Pontifical Academy for Life


Dr. Yamanaka for the Stem Cell Research Congress


From 16 to 18 November 2016 the 3rd International Congress on Responsible Stem Cell Research entitled: "From Cells to Cell Products. Development of New Therapeutic Tools " was held in Padova (Italy).

In the opening session a video conference by Dr. Shinya Yamanaka was presented (see below). Dr. Yamanaka received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2012 for his studies on reprogramming adult stem cells. He is currently Director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application at Kyoto University (Japan).