Stem Cell Research: Changing Biomedicine Indefinitely

Author bio: Guest post is submitted by Sasha Bakhru, the VP, CTO, and Co-Founder of Perosphere Inc., which is a specialty pharmaceuticals company. Go to his website for more information.

Bio Medicine continues to change rapidly with all of the modern advancements in research. There are many types of medical treatment that are now available which weren’t even a few years ago. One of the most important advancements is the study and utilization of stem cells.

Stem cells are actually naturally occurring in the human body. However, they can also be used to grow and develop into virtually any body part. Essentially, stem cells are cells that haven’t yet grown into their final form or function. Eventually stem cells are used for a specific organ such as the skin or brain. Modern researchers now conduct many different types of experiments using stem cells.

Stem cells are powerful tools that are used in all different types of medical treatments. Many medical researchers believe that stem cell therapy is going to completely revolutionize the way that diseases are treated. Stem cell therapy can be used in procedures such as bone marrow transplants which are used to treat leukemia. Stem cells can be used to treat a variety of diseases besides cancer including Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injuries, to name a few.

There are different types of stem cells that can be used in this research. There are adult stem cells as well as fetal and embryonic. Stem cell therapy is a slightly controversial topic to some. However, this treatment offers hope to millions all over the world. Many of the stem cell treatments are still considered experimental at this time because there is still a lot of research that needs to be done.

For more information on stem cells, check out the website of Sasha Bakhru.

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