publication . Conference object . 2014

MSC in clinics: Liver Transplantation

DETRY, Olivier;
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  • Published: 21 Mar 2014
  • Country: Belgium
For several years, mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) have been evaluated in vivo and in vitro for their immunomodulatory, anti-inflammatory, anti- ischemia-reperfusion injury and “tissue repair” properties. These characteristics could make them interesting in various clinical applications, and particularly in organ transplantation. Taking advantage of our centre expertise and experience concerning MSC use in graft-versus-host disease after bone marrow transplantation and using already functioning GMP-compliant laboratory able to produce clinical-grade MSC, we initiated in 2011 a first trial exploring safety and tolerability of third party MSC infusions after kidney o...
free text keywords: organ transplantation, : Surgery [Human health sciences], : Chirurgie [Sciences de la santé humaine]
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