Stem cells and stem cell science hold great promise for assisting in the diagnosis and cure of many currently untreatable diseases. Despite this promise, there are currently relatively few treatments that are safe and have been medically proven in clinical trials.
If you are considering any stem cell treatment you may wish to utilise the Handbook, as well as view this VIDEO where scientific experts discuss current developments in stem cell research.
The Australian Government has an excellent resources for learning about Clinical Trials. Click HERE to access it. Click HERE to search for clinical trials in Australia.
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has prepared a Patient Handbook on Stem Cell Therapies that addresses frequently asked questions about clinical therapies using stem cells. Download the PDF file here. ISSCR also publish information on stem cell clinical trials more generally, access this HERE.
The Australia and New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury Network (ANZSCIN) has produced a position statement regarding Stem Cell Interventions for Stem Cell Interventions for Spinal Cord Injury