Monday, April 3, 2006

Sheep are subjects of stem cell research

Esmail Zanjani, Chairman of Animal Biotechnology at the University of Nevada, Reno, hopes to use sheep to incubate organs that one day can be transplanted into humans or cells that can be injected into human fetuses to treat genetic diseases in vitro.

Zanjani’s work has captured national and international attention.

Each year, thousands of people die waiting for an organ for transplant.

Read article in Reno-Gazette Journal

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