In June 11th, 2014 event organized by American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) dedicated to advancements in treatment of Spinal Cord Injury there were some very interesting moments.
Dr Wise Young (from mark 41 min to 47 min) report of 2nd phase Human trial for Umbillical Cord Blood Stem Cell in China and some extremely good results with 15 out of 20 complete SCI people improvement, walking ! Due to requirements for 3rd phase trial submission and FDA approval, video’s an slides. from Dr. Young’s presentation could not be included but some remarks are very significant and promising!
Also, from Dr. Mary Bartlett Bunge (from mark 9.20 to mark 24 min) you can see interesting presentation about MIAMI PROJECT work with Schwann cells, first Human Trial and extremely slow and painfull FDA approval of their work.