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The future: Personalised stem cells?


There has been a major development in stem cell research in which it may now be possible for stem cells to be created with your own genes reducing the risk of your body rejecting them.

Professor Roger Pederson directs the Medical Research Council Stem Cell centre at Cambridge and Emily Jackson of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority discuss how significant this is.

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