Stem cell therapy offers potential new treatment option for people with chronic heart failure

Clinical trial shows injection of bone marrow stem cells improves the heart’s ability to pump blood.

A man in PPE an glasses holds up a syringe filled with stem cells
Investigators in the landmark clinical trial, Dream-HF, have shown that cardiac stem cell therapy may provide additional benefits to drug therapy by treating, for the first time, a major contributor to heart failure inflammation. Credit: © Copyright Texas Heart Institute