- Words: 2552
- Length: 8 Pages
- Topic: Disease
- Paper #: 41593514
And perhaps most importantly of all, the UW researchers continue, stem cells "...provide our only window to the earliest stages of human development and, after differentiation, access to more specialized cells that could vastly improve our understanding of the onset of cell-based diseases, and perhaps ways to prevent them."
Among the diseases that may be able to be treated - and even cured - through stem cell research are Parkinson's Disease,