wen-Jie Li, Xiang Zeng, Si-Fan Huang, Yu-Jiao Zhang, Shirlene Wang, Hongxin Dong, and Yuan-Shan Zeng

Characterization of Axon Formation in the Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Motoneuron
Hung-Chuan Pan, Ya-Ting Wu, Shih-Cheng Shen, Chi-Chung Wang, Ming-Shiun Tsai, Fu-Chou Cheng, Shinn-Zong Lin, Ching-Wen Chen, Ching-San Liu, and Hong-Lin Su

Medical Terminations of Pregnancy: A Viable Source of Tissue for Cell Replacement Therapy for Neurodegenerative Disorders
C. M. Kelly, S. V. Precious, E. M. Torres, A. W. Harrison, D. Williams, C. Scherf, U. M. Weyrauch, E. L. Lane, N. D. Allen, R. Penketh, N. N. Amso, P. J. Kemp, S. B. Dunnett, and A. E. Rosser

Functional Endothelial Progenitor Cells From Cryopreserved Umbilical Cord Blood
Ruei-Zeng Lin, Alexandra Dreyzin, Kristie Aamodt, Andrew C. Dudley, and Juan M. Melero-Martin

Human Amniotic Epithelial Cells Induce Localized Cell-Mediated Immune Privilege In Vitro: Implications for Pancreatic Islet Transplantation
Khalid M. Qureshi, Robert J. Oliver, Michelle B. Paget, Hilary E. Murray, Clifford J. Bailey, and Richard Downing

Potential of Skin Fibroblasts for Application to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tissue Engineering
Pierrot Tremblay, Réjean Cloutier, Jean Lamontagne, Anne-Marie Belzil, Anne-Marie Larkin, Luc Chouinard, Stéphane Chabaud, Sheila Laverty, Bertrand Lussier, and Francine Goulet

Abstracts for the 11th International Neural Transplantation and Repair Meeting Held in Conjunction With the 18th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair



Stem Cell Transplantation for Lymphoma Patients With HIV Infection
Mariagrazia Michieli, Mario Mazzucato, Umberto Tirelli, and Paolo De Paoli

Original Contributions

Neural Stem Cells Reduce Hippocampal Tau and Reelin Accumulation in Aged Ts65Dn Down Syndrome Mice
D. S. Kern, K. N. Maclean, H. Jiang, E. Y. Synder, J. R. Sladek, Jr., and K. B. Bjugstad

Combined Application of Neutrophin-3 Gene and Neural Stem Cells Is Ameliorative to Delay of Denervated Skeletal Muscular Atrophy After Tibial Nerve Transection in Rats
Sen Lin, Jianguang Xu, Shaonan Hu, Lei Xu, Changqing Zhang, Yang Wang, and Yudong Gu

Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells Increase Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival and Axon Regeneration in the Adult Rat
Camila Zaverucha-do-Valle, Fernanda Gubert, Michelle Bargas-Rega, Juliana L. L. Coronel, Louise A. Mesentier-Louro, Andre Mencalha, Eliana Abdelhay, Marcelo F. Santiago, and Rosalia Mendez-Otero

Age-Dependent Availability and Functionality of Bone Marrow Stem Cells in an Experimental Model of Acute and Chronic Myocardial Infarction
Ana Ayala-Lugo, Angela M. V. Tavares, Ana H. R. Paz, Ana Alegretti, Ludmila Miquelito, Hugo Bock, Roberto Giugliani, Nadine Clausell, Elizabeth Cirne-Lima, and Luis E. Rohde

Targeting Uncoupling Protein-2 Improves Islet Graft Function
Dong Zhang, Miaoda Shen, Allison Mikita, Wensheng Zhang, Yun Liu, Quan Liu, Yifan Dai, Chenyu Zhang, Shusen Zheng, and Xin Xiao Zheng

Establishment of a Brazilian Line of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Defined Medium: Implications for Cell Therapy in an Ethnically Diverse Population
Ana M. Fraga, Marina Sukoyan, Prithi Rajan, Daniela Paes de Almeida Ferreira Braga, Assumpto Iaconelli, Jr., José Gonçalves Franco, Jr., Edson Borges, Jr., and Lygia V. Pereira

