Risk factors in the development of stem cell therapy

  title={Risk factors in the development of stem cell therapy},
  author={Carla A. Herberts and Marcel S G Kwa and Harm P H Hermsen},
  booktitle={Journal of Translational Medicine},
Stem cell therapy holds the promise to treat degenerative diseases, cancer and repair of damaged tissues for which there are currently no or limited therapeutic options. The potential of stem cell therapies has long been recognised and the creation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) has boosted the stem cell field leading to increasing development and scientific knowledge. Despite the clinical potential of stem cell based medicinal products there are also potential and unanticipated risks… CONTINUE READING
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