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Patients Seek Stem Cell Answers From Neurologists

Key clinical point: Two-thirds of neurologists report having at least one patient who has undergone stem cell therapy.

Major finding: Nearly all respondents (91%) said they have been approached by patients with incurable conditions seeking information about stem cells (37% of whom had diagnosis of multiple sclerosis).

Study details: A survey of 204 academic neurologists in the United States.

Disclosures: The researchers reported having no financial disclosures.


Rai W et al. ACTRIMS Forum 2019, Poster 237.