Changing skin cells into neural stem cells could lead to new MS treatment, study

A new treatment for people with multiple sclerosis, based upon an innovative scientific process may be on the horizon. In a nutshell, skin cells would be reprogrammed into brain stem cells, then transplanting them into the central nervous system. A study using mice shows these stem cells may reduce inflammation and reverse the nerve cell … Continue reading Changing skin cells into neural stem cells could lead to new MS treatment, study

Opinions are divided over suitability of stem cell transplants as treatment for progressive MS

            From left: BBC programme Panorama, Royal Hallamshire Hospital; and Multiple Sclerosis Trust. Great interest was stirred up, quite predictably, by Panorama programme Can you stop my Multiple Sclerosis? broadcast on January 20. That followed four patients with relapsing remitting MS as they underwent Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHCST or HCST) therapy at the … Continue reading Opinions are divided over suitability of stem cell transplants as treatment for progressive MS