Recent Publications OLD 2018-07-31T02:05:04+00:00


Real-time bioluminescence imaging of macroencapsulated fibroblasts reveals allograft protection in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).
Tarantal AF, Lee CC, Itkin-Ansari P.
Transplantation. 2009 Jul 15;88(1):38-41. PubMed PMID: 19584678.

Human beta-cell precursors mature into functional insulin-producing cells in an immunoisolation device: implications for diabetes cell therapies.

Lee SH, Hao E, Savinov AY, Geron I, Strongin AY, Itkin-Ansari P.
Transplantation. 2009 Apr 15;87(7):983-91. PubMed PMID: 19352116; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2715156.

Treatment of diabetic rats with encapsulated islets. J Cell Mol Med.

Sweet IR, Yanay O, Waldron L, Gilbert M, Fuller JM, Tupling T, Lernmark A, Osborne WR.
2008 Dec;12(6B):2644-50. Epub 2008 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 18373735.

Preimplantation of an immunoprotective device can lower the curative dose of islets to that of free islet transplantation: studies in a rodent model.

Sörenby AK, Kumagai-Braesch M, Sharma A, Hultenby KR, Wernerson AM, Tibell AB.
Transplantation. 2008 Jul 27;86(2):364-6. PubMed PMID: 18645504.

Treatment of osteoporosis with TheraCyte-encapsulated parathyroid cells: a study in a rat model.
Chou FF, Huang SC, Chen SS, Wang PW, Huang PH, Lu KY.
Osteoporos Int. 2006;17(6):936-41. Epub 2006 Apr 5. PubMed PMID: 16596462.


Soluble factor(s) from bone marrow cells can rescue lethally irradiated mice by protecting endogenous hematopoietic stem cells.

Zhao Y, Zhan Y, Burke KA, Anderson WF. (2005)

Exp Hematol. 2005 Apr;33(4):428-34.

Xenotransplantation of neonatal porcine liver cells.

Garkavenko O, Emerich DF, Muzina M, Muzina Z, Vasconcellos AV, Ferguson AB, Cooper IJ, Elliott RB. (2005)

Transplant Proc. 2005 Jan-Feb;37(1):477-80.

Transplantation of micro- and macroencapsulated piglet islets into mice and monkeys.

Elliott RB, Escobar L, Calafiore R, Basta G, Garkavenko O, Vasconcellos A, Bambra C. (2005)

Transplant Proc. 2005 Jan-Feb;37(1):466-9.

Cell-based gene therapy experiments in murine experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.

Louie KA, Weiner LP, Du1 J, Kochounian HH, Fling SP, Wei1 W and McMillan M. (2005)

Gene Therapy 2005, Jul;12, 1145-1153. (Featured Article)


Porcine endogenous retroviral nucleic acid in peripheral tissues is associated with migration of porcine cells post islet transplant.

Binette TM, Seeberger KL, Lyon JG, Rajotte RV, Korbutt GS. (2004)

Am. J. Transplant. 2004 Jul;4(7):1051-60.


Long-Term Erythropoietin Gene Expression from Transduced Cells in Bioisolator Devices

Ofer Yanay, Simon C. Barry, Lisa Y. Flint, Margaret Brzezinski, Randall W. Barton, And William R.A. Osborne

Human Gene Therapy, Vol 14, pages1587-1593 (November 20, 2003)


Retroviral packaging cells encapsulated in TheraCyte immunoisolation devices enable long-term in vivo gene delivery.

Anna Krupetsky, Zahida Parveen, Elena Marusich, Adrienne Goodrich, and Ralph Dornburg

Frontiers in Bioscience 8, a94-101, May 1, 2003


Survival of pancreatic islet xenografts in NOD mice with the TheraCyte device

Z. Yanga, M. Chena, L. B. Fialkowa, J. D. Elletta, R. Wua and J. L. Nadler

Transplantation Proceedings, Volume 34, Pages 3349-3350, 2002

Research Sponsored by The Islet Replacement Research Foundation


Survival of macroencapsulated allogeneic parathyroid tissue one year after transplantation in nonimmunosuppressed humans.

Tibell A, Rafael E, Wennberg L, Nordenstrom J, Bergstrom M, Geller RL, Loudovaris T, Johnson RC, Brauker JH, Neuenfeldt S, Wernerson A.

Cell Transplant 2001;10(7):591-9