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Special Issue "The Role of Stem Cells in Multiple Sclerosis"

A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Biochemistry".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Ibrahim Kassis
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Guest Editor
Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center
Interests: Stem Cells Therapy; Multiple Sclerosis; Regenerative Medicine; Neuroimmunology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that causes issues with vision, balance, coordination, muscle control, and other basic body functions. Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. The implication of stem cells of different types as a therapeutic treatment option for MS was one of the hot spots in neurodegenerative diseases research in the last decade. Nowadays, several clinical trials—some of them in advanced phases —are ongoing, and encouraging data have been unveiled. This Special Issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences titled “The Role of Stem Cells in Multiple Sclerosis” will focus on the therapeutic potential of stem cells in multiple sclerosis. Authors are invited to submit manuscripts that study or review the mechanism and mode of action of stem cells in MS. Pure clinical studies will not be suitable for this Special Issue, but clinical submissions with bimolecular experiments are welcomed.

Dr. Ibrahim Kassis
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Molecular Sciences is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

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  • Neuroprotection
  • Immunomodulation
  • Remyelination
  • Neurogeneration
  • Exosomes
  • Delivery regimes

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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