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Stem Cells Undo Birth Defects, Hadassah-Hebrew University Study


1/7/2009 7:30:56 AM

Technology Review (MIT) -- By injecting stem cells directly into the brain, scientists have successfully reversed neural birth defects in mice whose mothers were given heroin during pregnancy. Even though most of the transplanted cells did not survive, they induced the brain's own cells to carry out extensive repairs.



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