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Stem Cell Technology - At the Frontier of Tomorrow's Medicine

24 September 2018
Australia is at the forefront of stem cell medicine.
Stem Cell Technology – At the Frontier of Tomorrow's Medicine, by Stephanie Watson, James Chong and Clare Parish, is the lead article in a special Frontiers edition of Research Australia's Inspire magazine, released on 24 Sept

Regenerative medicine holds the promise of revolutionising patient care in the twenty-first century. Sitting at the convergence of stem cell science, gene therapy, synthetic biology and bioengineering, it provides novel ways to restore normal organ function.

Stem Cell Technology – At the Frontier of Tomorrow's Medicine 
describes the incredible regenerative medicine research being conducted by Australian stem cell researchers. 

This special issue of Inspire builds on the announcement of the MRFF Frontier Health and Medical Research Program in the May budget and includes a foreword by Minister for Health Greg Hunt. Stem cells and regenerative medicine have the potential to transform healthcare - Australia is at the forefront of stem cell medicine. 

The magazine also includes a number of other articles about advances in stem cell research, including:
Liver in a dish – Geraldine Mitchell and Kiryu Yap (p12)
Medical nanorobots target cancer – Keith Potent (p22)
3D printed shin bone implant – Erik De Wit (p40)
Making no bones about the role of strontium – Autofage et al (p43)
Frontiers research starting at the patient end of the pipeline – James St John and Jenny Ekberg (p44)

The Frontiers issue of Inspire is now available from Research Australia's website. 

Associate Professor James Chong and Professor Stephanie Watson are Chief Investigators with Stem Cells Australia; Associate Professor Clare Parish is a Partner Investigator.