RIKEN suspends first clinical trial involving induced pluripotent stem cells

@article{Garber2015RIKENSF,
  title={RIKEN suspends first clinical trial involving induced pluripotent stem cells},
  author={K. Garber},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  year={2015},
  volume={33},
  pages={890-891}
}
  • K. Garber
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Biotechnology
VOLUME 33 NUMBER 9 SEPTEMBER 2015 NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY autologous transplants, which would have been much more informative. “There’s only been one patient with the autologous, which is a shame,” says Pete Coffey, a stem cell researcher at University College London. “An N of one is never good, that’s for sure.” For RIKEN’s future allogeneic trial, cells will come from CiRA, which is developing a bank of iPSCs from consenting individuals who have already donated to cord blood or peripheral blood… Expand

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