Stem Cell

Stem Cell Technology could be the way of the future

Pros

For patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, Geron Corp.'s stem cell research was the shining hope.Industry watchers say the science of stem cell medicine remains sound.

Cons

The main problems of cell stem reasearch is economic and financial problems. It also has sever side effects, for example, "It was like someone ripped my heart out," said Sabrina Cohen, who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1992 and runs a research foundation in Miami.