A critical time for stem cell research in Australia

Alan Osborne Trounson, Richard P Harvey

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    Australia s strong historical foundation in stem cell science was boosted in 2002 by the formation of a virtual government-supported institute now called the Australian Stem Cell Centre. However, the inevitable brain drain and government and community expectations of quick commercial gains and rapid cures necessitate careful reconsideration of the identity and future of stem cell science in Australia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)118 - 122
    Number of pages5
    JournalCell Stem Cell
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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