TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Christie, Bryan
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/31/2009, p256
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37137571

 

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