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Northwestern University Stem Cell Research


All,
This is not embryonic stem cell work, so please do not start that debate.  This was on CBS news yesterday ... I have no clue when it will go to larger clinical trial numbers or become a widely available treatment for MS.  I'm just sharing a potentially exciting story.  - Lu

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/02/10/earlyshow/main4789551.shtml?tag=main_home_storiesBySection
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1394601 tn?1328032308
Shell, I too am happy for Matt.  I am just curious.  

Again your article refers to the 2009 study.  Matt is saying his was done ten years ago.  He is one of the pioneers.  I would enjoy reading about it.  Surely it was well written and documented being one of the first...and successful.

If he doesnt care to share, fine.  I just think it odd that I can find nothing from that University from ten years ago on this...
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198419 tn?1360242356
Suma - Stem cell transplant is definitely not a secret. Nor are the doctors who perform it.
There are 113 pubmed articles listed here on this link alone:

https://fsmweb.northwestern.edu/faculty/facultyprofile.cfm?xid=14172

Thank god for the scientists and doctors who perform it, and for the patients who have benefited from it. I couldn't be happier for you, Matt - you survived it, and got your life back.

-Shell
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1394601 tn?1328032308
How about sharing those articles with us.  I can't imagine a University that was successful ten years ago keeping it quite.  It would have been a feather in their cap and U's love those..
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I haven't kept anything secret!? What an odd thing to say. In fact, the hospital had me on the news out there twice. I guess a little more research is in order on your end there!
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198419 tn?1360242356
Matt,

Time to spill (what you can). I can't keep all that down and dirty info to myself forever :)!

All - Matt was absolutely a trailblazer with the transplant.

-Shell
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1394601 tn?1328032308
Opps..I see this is an old thread...Dang, I hate that...Still Matt the U kept a good secret!
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1394601 tn?1328032308
Matt, you must have been a trailblazer.  In Feb of '09 was the first the University let the world know...

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/02/10/earlyshow/main4789551.shtml
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572651 tn?1530999357
I told you Matt that this has been on my radar  LOL
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Hey there Lulu! That's where I had my stem cell transplant, 10 years ago!!!
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572651 tn?1530999357
Wouldn't it be great to really know about all the research being looked at for MS?  I think we only see the tip of the iceberg out here in the public.

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382218 tn?1341181487
What a great story, thanks for sharing!  There is so much going on in MS research to be hopeful about.

I laughed when the young guy being interviewed said " "This is a disease 40-year-old white women get and I'm like 'I'm an 18-year-old black male. Somebody didn't get the memo.'"
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