Stem Cell Research News – Weekly Newsletter for January 17-24, 2011

Monday, January 24, 2011

Stem cells from patients could help test cardiac disease treatments

LONDON – Stem cells derived from a patient with an inherited heart disease could help test specific treatments for the disease, known as long QT syndrome, say scientists.

Researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology turned the skin cells into a type of all-purpose stem cell called induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPSCs.

Prof. Lior Gepstein [..] Read the original article: here.

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