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Are there stem cell transplantation therapy trials in the u.s.?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What is stem cell transplantation's status in the u.S. Now?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Used non-manipulated: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now.

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Last updated Feb 3, 2013

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