Journal article

Mesenchymal stem cells reside in a vascular niche in the decidua basalis and are absent in remodelled spiral arterioles

GD Kusuma, U Manuelpillai, MH Abumaree, MD Pertile, SP Brennecke, B Kalionis

Placenta | W B SAUNDERS CO LTD | Published : 2015


Awarded by King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the patients who consented to provide their samples, the obstetric staff who provided the placental bed biopsy samples, and the clinical research midwives at the Royal Women's Hospital, Sue Duggan and Moira Stewart for sample collection. We thank Melissa Duggan, Dr. Maria Kokkinos, and May Grgurinovic for their excellent technical assistance. This work was supported by grant funds from King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre (Grant No. RC08/114), the Royal Women's Hospital Foundation, and an Australian Stem Cell Centre Postgraduate Scholarship to GK.