Toward an ‘off the shelf’ technology for burn victims: healing wounds with mesenchymal stem cells

Written by Regenerative Medicine

Editorial by Arsalan Shabbir and Evangelos V Badiavas (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA) discussing the potential of MSCs as therapeutics for the treatment of burn injuries.

Wound healing following an acute injury consists of a complex ordered cascade of events that rapidly progresses through an inflammatory phase, followed by a cell proliferation phase and later by a more prolonged wound-remodeling phase. In this Editorial, Arsalan Shabbir and Evangelos V Badiavas from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (FL, USA) comment on the possibility of mesenchymal stem cell-based therapies improving the management of burns by attenuating the exaggerated inflammatory response and regenerating the lost tissue.

Shabbir A, Badiavas EV. Toward an ‘off the shelf’ technology for burn victims: healing wounds with mesenchymal stem cells. Regen. Med.10(4), 381—384 (2015).

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