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Wednesday, 05 August 2015 15:00

Islam open to stem cell research

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THE Malaysian medical fraternity has shown a timely initiative in holding on Oct 29, 2012 the first National Stem Cell Congress, opened by Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. As the minister highlighted, "stem cells are arguably the hottest area of research" in many parts of the world, particularly for their potential to provide regenerative cures for heart, kidney and spinal cord diseases. This is potentially the "glorious light at the end of the tunnel" for hopeful patients suffering debilitating diseases............. Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)


Daud Batchelor

Dr Daud Abdul-Fattah Batchelor is an Associate Fellow at IAIS Malaysia.