Could skin tissue hold promise for treating MS?

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Could skin tissue hold promise for treating MS?

Postby MSUK » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:11 am

Researchers in Milan, Italy reported that stem cells derived from mouse skin tissue were able to reduce nervous system damage in mice with a disease similar to multiple sclerosis, offering further evidence for the possibility that stem cells from patients might in the future be used for cell therapy to treat MS. The study, by Cecilia Laterza, Ph.D., Gianvito Martino, MD and colleagues at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, and the University of Milan, was published today in Nature Communications....... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/stemcells
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