Current tissue engineering and novel therapeutic approaches to axonal regeneration following spinal cord injury using polymer scaffolds. Madigan NN, McMahon S, O'Brien T, Yaszemski MJ, Windebank AJ. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Nov 30;169(2):183-99. Epub 2009 Sep 6. PMID: 19737633
Effect of cyclosporin A on functional recovery in the spinal cord following contusion injury. McMahon SS, Albermann S, Rooney GE, Moran C, Hynes J, Garcia Y, Dockery P, O'Brien T, Windebank AJ, Barry FP. J Anat. 2009 Sep;215(3):267-79. Epub 2009 Jun 24. PMID: 19558472
Neurotrophic factor-expressing mesenchymal stem cells survive transplantation into the contused spinal cord without differentiating into neural cells. Rooney GE, McMahon SS, Ritter T, Garcia Y, Moran C, Madigan NN, Flügel A, Dockery P, O'Brien T, Howard L, Windebank AJ, Barry FP. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Oct;15(10):3049-59. PMID: 19335061
Gene-Modified Mesenchymal Stem Cells Express Functionally Active Nerve Growth Factor on an Engineered Poly Lactic Glycolic Acid (PLGA) Substrate. Rooney GE, Moran C, McMahon SS, Ritter T, Maenz M, Flügel A, Dockery P, O'Brien T, Howard L, Windebank AJ, Barry FP. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008 Apr 11.
Developmental potential of radial glia investigated by transplantation into the developing rat ventricular system in utero.
McMahon SS, McDermott KW. Exp Neurol. 2007 Jan;203(1):128-36..
A comparison of cell transplantation and retroviral gene transfection as tools to study lineage and differentiation in the rat spinal cord.
McMahon SS, McDermott KW. J Neurosci Methods. 2006 Apr 15;152(1-2):243-9.
Role of radial glia in cytogenesis, patterning and boundary formation in the developing spinal cord.
McDermott KW, Barry DS, McMahon SS. J Anat. 2005 Sep;207(3):241-50.
Estimation of nuclear volume as an indicator of maturation of glial precursor cells in the developing rat spinal cord: a stereological approach. McMahon SS, Dockery P, McDermott KW. J Anat. 2003 Sep;203(3):339-44.
Morphology and differentiation of radial glia in the developing rat spinal cord. McMahon SS, McDermott KW. J Comp Neurol. 2002 Dec 16;454(3):263-71.
Proliferation and migration of glial precursor cells in the developing rat spinal cord. McMahon SS, McDermott KW. J Neurocytol. 2001 Sep-Oct;30(9-10):821-8.