Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Symposium 2

ALS patient-specific iPS cells

Haruhisa Inoue

Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University

Disease modeling of ALS using patient-specific iPS cells provides several insight into ALS pathogensis1)~3). Solutions, including rapid differentiation from iPS cells to motor neurons4), to technical hurdle of iPS cell technology5) will advance the field of disease modeling of ALS.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 52: 1137|1138, 2012)
key words: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), induced pluripotent stem cell (iPS cell), Disease modeling, rapid differentiation

(Received: 24-May-12)