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MSC Therapy in Animal Models and in Regenerative Medicine for Human Diseases

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Part of the Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine book series (STEMCELL)

Abstract

The monograph concludes by describing the current status of animal experimentation and initial human trials using MSCs. It is clear that some partial effects have been achieved. However, many difficulties still exist and should be overcome to make MSC therapy an effective modality.

Keywords

Cell therapy Progenitor cell therapy Gene therapy MSC as a therapy modality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Molecular Cell BiologyWeizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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