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Cell therapies

Manufacturing Cell Therapies using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Minnesota

Biobusiness Grant Recipient: James R. Dutton, PhD

Grant Period: 2015-2016

Site: Stem Cell Institute | University of Minnesota

Click here to read Dutton's Final Report

For years, embryonic stem (ES) cells have shown great promise in helping to stimulate our body’s own ability to heal, but there are limitations to using these cells. Oftentimes, ES cells are rejected by the body’s immune system because they are not native to the body. There is another type of stem cell, though, that lack these compatibility issues.