Human trials using stem cells to treat a genetic nerve disease

Following up on yesterday’s post below, another important study was just published in the journal Science Translational Medicine that brings closer the use of stem cells to treat central nervous system damage. In the first of its kind experiment, researchers at UCSF, in collaboration with StemCells, Inc., treated 4 children affected with neural degenerative genetic disease with human neuronal stem cells.

View the original article here: Human Trials Using Stem Cells to Treat a Genetic Nerve Disease – About – News & Issues

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