A patient’s own blood has been used to make personalised stem cells, which doctors hope will eventually be used to treat a range of diseases.
The team at the University of Cambridge says this could be one of the easiest and safest sources of stem cells. In a study, published in the journal Stem Cells: Translational Medicine, the cells were used to build blood vessels. However, experts cautioned that the safety of using such stem cells was still unclear.
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