How to fix a broken heart - The next frontier: from cell to cage side treatment
Dr D Connolly, Prof D Werling, Dr J Dudhia
10 February 2019
Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a common and serious disease, which imposes a significant welfare burden in dogs. DCM is particularly well characterise in Dobermans where a 58.8% cumulative prevalence has been identified in European lines.
Stem cell binding to the endothelium during extravasation
Prof G Cossu, Prof N Tirelli
Applications accepted all year round
In a previous clinical trial carried out by the team (Cossu et al. 2015), HLA-matched, donor mesoangioblasts (pericyte-derived myogenic progenitors) were infused intra-arterially to patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.