Induced Stem Cells Promise ‘A Whole New Way To Do Medicine’
The Jewish Daily Forward | August 8, 2011 | By Ariel Bleicher
In Petri dishes inside Dr. Lorenz Studer’s lab, translucent clumps of human cells multiply in nutrient baths the color of red Kool-Aid. Under a microscope, the cells look round and gelatinous, like mounds of miniature eyeballs.
“You can’t tell by looking at them, but there’s something wrong in the genetic code,” said Studer, a professor of developmental biology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
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