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Kidney and urinary tract research group is one of the newly established groups in Department of Regenerative Medicine, and at present, most of its activities have focused on the administration cell therapy in patients with incontinence, renal transplantation and acute renal failure. This group whose costs in the basic sciences and the clinical sciences are financed by research charity group intends to detect the mutations in Iranian patients with renal Polyclinic disease in collaboration with Nephrology and Urinary Tract Research Center of Shahid Beheshti Medical Science University. Recently, almost 20 patients have been treated in the clinical trial for evaluation of the effect of intramuscular injection of muscle stem cells in improving incontinence and the primary results show that this method can improve the patients’ symptoms without any special complication.
In another study which is being designed, the group intends to decrease the use of immunosuppressive drugs in patients receiving transplants by administration of autologous mesenchymal stem cells. In this study which is in collaboration with Shahid Modarres Hospital, approximately 50 patients in two groups of cells and drug will be evaluated.

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