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Genetics

12 October 2010

1st patient treated in stem cell trial

The first patient to be treated in a US-government-approved study involving human embryonic stem cells has been injected with millions of the potentially life saving cells.

The first patient to be treated in a US-government-approved study involving human embryonic stem cells has been injected with millions of the potentially life saving cells.

"We've known about this for a long time, we've been waiting for it to happen and we hope it goes well. Definitely it's a step forward," said Susan L. Solomon, CEO of the New York Stem Cell Foundation.

'A safety study'

 

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