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    I came across this website of a series of shows on PBS called Frontline. I remember seeing this show when it first aired but didn't have access to it. It is called FrontLine's "Organ Farm".

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    Thanks for this post Dr. Young, wild stuff.

    FYI - There is a 14 minute video preview of one of the stories from the Frontline episode.
    Transplanting fetal pig neural cells into a stroke victim's brain, whom suffers partial paralysis. Wild!

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    There are must be some differences from pig to humanbeing.
    To support the transplanted nerve stem cell survive and differentation into functional axons is the key step for care.

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