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New Method of Creating Healthy Stem Cells Could Potentially Improve Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia

Researchers at New York’s Weill Cornell Medicine have discovered an innovative method of producing healthy stem cells that could significantly improve treatment of sickle cell anemia and other blood disorders.

A study describing the method, “Conversion of adult endothelium to immunocompetent haematopoietic stem cells,” appeared in the journal Nature.