Wow! For the first time in history, the research of mesenchymal stem cells surpassed hematopoietic stem cell research within the scientific literature in 2015.
This is major news for the stem cell community, because it represents a shift in stem cell research activity.
Mesenchymal stem cells, of the five types analyzed, were the only type to also experience an increase in frequency of publication from 2014 to 2015 as well. Conversely, all four other types experienced decreases in publication during the aforementioned period.