Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Sclerosis May Revolutionize Care for One Million Americans

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Updated | People with multiple sclerosis may be able to “reset” their immune system and potentially reverse their symptoms with an infusion of blood-based stem cells.

  • Kate Sheridan
  • Newsweek

The finding is based on a randomized clinical trial with 110 patients who’d been diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

Nec 3cAccording to the data, stem cell transplant may be an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS).

The study built on work by Dr. Richard Burt, a stem cell specialist at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, from 2015, the investigation focused on immune cells as a…

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