The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives, Alice Park
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The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives

Author: Alice Park

Narrator: Walter Dixon

Unabridged: 10 hr 53 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Gildan Audio

Published: 05/24/2011

Genre: Medical - Ethics

Synopsis

A landmark book by the senior science writer at Time magazine introduces us to a medical breakthrough that can save our lives. Few people know much about stem cell research beyond the ethical questions raised by using embryos. But in the last decade, stem cell research has made huge advances toward eliminating some of our most intractable diseases. Now this sweeping and accessible book introduces us to this cutting-edge science that will revolutionize medicine and change the way we think about and treat disease. Alice Park takes us from stem cell's controversial beginnings to the recent electrifying promise of being able to create the versatile cells without using embryos at all. She shows us how stem cells give researchers an unprecedented ability to study disease while giving patients the promise of replacing diseased cells with healthy new ones. And she profiles the scientists and leaders-many with their own compelling stories-who have fueled the quest and will continue to shape the field in years to come.

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