4 - 10 June 2016
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Opicinumab (anti-lingo-1) trial disappointing
Stem cell trial shows long-term benefits
A Canadian study of an aggressive stem cell treatment in 24 people found that it stopped relapses over a follow up period of up to almost 13 years. The treatment also greatly reduced new lesions and disease progression, with a third of participants showing improving EDSS 338 scores. One person died due to the treatment.
MS Trust link: A short guide to stem cell therapy