History of Human Stem Cell Research

      • In 1968, the first bone marrow transplant (adult stem cells) was successfully used in treatment of SCID
      • Since the 1970ís, bone marrow transplants have been used for treatment of immunodeficiencies and leukemias
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Adult stem cell research on humans began in the 1960's, first achieving success in the treatment of a patient with severe combined immunodeficiency disorder in 1968. Since the early 1970's, adult stem cells have been successfully used for treatment of immunodeficiencies and leukemias.

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