quotations about stem cell research
Stem cell therapy has shown tremendous promise in fighting and even eradicating disease, but it can also help us look and feel our best too.
STAFF WRITER, "6 ways stem cells are leading to medicinal miracles", ABC13, May 18, 2017
Mass-market stem cells could be key. Rather than using the patient's own stem cells, developing standard, 'off-the-shelf' versions presents the best hope for treating large numbers of patients at significantly less cost.
LOIS ROGERS, "The truth about the miracle cure that promises to treat everything", Daily Mail, April 24, 2017
Stem cells are a little like blank slates that are yet to take on a specific task. If you rewind the clock on any of your body's tissues, its cells will become less specialised, until you're left with a cell with a lot of potential to become nearly anything.
MIKE MCRAE, "World-First Trials Have Been Launched to Treat Parkinson's and Blindness With Embryonic Stem Cells", Science Alert, June 1, 2017
Specialised cells of plants can return to being stem cells without external manipulation. In the plant world, there is a natural reprogramming process.
CARSTEN PETERSON, "Stem cells in plants and animals behave surprisingly similarly", Phys Org, May 12, 2017