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Positive results for Brainstorm’s ALS trial

As reported (here) previously, the stem cell treatment for ALS from Israel’s Brainstorm is doing well in trials.  The latest Phase 2 trial of Brainstorm’s autologous bone-marrow derived MSC-NTF cells (Nurown) in 48 patients at 3 US sites was effective … Continue reading

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Video of Brainstorm’s ALS treatment

New ABC TV video of the 4-year human trials of the stem cell treatment from Israel’s Brainstorm on 26 ALS patients at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center. 90% have shown positive change. The patients’ own bone marrow stem cells are extracted, … Continue reading

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Another successful Brainstorm trial

A four-year study at Jerusalem’s Hadassah hospital of the stem cell treatment from Israel’s Brainstorm has been shown to inhibit the progression of the fatal neurological disease ALS (Lou Gehrig’s) in 87 percent of 26 patients. http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Optimistic-results-for-Phase-ALS-treatment-at-Jerusalem-hospital-441407

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Brainstorm completes stem cell bioreactor

Israel’s BrainStorm, together with Canadian company Octane Biotech, has built a bioreactor for commercial production of the stem cells used as a basis for the company’s treatment for ALCS. The ability to multiply stem cells is critical for the treatment’s … Continue reading

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Pre-clinical success for Covid-19 ARDS treatment

Israel’s BrainStorm (reported here previously) reported promising results of pre-clinical trials for its Nurown treatment for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) brought about by Covid-19. The NurOwn cells reduced the cytokine storm and lung damage. https://ir.brainstorm-cell.com/2020-07-23-BrainStorm-Announces-Groundbreaking-Pre-Clinical-Study-of-NurOwn-R-derived-Exosome-Based-Treatment-for-COVID-19-ARDS

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Hackathon for Australian bushfire solutions

Israeli tech entrepreneurs, programmers, zoologists, water and environmental experts are taking part in a 15-hour hackathon (product design workshop event) in Tel Aviv to devise ways to help Australia tackle the consequences of the environmental calamity from its bushfires. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-techies-to-brainstorm-ideas-for-tackling-australia-bush-fire-challenges/

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Stem cell treatment for MS

Israel’s BrainStorm has received FDA approval to use its Nurown stem cells in a Phase 2 trial for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS affects approximately 1 million individuals in the U.S. and 2.5 million individuals worldwide.  Nurown is … Continue reading

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Card games to teach innovation

Israeli start-up Innovations Nations Games (TING) has developed a learning ‘Toolkit’ in the form of card games to help develop innovative and creative thinking skills. Players brainstorm ideas for new innovative ventures or solutions for existing challenges. https://www.jpost.com/In-Jerusalem/TING-about-it-572614 https://ting.global/

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More positive trials in ALS treatment

Phase 2 US trials of a single dose of Nurown stem cell treatment from Israel’s Brainstorm on 48 patients suffering from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) showed over 90% efficacy with no adverse effects. Multi-dosage trials can now take place. (see … Continue reading

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ALS treatment trial shows success

Israel’s Brainstorm has announced positive final results from its phase 2a clinical trial of NurOwn cells in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients used on 14 subjects at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.  Nearly all subjects experienced clinical benefit. http://www.brainstorm-cell.com/index.php/news-events/331-january-5-2015

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