Stem Cell Treatment Seen to Benefit Lupus Patients in Phase 1 Trial, New Study Opening

A single infusion of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) — those that make cells of the cartilage, bone, and fat — decreased the number of auto-reactive immune cells in difficult-to-treat systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients, a Phase 1 trial reports. A Phase 2 study of this treatment is now...