Stem cells are now being used to treat eye and heart conditions

Stem cells can form many or all types of cells in the body. The ultimate stem cell is a fertilised egg.

Lab made stem cells called induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells are showing success in the treatment of cornea and heart disease (Nature article).

This is an exciting time for iPS cell research! Find out how these are made with our stem cell model.

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