Bibliography of Fetal Cell Transplantation, 1990-1999

Compiled by Renette Davis with help from people on the Mailing List for Huntington's Disease.

American Society for Neural Transplantation. Address:

Ansari, A.A., Sundstrom, J.B., "Transplantation of fetal tissues." Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, 1996, Vol 16, Iss 2, pp 333. Address: A.A. Ansari, Emory Univ, Sch Med, Winship Canc Ctr, Room 4008, 1365B Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 USA. Abstract available in Current Contents.

Bjorklund, A., Department of Medical Research, University of Lund, Sweden. "Dopaminergic transplants in experimental parkinsonism: cellular mechanisms of graft-induced functional recovery." [Review] Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 2(5):683-9, 1992 Oct.

Borlongan, C.V.; Cahill, D.W.; Freeman, T.B.; Sanberg, P.R. "Recent advances in neural transplantation. Relevance to neurodegenerative disorders." J Fla Med Assoc, 1994 Oct; 81 (10): 689-94

Borlongan, C.V., Polgar, S., Freeman, T.B., Hauser, R.A., Cahill, D.W., Sanberg, P.R., "Will fetal striatal transplants correct the akinetic end-stage of Huntington's disease?" Neurodegeneration, 1996, Vol 5, Iss 2, pp 189-192. Address: C.V. Borlongan, Univ S Florida, Coll Med, Dept Surg, Div Neurol Surg, 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612 USA.

Brundin, P., Fricker, R.A., Nakoi, N. "Paucity of P-zones in striatal grafts prohibit commencement of clinical trials in Huntington's disease." Neuroscience, 1996, Vol. 71, no. 3, pp. 895-897

Brundin, Patrik and Klas Wictorin. "Neuronal transplantation in rat models of Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases." In Repairing the damaged nervous system. London : Saunders Scientific Publications/Academic Press, 1993. p. 383-459. Series: Seminars in the neurosciences, v. 5, issue 6. ISSN 1044-5765.

Dunnett, S.B.; Svendsen, C.N. "Huntington's disease: animal models and transplantation repair." Curr Opin Neurobiol, 1993 Oct; 3 (5): 790-6

Fiandaca, M.S.; Gash, D.M. "New insights and technologies in brain grafting." Clin Neurosurg, 1992; 39 482-508

Fisher, L.J.; Gage, F.H. "Intracerebral transplantation: basic and clinical applications to the neostriatum." FASEB J, 1994 May; 8 (8): 489-96

Freed, C.R., Breeze, R.E., Rosenberg, N.L., Schneck, S.A., Kriek, E.. Qi, J.X., Lone Zhang, Y.B., Snyder, J.A., Wells, T.H., et al., University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262. "Survival of implanted fetal dopamine cells and neurologic improvement 12 to 46 months after transplantation for Parkinson's disease." New England Journal of Medicine. 327(22):1549-55, 1992 Nov 26.

Hantraye, P.; Riche, D.; Maziere, M.; Isacson, O. "Intrastriatal transplantation of cross-species fetal striatal cells reduces abnormal movements in a primate model of Huntington disease." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 1992 May 1; 89 (9): 4187-91

Isacson, O.; Deacon, T.W.; Pakzaban, P.; Galpern, W.R.; Dinsmore, J.; Burns, L.H. "Transplanted xenogeneic neural cells in neurodegenerative disease models exhibit remarkable axonal target specificity and distinct growth patterns of glial and axonal fibres." Nat Med, 1995 Nov; 1 (11): 1189-94

Isacson, Ole, M.D.-Ph.D., "Fetal Nerve Cell Transplantation: Advances in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease." Available on the Internet at:

Isacson, Ole, M.D.-Ph.D., James M. Schumacher, M.D., Terrence W. Deacon, Ph.D, Nadia Haque, Ph.D., Stephen Tatter, M.D., Ph.D., Anna-Liisa Brownell, Ph.D., M., Lindsay Burns, Ph.D., Wendy R. Galpern, Paul Borghesani, Celeste LeBlanc, Amy Spiegel, Andrina Ngo. "Neural Systems: Dynamic Mechanisms Involved in CNS Regeneration and Degeneration." Available on the Internet at:

Koutouzis TK., Emerich DF., Borlongan CV., Freeman TB., Cahill DW., Sanberg PR., Department of Surgery, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa 33612. "Cell transplantation for central nervous system disorders." [Review] Critical Reviews in Neurobiology. 8(3):125-62, 1994.

Lindvall, O. "Neural transplantation." Cell Transplant, 1995 Jul-Aug; 4 (4): 393-400. Abstract available in Medline.

