Building on our own potential: a UK pathway for regenerative medicine: a report from the Regenerative Medicine Expert Group
- Document type
- Corporate author(s)
- Great Britain. Department of Health
- Department of Health
- Date of publication
- 1 March 2015
- Health Services
- Social welfare
- Material type
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- Provides recommendations for implementing a regenerative medicine delivery strategy.
- Acknowledges and builds on existing initiatives.
- Recommends further actions to support the adoption and spread of these innovative treatments in healthcare.
- Describes plans that will put the UK at the forefront of the application of regenerative medicine.
‘Regenerative medicine’ refers to methods that replace or regenerate human cells, tissues or organs in order to restore or establish normal function. It includes cell-based therapies, tissue engineering and gene therapy.
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