Funding for this research was provided by:
European Commission Horizon2020 (634086)
European Commission Framework 7 (602470)
Science Foundation Ireland (09/SRC-B1794, 13/RC/2073, 12/IP/1686)
Health Research Board (HRA_POR/2013/342)
National University of Ireland Galway Hardiman Scholarships (None)
irish Endocrine Society and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (Research Bursary)
University Collefe Dublin, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science (None)
European Regional Development Fund (None)
Received: 16 May 2019
Revised: 8 September 2019
Accepted: 24 September 2019
First Online: 19 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Human healthy volunteer bone marrow samples were sourced through the HRB Clinical Research Facility Galway according to a protocol approved by the Clinical Research Ethics Committee of the Galway University Hospitals. Primary culture expansion of MSC from bone marrow samples was performed at the Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland, National University of Ireland Galway.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.