Regenerative Medicine: Adult stem cell therapy leads the way
The Case Study
Adult stem cell therapy of Spinal cord repair diseases
Sources of information
The UK Stem Cell Foundation supports a variety of Research Projects in Regenerative Medicine
A starting reference for your study is a review article –
TEO, A.K and VALLIER, L – 2010 Emerging use of stem cells in regenerative medicine
You did a Public Information leaflet to highlight the benefits of this research, the advantages or disadvantages you see in the stem cell technology applied. And you did a explaintion of potential benefits to a public audience Spinal cord repair patient.
You should write a Statement and write a short summary (up to 200 words) your rationale for choice of the disease state and your choice for the target audience. This could include reference to lack of current treatments, health care costs, choice of patient or general public information/education.
Cite the references (pubmed – up to a maximum of 10) and web sites that you have used to access the information.