Stay alert to the latest and greatest on stem cells. Enjoy this week’s “3 Bullet Thursday,” a weekly post that we do to update you on interesting and important events within the world of stem cells.
(1) The world’s first clinical trial to inject stem cells into the womb was announced. The trial, starting in January 2016, will be headed by Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and the UK’s Great Ormond Street Hospital. It will seek to address osteogenesis imperfecta, or “brittle bone disease,” by using injected stem cells to correct errors within the fetal DNA. [Read more…]