Induced pluripotent stem cells: An emerging theranostics platform

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Abstract

Nuclear reprogramming generates induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells endowed with the unlimited potential to reconstruct genetically identical tissues. This biomedical tool offers unprecedented opportunities to develop scalable yet personalized cell-based reagents. The emerging platform of regenerative theranostics provides a unique approach to expose mechanisms of disease etiology in the context of dysfunctional cell biology. Resolved molecular dynamics that define and regulate the regenerative capacity of individual stem cells will enable next-generation, patient-specific diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)648-650
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Volume89
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2011

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  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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