Insights into myelodysplastic syndromes from current preclinical models
Shuh Ying Tan, Monique F Smeets, Alistair M Chalk, Carl R Walkley, Louise E Purton, Stem Cell Regulation Unit, St. Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia
Shuh Ying Tan, Harshal Nandurkar, Carl R Walkley, Louise E Purton, Meaghan Wall, Department of Medicine, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia
Shuh Ying Tan, Harshal Nandurkar, Department of Hematology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia
Meaghan Wall, Victorian Cancer Cytogenetics Service, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia
Author contributions: Tan SY, Purton LE and Wall M conceived the paper; Tan SY performed the literature review; all authors contributed to the writing of the paper and gave the final approval for the submission of the paper.
Supported by The Leukemia Foundation and NHMRC, the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support Scheme.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no potential conflicts of interest. Shuh Ying Tan is the recipient of the Leukemia Foundation Clinical PhD Scholarship supported by Andrew Cadigan in honor of Chris Simpson. Carl Walkley was the Philip Desbrow Senior Research Fellow of the Leukemia Foundation. Louise Purton is a Senior Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.
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Correspondence to: Meaghan Wall, MBBS, PhD, Victorian Cancer Cytogenetics Service, St. Vincent’s Hospital, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy 3065, Victoria, Australia. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: September 27, 2015
Peer-review started: October 3, 2015
First decision: October 27, 2015
Revised: November 17, 2015
Accepted: December 13, 2015
Article in press: December 14, 2015
Published online: February 6, 2016