Stem Cell Transplant Can Produce Long-term Benefits in Relapsing MS Patients

Stem Cell Transplant Can Produce Long-term Benefits in Relapsing MS Patients

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Stem Cell Transplant Can Produce Long-term Benefits in Relapsing MS Patients

A stem cell transplant can prevent disability progression and maintain disease remission over long periods of time in most patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) who failed to respond adequately to disease-modifying therapies (DMTs), a study reports. The study, “Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Sclerosis,” was published in the journal Neurology. Since the late 1990s, researchers have been exploring the therapeutic potential of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant…

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