Programming adult stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy and more by mimicking nature

22 julio 2015

Stem cells hold great potential for addressing a variety of conditions from spinal cord injuries to cancer, but they can be difficult to control. Scientists now report a new way to mimic the body’s natural approach to programming these cells. Using this method, they successfully directed adult stem cells to turn specifically into muscle, which could potentially help treat patients with muscular dystrophy.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/