Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency in collaboration with partners across Canada have leveraged funding for three years, valued at approximately $1.2 million, to pursue a new clinical and translational research project on the use of cord blood cells for adult patients who need stem cell transplants.
Scientists reported yesterday that they have overcome a major obstacle to using a promising alternative to embryonic stem cells, bolstering prospects for bypassing the political and ethical tempest that has embroiled hopes for a new generation of medical treatments.
IF STAKEHOLDERS in the local medical tourism industry would work together, stem cell transplant operations can become a service that Cebu-based hospitals may offer.
Scientists make red blood cells from embryonic stem cells; may someday help transfusion supply. Scientists say they've found an efficient way to make red blood cells from human embryonic stem cells, a possible step toward making transfusion supplies in the laboratory. The promise of a virtually...