Ethical clinical translation of stem cell interventions for neurologic disease.

@article{Cote2017EthicalCT,
  title={Ethical clinical translation of stem cell interventions for neurologic disease.},
  author={David J. Cote and Annelien L Bredenoord and Timothy R. S. Smith and Mario Ammirati and Jannick Brennum and Ivar Marcelo Mendez and Ahmed Sabry Ammar and Naci Balak and G M Bolles and Ignatius Ngene Esene and Tiit Mathiesen and Marike L D Broekman},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={322-328}
}
The application of stem cell transplants in clinical practice has increased in frequency in recent years. Many of the stem cell transplants in neurologic diseases, including stroke, Parkinson disease, spinal cord injury, and demyelinating diseases, are unproven-they have not been tested in prospective, controlled clinical trials and have not become accepted therapies. Stem cell transplant procedures currently being carried out have therapeutic aims, but are frequently experimental and… CONTINUE READING
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