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Stefan Heller discusses stem cell research on Science Friday

School of Medicine Professor Stefan Heller, MD, PhD, was a guest on NPR's Science Friday today to discuss how he and researchers in his lab found a way to develop mouse cells that look and act just like the animal's inner-ear hair cells in a petri dish. If you missed the show and would like to learn more about his discovery, you can listen to today's Science Friday podcast.

Previously: Growing new inner-ear cells: a step toward a cure for deafness

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