The New York Times reported today that researchers in Japan have used
human stem cells to create tiny human liver cells that they successfully
transplanted into mice. While human studies are years away, this is a
significant accomplishment toward the goal of one day replacing damaged
liver tissue with stem cells.
—Christine. M. Kukka, Project Manager, HBV Advocate
Source: "Scientists Fabricate Rudimentary Human Livers" by Gina Kolata. New York Times. 7/3/2013
Labels: Research and Discoveries, stem cells