Journal article

Functional 3D Neural Mini-Tissues from Printed Gel-Based Bioink and Human Neural Stem Cells

Qi Gu, Eva Tomaskovic-Crook, Rodrigo Lozano, Yu Chen, Robert M Kapsa, Qi Zhou, Gordon G Wallace, Jeremy M Crook

Advanced Healthcare Materials | WILEY | Published : 2016

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence Scheme


Awarded by ARC through an ARC Laureate Fellowship


Awarded by National Basic Research Program of China


Funding Acknowledgements

J.M.C., G.G.W., Q.Z., and R.K. conceived the study. J.M.C., Q.G., and E.T.C. planned and/or executed experiments. R.L. and Y.C. provided technical support and guidance with data interpretation for diffusion studies and SEM, respectively. J.M.C. wrote the paper with contributions from Q.G. and E.T.C. All authors commented on the paper. J.M.C. and G.G.W. supervised all aspects of the work. The authors wish to acknowledge funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence Scheme (CE140100012), the use of facilities at the University of Wollongong Electron Microscopy Centre, support of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF)-Materials Node, and assistance provided by Dr. Johnson Chung with bioink and gel characterization, Dr. Xiao Liu and Dr. Zhilian Yue with bioprinting, Mr. Aaron Waters with COMSOL modeling, and Dr. Kerry Gilmore for critically reviewing the paper. Prof. Gordon Wallace acknowledges the support of the ARC through an ARC Laureate Fellowship (FL110100196), and Mr. Rodrigo Lozano acknowledges the support of the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT, Mexico). Professor Qi Zhou acknowledges the support of the National Basic Research Program of China (2012CBA01300). The acknowledgements section of this article was changed on 22.06.2016.