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Medical Stem Cell based cure for blindness?

  1. Apr 20, 2009 #1
    From the UK's Sunday Times:

     
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  3. Apr 22, 2009 #2

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    I'm not surprised that Pfizer is interested in the therapy. Recipients will be required to take Pfizer's anti-rejection drugs the rest of their life if embryonic stem cells are used.
     
  4. Apr 23, 2009 #3
    We have several areas of our bodies that the immune system appears to be incapable of function. These are called immune-privileged sites, and include the eye, brain, ovary and testis.
    You can read more about it here.
    www.mai-journal.com/interviews/streilein.pdf[/URL] -
     
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  6. Apr 24, 2009 #5

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