• Kyodo


A researcher at Riken Center for Development Biology is one of British science journal Nature’s five persons to watch in 2014, recognizing her work using artificially made stem cells to restore damaged retinas of blind people.

Masayo Takahashi, project leader at the government-funded research institute, was listed at the top of the five potential newsmakers in the Nature edition that came out Thursday.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.