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Haaretz covers Yishai's Hepatology paper

In a recent article in Haaretz newspaper, Ruth Schuster reviews our recent publication that reached the cover of Hepatology. "With all due respect to rat models and extrapolations, to know if a drug does damage to the human liver, it must be tested on a human liver or at least human liver cells (called hepatocytes). The inability to mass-produce viable, functional human liver cells in the lab had been an obstacle that has now been overcome by the team, which reports its work in the July edition of Hepatology. Read more:

Functional hepatocytes grown from human stem cells

#liver #stemcells #humandevelopment #drugmetabolism

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