Wide ranging applications for induced pluripotent stem cells

"My fixed vision for my research team was to re-programme adult cells to function like embryonic-like stem cells. I knew it could be done, but just didn’t know how to do it," These were the words of Professor Shinya Yamanaka of the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences at Kyoto University as he  hopes more scientists will continue to use iPS cells in drug discovery and developing cell therapies.

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Similarly, Professor Takashi Asada of the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) will be presenting at the World Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Congress and will deliver exclusive insight onto their new culture system for large scale GMP production for ES/iPS cells.

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