“Stem cell ‘pharmacies’ that dispense tissue therapies could be as common as chemist shops in 20 years’ time, according to a top scientist.” The Independent envisions the future of medicine. “Professor David Warburton, one of the world’s leading experts on stem cells and regenerative medicine, said the era of stem cell technology was only just beginning.
In two decades he expected it to yield undreamed-of forms of personalised treatment for damaged body parts and organs. Speaking on the eve of a major stem cell meeting in Nottingham, he said: ‘In about 20 years’ time we will have stem cell banks just like we now have pharmacies with medicines in them. You’ll get a diagnosis for a specific problem and be given stem cells to treat that problem.'”