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University of Kyoto, CiRA (Center for iPS Cell Research and Application)

Following the generation of human iPSCs by Prof. Shinya Yamanaka and others in November 2007, Kyoto University established the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application within the Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (ICeMS) in January 2008 to further promote scientific advances in the fields of induced pluripotency and reprogramming. CiRA is the world's first institute to focus specifically on these areas, and its researchers strive to realize the potential medical benefits of these cells as rapidly as can safely and responsibly be done. CiRA became an independent institute in April 2010, under the leadership of Prof. Yamanaka. *


Period Start 2008-01-22 established
  Group University of Kyoto (Kyoto University)
Product Industry stem cell research
Person Person Yamanaka, Shinya (Univ Kyoto 201004– Director of CiRA + Nobel Laureate 2012)
Region Region Kyoto
  Country Japan
  Street 53 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin Yoshida
  City 606-8507 Kyoto
  Tel +81-75-366-7000
    Address record changed: 2020-12-02
Basic data Employees n. a.
    * Document for »About Section«: 
Record changed: 2023-07-10


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