Neural Crest Stem Cells In Skin Could Provide Alternative To Embryonic Stem Cell Use14 years, 6 months ago
Posted on Dec 26, 2004, 7 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Cell replacement therapy offers a novel and powerful medical technology. A type of embryonic stem cell, called a neural crest stem cell, that persists into adulthood in hair follicles was recently discovered by Maya Sieber-Blum, Ph.D., of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milos Grim, MD Ph.D., of Charles University Prague, and their collaborators.