A patient's own blood has been used to make personalised stem cells, which doctors hope will eventually be used to treat a range of diseases.
The team at the University of Cambridge says this could be one of the easiest and safest sources of stem cells.
In a study, published in the journal Stem Cells: Translational Medicine, the cells were used to build blood vessels.
However, experts cautioned that the safety of using such stem cells was still unclear.
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
Wow: Making (Personalized!) Stem Cells From Blood
Some exciting news from the University of Cambridge: