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Scripps Cardiologist Discusses State of Stem Cell Research

Union-Tribune article focuses on latest clinical trial

Stem cell testing vials for heart care research.

Union-Tribune article focuses on latest clinical trial

Despite two decades of research using stem cells to treat heart problems, Scripps Clinic cardiologist Richard Schatz, MD, told the San Diego Union-Tribune recently that scientists still haven't found a proven method that works in humans.

Dr. Schatz's own research efforts in this field reach back more than a dozen years.

Read the Union-Tribune article and watch a video interview with Dr. Schatz: Study: Heart Failure Stem Cells Therapy Safe, Shows Early Signs of Effectiveness

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