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Ips Cells

Unlocking the Potential of Regenerative Medicine

Shinya Yamanaka | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact
Shinya Yamanaka

The future will almost certainly bring new and unexpected challenges. However, as we continue to add outstanding researchers and staff along with increasing support from the public and private sectors, I am determined to succeed in our mission, with the ultimate goal being to use iPS cell technology for patient care.

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Are Similar to Cancer Cells, But Nobel Prize Still Well-Deserved

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Science
Paul Knoepfler

My lab just published a somewhat provocative paper (still in unproofed form at this point) arguing that induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells are very similar in some ways to cancer cells. As such, the clinical use of iPS cells should wait for a lot more study.

Watch Obama's Fine Print on Stem Cells

Jeremy Manier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jeremy Manier

Now the hard part begins: implementing a stem-cell policy that's meaningful, has full ethical protections and unlocks the scientific talent that's been held back the last eight years.