19. Ten Hurdles to Stem Cell Use

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch19

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Ten Hurdles to Stem Cell Use, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244



  • stem cell therapy;
  • type 1 diabetes;
  • lou gehrig's disease;
  • embryonic stem cells;
  • therapy development


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Knowing Whether Stem Cells Can Actually Fix What Ails You

  • Cultivating Enough Cells

  • Getting the Right Cells for the Job

  • Eliminating Unwanted Cells

  • Matching Cells and Patients

  • Delivering Cells to Their Destination

  • Keeping Track of Cells

  • Ensuring Safety

  • Setting Up Clinical Trials

  • Figuring Out Healthcare Delivery