Publications

Birge RB, Wadsworth S, Akakura R, Abeysinghe H, Kanojia R, MacIelag M, Desbarats J, Escalante M, Singh K, Sundarababu S, Parris K, Childs G, August A, Siekierka J, Weinstein DE. A role for Schwann cells in the neuroregenerative effects of a non-immunosuppressive FK506 derivative, jnj460. Neuroscience 124:351-66 (2004). PubMed Link

Kim JB, Zaehres H, Wu G, Gentile L, Ko K, Sebastiano V, Arauzo-Bravo MJ, Ruau D, Han DW, Zenke M, Scholer HR. Pluripotent stem cells induced from adult neural stem cells by reprogramming with two factors. Nature 454:646-50, 2008. PubMed Link

Parris K, Birge RB, Weinstein DE. Accelerated recovery of facial nerve function and anatomy in a model of Bell’s Palsy is mediated by the regenerative immunophilin ligands FK506 and GM284. International Journal of Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration, in press (2009).

Takahashi K, Tanabe K, Ohnuki M, Narita M, Ichisaka T, Tomoda K, Yamanaka S. Induction of pluripotent stem cells from adult human fibroblasts by defined factors. Cell 131:861-72 (2007). PubMed Link

Yu J, Vodyanik MA, Smuga-Otto K, Antosiewicz-Bourget J, Frane JL, Tian S, Nie J, Jonsdottir GA, Ruotti V, Stewart R, Slukvin II, Thomson JA. Induced pluripotent stem cell lines derived from human somatic cells. Science 318:1917-20 (2007). PubMed Link