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What is the potential of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells to successfully treat human spinal cord injury?

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BACKGROUND: Spinal cord injury is a serious and debilitating condition, affecting millions of people worldwide. Long seen as a permanent injury, recent advances in stem cell research have brought closer the possibility of repairing the spinal cord. One such approach involves injecting oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, derived from human embryonic stem cells, into the injured spinal cord in the hope that they will initiate repair. A phase I clinical trial of this therapy was started in mid 20...

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10.1186/1471-2377-11-113

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC neurology Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
113
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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1471-2377
ISSN:
1471-2377
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256143
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English
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2012-12-19

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