MS stem cell trial at Burden Institute gets $1m grant

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MS stem cell trial at Burden Institute gets $1m grant

Postby MSUK » Wed Jun 01, 2011 1:15 am

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Doctors in Bristol are to carry out a trial using stem cells on 80 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients following a $1m (£610k) donation.

People selected will have their bone marrow harvested which is then filtered before being injected into their blood.

Trials on a smaller group of people last year found it increased nerve function by up to 20%.

The research is taking place at the Burden Neurological Institute based at Bristol's Frenchay Hospital.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1405
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