Stem cells and drug discovery: the beginning of a new era?

Cell. 2008 Feb 22;132(4):549-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2008.02.010.


Much of the attention focused on stem cells relates to their use in cell replacement therapy; however, stem cells may also transform the way in which therapeutics are discovered and validated.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cell Culture Techniques
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Drug Evaluation, Preclinical*
  • Embryonic Stem Cells / cytology*
  • Mice