Stem cell breakthrough - using fat cells to create human multipotent stem cells to regenerate body parts

Stem cell breakthrough - using fat cells to create human multipotent stem cells to regenerate body parts

Face it, given the median age for CLL diagnosis is about 72, most of us are wishing we could replace some worn out body parts...  While not CLL related, the article below does touch on why bone marrow transplants work (it's stem cells that are transplanted) and why this new technique is an important breakthrough.  John Pimanda, Associate Professor of Medicine and Stem Cell Biology, Ralph Mobbs, Neurosurgeon at the Prince of Wales Hospital; Conjoint Lecturerand Vashe Chandrakanthan, Researcher, regenerative medicine, all from UNSW Australia explain their breakthrough technique which can produce human multipotent stem cells to repair spinal disc injuries and potentially be used to regenerate many other body tissues:

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Neil

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  • Thanks Neil for this glance into the future solutions to health problems. Exciting but sadly many years in the future.

    Bubnjay1

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