Spinal cord injury research – Dr Steward

Spinal Cord Injury Update was presented by Oswald Steward, Ph.D. at the Seattle Science Foundation for the 2015 Spine Trauma Summit. Although presented in 2015, this is a great update on ongoing research in spinal cord injury. Understand the current state of stem cell trials and what to expect from them in the future. Advertisements

Stem Cell Tourism: Of Promise and Peril

As a spine surgeon, I am frequently asked about the benefits of stem cell therapy by patients (and their loved ones) who suffer from spinal cord injury. India is part of a vast network of countries where “website clinics” offer stem cell therapy for such injuries. These websites publish glowing patient testimonials, and many assure patients […]