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Fiona Watt

The Rosalind Franklin Lecture: The Promise Of Stem Cells To Treat Human Disease

Hay Festival 2013 , 

There has been an explosion of interest in stem cells within the scientific and medical communities and also among politicians, pharmaceutical companies, ethicists and religious groups. They may have great potential to treat diseases that cannot be cured with current medicines. But how realistic are those expectations? Chaired by Brenda Maddox.