Early-Stage Multiple Sclerosis Reversed By Stem Cell Transplant

Researchers from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine appear to have reversed the neurological dysfunction of early-stage multiple sclerosis patients by transplanting their own immune stem cells into their bodies and thereby “resetting” their immune systems. “This is the first time we have turned the tide on this disease,” said principal investigator Richard Burt, M.D. chief of immunotherapy for autoimmune diseases at the Feinberg School.

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