Yes, some results are due soon. See (www.athersys.com/releasedetail.cfm?Releaseid=814793
). These will be the results for any improvement during the 8 weeks following the initial treatment, compared to placebo.
A month or two later, there will be another report based on any improvement seen at 16 weeks, after getting and 8-wek booster dose.
As for OT, it is possible the OT was a venture-capital company shill, or that she only had a placebo effect and subsequently declined and got discouraged and went away.
11/08: ischemic colitis and scope perf colon. 12cm colon/ileocecal resected. IV antib:sepsis.
01/10: Dx: Mod. UC pancolitis
. Rx: Lialda 3x.
02/11: Major flare w/antib:sinus. Rx: 40mg Pred taper.
07/11: Histol remiss rt/trans; worse sigmoid. Rx: Rowasa & hydrocort
Curr: 3-6 loose stool w/ blood, limited urgency: Lialda, 10mg Pred (dependent), sf-Rowasa, VSL DS, Vit-D/C, Omg3