Mouse Model of Human Immune System Inadequate for Stem Cell Studies

August 22, 2017

(Medical Xpress) – A type of mouse widely used to assess how the human immune system responds to transplanted stem cells does not reflect what is likely to occur in patients, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The researchers urge further optimization of this animal model before making decisions about whether and when to begin wide-scale stem cell transplants in humans.

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