APA has represented Texans for Advancement of Medical Research since 2003. TAMR is an organization of scientists, physicians, ethicists, leading health groups, and individuals who support biomedical research including all forms of stem cell research for the purpose of curing diseases and alleviating suffering. TAMR has been successful in preserving all forms of stem cell research in Texas.
It is exciting to read today that British surgeons are to take part in the first trial in patients of a human embryonic stem cell therapy to gain approval from regulators in Europe. Surgeons at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London will treat 12 patients with an incurable eye disease called Stargardt’s macular dystrophy, one of the main causes of blindness in young people.
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