Cell transplantation is a promising new avenue for treating cerebral palsy (CP). Previous research has shown that stem cell therapy can help children with cerebral palsy; a study published this month indicates that treatment with macrophages may also be effective. Essentially, macrophages are cells that can repair damaged brain tissue and blood vessels, thereby enhancing…
A new study for treatment of cerebral palsy using stem cells began this month at the University of Texas. Previously, FDA-approved studies only focused on cord blood stem cells for cerebral palsy treatment.
First ever stem cell trial gives hope for children with cerebral palsy, and a little boy from Shelby Township is one of the first kids to be enrolled in the trial.