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Stem cell research will have a deep impact on human health

Stem-cell science is one of the most promising areas of biomedical research with the potential to dramatically improve treatment of the most intractable diseases, but it will likely take several more years to fully realize its potential.

That was the message at the annual Ansary Symposium on Stem Cell Research on June 6. The day-long event, which marked the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Ansary Stem Cell Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College, assembled the country’s leading stem-cell investigators to discuss the field’s achievements, its challenges and future.

“The potential for stem cells is tremendous: If someone has a
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