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Peers call for UK to harness “enormous” potential of regenerative medicine

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4248 (Published 01 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4248
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

Regenerative medicine has “enormous” potential to help people with chronic disease, but the United Kingdom is currently unprepared to harness its possibilities, peers have claimed.

Regenerative medicine, which involves replacing or regenerating cells, tissues, or organs in the human body to restore or establish normal function, includes cell therapy, gene therapy, and tissue engineering.

A report published on 1 July by the House of Lords …

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