3. Tracing the History of Stem Cell Research

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch3

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Tracing the History of Stem Cell Research, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244



  • organ transplant;
  • fertility treatment;
  • stem cells;
  • liver tissue;
  • white blood cells


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Regenerating Body Parts: Legends, Tales, and Truths

  • Discovering the Genetic Controls in Cells

  • Recapping Developments Since the 1950s