It was almost two years ago that Ian Franks brought you the welcome news that AIMS was a new HSCT charity. Today, he looks further and finds a young but efficient organisation united by a desire to 'put something back'.
I have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) and am delighted with any advance in treating that form of the disease. This week, I am pleased that a clinical trial shows that fat-derived stem cells are a safe and feasible treatment for people with SPMS. The study, Adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (AdMSC) for the treatment of … Continue reading Fat-derived stem cells safe and feasible for SPMS, clinical trial
Documentary ‘The Search for a Miracle Cure’ tells the story of a stem cell therapy being trialled in Israel. British TV station Channel 4 broadcast it on Thursday night. The programme followed British solicitor (lawyer) Mark Lewis as he travelled to Jerusalem to take part in a trial in a hope to find a cure … Continue reading Search for a “miracle” cure journeys to Israel
Doesn’t time fly? It seems only yesterday that I was preparing to go to Moscow, yet tomorrow will be three weeks since my return. (Note: Now four weeks). I have written enough about my experiences at the AA Maximov center so, today, we’ll take a look at how HSCT progresses, step by step. The following is … Continue reading HSCT in Moscow, Day by Day
As regular readers of this blog will know, I also now write a column for MS News Today but, yesterday, I was asked to write a news story. You might be interested: Aggressive Stem Cell Therapy Stops MS Relapses, According to Long-term Clinical Trial JUNE 10, 2016 BY IAN FRANKS Stem cell treatment has been … Continue reading Long-term clinical trial Proves stem cell therapy that destroys immune system Does Stop MS