An In Vitro Model of Developmental Synaptogenesis Using Cocultures of Human Neural Progenitors and Cochlear Explants
Bryony A Nayagam, Albert S Edge, Karina Needham, Tomoko Hyakumura, Jessie Leung, David AX Nayagam, Mirella Dottori
Stem Cells and Development | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2013
The authors would like to thank Dr. Aurore Brugeaud for her assistance teaching the early postnatal cochlear denervation dissection, and Ms. Ricki Minter and Ms Rachael Sheridan for their technical laboratory support. We also thank Professors David Ryugo, Ed Rubel, Remy Pujol, and Peter Thorne for helpful discussions regarding the interpretation of experimental data and Dr. Clare Parish for her collaboration and provision of reagents. We gratefully acknowledge financial support from the following organizations: the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation, the Friedreich Ataxia Research Association, the University of Melbourne: Departments of Otolaryngology, Pharmacology and the Centre for Neuroscience, and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.