Claim of first human stem cell trial unravels

| October 15, 2012
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Claims by a Japanese scientist to have run a clinical trial in which reprogrammed cardiac muscle cells grown from induced pluripotent stem cells were transplanted into six US patients with severe heart failure were apparently inflated or made up.
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