Journal article

Intracerebral delivery of the M2 polarizing cytokine interleukin 13 using mesenchymal stem cell implants in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy in mice

Idrish Ali, Stephanie Aertgeerts, Debbie Le Blon, Daniele Bertoglio, Chloe Hoornaert, Peter Ponsaerts, Stefanie Dedeurwaerdere

Epilepsia | WILEY | Published : 2017


Awarded by Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)

Awarded by FWO fellowship

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO, grant numbers,, and G.A009.13N); the Queen Elisabeth Medical Foundation for Neurosciences; and the Belgian Charcot Foundation. Support was also granted from the University of Antwerp, ijzonder Onderzoeks Fonds (BOF), and Klein Project grant. Daniele Bertoglio and Chloe Hoornaert are supported by an FWO fellowship (11W2516N and 11N9316N). We would like to thank Ulicki Michal, Brice Ballet, Elisabeth Hens, and Leen Verbeeck for their help with immunohistochemistry and vEEG. Our gratitude also goes to A Van Eetveldt and K Szewczyk for their support in the performance of the experimental procedures.