medical breakthrough

Gene Therapy, Stem Cells, and the Quest for the Next Great Medical Breakthrough
by Karen van Kampen

While many North Americans are familiar with such subjects as stem cell research and regenerative medicine from parsing the odd newspaper article, it is probably safe to say that the vast majority of us are as informed about the science behind them as we are about the surface of Jupiter. And so it will be with great satisfaction that this self-same group will read Karen van Kampen’s assiduously researched book and gain insight into an area of science that may well hold the key to the future of medicine but that also tends to be a magnet for controversy. Read more…