Bone Marrow-Derived Stem Cells May Offer Novel Therapeutic Option For Skin Disorder, University of Minnesota Study

EurekAlert! -- (WASHINGTON, December 3, 2008) – Stem cells derived from bone marrow may serve as a novel therapeutic option to treat a disease called epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a disorder characterized by extraordinarily fragile skin, according to a study prepublished online in Blood, the official journal of the American Society of Hematology.

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