Cell-based neurotrophin treatment supports long-term auditory neuron survival in the deaf guinea pig
Lisa N Gillespie, Mark P Zanin, Robert K Shepherd
JOURNAL OF CONTROLLED RELEASE | ELSEVIER | Published : 2015
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
The authors would like to extend thanks to: Dr Andrew Wise and Dr James Fallon for assistance with surgery and electrophysiology; Alison Neil and Nicole Critch for technical assistance; Amy Morley, Prudence Neilsen and Ceara McGowan for histological assistance; and Marilyn Geaney and Dr Stephen Skinner from Living Cell Technologies for cell encapsulation. This work was funded by the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (APP# 526901). The Bionics Institute acknowledges the support it receives from the Victorian Government through its Operational Infrastructure Support Program.