Chemically Induced Neural Stem Cells (image) Gladstone Institutes Share Print E-Mail Caption Neural stem cells were created from skin cells using a cocktail of only nine chemicals. This is the first time cellular reprogramming has been accomplished without adding external genes to the cells. Credit Mingliang Zhang, PhD, Gladstone Institutes Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.