Retraction Note: Purified umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cell treatment in a case of systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Christopher D. Phillips
  • Pornpatcharin Wongsaisri
  • Thein Htut
  • Terry Grossman
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Retraction Note

Retraction Note: Clin Trans Med (2017) 6: 31

The Editor-in-Chief is retracting this article [1] because the authors have not obtained consent to publish from the patient whose details are described in this case report. The article has been removed to protect the patient’s privacy. Terry Grossman has stated that he was not an author on this article. Christopher Phillips, Pornpatcharin Wongsaisri and Thein Htut did not reply to correspondence about this retraction.


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  1. 1.
    Phillips CD, Wongsaisri P, Htut T, Grossman T (2017) Purified umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cell treatment in a case of systemic lupus erythematosus. Clin Trans Med 6:31. CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher D. Phillips
    • 1
  • Pornpatcharin Wongsaisri
    • 2
  • Thein Htut
    • 2
  • Terry Grossman
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Phillips Neurological Institute, LLCLas MariasUSA
  2. 2.IntelliHealth Plus ClinicBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Grossman Wellness CenterGoldenUSA
  4. 4.Bumrungrad International HospitalBangkokThailand

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