Breakthroughs in cell therapy for heart disease: focus on cardiosphere-derived cells.

@article{Marbn2014BreakthroughsIC,
  title={Breakthroughs in cell therapy for heart disease: focus on cardiosphere-derived cells.},
  author={Eduardo Marb{\'a}n},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2014},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={850-8}
}
The clinical reality of cell therapy for heart disease dates back to the 1990 s, when autologous skeletal myoblasts were first transplanted into failing hearts during open-chest surgery. Since then, the focus has shifted to bone marrow-derived cells and, more recently, cells extracted from the heart itself. Although progress has been nonlinear and often disheartening, the field has nevertheless made remarkable progress. Six major breakthroughs are notable: (1) the establishment of safety with… CONTINUE READING
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