Capillary regeneration in scleroderma: stem cell therapy reverses phenotype?

Publication Type:

Journal Article


PloS one, Volume 3, Issue 1, p.e1452 (2008)


2008, Capillaries, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Experimental Histopathology Core Facility, Humans, PHENOTYPE, Regeneration, Scientific Imaging Core Facility, Scleroderma, Diffuse, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility, Stem Cell Transplantation


Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease with a characteristic vascular pathology. The vasculopathy associated with scleroderma is one of the major contributors to the clinical manifestations of the disease.