Navigation Links
Progress toward the clinical application of autologous induced pluripotent stem cells and gene repair therapy for treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia
Date:3/31/2011

Study shows, for the first time, the successful reprogramming of diseased human hepatocytes into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).1

Results also found differentiation into mature hepatocytes was more efficient than that with fibroblast-derived iPSCs.

The generation of diseased hepatocyte-derived human iPSC lines provides a good basis for the study of liver disease pathogenesis.

Such technology could give a potentially unlimited reservoir of cells for the treatment of human liver diseases: generating genetically corrected liver cells via auto-transplantation of genetically modified hepatocytes, thus avoiding liver transplant and lifelong immunosuppression.


'/>"/>

Contact: Travis Taylor
easlpressoffice@cohnwolfe.com
44-784-306-9451
European Association for the Study of the Liver
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Older and stronger: Progressive resistance training can build muscle, increase strength as we age
2. Researchers find drug that stops progression of Parkinsons disease in mice
3. Neiker-Tecnalia makes progress in detection and prevention of infection by visna maedi virus
4. Researchers learn why PSA levels reflect prostate cancer progression
5. Progress toward treating infections by silencing microbes smart phones
6. Progress toward first commercial repellent for East Coasts stinker
7. Erlotinib improves progression-free survival as first-line therapy in advanced lung cancer
8. Gene-environmental interactions and MS progression is focus of new study
9. Stem cell research: What progress has been made, what is its potential?
10. 23rd ECNP Congress: Pioneering CNS research -- translating neuroscience into clinical progress
11. At opening of XVIII International AIDS Conference, scientific, community and political leaders applaud recent progress toward universal access and urge continued momentum to finish what weve started
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/9/2017)... Australia , March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... at the prestigious World Lung Imaging Workshop at the ... Fouras , was invited to deliver the latest data ... This globally recognised event brings together leaders at the ... latest developments in lung imaging. "The ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... 2, 2017 Summary This report provides ... its partnering interests and activities since 2010. ... Read the full report: ... since 2010 report provides an in-depth insight into the partnering ... On demand company reports are prepared upon purchase ...
(Date:2/28/2017)... , Feb. 28, 2017   Acuant , a ... globally, announces significant enhancements to new and core technologies ... New products include mobile and desktop Acuant FRM TM ... - a real time manual review of identity ... technology provides the fastest and most accurate capture software ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... , ... Executive search firm, Slone Partners, announces the placement ... a distinguished life sciences expert with a proven track record in strategic global ... range of services related to laboratory testing and analysis for the pharmaceutical, medical ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... Infectex Ltd., a Russian portfolio company of Maxwell Biotech Venture ... added to the standard drug therapy regimen in patients with multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (MDR-TB). ... USA ) and the US National Institutes of Health. ... ... Logo ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... ... March 27, 2017 , ... A research team led ... grafts in JoVE’s Video Journal, the world’s first peer-reviewed scientific video journal. The ... treating coronary artery disease (CAD). Lam is an assistant professor at the Department ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... and ROCKVILLE, Md. , March 24, ... Maxwell Biotech Venture Fund (MBVF), today announced positive results ... to the standard drug therapy regimen in patients with ... molecule drug discovered by scientists at Sequella, Inc. ( ... of Health. A total of 140 ...
Breaking Biology Technology: