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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

learn more from Dr. Burt in this very thorough presentation highlighting protocols and results of the latest research.

to read 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 hear details about various journeys with HSCT, including stories about HSCT in Chicago, Mexico, Singapore, the UK, and Russia, subscribe to the HSCT Warriors Podcast

to learn more about HSCT hopefuls or to connect with HSCT veterans from around the world, connect with the Chicago group on FaceBook, search: “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!