The Medicinal Power of Stem Cells Harvested From Placentas

By medGadget

Following the birth of a child, the placenta that supported life in the womb is typically thrown away. Robert Hariri, CEO of Cellular Therapeutics, gave a talk at last year's TEDMED arguing that placenta-derived stem cells promise to offer therapy options for all sorts of diseases and conditions. Here it is in its entirety:


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