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Stem Cells Transplanted in Monkey Without Anti-Rejection Drugs

September 16, 2016

(U.S. News & World Report) – Scientists report they have successfully transplanted reprogrammed monkey stem cells into the eyes of other monkeys without the need for anti-rejection drugs. The techniques used in this study have been in development for some time. The long-term goal is to replace damaged tissues or organs one day with healthy new ones grown in a lab using stem cells.

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