First clinical trial involving human embryonic stem cells gets underway in Chicago

<p>September 22, 2010</p> <p>Enrollment has begun for the first clinical trial to test a therapy developed from human embryonic stem cells.</p> <p>The trial&rsquo;s primary aim is to assess the safety of Geron Corp.&rsquo;s experimental oligodendrocyte progenitor cells, which have been in development for about a decade. They were derived from some of the earliest human embryonic stem cells ever created.</p>