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Doctors in the Heart Institute are using an experimental stem cell procedure to preserve 19-year-old Caleb Sizemore’s heart function. Sizemore has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which leads to scaring on his muscles, including his heart. “We’re going in and trying to › Continue Reading

In a recent study, researchers including Taosheng Huang, MD, PhD, director, Mitochondrial Disorders Program, found that induced pluripotent stem cell lines had elevated levels of somatic mitochondrial mutations. In Cell Stem Cell, the researchers argue that stem cells should be › Continue Reading