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Human stem cells help monkeys

Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have successfully used human stem cells to return heart function to macaque monkeys with heart failure. The hope is that this research may pave the way to restore heart function in humans suffering from heart failure as well. Check out the YouTube video:

Source:

https://newsroom.uw.edu/news/stem-cells-restore-function-primate-heart-failure-study

 

Categories: Comparative Physiology

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