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February 7, 2023

Reprogramming stem cells to heal disease

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

At one point, Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D., was so down and discouraged that he almost gave up his research into embryonic cells and their powerful potential to replace diseased cells. He was finding little interest among colleagues; funding was hard to come by; and research journals rejected his studies. Then, discovery of human embryonic cell […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, induced pluripotent stem cells, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine & Surgery, reprogramming cells, Shinya Yamanaka

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