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Karen A. Westerman, PhD

Publications

  • Westerman KA, Penvose A, Yang Z, Allen PD, Vacanti CA.Adult muscle 'stem' cells can be sustained in culture as free-floating myospheres.Exp Cell Res. 2010 Jul 15;316(12):1966-76.
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  • Westerman KA, Ao Z, Cohen EA, Leboulch P.Design of a trans protease lentiviral packaging system that produces high titer virus.Retrovirology. 2007 Dec 28;4(1):96.
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  • Totsugawa T, Yong C, Rivas-Carrillo JD, Soto-Gutierrez A, Navarro-Alvarez N, Noguchi H, Okitsu T, Westerman KA, Kohara M, Reth M, Tanaka N, Leboulch P, Kobayashi N.Survival of liver failure pigs by transplantation of reversibly immortalized human hepatocytes with Tamoxifen-mediated self-recombination>.J Hepatol. 2007 Jul;47(1):74-82.
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  • Kong T, Westerman KA, Faigle M, Eltzschig HK, Colgan SP.HIF-dependent induction of adenosine A2B receptor in hypoxia.FASEB J. 2006 Nov;20(13):2242-50.
    17077301
  • Wazen RM, Moffatt P, Zalzal SF, Daniel NG, Westerman KA, Nanci A.Local gene transfer to calcified tissue cells using prolonged infusion of a lentiviral vector.Gene Ther. 2006 Nov;13(22):1595-602.
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  • Eltzschig HK, Abdulla P, Hoffman E, Hamilton KE, Daniels D, Schönfeld C, Löffler M, Reyes G, Duszenko M, Karhausen J, Robinson A, Westerman KA, Coe IR, Colgan SP.HIF-1-dependent repression of equilibrative nucleoside transporter (ENT) in hypoxia.J Exp Med. 2005 Dec 5;202(11):1493-505.
    16330813
  • Imren S, Fabry ME, Westerman KA, Pawliuk R, Tang P, Rosten PM, Nagel RL, Leboulch P, Eaves CJ, Humphries RK.High-level beta-globin expression and preferred intragenic integration after lentiviral transduction of human cord blood stem cells.J Clin Invest. 2004 Oct;114(7):953-62.
    15467834
  • Imren S, Payen E, Westerman KA, Pawliuk R, Fabry ME, Eaves CJ, Cavilla B, Wadsworth LD, Beuzard Y, Bouhassira EE, Russell R, London IM, Nagel RL, Leboulch P, Humphries RK.Permanent and panerythroid correction of murine beta thalassemia by multiple lentiviral integration in hematopoietic stem cells.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Oct 29;99(22):14380-5.
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  • Pawliuk R, Westerman KA, Fabry ME, Payen E, Tighe R, Bouhassira EE, Acharya SA, Ellis J, London IM, Eaves CJ, Humphries RK, Beuzard Y, Nagel RL, Leboulch P.Correction of sickle cell disease in transgenic mouse models by gene therapy.Science. 2001 Dec 14;294(5550):2368-71.
    11743206
  • Kobayashi N, Fujiwara T, Westerman KA, Inoue Y, Sakaguchi M, Noguchi H, Miyazaki M, Cai J, Tanaka N, Fox IJ, Leboulch P.Prevention of acute liver failure in rats with reversibly immortalized human hepatocytes.Science. 2000 Feb 18;287(5456):1258-62.
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