Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are pluripotent stem cells derived from the inner cell mass of the blastocyst. Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are a type of pluripotent stem cell derived from an adult somatic cell by inducing forced expression of specific genes. Learn more about ESCs/iPSCs.
Dr. Mahendra Rao is internationally renowned for his research involving human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and other somatic stem cells. » Read more about Dr. Rao.
The NIH Center for Regenerative Medicine (NIH CRM) is a community resource that works to provide the infrastructure to support and accelerate the clinical translation of stem cell-based technologies... » Learn more about our mission.
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