Aboody KS, Najbauer J, Metz MZ, D’Apuzzo M, Gutova M, Annala AJ, Synold TW, Couture LA, Blanchard S, Moats RA, Garcia E, Aramburo S, Valenzuela V, Frank RT, Barish ME, Kim SU, Badie B, Portnow J: Neural stem cell-mediated enzyme-prodrug therapy for glioma: preclinical studies. Sci Trans
Med 2013 May 8;5(184):184ra59. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3005365.

Aboody KS, Najbauer J, Schmidt NO, Yang W, Przylecki W, Wu, JK, Zhuge Y, Carroll R, Black PM, Perides G: Targeting of melanoma brain metastases using engineered NSPCs. Neuro-Oncol 2006 Apr;8(2):119-26.

Aboody KS, Brown A, Rainov NG, Bower KA, Liu S, Yang W, Small JE, Herrlinger U, Ourednik V, Black PM, Breakefield XO and Snyder EY: From the Cover: Neural stem cells display extensive tropism for pathology in adult brain: Evidence from intracranial gliomas. PNAS (+ commentary) 2000 Nov 7;97(23):12846-51. Erratum in: Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2001 Jan 16;98(2):777.

Metz MZ*, Gutova M*, Lacey SF, Abramyants Y, Vo T, Gilchrist M, Tirughana R, Ghoda LY, Barish ME, Brown CE, Najbauer J, Potter PM, Portnow, J, Synold TW, and Aboody KS: Neural stem cell- mediated delivery of irinotecan-activating carboxylesterases to glioma: Implications for clinical use. Stem Cells Transl Med 2013 Dec;2(12):983-92.

Zhao D, Najbauer J, Annala AJ, Garcia E, Metz MZ, Gutova M, Polewski MD, Gilchrist M, Glackin C, Kim SU, and Aboody KS: Human neural stem cell tropism to metastatic breast cancer. Stem Cells 2012 Feb;30(2):314-25.

Aboody KS, Najbauer J, Danks MK: Stem and progenitor cell-mediated tumor selective gene therapy (Review). Gene Therapy 2008 15: 739-752.

Danks MK, Yoon KJ, Bush RA, Remack JS, Wierdl M, Tsurkan L, Kim SU, Garcia E, Metz M, Najbauer J, Potter PM, Aboody KS: Tumor-targeted enzyme/prodrug therapy mediates long-term disease-free survival of mice bearing disseminated neuroblastoma. Cancer Res 2007 Jan 1;67(1):22-5.

Aboody KS, Bush RA, Garcia E, Metz MZ, Najbauer J, Justus KA, Phelps DA, Remack JS, Yoon, KJ, Gillespie S, Kim SU, Glackin CA, Potter PM, Danks MK: Development of a Tumor-selective Approach to Treat Metastatic Cancer. PLoS One 2006 Dec 20;1:e23. Commentaries in Nature Clinical Practice 4:270-271, 2007, and on line in: PLoS Medicine (E:12,e482), Jan8, 2007, Jan 8 2007, and Jan4, 2007.

Morshed RA, Gutova M, Juliano J, Barish ME, Hawkins-Daarud A, Oganesyan D, Khankaldyyan V, Yang T, Annala A, Ahmed AU, Aboody KS, Swanson KR, Moats RA, Lesniak MS. Analysis of glioblastoma tumor coverage by oncolytic virus-loaded neural stem cells using MRI-based tracking and histological reconstruction.Cancer Gene Ther. 2015 Jan;22(1):55-61.

Tobias AL, Bart T, Auffinger B, Rincon E, Balyasnikova IV, Kim CK, Han Y, Zhang L, Aboody KS, Ahmed AU, Lesniak MS: The timing of neural stem cell based virotherapy is critical for optimal therapeutic efficacy when applied with radiation and chemotherapy for the treatment of glioblastoma. Stem Cells Trans Med 2013 Sep;2(9):655-66. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2013-0039.

Ahmed AU, Thaci B, Tobias AL, Auffinger B, Zhang L, Cheng Y, Kim CK, Yunis C, Han Y, Alexiades NG, Fan X, Aboody KS and Lesniak M: Pre-clinical Evaluation of Neural Stem Cell-Based Cell Carrier for Targeted Anti-Glioma Oncolytic Virotherapy. J Natl Canc Inst 2013 Jul 3;105(13):968-77.

Thaci B, Ahmed AU, Ulasov IV, Tobias AL, Han Y, Aboody KS, Lesniak MS: Pharmacokinetic study of neural stem cell-based cell carrier for oncolytic virotherapy: targeted delivery of the therapeutic payload in an orthotopic brain tumor model. Cancer Gene Ther 2012 Jun;19(6):431-42.

Mooney R, Roma L, Zhao D, Van Haute D, Garcia E, Kim SU, Annala A, Aboody KS* and Berlin J* (*PIs contributed equally): Neural stem cell-mediated delivery of gold nanorods improves intratumoral photothermal therapy. ACS Nano 2014 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Mooney R, Weng Y, Garcia E, Bhojane S, Smith-Powell L, Annala A, Aboody KS and Berlin J: Conjugation of pH-responsive nanoparticles to neural stem cells improves intratumoral therapy. J Control Release 2014 Oct 10;191:82-9.

Mooney R, Weng Y, Tirughana-Sambandan R, Garcia E, Valenzuela V, Aramburo S, Annala AJ, Berlin JM*and Aboody KS* (*PIs contributed equally): Neural stem cells improve intracranial nanoparticle retention and tumour-selective distribution. Future Oncol 2014 Feb;10(3):401-15.

Schnarr K, Mooney R, Weng Y, Zhao D, Garcia E, Armstrong B, Annala AJ, Kim SU, Aboody KS* and Berlin J* (*PIs contributed equally): From the Cover: Gold nanoparticle-loaded neural stem cells for photothermal ablation of cancer. Adv Healthc Mater 2013 Jul;2(7):976-82.