Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, June 21st, 2009
But gene therapy has the potential to solve this problem, according to a perspective article from physician-scientists at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center published in a recent issue of the journal Cell Stem Cell. The paper details strategies for genetically modifying stem cells prior to transplantation in order to ensure their safety.
"Stem cell therapy offers enormous potential to treat and even cure serious diseases. But wayward stem cells can...
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