Monday, October 11, 2010
ABC News: Medical Milestone: Genetics Company Begins First Embryonic Stem-Cell Treatment on Patient, by David Wright & Dan Childs:
For years, scientists have held out the promise that embryonic stem cells could repair damaged spinal cords and cure other serious ailments.
Scientists today got one step closer to making that promise a reality as they began an embryonic stem-cell treatment on a patient with spinal cord injuries. It is the first time a medical therapy has been used on a human in a government approved study. . . .