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Stroke trial shows promise of UK stem cell sector

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

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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