CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? STEM CELLS RESTORE HEARING IN DEAF GERBILS – WHEN WILL IT WORK ON HUMANS?


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Human embryonic stem cells, induced to become auditory neurons (yellow), were implanted into gerbils. Replacing damaged auditory neurons allowed the gerbils to regain most of their hearing.

http://singularityhub.com/2012/09/18/can-you-hear-me-now-stem-cells-restore-hearing-in-deaf-gerbils-when-will-it-work-on-humans/

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