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Repeated peripheral administration of adult mesenchymal stem cells has a positive impact on Abeta amyloid pathology in a transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder pathologically characterized by extracellular senile plaques, primarily composed of polymerized amyloid-beta (Abeta) peptides. There is currently no cure for this disease that represents one of today’s major healthcare challenges due to its severe socio-economic burden. The huge potential offered by adult ischemic-tolerant mesenchymal stem cells (itMSC) for the treatment of AD and other neurodegenerative disorders is still not fully exploited.

URL: http://www.neurobiologyofaging.org/article/S0197-4580%2814%2900060-8/abstract