Stem Cells + Therapeutic Cloning

Select achievements include:

Robert wEinberg

Determined that breast cells can spontaneously convert to a stem-cell-like state

Rudolf Jaenisch

Produced Parkinson’s disease patient-specific stem cells

Robert wEinberg

Identified a cellular transition that may be used to create stem cells

Harvey Lodish

Multiplied human blood stem cells 20-fold in culture

Rudolf Jaenisch

Used induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to treat sickle-cell anemia and Parkinson’s disease in mice

Peter REddien

Identified gene that regulates head or tail decision in regenerating flatworms

Rudolf Jaenisch

Used therapeutic cloning to correct immune deficiency in mice

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