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Stem cell injections may be successful for ALS
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Registered: 08-02-2009
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Since there has been previous discussion of stem cell therapy on the forums, I would like to bring this new one to your attention. Links are below. Briefly, the characteristics are:
  • Stem cells were injected into the cervical spine of 12 ALS patients and improvement was shown in some cases.
  • The work was done at Emory University by a reputable, University of Michigan trained principal investigtor.
  • The paper is being published in the peer-reviewed journal Stem Cells and was covered by major media outlets including CNN.
Stories at the following links:

http://www.prnewswire.com/news...tm_expid=43414375-18
http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/28/...couraging/index.html
http://seekingalpha.com/articl...on-stem-cell-therapy
http://www.technologyreview.co...ls-for-als-patients/


Similar work is underway at the Mayo Clinic.

http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01609283

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