Journal article

Dopamine Receptor Antagonists Enhance Proliferation and Neurogenesis of Midbrain Lmx1a-expressing Progenitors

Eva Hedlund, Laure Belnoue, Spyridon Theofilopoulos, Carmen Salto, Chris Bye, Clare Parish, Qiaolin Deng, Banafsheh Kadkhodaei, Johan Ericson, Ernest Arenas, Thomas Perlmann, Andras Simon

Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


Awarded by Swedish Research Council (VR projects: DBRM)

Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank D Berg for exploratory experiments in the initial phase of this study. This work was funded by grants from the Swedish Research Council, AFA Insurances, Cancerfonden and the European Research Council to A.S. The European Union, Seventh Framework Programme (mdDANeurodev), Swedish Strategic Research Foundation and Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to T.P. The Swedish Research Council (VR projects: DBRM, 2008-2811, 2011-3116 and 2011-3318), Swedish Strategic Research Foundation (SRL program), European Commission (NeuroStemcell) and Karolinska Institutet (SFO Thematic Center in Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine) to E.A. Swedish Medical Research Council (2011-2651) and NEURO Sweden to E.H. L.B. was supported by a postdoc fellowship from Wenner-Gren Foundation, Sweden. C.P. was supported by a senior medical research fellowship from the Viertel charitable foundation, Australia. C.B. was supported by a Peter Doherty Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia. Human post mortem tissues were kindly received from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI; We would like to thank Shanzheng Yang for help with the microphotographs of the midbrain cultures (E.A.).