In that regard we examine the patients clinically for a number of sensory modalities in the thoracic area which include light touch, pinprick pain, and temperature sensation. We’re also doing tests to examine electrical impulse transmission in the spinal cord across the level of injury and this refers to what is known as somatosensory evoked potentials or SSEPs as well as electrical heat potentials, different sensory stimuli if you will that are then recorded to determine whether any electrical current across the level of injury. And then of course, MRI imaging as well.The summary today that we’ll be providing you with in more detail that Dr. Curt will go through has given us so far a very favorable safety profile. At this point with the six month interim data we have no adverse events that are related to the cells and there’s no evidence of any change in the pain threshold or sensation for the patients in terms of adverse concerns. Also, the surgery immunosuppression have been well tolerated in all three patients.
StemCells, Inc. CEO Discusses Interim 6-Month Data From Spinal Cord Injury Trial - Call Transcript
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