Selected Papers


Gál L, Bellák T, Marton A, Fekécs Z, Weissman D, Török D, Biju R, Vizler C, Kristóf R, Beattie MB, Lin PJC, Nógrádi A, Pajer K.: Restoration of motor function through delayed Intraspinal delivery of human IL-10-encoding nucleoside-modified mRNA after spinal cord injury Research. 2023 Jan 11. doi: 10.34133/research.0056

Bellák T, Fekécs Z, Török D, Táncos Z, Nemes C, Tézsla Z, Gál L, Polgári S, Kobolák J, Dinnyés A, Pardi N, Nógrádi A, Pajer K.: Grafted human induced pluripotent stem cells improve the outcome of spinal cord injury: modulation of the lesion microenvironment. Sci. Rep. 2020 Dec 29. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79846-2

Simandi Z, Pajer K, Karolyi K, Sieler T, Jiang LL, Kolostyak Z, Sari Z, Fekecs Z, Pap A, Patsalos A, Contreras GA, Reho B, Papp Z, Guo X, Horvath A, Kiss G, Keresztessy Z, Vámosi G, Hickman J, Xu H, Dormann D, Hortobagyi T, Antal M, Nogradi A and Nagy L.: Arginine methyltransferase PRMT8 provides cellular stress tolerance in aging motoneurons.  2018 Jul 27. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3389-17.2018.

Gloviczki B, Török DG, Márton G, Gál L, Bodzay T, Pintér S, Nógrádi A.: Delayed spinal cord-brachial plexus reconnection after C7 ventral root avulsion: the effect of reinnervating motoneurons rescued by riluzole treatment. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Jun 28. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4754.

Pajer K, Nemes C, Berzsenyi S, Kovács KA, Pirity MK, Pajenda G, Nógrádi A, Dinnyés A.: Grafted murine induced pluripotent stem cells prevent death of injured rat motoneurons otherwise destined to die. Exp Neurol. 2015; 269:188-201.

Teuschl AH, Schuh C, Halbweis R, Pajer K, Márton G, Hopf R, Mosia S, Rünzler D, Redl H, Nógrádi A, Hausner T.: A new preparation method for anisotropic silk fibroin nerve guidance conduits and its evaluation in vitro in a rat sciatic nerve defect model. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2015; 21:945-57.

Pajer K, Feichtinger GA, Márton G, Sabitzer S, Klein D, Redl H, Nógrádi A.: Cytokine signaling by grafted neuroectodermal stem cells rescues motoneurons destined to die. Exp Neurol. 2014; 261:180-189.

Pajenda G, Hercher D, Márton G, Pajer K, Feichtinger GA, Maléth J, Redl H, Nógrádi A.: Spatiotemporally limited BDNF and GDNF overexpression rescues motoneurons destined to die and induces elongative axon growth. Exp Neurol. 2014; 261:367-76.

Pajenda G, Pajer K, Márton G, Hegyi P, Redl H, Nógrádi A.: Rescue of injured motoneurones by grafted neuroectodermal stem cells: effect of the location of graft. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2013; 31:263-74.

A Nógrádi, K Pajer, G Márton: The role of embryonic of embryonic motoneuron transplants to restore the lost motor function of the injured spinal cord.  Ann. Anatomy doi:10.1016/j.aanat.2011.04.001 2011

S Pintér, B Gloviczki, A Szabó, G Márton, A Nógrádi: Increased survival and reinnervation of cervical motoneurons by riluzole following avulsion of the C7 ventral root. J. Neurotrauma 27:2273-2282. 2010

G Márton, D Tombácz, JS Tóth, A Szabó, Z Boldogkői, Á Dénes, A Hornyák, A Nógrádi: Ex vivo infection of human embryonic spinal cord neurons prior to transplantation into adult mouse cord. BMC Neurosci 11:65. 2010

B Beirowski, A Nógrádi, E Babetto, G Garcia-Alias, MP Coleman: Mechanisms of axonal spheroid formation in central nervous system Wallerian degeneration. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 69:455-472. 2010

R Schmidhammer, A Nógrádi, A Szabó, H Redl, T Hausner, DG van der Nest, H Millesi: Synergistic motor nerve fiber transfer between different nerves through the use of end-to-side coaptation. Exp. Neurol. 217:388-394. 2009

R Adalbert, A Nógrádi, E Babetto, L Janeckova, SA Walker, M Kerschensteiner, T Misgeld, MP Coleman: Severely dystrophic axons at amyloid plaques remain continuous and connected to viable cell bodies. Brain. 2009

