Church supports Multiple Sclerosis stem cell project

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Church supports Multiple Sclerosis stem cell project

Postby MSUK » Mon Jul 26, 2010 1:50 am


Research being carried out in Bristol into the medical use of adult stem cells to help multiple sclerosis sufferers is being funded by the Catholic Church.

The church is opposed to embryonic stem cell research because it involves the destruction of embryos, but it supports the use of adult stem cells, which are found in the bodies of all humans.

In "an inspiring expression of confidence and optimism", £25,000 has been awarded by Catholic parishioners to Bristol professor Neil Scolding, who is undertaking important ethical stem cell research.... Read More - ... ageid/1405
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