Stem Cell 101

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What are stem cells and how are they used in medical treatments now... and in the future?

John Wagner, M.D., Clinical Director, Stem Cell Institute at the University of Minnesota discusses.

For information about Dr Wagner's research on Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) visit

New hope for fatal skin condition


Physicians have set the path to a cure for a boy’s skin disease by using a cord blood and blood and marrow transplant.

New stem cell therapy pioneered

Tolar EB

University of Minnesota Physician-researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have published promising results showing the healing power of stem cells to repair skin – demonstrating that a lethal skin disease can be successfully treated with stem cell therapy.