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Advance in regenerative medicine could make reprogrammed cells safer while improving their function
August 1, 2013
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.
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