Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: a role for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation?

Autoimmunity. 2008 Dec;41(8):611-5. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: a role for haematopoietic stem cell transplantation? Kazmi MA, Mahdi-Rogers M, Sanvito L. Source Department of Haematology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK. Majid.kazmi@gstt.nhs.uk Abstract Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is a clinical syndrome of a chronic progressive or relapsing and remitting, symmetrical,…

Advances in the diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of CIDP.

Nat Rev Neurol. 2011 Aug 16;7(9):507-17. doi: 10.1038/nrneurol.2011.121. Advances in the diagnosis, pathogenesis and treatment of CIDP.  Dalakas MC; Medscape. Source Neuroimmunology Unit, Department of Pathophysiology, National University of Athens Medical School, Building 16, Room 39, 75 Mikras Asias Street, Athens 11527, Greece. mdalakas@med.uoa.gr Abstract Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) is the most common chronic…

Stem cells and alopecia: a review of pathogenesis.

Br J Dermatol. 2012a Sep;167(3):479-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2012.11018.x. Epub 2012 Aug 8. Stem cells and alopecia: a review of pathogenesis. Al-Refu K. Source Faculty of Medicine, Internal Medicine Department, Mu’tah University, PO Box 5, Karak, Mu’tah 61710, Jordan. Abstract Recent work has focused on the hair follicle as the main source of multipotent stem cells in…

Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis.

Cell Transplant. 2010 Aug 18; Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation in Experimental Lupus Nephritis. Authors: Chang JW, Hung SP, Wu HH, Wu WM, Yang AH, Tsai HL, Yang LY, Lee OK Msenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been shown to possess immuno-modulatory properties. Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease which…

ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Bone Marrow Transplant. 2007 Mar;39(6):317-29 ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Authors: Statkute L, Verda L, Oyama Y, Traynor A, Villa M, Shook T, Clifton R, Jovanovic B, Satkus J, Loh Y, Quigley K, Yaung K, Gonda E, Krosnjar N, Spahovic…

Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation–an evolving treatment for severe autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, neurology and gastroenterology.

Hematology. 2007 Jun;12(3):179-91 Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation–an evolving treatment for severe autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, neurology and gastroenterology. Authors: Kapoor S, Wilson AG, Sharrack B, Lobo A, Akil M, Sun L, Dalley CD, Snowden JA The concept of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) to treat severe autoimmune diseases has been around for several…

The use of stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.

Braz J Med Biol Res. 2007 Dec;40(12):1579-97 The use of stem cells for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. Authors: Rosa SB, Voltarelli JC, Chies JA, Pranke P Autoimmune diseases constitute a heterogeneous group of conditions commonly treated with anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressant and immunomodulating drugs, with satisfactory results in most cases. Nevertheless, some patients become resistant to…

Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for autoimmune diseases: an observational study on 12 years’ experience from the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Working Party on Autoimmune Diseases.

Haematologica. 2010 Feb;95(2):284-92 Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for autoimmune diseases: an observational study on 12 years’ experience from the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Working Party on Autoimmune Diseases. Authors: Farge D, Labopin M, Tyndall A, Fassas A, Mancardi GL, Van Laar J, Ouyang J, Kozak T, Moore J, Kötter I, Chesnel…

Technology Insight: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic rheumatic disease.

Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 2008 Apr;4(4):184-91 Technology Insight: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic rheumatic disease. Authors: Nikolov NP, Pavletic SZ Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) have the capacity for self-renewal and the potential to differentiate into all types of hematopoietic and immune system cells. These features have been successfully used to treat a multitude of…