Emanuela Gussoni, Ph.D.
AffiliationChildren’s Hospital and Harvard University, Boston
StrategyIsolating side population cells from muscle tissue
Long before "stem cell" became a household term, people had observed that plants and animals can, within limits, repair damage they sustain.
Wounds heal, broken bones knit, and lost blood is replenished. Mowed grass soon regrows, and barren trees sprout new leaves in spring. Cut off a limb of a salamander or some other amphibians, and it regrows. But the limbs of other animals, once gone, can’t...
Michael Rudnicki, Ph.D.
AffiliationOttawa Health Research Institute(Canada)
StrategyDecoding pathways of muscle-cell development and repair