Doctors infuse stem cells directly into brain to treat stroke

Doctors at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Stanford University are infusing stem cells directly into the brains of stroke patients. The treatment uses bone marrow cells modified with a gene involved in brain development. The method has been tried in six people, and 12 more patients could be added. No adverse events have been reported.

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Researchers at UPMC, Stanford test stem cells to enhance stroke recovery - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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