Translational research: the path for bringing discovery to patients

Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Feb 6;14(2):146-8. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2014.01.004.


Translating basic research findings into therapeutic settings presents many scientific, logistic, and financial challenges for academic researchers. Here, I highlight some key insights for navigating such challenges based on recent clinical trials initiated by basic research from my lab.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • 16,16-Dimethylprostaglandin E2 / pharmacology
  • Animals
  • Clinical Trials as Topic*
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Translational Research, Biomedical*
  • United States
  • United States Food and Drug Administration
  • Zebrafish


  • 16,16-Dimethylprostaglandin E2