January 23, 2012
Adult Stem Cells Build a Better Rat Penis
Gisela Telis, Science Now
Men in need of penis reconstruction could soon enjoy the benefits of a special ingredient: stem cells. A new study in rats shows that lacing a penis graft with adult stem cells yields better healing and sexual function than using the graft alone. The finding may point the way to improved treatments for a variety of human penile impairments.
TAGGED: Rats, Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells, Adult Stem Cells, Penis