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Mesenchymal Stromal Cells: Clinical Challenges and Therapeutic Opportunities.

08:00 EDT 1st June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Mesenchymal Stromal Cells: Clinical Challenges and Therapeutic Opportunities."

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) have been the subject of clinical trials for more than a generation, and the outcomes of advanced clinical trials have fallen short of expectations raised by encouraging pre-clinical animal data in a wide array of disease models. In this Perspective, important biological and pharmacological disparities in pre-clinical research and human translational studies are highlighted, and analyses of clinical trial failures and recent successes provide a rational pathway to MSC regulatory approval and deployment for disorders with unmet medical needs.

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Name: Cell stem cell
ISSN: 1875-9777
Pages: 824-833

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