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FDA approves Phase II of stem cell trial for ALS led by U-M's Dr. Eva Feldman
Date:4/17/2013

fred Taubman Medical Research Institute. The neurosurgeon for the trial is Parag Patil, M.D, Ph.D.

The approach uses injections of stem cells delivered during an operation performed by a neurosurgeon. The first phase of the trial involved 15 patients; specific plans for Phase II are still being made but information will be available at neuralstem.com.

If the U-M site team receives IRB approval to recruit local participants, more information will be available at uofmhealth.org. The study at U-M will be funded by the ALS Association, the National Institutes of Health and Neuralstem.


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Contact: Kara Gavin
kegavin@umich.edu
734-764-2220
University of Michigan Health System
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