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Use of Stem Cells in Personalized Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Study  
11/27/2012 7:07:08 AM

Johns Hopkins researchers report concrete steps in the use of human stem cells to test how diseased cells respond to drugs. Their success highlights a pathway toward faster, cheaper drug development for some genetic illnesses, as well as the ability to pre-test a therapy's safety and effectiveness on cultured clones of a patient's own cells.