Culture of Life
Facts of Life
BY The Editors
Sept. 8-21, 2013 Issue | Posted 9/3/13 at 3:44 PM
In our July 14 issue, we featured the story of Elizabeth Lobato ("Elizabeth’s Miracle: Hope for Health Care"). The story noted, "Pope Francis gave her a blessing at a Vatican conference focusing on adult stem cells" this past April. Her parents recently provided the photo to the Register.
The story and papal blessing are a fact of life: The 14-year-old Lobato’s brittle bone disease has been helped by adult stem-cell therapy pioneered by Dr. Ed Horwitz at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
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