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Local Researchers Discover Potential of Adult Stem Cells

Could stem cells from adults be as promising as those from embryos? On Wednesday’s Full Focus, we’ll look at how a local biotech is working to cure diseases using adult stem cells.

Imagine the potential if your own fat tissue could help regenerate your diseased heart. Cytori Therapeutics says this possibility may not be so far away. The La Jolla based biotech is doing clinical trials with adult stem cells.  Given the controversy over embryonic stem cells, we discuss the potential of stem cells taken from adult fat tissue.