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New Applications for Pluripotent Stem Cells

Pharmaceutical development is beginning to employ tissues derived from pluripotent stem cells. This affords a more rapid and safer approach to determining potential deleterious effects resulting form the administration of the new therapies. Continue reading

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Stem Cell Research to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Stem cell research is addressing the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. The new research is not using fetal cells; rather, it is manipulating the most common stem cells in our body to replace those cells in the putamen area of the brain due to the disease. Continue reading

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