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Efficient expansion and dopaminergic differentiation of human fetal ventral midbrain neural stem cells by midbrain morphogens

Diogo Ribeiro, Rocio Laguna Goya, Geeta Ravindran, Romina Vuono, Clare L Parish, Claire Foldi, Tobias Piroth, Shanzheng Yang, Malin Parmar, Guido Nikkhah, Jens Hjerling-Leffler, Olle Lindvall, Roger A Barker, Ernest Arenas

Neurobiology of Disease | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2013


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Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank all members of the Arenas group for fruitful discussions, to Johny Soderlund and Pam Tyers for technical support and Alessandra Nani for secretarial assistance. This work was supported by grants from the Swedish Research Council (VR2008:2811, VR2008:3287 and DBRM), Karolinska Institutet, Parkinsonfonden, German Parkinson Foundation (dPV), National Health and Medical Research Council Australia (NHMRC) and the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme - HEALTH - Collaborative Projects: NeuroStemcell (European Consortium for Stem Cell Therapy in Neurodegenerative Diseases) and Transeuro (Contract no. 242003). DR was supported by the Foundation for Science and Technology from the Portuguese Government (SFRH/BD/24585/2005). CLP was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (NHMRC) CJ Martin training fellowship, an NHMRC career development award and a Viertel senior medical research fellowship, Australia.