A lot rides on Timothy J. Atchison’s immobile legs — they carry the hopes and dreams of tens of thousands of severely injured people. See this Historic and Inspiring Video.
“According to a new study done at the Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan, scientists will soon make a human eye by creating embryonic eye stem cells, which will help in the treatment of human blindness.“ - The medical Journal Nature. Read More
“Our findings suggest that using reproductive cells to generate embryonic stem cells that are ‘disease-free’ may be a solution for genetic diseases involving large, complex or poorly identified deletions in the genome or that are not treatable by current gene therapy approaches.” – Dr. McLaughlin Read More
FDA approves third embryonic stem cell trial. Read the rest of this entry »
Australian researchers are now studying Huntington’s disease in human embryonic stem cells (hESC). They report that signs of the disease can be seen in a laboratory petri dish containing undifferentiated cells which are just a few days old. The breakthrough teach the researchers how Huntington’s develops and how to treat it. Read More