Human umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells protect mice brain after trauma.

@article{Zanier2011HumanUC,
  title={Human umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells protect mice brain after trauma.},
  author={Elisa Roncati Zanier and Mery Montinaro and Mariele Vigan{\`o} and Pia Villa and Stefano Fumagalli and Francesca Pischiutta and Luca G Longhi and Matteo Luigi Giuseppe Leoni and Paolo Rebulla and Nino Stocchetti and Lorenza Lazzari and Maria-Grazia De Simoni},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 11},
  pages={2501-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether human umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cells, a novel source of progenitors with multilineage potential: 1) decrease traumatic brain injury sequelae and restore brain function; 2) are able to survive and home to the lesioned region; and 3) induce relevant changes in the environment in which they are infused. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING