Funding for this research was provided by:
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (UID/Multi/04462/2013, MITP-TB/ECE/0013/2013, SAICTPAC/0047/2015, SFRH/BD/52339/2013)
FP7 Ideas: European Research Council (HEALTH-2009_242038)
Received: 30 January 2019
Accepted: 12 February 2019
First Online: 7 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All experiments were performed in accordance with the local institutional guidelines and regulations and the approval of the local ethic committee, and with informed consent of all cell donors. Human cardiac progenitor cells were obtained from human cardiac biopsies after signed informed consent in accordance with Declaration of Helsinki. The ethical committees of “hospital 12 de Octobre” and “Fundación Jiménez Dias” (Madrid,Spain) have approved the project.
: Not applicable.
: IP is an employee of the Tigenix Group, Takeda. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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