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Scientists Working with Stem Cells to Treat ALS

ALS, often known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and further made famous after Stephen Hawking’s diagnosis, is a progressive disease without a cure. There are about 15 new cases diagnosed every day, and most patients will die within 3 to 5 years. Understanding, and therefore treatment options for the condition have ... read more

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Stem Cell Therapy for Crohn’s Disease Approved in Europe

The European Commission has approved Alofisel, previously known as Cx601, a stem cell therapy that treats complex perianal fistulas, one of the most restricting complications of Crohn’s disease. Alofisel was developed by Belgian biotech company TiGenix, and is licensed to the Japanese pharma Takeda. It is the first stem cell ... read more

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