Challenges in animal modelling of mesenchymal stromal cell therapy for inflammatory bowel disease
Raghavan Chinnadurai, Spencer Ng, Vijayakumar Velu, Jacques Galipeau, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
Vijayakumar Velu, Emory Vaccine Center, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30329, United States
Jacques Galipeau, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
Author contributions: Chinnadurai R, Ng S, Velu V and Galipeau J contributed to writing, figure design, editing and revising of this manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest: Raghavan Chinnadurai, Spencer Ng, Vijayakumar Velu, and Jacques Galipeau have no conflict of interest to disclose.
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Correspondence to: Jacques Galipeau, Professor, Department of Hematology and Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, 1365-C Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: December 8, 2014
Peer-review started: December 9, 2014
First decision: January 22, 2015
Revised: February 13, 2015
Accepted: March 27, 2015
Article in press: March 27, 2015
Published online: April 28, 2015