Learn More
Mobilization of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) is a promising strategy for tissue repair and regenerative medicine. The establishment of an appropriate animal model and clarification of the underlying mechanisms are beneficial to develop the mobilization regimens for therapeutic use. In this study, we therefore established a rat MSC mobilization model and(More)
The efficient commitment of a specialized cell type from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) without contamination from unknown substances is crucial to their use in clinical applications. Here, we propose that CD34+ progenitor cells, which retain hematopoietic and endothelial cell potential, could be efficiently obtained from iPSCs derived from human(More)
Donor cell leukemia after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation might provide a unique human model for our understanding of leukemogenesis in vivo. We hypothesized that the "2-genetic-hits model" may contribute to the "leukemization" of donor cells and first evaluated these genetic mutations that are implicated in the development of acute(More)
Antithymocyte globulin (ATG) has shown efficacy in preventing acute GVHD (aGVHD) in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT), but its efficacy in chronic GVHD (cGVHD) and long-term outcomes remains controversial. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate potential benefit and risk of prophylactic ATG use in myeloablative(More)
γδ T cells have been recognized as effectors with immunomodulatory functions in cellular immunity. These abilities enable them to interact with other immune cells, thus having the potential for treatment of various immune-mediated diseases with adoptive cell therapy. So far, the interactions between γδ T cell and other immune cells have not been well(More)
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a common complication after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Much of our knowledge regarding GVHD comes from experiments on the mouse hematopoietic system due to ethical and technical constraints. Thus, in vivo GVHD models of the human immune system are required. In this study, we report an effective(More)
  • 1