On 27th August,2008 Dr. George Daley and Kevin Eggan, scientists of the Harvard University made a breakthrough announcement regarding the creation of stem cells from patients with a variety of diseases. They say that this disease-specific stem cells will reshape medicine, as stem cells will make the cells to grow in the petri dish of the lab which will increase the chance of study of all degenerative diseases.
Dr George Daley and his colleagues at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute used a new technique, which will allow researchers to watch 10 genetic disorders develop in a lab dish and thus could help speed up efforts to find treatments for some of the most confounding ailments.
In a new research, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center have shown how stem-cell therapy might someday be used to treat Huntington’s disease — a fatal disorder for which there is currently no cure or even a treatment to slow the disease.
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