Therapeutic cloning: status and prospects.

  title={Therapeutic cloning: status and prospects.},
  author={Zhiming Han and Catherine A. Vandevoort and Keith E Latham},
  journal={Current opinion in molecular therapeutics},
  volume={9 4},
Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) offer a new and remarkable potential for treating and curing a wide range of genetic diseases such as diabetes and muscular dystrophy, degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, renal disease and heart disease, and traumatic injury such as spinal cord injury. Therapeutic cloning, wherein patient-specific ESCs can be… CONTINUE READING