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
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.