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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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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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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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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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ALS treatment is fast-tracked

The US FDA has designated NurOwn, developed by Israel’s Brainstorm, as a Fast Track product for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease). http://jewishbusinessnews.com/2014/10/08/brainstorms-stem-cell-based-drug-nurown-gets-fda-fast-track-approval/

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ALS patients improve after stem cell treatment

Israel’s BrainStorm reported positive interim results of Phase IIa ALS trials of its “NurOwn” stem cell therapy. 71% of patients were in decline before treatment but after treatment 63% were either stabilized or had improved neurological function. http://www.brainstorm-cell.com/index.php/news-a-events/302-june-2-2014

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Israeli ALS treatment to be presented at Turkish conference

Professor Dimitrios Karussis, Principal Investigator of BrainStorm’s clinical trials of its ALS stem cell treatment at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center, will present at the Joint Congress of European Neurology, May 31-June 3 in Istanbul, Turkey. http://www.brainstorm-cell.com/index.php/news-a-events/299-may-19-2014

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Israeli ALS treatment cures Rabbi

(Thanks to NoCamels) ALS (Lou Gehrig’s) sufferer Rabbi Refael Shmulevitz had been given two to four years to live. He lost the ability to talk clearly and was confined to a wheelchair. Following Brainstorm‘s ‘NurOwn’ stem cell treatment he can … Continue reading

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New hope for people with ALS

I reported in August that a man with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) was recovering thanks to Israeli biotech BrainStorm’s unique stem cell therapy using the drug NurOwn. Now formal controlled trials have proved that this … Continue reading

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