Scientists are now able to reprogram any cell of the human body into pluripotent stem cells. This creates many possibilities for biomedical research because these stem cells can be turned into many other cell types sensitive to disease or drugs that are not normally accessible through tissue donation. Prof.dr. Christine Mummery succeeded in growing these stem cells into heart- and vessels ‘on-a-chip’.
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