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Body Building: Recent Advances in Regenerative Medicine

Science Writers' Boot Camp
April 29, 2013

Resources

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Meet Our Regenerative Medicine Researchers

Robert Brodsky, Oncology and Hematology
On half-matched bone marrow transplants in sickle cell patients

Jeff Bulte, Institute for Cell Engineering
On tracking cells through their journey through the body

Linzhao Cheng, Institute for Cell Engineering
On making stem cells from a patient's blood sample

Jennifer Elisseeff, Biomedical Engineering and the Translational Tissue Engineering Center
On her work engineering tissues
On developing an artificial cornea

Warren Grayson, Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
On regenerating our own body parts

Gabsang Lee, Institute for Cell Engineering
On the potential of stem cell research for novel therapies

Jun Liu, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
On teaching an old dog new tricks -- using known drugs to treat new diseases

Erika Matunis, Cell Biology, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
On how a profound scientific question can be fodder for a life's work

Guo-li Ming, Institute for Cell Engineering
On how neurons make connections in the brain

Ronald Schnaar, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
On axon regeneration

Hongjun Song, Institute for Cell Engineering
On using stem cells in the brain to study mental disorders

Leslie Tung, Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
On studying the beating of heart cells in a dish

Elias Zambidis, Institute for Cell Engineering
On using stem cells to study cancer

Recent Publications from the Speakers

We've included links to the abstracts and sometimes the full text. To receive a PDF copy of any of the following manuscripts, please contact Vanessa McMains @ vmcmain1@jhmi.edu.

Gerald Brandacher

Robert Brodsky

Jeff Bulte

  • Neural progenitor cell survival in mouse brain can be improved by co-transplantation of helper cells expressing bFGF under doxycycline control Experimental Neurology
  • MRI-detectable pH nanosensors incorporated into hydrogels for in vivo sensing of transplanted-cell viability Nature Materials

Mark Donowitz

  • Calmodulin Kinase II Constitutively Binds, Phosphorylates, and Inhibits Brush Border Na+/H+ Exchanger 3 (NHE3) by a NHERF2 Protein-dependent Process Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • Translational Approaches for Pharmacotherapy Development for Acute Diarrhea Gastroenterology

Gary Gerstenblith

  • Comparison of Allogeneic vs Autologous Bone Marrow–Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Delivered by Transendocardial Injection in Patients With Ischemic Cardiomyopathy JAMA

Warren Grayson

  • Cystamine-terminated poly(beta-amino ester)s for siRNA delivery to human mesenchymal stem cells and enhancement of osteogenic differentiation Biomaterials
  • Vascular Morphogenesis of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells is Mediated by Heterotypic Cell-Cell Interactions Tissue Engineering Part A

Jun Liu

Erika Matunis

  • Recent advances in Drosophila male germline stem cell biology Spermatogenesis
  • The Drosophila BCL6 homolog ken and barbie promotes somatic stem cell self-renewal in the testis niche Developmental Biology

Guo-li Ming

  • Secreted Frizzled-Related Protein 3 Regulates Activity-Dependent Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis Cell Stem Cell
  • Neuronal circuitry mechanism regulating adult quiescent neural stem cell fate decision Nature

Ronald Schnaar

  • Sialidase, Chondroitinase ABC, and Combination Therapy after Spinal Cord Contusion Injury Journal of Neurotrauma
     

Johns Hopkins Medicine Regenerative Medicine Stories by Topic

Autoimmune Disease

Blood

Brain

Cancer

Cardiovascular

Digestive System

Joints

Muscle

Neurons

Senses

Stem Cells

Transplant

Program to Body Building: Recent Advancements in Regenerative Medicine

Welcome and Introduction by Stephen Desiderio Talk

Just the Basics, Ma’am

Tantalizing testis: The colorful world of fruit fly stem cells by Erika Matunis Talk Part I Talk Part II Talk Part III Talk Part IV

Anti-angiogenesis drugs: How blocking blood vessel growth promotes regeneration by Jun Liu Talk Part I Talk Part II Talk Part III Talk Part IV Slides

It’s Alive! Building Tissue from Scratch

Organoid-in-a-dish mimics small intestine by Mark Donowitz Talk Part I Talk Part II

Building Bone in Bioreactors by Warren Grayson Talk Part I Talk Part II

Do I Make You Nervous?

Stimulating the brain’s stem cells by Guo-li Ming Talk Part I Talk Part II Slides

Repairing spinal cord nerves by Ronald Schnaar Slides

Where Have All the Stem Cells Gone?

Tracking transplanted stem cells by Jeff Bulte Talk Part I Talk Part II Slides

Stem cell implants to repair damaged hearts by Gary Gerstenblith Talk Part I Talk Part II Slides

Once Science Fiction, Now Reality

Half-matched transplants for sickle-cell patients by Robert Brodsky Talk Part I Talk Part II Talk Part IIISlides

Upper extremity transplants without severe immunosuppression Talk Part I Talk Part II

 
 
 
 
 
 

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