Date : June 7, 2017
Video Report: The Future of Retinal Regeneration Using IPS Cells (Masayo Takahashi M.D., Ph.D., Project Leader, Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)
post date : 2017.06.07
In March this year, the world’s first transplant surgery using iPS cells from a donor was carried out successfully, increasing hopes that regenerative medicine treatments using stored iPS cells will become commonplace.
The FPCJ invited one of the people involved in this surgery, Dr. Masayo Takahashi, a project leader at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (a world leader in clinical research using iPS cells), to speak about the current state of and future possibilities for retinal regeneration treatment using iPS cells.
The briefing had a total of 18 participants, including 8 journalists from China, Denmark, France, Germany, South Korea and U.K..
・Briefer：Masayo Takahashi M.D., Ph.D., Project Leader, Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration,
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology
・Material：Retinal Cell Therapy using iPS Cells
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