Northwestern University: Nation’s Second Participant Enrolls in Human Embryonic Stem Cell Trial
5/11/2011 10:59:53 AM
Researchers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) recently enrolled their first subject in a national clinical research trial of a human embryonic stem cell-based therapy for participants with a subacute thoracic spinal cord injury. This is only the second enrollment nationwide in the study sponsored by Geron Corp. (Nasdaq: GERN). Northwestern is one of five sites currently open for subject enrollment. The trial will enroll up to 10 subjects nationally.
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