Adult Stem Cell Awareness

May 26, 2010

New Disease Identified, Treated with Adult Stem Cells

Filed under: adult stem cell awareness,alternative sources — chelseaz @ 7:58 am

This is pretty amazing:

Researchers at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) and the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital have identified a previously undiagnosed condition and successfully treated it by performing an experimental stem cell transplant.

Having spent her late teenage years in and out of hospital Katie Pulling had almost given up hope. “It was very confusing and very daunting. I kept hearing the doctors say, ‘We don’t know what is wrong’, ‘We don’t know why you are so sick’,” said Katie, who lives in north-eastern NSW.

With no options left Katie agreed to an experimental stem cell transplant – a transplant which ultimately saved her life.

Read more!
(h/t FRC Blog)

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