Hicks et al discover novel markers enabling enrichment and transplantation of skeletal muscle cells from human pluripotent stem cells!

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Hicks et al. Nature Cell Biology 20, 46–57 (2017)

News and Views: Muscling toward therapy with ERBB3 and NGFR




A step forward in therapy for muscle-wasting disorders
ScienceDailyMyScience.orgMedical Xpressthe Stem CellarInnovation TorontoDotemiratesTechnology NetworksHealth News Digest and Lab Manager Magazinereported on UCLA researcher April Pyle’s successful creation of skeletal muscle from stem cells, a major step toward a stem cell replacement therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other muscle-wasting disorders. Pyle is an associate professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics in the UCLA College of Letters and Science and the David Geffen School of Medicine and a member of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center.