A. Nógrádi and A. Szabó: Transplantation of embryonic neurones to replace missing spinal motoneurones. Restor. Neurol. Neurosci., 26:215-223. 2008

A. Nógrádi, B. Hopp, T. Smausz, G. Kecskeméti, Zs. Bor, L. Kolozsvári, A. Szabó, A. Klini, C. Fotakis: Directed Cell Growth on Laser-Transferred 2D Biomaterial Matrices. The Open Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicin Journal, 1:1-7. 2008

B. Hopp, T. Smausz, B. Papdi, Zs. Bor, A. Szabó, L. Kolozsvári, C. Fotakis, A. Nógrádi: Laser-based techniques for living cell pattern formation. Appl. Phys. A, 93:45-49. DOI 10.1007/s00339-008-4648-2. 2008

A. Nógrádi, A. Szabó, S. Pintér, G. Vrbová: Delayed riluzole treatment is able to rescue injured rat spinal motoneurones. Neuroscience, 144:431-438. 2007

R. Adalbert, A. Nógrádi, A. Szabó, MP. Coleman: The slow Wallerian degeneration gene in vivo protects motor axons but not their cell bodies after avulsion and neonatal axotomy. Eur. J. Neurosci., 24:2163-2168. 2006

B. Hopp, T. Smausz, N. Kresz, N. Barna, Zs. Bor, L. Kolozsvári, DB. Chrisey, A. Szabó, A. Nógrádi: Survival and proliferation ability of various living cell types after laser-induced forward transfer. Tissue Engineering 11:1817-23. 2005

H.L. Low, A. Nógrádi, G. Vrbová, L. Greensmith: Axotomized motoneurons can be rescued from cell death by peripheral nerve grafts: The effect of donor age. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol.62:75-87. 2003

Z. Boldogköi, A. Nógrádi: Gene and cancer therapy – pseudorabies virus: A novel research and therapeutic tool? Curr. Gene Ther. 3:155-182. 2003

A. Nógrádi, F. Domoki, R. Dégi, S. Borda, M. Pákáski, A. Szabó, F. Bari: Up-regulation of cerebral carbonic anhydrase by anoxic stress in piglets. J. Neurochem. 85:843-850. 2003

L. Kolozsvári, A. Nógrádi, B. Hopp, Z. Bor: UV absorbance of the human cornea in the 240- to 400-nm range. Invest. Ophthal. Vis. Sci. 43:2165-2168. 2002

Z. Boldogköi, A. Szabó, G. Vrbová, A. Nógrádi: Pseudorabies-based gene delivery to rat embryonic spinal cord grafts. Human Gene Ther. 13:719-729. 2002

S. Horváth, Z. Kis, Z. Boldogköi, A. Nógrádi, J. Toldi: Oestrogen-dependent tracing in the rat CNS after pseudorabies virus infection. Eur. J. Neurosci. 15:937-943. 2002

A. Nógrádi and G. Vrbová: The effect of riluzole in rats on the survival of injured adult and grafted embryonic motoneurones. Eur. J. Neurosci. 13:113-118. 2001.

R Dégi, C Thore, F Bari, N Thrikawala, A Nógrádi, G Robins, F Domoki, TC Beasley, DW Busija: Ischemia increases prostagalandin H synthase-2 levels in retina and visual cortex in piglets. Graefe’s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 239:59-65. 200111


Books and Book Chapters


A. Nógrádi (ed): Transplantation of Neural Tissue into the Spinal Cord.
2nd edition; Springer (New York) – Landes Bioscience (Georgetown, Texas), 2006


  • Replacement of Specific Neuronal Populations in the Spinal Cord
    Antal Nógrádi
  • Encouraging Regeneration of Host Neurones: The Use of Peripheral Nerve Bridges, Glial Cells or Biomaterials
    Antal Nógrádi
  • Replacement of Specific Populations of Cells: Glial Cell Transplantation into the Spinal Cord
    Antal Nógrádi
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Spinal Cord
    Antal Nógrádi and Gerta Vrbová
  • Recovery of Lost Spinal Cord Function by Facilitating the Spinal Cord Circuits Below the Lesion
    Urszula Slawinska
  • Recovery of Function After Spinal Cord Injury
    Gavin Clowry and Urszula Slawinska
  • Encouraging Regeneration of Host Neurones: The Use of Peripheral Nerve Bridges, Glial Cells or Biomaterials
    Antal Nógrádi
  • Encouraging Regeneration of Host Neurones: Transplantation of Neural Tissues into the Injured Spinal Cord Grafts of Embryonic Neural Tissue
    Gerta Vrbová