The Human Trial

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The Human Trial

Runtime: 91 Minutes | Rating: Not Rated
Directors: Lisa Hepner &, Guy Mossman
Genres: Documentary, Science, Health
Distributor: Abramorama

Synopsis

In 2011, Lisa Hepner and her husband Guy Mossman heard about a radical stem cell treatment for diabetes, a disease that shockingly kills more than five million people each year. Driven by a desire to cure Lisa of her own type 1 diabetes (T1D), the filmmakers were given unprecedented, real-time access to a clinical trial - only the sixth-ever embryonic stem cell trial in the world. What follows is an intimate journey with the patients and scientists who put themselves on the line to be first.