We discuss the 'hot topic' of HSCT for MS, hearing from Claire in the Information team about the criteria for receiving stem cell transplantation. Our guests also include Chris who was eligible for HSCT on the NHS and Gwen who went to Russia to seek treatment for PPMS. Both share their exp
Publish Date: Nov 18, 2021
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We discuss the 'hot topic' of HSCT for MS, hearing from Claire in the Information team about the criteria for receiving stem cell transplantation. Our guests also include Chris who was eligible for HSCT on the NHS and Gwen who went to Russia to seek treatment for PPMS. Both share their experiences of HSCT and give advice for anyone else considering the option.Episode notes:- MS Trust A-Z page - Stem cells and MS: mstrust.org.uk/a-z/stem-cells-and-ms-ahsct - YouTube video on stem cell treatment in MS - an introduction: youtu.be/40hJmdx_kbo- MS Trust page - Ask the expert: stem cell transplantation: mstrust.org.uk/news/ask-expert-stem-cell-transplantation - MS Trust A-Z page - Star-MS trial for HSCT in MS: mstrust.org.uk/a-z/star-ms-trial-hsct-ms - YouTube video on disease modifying drugs for multiple sclerosis with neurologist Dr Sharmilee Gnanapavan: youtube.com/watch?v=ZBhO3qnIlDQ - MS Trust page - Multiple sclerosis and disease modifying drugs, what are my options?: mstrust.org.uk/news/multiple-sclerosis-and-disease-modifying-drugs-what-are-my-options- Watch Chris' YouTube vlogs about his HSCT journey: youtube.com/c/HSCTforMS/videos- AIMS is the UK's first registered charity to support UK residents with Autoimmune Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, with an emphasis on HSCT. View the AIMS website: aimscharity.org/ - Facebook group for all UK residents who are HSCT patients or prospective HSCT patients, their family and caregivers and for people seeking information about HSCT. View UK HSCT for MS & Autoimmune Diseases Facebook group: facebook.com/groups/ukhsct/ - Europe's official accreditation body in the field of haematopoietic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy. View EBMT website: ebmt.org/jacie-accreditation - Introducing, Selma Blair available from Discovery+: discoveryplus.co.uk/show/introducing-selma-blair