Walking mice kick off new area of MS stem cell research

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Walking mice kick off new area of MS stem cell research

Postby MSUK » Mon May 12, 2014 3:54 am

Mice severely disabled by a multiple sclerosis (MS)-like condition could walk less than two weeks following treatment with human stem cells. The finding, which uncovers new avenues for treating MS, will be published online in the journal Stem Cell Reports.

When scientists transplanted human stem cells into MS mice, they predicted the cells would be rejected, much like rejection of an organ transplant.

Expecting no benefit to the mice, they were surprised when the experiment yielded spectacular results...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/stemcells
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