Stemcell hope for multiple sclerosis

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Stemcell hope for multiple sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:33 am


Stemcell therapy for multiple sclerosis is now a reality, not just a dream, says a leading neuro-immunologist.

Gianvito Martino, director of neuroscience at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy, said although the therapy was still experimental, it was yielding some exciting results.

Professor Martino said he did not believe stemcell therapy would be the solution to MS but an important treatment option with fewer side effects.

"To have the solution, we should know the cause of the disease but we don't know it," he said.... Read More - ... ageid/1405
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