This is a new place. the way they are progressing, the USA will be the top country to have a stem cell therapy.

Rensselaer and New York State Launch New Stem Cell Research Center


Research on stem cells offers promise in an array of health areas, ranging from trying to regenerate damaged nerve cells following spinal cord injuries to offering potential cures for autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and Type 1 diabetes. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), stem cells are important because — unlike other cells in the human body — they are capable of dividing and renewing themselves for long periods. In addition, because stem cells are unspecialized — meaning that they are not associated with any tissue-specific functions — early research has shown that under the right circumstances these cells can give rise to cells associated with specific functions, under a process called differentiation. Today, according to NIH, scientists are just beginning to understand the so-called triggers that can start stem cell differentiation into, for example, nerve, muscle, or bone cells.