Dec 7, 2018

Human Stem Cell Trial Successful Against Age-Related Frailty

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Today, we want to highlight results from human trials in which stem cell transplants have been shown to reduce age-related frailty.

Age-related frailty and stem cell transplants

Currently, there are no specific approved therapies to address age-related frailty, which can cause elderly people to suffer potentially fatal falls and injuries. There has been considerable interest in stem cell therapies to combat frailty in recent years, and the results we will discuss today are from one of the more advanced human clinical trials exploring mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) transplants [1].

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