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First Patient Enrolled in BrainStorm's Phase II ALS Trial

Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Patient enrollment in Phase II trial at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has announced that the first patient was enrolled in its Phase II ALS trial at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston.

BrainStorm’s Phase II trial is a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled multi-center study designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of transplantation of Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells Secreting Neurotrophic Factors ("MSC-NTF" or NurOwn™) in 48 ALS patients.

The trial is also being conducted at the University of Massachusetts Memorial (UMass) Hospital in Worcester, MA and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.


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