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Reversing Peripheral Nerve Dysfunction Using Functional Electrical Stimulation After Spina..
Long-Term Persistence of Tissue-Engineered Adipose Flaps in a Murine Model to 1 Year: An U..
Characterization And Optimisation Of Myomatrix: A Novel Extracellular Matrix Hydrogel From..
The role of biological extracellular matrix scaffolds in vascularized three-dimensional ti..
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Displaying the 48 most recent scholarly works by Aurora Messina.
The role of biological extracellular matrix scaffolds in vascularized three-dimensional tissue growth in vivo (vol 82B, pg 122, 2007)
Kevin J Cronin, Aurora Messina, Erik W Thompson, Wayne A Morrison, Geoffrey W Stevens, Kenneth R Knight
Journal article | 2008 | Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials
The influence of architecture on degradation and tissue ingrowth into three-dimensional poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) scaffolds in vitro and in vivo
Y Cao, G Mitchell, A Messina, L Price, E Thompson, A Penington, W Morrison, A O'Connor, G Stevens, J Cooper-White
Journal article | 2006 | Biomaterials
Optimising the cell source and biomaterials for the generation of vascularized adipose tissue in vivo
KR Knight, MW Findlay, KM Abberton, F Stillaert, A Ramakrishnan, E Keramidaris, M Hakelius, JL Kelly, A Fitzgerald, AJ Penington, PJ Simmons, A Messina, JJ Cooper-White, EW Thompson, WA Morrison
Conference Proceedings | 2004 | Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress
Increasing the Volume of Vascularized Tissue Formation in Engineered Constructs: An Experimental Study in Rats
Stefan OP Hofer, Katherine M Knight, Justin J Cooper-White, Andrea J O'Connor, Jilska M Perera, Rosalind Romeo-Meeuw, Anthony J Penington, Kenneth R Knight, Wayne A Morrison, Aurora Messina
Journal article | 2003 | Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The influence of extracellular matrix on the generation of vascularized, engineered, transplantable tissue
OCS Cassell, WA Morrison, A Messina, AJ Penington, EW Thompson, GW Stevens, JM Perera, HK Kleinman, JV Hurley, R Romeo, KR Knight
Journal article | 2001 | Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences
The role of mast cells in ischaemia-reperfusion injury in murine skeletal muscle.
B Lazarus, A Messina, JE Barker, JV Hurley, R Romeo, WA Morrison, KR Knight
Journal article | 2000 | Journal of Pathology
To determine the role of mast cells in ischaemia-reperfusion (IR) injury to skeletal muscle, W(f)/W(f) mast cell-deficient and the..
Anterograde transport of leukemia inhibitory factor within transected sciatic nerves.
TM Bennett, BJ Dowsing, L Austin, A Messina, NA Nicola, WA Morrison
Journal article | 1999 | Muscle & Nerve
Disappointing functional recovery following peripheral nerve repair can be improved by neurotrophic growth factors. Leukemia inhib..
Detection of jun but not fos protein during developmental cell death in sympathetic neurons.
A Messina, A Jaworowski, C Bell
Journal article | 1996 | Journal of Comparative Neurology
A large proportion of neurons die during normal development of the nervous system via an active process known as apoptosis. We cou..
Decreased developmental cell death in sympathetic and spinal sensory nervous systems of the Kyoto spontaneously hypertensive rat.
A Messina, JF Bertram, YS Bakhle, C Bell
Journal article | 1996 | Journal of Hypertension
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the hypotheses that Kyoto spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) possess more sympathetic neurons than do..
Morphometric and neurochemical changes in rat superior cervical ganglion during growth and adulthood.
A Messina, C Bell
Journal article | 1993 | Mechanisms of Ageing and Development
We have previously found in rat superior cervical ganglion that there is a fall in neuron numbers and in cellular neuropeptide Y (..
Neonatal nerve growth factor treatment alters the preganglionic innervation pattern of rat superior cervical ganglion.
IA Hendry, A Messina, C Bell
Journal article | 1992 | Neuroscience Letters
We treated rat pups with nerve growth factor (10 micrograms/animal/day s.c.) over postnatal days 1-7. Subsequent adult neuron numb..
In vitro effects of puromycin aminonucleoside on the ultrastructure of rat glomerular podocytes.
JF Bertram, A Messina, GB Ryan
Journal article | 1990 | Cell and Tissue Research
Puromycin aminonucleoside (PAN)-induced nephrosis in rats provides a model for studying the pathogenesis of severe proteinuric con..
Protamine sulphate-induced proteinuria: the roles of glomerular injury and depletion of polyanion.
A Messina, DJ Davies, GB Ryan
Journal article | 1989 | Journal of Pathology
It has been claimed that intrarenal injection of polycations results in proteinuria due to neutralization of glomerular basement m..
Correlation of the parameters of 24-hour growth hormone secretion with growth velocity in 93 children of varying height.
P Rochiccioli, A Messina, MT Tauber, C Enjaume
Journal article | 1989 | Hormone Research in Paediatrics
Growth velocity (cm/year) was studied in 93 prepubertal children of varying height and correlated with the parameters of 24-hour g..
Glomerular podocytes in cultured rat kidney slices. A qualitative and quantitative electron-microscopic study.
JF Bertram, A Messina, PC Dillane, GB Ryan
Journal article | 1989 | Cell and Tissue Research
The ultrastructure of rat glomerular epithelial cells (podocytes) in kidney slices in vitro was examined using qualitative and qua..
Intercellular spaces between macula densa cells: an ultrastructural study comparing high pressure perfusion fixation with in situ drip-fixation of rat kidney.
A Messina, D Alcorn, GB Ryan
Journal article | 1987 | Cell and Tissue Research
In situ drip-fixation of superficial glomeruli and tubules in the rat kidney verified the results obtained from high pressure perf..
Glomerular epithelial abnormalities associated with the onset of proteinuria in aminonucleoside nephrosis.
A Messina, DJ Davies, PC Dillane, GB Ryan
Journal article | 1987 | American Journal of Pathology
A sequential ultrastructural study has been made of glomerular podocytic epithelium before and after the onset of proteinuria indu..
Medicine - Royal Melbourne Hospital
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Melbourne
University of Melbourne