Friday, July 30, 2010
FDA Approves First Trial of Embryonic Stem Cell Treatment on Humans
NY Times: Prescriptions blog: F.D.A. Clears Way for Embryonic Stem Cell Trial Using Patients, by Andrew Pollack:
The world’s first authorized test in people of a treatment derived from human embryonic stem cells has been cleared to begin by the Food and Drug Administration.
The trial will test cells developed by Geron Corporation and the University of California, Irvine in patients with new spinal cord injuries. . . .