Alopecia treatment using minimally manipulated human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells: Three case reports and review of literature
Hyunjun Ahn, Sang Yeon Lee, Kye-Ho Lee, bio Beauty&Health Company (bBHC) - Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institute (STRI), Seoul 04420, South Korea
Hyunjun Ahn, Department of Functional Genomics, University of Science and Technology KRIBB School, Deajeon 34113, South Korea
Won Ju Jung, 97.7 Beauty&Health (B&H) Clinics, Seoul 04420, South Korea
Author contributions: Ahn H, Lee SY, Jung WJ, and Lee KH designed the reports; Ahn H and Jung WJ collected the patients’ clinical data; Ahn H, Lee SY, and Jung WJ analyzed the data; Ahn H wrote the manuscript; Lee KH provided professional advice and revised the manuscript; all authors issued final approval for the version to be submitted.
Informed consent statement: The patients involved in this study gave their written informed consent authorizing disclosure of protected health information.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
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Corresponding author: Kye-Ho Lee, PhD, bio Beauty&Health Company (bBHC) - Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institute (STRI), 72 UN village-gil Yongsan-gu, Seoul 04420, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 8, 2021
Peer-review started: January 8, 2021
First decision: February 12, 2021
Revised: February 24, 2021
Accepted: March 25, 2021
Article in press: March 25, 2021
Published online: May 26, 2021