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#51: Stem-cell therapy in cardiovascular medicine: An update with Dr Bobby RobbinsSep 10, 2012 16:15 EDT
Regenerative therapy using stem cells has—for a long time—shown great potential to impact cardiovascular medicine. What's the current state of the field? Dr Bobby Robbins shares his thoughts about current and future research including his goal to use embryonic stem cells in the human heart within 5 years.
- Stem-cell findings strike at long-held vascular disease dogma
- Stem-cell therapy still needs a lot more study
Dr Robbins has served on the corporate physician advisory group for Medtronic. He sits on the board of directors of Cytograft Tissue Engineering and Co-Repair, and is an advisor to PEAK Surgical.
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