Stem Cell Research for Brain Repair

Dr Piotr Walczak - brain repair with stem cells

Dr. Piotr Walczak, Professor at the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Maryland Baltimore, uses interdisciplinary approaches to study neurological disorders and advance therapeutics by implementing image-guided neuro-interventions. There are more than 600 neurological disorders that pose a major global burden. Dr. Walczak and his lab study several of these […]

The Impact of T Cells in Neurodegenerative Disease and Regenerative Therapies

The Impact of T Cells in Neurodegenerative Disease and Regenerative Therapies

UCI Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center Lecture by Craig Walsh, Ph.D. talking a little bit about the immune system and how particular types of cells of the immune system called T cells; the roles that they play in neurodegenerative diseases, and talk about multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. And in particular how […]

Multiple Sclerosis – One Of The Most Common Neurological Diseases

Nervous system affected by multiple sclerosis

Did you know that multiple sclerosis is one of the most common neurological diseases affecting young adults in the United States? It is estimated that over 400,000 Americans have MS, and two-thirds of them are women. MS is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and optic […]