Stem Cell Scientist Sets Record Straight on Spinal Cord Injury Trials

<p>By Kristen Philipkoski,&nbsp;Aug 08, 2007 (Wired Science)- There’s been lots of confusion and some mischaracterizations about when the first embryonic stem cell clinical trial might take place and what it might treat. Spinal cord injury has been a leading candidate. Hans Keirstead, a scientist at the University of California at Irvine has been at the center of the discussions. His work, which has helped rats with severed spinal cords &quot;walk&quot; again…</p>