An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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COMMITTEE ON THE BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF STEM CELL RESEARCH

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Stem cells and the future of regenerative medicine.

Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2002.

In 2001 this report cited the following diseases with high prevalence in the United States as likely candidates for stem cell research:

Cardiovascular Disease: 58 million U.S. patients
Automimmune Disease: 30 million patients
Diabetes: 16 million patients
Osteoporosis: 10 million patients
Cancers: 10 million patients
Alzheimer’s: 5.5 million patients
Parkinson’s disease: 5.5 million patients

The report also cited many lower incidence diseases and conditions that would benefit such as spinal cord injuries, burns and various birth defects.

Digital edition from nap.edu at this link.



Subjects: ECONOMICS, BIOMEDICAL, Regenerative Medicine