Stem Cells Offer New Hope For Kidney Disease Patients

October 16, 2009

Several cell-based therapy approaches could provide new treatments for patients with Alport syndrome, reports an upcoming paper in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

“Our study opens up many considerations of how new therapies related to the use of stem cells can be devised for our kidney patients with chronic disease,” comments Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD (Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA).

To read the full story, click on the following link:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/10/091015171451.htm

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