GROWING HUMAN LIVER CELLS 'IN A DISH'

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Full liver transplants are the main treatment option for severe liver disease, but suitable donors are in short supply. Could stem cell technology, in which healthy liver cells are grown in the lab, be a solution to this problem? Dr Dave Hay from the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine thinks it could.

Period7 Jan 2019

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  • TitleGROWING HUMAN LIVER CELLS 'IN A DISH'
    Media name/outletFuturum Careers
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date7/01/19
    DescriptionFull liver transplants are the main treatment option for severe liver disease, but suitable donors are in short supply. Could stem cell technology, in which healthy liver cells are grown in the lab, be a solution to this problem? Dr Dave Hay from the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine thinks it could.
    Producer/AuthorKaren Lindsay
    PersonsDavid Hay