Opera Medica et Physiologica

Oksana Forostyak

CNS Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells


“Omnis cellula e cellula”
Rudolph Virchov

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Stem cells research has passed a long and exciting way from the discovery to clinical applications. Every year more-and-more scientific reports and solid research breakthroughs are published in this fascinating field making it difficult to follow after new discoveries and cover the history. In the current review we overviewed history of stem cells research starting from the discovery and ending with the current state-of-art. We discussed obstacles and future perspectives of the cell-based therapy, with a special focus made on protection and regeneration of the lost functions after injury/degeneration of adult central nervous system.

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