Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Stem Cells Move Into Prime Time

Stem Cells Move Into Prime Time - ScienceNOW: For more than a decade, stem cell therapies have been touted as offering hope for those suffering from genetic and degenerative diseases. The promise took another step toward reality last week with announcements here at the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research that two groups are moving forward with human clinical research, one focusing on a rare genetic neurological disease and the other for the loss of vision in the elderly.

Editor: Both procedures use adult -- not embryonic -- stem cells.

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