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The NATO-ASI conference Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application featured cutting-edge presentations ranging from laboratory research findings to the latest therapeutic applications. This book features contributions from many of the leading international scientists from North America and Western and Eastern Europe who participated in this conference. Articles cover a broad range of hot topics in stem cell and leukemia research.
State-of-the-art articles from leading scientists in stem cell and leukaemia research
Contains the East European view on stem cell research
Covers stem cell research - from bench to bedside
Provides novel data in hot areas of science such as stem cell & gene therapy research