An evening of Hope

Research begins with the patient, not in the lab Professor Tamir Ben-Hur 25 people packed into my family room on Monday night to hear Professor Tamir Ben-Hur, the Israel S.Wechsler Chair in Neurology at  Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem, speak about the future of Parkinson's research.  The one word we kept hearing throughout his presentation …

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An Important Breakthough for ALS

“In the clinical trial of intrathecal infusion of stem cells there were no major adverse effects, and close to 90% of patients showed slowing in the progression of disease, as measured by their respiratory function or their general motor disability” —Principal Investigator Dr. Dimitrios Karussis, MD, PhD, Sr. Neurologist, HMO Neurology   First, I want …

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