Stem Cells and Cerebral Palsy

In honor of CP Awareness day (March 25th) Dr. M. Fehlings, along with team members Drs. C. Ruff and S. Faulkner, collaborators Drs. D. Fehlings and J. Yager and the Stem Cell Network (M. Chaddah and L. Willemse) have produced a document outlining the role of stem cells in Cerebral Palsy. This will feature in the Stem Cell Network’s popular “Stem Cells and Disease” series.

STEM CELLS AND CEREBRAL PALSY – SCN.pdf

Green Stem Cells in the Injured Brain

For more information about the use of stem cells for treatment of Cerebral Palsy, check out the following podcast and article for some expert commentary on the topic.

Discussion Podcast
Discussion of the paper: ‘The potential for stem cell therapies to have an impact on cerebral palsy: opportunities and limitations’

Read the original paper from Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology: The potential for stem cell therapies to have an impact on cerebral palsy: opportunities and limitations