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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, November 28, 2001
Room T-473 HSC
(NOTE: ROOM NUMBER HAS CHANGED FROM T-530/530A TO T-473)

Speaker: Lisa Walter
Topic: Where do thoughts really stem from? The potential of bone marrow cells to provide new neurons

References:

  1. Brazelton TR, FMV Rossi, GI Keshet, HM Blau. (2000) From marrow to brain: Expression of neuronal phenotypes in adult mice Science. (290): 1775-9.

  2. Kopen GC, DJ Prockop, DG Phinney. (1999) Marrow stromal cells migrate throughout forebrain and cerebellum, and they differentiate into astrocytes after injection into neonatal mouse brains. PNAS. (96): 10711-6.

  3. Mezey E, KJ Chandross, G Harta, RA Maki, SR McKercher. (2000) Turning blood into brain: Cells bearing neuronal antigens generated in vivo from bone marrow. Science. (290): 1779-82.

  4. Woodbury D, EJ Schwarz, DJ Prockop, IB Black. (2000) Adult rat and human bone marrow stromal cells differentiate into neurons. J Neurosci Res.. (61): 364-70.

Reviews:
  1. Blau HM, TR Brazelton, JM Weimann. (2001) The evolving concept of a stem cell: Entity or function? Cell. (105): 829-41.

  2. Temple S. (2001) Stem cell plasticity -- building the brain of our dreams. Nat Rev Neurosci. (2): 513-20.

Commentary:
  • Anderson DJ, FH Gage, IL Weissman. (2001) Can stem cells cross lineage boundaries? Nature Medicine. (7): 393-5.


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