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New Selma Blair documentary spotlights a cutting-edge multiple sclerosis treatment pioneered at Northwestern

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She tries medication, which can slow the progress of the disease, but it doesn’t work for her. And then, out of options, she turns to HSCT, which is being tested in a national clinical trial called BEAT-MS with locations including the Cleveland Clinic and the Mayo Clinic. Burt, who treated Blair, is on sabbatical to publish his findings, teach other doctors about the procedure, and write a textbook, so Northwestern is not currently offering HSCT for MS.

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