Stem Cell Uses

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  • Uses of Stem Cells
    • To reduce preventable deaths
      • grow organs for organ transplants
    • To replace the damaged cells in the spinal cord that cause paralysis
    • Treating diseases
      • heart disease
        • Can make heart cells
        • Can make heart muscle tissue
        • Can make a beating heart
        • Patches for damaged hearts
      • Parkinsons disease
      • Alzheimer's disease
      • Replace cells damaged by chemotherapy or disease to fight some types of cancer
    • Treating type 1 diabetes
    • Treating potential birth defects
    • Treating macular degeneration
    • Treatment of burns
    • Trialling new drugs
    • Study of developmental biology
    • Helping scientists find out how diseases occur
      • to advance medicine


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