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UMN News: Novel stem cell therapy gives hope to boy with rare disease

In October 2007, Nate Liao got a chance at a normal life when doctors at the University and the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital, Fairview gave the Clarksburg, N.J., boy, now a 25-month-old, an experimental umbilical cord blood and bone m

State’s stem cell bill: the political stakes are high

A good share of politics is riding in tandem with science on a stem cell bill the Minnesota Legislature sent to Gov. Tim Pawlenty during the final days of this year’s session. Read more… By Sharon Schmickle