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Norio Nakatsuji

Professor, iCeMS/Inst Front Med Sci, Kyoto Univ. and Advisor, Kyoto Stem Cell Innovation, Inc., -
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About Norio Nakatsuji

Stem Cell Scientist and Entrepreneur for Industrial/Medical Application

Prof Nakatsuji is a graduate from Kyoto University. He obtained postdoctoral training in Sweden, USA and UK. He became a professor at National Institute of Genetics in 1991. In 1999, He moved to the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences at Kyoto University, which was reorganized for regenerative medicine. His laboratory established monkey ES cell lines in 2000 followed by human ES cell lines (Kh...

Prof Nakatsuji is a graduate from Kyoto University. He obtained postdoctoral training in Sweden, USA and UK. He became a professor at National Institute of Genetics in 1991. In 1999, He moved to the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences at Kyoto University, which was reorganized for regenerative medicine. His laboratory established monkey ES cell lines in 2000 followed by human ES cell lines (KhES1-5) in 2003. Since 2007, he is the founding director of Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), an institute which aims to advance cross-disciplinary research and technological innovation based on stem cells and smart materials. Recently, he is expanding his efforts from academic hPSC research towards industrial collaboration and entrepreneurial activities.

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What’s Important for Success of Multi-Sector Consortium in Regenerative Medicine

Recently, Japan has given two prominent topics, bad and good, to the global regenerative medicine community. The former is the over-promoted but fabricated STAP stem cell papers, and the latter is a rather unusual bold move by Japanese government to start flexible and relaxed regulation to advance the stem cell-based therapy. Then, what are happening in Japan?
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Aug 31, 2014