MSC safety

Review of Centeno MSC safety paper: without controls, conclusions muted

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The number of people around the world being injected with stem cells every day has never been higher and the heterogeneous group of medical providers doing these procedures is also at or near its highest level ever. The cells used are also highly variable as are the procedures themselves, but most of these cells fall under the …

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My take on the much-touted ‘SafeCell’ paper on adult stem cell safety: encouraging, but some important reservations

The so-called “SafeCell” paper from the journal PLoS One is one that a number of advocates of deregulation of the stem cell industry often have mentioned to me: Safety of Cell Therapy with Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (SafeCell): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials  I have read this paper and have some thoughts on it. As …

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