Cardiovascular Disease

Long-lasting blood vessels generated from human iPS cells

July 22, 2013

Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) succeeded in using reprogrammed human stem cells to make working blood vessels in mice that can survive for as long as nine months. The blood vessels were created with induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) derived from the mature skin cells of both healthy adults and individuals with type 1 diabetes.... Read more about Long-lasting blood vessels generated from human iPS cells

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