July 10, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Transplantation of iPS Cell-Derived Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells

6 min read

When are iPS cell-based therapies ready to be tested in actual people? It’s the million or perhaps even billion dollar question of today in the stem cell field. I realize that perhaps it is also a dangerous question, politically-speaking, for me to ask in a public forum, but patient lives as well as potentially the progress of the entire iPS cell field are at stake. So someone needs to start an open discussion about this topic. People are certainly talking about it behind the …Read More