Title

STEM CELLS

Faculty Advisor

Adams, David S.

Abstract

The use of stem cells to treat a wide range of injuries and degenerative diseases is currently one of the most exciting topics in the medical and scientific worlds. The potential for success of this type of treatment seems extremely promising, however moral and ethical opposition has impeded the advancement of stem cell research. This paper touches upon the various types of stem cells, their applications, as well as the ethical and legal issues surrounding this topic.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

October 2005

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Biology and Biotechnology

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