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Stanford's Newest Stem Cell Expert Strikes All The Right Notes

Marius Wernig arrived at Stanford recently with a worldwide reputation for creating induced pluripotent stem cells from adult skin cells. What is less known is his success in composing classical music and opera, with pieces having premiered in Bonn, Cologne and Vienna. Wernig, who had previously been at MIT's Whitehead Institute, will be a key member of Stanford's Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Institute. His appointment is the latest in assembling a "dream team" for stem cell research at the institute, covering all of the most promising areas of stem cell research.

Marius Wernig arrived at Stanford recently with a worldwide reputation for creating induced pluripotent stem cells from adult skin cells. What is less known is his success in composing classical music and opera, with pieces having premiered in Bonn, Cologne and Vienna. Wernig, who had previously been at MIT's Whitehead Institute, will be a key member of Stanford's Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Institute. His appointment is the latest in assembling a "dream team" for stem cell research at the institute, covering all of the most promising areas of stem cell research.

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