Dr. Mitalipov’s stem cell discovery named a Top 10 Breakthrough of 2013

Dr. Mitalipov

As we wrap up 2013, several publications have issued Top 10 lists for 2013. Shoukhrat Mitalipov, Ph.D., a senior scientist at the Oregon National Primate Research Center, has been recognized by four national publications —TimeNatureScience, and Discoverfor being the first person to transform human skin cells into embryonic stem cells using a technique called somatic cell nuclear transfer. The discovery holds promise for treating conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, cardiac disease and spinal cord injuries.

One response to “Dr. Mitalipov’s stem cell discovery named a Top 10 Breakthrough of 2013

  1. My dad has Parkinson’s disease. Love to hear that the place I work will someday hold a superior treatment or cure

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