Publications

  • Teng, Yang D., et al. “Functional recovery following traumatic spinal cord injury mediated by a unique polymer scaffold seeded with neural stem cells.”Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99.5 (2002): 3024-3029.
  • Pritchard, Christopher D., et al. “Establishing a model spinal cord injury in the African green monkey for the preclinical evaluation of biodegradable polymer scaffolds seeded with human neural stem cells.”Journal of neuroscience methods 188.2 (2010): 258-269.

Abstracts

  • Society for Neuroscience 46th annual conference
    • Simon Moore, Ph.D., Richard Layer, Ph.D., Artem Kutikov, Ph.D., Pamela Podell, Alex Aimetti, PhD., Thomas Ulich, M.D., James Guest, M.D., PhD., The Neuro-Spinal Scaffold promotes tissue remodeling, axonal sprouting, and Schwann cell myelination following acute spinal cord contusion injury in rats. Program No. 383.09. 2016 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2016. Online.
      [link to presentation PDF]
  • 2016 Working 2 Walk Science & Advocacy Symposium
    • Alex A. Aimetti, Ph.D., Translation of Biomaterial-based Therapies for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury: The Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ and Bioengineered Neural Trails™. 2016 Working 2 Walk Science & Advocacy Symposium; 2016 October 28-29, Minneapolis, MN.
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  • 2016 Symposium on Biomaterials Science
    • Alex A. Aimetti, Ph.D., Translation of Biomaterial-based Therapies for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury: The Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ and Bioengineered Neural Trails™. 2016 Symposium on Biomaterials Science; 2016 October 24-25, Iselin, NJ.
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  • 2016 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2016 Annual Meeting
    • Nicholas Theodore, M.D.; Kee Kim, M.D.; Patrick Hsieh, M.D.; Wilson Z Ray, M.D.; Maureen Barry, M.D.; Rick Layer, Ph.D.; Simon Moore, Ph.D.; Domagoj Coric, M.D.. High AIS Grade Conversion Rate Following Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Implantation in Acute Thoracic Complete AIS A Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): Potential Mechanisms. Presented at 2016 CNS Annual Meeting; 2016 September 24-28, San Diego, CA.
      [link to oral platform presentation]
    • Michael Fehlings, M.D., Ph.D.; Rick Layer, Ph.D.; Domagoj Coric, M.D.; Paul Arnold, M.D.;James  Guest, M.D., Ph.D.; Robert Heary, M.D.; Patrick Hsieh, M.D.; Arthur Jenkins, M.D.; Kee Kim, M.D.; Stuart Lee, M.D.; Lorianne Masuoka, M.D.; Kristin Neff, M.Sc.; Wilson Zachary Ray, M.D.; Thomas Ulich, M.D.; Nicholas Theodore, M.D..Clinical-Pathological Assessment of Severe (AIS A) Traumatic Acute Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury: Post-Durotomy/Myelotomy Observations from the INSPIRE Trial. Presented at 2016 CNS Annual Meeting; 2016 September 24-28, San Diego, CA.
      [link to late-breaking oral platform presentation]
    • Robert Heary, M.D.; Maureen Barry,M.D.; Domagoj Coric, M.D.; Kee Kim, M.D.; Patrick Hsieh, M.D.; Wilson Z Ray, M.D.; Nicholas Theodore, M.D..Neuroimaging Does Not Accurately Identify Intraparenchymal Cavities in the Spinal Cord Following AIS A Thoracic Spinal Cord Injuries. Presented at 2016 CNS Annual Meeting; 2016 September 24-28, San Diego, CA.
      [link to e-poster]
  • 55th International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Scientific Meeting
    • Kristin M. Neff, M.Sc., Clinical Trials Update for 2016 The INSPIRE Study: Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™. 55th International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 September 14-16, Vienna, Austria.
      [link to presentation PDF]
  • 34th Annual Symposium of the National Neurotrauma Society
