Study on injecting stem cells into the brains of stroke patients to start in Scotland this year

Christie, Bryan
January 2009
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/31/2009, p256
Academic Journal
The article reports on research in Scotland that will focus on injecting stem cells from human fetal tissue into the brains of stroke patients. The stem cell line was developed by the company ReNeuron which did not get approval for the study in the United States. The University of Glasgow's Institute for Neurological Sciences is involved in testing the safety of this potential treatment for brain damage.


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