Stem cell transplantation in multiple sclerosis: current status and future prospects

@article{Martino2010StemCT,
  title={Stem cell transplantation in multiple sclerosis: current status and future prospects},
  author={Gianvito Martino and Robin J. M. Franklin and Anne Baron Van Evercooren and D. A. Kerr},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={6},
  pages={247-255}
}
This article provides an overview of the current knowledge relating to the potential use of transplanted stem cells in the treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Two types of stem cells, CNS-derived neural stem/precursor cells (NPCs) and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are considered to provide reproducible and robust therapeutic effects when intravenously or intrathecally injected into both rodents and primates with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis… CONTINUE READING
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