Book Chapters


Geuna S, Haastert-Talini K, Navarro X. (2013): The nerve trunk in injury and during regeneration. In Dahlin L, Ada S, Leblebicioğlu G (eds): Current treatment of nerve injuries and disorders. Federation of European Societies for the Surgery of the Hand. Palme Publications


Gnavi S, Barwig C, Freier T, Haastert-Talini K, Grothe C, Geuna S              
Chapter 1: The Use of Chitosan-Based Scaffolds to Enhance Regeneration in the Nervous System
In: Int Rev Neurobiol. 2013;109C:1-62.


Shahar A., Ziv-Polat O., Margel S., Freier T. Developing a Customized Tissue-Engineered Implant for Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction: Role of Nanoparticles. Book Chapter no. 14, pp: 361-380 in "Medical Nanobiotechnology", Vol. 5, Bhupinder Singh, Sanjeev Puri, Swaranjit Singh Cameotra (Editors), ISBN No. 1-62699-055-7, "Nanobiomedicine” Book Series, Studium Press LLC, USA, Book Series- ISBN No. 1-62699-050-6 (2015





Review articles


Geuna S., Raimondo S., Fregnan F., Haastert-Talini K., Grothe C. (2015) In vitro models for peripheral nerve regeneration. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Aug 26. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13054. [Epub ahead of print] review


Navarro X. Functional evaluation of peripheral nerve regeneration and target reinnervation in animal models. A critical overview. Eur J Neurosci 2015 Jul 30. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13033. [Epub ahead of print]




Published abstracts


Haastert-Talini, K., Geuna, S., Dahlin, L.B., Salgado, A.S., Shahar, A.,Freier, T., Grothe, C., and the BIOHYBRID consortium. New chitosan-based scaffolds for peripheral nerve regeneration – pre clinical studies. 3rd International
Conference on Tissue Science & Regenerative Medicine, September 24th-26th, Valencia, Spain, J Tissue Sci Eng 2014; 5(3):35

Wrobel, S., Morano, M., Meyer, C., Shahar, A., Ziv, O., Haastert-Talini, K., Geuna, S., Grothe, C. Development of cell-enhanced chitosan scaffolds to overcome long gaps after peripheral nerve injury. Cytotherapy 2014, Vol. 16, Issue 4, Supplement, Page S102


Figueiredo L., Moura C., Pinto L.F.V., Ferreira F.C., Rodrigues A.  Processing and characterization of 3D dense chitosan pieces, for orthopedic applications, by adding plasticizers.  Procedia Engineering, 110, 175 – 182, 2015. 4th International Conference on Tissue Engineering, ICTE2015, An ECCOMAS Thematic Conference. doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.06.182





In preparation



Fregnan F., Ziv-Polat O., Morano M., Mandelbaum-Livnat M., Nissan M., Koren A., Biran T., Bitan Y., Reider E., Viano N.,  Rochkind S., Geuna S., Shahar A. Effect of local delivery of GDNF conjugated iron oxide nanoparticles on nerve regeneration along long chitosan nerve guides.

Gonzalez-Perez F, Cobianchi C, Heimann C, Phillips JB, Udina E, Navarro X. Stabilization, rolling and addition of other ECM proteins to collagen hydrogels improves regeneration in chitosan guides for long peripheral nerve gaps in rats. Submitted.

Rochkind S., Mandelbaum-Livnat M., Morano M., Raimondo S., Nissan M., Koren A., Biran T., Yifat Bitan, Reider E.,  Ziv-Polat O., Shahar A., Geuna S. Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction using Different Acetylation Chitosan Conduits Filled with NVR-Gel and Magnetic Fibrin Hydrogel.   

Serra S.C. et al., Effects of ACS Influence of Cell Passage Number Adipose Stem Cells Secretome and Its effect on CNS/PNS derived cells. Expected submission date: December 2015

Stenberg L, Hazer B., Suganuma S., Mårtensson L., Lindvall-Blom C., Dahlin L.B. Expression of HSP27 in Schwann cells and sensory neurons after nerve injury and repair.