Auto-Immune Hepatitis Library

Progenitor cell expansion: an important source of hepatocyte regeneration in chronic hepatitis.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

J Hepatol. 2004 Dec;41(6):983-91. Progenitor cell expansion: an important source of hepatocyte regeneration in chronic hepatitis. Eleazar JA, Memeo L, Jhang JS, Mansukhani MM, Chin S, Park SM, Lefkowitch JH, Bhagat G. Source Department of Pathology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND/AIMS: Progenitor […]

Read More…

Stem cells and alopecia: a review of pathogenesis.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Br J Dermatol. 2012a Sep;167(3):479-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2012.11018.x. Epub 2012 Aug 8. Stem cells and alopecia: a review of pathogenesis. Al-Refu K. Source Faculty of Medicine, Internal Medicine Department, Mu’tah University, PO Box 5, Karak, Mu’tah 61710, Jordan. Abstract Recent work has focused on the hair follicle as the main source of multipotent stem cells in […]

Read More…

Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Cell Transplant. 2010 Aug 18; Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis. Authors: Chang JW, Hung SP, Wu HH, Wu WM, Yang AH, Tsai HL, Yang LY, Lee OK Msenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been shown to possess immuno-modulatory properties. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease which […]

Read More…

ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Bone Marrow Transplant. 2007 Mar;39(6):317-29 ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Authors: Statkute L, Verda L, Oyama Y, Traynor A, Villa M, Shook T, Clifton R, Jovanovic B, Satkus J, Loh Y, Quigley K, Yaung K, Gonda E, Krosnjar N, Spahovic […]

Read More…

Cell therapy for autoimmune diseases.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Arthritis Res Ther. 2007;9(2):206 Cell therapy for autoimmune diseases. Authors: Dazzi F, van Laar JM, Cope A, Tyndall A Cell therapy, pioneered for the treatment of malignancies in the form of bone marrow transplantation, has subsequently been tested and successfully employed in autoimmune diseases. Autologous haemopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has become a curative option […]

Read More…

Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation–an evolving treatment for severe autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, neurology and gastroenterology.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Hematology. 2007 Jun;12(3):179-91 Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation–an evolving treatment for severe autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, neurology and gastroenterology. Authors: Kapoor S, Wilson AG, Sharrack B, Lobo A, Akil M, Sun L, Dalley CD, Snowden JA The concept of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) to treat severe autoimmune diseases has been around for several […]

Read More…

The use of stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Braz J Med Biol Res. 2007 Dec;40(12):1579-97 The use of stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Authors: Rosa SB, Voltarelli JC, Chies JA, Pranke P Autoimmune diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of conditions commonly treated with anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressant and immunomodulating drugs, with satisfactory results in most cases. Nevertheless, some patients become resistant to […]

Read More…

Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for autoimmune diseases: an observational study on 12 years’ experience from the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Working Party on Autoimmune Diseases.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Haematologica. 2010 Feb;95(2):284-92 Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for autoimmune diseases: an observational study on 12 years’ experience from the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Working Party on Autoimmune Diseases. Authors: Farge D, Labopin M, Tyndall A, Fassas A, Mancardi GL, Van Laar J, Ouyang J, Kozak T, Moore J, Kötter I, Chesnel […]

Read More…

Technology Insight: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic rheumatic disease.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 2008 Apr;4(4):184-91 Technology Insight: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic rheumatic disease. Authors: Nikolov NP, Pavletic SZ Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) have the capacity for self-renewal and the potential to differentiate into all types of hematopoietic and immune system cells. These features have been successfully used to treat a multitude of […]

Read More…

Mesenchymal stem cells: Stem cell therapy perspectives for type 1 diabetes.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Diabetes Metab. 2009 Apr;35(2):85-93. Epub 2009 Feb 20. Mesenchymal stem cells: Stem cell therapy perspectives for type 1 diabetes. Vija L, Farge D, Gautier JF, Vexiau P, Dumitrache C, Bourgarit A, Verrecchia F, Larghero J. Source Inserm U697, Paris, France. Abstract Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent non-haematopoietic progenitor cells that are being explored as […]

Read More…