Increasing Number of iPS Cell Therapies Tested in Clinical Trials
Increasing Number of iPS Cell Therapies Tested in Clinical Trials
Since their discovery in 2006, induced pluripotent stem cells have been poised to reprogram regenerative medicine. Twelve years on, here’s how far they’ve come.
Increasing Number of iPS Cell Therapies Tested in Clinical Trials
Increasing Number of iPS Cell Therapies Tested in Clinical Trials

Since their discovery in 2006, induced pluripotent stem cells have been poised to reprogram regenerative medicine. Twelve years on, here’s how far they’ve come.

Since their discovery in 2006, induced pluripotent stem cells have been poised to reprogram regenerative medicine. Twelve years on, here’s how far they’ve come.

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Image of the Day: Retinal Transplant
Image of the Day: Retinal Transplant
Kerry Grens | Nov 7, 2018
Blind rats are made to see after sheets of cells implanted into their eyes make themselves at home.
Retina Recordings Reinvented
Retina Recordings Reinvented
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2018
Ultraflexible mesh electrodes monitor the intact, functioning eyes of awake animals.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
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Image of Day: Retinas from Scratch
Image of Day: Retinas from Scratch
Ashley Yeager | Oct 12, 2018
Human eye organoids could help scientists develop therapies for colorblindness.
Reprogrammed Müller Glia Restore Vision in Mice
Reprogrammed Müller Glia Restore Vision in Mice
Ashley Yeager | Aug 15, 2018
A double gene-transfer therapy transformed the non-neuronal cells into rod photoreceptors in the retinas of animal models of congenital blindness.
 Image of the Day: Throw the Switch
Image of the Day: Throw the Switch
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 27, 2018

A computer model of the eye can predict the consequences of altering the neural pathways of vision.

Image of the Day: An Eyeful
Image of the Day: An Eyeful
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 30, 2018
The physiological changes that can occur in the retinas of patients with cerebral malaria may provide a useful approach to diagnosis.
Prosthetic Retinas Help Blind Mice See
Prosthetic Retinas Help Blind Mice See
Ashley Yeager | Mar 6, 2018
Artificial photoreceptors made of nanowires help restore blind animals’ sensitivity to light.
Optogenetic Therapies Move Closer to Clinical Use
Optogenetic Therapies Move Closer to Clinical Use
Shawna Williams | Nov 16, 2017
With a clinical trial underway to restore vision optogenetically, researchers also see promise in using the technique to treat deafness, pain, and other conditions.