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Dr. Burt and his team recently opened a new clinical trial “Maximizing Outcome of Multiple Sclerosis Transplantation (MOST)  and published their latest research in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA): Effect of Nonmyeloablative Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation vs Continued Disease-Modifying Therapy on Disease Progression in Patients with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis, doi:10.1001/jama.2018.18743

to learn more about haematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT), including the risks, the benefits, and success stories visit: http://www.stemcellresearchfacts.org/dr-richard-burt/

or, watch to hear about it from Dr. Burt: https://youtu.be/yi49gJkuRlQ

or, read this article published after the 2015 JAMA publication hit: http://www.healthline.com/health-news/stem-cell-transplants-first-ms-treatment-reverses-disability-012215#6

to learn more about HSCT hopefuls or to connect with HSCT veterans of the Chicago protocol on FaceBook search for: “Chicago HSCT Stem Cell Transplant Study – Official Patient Run – Dr. Burt.” Similar to the various other HSCT related Facebook groups, this is a veteran-run group and you must request to be added by the moderators.

to get Lyme Literate (e.g. find resources and information about Lyme Disease and Tick Borne Illness), visit: http://www.ilads.org

to find a Lyme Literate doctor, visit: http://ilads.org/ilads_media/physician-referral/

if you think you might have Lyme Disease or a Tick Borne Illness, consider visiting the Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Center at Columbia University Medical Center: http://columbia-lyme.org

if your CDC test reads negative for Lyme, but you have symptoms and no diagnosis, consider: http://www.igenex.com

to learn more about active clinical trials endorsed by the FDA, visit: https://clinicaltrials.gov

if you have questions about my recommendations, or experience with these resources, please don’t hesitate to reach out!