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Experts are ignored in stem cell decision

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 03 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2097
  1. Fabio Turone
  1. 1Milan

A controversial stem cell procedure has been authorised by the outgoing Italian health minister, Renato Balduzzi, in the face of strong opposition from experts. The procedure involves the use of mesenchymal stem cells to treat neurological diseases such as metachromatic leucodystrophy …

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