Human Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Partial Hearing in Gerbils

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Human stem cells differentiated into auditory neurons.

There are more than 275 million people that have moderate to profound hearing loss, and many are caused by a breach in the connection between the inner ear and the brain. Researchers have discovered that a key component in repairing the auditory nerve is human embryonic stem cells.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

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