Source: The BBC
(Great news for Professor Neil Scolding)
Doctors in Bristol are to carry out a trial using stem cells on 80 multiple sclerosis (MS) patients following a $1m (£610k) donation.
People selected will have their bone marrow harvested which is then filtered before being injected into their blood.
Trials on a smaller group of people last year found it increased nerve function by up to 20%.
The research is taking place at the Burden Neurological Institute based at Bristol's Frenchay Hospital.
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