Your skin is the largest organ in your body and it regenerates itself approximately every 27 days. Healthy skin is maintained by adult stem cells which self-renew and differentiate into fibroblasts and keratinocytes which are responsible for producing and maintaining the skin’s proteins:
On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Medical News Today published a 7-year old’s true story. We would like to share that story with you.
After an un-common genetic condition destroyed nearly 80 percent of a child’s skin, doctors believed the boy would die. Fortunately, stem cell treatment saved his life. Do you want to know how stem cell and gene therapy saved this little boy’s life?