Embryo Research May Never Produce Cures: Head of UK Stem Cell Network

LONDON, April 11, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Lord Patel of Dunkeld, chairman of the UK National Stem Cell Network and chancellor of Dundee University, told the Scotsman earlier this week that research involving stem cells would likely lead to therapies, but that ultimately such treatments could prove too risky for human use.

He also said it could be five to ten years before viable stem cell treatments were available. But even then, he observed, “We have to be cautious. It may not deliver therapy for anything. We may find that stem therapy is quite a risky business.”

In terms of the efficacy of stem cell cures, Lord Patel did not draw a distinction between embryonic and adult stem cell research. Thus far, however, researchers working with embryos have found that the use of embryonic stem cells involves a high risk of the development of cancerous tumours. Adult stem cells, on the other hand, have already been successfully used in a host of cures.


straight from the head-less horseman’s horse’s mouth!!

All Catholics should demand the total and absolute criminalization of all experiments on human embyros including but not limited to embrynic stem cell research!!!

All the mad scientists and baby mudereres who participate in these immoral modern day infant sacrifices should all be criminally prosecuted and locked up.

bumping up, i want people to read this.

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