Tuesday, 20 August 2013

FDA Approves Stem Cell Clinical Trial For Multiple Sclerosis

Source Reuters:

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tisch MS Research Center of New York announced today that it has received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a Phase 1 trial using autologous neural stem cells in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic human autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that leads to myelin damage and neurodegeneration and affects approximately 2.1 million people worldwide.  Read more here.