March 6, 2019

Japan Relaxes Rules on iPS Cell Research, Potentially Paving Way for Growth of Human Organs in Animals

(The Japan Times) – The green light has been given to a controversial research process that involves implanting human stem cells inside animals and could eventually lead to growing human organs for transplant inside animal hosts. The decision by the … Read More

November 14, 2018

Kyoto University Performs World’s First iPS Cell Transplant for Parkinson’s

(The Japan Times) – Kyoto University said Friday it has conducted the world’s first transplant of induced pluripotent stem cells to treat Parkinson’s disease. Nerve cells created from the artificially derived stem cells, known as iPS cells, were transplanted into … Read More

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