Author : Angela Huang

Written on Nov, 13, 2016 by in , ,

Recently, Cell Symposia celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the seminal publication on inducible pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). An audience of scientists from academia, biotech and pharma gathered to celebrate Drs. Yamanaka and Takahashi’s work and to discuss the future of iPSCs as therapeutics and in research.  In addition, the Gladstone Institute celebrated the 2016 Yamanaka-Ogawa Prize, awarded to a leading developmental biologist Dr. Doug Melton. Here, I’ll share some of the highlights with you and hope to begin our discussion on how the research and development of iPSCs continues to contribute to new discoveries and therapeutics developments.

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