Stem Cells in Focus

Stimulating The Body's Stem Cells to Treat Multiple Sclerosis
May 15, 2015

What if, in this dawning era of regenerative medicine, we could help the body heal itself? Not by replacing diseased or damaged cells, as is so often the paradigm in this field, but by stimulating the stem cells already present in a given tissue to differentiate and then repair the damage. No, this isn’t science fiction, like using one of Dr. McCoy’s futuristic devices from Star Trek to heal the injured Captain Kirk. This approach is now being assessed as a potential treatment for multiple sclerosis.

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The International Society for Stem Cell Research fosters the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas relating to stem cells, encourages the general field of research involving stem cells and promotes professional and public education in all areas of stem cell research and medical application.

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