Meet our pigs!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Through pigs like these, we are looking to determine if NSCs can survive and integrate into an injury site within the brain. Someday, we hope this type of…

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Chimeric Pigs Produced from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Demonstrate Germline Transmission and No Evidence of Tumor Formation in Young Pigs

Monday, September 5, 2011

Read our landmark paper “Chimeric Pigs Produced from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Demonstrate Germline Transmission and No Evidence of Tumor Formation in Young Pigs” published in the journal…

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The West Laboratory at ISSCR 2011: Chimeras and Tumors

Friday, June 17, 2011

The West Lab presented some of their groundbreaking research focusing on tumorigenicity and developmental aspects of chimeric pigs derived from induced pluripotent stem cells. The poster raised a…

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porcine induced pluripotent stem cells

Sunday, May 1, 2011

These cells come in as many colors as there maybe potential cures discovered by their use. Pig iPSCs: POU5F1 (red), SOX2 (green), DNA (blue).

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chimeric pigs generated from iPS cells

Friday, April 1, 2011

…and 29 chimeric pigs were born into the world. This is the first derivation of live chimeric animals generated from iPS cells in any species outside of the…

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