February 14, 2014, by Lindsay Brooke
Playing cupid – stem cell scientists hoping to mend our ‘broken’ hearts
Imagine a world where a broken heart could be mended — not by Cupid’s arrow — but with a drug with no side effects or by an injection of new heart cells to replace the cells that have been lost or damaged.
These treatments might be years or decades away but that’s what a team of scientists at The University of Nottingham is working towards. There’s more on the University’s news page.
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[…] use of stem cells being used to mend broken hearts after massive heart failure. Read more on the Press Office blog, and watch an interview with Professor Chris Denning, featuring real beating heart cells seen under […]