Tag Archives: Su-Chun Zhang

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UW Scientists Mimic Diseases in Stem Cells

For years, scientists have used animals to imitate human diseases. Now scientists are using the induced pluripotent stem cell (iPS cell) that develops specialized cells as functional models of human…

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Skin Cells Converted Directly to Nerve Cells

Su-Chun Zhang and his team of University of Wisconsin researchers have successfully¬†converted skin cells to nervous system cells directly, the university announced recently. Skipping the¬†induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) stage…

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Stem Cell Study Shows Memory, Learning Restoration

The University of Wisconsin revealed recently a study that is the first to show results suggesting human stem cells have the ability to successfully implant themselves in the human brain…