Breaking News in Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

November 20th, 2007

Direct reprogramming of human skin cells may lend itself to myriad medical applications in a potentially less controversial manner than the use of embryonic stem cells.


Two journals, Cell and Science are reporting the findings from two research teams, one led by Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University and the other led by Junying Yu of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

News articles:

UW-Madison News: http://www.news.wisc.edu/14474


BBC News: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7101834.stm

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