Lindvall, O. "Prospects of transplantation in human neurodegenerative diseases." Trends Neurosci, 1991 Aug; 14 (8): 376-84

Lindvall, O., Widner, H., Rehncrona, S., Brundin, P., Odin, P., Gustavii, B., Frackowiak, R., Leenders, K.L., Sawle, G., Rothwell, J.C., et al., Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden. "Transplantation of fetal dopamine neurons in Parkinson's disease: one-year clinical and neurophysiological observations in two patients with putaminal implants." Annals of Neurology. 31(2):155-65, 1992 Feb.

Madrazo I; Cuevas C; Castrejon H; Guizar-Sahagun G; Franco- Bourland RE; Ostrosky-Solis F; Aguilera M; Magallon E. "[The first homotopic fetal homograft of the striatum in the treatment of Huntington's disease]." Gaceta Medica de Mexico, 1993 Mar-Apr, 129(2):109-17. Language: Spanish. Abstract available in Medline.

Madrazo I; Franco-Bourland RE; Castrejon H; Cuevas C; Ostrosky- Solis F. "Fetal striatal homotransplantation for Huntington's disease: first two case reports." Neurological Research, 1995 Aug, 17(4):312-5. Abstract available in Medline.

Naimi, S.; Jeny, R.; Hantraye, P.; Peschanski, M.; Riche, D. "Ontogeny of human striatal DARPP-32 neurons in fetuses and following xenografting to the adult rat brain." Exp Neurol, 1996 Jan; 137 (1): 15-25

Oertel, Kupsch A., Klinikum Grosshadern, Neurological Unit, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munchen, FRG. "Neural transplantation, trophic factors and Parkinson's disease." [Review] Life Sciences. 55(25-26):2083-95, 1994.

Peschanski, M.; Cesaro, P.; Hantraye, P. "Rationale for intrastriatal grafting of striatal neuroblasts in patients with Huntington's disease." Neuroscience, 1995 Sep; 68 (2): 273-85

Peschanski, M.; Cesaro, P.; Hantraye, P. "What is needed versus what would be interesting to know before undertaking neural transplantation in patients with Huntington's disease." Neuroscience, 1996, Vol 71, Iss 3, pp 899-900. English. Address: M. Peschanski, Fac Med, Inserm U421, F-94010 Creteil, FRANCE

Pundt, L.L., Kondoh, T., Conrad, J.A., Low, W.C., "Transplantation of human fetal striatum into a rodent model of Huntington's disease ameliorates locomotor deficits." Neuroscience Research, 1996, Vol 24, Iss 4, pp 415-420. Address: W.C. Low, Univ Minnesota, Sch Med, Dept Neurosurg, Lions Res Bldg, 2001 6TH St Se, Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA. Abstract available in Current Contents.

Sanberg, P.R.; Koutouzis, T.K.; Freeman, T.B.; Cahill, D.W.; Norman, A.B. "Behavioral effects of fetal neural transplants: relevance to Huntington's disease." Brain Res Bull, 1993; 32 (5): 493-6

Sawle, G.V., Bloomfield, P.M., Bjorklund, A., Brooks, D.J., Brundin, P., Leenders, K.L., Lindvall, O., Marsden, C.D., Rehncrona, S., Widner, H., et al., Medical Research Council Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England. "Transplantation of fetal dopamine neurons in Parkinson's disease: PET [18F]6-L-fluorodopa studies in two patients with putaminal implants." Annals of Neurology. 31(2):166-73, 1992 Feb.

Shannon, K.M., Kordower, J.H., "Neural transplantation for Huntington's disease: Experimental rationale and recommendations for clinical trials." Cell Transplantation, 1996, Vol 5, Iss 2, pp 339-352. Address: J.H. Kordower, Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Med Ctr, Dept Neurol Sci, 2242 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60612 USA. Abstract available in Current Contents.

Spencer, D.D., Robbins, R.J., Naftolin, F., Marek, K.L., Vollmer, T., Leranth, C., Roth, R.H., Price, L.H., Gjedde, A., Bunney, B.S., et al., Neural Transplant Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. 06510. "Unilateral transplantation of human fetal mesencephalic tissue into the caudate nucleus of patients with Parkinson's disease." New England Journal of Medicine. 327(22):1541-8, 1992 Nov 26.

"Transplantation Workshop Update." From Hereditary Disease Foundation. Address:

Widner, H., Rehncrona S., Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden. "Transplantation and surgical treatment of parkinsonian syndromes." [Review] Current Opinion in Neurology & Neurosurgery. 6(3):344-9, 1993 Jun.

Widner, H., Tetrud, J., Rehncrona, S., Snow, B., Brundin, P., Gustavii, B., Bjorklund, A., Lindvall, O., Langston, J.W., Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden. "Bilateral fetal mesencephalic grafting in two patients with parkinsonism induced by 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP)." New England Journal of Medicine. 327(22):1556-63, 1992 Nov 26.

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Created: Jan. 18, 1997
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