A 34-year-old member asked:
can you tell me how is brittle bone disease being treated with stem cells?
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Dr. Robert Lowe answered
17 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Clinical trials: Mesenchymal stem cells which can be isolated from bone marrow and other tissues are being infused into patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (oi) to see if they can cause normal bone growth. Active clinical trial here: http://clinicaltrials.Gov/ct2/show/nct01061099?Cond=%22osteogenesis+imperfecta%22;rank=1 more general info here: http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/condition/osteogenesis-imperfecta.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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