and Relevance: The ability to reprogram somatic cells into pluripotent stem cells (induced pluripotent stem cells - iPSCs) has transformed both the study of basic human cellular neurobiology and the examination of the cellular basis of human diseases of the nervous system. However the creation, culturing and differentiation of iPSCs and their progeny are technically challenging and labor intensive which has inhibited use of iPSCs by many investigators. This core will provide the facilities and technical expertise to enable NINDS investigators to incorporate the technology into their research efforts.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30NS081774-02
Application #
8551812
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZNS1-SRB-R)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-07-01
Budget End
2014-06-30
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$218,123
Indirect Cost
$76,943
Name
Northwestern University at Chicago
Department
Type
DUNS #
005436803
City
Chicago
State
IL
Country
United States
Zip Code
60611
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