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Stem Cells International
Volume 2015, Article ID 946031, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/946031
Review Article

Cell-Based Therapies Used to Treat Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease: A Systematic Review of Animal Studies and Human Clinical Trials

1The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR-PHI), Monash University, Clayton Branch, P.O. Box 6178, South Yarra, VIC 3141, Australia
2Departments of Surgery and The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR-PHI), Monash University, Clayton Branch, 27-31 Wright Street, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
3Proteobioactives Research Laboratories, P.O. Box 35, Brookvale, NSW 2100, Australia
4Mesoblast Ltd, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
5Department of Surgery, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
6Department of Neurosurgery, Alfred Hospital, Level 5, The Alfred Centre, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, VIC 3168, Australia
7The Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR-PHI), Monash University, Clayton Branch, 27-31 Wright Street, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia

Received 20 January 2015; Revised 8 April 2015; Accepted 15 April 2015

Academic Editor: Bruno Péault

Copyright © 2015 David Oehme et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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