The Promise of Stem Cell Research

The Promise of Stem Cell ResearchWritten by Louise Thomas

Imagine a world where Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Alzheimer’s and epilepsy can be easily treated with little more than an injection of the appropriate stem cells.

Imagine if spinal injuries, brain damage, rheumatoid arthritis or even juvenile diabetes could be repaired after a few days in hospital, or that any damaged organ could be repaired. It could be that within the next few decades certain organ transplants will become obsolete medical procedures.