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Biology and clinical applications of stem cells for autoimmune and musculoskeletal disorders

Edited by Christian Jorgensen and Anthony Hollander

A cross-journal collection in Arthritis Research & Therapy and Stem Cell Research & Therapy.

This series of articles has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editors, with final decisions made by the Editors-in-Chief. The Series Editors and Editors-in-Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Content type: Review

    Current systemic therapies are rarely curative for patients with severe life-threatening forms of autoimmune diseases (ADs). During the past 15 years, autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has bee...

    Authors: Audrey Cras, Dominique Farge, Thierry Carmoi, Jean-Jacques Lataillade, Dan Dan Wang and Lingyun Sun

    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2015 17:301

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  2. Content type: Review

    The evolution of articular cartilage repair procedures has resulted in a variety of cell-based therapies that use both autologous and allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs). As these cells are increasingl...

    Authors: Lucienne A. Vonk, Tommy S. de Windt, Ineke C. M. Slaper-Cortenbach and Daniël B. F. Saris

    Citation: Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2015 6:94

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  3. Content type: Review

    Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are considered to be promising agents for the treatment of immunological disease. Although originally identified as precursor cells for mesenchymal lineages, in vitro studies have...

    Authors: Martin J Hoogduijn

    Citation: Arthritis Research & Therapy 2015 17:88

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