Stem Cell Research: The Quest Resumes

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Time Magazine cover story on Harvard’s Douglas Melton and the work of HSCI

“After eight years of political ostracism, stem-cell scientists like
Harvard’s Douglas Melton are coming back into the light — and making
discoveries that may soon bring lifesaving breakthroughs.

Scientific inspiration can come from anywhere — a person, an event,
even an experiment gone awry. But perhaps nothing can drive innovation
more powerfully than the passion born of tragedy. Or, in Douglas
Melton’s case, near tragedy. The co-director of the Harvard Stem Cell
Institute (HSCI) is one of the leading figures in the search for cures
for presently incurable diseases, and his breakthrough work is
challenging many long-held beliefs about the ways biology and human
development work.”

Read the full story in Time Magazine