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Generating the First Clinical-Grade hESC Lines – an Interview with Dr. Zoe Hewitt

Earlier this year, the UK Stem Cell Bank validated the first European Union of Tissue and Cell Directives (EUTCD)-compliant human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines: the MasterShef hESC lines 2, 7, and 10.  Derived at the University of Sheffield Center for Stem Cell Biology, these clinical-grade hESC lines are a major breakthrough for researchers requiring high-quality starting material for cell products intended for clinical, bringing stem cell implementation in medical therapies overall a significant step closer to realization. Recently, Biological Industries had the pleasure to speak with Dr. Zoe Hewitt, project leader for the derivation and validation of the...

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