Method allows for generation of nephron progenitor cells

06/18/2013 | Asahi Shimbun (Japan), The

Researchers at Astellas Pharma and Kyoto University have developed a method to produce nephron progenitor cells from human induced pluripotent stem cells and human embryonic stem cells using various growth factors and chemical compounds. Scientists reported at a stem cell research meeting that the differentiated nephron progenitor cells demonstrated the qualities of natural nephron progenitor cells. This points to the potential of the differentiation method in improving regenerative treatments for chronic renal failure and other refractory renal diseases, they say.

View Full Article in:

Asahi Shimbun (Japan), The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Math Specialist
PCG Education
Richmond, VA
Sr. Technical Product Manager
NWEA
Portland, OR
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
Confidential
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations