OHSU

Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy

About the center

Human Stem Cell Discovery Named Top 10 Breakthrough - 2013!

Our paper on making human embryonic stem cells from skin cells using a procedure called somatic cell nuclear transfer recognized as Top 10 discovery for 2013 by these international publications:

The discovery holds promise for treating conditions such as Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cardiac disease and spinal cord injuries.