Family Research Council

ADULT STEM CELLS

David Prentice

Adult stem cells

  • Derived from body tissues; e.g., bone marrow, blood, muscle, umbilical cord blood, placenta, amniotic fluid
  • Can be derived from any age (babies, children, adults)
  • Harvested without harm or destruction of stem cell donor
  • Patient can use own adult stem cells--no transplant rejection
  • No tumor formation
  • Currently treating patients successfully

Successful, Ethical Treatments for Patients Now

Focus on the Patients First!

Put resources where they will help patients--Adult Stem Cells

Stem Cell Research Facts