Stem Cells Undo Birth Defects, Can Help Reverse Brain Damage

This is an excellent advancement in repairing brain damage caused by strokes, etc. While there is a small downside that injected stem cells could get stuck in tissue, the discovery far outweighs that small stumbling block. Also I assume that the people against stem cell research don’t so much like this either.

“If you use neural stem cells,” says Yanai, “they are your little doctors. They’re looking for the defect, they’re diagnosing it, and they’re differentiating into what’s needed to repair the defect. They are doing my job, in a way.”

via Technology Review: Stem Cells Undo Birth Defects.

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