Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Mice with multiple sclerosis-like condition walk again after human stem cell treatmen

  1. #1
    Senior Member rdf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Location
    Someplace between Nowhere and Goodbye
    Posts
    12,964

    Mice with multiple sclerosis-like condition walk again after human stem cell treatmen

    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 on May 15, 2014, 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.

    "My postdoctoral fellow Dr. Lu Chen came to me and said, 'The mice are walking.' I didn't believe her," said co-senior author, Tom Lane, Ph.D., a professor of pathology at the University of Utah, who began the work at University of California, Irvine.

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140515123204.htm


    Please donate a dollar a day at http://justadollarplease.org.
    Copy and paste this message to the bottom of your signature.

    Thanks!

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Fithian, IL
    Posts
    1,967
    Awesome! I for one will be following this!

Similar Threads

  1. Stem cell transplantation in multiple sclerosis.
    By wildwilly in forum Multiple Sclerosis Research
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 04-18-2010, 06:08 AM
  2. Comments on stem cell therapies of multiple sclerosis.
    By Wise Young in forum Tranverse Myelitis, Multiple Sclerosis, Non-traumatic SCI
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 08-15-2008, 12:24 PM
  3. CRF-Mice walk from Human stem cells!
    By betheny in forum Cure
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 09-27-2005, 05:12 AM
  4. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 11-30-2002, 08:21 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-25-2001, 07:13 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •