Engineering liver tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells: A first step in generating new organs for transplantation?


  • Ira J. Fox M.D.,

    1. Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Children's Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Stephen A. Duncan D.Phil.

    1. MCW Program in Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
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  • Potential conflict of interest: Nothing to report.

  • I.J.F. is supported by RO1 DK48794, R01 DK099320, and PO1 DK096990 from the National Institutes of Health and W81XWH-09-1-0658 and W81XWH-11-1-0803 from the Department of Defense, and S.A.D. is supported by RO1 DK55743, PO1 HL094857, and UO1 HG006398.