Vascular Conditions

Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Vasculitis

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a type of multipotent stromal cell that can differentiate into a variety of cell types, including osteoblasts, chondrocytes, myocytes, and adipocytes. MSCs are a promising cell source for regenerative medicine due to their ability to self-renew and differentiate into multiple cell lineages. Vasculitis is a group of disorders that involve…

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Atherosclerosis and Stem Cells

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances found in the blood. Over time, plaque hardens and narrows your arteries. This limits the flow of oxygen-rich blood to your heart and other organs. Atherosclerosis can lead to heart disease, heart…

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