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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Multiple Sclerosis Related: List of Stem Cell Treatment Centers

Information provided by Stuart Schlossman - Feb 17, 2009

List of Stem Cell Treatment Centers (Globally)

While the American news media continues to focus its attention on embryonic stem cells, Europe, Asia and Latin America have established the lead in stem cell research by using adult stem cells. Here is our list of the top seven stem cell treatment centers in the world. There are two in Latin America, two in Europe, one in Israel, and three in Asia.

Prof. Shimon Slavin, MD, the longtime bone marrow transplantation wizard and stem cell research guru at Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem who retired recently to set up a International Center for Cell Therapy & Cancer Immunotherapy [CTCI], and says his patients are not willing to wait until embryonic stem cells are available for implanting into humans.

Some patients with cancer, multiple sclerosis and other diseases were already beginning to benefit from using adult stem cells from relatives who were only partial matches or that were taken from the patients themselves before chemotherapy destroyed their immune systems.

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