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Stroke trial shows promise of UK stem cell sector

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The first stem cell clinical trial to receive UK approval has begun, in a patient left disabled by an ischaemic stroke (www.clinica.co.uk, 16 November 2010). If the trial is successful – and we won't know the results for some time – it will be good news not only for the patients in the trial and the company supplying the cells, but for the whole area of UK stem cell research – and biotech investors too.

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