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Advance in regenerative medicine could make reprogrammed cells safer while improving their function


August 1, 2013

biology graphic The enormous promise of regenerative medicine is matched by equally enormous challenges. But a new finding by a team of researchers led by Weill Cornell Medical College has the potential to improve both the safety and performance of reprogrammed cells. Full Story

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