    • Richard T. Layer, Ph.D.; Simon W. Moore, Ph.D.; Artem Kutikov, Ph.D.; Pamela Podell; Alex A. Aimetti, Ph.D.; Thomas R. Ulich, M.D.. Biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Promotes Neuropermissive Remodeled Tissue Following Spinal Contusion Injury in Rats. Presented at 34th Annual Symposium of the National Neurotrauma Society; 2016 June 26-29, Lexington, KY.
      [link to abstract PDF]
      [link to e-poster PDF]
  • 32nd Annual Meeting of the Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves – Spine Summit 2016
    • Nicholas Theodore, MD; Domagoj Coric, MD; Patrick Hsieh, MD; Kee Kim, MD. Neurologic Outcome following Implantation of a Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ into the Lesion Cavity in Acute Thoracic Complete Spinal Cord Injury: Results of a Pilot Study. Presented at Spine Summit 2016; 2016 March 16-19, Orlando, FL.
      [link to abstract PDF]
      [link to oral platform presentation PDF]
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2015 Annual Meeting
    • Lorianne Masuoka, MD; Kristin Neff; Thomas Ulich, MD; Alex Aimetti, PhD. Novel Surgical Procedure to Implant an Investigational Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Following Myelotomy for Treatment of Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Safety and Feasibility Study. Presented at 2015 CNS Annual Meeting; 2015 September 26-30, New Orleans, LA.
      [link to abstract PDF]
      [link to e-poster PDF]
  • 2015 Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) World Congress
    • Alex A. Aimetti, Ph.D.; Richard T. Layer, Ph.D.; Simon W. Moore, Ph.D.; Thomas R. Ulich, M.D.; Biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Preserves Macroscopic Spinal Cord Architecture and Allows For Neural Regeneration at the Epicenter of Spinal Cord Injury. Presented at 2015 Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society World Congress; 2015 September 9, Boston, MA.
      [link to abstract PDF]
      [link to e-poster PDF]
  • 17th Annual Spinal Research Meeting
    • Alex A. Aimetti, Ph.D.; James D. Guest, M.D., Ph.D.; Nicholas Theodore, M.D.; Domagoj Coric, M.D.; Lorianne Masuoka, M.D.; Simon W. Moore, Ph.D.; Richard T. Layer, Ph.D.; Thomas R. Ulich, M.D.. Benefits of Surgical Implantation of an Investigational Biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold in Various Animal Models of Acute Spinal Cord Contusion Injury: Clinical Translation. Presented at 17th Annual Spinal Research Meeting; 2015 September 4-5, London, UK.
      [link to abstract PDF]
      [link to e-poster PDF]
  • 2015 National Neurotrauma Society Symposium
    • Richard T. Layer; Alex A. Aimetti; Pamela Podell; Simon W. Moore; Thomas R. Ulich. Biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold Preserves Spinal Cord Architecture Following Spinal Contusion Injury in Rats. Presented at National Neurotrauma Society 2015 Symposium; 2015 June 28 – July 1, Santa Fe, NM.
      [link to e-Poster PDF]
  • 83rd American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting
    • James D. Guest, MD PhD; Christoph Hofstetter, MD, PhD; Alex Aimetti, PhD; Richard Layer, PhD; Jianwei Hou, MD, PhD; Simon Moore, PhD; Thomas Ulich, MD. Reduction of Intraparenchymal Pressure after Porcine Acute Spinal Cord Contusion Injury by Neuro-Spinal ScaffoldTM Implantation. Presented at 2015 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6, Washington, DC.
      [link to abstract PDF]
    • Alexander E. Ropper, MD; Randall Hlubek, MD; Jill Danielson, RN; Lou Vaickus, MD ; Kristin Neff; Thomas R. Ulich, MD; Nicholas Theodore, MD. First Human Implantation of a Polymer Scaffold for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Pilot Study for Safety and Feasibility. Presented at 2015 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting; 2015 May 2-6, Washington, DC.
      [link to abstract PDF]
  • 4th International Neural Regeneration Symposium
    • Richard T Layer, PhD. Development and Clinical Translation of Biomaterial Technologies for Spinal Cord Injury. Presented at: 4th International Neural Regeneration Symposium; 2014 Sep 6-8, Nanjing, China.
      [link to abstract PDF]