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Tannemaat, M.R., Boer, G.J., Eggers, R., Malessy, M.J., Verhaagen, J., From microsurgery to nanosurgery: how viral vectors may help repair the peripheral nerve, Prog Brain Res. 175, 173-186 (2009)

Eggers, R., Hendriks, W.T., Tannemaat, M.R., van Heerikhuize, J.J., Pool, C.W., Carlstedt, T.P., Zaldumbide, A.T., Hoeben, R.C., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Neuroregenerative effects of reimplantation of genetically modified roots in a rat model for ventral spinal nerve avulsion, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, 39, 105-117 (2008)
Tannemaat, M.R., Eggers, R., Hendriks, W.T., de Ruiter, G.C., van Heerikhuize, J.J., Pool, C.W., Malessy, M.J., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Differential effects of lentiviral vector-mediated overexpression of nerve growth factor and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor on regenerating sensory and motor axons in the transected peripheral nerve, Eur. J. Neurosci. 28 (2008) 1467-1479

Boer, G.J., Neurotransplantation and gene transfer. In Merkel, R., Boer, G., Fegert, J., Galert, T., Hartmann, D., Nuttin, B., Rosahl, S. (Eds.), Intervening in the brain, changing psyche and society, Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment, Vol 29, Springer Verlag, Berkin Heidelberg (2007)
Boer, G.J.
, Gene transfer for central nervous system regeneration, Proceedings Educational Program ESGT 2007 “Neuro-Skeleto-Muscular Diseases” (2007) 99-111
Hendriks, W.T.J., Eggers, R., Verhaagen, J., Boer, G.J., Gene Transfer to the Spinal Cord Neural Scar with Lentiviral Vectors: Predominant Transgene Expression in Astrocytes but Not in Meningeal Cells, J. Neuroscience Res. 85, 3041–3052 (2007)
Tannemaat , M., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Malessy, M., Genetic modification of human sural nerve segments by a lentiviral vector encoding nerve growth factor, Neurosurgery 61, 1286–1296(2007)
Hendriks, W.T.J., Eggers, R., Carlstedt, T.P., Zaldumbide, A., Tannemaat, M.R., Hoeben, R.C., Boer. G.J., Verhaagen, J., Lentiviral vector-mediated reporter gene expression in avulsed spinal ventral root is short-term, but is prolonged using an immune “stealth” transgene. Rest. Neurol. Neuroscience 25, 585-599 (2007)
Tannemaat, M. R., Korecka J., Ehlert, E.M.E., Mason, M.R.J., van Duinen, S.G., Boer, G.J., Malessy. M.A.J., Verhaagen, J., Human neuroma contains increased levels of semaphorin 3A, which surrounds nerve fibres and reduces neurite extension in vitro, J. Neuroscience, 27, 14260–64 (2007)

Hendriks, W.T.J., Eggers, R., Ruitenberg, M.J.,Blits, B., Hamers, F.T.P., Verhaagen, J., Boer, G.J., Profound Differences in Spontaneous Long-Term Functional Recovery after Defined Spinal Tract Lesions in the Rat, J. Neurotrauma 23, 18-35 (2006)
Ruitenberg, M.J., Hendriks, W.J.T., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Gene therapy for spinal cord injury. In: Gene therapy in the central nervous system, eds. Kaplitt, M.G. and During, M. (2006) 273-288
Oudega, M., Blits, B., Verhaagen J., Boer, G.J., Introduction: experimental strategies to repair the injured spinal cord, J. Neurotrauma 23, 261-262 (2006)

Hendriks, W.T.J., Ruitenberg, M.J., Blits, B., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Viral vector-mediated gene transfer of neurotrophins to promote regeneration of the injured spinal cord, Progress Brain Research 146, 451-476 (2004)
Blits, B, Carlstedt, T.P., Ruitenberg, M.J., De Winter, F, Hermens, W.T.J.M.C., Dijkhuizen, P.A., Claasens, J.W.C., Eggers, R., Van der Sluis, R, Tenenbaum, L., Boer G.J., Verhaagen, J., Rescue and sprouting of motoneurons following ventral root avulsion and reimplantation combined with intrspinal adeno-associated viral vector-mediated expression of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor and brain-derived neurotrophic factor, Exp. Neurol. 189, 303-316 (2004)

Blits, B., Oudega, M,. Boer, G.J., Bartlett Bunge, M., Verhaagen, J., Adeno-associated viral vector-mediated neurotrophin gene transfer in the injured adult rat spinal cord improves hind-limb function, Neuroscience 118, 271-281 (2003)
Ruitenberg, M.J., Plant, G.W., Hamers, F.P.T., Wortel, J., Blits, B., Dijkhuizen, P.A., Gispen, W.-H., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Ex vivo adenoviral vector-mediated neurotrophin gene transfer to olfactory ensheating glia: effects on rubrospinal tract regeneration, lesion size, and functional recovery after implantation in the injured rat spinal cord, J. Neuroscience 23, 7045-7058 (2003)

Ruitenberg, M.J., Plant, G.W., Christensen, C.L., Blits, B.,Niclou, S.P., Harvey, A.R., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Viral vector-mediated gene expression in olfactory ensheating glia implants in the lesioned rat spinal cord, Gene Therapy 9, 135-146 (2002)
Blits, B., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Pharmacological, cell and gene therapy strategies to promote spinal cord regeneration, Cell Transplantation 11, 593-613 (2002)
Ruitenberg, M.J., Eggers, R, Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Adeno-associated viral vectors as agents for gene delivery application in disorders and trauma of the central nervous system, Methods 28,  182-194 (2002)

Blits, B., Dijkhuizen, P.A., Hermens, T.J.M.C., Van Esseveldt, K.E., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., The use of adenoviral vectors and ex vivo transduced neurotransplants: towards promotion of neuroregeneration, Cell Transplant. 9, 169-178 (2000)
Blits, B., Dijkhuizen, P.A., Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Intercostal nerve implants transduced with an adenoviral vector encoding neurotrophin-3 promote regrowth of ijured rat corticospinal tract fibers and improves hindlimb function, Exp. Neurol. 164, 25-37 (2000)

Blits, B., Dijkhuizen, P.A., Carlstedt, T.P., Poldervaart, H., Schiemanck, S, Boer, G.J., Verhaagen, J., Adenoviral vector-mediated expression of a foreign gene in peripheral nerve tissue bridges implanted in the injured perpiheral and central nervous system, Exp. Neurol. 160, 256-267 (1999)

Edwards, P.M., Kuiters, R.R.F., Boer, G.J. and Gispen, W.H., Recovery from peripheral nerve transection is accelerated by local application of alpha MSH by means of microporous Accurel(R) polypropylene tubes. J. Neurol. Sci. 74, 171-176 (1986)