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Re: [IP] Re: Stem cell breakthrough? Not quite!



Pat you realize I did not write these words?  I was responding to them.

Thanks,
Marisa

----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Bannon" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2002 8:14 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Stem cell breakthrough? Not quite!
> I'm glad that everyone does NOT share your view as if they did we would
all
> just give up and there would have never been the discovery of antibiotics
or
> insulin or vaccines, etc, etc....

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marisa Schmidt" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 10:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Stem cell breakthrough? Not quite!
>
> > "> The point was that the insulin-production they managed to obtain was
> only
> > > 10% of the normal production of a beta cell...and didn't include any
of
> > the
> > > other functions that the beta cells provide.  Huge step is a bit of an
> > > exaggeration...it is, rather, one more small step built upon many many
> > other
> > > small steps."
>
> >
> > "> I realize that most diabetics do not share my view.  :-) But, I am
not
> > > convinced that a cure will happen in my lifetime...but I do believe
that
> > if
> > > more effort were spent on preventative research, that millions of
lives
> > > could be spared in the future.  I don't care that is no use to me
today,
> > for
> > > this world is not my home."
> >
> > You're thinking of yourself and I'm thinking of my child.  I do care and
> so
> > do many, many other motivated parents.  And there is a tremendous amount
> of
> > research towards preventing the disease.
> >
> > "(I'm making an effort to stimulate
> > > conversation and thinking here, not to be argumentative or difficult,
> > BTW.)"
> >
> > Well, of course I know that :)
> >
> > Marisa
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