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March 17, 2007

Adult Stem Cells Treat Eye Disease

British experts are pioneering a treatment using stem cell therapy to improve the sight of people born with a rare genetic eye disorder. Stem cells taken from dead donors, living relatives or even the patients themselves are grown in a laboratory until they form sheets and then transplanted on to the surface of the cornea. - more here

Yes, chalk another one up for adult stem cells, the kind that don't involve the destruction of a human life.

Posted by Blogorithm at March 17, 2007 12:43 PM


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