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The Golden Cell: Gene Therapy, Stem Cells and the Quest for the Next Great Medical Breakthrough Karen Van Kampen

The Golden Cell: Gene Therapy, Stem Cells and the Quest for the Next Great Medical Breakthrough

Karen Van Kampen

Published May 25th 2010
ISBN : 9781443400053
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304 pages
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The promise of a regenerative medicine -- the regrowth of lost limbs and organs, new hope for patients with Alzheimers or multiple sclerosis, the cellular fountain of youth -- sounds like science fiction, but its real and on the cutting edge ofMoreThe promise of a regenerative medicine -- the regrowth of lost limbs and organs, new hope for patients with Alzheimers or multiple sclerosis, the cellular fountain of youth -- sounds like science fiction, but its real and on the cutting edge of medicine. Veteran medical journalist Karen van Kamped looks at this new technology through the stories of the scientists who are creating it and the ethical and legal questions with which they must deal. Many companies and universities in Canada are at the forefront of cellular research, and this fascinating book shows that the next frontier of medicine is unfolding around us.