Canadian stem cell scientists take the prize

Saul J. Sharkis

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2 Scopus citations


This year, the recipients of the Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research are Ernest A. McCulloch and James E. Till. The landmark studies of McCulloch and Till in the 1960s defined the hallmark properties of stem cells: the ability to self-renew and differentiate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)817-819
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 23 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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