Ha Cheol Shin

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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are an active topic of research in regenerative medicine due to their ability to secrete a variety of growth factors and cytokines that promote healing of damaged tissues and organs. In addition, these secreted growth factors and cytokines have been shown to exert an autocrine effect by regulating MSC proliferation and(More)
The present study employed a combinatorial strategy using poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) scaffolds seeded with human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to promote cell survival, differentiation, and neurological function in a completely transected spinal cord injury (SCI) model. The SCI model was prepared by complete removal of a 2-mm length of spinal(More)
l-ascorbic acid 2-phosphate (Asc-2P) acts as an antioxidant and a stimulator of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) production. Previously, we reported that depletion of growth factors such as fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-2, epidermal growth factor (EGF), FGF-4 and HGF during serial passage could induce autophagy, senescence and down-regulation of stemness(More)
Although it has been reported that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) suppress tumor growth in vitro and in vivo, little is known about the underlying molecular mechanisms. We found that type I interferon is expressed in adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ASCs) cultured at high density, and ASCs and their conditioned medium (ASC-CM) suppress the growth of MCF-7(More)
Wilson's disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive disorder of copper metabolism with copper accumulation in the liver as well as in the central nervous system. Treatment of WD includes oral chelating agents and diet and it is effective. However, once irreversible damage has occurred, the effect of treatment is diminished and the patient's quality of life is(More)
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) secrete neurotrophic factors, and have been reported to improve functional outcomes in animal models of neurodegenerative diseases such as cerebral ischemia, stroke, spinal cord lesions, and Parkinson’s disease. Previously, we found that adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells (ASCs) cultured at high cell density(More)
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