This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to stem cells. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources. The book is designed for physicians, medical students preparing for Board examinations, medical researchers, and patients who want to become familiar with research dedicated to stem cells. If your time is valuable, this book is for you. First, you will not waste time searching the Internet while missing a lot of relevant information. Second, the book also saves you time indexing and defining entries. Finally, you will not waste time and money printing hundreds of web pages.
You know all those voices telling you that human embryos must be destroyed to succeed in stem cell research? They’re wrong. This book explains why. Read a sample chapter at www.checkwithchip.blogspot.com.
The Stem Cell Ophthalmology Treatment Study, SCOTS, is the largest Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved ophthalmology study registered with the NIH (www.ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier NCT01920867). Jeffrey Weiss, M.D. is the Principal Investigator and Steven Levy M.D. is the Study Director. Discoveries made during SCOTS lead to the development of the Neurologic Stem Cell Treatment Study, NEST. NEST is IRB approved and registered with NIH (www.ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier NCT02795052).