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Susan Solomon:
The promise of research with stem cells

TEDGlobal 2012 · 14:58 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Susan Solomon: The promise of research with stem cells
14:58 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

Calling them "our bodies' own repair kits," Susan Solomon advocates research using lab-grown stem cells. By growing individual pluripotent stem cell lines, her team creates testbeds that could accelerate research into curing diseases — and perhaps lead to individualized treatment, targeted not just to a particular disease but a particular person.

Stem cell research advocate
Susan Solomon enables support for human stem cell research, aiming to cure major diseases and empower more personalized medicine. Full bio
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