Positive effect of Mesenchymal Stem Cells therapeutic administration on chronic Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis

@inproceedings{Scuteri2013PositiveEO,
  title={Positive effect of Mesenchymal Stem Cells therapeutic administration on chronic Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis},
  author={Arianna Scuteri and Elisabetta Donzelli and R Rigolio and Elisa Ballarini and Marianna Monfrini and Maddalena Ravasi and Alessia Chiorazzi and B{\'a}rbara Helena Alvarenga Sala and Cristina Meregalli and Giovanni Tredici},
  year={2013}
}
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a crippling chronic disease of the Central Nervous System caused by the presence of self-antibodies which progressively damage axonal myelin sheath, leading to axonal transmission impairment and to the development of neurological symptoms. MS is characterized by a Relapsing-Remitting course, and current therapies rely only on the use of immunosuppressive drugs, which are however unable to reverse disease progression. Encouraging results have been obtained in… CONTINUE READING