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Expression of concern: Autologous fat transfer with in-situ mediation (AIM): a novel and compliant method of adult mesenchymal stem cell therapy

Journal of Translational Medicine201412:298

DOI: 10.1186/s12967-014-0298-7

Received: 9 October 2014

Accepted: 10 October 2014

Published: 4 November 2014

Abstract

No abstract

After publication of this article [1], it was brought to the journal's attention that there were several potential concerns regarding the reliability of the data presented within it.

There is uncertainty regarding the timing of the images in figures 5 and 7.

Despite extensive efforts to obtain an independent investigation, we have been unable to verify these claims or come to a definitive conclusion regarding the reliability of the data. Readers are therefore urged to take caution when interpreting the content of this article.

Readers are alerted that an erratum has also been published regarding the authorship of this article [2].

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Sidra Medical and Research Center

References

  1. Wu AY, Morrow DM: Autologous fat transfer with in-situ mediation (AIM): a novel and compliant method of adult mesenchymal stem cell therapy. J Transl Med. 2013, 11: 136-10.1186/1479-5876-11-136.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Marincola F: Erratum: Autologous fat transfer with in-situ mediation (AIM): a novel and compliant method of adult mesenchymal stem cell therapy. J Transl Med. 2013, 12: 269-10.1186/s12967-014-0269-z.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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