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Making progress to make Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Treatment (aHSCT) an available treatment option in NZ for MS

September 14, 2022 | Advocacy, Treatments

Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Treatment (aHSCT) is an intense chemotherapy treatment which aims to wipe out harmful immune cells and rebuild the immune system. aHSCT is a life-improving treatment halting the disease and disability in its tracks. A person receiving […]


Luis – My aHSCT Journey

June 8, 2022 | Life with MS, My Story

Hello, my name is Luis and I’m from Portugal. I am a 51 year old, drummer and I have MS. I’ve been active all my life on bikes, racing, gym, etc. On February 1, 2016, I woke up with a […]


My aHSCT Journey – Matthew Price

May 9, 2022 | Advocacy, Life with MS, Media, My Story

Matthew was living in Florida in 2004, a very stressful time with numerous hurricanes battering the area. He had also just been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis by a Neurologist. At 37 years old he was learning how to inject himself […]


Have you travelled overseas for Stem Cell aHSCT treatment?

May 3, 2022 | Advocacy, Research, Study, Treatments

New Zealand Neurologists are undertaking a survey of people who have travelled overseas to have a bone marrow (stem cell / aHSCT) transplant for multiple sclerosis. The study involves answering a questionnaire and giving consent for doctors to access your […]


My aHSCT story – Keryn Ashworth

March 16, 2022 | My Story, Treatments

People often asked me ‘what research I did’ before deciding on a stem cell transplant in Russia…. Short answer ……’nothing’. I learnt that over the years of having this disease and my steady decline, that MS does not allow you […]