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Stephen Minger, American stem cell researcher. Dr Stephen Minger is Director of King's Stem Cell Biology Laboratory, King's College, London, UK. In 2003, his team grew the first human embryonic stem cell (HESC) line in the UK. The cells were grown from an embryo originally produced as part of an in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. In 2004, the team created the first human cell line with the mutation for cystic fibrosis. Photographed in 2007.
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