OHSU scientists first to grow liver stem cells in culture, demonstrate therapeutic benefit

New mouse research published in Nature raises hope that human liver stem cells can be grown, transplanted in a similar way 25-Feb-2013 by Tamara Hargens-Bradley, Oregon Health & Science University PORTLAND, Ore. — For decades scientists around the world have attempted to regenerate primary liver cells known as hepatocytes because of their numerous biomedical applications, including hepatitis research,