Diffusion Science radio: Stem cells for ailing hearts

Stem cells for ailing hearts


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Flying snakes by Ian Woolf
Dr Alexis Bosman speaks with Ian Woolf about creating stem cells to understand inherited heart disease.
Presented and produced by Ian Woolf


Dr Alexis Bosman
Cell Reprogramming Australia
Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

Patient fibroblasts (skin cells) in culture before being induced into stem cells from Victor Chang Cardiac Institute


an induced pluripotent stem cell colony from Victor Chang Cardiac Institute

a single cardiomyocyte (heart cell) derived from differentiated induced pluripotent stem cells stained with a fluorescent marker showing the expression of a structural protein associated with cellular contraction, cardiac troponin T from Victor Chang Cardiac Institute
Aerodynamics of the flying snake Chrysopelea paradisi: how a bluff body cross-sectional shape contributes to gliding performance


February 10, 2014

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