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Career options in stem cell research

The field of stem cell research offers lucrative career options for people looking for something different in the field of medical science. 

Stem cell research is emerging as one of the most viable career options for youngsters, willing to take on a variety of challenges. Let us first understand why stem cell therapy or regenerative therapies are often dubbed as the “Future of Modern Medicine.” Stem cells are found in the body’s organs, tissues, blood, and immune system and have the ability to regenerate into additional stem cells or differentiate into specialised cells, such as nerve or blood cells. This remarkable ability makes them invaluable in medical treatment. Stem cell therapy, also known as regenerative medicine, promotes the reparative response of diseased, dysfunctional or injured tissues using stem cells or their derivatives. It is the next chapter in organ transplantation and uses cells instead of donor organs, which are limited in supply.

Researchers grow stem cells in a…