Homing and Migration of Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Stem Cell Regeneration Center Glossary

Stem cell homing refers to the process by which stem cells migrate to and engraft, or settle, in a specific tissue or organ after transplantation or infusion. It’s a crucial aspect of stem cell therapy, especially in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), which is commonly used to treat certain types of cancer, like leukemia and lymphoma, among other diseases. Several …