Anil Rustgi, MD, and School of Medicine researchers find newly discovered esophagus stem cells grow into transplantable tissue


December 15, 2008

PHILADELPHIA – Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered stem cells in the esophagus of mice that were able to grow into tissue-like structures and when placed into immune-deficient mice were able to form parts of an esophagus lining. The investigators report their findings online this month in the Journal of Clinical Investigation ... read more