Ian Wilmut

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English geneticist who succeeded in cloning a sheep from a cell from an adult ewe (born in 1944)


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Professor Ian Wilmut, the leader of the team which created Dolly the sheep through genetic cloning, has been knighted.
Ian Wilmut, the Scottish scientist who created Dolly, the cloned sheep, in 1996, told the London Telegraph that in light of the new findings he had decided to abandon his efforts to clone human embryos and would instead concentrate on research involving the reprogramming techniques.
Ian Wilmut and Roger Highfield co-wrote After Dolly to document the importance of the cloning of Dolly the sheep and what her creation meant to medical research and society.
Ten years ago author Ian Wilmut shocked science and the general public when he revealed his team of researchers had cloned the first sheep from an adult cell.
Interesting inventors are profiled as well, from Archimedes and Ctesibius (who proved that air was a material substance and created the first suction pump and water clock) to such contemporary innovators as human stem cell researcher Ann Tsukamoto and Dolly the lamb cloner Ian Wilmut.
Professor Ian Wilmut, the man behind the world's first cloned mammal, says experimental treatment could save lives.
El profesor Ian Wilmut y su equipo de investigadores del Instituto Roslin de Edimburgo, recibieron una respuesta favorable del gobierno de la Gran Bretana para realizar la clonacion de embriones humanos con padecimientos geneticos, con fines de investigacion y terapia.
Professor Ian Wilmut, of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh and a team from King's College London, plan to clone embryos to study the debilitating condition.
It was quite clear things were going to get worse," says Ian Wilmut, the scientist who helped clone Dolly.
Ian Wilmut, a scientist who led the team that created Dolly.
Professor Ian Wilmut, in charge of the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, said that if the institute approved the idea, it would then be considered by external regulators.
Professor Ian Wilmut, of the Edinburgh-based Roslin Institute, who led the team which cloned the animal, said there was no way of knowing if the five-year-old's condition was a result of the cloning process.