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Jan 13, 2018

A/Professor Megan Munsie PhD is the Deputy Director for the Centre for Stem Cell Systems at The University of Melbourne and the Head of the Education, Ethics, Law & Community Awareness Unit at Stem Cells Australia www.stemcellsaustralia.edu.au

Stem cell therapy is something I am being asked more and more about so I did some research and came across A/Prof Munsie.  Are they just another snake oil or do stem cells hold great opportunity for treating a wide range of severe and common disorders?  Today we find out:

- What are stem cells

- What conditions is there consistent evidence in treatment?

- What treatment avenues are we exploring?

- Where is it too early to be recommending stem cells?

- The occurrence of commercial exploitation 

- Risks, cost and ethics of stem cell therapy

 

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