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Expression of Concern to: Therapeutic potential of human embryonic stem cell transplantation in patients with cerebral palsy

  • The original article was published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2014 12:318

Expression of Concern: J Transl Med (2014) 12:318 DOI 10.1186/s12967-014-0318-7

The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Translational Medicine is issuing an editorial expression of concern to alert readers that concerns have been raised regarding the ethics of this study [1] and the potential association of the risk of teratoma formation with the transplantation of embryonic stem cells. Appropriate editorial action will be taken once this has been fully investigated. The authors disagree with this notice.

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    Shroff G, Gupta A, Barthakur JK. Therapeutic potential of human embryonic stem cell transplantation in patients with cerebral palsy. J Transl Med. 2014;12:318. doi:10.1186/s12967-014-0318-7.

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Shroff, G., Gupta, A. & Barthakur, J.K. Expression of Concern to: Therapeutic potential of human embryonic stem cell transplantation in patients with cerebral palsy. J Transl Med 15, 193 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-017-1292-7

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