Amniotic Membrane Application Reduces Liver Fibrosis in a Bile Duct Ligation Rat Model
Luciana B. Sant’Anna, Anna Cargnoni, Lorenzo Ressel, Graziella Vanosi, and Ornella Parolini

Transplantation of Insulin-Producing Cells Derived From Umbilical Cord Stromal Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Treat NOD Mice
Hwai-Shi Wang, Jia-Fwu Shyu, Wen-Sheng Shen, Hsin-Chi Hsu, Torng-Chien Chi, Chie-Pein Chen, Seng-Wong Huang, Yi-Ming Shyr, Kam-Tsun Tang, and Tien-Hua Chen

Selective Depletion of Cross-Presenting Dendritic Cells Enhances Islet Allograft Survival
Robyn M. Sutherland, Yifan Zhan, Emma M. Carrington, Sarah L. Londrigan, and Andrew M. Lew



Transplantation of Olfactory Ensheathing Cells as Adjunct Cell Therapy for Peripheral Nerve Injury
Christine Radtke, Konstantin Wewetzer, Kerstin Reimers, and Peter M. Vogt

Original Contributions

A Neuroregenerative Human Ensheathing Glia Cell Line With Conditional Rapid Growth
Vega García-Escudero, Ricardo Gargini, María Teresa Gallego-Hernández, Ana García-Gómez, María Jesús Martín-Bermejo, Diana Simón, Alicia Delicado, María Teresa Moreno-Flores, Jesús Ávila, and Filip Lim

Optimal Time Point for Neuronal Generation of Transplanted Neural Progenitor Cells in Injured Spinal Cord Following Root Avulsion
Huanxing Su, Yin Wu, Qiuju Yuan, Jiasong Guo, Wenming Zhang, and Wutian Wu

Markers of Pluripotency and Differentiation in Human Neural Precursor Cells Derived From Embryonic Stem Cells and CNS Tissue
M. Sundberg, P.-H. Andersson, E. Åkesson, J. Odeberg, L. Holmberg, J. Inzunza, S. Falci, J. Öhman, R. Suuronen, H. Skottman, K. Lehtimäki, O. Hovatta, S. Narkilahti, and E. Sundström

Late Passage Human Fibroblasts Induced to Pluripotency Are Capable of Directed Neuronal Differentiation
Jun Liu, Huseyin Sumer, Jessie Leung, Kyle Upton, Mirella Dottori, Alice Pébay, and Paul J. Verma

Locally Administered Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Accelerate Wound Healing Through Differentiation and Vasculogenesis
Chunlei Nie, Daping Yang, Jin Xu, Zhenxing Si, Xiaoming Jin, and Jiewu Zhang

Long-Term Contribution of Human Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stromal Cells to Skeletal Muscle Regeneration in Mice
Anabel S. de la Garza-Rodea, Ietje van der Velde, Hester Boersma, Manuel A. F. V. Gonçalves, Dirk W. van Bekkum, Antoine A. F. de Vries, and Shoshan Knaän-Shanzer

Beneficial Effect of Autologous Transplantation of Endothelial Progenitor Cells on Steroid-Induced Femoral Head Osteonecrosis in Rabbits
Yuan Sun, Yong Feng, Changqing Zhang, Xiangguo Cheng, Shengbao Chen, Zisheng Ai, and Bingfang Zeng

Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis
Jei-Wen Chang,, Shun-Pei Hung, Hao-Hsiang Wu, Wen-Mien Wu, An-Hang Yang, Hsin-Lin Tsai, Ling-Yu Yang, and Oscar K. Lee

MAPC Transplantation Confers a More Durable Benefit Than AC133+ Cell Transplantation in Severe Hind Limb Ischemia
Xabier L. Aranguren, Beatriz Pelacho, Ivan Peñuelas, Gloria Abizanda, Maialen Uriz, Margarita Ecay, María Collantaes, Miriam Araña, Manu Beerens, Giulia Coppiello, Inés Prieto, Maitane Perez-Ilzarbe, Enrique J. Andreu, Aernout Luttun, and Felipe Prósper

