Pandemic Swine Flu 2009
In Memoriam – Jonathan S. Allan, DVM (1952–2009)
Compiled by Dr. Michael E. Breimer, Transplant News Section Editor, and Transplant News *
Assessment of the potential risk of infection associated with Clostridium difficile from porcine xenografts
Production and characterization of transgenic pigs expressing porcine CTLA4-Ig
Pigs transgenic for human thrombomodulin have elevated production of activated protein C
Reference values of clinical chemistry and hematology parameters in rhesus monkeys ( Macaca mulatta )
Diabetic rats and mice are resistant to porcine and human insulin
Successful cross-breeding of cloned pigs expressing endo-β-galactosidase C and human decay accelerating factor
Transgenic expression of the human A20 gene in cloned pigs provides protection against apoptotic and inflammatory stimuli
Monitoring of porcine and baboon cytomegalovirus infection in xenotransplantation
Induction immunosuppression with T-cell depleting antibodies facilitates longterm insulin independence after islet allotransplantation in type 1 diabetes
Anchoring of growth factor to surfaceimmobilized heparin on pancreatic islets; implications for stimulating islet angiogenesis
Diabetogenic immunosuppression: effects of drugs commonly used in islet transplantation
Similar early complication rate in simultaneous pancreas and kidney (SPK) recipients on tacrolimus/MMF and tacrolimus/sirolimus immunosuppressive regimens
Minimal time for successful labeling of human pancreatic islets for MR imaging - preliminary data
GM-CSF and IL-6 induce tolerogenic myeloid-derived suppressor cells through C/EBPβ and allow long term islet allograft survival
Transgenic porcine embryonic xenografts as a treatment for Parkinson's disease in non-human primates
Pilot evaluation of GalTKO.hCD39 lungs in a xenogeneic pig lung perfusion model
First xenotransplantations of GAL KO, CD55, CD59, CD39, HT transgenic pig kidneys in baboons
Preliminary study in a life supporting pig to primate xenotransplantation model using GAL KO pigs transgenic for human CD39, CD55, CD59 and fucosyltransferase
Donor livers expressing human CD39 are less susceptible to ischemia reperfusion injury in a mouse liver transplant model
Mechanisms of in vitro xenogeneic IBMIR: involvement of classical and alternative pathways of complement activation
Improved method of human islet isolation for clinical transplantation using combination of clostridium histolyticum neutral protease [serva] and high proportion of intact c1 collagenase [Vitacyte],
Insulin independence following implantation of microencapsulated neonatal porcine islets into Type 1 diabetic humans
Positive contrast imaging of SPIO labeled pancreatic islets
Evaluation of synthetic polypeptide gel SPG-178 for cryoprotectant of pancreatic islets
Development of bioartificial pancreas
Self-assembling novel peptide gel SPG-178 is a useful tool for islet culture
Standardization of islet isolation outcome: a new automatic system to determine pancreatic islet viability
Repressing memory T cells activation induces islet allograft tolerance in alloantigen-primed mice
Cytomegalovirus induced immune activation; an important factor in islet graft failure
Islets-encapsulation with living cells for improvement of biocompatibility
Human islet transplantation: the state of the art
Islet transplantation in the rat. State of the art
Rock inhibitor Y-27632 prevents rat islets from apoptosis and maintains functional culture
BK virus infection in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients
Feasibility of alemtuzumab (Campath-1h) for lymphocyte depletion in a non-human primate model for xenotransplantation
Allogenic and xenogenic transplantation of IPS-derived osteoblast-like cells to treat bony defects
Bone regeneration in mice by xenotransplantation of hTERT-immortalized human mesenchymal stem cells
Effect of intrathymic inoculation combined with intravenous injection with MSCs on cardiac xenotransplantation
Effect of inducing immunotolerance by overexpression of HO-1 on cardiac xenotransplantation
Islet transplantation in the pig. The state of the art
First experiences with heterotopic thoracal pig-to-baboon heart transplantation
The in vitro protection of hDAF and hDAF/hHO-1 transgenes in porcine aortic endothelial cells against sera of formosan macaques
Xenotransplantation literature update