Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Go
Search posts:

CHRISTOPHER REEVE’S STEM CELL SPINAL CORD MISTAKE

Posted Sep 07 2012 12:00am

spinal

A SAD BIRTHDAY FOR CHRISTOPHER REEVE

Christopher Reeve would most likely have reached his 60th birthday today had he focused on adult stem cell treatments instead of embryonic.

Adult stem cell treatments have produced significant therapeutic benefits in Spinal cord injury patients for years.  Patients have regained sensation in the extremities, bladder and bowel control and even the ability to walk.  It is sad that a misinformed or misguided and certainly limited focus on embryonic stem cells resulted in the loss of potential for this iconic actor to recover from spinal cord injury.

HISTORY OF STEM CELL TREATMENTS FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY

SPINAL CORD INJURY vs ASC HISTORY OF TREATMENT –  http://tinyurl.com/SCIvsASC

REGENERATING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM  http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2011/10/17/regenerating-the-central-nervous-system/

Stepping Towards A Paralysis Cure, A Tale Of Two Supermen Stem Cells Cure 23 Year Old Male of Paralysis – C6…-C7 injury
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2009/03/28/stepping-towards-a-paralysis-cure-a-tale-of-two-supermen-stem-cells-cure-23-year-old-male-of-paralysis-c6-c7-injury/

Paraplegic – Adult Stem Cell Success Stories – Laura Dominguez
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2010/05/05/paraplegic-adult-stem-cell-success-stories-laura-dominguez/

PARALYZED COUSINS PLEASED WITH STEM CELL TREATMENT
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2010/02/15/paralyzed-cousins-pleased-with-stem-cell-treatment/

Successful Stem Cell Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury in Dogs
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/successful-stem-cell-treatment-of-spinal-cord-injury-in-dogs/

Spinal Cord Injury Patient Wins…and Loses
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2010/02/08/spinal-cord-injury-patient-wins-and-loses/

STEM CELLS FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2009/12/31/stem-cells-for-spinal-cord-injury/

Adult Stem Cell Grafts Help Paralyzed Heal
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2009/10/21/adult-stem-cell-grafts-help-paralyzed-heal/

Medical hope as paralysed dog cured by stem cell therapy –  mirror.co.ukhttp://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/medical-hope-as-paralysed-dog-cured-by-stem-cell-therapy-mirror-co-uk/

Major the Roseville police dog gets stem cell treatment -  http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2011/01/major_police_dog_stem_cell.php

 

http://www.myhero.com/ReadingRoom/books/Christopher%20Reeve%20-%20Nothing%20Is%20Impossible.jpg

Christopher D’Olier Reeve [1] (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, film director , producer, screenwriter, author and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion-picture portrayal of the fictional superhero Superman .

On May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse during an equestrian competition in Virginia . He required a wheelchair and breathing apparatus for the rest of his life. He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal-cord injuries and for human embryonic stem cell research , founding the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founding the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. [2]

Post a comment
Write a comment: