Pioneer of iPS cells touts technology's benefit to drug development

05/3/2010 | Times (London) (subscription required), The

The use of induced pluripotent stem cells in in vitro trials would reduce the need for animal testing of experimental drugs, said Jamie Thomson, a professor at the University of Wisconsin and one of the pioneers of iPS technology. Thomson said iPS cells would be more cost-effective as laboratory models for disease and drug research rather than being used to create tissue, allowing scientists to "learn a tremendous amount about the human body" and "profoundly change human medicine."

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