Efficacy of Periodontal Stem Cell Transplantation in the Treatment of Advanced Periodontitis
Joo-Young Park, Soung Hoo Jeon, and Pill-Hoon Choung

In Vitro Differentiated Adult Human Liver Progenitor Cells Display Mature Hepatic Metabolic Functions: A Potential Tool for In Vitro Pharmacotoxicological Testing
Dung Ngoc Khuu, Isabelle Scheers, Sabrina Ehnert, Nawal Jazouli, Omar Nyabi, Pedro Buc-Calderon, Ann Meulemans, Andreas Nussler, Etienne Sokal, and Mustapha Najimi

Regional Transient Portal Ischemia and Irradiation as Preparative Regimen for Hepatocyte Transplantation
S. Koenig, Q. Yuan, P. Krause, H. Christiansen, M. Rave-Fraenk, S. Kafert-Kasting, H. Kriegbaum, A. Schneider, M. Ott, and J. Meyburg

Body Mass Index Reflects Islet Isolation Outcome in Islet Autotransplantation for Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis
Morihito Takita, Bashoo Naziruddin, Shinichi Matsumoto, Hirofumi Noguchi, Masayuki Shimoda, Daisuke Chujo, Takeshi Itoh, Koji Sugimoto, Yoshiko Tamura, Greg S. Olsen, Nicholas Onaca, Jeffrey Lamont, Luis F. Lara, and Marlon F. Levy

Use of Perfluorodecalin for Pancreatic Islet Culture Prior to Transplantation: A Liquid–Liquid Interface Culture System—Preliminary Report
M. T. Juszczak, A. Elsadig, A. Kumar, M. Muzyamba, K. Pawelec, S. H. Powis, and M. Press

Alternatively Expressed Genes Identified in the CD4+ T Cells of Allograft Rejection Mice
Jia Xu, Dan Wang, Chao Zhang, Jing Song, Ting Liang, Weirong Jin, Yeong C. Kim, San Ming Wang, and Guihua Hou




Advances in Translational Stem Cell Research and Therapies
Shinn-Zong Lin, Guest Editor

Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Dah-Ching Ding, Woei-Cherng Shyu, and Shinn-Zong Lin

Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Research Overview
Shih-Ping Liu, Ru-Huei Fu, Yu-Chuen Huang, Shih-Yin Chen, Ying-Jiun Chien, Chien Yu Hsu, Chang-Hai Tsai, Woei-Cherng Shyu, and Shinn-Zong Lin

Reproduction: A New Venue for Studying Function of Adult Neurogenesis?
Benson Wui-Man Lau, Suk-Yu Yau, and Kwok-Fai So

Differentiation of Stem Cells: Strategies for Modifying Surface Biomaterials
Ru-Huei Fu, Yu-Chi Wang, Shih-Ping Liu, Chin-Mao Huang, Yun-Han Kang, Chang-Hai Tsai, Woei-Cherng Shyu, and Shinn-Zong Lin

Functional Cells Cultured on Microcarriers for Use in Regenerative Medicine Research
Li-Yi Sun, Shinn-Zong Lin, Yuan-Sheng Li, Horng-Jyh Harn, and Tzyy-Wen Chiou

Novel Approach by Nanobiomaterials in Vascular Tissue Engineering
Huey-Shan Hung, Hui-Chen Chen, Chang-Hai Tsai, and Shinn-Zong Lin

Botanical Drugs and Stem Cells
Po-Cheng Lin, Li-Fu Chang, Po-Yen Liu, Shinn-Zong Lin, Wan-Chen Wu, Wuen-Shyong Chen, Chang-Hai Tsai, Tzyy-Wen Chiou, and Horng-Jyh Harn

The Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders Using Umbilical Cord Blood and Menstrual Blood-Derived Stem Cells
Paul R. Sanberg, David J. Eve, Alison E. Willing, Svitlana Garbuzova-Davis, Jun Tan, Cyndy D. Sanberg, Julie G. Allickson, L. Eduardo Cruz, and Cesar V. Borlongan

