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UW stem cell guru outlines scientific and political future

James Thomson, pictured here in 2001 in his Primate Center lab. Source: Jeff Miller/UW-Madison Communications.
MADISON, Wis. University of Wisconsin anatomy professor James Thomson attempted to separate hype from reality on Friday in the controversial field of stem cell research,......

Full article >>> ith using animal stem cells. Using the mouse is a bad model [in embryonic stem cell research] for many reasons, he said. For example, the mouse does not use a corpus luteum in reproduction, a major failing for replicating human reproduction processes.

Another problem with adult stem cells is that heart cells dont divide in the laboratory, and healthy heart tissue is difficult to access. G......

Full article >>> able quality, he said.

Instead, he said that basic science has to be conducted to understand why pancreatic tissue is killed by a diabetics immune system in the first place. When science answers these fundamental questions, Thomson predicts a new focus on using embryonic stem cells for growing replacement organs.

Stem cell research in Thomsons lab within this decade will focus on......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Christine Javid 09/13/04


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