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Stem Cell Treatment & Research Institution

Auto-Immune disease.

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What we have achieved so far.

– STRI couldsuccessfully differentiated chondrocyte from nEPS.
– We investigated to confirm effect of stem cell treatment through the clinical trials of patients
– We regenerated hair growth of a patient with the congenital autoimmune disorder by local injection of nEPS

Auto-immune disease

An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part. There are at least 80 types of autoimmune diseases. Nearly any body part can be involved. Common symptoms include low-grade fever and feeling tired. Often symptoms come and go.

The cause is generally unknown. Some autoimmune diseases such as lupus run in families, and certain cases may be triggered by infections or other environmental factors. Some common diseases that are generally considered autoimmune include celiac disease, diabetes mellitus type 1, Graves’ disease, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. The diagnosis can be difficult to determine.

Alopecia universalis

Alopecia universalis is a medical condition involving loss of all hair, including eyebrows and eyelashes. It is an advanced form of alopecia areata.

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Diabetes mellitus type 1.

Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a form of diabetes mellitus in which very little or no insulin is produced by the pancreas. Before treatment, this results in high blood sugar levels in the body. The classic symptoms are frequent urination, increased thirst, increased hunger, and weight loss. Additional symptoms may include blurry vision, feeling tired, and poor healing. Symptoms typically develop over a short period of time.

Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Lou Gehrig’s disease is a disorder that’s also called Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
ALS damages motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Motor neurons are nerve cells that control muscle movement. Upper motor neurons send messages from the brain to the spinal cord, and lower motor neurons send messages from the spinal cord to the muscles. Motor neurons are an important part of the body’s neuromuscular system.