Vascular Protection and Restorative Therapy in Ischemic Stroke
Toru Yamashita, Kentaro Deguchi, Shoko Nagotani, and Koji Abe

Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis: A Possible Way How Physical Exercise Counteracts Stress
Suk-Yu Yau, Benson Wui-Man Lau, and Kwok-Fai So

An Overview of Concepts for Cancer Stem Cells
Shih-Yin Chen, Yu-Chuen Huang, Shih-Ping Liu, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Woei-Cherng Shyu, and Shinn-Zong Lin

The Role of Cancer Stem Cells (CD133+) in Malignant Gliomas
Der-Yang Cho, Shinn-Zong Lin, Wen-Kuang Yang, Den-Mei Hsu, Hung-Lin Lin, Han-Chung Lee, Wen-Yeun Lee, and Shao-Chih Chiu

Brief Communication

Using Self-Assembled Nanomaterials to Inhibit the Formation of Metastatic Cancer Stem Cell Colonies In Vitro
Patrick M. T. Ling, Sunny W. H. Cheung, David K. C. Tay, and Rutledge G. Ellis-Behnke

Cell Medicine, Part B of Cell Transplantation
Volume 1, Number 2 Abstracts

Intracerebroventricular Transplantation of Cord Blood-Derived Neural Progenitors in a Child With Severe Global Brain Ischemic Injury
Sergiusz Jozwiak, Aleksandra Habich, Katarzyna Kotulska, Anna Sarnowska, Tomasz Kropiwnicki, Miroslaw Janowski, Elzbieta Jurkiewicz, Barbara Lukomska, Tomasz Kmiec, Jerzy Walecki, Marcin Roszkowski, Mieczyslaw Litwin, Tomasz Oldak, Dariusz Boruczkowski, and Krystyna Domanska-Janik

Transplant of Primary Human Hepatocytes Cocultured With Bone Marrow Stromal Cells to SCID Alb-uPA Mice
S. A. Mohajerani, M. Nourbakhsh, A. Cadili, J. R. Lakey, and N. M. Kneteman

In Vivo Growing of New Cell Colonies in a Portion of Bone Marrow: Potential Use for Indirect Cell Therapy
Ana Manzanedo, Fidel Rodriguez, Jose A. Obeso, and Manuel Rodriguez

Effects of Quantum Dot Labeling on Endothelial Progenitor Cell Function and Viability
Matyas Molnar, Peter Friberg, Ying Fu, Mikeal Brisslert, Michael Adams, and Yun Chen

Cell Medicine, Part B of Cell Transplantation Volume 1, Number 3 Abstracts

Autografting of Renal Progenitor Cells Ameliorates Kidney Damage in Experimental Model of Pyelonephritis
Abdol-Mohammad Kajbafzadeh, Azadeh Elmi, Saman Shafaat Talab, Zhina Sadeghi, Hamed Emami, and Masoud Sotoudeh

Monitoring of Liver Cell Transplantation in a Preclinical Swine Model Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nathanael Raschzok, Ulf Teichgräber, Nils Billecke, Anja Zielinski, Kirsten Steinz, Nora N. Kammer, Mehmet H. Morgul, Sarah Schmeisser, Michaela K. Adonopoulou, Lars Morawietz, Bernhard Hiebl, Ruth Schwartlander, Wolfgang Rüdinger, Bernd Hamm, Peter Neuhaus, and Igor M. Sauer

Acute Treatment With Herbal Extracts Provides Neuroprotective Benefits in In Vitro and In Vivo Stroke Models, Characterized by Reduced Ischemic Cell Death and Maintenance of Motor and Neurological Functions
Yuji Kaneko, David J. Eve, SeongJin Yu, Hideki Shojo, Eunkyung Cate Bae, Dong-Hyuk Park, Bill Roschek, Jr., Randall S. Alberte, Paul R. Sanberg, Cyndy D. Sanberg, Paula C. Bickford, and Cesar V. Borlongan