Michael Schumacher’s doctor uses F1 legend’s pioneering stem-cell treatment to help others fight cor – The Sun

THE doctor who used pioneering stem-cell treatment to aid Michael Shchumcher’s recovery is now using the science to help fight coronavirus.

Professor Philippe Menasché explained stem-cell treatment is being developed to help treat coronavirus pneumonia and inflammation.

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The science was also helped to aid the F1 legend's recovery

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The science was also helped to aid the F1 legend’s recoveryCredit: Getty – Contributor
Professor Philippe Menasché explained the treatment can be used to help Covid-19 patients
Professor Philippe Menasché explained the treatment can be used to help Covid-19 patients

Little was known about the stem-cell operation carried out on seven-time world champion Schumacher, but he was believed to have received transfusions of inflammation-reducing stem-cells – with a nurse confirming to French press he was “conscious”.

And now the science is being used to help fight Covid-19, Dr Menasché told Express.co.uk, adding: “It is very safe.”

The doc, who is thought to
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