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Nujhat Tasnim K, Haque Adrita S, Hossain S, Zaman Akash S, Sharker S. The Prospect of Stem Cells for HIV and Cancer Treatment: A Review. Pharm Biomed Res. 2020; 6 (1) :17-26
URL: http://pbr.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-285-en.html
1- Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2- Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Abstract:   (176 Views)
Background: The news regarding the successful treatment of uncured diseases is extremely exciting. Recently, the study of stem cells has been widely considered.
Objectives: The stem cells have the potential to be converted to all specialized functional cells.
Methods: Advances in cell engineering and genetic reprogramming of the stem cells have contributed to novel approaches that may bring hope to HIV and cancer patients.
Results: In this regard, HIV patients recently received a stem-cell transplant that replaced their white blood cells with HIV-resistant versions (obtained from stem cells). However, only a few clinically successful approaches are available on new stem cells.
Conclusion: This review includes two parts; in the first section, the reader can obtain a basic idea about stem cells, whereas the second part emphasizes new opportunities and directions in translating stem cells basic research to the clinical applications.
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Type of Study: Review article | Subject: Oncology

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