Leading stem cell scientist points to non-embryonic sources of cells

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 12 July 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c3733
  1. Geoff Watts
  1. 1London

    A leading stem cell researcher has responded to critics who wonder why the much publicised field of regenerative medicine is not progressing more speedily.

    Speaking three days before the opening on 12 July of the annual meeting in Nottingham of the UK National Stem Cell Network, David Warburton asked the critics to have a little more patience. In support of his faith in the potential value of stem cells he outlined recent lung and kidney research from his own laboratory.

    British by birth, Professor Warburton has worked for 30 years in Los Angeles, where …

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