Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury In research being reported in the Journal of Neuroscience, scientists from the University of California at Irvine have developed a treatment derived from human embryonic stem cells to treat rats with spinal cord injuries.
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Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury

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Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury

Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury

Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury

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We talk about what the U.K. is doing to promote stem cell research, with a scientist who wants to grow replacement cells and organs.

Guests:

Hans Keirstead, associate professor, Reeve-Irvine Research Center; co-director, UCI Stem Cell Research Consortium, University of California, Irvine