Celebrating 25 years of embryonic stem cell research at UW–Madison

By Jordana Lenon Nov. 6, 2020 It’s been 25 years since University of Wisconsin–Madison scientist James Thomson became the first in the world to successfully isolate and culture primate embryonic stem cells. He accomplished this breakthrough first with nonhuman primates at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center in 1995, using rhesus monkey cells, then in…

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