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The promise of cellular therapies for MS

MS Research Australia and St Vincent’s Hospital have partnered to present to you an informative webinar discussing the latest research on Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) and MS.

SPEAKERS

Sophie Scott, National Medical Reporter, ABC
Sophie will be facilitating the webinar.

Associate Professor John Moore, Haematologist
John is one of Australia’s leading experts in AHSCT and has been involved in Australian AHSCT observational trials for the past ten years for people with MS who have failed multiple therapies.

Dr Jennifer Massey, Neurologist
Jennifer is the recipient of an MS Research Australia Postdoctoral Fellowship. Her research project is focused on examining the effects of stem cell transplant treatment on patients with MS. 

Ms Justine Marendziak, AHSCT recipient
Justine received AHSCT in 2016 at St Vincent’s to treat her MS after experiencing rapid deterioration and failing multiple other treatment options.

 

Click here for information on AHSCT and MS.

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The promise of cellular therapies for MS