Cellular Reprogramming – What the Future Holds
News Jul 23, 2010
At the recent International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) conference, Millipore hosted a panel session entitled “Cellular Reprogramming: What the Future Holds”. A number of stem cell experts as well as audience members shared their views on this rapidly evolving field of study, highlighting the new opportunities, challenges, and questions that are now confronting researchers
Below, in pdf form, is a brief overview of recent advances in the field of cellular reprogramming followed by a summary of topics discussed at the panel session.
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