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The work was presented July 19 at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Vancouver.
"Researchers have suspected that MDS is a stem cell disease and now we finally have proof," said co-senior author Amit Verma, M.B.B.S. Dr. Verman is associate professor of medicine and developmental and molecular biology at Einstein and a physician at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care.
PBC is a chronic, progressive disease that affects one in 1,000 women over the age of 40.
Cell therapies are traditionally delivered through intravenous (IV) injections for systemic effect.
The Neo-Urinary Conduit™ combines a patient's own cells and a bio-absorbable scaffold to regenerate a native-like urinary tissue conduit, transporting urine through a hole in the abdomen into a standard ostomy bag.
Prochymal is an intravenous formulation of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) derived from the bone marrow of healthy adult donors.
The general objective of the trials is to test the efficiency of stem cell therapy in detaining the autoimmune aggression of the disease in its initial phases.