Scientists combine genes, stem cells to stimulate blood vessel growth

10/5/2009 | Bloomberg

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were able to stimulate the growth of blood vessels in mice with heart disease by equipping stem cells with genes, which trigger the release of growth factors, delivered with the aid of a polymer. Although the technique requires further studies, they hope to conduct human trials within two years, the lead researcher said.

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