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Woman Receives First Corneal Transplant Made from iPS Cells

Accepted submission by Anonymous Coward at 2019-09-10 21:07:55 from the Biology dept.
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"A woman in Japan with a corneal disease has become the first person in the world to receive a corneal transplant made from induced pluripotent stem cells, according to a team of researchers led by ophthalmologist Kohji Nishida at Osaka University."

"The patient’s vision has improved since the procedure, and her cornea remains clear."

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/woman-receives-first-corneal-transplant-made-from-ips-cells--66385 [the-scientist.com]


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