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Stanford Course - Stem Cell Therapeutics

Preview the online course: Stem Cell Therapeutics (XGEN204)
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Stem cells provide enormous potential for the field of regenerative medicine. Their ability to become any type of cell—blood, heart, brain, bones, skin, muscles, etc.—offers hope for effective treatments, or perhaps even reversal of, a disease.

This course will advance your understanding of cell-based therapies and show you what it is being done today to develop and deliver them. Discover new ways to restore organ and tissue function for the treatment of chronic diseases, genetic disorders and serious injuries. Get a glimpse inside the laboratory of medical researchers who are pioneering stem cell therapeutics.

This course is an elective course in the Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate.

You Will Learn:

-Different sources of stem cells and how to identify them
-Key components in the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method
-Methods for quantifying iPS cell engraftment
-Practices for designing and generating human iPS cells

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