Concise Review: Bone Marrow for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury: Mechanisms and Clinical Applications

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Wright, Karina T; Masri, Wagih El; Osman, Aheed; Chowdhury, Joy; Johnson, William E B;
  • Publisher: Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
  • Journal: Stem Cells (Dayton, Ohio),volume 29,issue 2,pages169-178 (issn: 1066-5099, eissn: 1549-4918)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/stem.570, pmc: PMC3083520
  • Subject: Spinal cord injury | Concise Reviews | Cell transplantation | Clinical translations and clinical trials | Adult human bone marrow | R1

Transplantation of bone marrow stem cells into spinal cord lesions enhances axonal regeneration and promotes functional recovery in animal studies. There are two types of adult bone marrow stem cell; hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Th... View more
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