Bioquark has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who have been declared clinically dead from a traumatic brain injury, to test whether parts of their central nervous system can be brought back to life.
The first stage of the ReAnima Project, ‘First In Human Neuro-Regeneration & Neuro-Reanimation’ will be a non-randomised, single group ‘proof of concept’ and will take place at Anupam Hospital in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand India. (Telegraph)
Perhaps the researchers should open a trial site in San Francisco. It sure seems like a great place to recruit subjects for this study.
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