Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

Shef-6 derived Human Neural Stem Cells (hNSCs) for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


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Principal Investigator(s)
Daadi, Marcel M
Collaborating Institutions
University of California Irvine
Research Start Date

Major Goal: The goal of this grant application is to produce clinical grade human neural stem cells from embryonic stem cells and to demonstrate their long-term safety and efficacy in a rodent and a nonhuman primate model (marmoset) of acute focal traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Collaborative Project
Basic Research
Regenerative Medicine